Tag Archives: cancer

Stopping cancer from recruiting immune system double agents

Cancerous tumors trick myeloid cells, an important part of the immune system, into perceiving them as a damaged part of the body; the tumors actually put myeloid cells to work helping them grow and metastasize (spread). A research team co-led by scientists at Rush University Medical Center have discovered a potential therapy that can disrupt… Read More »

Is a breath test key to detecting cancer?

A clinical trial has been launched to see if a breath test could detect the presence of cancer. Researchers want to find out if signals of different cancer types can be picked up in patterns of breath molecules. The Cancer Research UK team in Cambridge will collect breath samples from 1,500 people, some with cancer.… Read More »

Boehringer employees go door-to-door delivering holiday hope to lung cancer patients

‘Tis the season for good deeds, and Boehringer Ingelheim employees are doing their part. BI is once again partnering with the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) to bring holiday cheer directly to lung cancer patients. BI has organized 10 teams of workers from its oncology division and other groups who will visit the homes… Read More »