Treatments

Hold Your Breath to Protect Your Heart

Hold Your Breath to Protect Your Heart

A simple technique may be most effective in preventing heart disease after radiation therapy for breast cancer. Women who have breast cancer on their left side present a particular challenge to radiation oncologists.

HIV/AIDS Update

Update on HIV/AIDS: How Close Are We to a Cure?

When the HIV/AIDS epidemic officially began in 1981, a positive diagnosis was a death sentence. However, today an estimated 1.1 million people are living with HIV in the US, and thanks to modern treatment, are living longer and happier lives than ever.

Cancer Cells Suscepitble to Metabolic Stress

Stressed-out Cancers May Provide Drug Target

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered that cancer cells may be particularly susceptible to metabolic stress, opening the way for new targeted therapy that wont harm normal cells.

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