Popular obesity drug can also help destroy cancer cells, scientists discover

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KILDARE, Ireland — A popular drug doctors typically prescribe to treat obesity and Type 2 diabetes may hold cancer-killing benefits as well, according to new research. A team from Maynooth University explains that glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) analogues are already a gold-standard pharmacological approach for fighting obesity, but these latest findings show that the treatment is also …

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New ‘miracle’ gel may cure brain tumors in humans

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BALTIMORE — A “miracle” gel that cures brain tumors in mice could offer new hope for human cancer patients, a new study reveals. Researchers at John Hopkins University say the medication delivered by the substance stops 100 percent of an aggressive form of brain cancer within mice. The “striking” result provides new hope for patients …

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New tumor-shrinking method uses a patient’s own blood to beat cancer

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EVANSTON, Ill. — Scientists from Northwestern University have discovered a non-invasive way of getting rid of cancerous tumors. Their research reveals a way to use a person’s own blood to isolate a tumor’s attack cells. The technique builds upon an emerging technique in cancer treatment called adoptive cell therapy. This therapy uses immune cells from …

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Common dietary supplement boosts effectiveness of treatment for drug-resistant breast cancer tumors

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BASEL, Switzerland — Many cancer therapies out there, unfortunately, don’t produce the desired results patients are counting on, especially in the late stages. In advanced breast cancer, this happens because the cancer cells become resistant to the treatments. Now, researchers from the University of Basel have revealed a mechanism behind this and one possible solution: …

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New nuclear medicine therapy cures non-Hodgkin lymphoma in just 2 days!

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RESTON, Va. — A promising new treatment for a deadly blood cancer essentially cures the disease and wipes out tumors in just two days. Researchers working with the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging say the new therapy could be a game-changing step in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. In experiments with mice, just one …

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Tiny implant cures mice of breast cancer in just 2 weeks, study says

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SHANGHAI, China — A tiny implant has cured mice of breast cancer in just two weeks, according to a new study. The self-charging battery enables a new class of medications to kill tumors, leaving healthy tissue alone. Scientists in China explain that the device runs on salt water injected into the cancerous area, causing consumption …

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