Tag archive for ‘lung cancer’
Dr. Itay Gal On Friday, February 28th, 2020

Medical breakthrough in Israel: a lung was removed from the body of a cancer patient, cleaned and returned

ILLUSTRATION / Pixabay At the Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva, Israel, part of the Rabin Medical Centre, for the first time a lung cancer patient has undergone surgery in which his entire left lung was separated, 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...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, July 15th, 2018

Israeli Researchers have shrunk cancerous tumors in mice by manipulating the brain’s reward system

A breakthrough preclinical study at the Technion Israel successfully shrunk melanoma and lung cancer tumors in mice. The researchers used the brain’s reward system to lead to a dramatic reduction in the tumor More...

Dr. Itay Gal On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Israeli company developes first of its kind blood test to diagnose lung cancer

Israeli scientists from the Rehovot-based company Nucleix succeeded in developing a first of its kind blood test to diagnose lung cancer. The new test is able to diagnose the disease long before it spreads in More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Australian cancer drug licensed in $730 Million deal

  A promising new cancer drug, developed in Australia by the Cancer Therapeutics CRC (CTx), has been licensed to US pharmaceutical company Merck in a deal worth $730 million. The drug, which was developed More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Triple Treatment Keeps Cancer from Coming Back

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide, responsible for some 1.59 million fatalities a year. That figure is due, in part, to the fact that the cancer often returns after what, at More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Health Minister Stephen Mandel Challenged by School Radon, Hospital Spending

Stephen Mandel, Health Minister for Alberta, Canada, wants mandatory radon testing in schools but faces increased challenges in the province’s hospitals. Stephen Mandel is forefront at the effort More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

How Designer Donna Karan Looks So Young at 66

Donna Karan, who developed the DKNY fashion label, and other fashion brands that have established her reputation worldwide as one of the bright lights of style, discussed how she maintains her healthy, More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Scientists Trigger Self-Destruct Switch in Lung Cancer Cells  

Cancer research UK scientists have found a drug combination that can trigger the self-destruct process in lung cancer cells – paving the way for new treatments, according to research that presented More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

German Study: Breath Temperature Test Could Identify Lung Cancer

The temperature of exhaled breath could be used to diagnose lung cancer, according to a new study. The research, presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich today More...

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