• letlifehappen's Avatar

    letlifehappen posted a blog post

    By: Dr. Maria Simbra From: pittsburgh.cbslocal.com A cancer diagnosis is never a good thing, but pancreatic cancer is especially bad. The chances of surviving it aren’t great, but there’s a new treatment that’s offering hope. Leslie Wineberg exercised every day, maintained her weight and took good care of herself. When she developed abdominal pain and couldn’t eat, she saw her ...
    The post New Treatment Offering Hope To Pancreatic Cancer Patients appeared first on Let Life Happen.

  • letlifehappen's Avatar

    letlifehappen posted a blog post

    For anyone who has ever had breast cancer surgery, it quickly becomes apparent that the bras that you were wearing at the time of that surgery most likely will never fit you again. I most acutely became aware of this after my double mastectomy and reconstruction following my second cancer-related surgery. Even the style that I was wearing prior to ...
    The post Breast Cancer: Donate a Bra, Help Change a Life appeared first on Let Life Happen.

  • letlifehappen's Avatar

    letlifehappen posted a blog post

    Source: Oregon State University From: knowridge.com One of the first clinical studies to look at the effect of sulforaphane on breast tissues of women diagnosed with breast cancer showed that this compound was well tolerated and slowed the growth of cancer cells, especially at early stages. Sulforaphane is a compound found in broccoli and many other cruciferous vegetables, and it ...
    The post Broccoli compound slows cancer cell growth in early-stage breast cancer appeared first on Let Life Happen.

  • letlifehappen's Avatar

    letlifehappen posted a blog post

    Fort Myers, FL (January 11, 2017) – Women’s intimate apparel retailer, Soma, announces its 2017 Bra Donation event. With more than 1.3 million bras collected to date, this nationwide charitable initiative to collect bras for women in need is the largest of its kind. Now through January 31, 2017, Soma will collect both new and gently worn bras at all ...
    The post DONATE A BRA, HELP CHANGE A LIFE appeared first on Let Life Happen.

  • letlifehappen's Avatar

    letlifehappen posted a blog post

    Molecular biologists at Christiana Care Health System’s Gene Editing Institute have developed a new system that allows them to not only repair damaged DNA within human cells, but also to determine when the DNA repair machinery has introduced unwanted genetic changes alongside, or instead of, the desired repair. A team of researchers led by Eric Kmiec, Ph.D., director of the ...
    The post Researchers at the Gene Editing Institute at Christiana Care Health System develop new system to perform precise ‘surgery’ on the human genome appeared first on Let Life Happen.

  • letlifehappen's Avatar

    letlifehappen posted a blog post

    By: Hannah Osborne From: ibtimes.co.uk A chemical compound has been developed that can stop the spread of melanoma by up to 90%. This is one of the first potential drugs that targets metastasis rather than killing cells – and researchers say it could be applied to other diseases, including breast and pancreatic cancer. Researchers from Michigan State University were building ...
    The post Drug stops spread of melanoma by up to 90% – and it could be used to treat breast and pancreatic cancer appeared first on Let Life Happen.