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Posts tagged "cancer treatment"

New Blood Test May Detect Mesothelioma

Although there is no cure for mesothelioma, there are still a variety of treatment plans available to patients. Treating mesothelioma early on is the key to living a longer, healthier life with the disease, and a new blood test may help detect the cancer decades before symptoms begin to appear.

Keytruda: Breakthrough Therapy for Lung Cancer Patients

The FDA recently approved Keytruda, a drug created by Merck & Co., Inc., for the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer. This accelerated approval means that access to the drug will be provided to lung cancer patients while Merck conducts confirmatory clinical trials.

Vinegar Ingredient Found to Effectively Kill Mesothelioma Cells

In a recent study, acetic acid, a common ingredient found in household vinegar, was proven to induce mesothelioma cell death more effectively than other existing treatments out there today.