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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies after cancer battle

16 October 2018
MICROSOFT Corp co-founder Paul Allen, who had been suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer, has died at the age of 65, his ... READ MORE >

Bill Turnbull says he nearly quit 'unbearable' cancer treatment

16 October 2018
The former BBC Breakfast presenter Bill Turnbull has told of the debilitating effects of undergoing chemotherapy for prostate cancer. The Classic FM ... READ MORE >

'A remarkable individual': Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65 from cancer

16 October 2018
Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, ... READ MORE >

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer at age 65

16 October 2018
Earlier this month, Allen revealed that he had started treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the same type of cancer he overcame nine years earlier. READ MORE >

Could cannabis become a main-stream treatment for cancer?

16 October 2018
Currently, there are relatively few large-scale studies on cannabis and cancer, but there are almost 70 good general studies on the subject. These do ... READ MORE >

Woman who received 'dream home' during cancer treatment dies

16 October 2018
THOMPSON, N.D.—A woman whose home recently was remodeled by dozens of volunteers while she was receiving cancer treatment has died. READ MORE >

#30MinutesThatMatter campaign seeks public's input for national cancer strategy

16 October 2018
TORONTO — Canadians are being asked to set aside half an hour of their day to have their say on how cancer care can be improved and delivered ... READ MORE >

Cancer survivors at risk for heart failure during, after pregnancy

16 October 2018
Young women previously treated for cancer with chemotherapy or radiation therapy with a prior history of cardiotoxicity are more likely to develop ... READ MORE >

Erectile Dysfunction Common in Childhood Cancer Survivors

16 October 2018
Erectile dysfunction (ED) was reported by 29% of male survivors of childhood cancer in the first large study that set out to investigate this issue. READ MORE >

Prostatectomy plus radiotherapy may improve survival in advanced prostate cancer

16 October 2018
Patients who underwent primary radical prostatectomy followed by radiotherapy for locally or regionally advanced prostate cancer had better survival ... READ MORE >

10 Foods That Are Tied Directly to Cancer

16 October 2018
And now a study published in the journal PLOS Medicine finds a link between a nutrition-poor diet and an increased risk of many types of cancers. READ MORE >

Google's AI is better at spotting advanced breast cancer than pathologists

16 October 2018
The firm's deep learning tool was able to correctly distinguish metastatic cancer 99 percent of the time, a greater accuracy rate than human ... READ MORE >

Google's AI can spot breast cancer better than humans

16 October 2018
Secondary cancer cells are able to break away from the primary cancer and grow in another part of the body. Finding them is a time-intensive and ... READ MORE >

Cancer survivor says he was asked to cover his face at restaurant

16 October 2018
WALTERBORO, SC (WCMH) -- A South Carolina man who beat cancer said he was hurt when a restaurant told him to cover up his face before he ... READ MORE >

Beautiful Beneath, Cancer Support Network walk to kick cancer out

16 October 2018
Beautiful Beneath, in collaboration with the Cancer Support Network Ghana, organized a health walk in the East Legon vicinity over the weekend as ... READ MORE >

Fraudster Kevin Wright involved in children's cancer collections

16 October 2018
A convicted fraudster is involved with a group collecting in the street in the name of children's cancer, a BBC investigation has found. READ MORE >

How a breastfeeding mechanism may affect breast cancer

16 October 2018
The link between breastfeeding and breast cancer has been the subject of several studies. The National Cancer Institute quote some research which ... READ MORE >

Three Family Members with Cancer Fight for Each Other

16 October 2018
Bruce and Linda Hill have experienced a lot of events most married couples typically do, except for one, coinciding cancer diagnoses. Bruce is ... READ MORE >

Bladder Cancer Advisor

16 October 2018
A series of experiments were conducted to elucidate the biological mechanism of miR-125a-5p in bladder cancer. In 4 bladder cancer cell lines, ... READ MORE >

Bladder Cancer Clinical Features Linked to EGFR and HER-2 Expression

16 October 2018
The researchers obtained 56 human bladder cancer samples and 10 noncancerous bladder samples from the Second Hospital, University of South ... READ MORE >