Cancer

Harriette Thompson

92-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Becomes the Oldest Runner to Finish a Marathon

By Cheri Cheng - Jun 01, 2015 10:32 AM EDT

92-Year-old cancer survivor, Harriette Thompson, has become the oldest runner ever to finish a marathon.

Breast cancer

Breast Cancer Spreads to Bone By Burrowing Holes

By Peter R - May 28, 2015 02:33 PM EDT

Researchers have identified a key protein release by primary tumor cells which causes holes in the bone. Blocking the protein could prevent secondary spread of the cancer.

Virus

Herpes Virus Kills Skin Cancer and Boosts Immunity in Novel Treatment

By Peter R - May 27, 2015 02:25 PM EDT

Inactivated virus causes skin cancer cells to burst without harming healthy cells, clinical trials have shown.

Chinese soup

Chinese Herbal Soup Cuts Fatigue In Cancer Patients, Study

By R. Siva Kumar - May 26, 2015 09:35 AM EDT

With 12 Chinese herbs, the Ren Shen Yangrong Tang, a Chinese herbal soup, can treat Qi deficiency, which leads to fatigue in recovering cancer patients.

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Taylor Swift’s 12-Year Old Fan Loses Battle With Cancer

By Maria Slither - May 20, 2015 09:46 AM EDT

One of Taylor Swift's fans, unfortunately, passed away because of cancer.

FTC

Government Claims Four Major Cancer Charities are Shams

By Cheri Cheng - May 20, 2015 09:38 AM EDT

The federal government is claiming that four major cancer charities were conning donors between 2008 and 2012.

Mammogram

Women with Dense Breast do not Necessarily need more Screening, Study Finds

By Cheri Cheng - May 19, 2015 04:46 PM EDT

Dense breast tissue alone is not a good predictor of breast cancer risk, a new study reported.

Sharks

Revolutionary Cancer Update: Sharks Can Cure You

By R. Siva Kumar - May 17, 2015 02:23 PM EDT

Sharks look evil and would like to eat you, but they can also help you to fight cancer, according to new research.

Eye cancer

Smartphone Pic and a Mother's Gut instict Helped Save a Two-Year-Old from Eye Cancer

By Peter R - May 11, 2015 11:05 AM EDT

Avery Fitzgerald's cancer was found after his mother noticed something unusual in a photograph.

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40 Pct of UK Have Never Checked for Skin Cancer, Survey

By Maria Slither - May 06, 2015 12:37 PM EDT

A recent survey said that a lot of Britons are still unaware in tracking down symptoms of skin cancer.

Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling Pays Tribute to his Cereal Meme Maker by Eating Cereal

By Cheri Cheng - May 05, 2015 09:28 AM EDT

Ryan Gosling finally eats cereal in honor of his cereal meme creator, Ryan McHenry, who passed away from cancer at the age of 27.

Toxic delight

Scientists Warn Against Rampant Use of Toxic Cancer Causing Chemicals in Daily Life

By Peter R - May 04, 2015 10:17 AM EDT

PFAS are ubiquitous in the environment, experts have warned while calling for a curb on the use of the chemicals.

Breastfeeding

Risk of Breast Cancer Reoccurrence Lowered After Breastfeeding

By Peter R - May 03, 2015 01:18 PM EDT

A study finds that women who have breastfed have 28 percent lower risk of certain types of breast cancer including the most commonly occurring ER positive type.

taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Takes the Time to Call 12-Year-Old Fan Fighting Cancer

By Cheri Cheng - Apr 30, 2015 11:36 AM EDT

Taylor Swift personally called 12-year-old fan, Emily Beazley, who has been fighting cancer since 2011.

Food

Swapping American Diets for Low Fiber Food Dramatically Cuts Colon Cancer Risk in Just TWO Weeks

By Peter R - Apr 30, 2015 09:55 AM EDT

A new study found that American diets and other western diets are high in animal protein and fat while devoid of fiber. Changing to high fiber diet cut down risk of colon cancer significantly in as little as two weeks.

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