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2017 Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine to James P. Allison

2017 Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine to James P. Allison

Fighting cancer with the weapons of our immune system is now a reality thanks to the work of the American immunologist James P. Allison, winner of the tenth edition of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Biomedicine category. His research has allowed the development of the first oncological drug that works by […]

Targeted Therapy for Liver Cancer Assisted by Nanotechnology | Taeghwan Hyeon | TEDxKFAS

Translator: Enid Kim Reviewer: Emma Gon Today I’m going to talk about how nanotechnology can fight against a devastating disease called liver cancer. Liver cancer is really nasty stuff. Actually it’s responsible for more than 12,000 deaths in United States only every year. This is really devastating. Even more so is that once you’re diagnosed […]

A patient’s experience with rectal cancer and treatment

A patient’s experience with rectal cancer and treatment

I had a preconceived notion about the prep for the colonoscopy. And was a little unclear as to the procedure itself. And maybe I had some preconceived notions that I would be uncomfortable with it. Now after the fact, the procedure itself is really nothing. It’s very easy. My surgeon wanted me to come in […]

Speech therapy and voice restoration after cancer – Macmillan Cancer Support

Speech therapy and voice restoration after cancer – Macmillan Cancer Support

[Sound of television in background] My name is Kelly Jackson-Waite. I’m a Macmillan speech and language therapist and I work for the Northamptonshire Provider Services. Speech therapy involves working with people who have difficulties with speech or with swallowing following head and neck cancer. [New speaker] My name is Mick. You will notice that I […]

Lung Cancer: symptoms, causes & treatment | Dr. Amitabha Chakrabarti (Bengali)

Lung Cancer: symptoms, causes & treatment | Dr. Amitabha Chakrabarti (Bengali)

Hello. I am Dr Amitabha Chakrabarti, a Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon at Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences in Mukundapur (Kolkata). Today, I’ll tell you about one of the critical thoracic or chest diseases which is lung cancer. Many of you are more concerned about heart disease or kidney disease but, you’ll […]

Screening and treatment for HPV

(bright piano music) – It’s very important that screening is done. It’s very important that we try to prevent cancers or treat cancers early in any of those people that do develop the cancer from an HPV positive infection. But I also want people to understand HPV is really common and that just because you […]

#23 Biochemistry Glycolysis III Lecture for Kevin Ahern’s BB 450/550

Kevin Ahern: How’s everybody doing today? Student: Wunderbar. Kevin Ahern: How was the exam? Student: Good. Student: It was fine. Kevin Ahern: Did I hear, “Good,” “Good,” “Good”? Is that what I heard? Wow! All right. Student: We’ll see if numbers bear that out. Kevin Ahern: We’ll see if numbers bear that out. Comments or […]

Diane on receiving support from a physiotherapist

Diane on receiving support from a physiotherapist

I didn’t expect Macmillan and physiotherapy to be connected. All the time I had my chemotherapy I cocooned myself in the house. I had gone so deep into myself that you kind of think I’m never going to get out of this. Whilst I was having chemotherapy I developed phlebitis in my right arm. I […]

World first treatment with ‘acoustic cluster therapy’ to improve chemotherapy delivery

World first treatment with ‘acoustic cluster therapy’ to improve chemotherapy delivery

Acoustic clusters, in which Acoustic Cluster Therapy (ACT) is based, are combinations of microbubbles which are bound to similarly sized tiny droplets in the bloodstream. If you expose it to ultrasound the droplet component vaporises into quite a large bubble. Another sound wave gently pulsates those bubbles, stretching the wall of the blood vessel and […]