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FDA warns heartburn drug Zantac may cause cancer

A substance that could cause cancer has been found in the heartburn drug Zantac and several other antacids, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. The agency said preliminary tes...

FDA warns heartburn drug Zantac may cause cancer

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FDA warns of cancer-causing impurity in popular heartburn drug Zantac Heartburn, and its even uglier cousin, acid reflux, can leave a person feeling incredibly uncomfortable, which is why drugs meant to treat such condi...
18:16, 09/18/2019

Novartis halts distribution of Zantac heartburn medication due to contaminant NBC – Novartis AG’s Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all...
08:01, 09/19/2019

U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the b...
20:00, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the b...
20:32, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the b...
11:32, 09/14/2019

Cancer worries halt shipments of generic Zantac A division of Novartis is reportedly halting distribution of generic Zantac pills amid concerns about an ingredient possibly linked to cancer.  ...
18:00, 09/19/2019

U.S. FDA flags probable cancer-causing impurity in common heartburn drugs The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that some medicines containing ranitidine, including Sanofi SA's Zantac, had traces of a probabl...
17:32, 09/13/2019

Overuse of heartburn drugs linked to heart, kidney disease, cancer Researchers have linked popular drugs like Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors to a higher risk of death by cardiovascular an...
23:48, 05/30/2019

FDA Finds ‘Potentially Dangerous’ Cancer-Causing Contaminant in Zantac, Related Drugs (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials said Friday they are investigating low levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in the popular heartb...
02:00, 09/14/2019

Manufacturer halts distribution of generic Zantac after cancer-causing impurity discovery When the FDA issued a bulletin alerting everyone to the presence of a possible cancer-causing impurity in the popular heartburn drug marketed as Zant...
01:00, 09/19/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. FDA flags probable cancer-causing impurity in common heartburn drugs The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that some medicines containing ranitidine, commonly known as Zantac, had traces of a probable ca...
20:32, 09/13/2019

Cancer: Why drug testing needs to improve A new study finds that many new cancer drugs may not work in the way their developers think they do, which could have implications for their effectiv...
03:00, 09/19/2019

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach:...
17:32, 05/27/2019

How aspirin became a wonder drug against heart disease and cancer Aspirin has long been prized for its pain and fever reducing properties – but 40 years ago New Scientist reported on the first inklings of wider bene...
23:48, 09/18/2019

Cancer biologists identify new drug combo When it comes to killing cancer cells, two drugs are often better than one. Some drug combinations offer a one-two punch that kills cells more effect...
17:32, 07/10/2019

Bayer in frame to win first EU nod for high-precision cancer drug Europe's drug regulator has recommended approving Bayer's Vitrakvi, putting the medicine on track to become the first in Europe to tackle tumours wit...
18:32, 07/26/2019

Insulin delivery drug could help fight brain cancer The compound molecule surfen was able to block the growth and spread of glioblastoma, tumors that reaches throughout healthy brain tissue, according ...
20:49, 09/11/2019

Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical com...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Orion, Bayer prostate cancer drug gets FDA approval Finland's Orion and Germany's Bayer said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved prostate cancer drug daroluramide, whi...
22:48, 07/31/2019

How Scientists Built a ‘Living Drug’ to Beat Cancer Researchers didn’t know if it would work, but they had little to lose when they tried a new drug known as a CAR-T—a living cell reprogrammed to recog...
18:00, 07/25/2019

Bowel cancer: 3-drug combo may offer alternative to chemo By combining three different drugs, researchers may have found a potential alternative to chemotherapy as a treatment for an advanced form of bowel c...
15:48, 07/14/2019

Merck to buy cancer drug developer Peloton for $1.05 billion in cash Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash to gain access to the privately held company's renal c...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Notable raises $50 million to personalize cancer drug regimens Notable Labs, a California-based provider of personalized drug combination testing for cancer patients, today revealed that it's raised $40 million.R...
14:48, 07/16/2019

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer liv...
11:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. FDA approves Mylan generic of Lilly lung cancer drug Alimta The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted Mylan NV tentative approval for its generic version of Eli Lilly and Co's lung cancer drug ...
01:16, 08/30/2019

Roche wins Japan approval for personalized cancer drug Rozlytrek Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday won approval in Japan for Rozlytrek as the world's biggest maker of cancer drugs pushes ahead in personalized medici...
09:00, 06/18/2019

