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FDA warns heartburn drug Zantac may cause cancer

A substance that could cause cancer has been found in the heartburn drug Zantac and several other antacids, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. The agency said preli...

FDA warns heartburn drug Zantac may cause cancer

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FDA warns of cancer-causing impurity in popular heartburn drug Zantac Heartburn, and its even uglier cousin, acid reflux, can leave a person feeling incredibly uncomfortable, which is why drugs meant to treat such conditions are so popular. But, given the choice, most people would likely choose a bit of digestive discomfort over other more serious conditions like, oh ...
00:34, 09/19/2019

Zantac cancer concerns halt shipments of generic versions of popular heartburn medication A division of Novartis, a pharmaceutical company based in Switzerland, has halted shipments of generic versions of the heartburn medication Zantac after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced it found trace amounts of a potentially cancer-causing chemical in the product. ...
18:02, 09/20/2019

U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity in some versions of the medicine....
02:34, 09/14/2019

Novartis halts distribution of Zantac heartburn medication due to contaminant NBC – Novartis AG’s Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all its markets, including the United States and Canada, after contaminants were found in the heartburn drug. The Swiss drugmaker’s steps follow an ...
22:21, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity in some versions of the medicine....
03:34, 09/14/2019

Cancer worries halt shipments of generic Zantac A division of Novartis is reportedly halting distribution of generic Zantac pills amid concerns about an ingredient possibly linked to cancer.       ...
16:17, 09/19/2019

Overuse of heartburn drugs linked to heart, kidney disease, cancer Researchers have linked popular drugs like Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors to a higher risk of death by cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease, as well as upper gastrointestinal cancer....
21:51, 05/30/2019

U.S. FDA flags probable cancer-causing impurity in common heartburn drugs The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that some medicines containing ranitidine, including Sanofi SA's Zantac, had traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) at low levels....
17:34, 09/13/2019

Manufacturer halts distribution of generic Zantac after cancer-causing impurity discovery When the FDA issued a bulletin alerting everyone to the presence of a possible cancer-causing impurity in the popular heartburn drug marketed as Zantac, the administration stopped short of telling people to stop taking the popular drugs. Now, in the wake of that news, shipments of a generic version ...
00:34, 09/19/2019

FDA Finds ‘Potentially Dangerous’ Cancer-Causing Contaminant in Zantac, Related Drugs (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials said Friday they are investigating low levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in the popular heartburn medication Zantac and related generic drugs. For now, though, the Food and Drug Administration said patients can continue taking their medications....
11:17, 09/14/2019

Cancer: Why drug testing needs to improve A new study finds that many new cancer drugs may not work in the way their developers think they do, which could have implications for their effectiveness....
03:18, 09/19/2019

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach: targeting the early stages of the disease....
15:51, 05/27/2019

How aspirin became a wonder drug against heart disease and cancer Aspirin has long been prized for its pain and fever reducing properties – but 40 years ago New Scientist reported on the first inklings of wider benefits...
13:18, 09/19/2019

Cancer biologists identify new drug combo When it comes to killing cancer cells, two drugs are often better than one. Some drug combinations offer a one-two punch that kills cells more effectively, requires lower doses of each drug, and can help to prevent drug resistance. MIT biologists have now found that by combining two existing clas...
23:34, 07/10/2019

Insulin delivery drug could help fight brain cancer The compound molecule surfen was able to block the growth and spread of glioblastoma, tumors that reaches throughout healthy brain tissue, according to research published Wednesday in FASEB Journal....
19:00, 09/11/2019

Orion, Bayer prostate cancer drug gets FDA approval Finland's Orion and Germany's Bayer said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved prostate cancer drug daroluramide, which the two companies have been developing together....
09:51, 07/31/2019

Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical companies looking to bolster their cancer treatment portfolios....
15:00, 05/21/2019

Bayer in frame to win first EU nod for high-precision cancer drug Europe's drug regulator has recommended approving Bayer's Vitrakvi, putting the medicine on track to become the first in Europe to tackle tumours with a specific genetic mutation regardless of where in the body the disease started....
02:34, 07/27/2019

How Scientists Built a ‘Living Drug’ to Beat Cancer Researchers didn’t know if it would work, but they had little to lose when they tried a new drug known as a CAR-T—a living cell reprogrammed to recognize and kill leukemia—on a dying 6-year-old....
13:17, 07/25/2019

Bowel cancer: 3-drug combo may offer alternative to chemo By combining three different drugs, researchers may have found a potential alternative to chemotherapy as a treatment for an advanced form of bowel cancer....
20:00, 07/14/2019

Notable raises $40 million to personalize cancer drug regimens Notable Labs, a California-based provider of personalized drug combination testing for cancer patients, today revealed that it's raised $40 million.Read More...
15:17, 07/16/2019

Merck to buy cancer drug developer Peloton for $1.05 billion in cash Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash to gain access to the privately held company's renal cancer drug candidate....
16:00, 05/21/2019

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer live longer, new research suggests.The drug pembrolizumab, used in combination with platinum chemotherapy, was found to extend survival among those whose ...
03:00, 06/04/2019

EMA panel recommends approving Bayer's cancer drug Vitrakvi A panel under Europe's drug regulator has recommended approving Bayer's cancer treatment Vitrakvi for adults and children, in a boost to the German company whose pipeline has suffered a series of setbacks....
14:17, 07/26/2019

Cancer-Drug Giant Roche Loses Edge as Rivals Grow Switzerland’s Roche Holding has enjoyed years as an unrivaled force in oncology. Now, with more companies piling into the space and its top-selling drugs losing sales to lower-cost copies, that is about to change....
21:00, 04/28/2019

AstraZeneca-Daiichi Sankyo breast cancer drug shows promise British drugmaker AstraZeneca and Japan's Daiichi Sankyo said on Wednesday their experimental treatment for breast cancer met its key goal in a mid-stage study, bolstering their defenses in a highly competitive oncology market....
09:17, 05/08/2019

Lilly's targeted RET drug shrinks tumors in lung cancer trial Eli Lilly and Co's LOXO-292, a experimental cancer drug the company acquired in January as part of its $8 billion takeover of Loxo Oncology, shrank tumors in nearly 70% of advanced lung cancer patients whose tumors carried specific abnormalities in the RET gene....
16:00, 09/09/2019

Study: Deadly skin cancer growth slowed by three-drug therapy A combination of inhibitor drugs that block a form of melanoma known as BRAF V600E may help extend the lives of people with the disease, according to new research....
21:34, 06/06/2019

U.S. FDA approves Mylan generic of Lilly lung cancer drug Alimta The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted Mylan NV tentative approval for its generic version of Eli Lilly and Co's lung cancer drug Alimta....
02:17, 08/30/2019

Roche wins Japan approval for personalized cancer drug Rozlytrek Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday won approval in Japan for Rozlytrek as the world's biggest maker of cancer drugs pushes ahead in personalized medicines that require a biomarker test to identify prospective patients....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focussing on developing anti-evolution treatments change that?...
02:17, 05/16/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take action....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its treatment helped stomach cancer patients live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study....
18:17, 08/13/2019

Cancer drug Keytruda, vaccines propel Merck to quarterly profit beat Merck & Co Inc reported higher-than-expected second-quarter profit and revenue and raised its full-year earnings forecast on Tuesday, powered by strong demand for its blockbuster cancer immunotherapy Keytruda and vaccine sales....
18:17, 07/30/2019

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
11:34, 09/08/2019

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients -study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
20:34, 09/08/2019

Tiny drug-filled capsules motor around the body to target cancer cells Tiny self-propelled capsules that shed their outer shells have been shown to linger long enough in mice intestines to deliver drugs directly to tumour cells...
20:17, 07/24/2019

McConnell warns Pelosi's drug-pricing plan is DOA Senate Republicans are warning Speaker Nancy Pelosi that her much-anticipated drug pricing plan is dead and will not be considered in the Senate.In an interview, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) ruled out any action on the bill, which would call for Medicare to negotiate drug prices fo...
11:35, 09/20/2019

Seattle Genetics, Astellas drug rapidly shrinks tumors in bladder cancer study An experimental drug developed by Seattle Genetics Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc led to significant, rapid tumor shrinkage in patients with advanced bladder cancer who had been previously treated with immunotherapy and chemotherapy in a midstage trial, according to data presented on Monday....
04:00, 06/04/2019

GSK drug helps ovarian cancer patients live longer in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's cancer treatment Zejula met the main goal of helping patients with ovarian cancer live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study, the company said on Monday....
15:17, 07/15/2019

Black, Hispanic patients underrepresented in cancer trials, raises concern about drug efficacy Between 2008 and 2018, fewer than 8 percent of cancer trials in the United States had participation from white, Asian-American, black and Hispanic patients all at once....
03:34, 08/17/2019

AstraZeneca's blood cancer drug meets main goal in late-stage trial AstraZeneca Plc said on Thursday its blood cancer drug met the main goal of a final stage trial, taking the treatment one step closer to a marketing approval as the drugmaker seeks to bolster its oncology portfolio....
15:17, 06/06/2019

Pharmacy warns FDA of cancer-causing chemical found in widely used heart pill Valisure, an online pharmacy company, told the FDA that high levels of dimethylformamide were found in valsartan, a drug produced by Swiss drugmaker Novartis and other pharmaceutical companies....
19:51, 06/18/2019

Amgen drug shows high response rate in small lung and colon cancer trial Wall Street has taken a keen interest in the drug that could become the first approved medicine targeting one of the most common mutations found in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)....
20:00, 06/03/2019

What causes heartburn and nausea? Heartburn and nausea are both common digestive issues. They can occur together, especially if a person experiences indigestion. Learn more in this article....
23:00, 05/31/2019

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal....
21:17, 06/25/2019

Florida police department warns drug dealers with signs saying 'closed for business' Dealers beware-- police in North Port, Fla. are taking aggressive action against drugs in their community, and are placing signs in the yards of homes where they conduct successful drug raids intended to intimidate other dealers and put illegal operations out of business....
04:17, 09/18/2019

Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, officials have told U.S. authorities, in a new setback to the Trump administration's efforts to tackle high drug prices, according to documents obtained...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Novartis halts distribution of its Zantac versions amid probe into impurities Novartis AG's Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all its markets, including the United States and Canada, after contaminants were found in the heartburn drug....
10:51, 09/19/2019

Cancer hospital affiliation tied to lower cancer surgery mortality rates (Reuters Health) - Community hospitals may have lower mortality rates for cancer surgeries when they're affiliated with a top-ranked cancer center, a U.S. study suggests....
23:34, 08/06/2019

How Marcia Cross Discovered Her Anal Cancer Was Linked to Husband's Throat Cancer For Marcia Cross, a regular gynecologist visit about year-and-a-half ago revealed a lot more than she expected. Sitting down with CBS This Morning on Wednesday, the Desperate Housewives......
05:17, 06/06/2019

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been charged over a massive A$1bn drug haul found on a tiny island off Western Australia after a yacht ran aground and was abandoned, sparking a search for...
16:34, 09/12/2019

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
11:34, 08/08/2019

U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted orphan drug status for its drug to treat eosinophilic esophagitis and unveiled positive results from a late-stage trial on a triple-drug therapy targeting a severe lung disease....
13:51, 08/28/2019

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidemic, U.S. drug czar James Carroll called out drugmakers for their role as "one of the factors into the start of the crisis." ...
10:34, 08/28/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
06:17, 06/07/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
13:17, 06/06/2019

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone The post Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats appeared first on Boxing News....
17:00, 09/07/2019

Should I get checked for cancer? The warning signs of cancer vary depending on the type. People should see a doctor if they have any new symptoms or existing symptoms worsen. Learn more about the warning signs of cancer here....
09:51, 05/24/2019

Confused about cancer? Here's what we really do know about its causes We are bombarded with stories about things that might give us cancer, yet even the experts don't seem sure. So what's the best way to judge the risks?...
19:00, 04/28/2019

What is the link between age and breast cancer? A person's risk of breast cancer increases with age. Doctors most commonly diagnose the condition in females over the age of 50. However, there are many other factors that can affect the chances of developing breast cancer. Learn about these risk factors, as well as the benefits and risks of regular...
07:17, 07/04/2019

What to know about COPD and lung cancer COPD is a group of conditions that have clear links to lung cancer. Smoking tobacco is the primary preventable risk factor for both of these diseases. Learn more about COPD and lung cancer here....
02:34, 07/02/2019

Best anti-cancer supplements Anti-cancer supplements can include vitamin tablets and herbal extracts. However, while supplements may help to reduce a person’s risk of developing cancer or support the body during cancer treatment, no supplement can replace standard cancer therapies. Learn more here....
02:51, 07/04/2019

