Discovery May Lead to New Treatments for Hodgkins Disease. Part 2

April 27, 2012

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The discovery may pave the way for developing new treatments to stop the growth of Hodgkin’s disease. If researchers can figure out how to block the action of IL-13, they will have a powerful therapy that arrests the growth of cancer cells while causing fewer and less severe side effects than current treatments.

Discovery May Lead to New Treatments for Hodgkins Disease. Part 1

April 27, 2012

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Canadian researchers report that they have discovered the biological substance that fuels the growth of cancer cells in patients with Hodgkin’s disease. The team believe that their finding may lead to safer, less toxic treatments for this form of cancer.