a drug in trial that destroys the tumor without surgery or chemo

among all rectal cancerthem adenocarcinomas are the most frequent. To cure them, oncologists usually offer surgery to remove the cancerous area, followed by a chemotherapy. But’immunotherapy could replace this protocol burdensome for patients. In effect, a small clinical trial made at Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center in New York gave impressive results: 100% of patients … Read more

How can virtual reality improve patient treatment?

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Is medicine catching up with science fiction? Some recent developments in medicine may be reminiscent of what one can read or see in science fiction books or films. This project combines the virtual reality treatment of the patient through radiotherapy. Reminder: what is radiotherapy? Along with surgery and … Read more

Treating cancers according to their genetic abnormalities and no longer according to the organ

DECRYPTION – An innovative therapy has been tested on tumors of the breast, pancreas, and nearly twenty other locations. Have a tumor of the salivary glands or pancreas and be offered licensed therapy for bladder cancers. If the approach may surprise at first glance, it is increasingly widespread for the management of certain oncological patients. … Read more

“All of the patients went into remission, without severe side effects” – Liberation

The use of the antibody dostarlimab has enabled 18 patients with colorectal cancer to achieve a cure, according to a study published Sunday in the United States. Jean-Baptiste Bachet, oncologist at Pitié-Salpêtrière, deciphers the advances that this therapy can offer. A revolutionary clinical trial? Published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine, a clinical … Read more