Posts Tagged ‘National Cancer Institute (NCI)’

The Great American Smokeout can Help you Quit Smoking

Trying to Quit Smoking? Join the Great American Smokeout On Thursday, November 21, 2019 the American Cancer Society will hold the Great American Smokeout event. The main purpose of this 44th annual event is to encourage Americans to quit smoking or to make a plan for quitting moking. Joining thousands of other people all over…

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Today February 4 is World Cancer Day

Today February 4 is World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day was begun by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) on February 4, 2000 at the World Summit against Cancer for the New Millennium in Paris. The aim was to prevent cancer, promote research, improve services for patients and to raise awareness around the world…

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Breakthrough for Treating Cancer Shows 70% Success in Destroying Solid Tumors

A new Israeli startup called AlphaTAU (Alpha Tel Aviv University) for using alpha radiation against cancerous tumors shows 70% success for destroying solid cancerous tumors. This new technology called Diffusing Alpha-Emitters Radiation Therapy (Alpha DaRT) was patented in 2003 by Prof. Yona Keisari and Prof. Yitzchak Kelson together with Tel Aviv University. Prof. Kelson was…

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