Childhood Cancer: Part V (v): Bone Marrow & Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplants
How do Blood Cancers Differ in Adults & Adolescents?
In Part 1 of this series we explained that this series of articles is not meant to be medical advice, but a guide that may help you as a parent of a newly diagnosed child with cancer cope just a bit better. Information is knowledge, and never more so than when you are dealing with […]
Hear What Happened When This Adorable 65-Year Old Woman With Cancer Took Mushrooms
Survival rates associated with blood cancers such as Leukaemia, Lymphoma, and Multiple Myeloma have gone up for patients of all ages in recent years. This increase has however been relatively smaller in adolescents and young adults than in children and older adults. According to researchers, there are likely to be multiple reasons for this. Part of the […]
Researchers Identify Mechanism to Control Enzyme Crucial For Boosting Immunity
The 65 year old psychotherapist Estalyn Walcoff was devastated when she was told that she’s suffering from untreatable lymphoma 5 years ago. But, realizing that having negative thoughts won’t do her any good, she decided to incorporate a spiritual outlook into her life. She began looking for ways to help herself and came across a […]
A new study from researchers at the IRCM sheds light on a mechanism affecting AID, a crucial enzyme for the immune response. The scientific breakthrough could eventually improve the way researchers treat the common flu, as well as lymphoma and leukemia. The researchers study white blood cells, called B-lymphocytes, whose main function is to produce […]