I feel a little awkward talking about Viagra, but that’s what those blue pills are. So what does erectile dysfunction (ED) have to do with cancer immunology? Nothing. But right … Continue reading Those aren’t blueberry mints!!
You know your ABC’s, but what about your PCR? You know, Polymerase Chain Reaction. No, we’re not talking about nuclear meltdown. We are talking about DNA replication and amplification. This … Continue reading ABC’s and PCR… ?
Yes, CANCER DEATH RATES have been on the decline since 1999. Many of us have been believing the opposite. I’ve heard it many times myself, “More and more people are … Continue reading “Extra, Extra, read all about it!”
Have you ever played a game called “Two Truths and a Lie?” Well, that’s not what this post is about. But have you every gone through an experience that made … Continue reading Prayer, meditation, and . . . SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH?
Some kids are no longer learning cursive. Will we really one day not write letters anymore? I guess if one wants to type everything and avoid handwriting, it is possible. … Continue reading A new photocopier
Life is precious, and the way a life starts and forms inside another life takes my breath away. I’m talking about pregnancy or reproduction. The fetus wouldn’t survive without its … Continue reading Being awestruck by God’s design
Cancer resistance to chemotherapy is a devastating event. Unfortunately, it is an inevitable one, too. Dr. Tim Browder, a former lab mate in the Folkman lab, carried out an evocative … Continue reading Overcoming resistance
In real estate, it’s all about location, location, location. But with cancer, it’s more about cell type, cell type, cell type. Take for example, “breast cancer.” The breast is not … Continue reading Location, Location, Location
The first musings of a germ theory of disease can be traced back to the late Middle Ages (1000-1300 AD). The theory states that diseases can be caused by invisible … Continue reading “Bacteria is our friend”
Strange question, but not really. There is a subconscious assumption that a cancer is made up of . . . . . cancer, and only cancer. This would imply that … Continue reading How much of a cancer is cancer?
In a paper titled, “Adaptive Therapy,” published 10 years ago(!), authors R.A. Gatenby et al. proposed a radically different approach to chemotherapy. The traditional approach to chemotherapy is to use … Continue reading Adaptive Therapy
No, I’m not a mad scientist, and cancer is not “alive.” When I say “alive,” I mean that it does not have a brain. But I can see why some … Continue reading “It’s ALIVE !”