New T-cell Has Potential for Universal’ Cancer Therapy

Researchers at Cardiff University have discovered a new type of killer T-cell that offers hope of a “one-size-fits-all” cancer therapy. T-cells with the new TCR were shown, in the lab, to kill lung, skin, blood, colon, breast, bone, prostate, ovarian, kidney and cervical cancer cells, while ignoring healthy cells. The researchers injected T-cells able to …

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THIO is a Telomerase-Mediated Approach to Fighting Cancer

Telomerase is present in 90% of human cancer cells and contributes significantly to proliferative abilities and immortality of cancer cells. MAIA Biotechnology is developing a Telomerase-Mediated Approach to Fighting Cancer. Telomerase is either absent or shows low activity in normal cells. THIO(6-thio-dG) is recognized by telomerase and incorporated into telomeres. Once incorporated, it compromises telomere …

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New Gene Targeting Cancer Drugs And Other Advances in Cancer Medicine

A new cancer drugs work by targeting tumors by their genetic make-up instead of where originate in the body. On November 26, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to larotrectinib (VITRAKVI, Loxo Oncology Inc. and Bayer) for adult and pediatric patients with solid tumors that have a neurotrophic receptor tyrosine kinase (NTRK) …

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Over 60% of Previously Inoperable Pancreatic Cancers Now Removable

A combination treatment of intensive chemotherapy and radiation therapy, as well as the blood pressure drug losartan enables many previously inoperable pancreatic cancer tumors to be removed. The work was done at Massachusetts General Hospital and will expand to more institutions in an expanded study. Using the combo therapy allowed 34 of the 49 participants …

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Nuclear Fusion Company TAE Technologies First Product is a Better Cancer Radiation Treatment Device

TAE Life Sciences, division of TAE Technologies, will use low energy neutrons to destroy cancer tumors without damaging healthy tissue. They are using nuclear science know-how that they have built up from their continuing pursuit of commercial nuclear fusion to develop a more effective million cancer radiation treatment device. TAE raised $40 million to build …

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Billionaire Antiaging Investor Jim Mellon Predicts We Will Live to 115-150 Years

Jim Mellon is a billionaire investor in antiaging companies. Jim has made several investments in antiaging companies and as one of the leading investors in the field gets pitched almost all of the antiaging companies. Jim thus has a unique perspective on what the latest developments are with anti-aging technology. Jim predicts that average life …

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