Matt Damon asks for 'prayers' as father battles blood cancer
The "Bourne" actor's dad has been fighting multiple myeloma since 2011.
48 minutes ago - NBC News
Progression Toward Multiple Myeloma Identified
The biology of multiple myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells has been explained and how it changes from asymptomatic stages to symptomatic later.
1 day ago - Medindia Health
CAR T Immunotherapy Shows Promise in Treating Multiple Myeloma
Chimeric Antigen Receptor T cell therapy has shown some promising results in multiple myeloma treatment option in patients who have had a relapse or were resistant
1 day ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Two immunotherapy approaches for multiple myeloma show hope
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania's Abramson Cancer Center have developed two experimental immunotherapy methods that include one chimeric antigen receptor T cell...
1 day ago - News Medical - 2 articles
In multiple myeloma, high levels of enzyme ADAR1 are associated with reduced survival
Using a database of multiple myeloma patient samples and information, researchers found that high ADAR1 levels correlate with reduced survival rates. They also determined that...
5 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
High ADAR1 enzyme levels correlate with reduced survival rates in multiple myeloma
Multiple myeloma is the second most common blood cancer in the United States. Thirty to 50 percent of multiple myeloma patients have extra copies of the gene that encodes the...
5 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
AACR president to lead City of Hope National Medical Center
Michael A. Caligiuri Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, has been named president and physician-in-chief at City of Hope National Medical Center. Caligiuri - president of American...
12 days ago - Healio
Study unveils new immunotherapeutic target against multiple myeloma
Osaka - In recent decades monoclonal antibody-based treatment of cancer has been established as one of the most successful therapeutic strategies for both solid tumors and...
14 days ago - News Medical
New strategy for multiple myeloma immunotherapy
A new target for monoclonal antibody-based treatment of cancer has been revealed by a team of researchers.
14 days ago - ScienceDaily
Different Mutations for Blood Cancer Requires Different Targeted Therapies
Most multiple myeloma studies involve people of European descent, but the disease is more likely to affect African-Americans, says new study.
18 days ago - Medindia Health - 4 articles
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Physical Activity can Improve Lymphoma Patient's Chances of Survival
Lymphoma patient's chances of survival can be improved by good physical activity and thereby physicians have to counsel patients to increase their physical patients.
Innovative Photothermal Techniques can Cause Direct Damage to Tumors
Nanorods made of bismuth sulfide can now help destroy tumors by heat. This method could be an effective new treatment option for treating cancer
Workout On the Treadmill Thrice a Week To Deal With Parkinson's Disease
The muscle stiffness, disability, loss of gait can be slowed down by exercising on the treadmill thrice a week in those with early-stage Parkinson's disease.
Protein Crucial for Development of Immune Cells That are Key to Fighting Cancer
Protein, Runx3, programs T cells to amass in tissues where they protect against infection and tumor growth, opening the door to potential new cancer therapies.
Why Peppa Pig's GP is a bad example for real patients
Dr Catherine Bell said the series is encouraging patients to use surgeries inappropriately because character, Dr Brown Bear, pictured, is often seen prescribing medicines for...
The NS Holiday Gift Guide for the Foodie
December is flying by, and that means the holidays are fast approaching. The NS Holiday Gift Guides continue today with unique gifts for the foodie in your life, or that could...
Quinoa compounds may boost ‘healthspan' and slow aging: Study
Specific phytochemicals in quinoa may contribute to slowing aging and improved metabolic health, suggests new data from a study in nematodes .
Crush All Your Fitness Goals With These 50 Must-Know Workout Tips
Whether you're building up to a 5K , you want to grow your back muscles, or you want to get better at doing push-ups , these 50 tips will help you slay your fitness...
Superfoods to combat arthritis: Ginger, berries, fish and other...
Individuals diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis can experience mild to severe joint pain, and this often affects their daily lives. Thankfully, there are some superfoods that...
Health Ministry Launched New Campaign to Eradicate TB
Aiming to eradicate TB on the lines of polio, the Union Health Ministry has launched a 15-day nationwide door-to door campaign for early and better diagnosis.