Tag archive for ‘Cancer’
Gali Raz On Saturday, January 16th, 2021

Oral Sex May Affect Risk of Throat Cancer

People who began having oral sex at a young age and those having more than 10 oral sex partners in a shorter time period are associated with a greater likelihood of having human papillomavirus (HPV) More...

Jewish Business News Service On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Israel’s Novellus Hits $57 Million Series C Financing For Cancer Treatments

Novellus, an Israeli clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on precision oncology (treatment for cancer) raised $57 million in a Series C financing round. The round was led by Pontifax and joined by OrbiMed More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, September 17th, 2020

First of its kind study: cancer patients may not have higher COVID-19 risk

A first-of-its-kind study examining the assumption that cancer patients are an at-risk group for COVID-19 finds that these patients do not get infected any more than the general population and do not suffer More...

Gali Raz On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

Surprising Israeli Study: The Immune System of Cancer Patients Copes Better With COVID-19

A study led by Rambam Medical Center in collaboration with the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology examined the immune system of cancer patients and how it copes with the coronavirus. The prevalent More...

Omri Cohen On Monday, May 11th, 2020

Effect on quality of life of watching Disney movies during chemotherapy

Is watching Disney movies during chemotherapy associated with improved quality of life among patients with gynecologic cancer? this question led scientists at the Medical University of Vienna to show female More...

Clive Minchom On Saturday, March 28th, 2020

My War With Cancer – Notes from the Front Line

I was diagnosed with advanced metastatic cancer of the prostate early in 2019. Metastasis means cancer has traveled beyond its originating location. It does this via the bloodstream and via the associated lymphatic More...

Shai Genish On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

Part of our immune system can Kill all cancers, Study

Scientists at Cardiff University discovered a novel method of killing lung, breast, prostate and other cancers in the lab. The newly-discovered part is no other than our immune system. Researchers say it has More...

Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Israeli-Made Groundbreaking Medication: Treating Myeloma Type Leukemia

After 10 years of development, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the sale of XPOVIO, the world’s first drug for treating myeloma type leukemia, the second most common type of blood cancer. The More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Israeli Startup Using Dr. Dog to Early Detect Cancer

Over the years there have been many anecdotal reports suggesting that dogs have the ability to sniff out cancer, based on the tumor’s odor. An initial study published in 2015 showed specially trained dogs More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Researchers reveal way to ‘activate’ immune system against cancer

A new study discovers a new mechanism for activating the immune system against cancer cells. The mechanism allows immune cells to detect and destroy cancer cells in particular in cases of lung cancer and melanoma More...

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