Tag: Cancer

‘Black Panther’ film star Chadwick Boseman dead at 43, after cancer battle

LOS ANGELES – “Black Panther” film star Chadwick Boseman, an actor whose work celebrated African-American pioneers and culture, has died at age 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer, according to an announcement posted on Friday to his social media accounts. Boseman, a native of South Carolina […]

Europe suffering from Italian mafia ‘cancer’, experts warn

International anti-mafia stings may have increased in recent months, but Italian organised crime groups constitute a social and economic “cancer” that the world seems to underestimate, experts say. The most high-profile recent operation saw 90 mobsters from the Calabrian ‘Ndrangheta mafia arrested in December in six different countries, […]

Immune system therapy shows wider promise against cancer

ATLANTA — A treatment that helps the immune system fight deadly blood cancers is showing early signs of promise against some solid tumors, giving hope that this approach might be extended to more common cancers in the future. The treatment, called CAR-T therapy, involves genetically modifying some of a patient’s […]

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