What to know about ulcerative colitis and cancer Ulcerative colitis (UC) causes inflammation in the digestive system. This may increase the risk of certain cancers. Learn more about the link between UC and cancer, as well as when to see a doctor and how to reduce the risk of cancer, here....
06:34, 05/21/2019

What to know about the link between diet and cancer A person’s diet may affect their risk of developing cancer in several ways. Some diets may also help prevent cancer, or help a person recover. Learn more here....
06:17, 08/10/2019

UK still behind in cancer survival despite recent surge Big improvement in past two decades fails to close gap with likes of Australia and CanadaCancer survival rates in the UK have improved markedly over recent decades but still lag behind those of comparable countries, a major research exercise has shown.The study looked at one-year and five-year survi...
23:34, 09/11/2019

What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer There are two main types of HER2-negative breast cancer: hormone receptor-positive and triple-negative. Many treatments exist, and prognosis varies. Learn more here....
11:00, 08/21/2019

Breast cancer risk from using HRT is ‘twice what was thought’ Study prompts medicines regulator to advise all women using HRT to remain vigilantThe risk of breast cancer from using hormone replacement therapy is double what was previously thought, according to a major piece of research, which confirms that HRT is a direct cause of the cancer.The findings of th...
04:17, 08/30/2019

Zero gravity kills cancer cells After just one day in zero gravity conditions, researchers found over 80% of cancer cells died in a trial. Now, their plan is to send them to space. The initial results confirm earlier findings from German researchers....
20:34, 09/06/2019

The entrepreneur who battled cancer to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government....
13:00, 08/16/2019

Can Rick Simpson oil help treat cancer? Rick Simpson oil is a cannabis extract with high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Some people claim that this oil can help treat cancer. Although there is little to no evidence to suggest that it can cure cancer directly, it may have some use as a complementary treatment. Learn more here....
12:17, 06/29/2019

Can itchy armpits be a sign of cancer? Itchy armpits may occasionally be due to cancer, although there are many more likely causes. Infections and underlying skin conditions are some other reasons. Learn more here....
12:00, 08/15/2019

Law enforcement help in a brother’s fight against cancer TUCSON – A Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy battling an aggressive form of cancer is getting a little help from his fellow law enforcement officers. A fundraiser was held on Thursday, June 13th at the Village Inn on 22nd and Harrison to raise money for Sergeant Gary Hawco and his family. Ser...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Venezuelan children with cancer die, and accusations fly CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the government and opponents over who is to blame. Several dozen people protested this week outside the J. M. de los Ríos pediatric hosp...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Infectious cancer hasn’t done much over the last 4,000 years Enlarge / Does this dog look concerned because he realizes he can catch an infectious cancer? (credit: Martin Astley) Cancer is a horrific disease, with its damage only limited by the fact that it only harms the individual in which it arises—except when it doesn't. In a few extremely rare cases, c...
00:17, 08/04/2019

Alex Trebek says his cancer is now in "near remission" Back in early March, game show fans worldwide were struck with some truly dispiriting news: An announcement from Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Over the last few months—even as the show itself has commanded increased pop culture scrutiny, thanks...
07:34, 05/30/2019

How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer Research into the medicinal herbs of Mauritius shows that we may still have much to learn about the anticancer properties of many of the island plants....
18:34, 05/06/2019

Ron Darling diagnosed with thyroid cancer Mets broadcaster and former pitcher Ron Darling announced on Monday he has thyroid cancer. “After the removal of the mass on my chest along with further tests, I have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer,” Darling said in a statement. “My doctors have said they are optimistic that th...
22:51, 05/06/2019

4 Your Health: Fitness prevents cancer Fitness has been found to help prevent lung and colorectal cancers. A new study suggests your fitness level may affect your risk of certain cancers. Researchers from Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine tracked nearly 50,000 adults who took a treadmill stress test. Those who were very fit were 77 percen...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Police K-9 adopted after losing leg, job to cancer A former Massachusetts police K-9 forced into retirement after losing its leg to cancer has found a new home, officials said Wednesday. The three-legged Bloodhound, Blue, was diagnosed in April with a soft tissue sarcoma, a type of cancer that requires rapid intervention to prevent the disease from ...
22:00, 05/30/2019

4 Your Health: The reoccurrence of cancer later in life People who had cancer may get brain cancer later in life. Elderly adults who survive certain cancers face a risk of developing brain cancer later in life. A new study from Case Western University found seniors who beat melanoma breast or lung cancer were more likely to have the disease spread to the...
05:51, 05/04/2019

What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer Proton therapy is a type of radiation that can treat cancers, including breast cancer. This article discusses its uses, effectiveness, and procedure....
13:00, 07/16/2019

Marriott CEO Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and will undergo chemotherapy. The hotel executive said the cancer was discovered early....
15:17, 05/03/2019

I found my lover’s breast cancer during sex Last June, Alyssa Dyal and Sumit Kashyap were fooling around on her bed when Kashyap felt her breast and suddenly pulled away. “He was like, ‘You need to get that checked out. That could be a problem,’ ” says Dyal, 24. “I was surprised he noticed, and I was surprised at the amount of concern in......
21:17, 07/16/2019

How AI could help with early detection of breast cancer Artificial intelligence can help patients at risk of breast cancer make smarter health decisions, new research suggests. A deep-learning model developed by a team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can predict a woman’s breast-cancer risk using a mammogram up to five years i...
22:17, 05/09/2019

My doctor told me I was fat — but it turns out I actually had cancer Jen Curran’s doctor told her she needed to lose weight. It turned out, she had bone marrow cancer. “It was just too unbelievable, too insane to be believed — that this was actually happening to me,” Curran, 38, tells The Post. The LA-based comedian made headlines last week when she shared a Twitter ...
01:51, 08/20/2019

The cancer survivor on a mission to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government....
21:00, 08/16/2019

How do cancer-causing bacteria take over our stomachs? H. pylori live in the stomachs of around 50% of all humans. Despite their prevalence, little is known about how they can survive inside us for a lifetime....
13:51, 05/08/2019

The New Handball Rule Is The Cold, VAR Is Cancer For the second time in as many weeks of the new Premier League season, the biggest story from the weekend was another ruinously stupid imposition of VAR. The only thing more tiring than having to write the umpteenth anti-VAR post is having to witness video replay poison this wonderful sport from wee...
23:17, 08/19/2019

Joe Biden’s cancer nonprofit is shutting down The nonprofit foundation established by former Vice President Joe Biden to find a cure for cancer​ after the death of the Democratic candidate’s son from the disease is shutting down, according to a report Monday. ​The Biden Cancer Initiative was founded in 2017 by Biden and his wife, Jill, ​a...
22:17, 07/15/2019

Unmasking mutant cancer cells As cancer cells progress, they accumulate hundreds and even thousands of genetic and epigenetic changes, resulting in protein expression profiles that are radically different from that of healthy cells. But despite their heavily mutated proteome, cancer cells can evade recognition and attack by the ...
17:00, 07/17/2019

Brailsford recovering from cancer surgery "Sir Dave Brailsford has revealed he underwent surgery for prostate cancer after being diagnosed with the illness just before this year’s Tour de France."...
21:34, 09/13/2019

HPV vaccinations for boys could cut cancer rates in men New research suggests that vaccinating boys against human papillomavirus, or HPV, could cut cancer rates related to the virus in men in the long term....
07:00, 06/25/2019

Mom who was diagnosed with cancer same day she became a widow dies A 38-year-old Minnesota mother who was diagnosed with an inoperable cancer the same day her husband succumbed to his battle with ALS in 2017 has died, according to new reports. Tessie Sylvester of Minneapolis passed away on May 1 — two years after she was diagnosed with cancer in June 2017, on...
04:17, 05/18/2019

Mom’s raw post on childhood cancer goes viral Heart-wrenching photos of a 5-year-old girl gently supporting her 4-year-old brother as the side effects of chemotherapy disrupt their playtime have gone viral after their mother shared a raw post about how childhood cancer impacts the whole family. “One thing they don’t tell you about childhood can...
15:17, 09/10/2019

How HPV and a taboo sex act can lead to anal cancer Actress Marcia Cross (“Desperate Housewives”) and her doctors revealed Wednesday that they believe her battle with anal cancer was caused by the same human papillomavirus (HPV) that lead to her husband Tom Mahoney’s throat cancer. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease, infe...
00:17, 06/08/2019

Why don't whales develop cancer, and why should we care? Whales have a minimal risk of developing cancer, despite factors that may lead us to think otherwise. Why is this, and how can this knowledge help us?...
14:17, 05/15/2019

Former NFL player Still focused on fight against cancer Devon Still is focused serving as an inspiration and drawing inspiration from his daughter Leah's battle with cancer       ...
01:34, 09/07/2019

How to survive the fake news about cancer The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O’Sullivan, being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 was the catalyst for a deluge of distinctly unscientific and frequently dangerous advice. An investment ...
11:34, 07/14/2019

Can the Rife machine treat cancer? The Rife machine delivers a low energy electromagnetic frequency into the body. It usually consists of a controller box and two electrical pads that a person attaches to their hands or feet. Proponents claim that it can cure cancer and HIV, but there is no scientific evidence to support this. Learn ...
22:51, 07/02/2019

Mom seeks help for son with cancer so rare it has no name or cure A British woman says her young son is battling an aggressive cancer so rare even doctors have never seen it before — and she’s asking for help finding a cure. Helen Wright, 47, told The Mirror UK that experts at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London have been stumped by the disease ...
03:34, 06/18/2019

Colon cancer survivor thanks nurse who was by her side Seven words spoken from a mystery nurse turned into this cancer survivor's life mantra. Now, the two are meeting for the first time.        ...
12:00, 09/20/2019

Over 70% of US adults unaware of HPV-related cancer risks New evidence suggests that both men and women in the United States lack sufficient awareness about the cancer risks related to HPV, and about HPV vaccines....
15:51, 09/20/2019

7-year-old cancer patient joins Air Force for a day This 7-year-old's battle with cancer shows he can do anything. To prove it, he became an Air Force pilot.        ...
22:34, 09/17/2019

Colorectal cancer becoming more common at younger ages Rates of early-onset colon cancer are rising in many high-income countries even as rates among older adults hold steady or decline, a new study shows....
23:17, 09/09/2019

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer Taking vitamin D supplements does not cut cancer risk but may prolong life once cancer develops, according to an analysis of trials covering 79,055 people....
00:34, 06/08/2019

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis? The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biopsy....
13:51, 07/16/2019

Cops: Man urinated on memorial to boy who died of cancer HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — A video showing a man urinating on a park memorial marker that honors a 9-year-old boy who died of brain cancer has led to charges against him and another man who allegedly made the recording. Hamilton police say a friend of Christian Clopp’s family saw the video posted o...
15:34, 05/20/2019

| US runner Grunewald dies at 32 after cancer battle Gabriele Grunewald, who became an inspirational figure to thousands of fans after continuing to compete at a high level despite a decade-long battle with cancer, has died....
07:00, 06/13/2019

American Gibbs cancer free after surgery Nicole Gibbs is cancer free after surgery to remove the tumor on the roof of her mouth was successful but she will be sidelined for longer than previously thought, the American tennis player said on Thursday....
02:00, 05/31/2019

End cervical cancer? The HPV vaccine could do it, study suggests Experts said that cervical cancer could be eliminated if consistently high HPV vaccine use can be achieved and maintained.        ...
19:00, 06/27/2019

James Thompson, former congressional candidate, has cancer James Thompson, the Democratic congressional candidate who ran for office in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District, announced on Sunday that he was diagnosed with a rare cancer and will likely end his political career....
10:51, 06/10/2019

Are dogs better at detecting cancer 'than advanced technology?' In a new study, beagles were able to detect the presence of cancer with extremely high accuracy. Could their 'sniff skills' lead to novel screening tests?...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'on way to being very well' after cancer treatment Thousands stand in line to see judge at Washington event Says she’ll be ready for court’s new session in OctoberRuth Bader Ginsburg has said she is on the mend following treatment for pancreatic cancer.“This audience can see. I am alive,” the US supreme court justice said during an appearance at the...
15:51, 09/01/2019

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5 percent, according to a study published Thursday in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum. The study, conducted by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts, analyzed ca...
23:51, 05/23/2019

Being overweight is even more of a cancer risk than previously thought The risks of being obese are fairly well documented, and while it’s true that a person who is significantly overweight can better their odds of living longer with exercise, avoiding tobacco, and other healthy lifestyle choices, losing weight is oftentimes the best thing an obese person can do....
12:51, 08/13/2019

Cameron Mathison shares cancer diagnosis "Home & Family" and "Entertainment Tonight" co-host Cameron Mathison shared news of his cancer diagnosis in an Instagram post Tuesday. He had announced it on "Home & Family" Monday....
07:34, 09/11/2019

