Tag: Cancer

Cancer patients face higher risk of painful skin condition

Cancer patients face higher risk of painful skin condition

New York, Patients suffering from cancer and those treated with chemotherapy may be at 40 per cent increased risk of developing shingles, compared with those not having cancer, finds a new study. Shingles (herpes zoster) — marked by painful rashes and skin blisters — is caused by the varicella zoster[Read More…]

All about James P Allison, Noble Prize winner in medicine

All about James P Allison, Nobel Prize winner in medicine

James P Allison jointly won the Nobel Prize in medicine with Tasaku Honjo for their discovery of cancer therapy by “inhibition of negative immune regulation. The scientists’ groundbreaking work on the immune system has paved the way for a new class of cancer drugs that are already dramatically changing outcomes[Read More…]

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