cancer

Despite COVID-19, pivotal pancreatic cancer study in Israel hits benchmark

Overall survival rate increased from 11.1 months to 19.9 in some trials. The 613 in CPI-613 stands for the 613 commandments of the Torah.

Tel Aviv startup Immunai aim to map the immune system
Hillel's Tech Corner: Tel Aviv start-up Immunai aims to map immune system

Understanding the immune system better could lead to effective cancer therapies.

22/05/2020
Red blood cells (illustrative)
Israeli-American Gamida hits goal in phase 3 blood cancer trial

The company uses umbilical cord blood, which like bone marrow and peripheral blood, is a rich source of stem cells for transplantation.

A Rachashei Lev volunteer with a cancer patient; the ‘Party Ambulance’ rolls up next to a child in h
Top Israeli physician: All childhood cancer to be curable by 2040

Prof. Shai Izraeli says ‘When you talk about specific cancers, like Hodgkin lymphoma and standard-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the rate of survival is more than 90%.’

An innovative cancer treatment saves 75-year old patient

While Israel's medical system is intensely focused on the fight against coronavirus, other patients are not being ignored. Hospital staff moved mountains to save this patient's life.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
27/04/2020
Emergency Medical Technicians wearing protective gear wheel a sick patient to a waiting ambulance du
Cancer surgeries and organ transplants delayed by coronavirus outbreak

'All this has happened in two weeks. We went from business as usual to we have to cancel everything and stay home. I’ve never seen things change on a daily basis the way they are now.'

08/04/2020
I’ve had Seder in isolation, and this is my message of hope

More than 10 years have passed, but I can still smell the bleached sterility of Rambam Hospital’s bone marrow transplant ward

By YAEL PEARLMAN
07/04/2020
A patient receives chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer
New partnership ensures cancer patients receive life-saving treatment

For cancer patients unable to afford private methods of transportation, limited public services could mean losing access to life-saving treatment.

02/04/2020
Sheba cancer scientist to receive Israel Prize for Medical Science

Prof. Rechavi has dedicated his life to researching the genetic aspects of various cancers, including RNA sequencing, and has published 330 scientific papers in various medical journals.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
05/03/2020
'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek marks 1-year with stage IV pancreatic cancer

It seems that ironically, this game show host has truly beaten the odds.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
05/03/2020
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