Research has found that a compound in olive oil may help suppress the growth of brain tumours
This article discusses a recent study by the University of Edinburgh’s school of biological sciences that found potential for the main ingredient found in olive oil, oleic acid to stimulate the production of a molecule that can prevent the growth of cancer causing proteins.
A new cancer drug that targets cancer by genetic marker
A new drug has been approved by the US FDA that targets cancer by genetic marker. Clinical trials have shown that the drug has helped shrink tumours in some patients and it is believed that the drug can assist the body’s immune system to fight the cancer. The drug is not body part specific and…
Blood screening for early detection of brain tumours
New research has found that changes in immune activity appear to signal a growing brain tumor five years before symptoms arise. This has the potential to lead to earlier detection of brain cancer.