Does asparagus cure cancer? Nope.

My Dad forwarded me an email called “read the contents below and pass to your friends”.  The gist of it was that aspargus can cure cancer.  It gives three case studies of people with different types of cancer who were cured by eating asparagus and cites a study done in 1979 that I can’t [...]

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Can positive thinking cure cancer?

Can positive thinking cure cancer? Personally I don’t think so. That’s not to say that attitude is not important, but the idea that it’s “your fault” if your cancer can’t be cured has no scientific basis. Some of the treatments we have now can cure some types of cancer sadly, not all treatments cure [...]

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Two years away from a breast cancer cure?

No. Sorry. A lot of papers have been reporting work by Dr Justin Stebbing at Imperial College, London. He works on microRNAs and thinks that cures based on this research are possible in the next couple of years.  I don’t agree. MicroRNAs are fascinating but there are very, very few drugs aimed at them. [...]

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