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4 novelties that could revolutionize cancer treatment - BBC News Africa

4 novelties that could revolutionize cancer treatment – BBC News Africa

André Biernath – @andre_biernath BBC News Brazil 28 minutes ago Photo credit, Getty Images image caption, The treatment of certain tumors has undergone a real revolution over the past ten years. Each year, tens of thousands of physicians from around the world gather in Chicago, USA to learn about the latest innovations in cancer diagnosis …

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Israeli company tests fecal bacteria pills against cancer

Israeli company tests fecal bacteria pills against cancer

Twelve Israeli cancer patients will soon start treatment with pills containing faecal bacteria, as part of a clinical trial to assess the effect of the new therapy on the overall efficacy of immunotherapy. Scientists from Rehovot-based pharmaceutical company Biomica studied data on the bacterial balance of faeces in a large number of cancer patients. They …

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New hope in the fight against cancer: a genetically modified virus can increase the life expectancy of children with brain tumors

New hope in the fight against cancer: a genetically modified virus can increase the life expectancy of children with brain tumors

Each year in Europe, more than 35,000 new cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed and 6,000 children die from it. The breakthrough made by Spanish researchers concerns infiltrating glioma of the brainstem (GITC). In France, nearly 50 children are affected each year, as many girls as boys, making GITC a rare tumour. The discovery of …

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