During a.m. appointments, doctors more likely to advise cancer screening (Reuters Health) - Patients who see their doctors in the morning are a lot more likely to be referred for screenings for breast and colon cancer than patients with end-of-the-day appointments, a new study suggests....
23:34, 05/10/2019

4 Your Health: Whole body MRI’s good weapon against cancer Whole body MRI’s may allow cancer patients to be treated more quickly. Whole body MRI’s could help reduce the time it takes to determine the stage of certain cancers. British researchers tracked 500 patients recently diagnosed with colorectal or lung cancer. They found whole body MRI cor...
20:51, 05/10/2019

4 Your Health: A connection between sugary drinks and cancer Sugary drinks may cause inflammation of organs leading to cancer. NBC News New research suggests a possible link between sugary drinks and cancer. The study, conducted in france, tracked the diets over 100,000 adults for 9 years. It showed a three ounce per day increase in the consumption of sugary ...
01:00, 07/12/2019

10 Ways to Lower the Cancer Risk of Grilling If you plan to grill often experts suggest taking some small steps to make a big difference in lowering your exposure to compounds that are tied to cancer....
11:51, 06/27/2019

Grunewald, runner with cancer who inspired many, dies at 32 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gabriele Grunewald, one of the country’s top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with her long and public fight against cancer. She was 32. Her husband, Justin Grunewald, posted on Instagram about her death late Tuesday and confi...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give. A new study finds the care given at these centers isn't very different from that received at other top-notch facilities....
18:34, 06/17/2019

Girl fighting cancer can't believe what her neighborhood did for her Keren Clay was scared her friends would look at her differently after her amputation, but all it took was the drive home to make her realize she had nothing to worry about.        ...
00:51, 09/10/2019

Your broken heart might make you die of cancer: study Amorous affairs can have tumorous ends. “Broken Heart Syndrome” may make you more likely to die of cancer, according to a new report from the American Heart Association. Adults with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or a clinically broken heart for those more romantically (and less scientificall...
06:51, 07/20/2019

HPV vaccine: Boys aged 12 to 13 to be given cancer-preventing jab Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, it has been announced....
16:34, 07/09/2019

Classroom exercise discovers med student’s cancer (KSNV) Erica Stiles was born to help others. The daughter of an optometrist, she always knew the medical field was for her. “I saw his passion for medicine and always learning new things, always watching these new videos of techniques,” she says. So, when her class at Touro University be...
21:34, 09/11/2019

9/11 first responder diagnosed with cancer, then pulmonary fibrosis Tom Frey, 54, is a retired New York Police Department detective who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma linked to the time he spent at the World Trade Center site and the Staten Island landfill after the 9/11 attacks. He developed pulmonary fibrosis — scarring in the lungs — as a side-effect of hi...
21:34, 09/11/2019

Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer? Scientists have identified an enzyme that promotes cell proliferation in the most common and lethal ovarian cancer and could serve as a treatment target....
00:17, 07/17/2019

Breast cancer spreads through the body in just two or three waves The evolution of deadly tumours and their migration around the body has been charted in unprecedented detail in ten women with breast cancer for first time...
18:34, 05/28/2019

Facts about skin cancer in black people Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs on lighter areas of the skin. Learn more here....
09:17, 07/17/2019

What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a number of studies published in the past two decades have turned up evidence that eating charred, smoked, and well-done meat could raise cancer risk—...
15:00, 06/25/2019

1 in 5 states are dangerously unconcerned about skin cancer, is yours? May marks the start of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. As it heats up in Southern Arizona, it is important to remember to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays. According to a new study by Digital Third Coast, skin cancer rates are highest in Delaware, Vermont, and Minnesota. People in ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

MIT AI model is 'significantly' better at predicting breast cancer MIT researchers have invented a new AI-driven way of looking at mammograms that can help detect breast cancer in women up to five years in advance. A deep learning model created by a team of researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Inte......
07:00, 05/08/2019

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for them....
16:51, 05/07/2019

4 Your Health: Cost of cancer drugs soar It shows the average cost for a single specialty drug is now nearly $79,000 a year, up from $28,000 just a decade ago. In fact, specialty drugs are more than 215 times more expensive than widely used generic drugs. The cancer drug Revlimid, had the highest price surge going from $203,000 to $247,000...
06:34, 06/26/2019

Babe Laufenberg's son Luke dies of cancer at 21 Luke Laufenberg, the son of former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Babe Laufenberg and a tight end at UTEP, has died after a nearly two-year battle with cancer. He was 21....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Athlete Gabriele Grunewald dies at 32 from cancer • Runner continued to train and race for decade after diagnosis• Athlete was the US champion over 3,000m indoors in 2014The American runner Gabriele Grunewald has died at the age of 32 from cancer.Grunewald lived with the disease for a decade and continued to train and race throughout, undergoing se...
16:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. Justice Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy to treat a cancerous tumor on her pancreas, a court spokeswoman said on Friday....
11:34, 08/24/2019

‘The Undying,’ an Extraordinary and Furious New Memoir About Cancer Anne Boyer’s book is partly about her own illness, and partly about the possibility — and necessity — of finding common cause in individual suffering....
16:51, 09/10/2019

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine may be enough to lower cancer rates A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine seems to be almost as good as two or three injections for preventing cervical pre-cancerous lesions...
13:51, 07/29/2019

HRT for menopause increases breast cancer risk Hormonal replacement therapy for the menopause increases the risk of breast cancer and that risk can persist for more than a decade after usage stops....
09:17, 08/30/2019

With pancreatic cancer, what Stephen needs is legalised cannabis A year into his cancer treatment, Stephen heard about the benefits of medical marijuana and CBD oil, but it has proven difficult to get. Words and photographs by Ali Smith I was lying face down when I first heard about Stephen Schulman. I’d been feeling sorry for myself, complaining of an aching wri...
10:00, 09/04/2019

Cancer doctors don't focus on lifestyle risks (Reuters Health) - Cancer specialists only rarely advise patients on lifestyle changes that could improve overall health and possibly also reduce the risk of recurrence, a new survey suggests....
02:34, 08/27/2019

Peter Fonda Dead at 79 After Cancer Battle Peter Fonda has passed away at the age of 79. The star of hit films like Easy Rider, 3:10 to Yuma and Ulee's Gold died from respiratory failure caused by lung cancer. A rep for Peter......
06:00, 08/17/2019

Cancer survivors to reach 22 million by 2030 Roughly 17 million cancer survivors are living in the United States, and researchers expect that number to surge to more than 22 million by 2030, new study says....
19:00, 06/11/2019

How a dietary change might boost cancer therapy A study in mice finds that eating less of a particular amino acid that is found in high levels in meat and eggs enhances the effects of cancer treatments....
03:17, 08/05/2019

| Australia cancer sufferer first to use new assisted dying law A 61-year-old cancer patient has become the first person in over two decades to die under controversial assisted dying laws in Australia, a charity said....
06:34, 08/06/2019

Which natural treatments can help people with breast cancer? A number of natural and complementary therapies can help support a person’s mind and body during breast cancer treatment and may also help alleviate medication side effects. However, these therapies cannot replace standard treatment for breast cancer. Learn more here....
12:00, 07/02/2019

Mama Blair asking for prayers after cancer diagnosis TUCSON – After years of fighting for other people’s lives, Judith Blair is now fighting for her own. Affectionately referred to as “Mama Blair” by the community, Blair has appeared on the cover of magazines, shared the front page of an Italian newspaper with Luciano Pavarotti. She has also bee...
09:34, 07/27/2019

Knights defenseman Theodore says he was treated for cancer Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore says he underwent surgery for testicular cancer during the offseason and is expected to make a full recovery       ...
02:34, 09/13/2019

| Hamilton inspired to victory by brave cancer boy Lewis Hamilton said he was inspired to victory in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix by receiving a humbling message from a five-year-old boy who is fighting cancer....
00:51, 05/13/2019

'War on cancer' metaphors may do harm, research shows Use of military terminology can make people more fearful and fatalistic, say psychologistsThe ubiquitous use of war metaphors when referring to cancer may do more harm than good, according to research into the psychological impact the phrases have on people’s views of the disease.Framing cancer in m...
18:17, 08/10/2019

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women....
22:00, 05/21/2019

Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it Cancer scientists in Britain are launching what they call the world's first "Darwinian" drug development program in a bid to get ahead of cancer's ability to become resistant to even the newest treatments and recur in many patients....
05:34, 05/16/2019

Low-fat diet may improve breast cancer survival For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer. (May 15)        ...
23:34, 05/15/2019

Rod Stewart given all-clear following secret cancer treatment Stewart says, ‘I’ve just been happy, and the good Lord looked after me’, following prostate cancer diagnosis two years agoRod Stewart has revealed he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago, and has now been given the all-clear, following treatment.Speaking at a fundraising event for the Pr...
16:51, 09/16/2019

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against cancer, aimed not necessarily at curing it but at turning it into a condition that people can live with.The world-renowned Institute of Cancer Research is...
01:34, 05/16/2019

Scientists discover the structure of cancer molecule New research from the United Kingdom has now revealed the structure and function of a molecule that may help cancer develop and become treatment resistant....
09:01, 09/17/2019

4 Your Health: Artificial intelligence diagnosing cancer A new computer program has a success rate of over 90 percent detecting cancer. Artificial intelligence may be able to detect lung cancer before radiologists. Scientists from Northwestern University and Google trained their computer system to assess lung nodules without human involvement. This form o...
22:17, 05/21/2019

Farmers save a harvest of neighbor with cancer When stage 4 cancer stood in the way of farmer Larry Yockey reaping his wheat harvest for the first time in 50 years, dozens of his fellow farmers stepped up to save his crop....
06:17, 08/10/2019

A man survived cancer twice, then he won a $4.6 million lottery jackpot Stu MacDonald, a resident of Bend, Oregon, buys his Oregon's Game Megabucks ticket every week. This week, he won the jackpot, worth $4.6 million.        ...
03:17, 09/17/2019

Why we're tackling the Etape du Tour despite our breast cancer Our conditions have forced us to temper our expectations, but my friend and I won’t let them stop us pursuing what we loveA breakaway is a cycling term that refers to an individual or a small group of cyclists who have successfully opened a gap ahead of the peloton, the main group of cyclists. On 21...
11:17, 07/19/2019

Colon cancer cases rising among adults under 50 The percentage of people under age 50 who have been diagnosed with colon cancer has rose to 12.2 percent in 2015, up from 10 percent in 2004, according to new research....
21:00, 07/22/2019

Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better? The Targets Might Be Wrong Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study suggests....
03:51, 09/13/2019

FDA to improve access to experimental cancer drugs The Food and Drug Administration is launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. (June 3)        ...
17:34, 06/03/2019

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a half months after Biden and his wife resigned from the group to focus on his presidential campaign....
20:34, 07/15/2019

A man survived cancer twice. Then, he won a $4.6 million lottery jackpot Stu MacDonald, a resident of Bend, Oregon, buys his Oregon's Game Megabucks ticket every week. This week, he won the jackpot, worth $4.6 million.        ...
19:51, 09/16/2019

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New York Times reports that one such AI, built by Google...
21:00, 05/22/2019

MRI scans to be trialled as test for prostate cancer Simple scans ‘could revolutionise the way that we diagnose disease’, says professorHundreds of men will be given MRI scans in a groundbreaking clinical trial that scientists say could transform screening for prostate cancer.The £5m trial, which begins in August, is pioneering a simple, 10-minute sca...
01:00, 06/10/2019

HPV vaccine may lead to elimination of cervical cancer NBC NEWS – The HPV vaccine is far more effective than expected, with benefits extending beyond those who receive the vaccine, a study published Wednesday finds. The new study, published in The Lancet, suggests that the more people who receive the vaccine, the better. That’s because vaccination...
19:51, 06/27/2019

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s called “compassionate use” access to an...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Broken heart syndrome may be linked to cancer There may be a possible link between broken heart syndrome and cancer. Researchers from the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland studied data from over 1,600 patients who had broken heart syndrome. The syndrome occurs when one part of the heart stops pumping normally and is often brought on by ...
00:51, 07/18/2019

Google trained its AI to predict lung cancer Of all cancers worldwide, lung cancer is the deadliest. It takes more than 1.7 million lives per year -- more than breast, prostate and colorectal cancer combined. Part of the problem is that the majority of cancers aren't caught until later stages,......
01:51, 05/21/2019

Cancer and nutrition research: How best to move it forward In the proceedings of a recent conference about the interplay between nutrition and cancer, specialists note that interdisciplinarity is the way forward....
06:51, 08/02/2019

