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A generic drug from Argentina offers cystic fibrosis families hope

UK campaigners protesting for access to the Orkambi in 2017Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA/Shutterstock By Clare Wilson “She’s our child, nothing else matters – I’d lose my house before I take her off the treatment,” says Nina White from Kent, mum of seven-year-old Beatrice. Beatrice has cystic fibrosis, a genetic condition causing progressive worsening of lung function, which… Read More »

Trial shows antihypertension drug may improve pancreatic cancer outcomes

 Locally advanced pancreatic cancer (LAPC) — a tumor that, while still confined to the pancreas, involves major abdominal blood vessels — is one of the worst forms of an already deadly tumor, as it cannot be removed surgically. Now a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center clinical trial of a treatment protocol combining intensive chemotherapy and radiation… Read More »

Oklahoma grandfather who claims a drug for DOGS cured him of cancer is tumor-free

Oklahoma grandfather who claims a drug for DOGS cured him of ‘head-to-toe’ cancer is tumor-free two years after doctors gave him three months to live Joe Tippens, of Oklahoma was diagnosed with late-stage small cell lung cancer in 2016 By January 2017, it had spread throughout his body  Joe’s life expectancy was three months, but doctors… Read More »