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Alimta and Lung Cancer

Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly & Co. have recently received approval from the FDA for using Alimta (a drug originally approved in 2004 for...

Cancer’s “Trojan Horse”

Sometimes it seems that medical research in America has to jump through so many hoops that the possibility for real innovation is stifled. Great...

Fighting BRCA Linked Cancer – PARP Inhibition

A recent Institute of Cancer Research study published in the New England Journal of Medicine describes a novel way of treating BRCA-gene based cancers....

Caffeine and Cancer

Ever think that a cup of joe was more than the habitual pick-me-up you needed every morning? A study has shown that caffeine actually...

MicroRNA and Cancer

A few days ago, I attended a symposium put together by MD Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine. The topic: Development of...

ABOUT RISHI

Anesthesiology chief resident physician at Baylor College of Medicine and future combined fellow in critical care and cardiothoracic anesthesiology at Harvard looking to improve medical education and patient safety with technology and quality initiatives.