Overall cancer death rates falling in U.S., NIH reports Each year, cancer death rates among men and women in the United States between ages 20 and 49 fell by 1.8 percent and 1.4 percent, the National Cancer Institute reports....
16:51, 05/31/2019

HPV Vaccines Are Reducing Infections, Warts — and Probably Cancer An analysis covering 66 million young people has found plummeting rates of precancerous lesions and genital warts after vaccination against the human papillomavirus....
21:17, 06/27/2019

Medication can lower some women's risk of breast cancer NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with a high risk of developing breast cancer can lower that risk by taking certain medications, according to updated recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)....
07:01, 09/04/2019

Former Missouri football coach Pinkel says cancer returned COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Former Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel says he is being treated for cancer again. Pinkel told ABC17 TV in Columbia Saturday that he had treatment last month after his cancer came out of remission for the first time in four years. Pinkel retired after the 2015 season after an...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Mercedes Send Lewis Hamilton's F1 Car To Cancer-Stricken Boy Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team arranged for one of their F1 cars to park at the home of Harry Shaw, a 5-year-old from Surrey, who is set to lose his battle against a rare bone disease....
07:51, 05/14/2019

UA researchers develop cancer-detecting blood test TUCSON – When it comes to fighting cancer, early detection is key. Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a blood test that could be the best weapon to win that fight. “We believe that simple, inexpensive blood tests are really the road to the future for cancer detection and m...
02:34, 05/28/2019

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer Metal group cancel majority of forthcoming tour as frontman undergoes treatmentMegadeth’s Dave Mustaine is undergoing treatment for throat cancer, he has told fans. The 57-year-old frontman said that his doctors had “mapped out a treatment plan they feel has a 90% success rate”, which he has already...
14:17, 06/18/2019

Candle lighting ceremony honors children with cancer TUCSON – September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Tuesday night, the community gathered in front of the Banner Diamond Children’s Hospital to honor and remember children who are fighting cancer or have lost their battle with the disease. Just this year, ten children in Tuc...
11:34, 09/18/2019

Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah gets Japan nod at cost of $305,800 A Japanese government panel approved Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah at a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) on Wednesday, marking the entry of so-called CAR-T therapy in the country....
08:00, 05/15/2019

How US Children Battling Cancer Ended Up In A Photo Shoot Lora Scantling is a professional photographer who has long documented happy moments of birth, graduations and weddings. Then several years ago, her stepfather was dying of lung cancer, and her close......
06:00, 05/14/2019

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
21:51, 06/14/2019

NYT: Conspiracy theories that 5G phones cause cancer originate from Russia After so many years of talking about the miracle that 5G will be for everything tech-related, it finally happened: 5G is here. “Here” is Korea, the US, and Switzerland, for the time being, although more and more countries will be getting 5G coverage in the coming months. What that means ...
04:34, 05/14/2019

NeNe Leakes' Husband Gregg Is Cancer Free Nene Leakes has a reason to celebrate. On Monday, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star took to social media with some special news to kick off the week: a year later, her husband Gregg......
05:34, 05/14/2019

Early risers may have lower breast cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Women who like to wake up early every day may be less likely to develop breast cancer than women who prefer to sleep in, a recent study suggests....
01:34, 07/13/2019

Cancer patients use crowdfunding for medical bills, expenses (Reuters Health) - Even cancer patients who seemingly have health insurance are seeking donations online to help with medical bills, travel, drug costs and sometimes living expenses while they undergo treatment, a U.S. study suggests....
05:17, 09/13/2019

PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer (Reuters Health) - Women who exhibit many classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be much more likely to develop ovarian cancer than their counterparts who don't, a new study suggests....
02:34, 09/14/2019

Cancer more common in females with severe sleep apnea A new study of 20,000 adults with sleep apnea suggests that the risk of cancer could be 2–3 times higher among females with a severe form of the condition....
11:00, 08/21/2019

Rod Stewart reveals prostate cancer battle, says he's 'in the clear now' "Two years ago, I was ­diagnosed with prostate cancer," Rod Stewart, 74, said during a performance Saturday.        ...
00:51, 09/17/2019

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list The world's master list of recommended medicines got an update on Tuesday when the World Health Organization (WHO) published a biennial revision, adding 28 drugs including an abortion pill but leaving out several breakthrough treatments for lung cancer....
22:34, 07/09/2019

Eating Yogurt May Reduce Risk Of Bowel Cancer In Men The findings revealed that eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths of tissues (adenomas)...
11:17, 06/20/2019

FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosis, making it the second approved drug to treat the disease....
02:34, 08/17/2019

Weight-loss surgery may help cut risk of breast cancer (Reuters Health) - Severely obese women who opt for weight-loss surgery may be cutting their risk of breast cancer along with their extra pounds, a large U.S. study suggests....
19:17, 05/14/2019

Monsanto ordered to pay $2B to couple who say they contracted cancer from Roundup A jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers....
19:00, 05/14/2019

WHO says e-cigarettes, 'smoke-free' products do not help reduce cancer Electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products are not helping fight cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, urging smokers and governments not to trust claims from cigarette firms about their latest products....
02:34, 07/27/2019

Howard Stern Reveals He Faced a Cancer Scare Howard Stern is setting his own record straight. The 65-year-old radio icon faced a cancer scare in 2017 and finally opened up about it almost exactly two years later in an interview......
19:17, 05/08/2019

Colon cancer: Could yogurt prevent precancerous growths? A new study has found that men who eat yogurt regularly have a lower risk of abnormal growths in the bowel, or adenomas, which can precede colon cancer....
19:17, 06/20/2019

How long will a person with stage 4 colon cancer live? The 5-year relative survival rate for stage 4 colon cancer is 14%. Many factors determine the life expectancy of a person with this condition. Learn more here....
22:00, 05/21/2019

Storm coach Dan Hughes undergoes surgery for cancer SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes had surgery Tuesday to remove a cancerous tumor in his digestive tract. Hughes will miss Seattle’s two preseason games. The team provided no timetable for his return. Assistant coach Gary Kloppenburg will take over head coaching duties in Hughes...
02:34, 05/15/2019

Measuring chromosome imbalance could clarify cancer prognosis Most human cells have 23 pairs of chromosomes. Any deviation from this number can be fatal for cells, and several genetic disorders, such as Down syndrome, are caused by abnormal numbers of chromosomes. For decades, biologists have also known that cancer cells often have too few or too many copie...
12:18, 05/14/2019

Antibiotics and bowel cancer: Study finds link A study looking at antibiotics and bowel cancer concludes that the drugs might increase the risk of colon cancer, but lower the risk of rectal cancer....
10:00, 08/22/2019

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso gets China OK for type of lung cancer AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday it had received marketing authorization from China's National Medical Products Administration for its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, to treat adults with a form of lung cancer....
10:00, 09/04/2019

New breast cancer guidelines say more women need gene test WASHINGTON — More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they’ve already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday. At issue are genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2. When they’re mutated, the body can’t repair damaged DNA as we...
00:00, 08/22/2019

Combining two cancer drugs could help slow growth of tumours Breast tumours grow at a slower rate in mice if the animals are given one drug to block cancer cell division and another that prevents therapy resistance...
03:34, 07/12/2019

A Sexually Transmitted Cancer in Dogs Is Even Weirder Than We Thought Our precious pooches can carry one of the strangest diseases known to exist—a sexually transmitted form of cancer that’s jumped from host to host for thousands of years. Now, a large group of researchers say they’ve unpacked the evolutionary history of this disease, all the way back to the first dog...
23:51, 08/01/2019

Firefighters, cancer and lobbying: the safety row over flame retardants Massachusetts has failed to sign a bill – opposed by the American Chemistry Council – banning flame retardants into law despite the endorsement of lawmakers and pediatriciansJay Fleming is a booming Boston firefighter who has climbed the ranks since 1978. He has two engineering degrees, a no-nonsens...
12:17, 05/24/2019

Drinking Oolong Tea May Help Combat Breast Cancer: Study Apart from preventing diabetes, this Chinese tea is known to be heart-healthy and brain-healthy as well. Oolong tea extracts may also help stave off breast cancer....
21:34, 08/21/2019

Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
22:51, 05/24/2019

IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to human radiologists. While there are already AI prediction......
21:51, 06/18/2019

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows....
19:51, 06/19/2019

Teacher battling breast cancer forced to pay for own substitute A San Francisco community is outraged after learning a local school teacher with breast cancer is paying for her own substitute. “Parents were outraged and incredulous — like, this can’t be,” says Amanda Fried, mother of two at Glen Park Elementary School, where the sick teacher works. “...
20:51, 05/10/2019

Parents Outrage As US Teacher With Cancer Forced To Pay For Substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
21:17, 05/10/2019

This Mother’s Day special for Giants pick after mom’s cancer scare It was not long after Ryan Connelly shared the team lead with eight tackles in Wisconsin’s 31-17 victory over Rutgers at Camp Randall Stadium on Nov. 3. His parents — who, as always, made the four-hour ride to see him in action — sat their son and his girlfriend down and broke the news. Christi......
07:17, 05/12/2019

Oregon man who beat cancer twice wins $4.6M lotto jackpot He’s on a winning streak. An Oregon man who beat cancer twice has hit a $4.6 million lottery jackpot, officials said. Stu MacDonald, from the city of Bend, said he buys a Megabucks ticket every week and before each purchase, his wife tells him, “Get the winning ticket,” according to lotto officials....
16:18, 09/17/2019

Fighter mom: Cancer survivor proves she will do anything and everything to take care of kids Mollie Mills Sheppard lost a baby in childbirth. She has two sons with special needs and beat cancer. Now, Sheppard takes in foster kids with special needs to thank God for surviving        ...
20:51, 05/12/2019

Diabetes linked to different forms of cancer in males vs. females A study in a large Chinese cohort shows that people with type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of cancer, and the types of cancer vary in males and females....
00:51, 05/11/2019

Eating less fat, more fruit may cut risk of dying of breast cancer For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman’s risk of dying of breast cancer. The results are notable because they come from a rigorous test involving 49,000 women over two decades rather than other studies that tr...
18:34, 05/16/2019

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of the Center for Innovations in Medicine, has already tested the concoction on hundreds of mice with promising results. “As soon as the tumor arise...
23:51, 05/20/2019

High insulin levels may bring on pancreatic cancer Researchers bred mice that were genetically unable to produce excess insulin with mice susceptible to cancer development. The resulting mice had the same pancreatic cancer mutation found in 90 percent of human patients....
22:17, 08/02/2019

Researchers identify RNA cell that speeds prostate cancer A non-coding RNA known as HULLK gives the blueprint to proteins and controls cells that cause prostate cancer to grow, which researchers say could be used as a target for new treatments of the disease....
22:51, 07/30/2019

San Francisco parents rally around teacher with cancer who has to pay for her own substitute A group of parents in San Francisco are rallying around a second-grade teacher with breast cancer who was required to pay for her classroom’s substitute teacher while she is on medical leave. The parents at Glen Park Elementary School were stunned to learn that the teacher’s paycheck was...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Fundraiser to benefit PCSD deputy battling cancer TUCSON –The Arizona Fraternal Order of Police is hosting a fundraiser Thursday in support of a fellow deputy. Sgt. Gary Hawco served the Pima County Sheriff’s Department for over 26 years. In January, Hawco was involved in a car accident, he passed out behind the wheel –resulting in several injuries...
21:51, 06/13/2019

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday....
03:51, 07/11/2019

Breast cancer guidelines say more women may need gene test More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they've already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday....
04:34, 08/21/2019

Monsanto must pay couple $2bn in largest verdict yet over cancer claims California jury holds makers of Roundup weedkiller responsible for couple contracting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma A California jury has ordered Monsanto to pay more than $2bn to a couple that got cancer after using its weedkiller, marking the third and largest verdict against the company over Roundup.A j...
03:34, 05/14/2019

He Was the Face of a Bike-a-thon to Fight Cancer. He Was Also a Fake. After John Looker announced he had brain cancer, he became a star fund-raiser and the heart of Pelotonia, a charity event in Ohio that raises millions of dollars. But something wasn’t right....
11:17, 08/01/2019

Cancer-stricken ‘Broadway bandit’ looks frail in court The cancer-stricken “Broadway Bandit” looked frail as he appeared in Manhattan federal court Friday for a hearing related to yet another bank-robbery charge. “Yes, your honor,” Jamie Frierson, 49, replied in a soft voice when Magistrate Judge Stewart Aaron asked the convicted bank robber if he under...
23:34, 05/17/2019

New prostate cancer blood test could reduce biopsies Testing for circulating tumor cells in the blood alongside PSA can increase accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis to more than 90%, new study reveals....
05:18, 09/18/2019