Cancer-Drug Giant Roche Loses Edge as Rivals Grow Switzerland’s Roche Holding has enjoyed years as an unrivaled force in oncology. Now, with more companies piling into the space and its top-selling d...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Lilly's targeted RET drug shrinks tumors in lung cancer trial Eli Lilly and Co's LOXO-292, a experimental cancer drug the company acquired in January as part of its $8 billion takeover of Loxo Oncology, shrank t...
12:32, 09/09/2019

Study: Deadly skin cancer growth slowed by three-drug therapy A combination of inhibitor drugs that block a form of melanoma known as BRAF V600E may help extend the lives of people with the disease, according to...
23:48, 06/06/2019

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focussing on developing anti-evolution treatments chang...
01:32, 05/16/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take ...
19:16, 04/30/2019

Tiny drug-filled capsules motor around the body to target cancer cells Tiny self-propelled capsules that shed their outer shells have been shown to linger long enough in mice intestines to deliver drugs directly to tumou...
22:32, 07/24/2019

Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its treatment helped stomach cancer patients live longer...
18:00, 08/13/2019

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the ...
10:48, 09/08/2019

Cancer drug Keytruda, vaccines propel Merck to quarterly profit beat Merck & Co Inc reported better-than-expected second-quarter results on Tuesday and raised its full-year earnings forecast on strong demand for its b...
20:48, 07/30/2019

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients -study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the ...
10:16, 09/08/2019

GSK drug helps ovarian cancer patients live longer in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's cancer treatment Zejula met the main goal of helping patients with ovarian cancer live longer without their disease worsening i...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Seattle Genetics, Astellas drug rapidly shrinks tumors in bladder cancer study An experimental drug developed by Seattle Genetics Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc led to significant, rapid tumor shrinkage in patients with advanced bl...
18:00, 06/03/2019

AstraZeneca's blood cancer drug meets main goal in late-stage trial AstraZeneca Plc said on Thursday its blood cancer drug met the main goal of a final stage trial, taking the treatment one step closer to a marketing ...
14:32, 06/06/2019

Black, Hispanic patients underrepresented in cancer trials, raises concern about drug efficacy Between 2008 and 2018, fewer than 8 percent of cancer trials in the United States had participation from white, Asian-American, black and Hispanic pa...
20:32, 08/17/2019

Pharmacy warns FDA of cancer-causing chemical found in widely used heart pill Valisure, an online pharmacy company, told the FDA that high levels of dimethylformamide were found in valsartan, a drug produced by Swiss drugmaker ...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Amgen drug shows high response rate in small lung and colon cancer trial An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation significantly reduced tumor size in half of evaluated patients with advanced ...
18:00, 06/03/2019

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their prod...
22:32, 06/25/2019

Seattle Genetics, Astellas drug shows rapid tumor shrinkage in advanced bladder cancer study An experimental drug developed by Seattle Genetics Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc led to significant, rapid tumor shrinkage in patients with advanced bl...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, o...
07:32, 07/19/2019

What causes heartburn and nausea? Heartburn and nausea are both common digestive issues. They can occur together, especially if a person experiences indigestion. Learn more in this ar...
02:32, 06/01/2019

Novartis halts distribution of its Zantac versions amid probe into impurities Novartis AG's Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all its markets, incl...
18:19, 09/18/2019

How Marcia Cross Discovered Her Anal Cancer Was Linked to Husband's Throat Cancer For Marcia Cross, a regular gynecologist visit about year-and-a-half ago revealed a lot more than she expected. Sitting down with CBS This Morning o...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Cancer hospital affiliation tied to lower cancer surgery mortality rates (Reuters Health) - Community hospitals may have lower mortality rates for cancer surgeries when they're affiliated with a top-ranked cancer center, a...
03:00, 08/07/2019

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been...
14:33, 09/12/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted orphan drug status for its drug to treat eosinophilic esophagitis an...
12:48, 08/28/2019

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the...
11:00, 08/08/2019

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidem...
06:48, 08/28/2019

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area. ...
04:32, 08/08/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of over...
04:16, 06/07/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of over...
18:16, 06/06/2019

