Most noteworthy, a Mexican student is helping advance #immunotherapy in #cancer treatment. Continue reading “Mexican Cancer Researcher Wins Prize–Medical Tourists”
Mexican Device Detects Cancer on World Lung Cancer Day
August 1 is World Lung Cancer Day. The good news is that early detection helps cancer victims live longer. Furthermore, new technology detects cancer earlier and earlier. Continue reading “Mexican Device Detects Cancer, Raises Awareness”
Using chan, or pignut, to battle cancer originated among the people of Copainala Chiapas in Mexico. Its reputation for winning that battle has reached the ears of researchers at the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN). The researchers have found a component in the plant that, in the laboratory at least, eliminated cancerous breast tissue. Continue reading “Plant In Chiapas Vs Breast Cancer: Tested in Mexican Lab”
Cuba’s Medical Roots in Fidel’s Life?
Sixty years ago almost to the day, the press announced that a rebel named Fidel Castro, son of a successful doctor, had died upon trying to invade — or re-enter — his homeland, Cuba. The media was wrong then but right this past week, announcing the natural death of an autocrat who had survived, by his count, hundreds of assassination attempts. Continue reading “Did Castro’s Roots Lead to Cuba’s Medical Eminence?”