Novartis wins FDA's breakthrough tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has secured the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its investigational medicine capmatinib, which it aims to file for approval later this year against a mutated form of lung cancer....
14:34, 09/06/2019

Olympic silver medallist Parrot says he has beaten cancer "Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medallist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Games event in Norway in August."...
15:17, 07/30/2019

New therapy attacks brain cancer's circadian clock A potential novel therapy against glioblastoma, a tumor that penetrates brain tissue and hides from radiation, chemotherapy and surgical treatments, targets its circadian clock -- and may lead to new treatment methods....
21:34, 08/27/2019

Distance runner dead at 32 after long cancer battle A decorated distance runner who captured hearts with her inspiring fight against a rare form of cancer has died “peacefully with no suffering,” her husband announced. Gabriele Grunewald, 32, died late Tuesday, a decade after being diagnosed with an aggressive salivary gland cancer — adenoid cystic c...
21:17, 06/12/2019

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.Read More...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Study: MRI, ultrasound more accurate in locating prostate cancer Using a combination of ultrasound and MRI to guide biopsies to screen for prostate cancer was as much as 33 percent more effective than one method alone, according to a new study....
01:17, 06/13/2019

Having too many sugary drinks linked to higher cancer risk Sugary drinks aren’t just bad for your waistline — they may also lead to an increase risk of cancer, a new study has found. Researchers in France found that downing a small glass of 100 percent fruit juice or soda — about 3.3 ounces worth — a day was linked to an 18 percent increas...
17:17, 07/11/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ champ donates to a cancer walk in Trebek’s name The “Jeopardy!” champion who won more than $2 million is honoring the host of the game show. James Holzhauer donated a portion of his winnings to a Chicago-area pancreatic cancer walk in Alex Trebek’s name. An organizer for the 2019 Naperville Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk said h...
22:17, 06/20/2019

Cardinals legend Bob Gibson battling pancreatic cancer ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is fighting pancreatic cancer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said the 83-year-old Hall of Famer was diagnosed with the cancer several weeks ago and revealed the news Saturday to the other living Hall of Famers. Gibson’s longtime agent, Dick Zitzma...
16:51, 07/14/2019

Runner Gabriele Grunewald Dead at 32 After Cancer Battle Gabriele Grunewald has passed away at the age of 32. After battling cancer for over a decade, the U.S. runner and Olympic hopeful died on Tuesday evening. Gabriele's husband, Justin......
22:34, 06/12/2019

Chasing My Shadow as a Cancer Patient in Talk Therapy A psychiatrist who learned he had cancer considers whether his own sessions in therapy will die with him. Will the work being done in those sessions die with me?...
11:34, 07/11/2019

A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer Breast cancer treatments have come a long way in recent decades, but understanding how to prevent tumors from forming in the first place has been a major challenge. In a new study being presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago next month, researchers report in...
00:34, 05/16/2019

One-third of cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, study says Roughly one in three cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, and about one in six survivors have high impact pain that prevents them from performing everyday activities, according to new research published Thursday....
06:00, 06/21/2019

Kenya telecoms giant Bob Collymore dies of cancer at 61 Bob Collymore, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile service provider, died of cancer on Monday, the company announced on Monday. He was 61....
13:00, 07/01/2019

E-sniffer predicts non-responders to lung cancer immunotherapy An electronic "nose" that detects chemicals in the breath of lung cancer patients may help distinguish between those who will and will not respond to immunotherapy, a new study suggests....
07:18, 09/20/2019

Know the risks about HRT and breast cancer. But don’t panic about them | Joanna Moorhead As a breast cancer survivor, I understand the grip of fear. But the best thing is to talk to a doctor then make your own choicesIt was hard to avoid the story, late last week: “Breast cancer risk from using HRT is twice what was thought,” it warned. I read it, because as someone who’s experienced br...
18:00, 09/02/2019

CEO Collymore dies of cancer after steering Safaricom's expansion Bob Collymore, the chief executive who helped to turn Safaricom Plc into East Africa's most profitable company with an $11 billion valuation, has died after a nearly two-year long battle with cancer....
11:51, 07/01/2019

Here's what we know about Ruth Bader Ginsburg's latest cancer scare Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared healthy on Monday during a public appearance at the University at Buffalo, three days after completing a three-week course of radiation therapy in New York to treat a tumor found on her pancreas....
06:00, 08/27/2019

Morning people may have lower breast cancer risk A large study of women found that those with a morning preference were less likely to have or develop breast cancer than those with an evening preference....
21:17, 06/28/2019

Medicare to cover expensive cancer cell therapies The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday said it has finalized a decision to cover expensive cancer cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc and Novartis AG ....
02:00, 08/08/2019

Cancer and chemicals in Reserve, Louisiana: the science explained In the area closest to the local chemicals factory, residents face a cancer risk of 50 times the national average. So what’s in the air?St John the Baptist parish sits about 20 miles from New Orleans in southern Louisiana. Home to about 45,000 people, this predominantly black parish contains the US ...
17:00, 05/06/2019

$11M grant seeks to prevent cervical cancer in Appalachia MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Cancer Institute has gifted 10 Appalachian health systems a total of $11 million for cervical cancer prevention programs. News outlets report the grant was announced last week in collaboration with the West Virginia University Cancer Institute, Ohio State Univer...
18:17, 06/10/2019

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research....
02:34, 08/17/2019

MTA conductor shows mercy to cancer-stricken man who stabbed him An MTA subway conductor who nearly died in a knife attack on a Bronx platform in April took pity Friday on his violent but gravely ill stabber, agreeing to let him stay out of jail and even ride the trains — but only to travel to cancer treatment. Otherwise, the stabber, who suffers from a......
06:00, 06/08/2019

Do ‘night owls’ have a higher risk of breast cancer? There are a few known risk factors associated with breast cancer, including alcohol consumption and obesity. Now, say researchers, we may need to add being a “night owl” to that list. The new study, published this week in the BMJ, finds that women who considered themselves “morning...
00:17, 06/28/2019

Astronomers studying space could help fight breast cancer Techniques developed by astronomers to understand space could help fight against breast and skin cancer, according to new research. A large part of astronomy depends on the detection and analysis of light – scientists study the light scattered, absorbed and re-emitted in clouds of gas and dust...
00:51, 07/03/2019

4 Your Health: Cancer cases may stem from drinking tap water (NBC News)- Federal health officials say they are leaving no stone unturned while investigating the cause of the recent vaping-related illnesses. According to the CDC, there are at least 530 confirmed and highly probable cases in 38 states. Eight deaths have been reported. The agency says they expec...
13:51, 09/20/2019

NYPD cops climb Mt. Kilimanjaro for kids with cancer They took the NYPD to new heights. The three cops who announced in April their plans to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world, to raise money for sick children have successfully completed their seven-day summit, the Post has learned. The trio reached the 19,341-foo...
22:34, 07/23/2019

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a chemical shift in DNA activation, to increase the risk of death....
07:17, 08/13/2019

Belly, thigh fat linked to aggressive prostate cancer Visceral fat that sits deep in the abdomen or surrounding the organs, and thigh subcutaneous fat that rests just beneath the skin, are linked to advanced and fatal prostate cancer....
23:00, 06/10/2019

4 Your Health: Red meat may increase risk of breast cancer A study suggests a plant-based diet is good for your heart. Researchers studied the eating habits of more than 10,000 middle-aged adults for more than 30 years. Those who ate the most plant-based foods were less likely to develop and die from heart disease including strokes. They also were 25 percen...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Japan's Former Empress Michiko Diagnosed With Breast Cancer Japan's former empress Michiko has been diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer and will soon undergo surgery, the Imperial Household Agency (IHA) said on Friday....
05:17, 08/10/2019

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with stage two pancreatic cancer. The 60-year-old Sorenson will continue to lead the company while he undergoes treatment. Sorenson said in a prepared release Friday that the cancer was found early and that he and his doctors are aiming for a complete cu...
19:51, 05/03/2019

FDA allows breast implant linked to cancer to remain on US market WASHINGTON — US health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market, saying its risks do not warrant a national ban. But the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it is considering bold warnings for the implants and requiring stricter rep...
17:34, 05/03/2019

Mets’ Ron Darling returning to TV booth after cancer surgery NEW YORK (AP) — Mets announcer Ron Darling is returning to the team’s broadcast booth Tuesday night following surgery to treat thyroid cancer. Darling said April 13 he was taking a medical leave. On May 6, he said a mass had been removed and he planned to be back at work in about a month. The ...
19:34, 06/03/2019

'I hope your children die of cancer': MPs tell of rise in anonymous abuse MPs have told how they have received a fake bomb and messages calling for their children to die of cancer after a sharp rise in the number of crimes reported in parliament....
18:34, 07/01/2019

Cuse's star senior Mangakahia has breast cancer Syracuse senior Tiana Mangakahia announced Monday that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. A two-time first-team All-ACC selection, Mangakahia was second in the nation last year in assists....
22:34, 07/01/2019

Cancer deaths cost the US $94 billion in lost earnings Almost 500,000 Americans died of cancer in 2015 and a new study concludes the disease robbed them not only of their lives but of $94.4 billion in lifetime earning potential. The American Cancer Society study released Wednesday calculates the missed-out money implications and, in the process, emphasi...
04:34, 07/09/2019

TFD implements procedures to prevent work-related cancer TUCSON-The Tucson Fire Department is working to prevent cancer in the workplace. The department implemented a number of procedures to protect its firefighters. “Cancer has become the leading risk to health and safety for firefighters,” said Tucson Fire Battalion Chief 4, Greg Hoffman. Ho...
08:51, 06/03/2019

Joel Dahmen’s a cancer survivor, so being in hunt won’t stress him out CHARLOTTE , N.C. — Joel Dahmen doesn’t do stress. Not because he can’t handle it, but because he’s had enough of it to last a few lifetimes and he’s done with it. “I’ve been through life and death,’’ Dahmen said Friday. “This is not it.’’ This is Dahmen being in contention to win his first......
11:00, 05/04/2019

More older adults die from cancer despite high screening rates As the fastest-growing age group in the United States, adults older than age 85 have higher incidences and death rates from cancer than people between ages 65 and 84....
17:00, 08/07/2019

Former Wimbledon champion McNamara dies at 64 after cancer battle "Australia\u0027s Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the age of 64 after a quiet battle with cancer."...
13:51, 07/22/2019

F.D.A. Won’t Ban Sales of Textured Breast Implants Linked to Cancer Many other countries have already banned the products. But the U.S. agency said the risk was still low, despite repeated requests from women and doctors that the implants be removed from the market....
23:34, 05/02/2019

Toddler with cancer dies after doctors misdiagnose her with constipation The parents of a 3-year-old girl who was diagnosed with constipation — and who then died of complications from cancer days later — say doctors could have done more to spot the deadly tumor. The British girl, Francesca Sio, had a fever and constipation when her parents, Lorraine and John, took her to...
03:34, 08/27/2019

Study: More blacks got timely cancer care after ‘Obamacare’ CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being able to quickly start on treatment after a diagnosis of advanced cancer. The law that is often called “Obamacare” let states expand Medica...
19:34, 06/02/2019

Rich nations could end cervical cancer within decades, say experts Study shows HPV vaccine has greatly reduced infections among girls and young womenElimination of cervical cancer in wealthy countries such as the UK may be possible within decades, say experts, following a major study showing the success of the HPV jab in protecting women.Human papilloma virus, whic...
00:51, 06/27/2019

Mets' Darling says he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer New York Mets announcer Ron Darling says he has thyroid cancer, hopes to return to SNY's broadcast booth in about a month        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

'It’s been killing us for 50 years': residents on living in Cancer Town Reserve, Louisiana, has a higher risk of cancer than anywhere in America – a hazard residents must face every day. We hear their storiesThe small town of Reserve sits 30 miles from New Orleans in Louisiana. Home to just under 10,000 residents, it is also the place in America with the greatest risk o...
14:51, 05/07/2019

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
03:51, 07/23/2019

A gut bacteria toxin that damages DNA may be involved in bowel cancer People with bowel cancer often have higher levels of certain toxic-producing bacteria. The toxin has now been shown to damage DNA in gut cells in mice...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Scotland's HPV vaccine linked to 'near elimination' of cervical cancer The routine vaccination of schoolgirls with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer in later life....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Cancer researcher becomes first woman to win 4,000km cycling race Fiona Kolbinger, 24, rode from Bulgaria to France in 10 days, two hours and 48 minutesA German cancer researcher has become the first woman to win one of the world’s toughest cycling races in her first ultra-distance event.Fiona Kolbinger, 24, from Dresden, said she was “so surprised to win” the Tra...
18:00, 08/06/2019

