Cancer Clinical Trials

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most common malignancy and second leading cause of cancer-related death amongst men in the Western World. The idea to utilise the patients’ immune system to fight tumours has revolutionized the field of anticancer therapy within the last decade. In fact, immunotherapeutic approaches have been triumphant in several highlyContinue reading “Cancer Clinical Trials”

What Is Your Genome?

Life –Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. Your genome is the information needed to build the human body and keep it healthy It is written in chemical code called DNA The genome is made of segments of DNA called genes and other genetic material Most cancers are caused by cells with unusual changes in their genome. UK scientistsContinue reading “What Is Your Genome?”

COVID -19 : What is Deltacron?  

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. Yesterday, at work, I was surprised to hear of a new Covid variant, DELTACRON. Earlier, I had received an email from HR telling me I should ‘work from home’ (if possible), another colleague had not received this email yet another had. Both that had areContinue reading “COVID -19 : What is Deltacron?  “

Doctor, What About Immunotherapy?

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death As a cancer sufferer I am increasingly frustrated by the lack of availability (access) to any of the ground-breaking ‘new’ treatments that are widely published? Almost exclusively, such treatments, often clinical trials, are only available to those near toContinue reading “Doctor, What About Immunotherapy?”

Training The Immune System To Fight Cancer

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death The immune system is able to kill cells that are harming the body, including cancer cells. However, cancer can often turn off the body’s natural ‘anti-cancer immune responses’. One way in which our scientists are trying to defeat cancerContinue reading “Training The Immune System To Fight Cancer”

The Sting In The Tail

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. Cancer Immunotherapy Largely due to increases in funding there are numerous, continuing developments in the area of immunotherapy and prostate cancer treatment. A recent article published by prostatecanceruk.org highlighted the latest research of some potentially exciting studies which mayContinue reading “The Sting In The Tail”

Red Car Syndrome

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. Forewarned is Forearmed Despite prostate cancer being the UK’s number one male cancer, until I was diagnosed with advance metastatic prostate cancer, five years ago, I had never heard of it? Now that I have my own red carContinue reading “Red Car Syndrome”