Tag Archives: cancer drugs

Biological Origami – Trojan Horse of Cancer Treatment?

horse made out of brown paper

Those of you that know me know I have a cancer phobia. It’s the disease that’s most profoundly impacted my life, and I hate it.

Aside from taking very, very seriously the notion that we can significantly reduce risk by taking care of and educating ourselves, I perk up my ears whenever I hear a hint of hope for that magic cure, the silver bullet, the jackpot.

I then suppress the cynic inside when she reminds me that cancer treatment is a huge industry. The focus will always be on cure rather than prevention, and chemo and radiation are probably going to stay on top of that pile for a while.

Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Science

Master Drug to Kill Cancer?

cancer cells

I have a cancer phobia.

Really, to some degree, everyone does. I mean, who wants cancer? No one. And who’s afraid of getting cancer because a hefty percentage of the people they know/knew have/had it? Everyone.

But I think dwell on it a little more than the average 31 year old. It might be because it took two of my grandparents, my father, my mother-in-law and countless others I’ve known. It might be because I’m prone to a little health anxiety. It’s probably both and more.

Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Health, Science