Colorectal cancer rates rising in younger adults In the United States, colorectal cancer rates are rising in the under 50s. Also, diagnoses in younger adults are more likely to be of advanced disease....
04:17, 07/23/2019

Cancer patients using alternative therapies may hesitate to tell doctors (Reuters Health) - One in three U.S. patients with a cancer diagnosis has recently used non-standard therapies to manage their disease - but many haven't told their doctors, survey data suggest....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Roche's personalized cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Roche Holding AG's treatment for adult and adolescent patients whose cancers have a genetic defect, the agency said on Thursday....
23:34, 08/15/2019

Could invigorating the immune system prevent lung cancer? Early immune-related molecular changes in airway tissue could potentially predict invasive lung cancer and serve as prevention targets, new study suggests....
18:51, 04/28/2019

"Want To Die In Mother's Lap": Cancer Patient In Jail Tells Top Court A cancer patient lodged in a Rajasthan jail moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking bail to fulfil his last wish of wanting to "die in the lap of his mother."...
20:17, 05/28/2019

Deleting just one gene may 'completely prevent' pancreatic cancer Using a mouse model that "faithfully mimics" human pancreatic cancer, researchers have found a gene that wholly prevents the disease when knocked out....
18:51, 05/02/2019

Cancer deaths in the U.S. cost $94B in lost earnings in 2015 Deaths from cancer among people between age 16 and 84 cost America nearly 9 million years of life and more than $94 billion in lost earnings in 2015....
04:34, 07/04/2019

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says....
00:51, 06/12/2019

You Can Now Defer Your Student Loans While Undergoing Cancer Treatment Last year, a law went into effect that should allow cancer patients to pause their federal student loans while undergoing treatment and for six months afterward. But there was no way to actually request a deferment—until now....
00:34, 08/24/2019

4 Your Health: The women at highest risk of deadly cancer Certain women are more at risk of a deadly form of breast cancer. Certain women may face a higher risk of an aggressive and hard to treat form of breast cancer. Researchers from Georgia State University looked at all breast cancer cases in the U.S. between 2010 and 2014. They found minority women es...
17:51, 07/09/2019

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors that needed further research....
16:00, 06/01/2019

Australian scientist to launch cancer cells into space After just one day in zero gravity conditions, researchers found over 80% of cancer cells died in a trial. Now, their plan is to send them to space. The initial results confirm earlier findings from German researchers....
23:51, 08/30/2019

How does tumor size relate to breast cancer stage? Doctors use tumor size to help determine the stage of breast cancer. People with early-stage cancers are likely to have smaller tumors that are easier for doctors to treat. However, doctors take many other factors into account when determining the cancer stage and possible treatment approaches. Lear...
23:51, 07/05/2019

The Health Issue: When Do You Give Up on Treating a Child With Cancer? Andrew Levy’s parents knew that the rare and deadly cancer in his blood could not be beaten, so they began to prepare for the worst. Then something mysterious happened....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Personalised breast cancer test could tell when to stop treatment A blood test for a person’s specific breast cancer mutations – which is 100 times more sensitive than existing tests – seems to tell when treatment is working and when more is needed...
18:00, 08/08/2019

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his latest pledge on health spending....
11:34, 08/08/2019

Woman dying of cervical cancer at 25: ‘Pap smear could have saved me’ Her youth has cut her life short. After experiencing constant, severe bleeding and back pain, Paige Hart, 25, was diagnosed in November with cervical cancer. Following chemotherapy, she was told she was cured, but then the pain returned, and doctors discovered the cancer had, too. It had spread to h...
01:00, 09/19/2019

'All My Children' alum Cameron Mathison says he has kidney cancer Cameron Mathison is asking fans for their thoughts and prayers after revealing in an Instagram post on Tuesday that he's been diagnosed with kidney cancer....
12:00, 09/11/2019

AstraZeneca scores win in race to treat ovarian cancer AstraZeneca has made further headway in the race with larger competitor GlaxoSmithKline's to use a promising new class of drugs to treat ovarian cancer....
20:34, 08/14/2019

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the real thing...
10:00, 06/09/2019

Cancer Town: Rev William Barber visits Reserve, Louisiana The Guardian invited the civil rights leader to the community on the banks of the Mississippi River where the people face the highest risk of cancer due to airborne toxins in the United States. Lending his support to their struggle, he said: 'When you poison the air … it is a form of idolatry. It is...
11:34, 08/09/2019

US tennis pro Nicole Gibbs has cancer; to miss French Open American tennis player Nicole Gibbs says she will miss the French Open because of surgery for salivary gland cancer. The 26-year-old Gibbs wrote on Twitter that the procedure is scheduled for Friday and her goal is to return for Wimbledon qualifying in late June. Gibbs, who was born in Ohio and is b...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Right Combination Of Bacteria And Diet May Limit Cancer Progression: Study According to a latest study, published in the Journal of Cell Reports, it was found that the right combination of diet and bacteria may limit cancer progression...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Breast implants linked to rare form of cancer, but FDA declines to ban Recent medical studies have found that anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) which is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is notably higher in patients who have textured implants, compared to other types....
18:34, 06/14/2019

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factors like smoking or exposure to asbestos....
01:17, 05/22/2019

Trump EPA insists Monsanto's Roundup is safe, despite cancer cases Administration to keep weedkiller on the market after landmark court rulings and concerns over foodThe Trump administration is keeping the weedkiller Roundup on the US market, insisting it is safe for humans despite thousands of lawsuits launched by people who claim it gave them cancer. Related: The...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Candlelighters camp welcomes children, families affected by cancer MT. LEMMON — On a ropes course in the wilderness, 7-year-old Evan Wedeking is finding his way. Evan has Rhabdomyosarcoma, cancer of the soft tissue in his left cheek. “I thought my whole world came crashing down,” Evan’s mom Melissa said. “I thought my son was going to ...
08:51, 06/03/2019

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed radiologists. ...
18:17, 05/21/2019

Kylie breaks down on Glastonbury stage 14 years after cancer battle KYLIE Minogue wept on stage today as she finally performed at Glastonbury, fourteen years after being forced to drop out after battling cancer in 2005....
19:17, 06/30/2019

American Gibbs pulls out of French Open after cancer diagnosis American Nicole Gibbs said on Monday she will miss the rest of the clay court season including this month's French Open after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer....
03:51, 05/14/2019

Jury: Monsanto to pay $2 billion in weed killer cancer case OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.05 billion to a couple who claimed the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. The Oakland jury on Monday delivered Monsanto’s third such loss in California since August. ...
00:17, 05/14/2019

US jury orders Bayer to pay $2 billion in Roundup cancer case Bayer-owned Monsanto has been hit with its third jury verdict in California tying its Roundup weed killer to cancer. Bayer faces more than 13,400 Roundup-related lawsuits in the United States....
04:17, 05/14/2019

Gibbs, who beat cancer this year, loses to Halep at US Open Nicole Gibbs, who beat cancer earlier this year, couldn't get too upset about losing to Simona Halep in the first round of the U.S. Open        ...
04:00, 08/28/2019

Tucsonan on the road to recovery after three-year battle with liver cancer PHOENIX – After a long wait, a sea full of emotions and nearly three-year bout with liver cancer, a Tucson man finally returned home, equipped with a fully functioning liver. “When you’re waiting on these transplants, it’s gloom and doom,” Michael Palmer said. “It just lifted...
01:00, 06/29/2019

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New York Times reports that one such AI, built by...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant to it....
17:00, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Roche's personalized cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Roche Holding AG's personalized cancer treatment, which targets tumors with specific genetic mutations, irrespective of where in the body the disease started, the agency said on Thursday....
00:00, 08/16/2019

Fashion Nova’s ‘cancer warning’ label is freaking Twitter out Known carcinogens: cigarettes, tanning beds, asbestos and now…bathing suits? Twitter is buzzing after a user posted a photo of her slime-green Fashion Nova bikini on Monday, complete with a terrifying sewn-in warning. The label reads: “This product contains Di(2-ethylhexl) phthalate, lead and cadmiu...
13:51, 05/02/2019

Health Law Improved Access to Cancer Treatment, Studies Show New studies suggest the 2010 Affordable Care Act has modestly improved Americans’ timely access to cancer treatment, and may have smoothed some racial disparities in patient access....
17:00, 06/02/2019

Woman breaks ‘cancer-free bell’ after completing radiation A Texas woman who completed radiation treatment for breast cancer was so excited to ring the “cancer-free bell” at her hospital — she accidentally broke it. Video posted by Harris Health System in Houston Monday shows Darla Jaye beaming as she rings the bell — until the clapper breaks of...
23:00, 07/17/2019

‘Broadway Bandit’ got wrist-slap sentence due to cancer diagnosis The bank robber known as the “Broadway Bandit” — who allegedly returned to his life of crime last week, days after getting out of the slammer with a wrist-slap sentence — may have had nothing to lose....
07:34, 05/14/2019

Antibiotic use before cancer treatment cuts survival time – study Patients live longer if they do not take antibiotics in month before immunotherapyTaking antibiotics in the month before starting immunotherapy dramatically reduces a cancer patient’s chances of survival, according to a small but groundbreaking study.Scientists at Imperial College London believe ant...
23:00, 09/12/2019

Study: Common cold strain may fight off bladder cancer New research showed the oncolytic virus coxsackievirus, or CVA21, wiped out all cancer in a patient with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer in a recent study in England....
21:51, 07/08/2019

Promising Blood Test Could Help to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence Doctors have gotten much better at detecting and treating breast cancer early. Drug and chemotherapy regimens to control tumors have gotten so effective, in fact, that in some cases, surgery is no longer necessary. In up to 30% of cases of early-stage breast cancer treated before surgery, doctors ca...
04:34, 08/09/2019

Exercise may extend the lives of advanced colorectal cancer patients Advanced colorectal cancer patients who performed low-intensity exercise four or more hours a week saw close to a 20 percent reduction in cancer progression or death, according to new research....
06:34, 08/15/2019

Study ties unhealthy gums to liver cancer risk A large study finds that people with unhealthy gums and teeth have a higher risk of liver cancer, which kills nearly 32,000 people per year in the U.S....
21:00, 06/20/2019

9/11 fund shrivels up as first responder cancer cases continue to grow New Yorkers who survived 9/11 are experiencing a massive surge in aggressive brain cancers as dollars for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund continue to dry up — leaving them wondering in their final days who will support their families once they’re gone....
02:51, 05/20/2019

The Health Issue: An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death In the early 20th century, the German biochemist Otto Warburg believed that tumors could be treated by disrupting their source of energy. His idea was dismissed for decades — until now....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Indiana woman sentenced to probation in fake cancer scam MARION, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana woman who authorities say lied to friends and family about having cancer has been sentenced to two years of probation. The Chronicle-Tribune reports 41-year-old Tina Fonseca Stanley of Marion was sentenced this week after pleading guilty to one felony count...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Pfizer bolsters cancer portfolio with $10.64 billion deal for Array Pfizer Inc on Monday struck a deal to buy Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash to expand its portfolio of potentially lucrative cancer drugs....
17:51, 06/17/2019

U.S. Justice Ginsburg makes first appearance since latest cancer scare Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared alert and in good spirits on Monday as she made her first public appearance since completing a three-week course of radiation therapy to treat pancreatic cancer....
20:00, 08/26/2019

Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, will seek re-election Dominic LeBlanc stepped away from his duties as federal minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs in April after being diagnosed with a form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a type of blood cancer....
21:17, 06/18/2019

Snowboarding: Olympic silver medalist Parrot says he has beaten cancer Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medalist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Games event in Norway in August....
19:51, 07/30/2019

Study: Increased HPV vaccinations may prevent 1,300 cases of cancer in California Increasing HPV vaccination to 99.5 percent in California could prevent cancer in more than 1,300 people, a study says, as U.S. and global agencies promote the vaccine as a way to prevent cervical and other cancers....
23:34, 07/02/2019

Gold nanoparticles promise safe cancer drugs, better vaccines A new study suggests that targeting B cells with gold nanoparticles could be a safe way to improve vaccines and treatments for cancer and other diseases....
20:17, 07/02/2019

Long Island police commissioner is fighting crime — and cancer She took a job fighting crime — but this top cop is also going after breast cancer. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced late last week the department would be working with Stony Brook Medicine to make it easier for Long Island women to get tested for breast cancer. It’s not t...
01:34, 06/17/2019

Alex Trebek is back at work after completing cancer treatment We’ve never been so happy to see a 79-year-old man go back to work. Three months after announcing that his pancreatic cancer was in “near remission,” longtime Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek is back and busy taping episodes of the show, as THR reports. Humbly sandwiched in the middle of a YouTube video a...
23:51, 08/30/2019

