Through participation in a government-sponsored multi-year study, researchers at the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest University have helped confirm that arsenic trioxide – marketed as Trisenox® – significantly improves patient survival when coupled with standard chemotherapy treatment in newly diagnosed patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia, or APL.
Rochester researchers showed for the first time that a natural antioxidant found in grape skins and red wine can help destroy pancreatic cancer cells by reaching to the cell’s core energy source, or mitochondria, and crippling its function. The study is published in the March edition of the journal, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.
Eating black raspberries may protect against esophageal cancer among people at high-risk for developing the deadly disease, according to a new study at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.
A collaborative team of researchers spearheaded by Dennis Carson, M.D., professor of medicine and director of the Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center at the UC San Diego (UCSD) has identified a potent new anti-cancer drug isolated from toxic blue-green algae found in the South Pacific.