Will Breast Tumors Go Away Without Treatment

A new article published in the Archives of Internal Medicine asks a very controversial question. Do breast cancer tumors go away on their own? In order to try to prove or disprove this theory researchers performed a study. The article shows that at least one type of cancer that was discovered through screening sometimes will disappear. Neoroblastoma is a very rare childhood tumor.

Health Experts Campaign Against Tanning Industry

Health experts have are putting together a campaign against the tanning industry. According to the campaign the tanning industry portrays indoor tanning beds and sunbathing a safe practice and even goes so far as to say that it is good for the health of consumers.

Vaccine To Cure Breast Cancer

Researchers have been working on an experimental breast cancer vaccine and in the process have been able to create one that is more effective. They have hope that this new vaccine will give the patient a cancer fighting gene that will place itself into the infected cells. This will then create immune system proteins that will destroy the tumor.

Doctors Discover First Cancer Gene At City Hospital

Doctors at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia discovered the first gene that they believe might be connected to a form of neuroblastoma. Neorublastoma is a type of cancer that many doctors believe is inherited.

New Experimental Treatment May Help To Cure Melanoma Patients

Dr. Cassian Yee started a study that could possibly cure patients that have been diagnosed with melanoma through a new experimental treatment. In their study Dr. Yee treated a 52 year old man by injecting him with 5 billion of his own white blood cells. The cells that they injected or know also as Killer T cells and are the cells in the body that help to fight tumors in the body.

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