June 24, 2021

New hopes for the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer

DECRYPTION – Combining next-generation hormone therapy with standard therapy greatly improves prognosis. A radioactive molecule has been shown to be very effective against the most ...
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What if cancer protects against dementias?

DECRYPTION – More and more studies suggest this link, which could lead to new avenues against Alzheimer’s disease. It is a line of research to ...
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Will cancer become a chronic disease like any other?

DECRYPTION – Advances in treatments make it possible to live not only after but also much longer “with” cancer. A new paradigm that patients are ...
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Nuclear tests and cancer: the Polynesian puzzle

Between defense secrecy and lack of data, the mystery remains about the level of irradiation of populations and the consequences on their health. Between 1966 ...
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When men’s health can be guessed from space

DECRYPTION – Surprisingly, satellite images can track down certain diseases. Predict a cholera outbreak by observing the color of the ocean. Find the hiding places ...
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Cancer, 377 thousand new cases in Italy in 2020. Diagnosis is increasing only among women

There is more than one reason to see the glass half full in front of the tenth edition of the volume Cancer numbers in Italy, ...
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Lung and breast: a new treatment curbs the most aggressive tumors

It decreases the risk of death and increases survival for patients suffering from two particularly aggressive cancers: microcytoma, or small cell lung cancer, and triple ...
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