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Consuming a high-fibre diet proven to be beneficial for cancer patients, finds study

Patients who had a high-fibre diet were found five times likely to reduce the growth or shrink tumours while taking an immune therapy. The researchers unveiled the findings at the recent news conference held by the American Association for Cancer Research, Science News reported late last week. Researchers have found a new potential way to […]

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Following a keto diet could help make cancer therapy more effective

In recent years, scientists have been testing a new class of cancer drugs. They target a specific molecular pathway that has been shown to be faulty in many types of cancer. Specifically, these drugs target a cell signalling pathway called phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase (PI3K), which is activated by insulin. Previous studies have shown that mutations in […]

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Kids affected with cancer more prone to malnutrition, reveals AIIMS study

It underlines that malnutrition which is often seen as point of diagnosis in childhood cancer or may develop during the course of treatment has consequences on tolerance to chemotherapy, wound healing, immune status, survival and quality of life. The report mentions that it is important to obtain data on the prevalence of malnutrition in paediatric […]

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Noble prize for medicine awarded to immunologists for research on cancer treatment

The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine has been awarded to James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.” American James P. Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo, won the annual award for work on a new approach to cancer treatment Nobel Prize laureate James P. […]

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