Tag: cancer treatment

  • Atezolizumab Extends Lung Cancer Patients’ Life

    Atezolizumab Extends Lung Cancer Patients’ Life

    A study published on Monday suggests that a new immunotherapy drug called, Atezolizumab,┬ácan extend the life of patients suffering from lung cancer. The most important aspect of the new drug is its claim of having fewer side-effects. The study was conducted on 850 individuals with terminal lung cancer. Half the group took the new drug, […]

  • AA Gill Criticizes NHS on Failing Duty

    AA Gill Criticizes NHS on Failing Duty

    AA Gill, a restaurant critic for the Sunday Times, died of lung cancer on Saturday at the age of 62. Gill wrote a final article in the Sunday Times, berating the National Health Service (NHS), after not being able to receive a life-extending drug as it was not available. Gill’s oncologist recommended immunotherapy, however, it […]