What’s New

October 15, 2018
Can a tube of blood hold the key to stopping the spread of cancer? This system can detect as few as two to three cancer cells in a teaspoon of blood and may pave the way for life saving therapies
One woman described her Parkinson’s as trying to compete in a race where everyone else was running on land, but she was underwater. See how researchers are testing new drugs to improve the lives of Parkinson’s patients
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. But a new immunotherapy trial of two drugs is showing promise in fighting cancer that has spread.…
University of Arizona researchers believe they may have found the next best testing ground for their work … in the grocery store. Could spinach be the answer? Sounds like science fiction, but it’s the latest convergence of biology and technology
It’s a condition doctors often misdiagnose, and that can have devastating consequences. But there is a new treatment that is fixing a birth defect in the gut and changing lives.

Doctor’s In-depth Interview of the week
Battling Bladder Cancer with Gemcitabine​
Robert Svatek, MD
UT Health San Antonio

Quote of the week:

“Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.”
— Jim Carrey

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