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The first symptoms of pancreatic cancer and its evolution in 4 stages

When cancer that first formed in the pancreas spreads to other parts of the body, doctors classify it as stage 4 pancreatic cancer. The pancreas is an organ that supports the digestive system and helps the body regulate blood sugar. blood. Pancreatic cancer is hard to find early because the pancreas is deep in the …

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Breast cancer: the considerable progress in immunotherapy significantly delays life expectancy, even in the worst prognosis

Breast cancer: the considerable progress in immunotherapy significantly delays life expectancy, even in the worst prognosis

An international study published on July 21 reveals that adding a type of immunotherapy, an antibody called pembrolizumab, to chemotherapy improves the overall survival of patients with advanced triple-negative breast cancer by 27%, a worse prognosis in this type of cancer . Triple negative breast cancer accounts for approximately 15% of all diagnosed breast tumors. …

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Why pancreatic cancer will be more of a concern in the future

This high rate is explained by the impossibility of adequately treating this cancer when it is diagnosed at an advanced stage, as is usually the case. In fact, this cancer is characterized by a silent progression, without apparent symptoms, and it metastasizes very quickly. When the first warning signs appear (jaundice, weight loss, tiredness, pain …

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Cured colorectal cancer patients: "All patients went into remission, without serious side effects"

Cured colorectal cancer patients: “All patients went into remission, without serious side effects”

The use of the antibody dostarlimab has allowed 18 patients with colorectal cancer to achieve a cure, according to a study published this Sunday in the United States. Jean-Baptiste Bachet, an oncologist from Pitié-Salpêtrière, deciphers the advances that this therapy can offer. A revolutionary clinical trial? Posted on Sunday in new England Journal Of Medicine, …

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Cancer: fasting increases immunity and the effect of treatments

Two important studies show that a reduction in calorie intake activates the immune system and increases the effectiveness of chemotherapy. Most of the drugs used in chemotherapy are very powerful cell poisons that manage to kill cells by preventing them from reproducing. Several observations made in recent years indicate, however, that this cytotoxic action is …

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Finally solved the mystery of heavy smokers who never develop lung cancer?

Smoking, the leading cause of cancer in the world, is a considerable risk factor for the disease, mainly lung cancer. Tobacco smoke, in particular, would cause mutations in lung cells, which multiply abnormally during tumor formation. The risk would be multiplied by 10 or 15 for smokers (compared to non-smokers), but paradoxically, many “heavy smokers” …

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Child dies of breast cancer after negative mammogram and long medical wandering

Child dies of breast cancer after negative mammogram and long medical wandering

A young teenager just 13 years old has died of breast cancer after several doctors refused to give her a mammogram due to her young age. A tragedy, which however could have been avoided, has recently occurred in Val-d’Oise. A 13-year-old girl named Shiloh died of breast cancer. The young woman had initially noticed a …

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