Sheba Medical Center's Dr. Talia Golan Helps Discover a Potential New Treatment for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Talia Golan, the head of Sheba Medical Center's Pancreatic Cancer Center, who has been conducting on-going research and clinical trials with Astrazeneca and MSD (Merck), two of the world's largest biopharmaceutical companies, to evaluate…

Prof. Dr. Françoise Meunier

For over 22 years, Françoise Meunier has held the reins of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer as its Director General, and under her direction this premier European cancer research organization has successfully met…

The Evolution of Breast Cancer Treatment: Past, Present and Future

Celebrating BIG's 20th anniversary, Professor Martine Piccart, President and Co-Founder of BIG, gathered experts and supporters to present the evolution of breast cancer treatment at a conference followed by a reception. More than 150 participants…

Michael Lewis-Anderson

When BIG kindly invited me to their 20th Anniversary conference with the presence of Her Majesty Queen Mathilde. I was truly honoured to attend. Having myself recently lost a dear friend through breast cancer meant it was all the more important…

Can pancreatic cancer be found early?

     Pancreatic cancer is hard to find early. The pancreas lies deep inside the body, so early tumors can’t be seen or felt by health care providers during routine physical exams. People usually have no symptoms until the cancer has become…

Ali’s Story

Exactly this time 12 years ago I received the news I had a mass on my pancreas. This mass turned out to be pancreatic cancer, something I’d not heard of before that moment. I, in 2007 was facing a 3% 5-year survival rate and, at the age of…

H.S.H. Prince ALbert II installs Israeli Air-to-Water Technology in palace in monaco

The country's princes have lived in the palace where WaterGen was installed for over 700 years Monaco's Prince Albert II has installed an Israeli-made WaterGen machine, which turns air into water, in his family's 700-year-old legendary…

BELGIAN NUCLEAR RESEARCH CENTER FOR THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY

History and recent evolution at the edge of technology and innovation of one of Belgians finest research institutes. Interview with Derrick Gosselin, Chairman. Prof. Dr. Ir. Derrick Gosselin is the 10th Chairman of SCK.CEN since its establishment…

Introduction to nanotechnology

Big Impact from Tiny Things At school, you were taught how everything is made of atoms. This idea goes back to the Greek philosophers, and is often attributed to Democritus. In the late 20th Century, with powerful microscopes, it became possible…

University Education in Crisis?

Transdisciplinary Approaches in the Arts, Humanities and Sciences Abstract—The modern approach to University education and research cuts across traditional boundaries. In order to obtain maximum benefit from research effort globally, Universities…