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Where can I find john beard's research on cancer?

Where can I find john beard's research on cancer?

Medical library: John beard ( 1858-1924) british embryologist , proposed enzyme treatment of cancer, trophoblastic theoty, the fore runner of stem cell, for treatment of cancer , and his articles are of historical value could be found in any medical archives. ...Read more

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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Can biology research or chemistry research help cure cancer?

Can biology research or chemistry research help cure cancer?

My goodness: I need more than 400 characters to answer that question! the answer is yes, cell and molecular biology research has led to better understanding of cancer and significant improvements in therapy. The limitation i see to this is the tremendous cost of the new medicines derived from said research. Prevention and early detection are still very important and will be even more as the population ages. ...Read more

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Any ideas on what current cures scientists are researching to treat cancers like colorectal cancer?

Any ideas on what current cures scientists are researching to treat cancers like colorectal cancer?

New approaches: The present chemotherapeutic approach and those monoclonals targeting growth factors have not made a major impact on survival. The specific immunogenic protein characterizing colorectal cancer has been isolated, defined and can be used as a vaccine. The effect is production of an IgG1 that targets the tumor. IgG1 given IV works in 6-8hrs. if needed for advanced cases, vaccine for prevention P.O ...Read more

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Is there any research done to cure cancer fast?

Is there any research done to cure cancer fast?

Cancer cure: There is continual research for curing cancer, but certain cancers have better and faster treatments and successes than others. ...Read more

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Gayobano,has there been any research on helping with cancer ?

Gayobano,has there been any research on helping with cancer ?

Never heard of it: Do not waste your money and time with unconventional treatments. They can only cause delay in receiving proper/ science- based, treatments and hence prove harmful in the long range. ...Read more

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Have erosive esophagatis, pantoprazole prescribed, researched it can cause cancer??? Also low magnesium long time use, can I use magnesium supplement?

Have erosive esophagatis, pantoprazole prescribed, researched it can cause cancer??? Also low magnesium long time use, can I use magnesium supplement?

Understood but...: ...you have a considerably higher risk of cancer (e.g. adenocarcinoma of the esophagus) due to malignant transformation of Barrett's esophagus in the setting of untreated/undertreated GERD than many of the treatment side effects you appear to be concerned over. ...Read more

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My 8 year old son has a lump under his left nipple. I have researched it and fear cancer. Could it be something else?

My 8 year old son has a lump under his left nipple. I have researched it and fear cancer. Could it be something else?

May not be cancer...: As a pediatrician for 30 years, I have yet to find breast cancer in a preteen boy or girl. A more probable likelihood is a dormant breast bud or a subareolar lymph node, both of which occur often in my practice. Of importance is there any bleeding or oozing of pus or fluid from the nipple? Is the skin surrounding the lump red or hot? Is it painful? For peace of mind schedule a pediatric exam. ...Read more

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How quickly is cancer research progressing?

How quickly is cancer research progressing?

Amazingly Quickly: In the field of brain tumors, for example, a thousand years ago, they invented surgery, a hundred years ago, they invented radiation. Then, seven years ago, they found the first chemotherapy, (temodar) five years ago, they found the next chemotherapy, (avastin) and two years ago they proved that ttf therapy works. (novocure). ...Read more