Dec 19, 2016

NEC aims to develop cancer drugs using artificial intelligence

NEC Corp. said it will develop cancer drugs using artificial intelligence, aiming to put new vaccines using peptides into practical use within the next eight years as key substances in next generation immunotherapy. A peptide is a short chain of amino acids with an ...

Dec 9, 2016

Amended law urges firms to keep cancer patients employed

The House of Representatives on Friday amended the Cancer Control Act in an effort to oblige companies to keep cancer patients employed. The amendments marked the first full-fledged revision of the act, which was established in 2006 to help cancer patients receive appropriate treatment ...

Psychedelic compound boosts cancer patients' mindset

Dec 2, 2016

Psychedelic compound boosts cancer patients' mindset

Cancer patients often experience mental anguish and stress, but a single dose of a hallucinogen found in psychedelic mushrooms, along with psychological counseling, improved their mindset, two studies said Thursday. The approach “significantly lessens mental anguish in distressed cancer patients for months at a ...