Chlamydia-Damaged DNA May Increase Cancer Risk

Chlamydia-Damage DNA May Increase Risk of Cancer

How much do we as a general public know about sexually transmitted diseases and infections? We know we don’t want them and they can be dangerous, but what makes them so dangerous? Some diseases are resistant to treatment because it mutates DNA. Chlamydia trachomatis is the leading cause of bacterial sexually transmitted disease all over the world. Over 90 million new cases of genital infections occur every year. Continue reading “Chlamydia-Damaged DNA May Increase Cancer Risk” »

Researchers Make a Breakthrough Concerning Treatment-Resistant Cancers

Scientists from Monash University and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC, New York) have discovered why some cancers, particularly lung cancer and melanoma, are able to quickly become resistant to targeted therapies. Continue reading “Researchers Make a Breakthrough Concerning Treatment-Resistant Cancers” »