Tag archive for ‘Oncology’
Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, April 18th, 2016

The surgery-free operating room of tomorrow is here now

  In March, 200 participants in the 16th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound in Tel Aviv saw a livestreamed medical procedure to cure a woman’s essential tremor without incisions or anesthesia. Neurology More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Peter Thiel-Backed Stemcentrx Emerges With $5 Billion Valuation

  Stemcentrx, a startup with funding from billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel, just came out of stealth at a $5 billion valuation, the Wall Street Journal reports. In August the company raised a More...

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Michael Ordman On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Good news from Israel: The best medical achievements of the year

Today I present to you my predictions for Israel’s medical achievements that will take place in the forthcoming new Jewish Year of 5776.  They are reliable predictions, as they mirror actual events that More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Researchers may have found a cancer cell’s ‘off’ switch

  Aside from their abnormal growth rates, cancerous cells aren’t that much different from normal healthy tissue. That’s why radiation and chemo treatments can’t effectively target just More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Tel Aviv University researcher discovers trigger of deadly melanoma

  Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, and melanoma, which accounts for 2% of skin cancer cases, is responsible for nearly all skin cancer deaths. Melanoma rates in the US have been rising More...

JNS On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Israeli-developed micro-antenna to treat tiny digestive tract tumors

  (Israel Hayom/Exclusive) Students at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem are developing an innovative micro-antenna to focus radiation on tiny tumors in the digestive tract. The university said there is 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...

Reggie Reiner On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Topless Chelsea Handler Rides Camel for Peace

Boy, Chelsea Handler sure does like to show off her breasts. She just went topless again, only this time it was for peace in the Middle East. The outrageous comedian posted a picture of herself riding a More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

3 Picks for a Correction: Merck, National Oilwell Varco and Emerging Markets

After a 5 year bull market run paired with growing geopolitical uncertainties, many are predicting a correction in the market. Hugh Johnson told Jeff Macke of Yahoo about 3 picks that will do well in a correction. Merck More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Kite Pharma Says Cancer Drug KTE-C19 Showing Great Promise

Eight patients with aggressive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma treated with Kite Pharma Inc.‘s cancer drug were in complete remission and four others in partial remission, the company announced Monday. Company More...

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