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Eating chicken instead of steak or sausages ‘slashes a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer’

Eating chicken instead of steak, lamb or sausages ‘slashes a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer by 28%’ Women who eat a lot of red meat are 23% more likely to develop breast cancer Those who consume poultry are 15% less at risk of the invasive disease  Red meat has been found to contain cancer-causing… Read More »

FDA Approves Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for the Treatment of Metastatic Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)

Print this page KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 18, 2019 Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keytruda, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, as monotherapy for the treatment of patients with metastatic small cell lung cancer (SCLC) with disease progression on or after… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Could an ingenious vaccine help treat colon cancer?

Vaccines are one the most potent protective medicines we have. They work by encouraging the body to ­protect itself, in almost all cases, against specific invaders like an infection. Vaccines are responsible for ridding the world of many scourges like smallpox, TB and childhood infectious diseases. But a vaccine can be a lot more ingenious… Read More »