Tag Archives: Cancer

Viewpoints: Why Is There Still So Much Inequity In Cancer Research?; Shutdown Hurts Health Of Millions

Editorial pages focus on these health issues and others. The Hill: Equity, Not Equality, Will Advance Cancer Care Cancer care research is plagued by inequity. And this process starts early: at the time of enrollment of patients for clinical trials in. When new cancer therapies are tested, or being developed, the process is far from… Read More »

SickKids study finds blood tests alone may be effective strategy for detecting cancer relapse in certain patients

For most cancer patients, medical tests and examinations don’t end with the completion of therapy, even if their cancer has gone into remission. They will be due for several follow-up appointments, which can include blood tests, imaging tests and other exams as part of a surveillance protocol to detect possible relapse. One of the regular… Read More »

Acupressure Helps Relieve Breast Cancer Treatment Symptoms (STUDY)

A study has found that acupressure could be a low-cost, DIY solution for a set of persistent side effects which remain after conventional treatment for breast cancer is completed. It was reported by researchers in 2016 that acupressure helped with a reduction of fatigue in breast cancer survivors. This current study examined how acupressure impacted… Read More »