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Cancer breakthrough as triple-drug combo tipped as key weapon to treat disease | Science | News [Video]

Olivia Newton John says she uses cannabis to help treat her cancer

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The research team of scientists from the University of Birmingham discovered the opportunity for a new treatment by combining three existing drugs, including a commonly-used anti-epileptic, a contraceptive steroid and a cholesterol-lowering agent. Their discovery led to a £1million funding award from Blood Cancer UK to run a randomised clinical trial to test the new drug combo against another experimental agent (Danazol) in patients living with Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS).

The scientists already discovered that mixing bezafibrate (BEZ), a drug for lowering cholesterol with medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA), that this …

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A 7-year-old Woodland boy diagnosed with leukemia wished to meet Santa Claus and have a hamburger dinner at the North Poleand that wish was granted.

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Seneca Valley Football Teams Draws Inspiration From Athletic Director Diagnosed With Breast Cancer CBS Pittsburgh [Video]

Seneca Valley High School's football team is learning the greatest lessons in life this year.