Tagged: Chemotherapy

What can go wrong in the blood? - Guest Work

Guest Author Jul 27, 2017

Maher Gandhi, The University of Queensland and Huyen Tran, Monash University While blood is essential for human life, there are many things that can go wrong. And as it travels around the body and flows through every organ, problems in the blood can have wide-ranging implications for our health. There are countless problems that can occur … Read More

Could a cannabis pill reduce chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting? - Guest Work

Guest Author Jul 17, 2017

Peter Grimison, University of Sydney For some cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, the thought of joining their loved ones for a meal can be, quite literally, sickening. Nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy can cause devastating physical side effects and wreck a patient’s social and family life. Patients say they find it difficult to manage the expectations of well-meaning … Read More

More effective and less invasive: how breast cancer treatment has evolved since the 1950s - Guest Work

Guest Author Jun 01, 2016

By Nicholas Wilcken, University of Sydney Treating breast cancer with a very high dose of chemotherapy doesn’t improve survival any more than if using a standard dose. A recent Cochrane review has put the final nail in the coffin of decades of research debunking the antiquated idea that, if only we could give a high enough dose … Read More

Lemon: The New Miracle Cure! - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Mar 07, 2011

The surprising benefits of lemon! Institute of Health Sciences, 819 N. L.L.C. Charles Street Baltimore , MD 1201. This is the latest in medicine, effective for cancer! Read carefully & you be the judge. Lemon (Citrus) is a miraculous product to kill cancer cells. It is 10,000 times stronger than chemotherapy. Why do we not [...] … Read More