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High-dose vitamin D shows benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prompted by the “very encouraging” results of the Sunshine clinical trial, the potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in metastatic… Read More »

Billionaire Los Angeles Times Owner Patrick Soon-Shiong Accused Of ‘Catch-And-Kill’ Scheme—With A Cancer Drug

Patrick Soon-Shiong at the Ambrosetti International Economic in September 2018 in Como, Italy. (Photo by Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images)Getty Images Sorrento Therapeutics has accused billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong and one of his companies of acquiring a cancer drug that would have competed with the blockbuster drug he invented and later sold to Celgene, and preventing it… Read More »