Tag Archives: cancer

Decoy Proteins Trick Cancer Cells To Stay In Place & Not Spread



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This week on the Health Tech Weekly Podcast I have another exciting breakthrough in cancer treatment and management technology that might stop cancers from spreading throughout the body, allowing the cancer to be treated in it’s original location much more easily. The spread of cancer through the body from its original location is called metastasis. … Continue reading Decoy Proteins Trick Cancer Cells To Stay In Place & Not Spread


New Laser Cancer Treatment Fluorescent Nanoparticle Research



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This week on the show we look at a recent breakthrough in cancer treatment that uses lasers and specially designed photo sensitive nanoparticles to seek out, light up and destroy cancer cells. The researchers at University of California, Riverside have been working with the folks at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to … Continue reading New Laser Cancer Treatment Fluorescent Nanoparticle Research


Cancer Treatment Advances and Blood Cancer Awareness Month (video)



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Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer and right now more than 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with, or in remission from, a blood cancer.  Unlike with other cancers, you cannot screen or prevent for most blood cancers.  But thanks to breakthrough research, survival rates for … Continue reading Cancer Treatment Advances and Blood Cancer Awareness Month (video)


Cancer Detection with Breathalyzer Device



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This week on Health Tech Weekly is a look at a potential cancer diagnosis breakthrough that could change the way we get the early jump on cancer. Researchers at Rey Juan Carlos University and Alcorcon Hospital in Madrid, Spain have discovered that people with certain kinds of oral and throat cancers release some unique levels of volatile chemicals.


Re-Mission – Fighting Cancer With A Video Game (video)



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This week on Health Tech Weekly, I bring you a novel way to help kids with cancer (and maybe adults, too) fight their disease with a video game. ReMission was an existing game used by hospitals and pediatric cancer centers to give their patients a visualization tool for their fight against cancer.