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone ...
01:32, 09/08/2019

Confused about cancer? Here's what we really do know about its causes We are bombarded with stories about things that might give us cancer, yet even the experts don't seem sure. So what's the best way to judge the risks...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Should I get checked for cancer? The warning signs of cancer vary depending on the type. People should see a doctor if they have any new symptoms or existing symptoms worsen. Learn m...
10:16, 05/24/2019

What to know about the link between diet and cancer A person’s diet may affect their risk of developing cancer in several ways. Some diets may also help prevent cancer, or help a person recover. Learn ...
11:00, 08/10/2019

What to know about COPD and lung cancer COPD is a group of conditions that have clear links to lung cancer. Smoking tobacco is the primary preventable risk factor for both of these diseases...
09:00, 07/02/2019

AI is already changing how cancer is diagnosed Cancer is a worldwide issue. Statistics show that 17 million cases of the disease were diagnosed across the globe last year alone. Depressingly, the ...
15:32, 05/01/2019

What to know about ulcerative colitis and cancer Ulcerative colitis (UC) causes inflammation in the digestive system. This may increase the risk of certain cancers. Learn more about the link between...
11:16, 05/21/2019

What is the link between age and breast cancer? A person's risk of breast cancer increases with age. Doctors most commonly diagnose the condition in females over the age of 50. However, there are m...
10:00, 07/04/2019

Best anti-cancer supplements Anti-cancer supplements can include vitamin tablets and herbal extracts. However, while supplements may help to reduce a person’s risk of developing ...
10:00, 07/04/2019

Knights' Theodore says he was treated for cancer Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore says he underwent surgery for testicular cancer during the offseason and is expected to make a full rec...
05:48, 09/13/2019

Police K-9 adopted after losing leg, job to cancer A former Massachusetts police K-9 forced into retirement after losing its leg to cancer has found a new home, officials said Wednesday. The three-leg...
03:16, 05/31/2019

Zero gravity kills cancer cells After just one day in zero gravity conditions, researchers found over 80% of cancer cells died in a trial. Now, their plan is to send them to space. ...
16:32, 09/07/2019

4 Your Health: The reoccurrence of cancer later in life People who had cancer may get brain cancer later in life. Elderly adults who survive certain cancers face a risk of developing brain cancer later in ...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Can Rick Simpson oil help treat cancer? Rick Simpson oil is a cannabis extract with high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Some people claim that this oil can help treat cancer. Altho...
09:00, 06/29/2019

Marriott CEO diagnosed with pancreatic cancer NEW YORK (AP) — Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with stage two pancreatic cancer. The 60-year-old Sorenson will continue to lead the co...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Mom’s raw post on childhood cancer goes viral Heart-wrenching photos of a 5-year-old girl gently supporting her 4-year-old brother as the side effects of chemotherapy disrupt their playtime have ...
20:48, 09/10/2019

How AI could help with early detection of breast cancer Artificial intelligence can help patients at risk of breast cancer make smarter health decisions, new research suggests. A deep-learning model develo...
22:16, 05/09/2019

4 Your Health: Fitness prevents cancer Fitness has been found to help prevent lung and colorectal cancers. A new study suggests your fitness level may affect your risk of certain cancers. ...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Joe Biden’s cancer nonprofit is shutting down The nonprofit foundation established by former Vice President Joe Biden to find a cure for cancer​ after the death of the Democratic candidate’...
22:00, 07/15/2019

UK still behind in cancer survival despite recent surge Big improvement in past two decades fails to close gap with likes of Australia and CanadaCancer survival rates in the UK have improved markedly over ...
01:16, 09/12/2019

Ron Darling diagnosed with thyroid cancer Mets broadcaster and former pitcher Ron Darling announced on Monday he has thyroid cancer. “After the removal of the mass on my chest along wit...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Former NFL player Still focused on fight against cancer Devon Still is focused serving as an inspiration and drawing inspiration from his daughter Leah's battle with cancer     &#...
02:32, 09/07/2019

How do cancer-causing bacteria take over our stomachs? H. pylori live in the stomachs of around 50% of all humans. Despite their prevalence, little is known about how they can survive inside us for a life...
11:00, 05/08/2019

How HPV and a taboo sex act can lead to anal cancer Actress Marcia Cross (“Desperate Housewives”) and her doctors revealed Wednesday that they believe her battle with anal cancer was caused...
01:00, 06/08/2019

Can the Rife machine treat cancer? The Rife machine delivers a low energy electromagnetic frequency into the body. It usually consists of a controller box and two electrical pads that ...
02:32, 07/03/2019

