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Bonnie Chapman Opens Up About Mom Beth's 'Last Moment' of Consciousness: 'She Choked on ...

22 August 2019
Close to two months after Beth died at the age of 51 following her aggressive cancer diagnosis, Bonnie opened up about her mom's last moments of ... READ MORE >

Cancer: Wales' new waiting times results a UK-first

22 August 2019
Wales has become the first UK nation to introduce a new single waiting time target for cancer patients. It aims to speed up diagnosis and improve poor ... READ MORE >

Can One Beer a Day Increase Your Cancer Risk? The Science Says Yes

22 August 2019
The growing body of work that highlights alcohol's connection to cancer is difficult to ignore. And according to some studies, the evidence outweighs ... READ MORE >

US task force: Ashkenazi Jewish women should be screened for breast cancer genes

22 August 2019
Most cancer isn't caused by BRCA mutations — they account for 5% to 10% of breast cancers and 15% of ovarian cancers — so the gene tests aren't ... READ MORE >

A Potent Cancer Therapy, an Instagram Hoax, and More News

22 August 2019
A cancer treatment called carbon ion therapy is being hailed as the next horizon of cancer care. About 22,000 patients around the world have received ... READ MORE >

Unprecedented therapy found effective for blood cancer patients with no treatment options

22 August 2019
Mount Sinai researchers have found a new type of therapy to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer that is resistant to ... READ MORE >

Scientists reveal cannabis could hold key to CURING pancreatic cancer after tumours shrink and ...

22 August 2019
SCIENTISTS have revealed that CANNABIS could be the cure for pancreatic cancer after tumours completely disappeared from mice they treated with ... READ MORE >

Antibiotic Use and Increased Risk of Colon Cancer?

22 August 2019
Even a single course of antibiotics was found to be associated with an increase in the risk of developing colon cancer nearly a decade later, results ... READ MORE >

Daffodils support cancer research

22 August 2019
This year the Daffodil Day Appeal aims to raise more than $4 million for lifesaving cancer research by raising awareness and money throughout the ... READ MORE >

Beth Chapman 'choked on cancer' in final moments before losing consciousness, daughter says

22 August 2019
Chapman was first diagnosed with throat cancer in 2017 and entered remission, but learned that it had returned a year later and spread to her lungs. READ MORE >

With cancer risk timeline, middle-aged women recognize need for cervix screening

22 August 2019
(Reuters Health) - When middle-aged women realize their cervical cancer risk from HPV lasts decades, more of them decide to get screened for this ... READ MORE >

With cancer risk timeline, middle-aged women recognize need for cervix screening

22 August 2019
(Reuters Health) – When middle-aged women realize their cervical cancer risk from HPV lasts decades, more of them decide to get screened for this ... READ MORE >

Study: Cannabis Chemical May Have 'Major Impact' On Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

22 August 2019
(CBS Local) — A chemical found in the cannabis plant has demonstrated “significant therapy potential” in treatment of pancreatic cancer, according to ... READ MORE >

Inspirational Stories From Lung Cancer Survivors

22 August 2019
Lung cancer touches far too many lives. Throughout 2019 alone, nearly 230,000 new cases will be diagnosed in the U.S., according to the National ... READ MORE >

Court orders girl, 13, with cancer have vital treatment against her mother's wishes

22 August 2019
A court has ordered a 13-year-old girl with liver cancer undergo surgery and medical treatment against her mother's wishes. Kylee Dixon was ... READ MORE >

Cannabis chemical may help treat pancreatic cancer, study finds

22 August 2019
Pancreatic cancer has a five-year survival rate of just nine per cent, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), and is expected to be the ... READ MORE >

A new angle on cancer language

22 August 2019
Ian Sample's article, which highlights David Hauser and Norbert Schwarz's research on how healthy volunteers think of cancer after reading accounts ... READ MORE >

More Antibiotics, Higher Odds for Colon Cancer?

22 August 2019
21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Taking certain antibiotics -- especially multiple times or for long courses -- may put you at risk for colon cancer, a large ... READ MORE >

UC San Diego Researchers Convert Pro-Tumor Macrophages into Cancer Killers

22 August 2019
Epithelial cancers, such as cancers of the lung and pancreas, use the ανβ3 molecule to gain drug resistance to standard cancer therapies and to ... READ MORE >

When it comes to cancer drug deals, one hot protein family is raking in billions: report

22 August 2019
Hot cancer drugs have driven some of the biggest biopharma deals over the last decade, and that's certainly true of two of this year's biggest ... READ MORE >