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Local News Anchor Discovers She Has Rare Form of Cancer Caused by Pregnancy: 'It's Very ...

22 October 2019
“I was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that was caused by an abnormal pregnancy,” Velez wrote on Facebook and Instagram. “It's extremely ... READ MORE >

Cancer patients reluctant to bother overworked NHS staff

22 October 2019
More than two thirds of newly diagnosed cancer patients questioned by Macmillan Cancer Support said they are not getting all the help they need ... READ MORE >

Ireland beating global trends on digestive system cancers

22 October 2019
Worldwide, the incidence of colorectal and pancreatic cancer have both increased by 10 per cent since 1990, according to the study of 195 countries. READ MORE >

Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat opens up about her bouts with cancer and Google's work in early ...

22 October 2019
Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat opened up about her battles with cancer, and how her personal experience inspired her to support health-care initiatives at ... READ MORE >

Scientists create cancer-resistant mouse chimeras that age 25% slower

22 October 2019
A team of researchers from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre have developed a method for creating a sort of 'super mouse' that's ... READ MORE >

US faces shortage of drug used to treat childhood cancers until 2020

22 October 2019
A critical drug which treats childhood cancers is in dwindling supply in the United States — a situation doctors are describing as a “nightmare.”. READ MORE >

Goulburn's 'Bride Tribe' raises funds to help fight cancer

22 October 2019
Goulburn's 'Bride Tribe' raises funds to help fight cancer ... Having seen her family and friends being struck by cancer, she wanted to host the ... READ MORE >

Pregnant woman who endured chemo for breast cancer gives birth to healthy baby

22 October 2019
Just a couple of months after Jade Devis found out she was pregnant, a protruding bump appeared on her chest. It was the beginning of an ordeal that ... READ MORE >

Woman, 24, with breast cancer too ill to work battles with finances due to lack of support

22 October 2019
Today, Laura, now 29, can only imagine what life would have been like if she hadn't had to endure gruelling cancer treatment, which has left her ... READ MORE >

Bowel cancer symptoms: Three signs in your stools that could signal the deadly disease

22 October 2019
BOWEL cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in a person's large bowel. Symptoms typically involve changes in a person's stools. Here are ... READ MORE >

Man battling terminal cancer sees the ocean in-person for the first time

22 October 2019
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP/Gray News) - It was a trip to remember for two Michigan brothers after one was diagnosed with lung cancer ... READ MORE >

How news anchor's molar pregnancy led to cancer: 'Just unfortunate dumb luck'

22 October 2019
A news anchor from Las Vegas is reporting on her own heartbreaking story. Michelle Velez revealed on Thursday that she has a rare form of cancer ... READ MORE >

Seattle Genetics' stock jumps 17% on breast cancer drug trial success

22 October 2019
Shares of cancer drug maker Seattle Genetics soared more than 17 percent on Monday morning following positive results for a new drug that fights ... READ MORE >

5 financial things every breast cancer patient needs to know — and probably doesn't

22 October 2019
McKire says people don't realize that the cost of cancer treatment can linger even after that treatment has ended. She is still paying off the treatment ... READ MORE >

5 financial things every breast cancer patient needs to know — and probably doesn't

22 October 2019
Another thing that's not commonly known: Treatment for breast cancer is lifelong, McKire says. After chemotherapy and possibly radiation, many ... READ MORE >

Cancer Atlas Points to Avoidable Cancer Cases Worldwide

22 October 2019
A staggering 2/5 of all cancers diagnosed around the globe are considered to be avoidable, according to the third edition of the Cancer Atlas. Tobacco ... READ MORE >

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Worrying rise of bowel cancer among young

22 October 2019
The exception is Japan. It has among the highest rates of colorectal (bowel) cancer in the world but has seen a fall among people under 50 since the ... READ MORE >

Seattle Genetics stock hits record high on well-placed breast cancer bet

22 October 2019
Seattle Genetics will soon seek U.S. approval for an experimental breast cancer drug it acquired in a 2018 deal for Cascadian Therapeutics, ... READ MORE >

Eating cheese 'increases your risk of prostate cancer'

22 October 2019
EATING cheese and butter may raise prostate cancer risk, research suggests. US scientists analysed data on 47 studies which looked at the diet of ... READ MORE >

Cancer Took My Breasts. My Mastectomy Tattoo Helped Me Reclaim Them.

22 October 2019
In 2016, Grace Lombardo received a devastating breast cancer diagnosis that resulted in a double mastectomy. As the mother-of-three struggled to ... READ MORE >