Jordan Peterson enters rehab after wife’s cancer diagnosis Jordan Peterson, the Canadian psychologist and anti-political-correctness crusader, has checked himself into rehab in New York, his daughter has revealed. The “12 Rules for Life” author has sought help trying to get off the anti-anxiety drug clonazepam, his daughter Mikhaila Peterson said in a video...
01:00, 09/21/2019

Marcia Cross opens up about anal cancer and potential link to HPV "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross said her anal cancer could be linked to her husband's throat cancer diagnosis in 2009.        ...
17:17, 06/06/2019

More than 100,000 cancer cases could be caused by contaminants in tap water, study finds A toxic cocktail of chemicals found in U.S. drinking water could be the cause of more than 100,000 cases of cancer, a new study by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group found....
22:00, 09/21/2019

Germany: Acting SPD chief steps down after breast cancer diagnosis The acting leader of Germany‛s Social Democrat Party Manuela Schwesig will step down following a breast cancer diagnosis. She will remain in position as premier of the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania....
12:17, 09/10/2019

New study examines if common cold virus could cure cancer The cure for bladder cancer could be as simple as catching a cold, according to a small study published Thursday. Researchers at the University of Surrey in England found that a certain strain of the cold virus — coxsackievirus, or CVA21 — is capable of destroying cancer cells in the bladder, The Te...
15:51, 07/05/2019

Karyopharm Therapeutics prices blood cancer treatment after FDA approval Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc on Wednesday set a list-price for its blood cancer treatment Xpovio at $22,000 per month, following accelerated approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
01:51, 07/04/2019

AstraZeneca's Lynparza gets EU nod as first-line ovarian cancer maintenance treatment British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said its cancer medicine Lynparza was approved as a first-line maintenance treatment for a type of advanced ovarian cancer by the European Commission, following a panel's consent in April....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Bruce Anstey wins on comeback after cancer treatment at Classic TT Multiple Isle of Man TT winner Bruce Anstey took an emotional victory in the Lightweight Classic TT race, following a two-year absence from racing through illness...
15:00, 08/25/2019

Pfizer gains new cancer drugs in $11.4B purchase of Array BioPharma Pfizer, the firm behind prescription drugs from anxiety medication Zoloft to Viagra, agreed Monday to pay $11.4 billion for Array BioPharma and its cutting-edge treatments for colon and rectal cancers....
22:00, 06/17/2019

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tumors....
05:51, 08/14/2019

Mom of two was misdiagnosed with cancer, endured chemo and surgery before the mistake was found A mother-of-two from England was misdiagnosed with cancer three years ago, with doctors telling her she had a particularly aggressive form of the disease that would require intense treatment and surgery. It took months before the hospital realized the mistake. The patient, Sarah Boyle, underwent che...
08:17, 07/21/2019

Two charged after video shows man urinating on memorial for boy who died from cancer Two New Jersey men have been arrested after a video emerged showing one of them urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old boy who died of cancer — and now, the boy’s father said he hopes the pair get help and “turns their lives around.” Mark Clopp, whose son Christian died from brai...
19:51, 05/20/2019

Cardinals pitching legend Bob Gibson diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson, who won the Cy Young and National League MVP awards with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1968, announced he has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer....
17:34, 07/14/2019

Ron Darling slated to return to broadcast booth after cancer scare After being diagnosed with thyroid cancer, Ron Darling will return to the broadcast booth on Tuesday when the Mets face the Giants at Citi Field. Darling, a lead analyst for SNY and Turner, has been out since the middle of April after having surgery to remove a mass on his chest. The prognosis after...
21:34, 06/03/2019

No-deal Brexit could hit cancer trials that save children’s lives UK researchers fear being blocked from EU-wide testing of treatments for diseases including rare childhood cancersLeading medical researchers have warned that their efforts to find new cancer treatments are likely to suffer major setbacks if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.In particular they fea...
02:17, 09/08/2019

Tiger video supports cancer fight of golfer's friend On the day before the start of the Masters, Tiger Woods shot a 17-second video for a friend of PGA Tour pro Harold Varner III who is battling colon cancer....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Ron Darling will return to Mets' broadcast booth after cancer treatment Longtime New York Mets broadcaster Ron Darling will return to the broadcast booth for Tuesday's game between the Mets and Giants after undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer ....
21:34, 06/03/2019

Man who urinated on memorial to boy who died of brain cancer arrested, police say Hamilton Township police make two arrests after 'disturbing video' surfaces on social media.        ...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Mom loses tip of nose after dismissing skin cancer symptom as pimple A former sun worshipper who admitted to soaking up the rays without using protection for decades shared how she had the tip of her nose cut off after a pink pimple on the end turned out to be sun-bathing induced skin cancer....
02:17, 06/20/2019

CEO Collymore, who built Safaricom into $11 billion telco, dies of cancer Bob Collymore, the chief executive who helped to turn Safaricom Plc into East Africa's most profitable company with an $11 billion valuation, has died after a nearly two-year long battle with cancer....
15:00, 07/01/2019

UK cancer survival rates are too low – our priorities are all wrong | Mark Dayan Short-termism has hampered investment in equipment and staffing that could help the NHS keep people alive • Mark Dayan is a policy analyst at the Nuffield TrustCancer survival rates in the UK have long lagged behind those in other countries of comparable wealth and income levels. And an internationa...
09:51, 09/13/2019

Beth Chapman Gets Candid About Her "Incurable" Cancer in New Dog's Most Wanted Trailer Before her death, Beth Chapman wanted fans to see her brave fight until the very end. In a brand-new trailer for Dog's Most Wanted released Monday morning, viewers quickly learn that......
20:51, 07/22/2019

Merck Seeks More Deals as It Expands Its Cancer Treatments Portfolio Merck is searching for small and midsize deals, including more transactions aimed at expanding its portfolio of cancer treatments beyond the company’s top-selling product Keytruda....
13:51, 06/19/2019

UK-led cancer and climate trials at risk as British researchers become liability Projects headed by UK universities have fallen sharply since Brexit voteBritish researchers say they are being shut out of bids for major European research partnerships, or asked to keep a low profile, because of fears that the threat of a no-deal Brexit could contaminate chances of success.An analy...
08:17, 07/02/2019

Replacing 'beef with chicken' could reduce breast cancer risk The role of nutrition in cancer is a hot topic. A new study concludes that red meat increases the risk of breast cancer, but poultry may reduce risk....
10:04, 08/12/2019

Facebook, YouTube Crack Down on Bogus Cancer Treatment Claims Facebook and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful information about alternative cancer treatments, which sometimes gets viewed millions of times, a Wall Street Journal examination found....
15:51, 07/02/2019

'Walking Dead' actor and former firefighter dies after battle with cancer Dango Nguyen, a former firefighter and actor who appeared on "The Walking Dead" died Saturday "after a hard-fought battle with cancer," according to Georgia's Athens-Clarke County Fire department....
03:17, 08/13/2019

Merck's Keytruda fails as monotherapy in breast cancer study Merck & Co Inc said on Monday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study testing the treatment as a monotherapy in patients with an aggressive type of breast cancer....
01:17, 05/21/2019

No Basis To Link Use Of Fertilisers To Cancer: Narendra Singh Tomar There is no scientific basis to link use of fertilisers and pesticides to cancer, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday....
13:34, 07/02/2019

Study: Obesity may increase psychosocial issues for cancer patients While studies have shown that weight can affect mental well-being, new research links excess weight among cancer patients with worse psychosocial symptoms....
20:00, 09/06/2019

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caused by an ingredient used in its weed killer Roundup, the first such case in the country....
14:00, 06/04/2019

President Trump Says Wind Turbines Cause Cancer. 99% of Iowans Disagree Since the early days of his administration, Donald Trump has sought to use his presidency to slow the country’s transition to clean energy, blocking key environmental regulations and lending his support to the fossil fuel industry whenever he can. But his distaste for wind power has been part...
00:17, 08/13/2019

Tennis: Australia's McNamara dies at 64 after quiet cancer battle Australia's Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the age of 64 after a quiet battle with cancer....
09:00, 07/22/2019

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi prolongs survival in aggressive lung cancer AstraZeneca's cancer treatment Imfinzi has been shown to prolong survival in a particularly aggressive type of lung cancer by close to three months, as the British drugmaker holds its ground in a crowded field against rival immunotherapy drugs....
20:18, 09/09/2019

In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, AIDS cures Kicking off his 2020 reelection bid, President Donald Trump is promising to eradicate AIDS in America and to come up with cures to many diseases, "including cancer and others," during his second term. (June 18)        ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Roundup cancer trial ends with $2 billion verdict against Monsanto It hasn’t been a good year for the makers of Roundup weed killer. Back in March, a man was awarded an $80 million verdict after a jury decided that Monsanto’s herbicide contributed to his positive diagnosis for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. That was just the latest in a string of rulings...
05:51, 05/15/2019

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson diagnosed with stage two pancreatic cancer Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with stage two pancreatic cancer, but will continue to lead the company while he undergoes treatment.        ...
20:17, 05/03/2019

A California teacher with breast cancer needs more sick days. She has to pay for a substitute. California teachers are required by state law to cover the costs of a substitute while they are on extended sick leave.        ...
02:51, 05/10/2019

Tap water contaminants linked with 100,000 cancer cases, US study finds Most of the risk is from naturally occurring arsenic, the byproducts of chemicals used to disinfect water and contaminantsContaminated tap water causes 100,000 cancer cases in the US over a lifetime, according to a new study from scientists with the Environmental Working Group.Most of the cancer ris...
07:51, 09/19/2019

Colorectal cancer vaccine has promising results in early trials Researchers have revealed positive results of a small, early clinical trial that tested the effects of a new vaccine on 10 people with colorectal cancer....
12:00, 05/05/2019

2-year-old with Down syndrome enjoying birthday cards as he fights cancer Freddie Taylor / Team Freddie Facebook CHARLESTON, S.C. (WTHR) — Freddie Taylor is a 2-year-old fighter. He has Down syndrome, and in January, he was diagnosed with leukemia. Freddie is receiving treatment at the cancer program at Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Health. He has ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 percent in one year....
00:34, 06/27/2019

Joy Behar: Curing cancer 'much for difficult' without fixing climate change Add cancer to the long list of things that progressives say is a result of climate change. During Wednesday's "View," co-host Joy Behar warned that without attempts to halt climate change and pollution, it would be very difficult to cure cancer....
19:51, 06/12/2019

Iowa veteran, 20, marries girlfriend hours before cancer death An Army veteran from Iowa received his final wish to marry the love of his life just hours before he tragically died at the age of 20 from liver cancer....
16:17, 05/09/2019

Why Aren’t There Better Cancer Drugs? Scientists May Have Picked the Wrong Targets Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study suggests....
01:00, 09/12/2019

High blood sugar may increase risk for pancreatic cancer Pancreatic cancer risk may be directly related to elevated blood sugar levels, according to an analysis of health records for 25 million people in South Korea....
22:51, 07/24/2019

Lithuanian Prime Minister Diagnosed With Cancer, To Continue Working Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said Wednesday he has been diagnosed with lymphoma but will continue working as he undergoes cancer treatment....
00:17, 08/29/2019

FDA Says It Won't Ban Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Form of Cancer The Food and Drug Administration announced this week that it would not ban textured breast implants, despite reports that link them to a rare form of cancer, anaplastic large cell lymphoma, that has affected hundreds of women.Read more......
09:34, 05/04/2019

Navajo cancer center will cut tribal members’ travel time TUBA CITY, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has opened a cancer treatment center on the reservation that it says will significantly cut down on travel time for patients. The Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp. in northeastern Arizona recently welcomed its first patient. It is funding the new center w...
09:34, 06/27/2019

Marriott says Arne Sorenson to remain CEO while being treated for pancreatic cancer Hotel-chain Marriott International said on Friday its Chief Executive Officer Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer and he plans to start treatment immediately....
22:34, 05/03/2019

Alex Trebek Is "On the Mend" from Late-Stage Pancreatic Cancer Alex Trebek, the host of the syndicated version of 'Jeopardy!', will return to host another season after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March....
23:51, 08/29/2019

A Breast Implant Linked to Rare Cancer Is Finally Off the Market The end of a breast implant product linked to a rare type of cancer is seemingly finally here. On Wednesday, the Food and Administration said it had pushed for a recall of Biocell textured breast implants, sold by the pharmaceutical company Allergan. Allergan announced the same day that it would pul...
01:34, 07/25/2019

Cancer town: life in the shadow of a chemical plant - podcast In Reserve, Louisiana, Oliver Laughland hears how a community is fighting for the right to a safe environment for their children, who face a risk of cancer 50 times higher than the national average. Plus Helen Pidd on the battle to save the dam at Whaley Bridge in DerbyshireThe small town of Reserve...
11:34, 08/07/2019

