“ALL”: Leukemia within the first years of life

In some cases, our genes can undergo changes that can make a disease very aggressive. This is the case with a form of Acute...

Immunotherapy: the new way to fight cancer

In today's article, we're pleased to inform you about two excellent Italian biomedical research initiatives that are joining forces in applied cellular immunotherapy, in...

Leukemia: new hope from CARCIK

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (or ALA) is a blood cancer that affects approximately 400 children and adolescents each year in Italy. A life-changing tumor not...

Smoking and Disease – Part 3

Some start as teenagers and others later in life; many stop and some start again, but most continue until death separates them...from their cigarettes. With...

Smoking and Disease – Part 2

What are the diseases that smoking can cause? There is virtually no part of the human body that is not adversely affected by cigarette...

Smoking and Disease – Part 1

When speaking about smoking, it’s immediately associated with lung cancer. Unfortunately, smoking is a much wider enemy of health, in general. With this article, we...

Oncological immunotherapy: the latest news

Until recently, the three fundamental pillars of cancer treatment were: surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Recently, a fourth pillar was added: cancer immunotherapy. Immunotherapy is based...

New cure for leukemia

CAR-T looks like a new sports car model, but instead, is a new anti-tumor therapy. Born in the United States, it's also being used...

Cancer vaccines: how they work

Vaccines are a very common subject nowadays. They've always been used to prevent infectious diseases, such as flu. But can they also be used...

The first vertebra transplant in the world – at Instituto Ortopedico Rizzoli in Bologna

A malignant tumor of the spine, brilliant intuition and an excellent medical team, such as the one at the Rizzoli Institute in Bologna, thanks...

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