Category Archives: In the News

25-06-18 Cannabis and Cannabinoids in future Cancer Treatment

Photo courtesy Wikipedia Commons Cannabinoids THS and CBD The harrowing story of young Billy Caldwell’s epilepsy and UK Home Secretary’s subsequent decision to review the official use of Cannabis for medicinal use (19 June), has highlighted the potential medicinal properties of the Cannabinoids THS and CBD extracted from the Marijuana plant or synthesized. In the…
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Brightbulb Supports the Caring Cancer Trust

Multi-award winning Isle of Wight based design studio, Brightbulb Design have announced a yearly charity scheme and have nominated us, the Caring Cancer Trust as their charity for this financial year. Brightbulb who have supported us for a number of years will take part in and hold events across the year to help us raise…
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11-06-18 Good news for many breast cancer patients

Photo courtesy American Heart Association The majority of patients with the most common type of breast cancer do not benefit from chemotherapy after surgery according to a comprehensive study. A decade long multi-center study by the ECOG-ACRIN Research Group, involving 10,273 women with early-stage cancer at 1,182 treatment sites across USA, Australia, Canada, Ireland, New…
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07-06-18 Immunotherapy Future for Breast and other Cancers

Photo courtesy NCI The US National Cancer Institute’s , ((NCI),  development of a novel approach to immunotherapy, reported in the June issue of Nature Medicine, has been given wide coverage in the British press. It is an important step forward in our understanding of cancer mutation and treatment. The complex trial approach was in fact…
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