Tag Archives: cancer

Cancer cases, medical complications surge for 9/11 survivors, CDC report says

Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart (2nd R) looks on as US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (R), D-NY, speaks with John Feal (C), a 9/11 health advocate, and 9/11 first responders, survivors and their families, during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on February 25, 2019, to discuss the introduction… Read More »

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

Does ketogenic diet kill cancer

In this context we can also report, that patients outside the study and following the diet during standard therapies chemo-, radiotherapy, regularly report an increase in energy and condition not shown. The patients’, ALT dropped significantly I while blood urea increased, albeit remaining in normal range J. So, the macronutrient skirmishes and studies raged on.… Read More »

Newly Approved Lumakras (sotorasib) Fights Lung Cancer Tied to Certain Genes

FRIDAY, June 4, 2021 — A newly approved lung cancer drug shows promise in improving survival in patients whose tumors carry a common and tough-to-treat genetic mutation, researchers say. Sotorasib — brand name Lumakras — was approved May 28 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a targeted therapy for non-small cell lung cancer… Read More »