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests....
22:51, 07/16/2019

Pan Am Games: After battling cancer Adrian fights for Olympic spot Having gained the upper hand in his battle with cancer, Nathan Adrian was at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday focused on a more familiar fight securing a spot on the United States 2020 Olympic swim team....
10:00, 08/07/2019

Distance runner Gabriele Grunewald inspires even after her death from cancer “The things she taught me and my family about grace and perseverance, and about hope will live with us for the rest of our lives,” HGTV’s Chip Gaines said....
04:34, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
23:34, 05/24/2019

Steelers’ James Conner had a week to live without cancer diagnosis If he had waited one more week, it might have been too late. Steelers running back James Conner said on the “Ya neva know: you know what I mean?” podcast that when he was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2015 that he was told he had a week to live had he not been diagnosed......
16:51, 07/17/2019

Textured Breast Implants Recalled Because of Link to Rare Cancer (WASHINGTON) — Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for textured models because of a link to a rare form of cancer. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it called for the removal after new information showed Allergan’s Biocell breast implants with ...
22:34, 07/24/2019

Actor John Wesley has died at 72 after long cancer battle Actor John Wesley, best known for his role as Dr. Hoover on "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air," died after a long cancer battle. He was 72.        ...
12:00, 09/11/2019

Light therapy may stop cancer treatment side effect Researchers say that light therapy is an effective treatment for oral ulcers resulting from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer or stem cell transplants....
23:34, 07/09/2019

Roche says test showed Tecentriq helped vs bladder cancer Roche Holding said its Tecentriq drug combined with platinum-based chemotherapy reduced the risk of the disease worsening or death in patients with advanced bladder cancer, the Swiss pharma company said on Monday....
19:34, 08/05/2019

Get Involved, Internet: Help longtime commenter Idiotking beat cancer For about as long as The A.V. Club has been a web site, Idiotking has been a stalwart of the site’s readership, regaling the commentariat with his sharp wit, encyclopedia knowledge of Simpsons and Futurama references, and tales of debauchery gone horribly wrong in the “Savage Love” comments....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Phillies chairman David Montgomery dead at 72 after cancer battle PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies say the team’s chairman has passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. David Montgomery was 72. The MLB team announced his death Wednesday. Montgomery’s Phillies career began in 1971, working in the ticket office during the day and helping op...
15:34, 05/08/2019

'Electronic tongues' may help diagnose early stage bladder cancer New research proposes the use of electronic tongues for detecting bladder cancer in its early stages. The device is cheap, noninvasive, and easy to use....
04:00, 07/24/2019

MIT CSAIL’s AI can predict the onset of breast cancer 5 years in advance Scientists at MIT's CSAIL and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed an AI model that can predict breast cancer up to five years in advance.Read More...
19:34, 05/07/2019

Breast cancer treatment could lead to incurable tumors years later Drugs taken by thousands of breast cancer patients creates deadly “sleeper cells” that may cause incurable tumors years later. Researchers say the hormone therapies kill most of the cancer cells but put some into a dormant state and help them to spread. These can reawaken up to 20 years later, causi...
17:34, 09/03/2019

Iowa man marries girlfriend shortly before passing away from liver cancer WAVERLY, Iowa – Abraham Lincoln once said in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. That’s how you can remember 20-year-old Tristan Laue. He sadly died on April 27th, after a battle with a rare form of liver cancer. He joined the United States Army in July ...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Man With Cancer Moves Bail Plea In Supreme Court To "Die In Mother's Lap" An accused who has been diagnosed with third stage oral cancer in jail and wants to "die in the lap of his mother" has moved a bail plea in the Supreme Court which sought Rajasthan Police's response......
16:51, 05/28/2019

RPT-Roche says test showed Tecentriq helped vs bladder cancer Roche Holding said its Tecentriq drug combined with platinum-based chemotherapy reduced the risk of the disease worsening or death in patients with advanced bladder cancer, the Swiss pharma company said on Monday....
08:17, 08/05/2019

Simple dietary changes may reduce cancer risk, increase lifespan The health benefits of fruit and vegetables are partly due to flavonoids. A new study concludes that consuming more flavonoids each day may extend life....
07:34, 08/17/2019

Cancer patient raises thousands after seeking funds for funeral A cancer patient who was told she had just 6-months to live turned to a fundraising website to raise money for her own funeral — and was overwhelmed at getting almost triple what she needed for a proper service. Chalise Scholl, 37, of Peoria, Illinois, says she started fundraising when she was...
21:34, 06/25/2019

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer patients that benefit from Bayer's Vitrakvi drug....
15:17, 05/29/2019

Doctors removed wrong body part from cancer patient The New South Wales (NSW) Health Minister Brad Hazzard has ordered an urgent investigation into a Sydney hospital after surgeons removed the wrong body part from a cancer patient last week. The male cancer patient was admitted to the Northern Beaches Hospital, in Frenchs Forest, for colorectal surge...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Cirrhosis, cancer risks higher with fatty liver - especially in diabetics (Reuters Health) - Fatty liver disease that's not related to alcohol use is linked with an increased risk of cirrhosis and liver cancer, especially in people with diabetes, according to a large study from Europe....
03:00, 05/28/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes first appearance since cancer treatment Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday appeared in good spirits as she accepted an honorary law degree from the University of Buffalo — her first public appearance since undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer. The 86-year-old made only a brief reference to her cancer scare, no...
08:34, 08/27/2019

Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer Are Recalled Worldwide Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Allergan will stop selling textured implants. 33 deaths have been tied to this type of implant....
17:34, 07/24/2019

Runner Gabriele 'Gabe' Grunewald dies at 32 after battle with cancer The husband of decorated American long-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald announced on Instagram Tuesday evening that his wife had passed away at age 32, ending her long-fought battle with cancer since she was first diagnosed a decade ago....
10:34, 06/12/2019

Why Aren’t There Better Cancer Drugs? Scientists May Have Picked the Wrong Targets. Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study suggests....
20:34, 09/11/2019

Goodyear firefighter dies after 4-year battle with job-related cancer GOODYEAR, Ariz. (KPNX) — An 11-year veteran with the Goodyear Fire Department died of cancer Saturday night, the department said in a statement. Austin Peck, a fire engineer with Goodyear since 2008, was diagnosed with occupational cancer in 2015. Peck recently retired in July to focus on fighting h...
01:00, 09/04/2019

A vegan diet may help boost cancer treatments, study finds Going vegan may halt cancer in its tracks, scientists say. It could also make chemotherapy and radiotherapy more effective, according to their tests on mice and people. The findings were published in Nature. The researchers focused on restricting the amino acid methionine, which affects metabolism a...
21:34, 08/05/2019

Autopsy: Indiana murder suspect died in jail of cancer An autopsy has determined that a man who died in jail in March after pleading guilty to murder in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant Indiana woman died of cancer....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Breast implants tied to rare cancer to remain on US market U.S. health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market, saying its risks do not warrant a national ban....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Lee Chong Wei: Former badminton world number one retires after cancer treatment Former world number one Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton with "no regrets", after struggling to return to full fitness following a cancer diagnosis last year....
18:51, 06/13/2019

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and Western Africa, and the Caribbean, a study says....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Chipotle, Sweetgreen bowls are linked to cancer-causing chemicals The bowls used at restaurants such as Chipotle and Sweetgreen are linked to cancer-causing chemicals, according to a new study. Though compostable bowls are often advertised as environmentally friendly, they may be treated with toxic compounds known as “forever chemicals,” according to a...
11:34, 08/08/2019

Honoring mom: Brandon Carr connects with breast cancer patients When the Ravens cornerback thinks of his mom Sunday, he'll remember the commitment she made to her family, but her memory influences him beyond Mother's Day....
20:51, 05/12/2019

Roche says test showed Tecentriq helped bladder cancer Roche Holding said its Tecentriq drug combined with platinum-based chemotherapy reduced the risk of the disease worsening or death in patients with advanced bladder cancer, the Swiss pharma company said on Monday....
08:17, 08/05/2019

UK offers HPV vaccines to boys, aims to stop 100,000 cancer cases Some 100,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Britain in the next 40 years by a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cancers of the cervix, mouth, anus and genitals, UK health officials said on Tuesday....
01:51, 07/09/2019

Companies report progress on blood tests to detect cancer A California company says its experimental blood test was able to detect many types of cancer at an early stage and gave very few false alarms in a study that included people with and without the disease. Many companies are trying to develop early detection “liquid biopsy” tests that cap...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Specially created animal 'cancer avatars' could personalise treatments Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
13:00, 05/23/2019

A cure for cancer, Alzheimer’s, depression? FDA smacks down wild CBD claims Enlarge / Curaleaf products. (credit: Curaleaf) One CBD company sure has been busy. The company Curaleaf claims that it has developed products that can treat a slew of the most formidable conditions found in humans, including cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression, opioid withdrawal, chronic...
07:34, 07/26/2019

Giving fruit flies your cancer’s mutations could guide your treatment Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
21:34, 05/22/2019

Cancer survivor is first person to swim the Channel four times non-stop American Sarah Thomas, 37, tests limits of endurance by swimming 215km in 54 hoursAn American woman has become the first person to swim the Channel four times non-stop, dedicating her achievement to fellow survivors of breast cancer.Sarah Thomas, 37, began her marathon feat at 12.07am BST on Sunday ...
15:18, 09/17/2019

Tears As Badminton Star Lee Chong Wei Quits After Cancer Battle Cancer proved the career-ending blow but it wasn't the only low for Lee, who was banned after testing positive for a banned anti-inflammatory at the 2014 world championships....
12:17, 06/13/2019

Machine learning method may predict skin cancer, study says A new non-imaging method has shown accuracy in spotting skin cancer. This machine learning technique can predict the development of non-melanoma with 89 percent sensitivity...
21:00, 09/12/2019

GoFundMe cancer care campaigns often don’t cover bills: study Crowdfunding isn’t going to replace health insurance any time soon. So says a new study published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine. In an analysis of over 1,000 GoFundMe pages from October 2018, researchers found that campaigns to help cancer patients with their expenses se...
04:34, 09/11/2019

Rapper Bushwick Bill dies at 52 after four-month battle with cancer Rapper Bushwick Bill, best known for his work with the Houston-based trio Geto Boys, has died after a four-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Billboard magazine reported on Monday....
18:00, 06/10/2019

With cancer rates rising worldwide, oncologist shortage predicted (Reuters Health) - As cancer rates rise worldwide, researchers predict a shortage of specialists who can deliver chemotherapy, according to a new study....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Girl, 4, dons Stormtrooper costume to mark end of cancer treatment An adorable 4-year-old marking a triumphant moment at the end of her cancer treatment donned a Stormtrooper costume as she rang her hospital’s ceremonial bell....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Cancer care providers reluctant to prescribe medical marijuana New research shows that just 46 percent of oncology providers feel comfortable recommending medical marijuana to patients, despite 73 percent saying they understand the drug could provide a benefit....
18:00, 05/31/2019

Cancer Recurs for Navy Veteran Imprisoned in Iran, Diplomats Say Michael R. White, a California man arrested in Iran last year, had a cancerous lesion removed by Iranian doctors. “I am afraid he will die there,” his mother says....
21:17, 08/31/2019

Race, income may impact U.S. oral cancer screening rates Only about 1 in 3 U.S. adults say a dentist has ever examined them for oral cancer - and most of those who remember getting such exams are non-Hispanic whites, a new study suggests....
10:34, 09/17/2019

Stress may drive up death risk in cervical cancer patients Patients with cervical cancer and a stress disorder had a 55 percent higher risk of dying from the disease than those without a disorder, new research suggests....
00:17, 08/02/2019

Screenings for lung cancer can point to other smoking-related conditions About 77 percent of patients who received CT scans for lung cancer were diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, emphysema or osteoporosis, according to a new study showing the same scan can screen for additional diseases....
23:34, 09/05/2019

Georgios Papanikolaou: inventor of the Pap smear cervical cancer test The Pap smear cervical cancer test, which Georgios Papanikolaou developed by studying smears from his wife, was the first widely used screening test for cancer...
17:34, 05/13/2019

Ed Olczyk talks battling cancer while juggling Derby, NHL prep NBC horse racing and hockey analyst Ed Olczyk talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about his cancer battle, Saturday’s Kentucky Derby and a wild NHL postseason. Q: Who do you like? A: I am going to be using a combination of Roadster. (Got Roadster 24-1 in February 16-1 in March). I’ve been a Roads...
13:17, 05/03/2019

FDA declines to approve Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve its drug quizartinib as a treatment for adults with a type of blood cancer....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
16:00, 05/08/2019