Tag Archives: Cancer

Two US cancer patients treated with controversial CRISPR technology

Human gene editing comes to America: Two US cancer patients treated with controversial CRISPR technology CRISPR gene-editing has been hailed as a breakthrough that could eradicate diseases  Several US trials of the technology in humans are underway  The University of Pennsylvania told NPR they have edited the genes of their first two adult human patients… Read More »

High-dose vitamin D shows benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prompted by the “very encouraging” results of the Sunshine clinical trial, the potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in metastatic… Read More »

Many Secretly Use Alternative Meds For Cancer

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — One out of every three U.S. cancer patients uses alternative or complementary therapies, but many keep that info from their doctors, a new study finds. That’s a real concern, the study’s lead author said, especially when it comes to supplements and cancer radiation… Read More »