A cancer-fighting version of herpes shows promise in early human trials

An illustration of a herpes simplex virus. Illustration: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Scientists may be able to turn a longtime bacterial enemy into a cancer-fighting ally, new research suggests this week. In preliminary data from a phase I trial, a genetically modified version of the herpes virus has shown promise in treating difficult-to-eradicate tumors, with one patient … Read more

Revolution in cancer treatment: New blood test finds malignancy in patients without symptoms

A new study that has revealed critical details about early detection of cancer is set to radically change the way the disease is treated. According to research, blood tests for the early detection of multiple cancers (MCED) have identified several cancers in patients without the presence of symptoms. Almost all stages of cancer diagnosis and … Read more