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Cervical cancer could be eliminated in most countries by 2100, study finds

21 February 2019
Cervical cancer could potentially be eliminated as a major public health threat in the majority of the world by the end of this century, a new study says. READ MORE >

Cervical cancer could be eliminated in most countries by 2100, study finds

21 February 2019
(CBS) - Cervical cancer could potentially be eliminated as a major public health threat in the majority of the world by the end of this century, a new ... READ MORE >

State representatives wear sneakers for cancer awareness

21 February 2019
Indiana State Representatives wore sneakers with their suits Tuesday to draw attention to National Cancer Prevention Month. Each year, the House of ... READ MORE >

U of S researchers design radioactive antibody which assassinates colorectal cancer cells

21 February 2019
WATCH ABOVE: University of Saskatchewan researchers have created assassin antibody which cling to colorectal cancer cells and destroy them. READ MORE >

Study finds way to potentially improve immunotherapy for cancer

21 February 2019
A new study has identified a drug that potentially could make a common type of immunotherapy for cancer even more effective. The study in laboratory ... READ MORE >

Gallagher Bassett members to walk for cancer research and prevention

21 February 2019
A team of Gallagher Bassett SA members is set to participate in a community event to raise vital funds for cancer patients. The GB Gentle Bears team, ... READ MORE >

The genome of the great white shark shows how it uniquely evolved to be a survivor

21 February 2019
And the genes that gave them these abilities, the researchers believe, could one day help fight cancers and age-related diseases in humans. READ MORE >

More vaccination & testing could prevent millions of cervical cancer cases

21 February 2019
(CLEVELAND CLINIC) - Cervical cancer is known to be one of the most preventable cancers - as both the rise of Pap screening and HPV (human ... READ MORE >

Report says health systems are key to improving cancer outcomes in the US

21 February 2019
Many potentially preventable cancer deaths occur in individuals who did not receive effective cancer prevention, screening, treatment, or survivorship ... READ MORE >

New method to detect cancer cells faster, potentially improving outcomes

21 February 2019
The days—or even weeks—spent waiting for the results of a cancer-screening test can feel like an eternity. Especially when early diagnosis and quick ... READ MORE >

Cancer death rates declining faster among blacks than whites, but disparities persist

21 February 2019
Overall cancer death rates are dropping faster among black Americans than white Americans, according to a report published in CA: A Cancer Journal ... READ MORE >

Cervical Microbiome May Promote Cancer

21 February 2019
It has been well established at this point that the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) causes 99% of cervical cancer cases. However, new research from ... READ MORE >

Cervical Cancer Could Be Eliminated In 149 Countries By 2100

21 February 2019
With Australia on its way to becoming the first country in the world to eradicate cervical cancer, a new study suggests that by the end of the century, the ... READ MORE >

Minnesota man devastated by cancer diagnosis after surviving 2 days in car during blizzard ...

21 February 2019
The miraculous story involving a Minnesota man who survived for two nights in his car while stuck in the middle of a blizzard in North Dakota has taken ... READ MORE >

Report says health systems are key to improving cancer outcomes in the United States

21 February 2019
The article is the fifth in a series comprising a cancer control blueprint to identify opportunities for improving cancer control in the U.S. The latest ... READ MORE >

New AI able to identify and predict the development of cancer symptom clusters

21 February 2019
Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy could soon benefit from a new AI that is able to identify and predict the development of different ... READ MORE >

'Team Hope': New Soccer Team Kicks Off for Gaza Cancer Patients

21 February 2019
Fourteen-year-old Moatasem al-Nabeeh suffers from a brain tumour. A new youth soccer team set up in Gaza for young Palestinian cancer patients ... READ MORE >

6 Viruses That Can Cause Cancer

21 February 2019
The truth is doctors and scientists don't know what causes most types of cancer. Yes, some lifestyle behaviors, such as smoking, can increase your risk ... READ MORE >

eRace Cancer Says 78-Year-Old Don Wright—a 16-Year Cancer Survivor—to Run in Iowa Senior ...

21 February 2019
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. & MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--eRace Cancer, a social media campaign to educate patients about advances and ... READ MORE >

Merck Shares Drop After Keytruda Treatment Fails Late-Stage Liver Cancer Trial

20 February 2019
Merck & Co. (MRK - Get Report) shares slipped lower in pre-market trading Wednesday after the drugmaker said one of its key liver cancer treatments ... READ MORE >