Cancer

Feeling better: Jeff Bridges has been through a lot of health issues over the past two years, but he's much better now

Jeff Bridges Says He’s Feeling Much Better After Battling Cancer and COVID-19: ‘It’s Devastated Me’

Jeff Bridges Says He’s Feeling Much Better After Battling Cancer and Contracting COVID-19: ‘It’s Devastated Me’ By Mark Mcgreal for Dailymail.Com and Heidi Parker for Dailymail.com Published: 10:28 p.m. EDT, June 9, 2022 | Updated: 6:30 a.m. EDT, June 10, 2022 Jeff Bridges has been through a lot of health issues over the past two …

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Small cancer drug trial sees tumors disappear in 100% of patients

Placeholder while loading article actions Small drug trial has seismic impact in oncology world: After six months of experimental treatment, tumors disappeared in 14 patients diagnosed with early-stage rectal cancer who completed study at the time of its publication. Colorectal cancer researchers welcome the study, published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine, as …

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Breakthrough mRNA vaccine could help cure pancreatic cancer

A new vaccine using the same mRNA technology as Pfizer’s COVID-19 jab could be a breakthrough in the fight against pancreatic cancer. In a promising early study led by German company BioNTech – which has partnered with Pfizer to develop the life-saving COVID vaccine – half of patients remained cancer-free 18 months after having their …

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Breakthrough mRNA vaccine could help cure pancreatic cancer

A new vaccine using the same mRNA technology as Pfizer’s COVID-19 jab could be a breakthrough in the fight against pancreatic cancer. In a promising early study led by German company BioNTech – which has partnered with Pfizer to develop the life-saving COVID vaccine – half of patients remained cancer-free 18 months after having their …

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Every patient in this experimental drug trial saw their cancer disappear, researchers say

A small clinical trial conducted by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center found that every rectal cancer patient who received experimental treatment with immunotherapy saw their cancer go into remission. One participant, Sascha Roth, was preparing to travel to Manhattan for weeks of radiation therapy when the results came in, Sloan Kettering Memorial said. That’s when …

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Experts wonder who could be helped after breakthrough new cancer drug – and when

In 2020, almost 340,000 people died from rectal cancer. Now a new treatment give hope to overcome the disease – and perhaps also for other forms of cancer – could be available within a year. A recent trial, led by researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and published in the New England Journal of …

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Patients’ cancer risk decreases after bariatric surgery, study finds

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) New preliminary research this week points to the long-term benefits of bariatric or weight-loss surgery. The study found that people who had surgery were significantly less likely to develop certain cancers over a ten-year period compared to obese people of the same weight who did not have surgery. Those who developed cancer …

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The unexpected result of a cancer trial: remission in every patient

Sascha Roth, a runner who helps run a family-owned furniture store, in Bethesda, Maryland on June 3, 2022, learned she had rectal cancer in 2019. A small rectal cancer study leads to a remission in each patient. (Shuran Huang/The New York Times) This was a small trial, just 18 patients with rectal cancer, all of …

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The unexpected result of a cancer trial: remission in every patient

Sascha Roth, a runner who helps run a family-owned furniture store, in Bethesda, Maryland on June 3, 2022, learned she had rectal cancer in 2019. A small rectal cancer study leads to a remission in each patient. (Shuran Huang/The New York Times) This was a small trial, just 18 patients with rectal cancer, all of …

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A mother said her severe pain had been considered anxiety for a year. Then, while undergoing a C-section, she learned that she had terminal cancer.

Lois Walker said she made 20 calls and several emergency room visits due to pain, swelling and bowel issues. Doctors told her she had health problems, even when her pregnancy became so painful that she threatened to kill herself. During a caesarean section, doctors discovered tumors in several organs. She does not know how long …

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