Cancer researchers in Heidelberg are testing a promising treatment approach, using gene therapy to activate a patient’s immune system. After initial positive results, they’re now investigating whether the therapy can help leukemia patients.
An FDA advisory panel has unanimously approved a leukemia treatment that could become the first gene therapy approved in the US. The panel hailed the drug as a "major advance" in the battle against childhood cancer.
Vitamins are essential to our health. People who eat a balanced diet shouldn't need to take supplements. But what happens if we do take too many of them?
We're often told to "get out into the fresh air." It's supposed to be especially good for our health. It's even been claimed that fresh air protects us from cancer.
"I can, we can defeat cancer" is this year's theme on World Cancer Day. In many African countries there is still a lack of awareness and treatment methods, but the number of people affected is on the rise.
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