Scalp Microblading Is the Latest “It” Treatment for Hair Loss

Noticing more hair in your brush than before? If your ponytail isn’t as robust as it once was, you’re not alone. While we associate the issue more with men, nearly half of Americans dealing with hair thinning are women, according to the American Hair Loss Association. Though treatments for thinning hair abound, most don’t produce immediate […]

GI Cancer Treatment Continues to Evolve, But Unmet Needs Remain

Cathy Eng, MD A number of unmet needs have been addressed in the gastrointestinal (GI) cancer space, but there are still large patient populations who rely on traditional treatment regimens, said Cathy Eng, MD. For example, in colorectal cancer (CRC), immunotherapy has had a significant impact in patients who have microsatellite instability-high (MSI-H) tumors. However, […]

Cancer treatment facilities scanty

Motaleb Hossain turned up at the National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital (NICRH) in the capital in October last year after he was diagnosed with lung cancer. His cancer was in stage two, but with only six radiation machines, the hospital could not provide him with immediate radiotherapy as a large number of patients […]

Nova Scotia launches research program with exercise as part of cancer treatment

A new research project in Nova Scotia is including exercise as part of cancer care, hoping to show it improves patient health and saves on the costs of treating the illnesses. Nova Scotia’s health authority issued a news release Friday featuring former premier and senator John Buchanan as one of the participants. Buchanan says the […]