Correction: Cancer Drugs story CHICAGO (AP) — In a story June 2 about prostate cancer drugs, The Associated Press erroneously described a study involving the drug Erleada. The stud...
21:48, 06/03/2019

How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer Research into the medicinal herbs of Mauritius shows that we may still have much to learn about the anticancer properties of many of the island plant...
17:00, 05/06/2019

How to survive the fake news about cancer The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O’Sulliv...
15:16, 07/14/2019

Infectious cancer hasn’t done much over the last 4,000 years Enlarge / Does this dog look concerned because he realizes he can catch an infectious cancer? (credit: Martin Astley) Cancer is a horrific disease,...
20:32, 08/03/2019

Can itchy armpits be a sign of cancer? Itchy armpits may occasionally be due to cancer, although there are many more likely causes. Infections and underlying skin conditions are some other...
06:01, 08/15/2019

I found my lover’s breast cancer during sex Last June, Alyssa Dyal and Sumit Kashyap were fooling around on her bed when Kashyap felt her breast and suddenly pulled away. “He was like, ‘You nee...
16:32, 07/16/2019

Why don't whales develop cancer, and why should we care? Whales have a minimal risk of developing cancer, despite factors that may lead us to think otherwise. Why is this, and how can this knowledge help us...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Mom seeks help for son with cancer so rare it has no name or cure A British woman says her young son is battling an aggressive cancer so rare even doctors have never seen it before — and she’s asking for...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Law enforcement help in a brother’s fight against cancer TUCSON – A Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy battling an aggressive form of cancer is getting a little help from his fellow law enforcement of...
08:16, 06/14/2019

Unmasking mutant cancer cells As cancer cells progress, they accumulate hundreds and even thousands of genetic and epigenetic changes, resulting in protein expression profiles tha...
20:32, 07/17/2019

The cancer survivor on a mission to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companie...
18:32, 08/16/2019

Mom who was diagnosed with cancer same day she became a widow dies A 38-year-old Minnesota mother who was diagnosed with an inoperable cancer the same day her husband succumbed to his battle with ALS in 2017 has died...
09:16, 05/18/2019

What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer Proton therapy is a type of radiation that can treat cancers, including breast cancer. This article discusses its uses, effectiveness, and procedure....
08:00, 07/16/2019

Venezuelan children with cancer die, and accusations fly CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter d...
19:16, 05/28/2019

HPV vaccinations for boys could cut cancer rates in men New research suggests that vaccinating boys against human papillomavirus, or HPV, could cut cancer rates related to the virus in men in the long term...
06:16, 06/25/2019

RBG makes appearance after cancer scare US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg accepted an honorary degree on campus of the University of Buffalo on Monday. She recently completed rad...
15:48, 08/27/2019

My doctor told me I was fat — but it turns out I actually had cancer Jen Curran’s doctor told her she needed to lose weight. It turned out, she had bone marrow cancer. “It was just too unbelievable, too insane to be be...
23:32, 08/19/2019

Alex Trebek says his cancer is now in "near remission" Back in early March, game show fans worldwide were struck with some truly dispiriting news: An announcement from Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek that he h...
10:00, 05/30/2019

The New Handball Rule Is The Cold, VAR Is Cancer For the second time in as many weeks of the new Premier League season, the biggest story from the weekend was another ruinously stupid imposition of ...
21:32, 08/19/2019

Breast cancer risk from using HRT is ‘twice what was thought’ Study prompts medicines regulator to advise all women using HRT to remain vigilantThe risk of breast cancer from using hormone replacement therapy is...
01:16, 08/30/2019

Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it Cancer scientists in Britain are launching what they call the world's first "Darwinian" drug development program in a bid to get ahead of cancer's ab...
05:16, 05/16/2019

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against can...
01:16, 05/16/2019

Low-fat diet may improve breast cancer survival For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dyin...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own c...
00:32, 05/23/2019

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5 percent, according to a study pu...
01:32, 05/24/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is on her way to ‘being very well’ after cancer treatment Ginsburg, 86, who was recently treated for pancreatic cancer, seemed sharp but accepted assistance coming on to the stage and spoke from a sitting po...
23:16, 08/31/2019

Mets’ Darling says he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer NEW YORK (AP) — Mets announcer Ron Darling says he has thyroid cancer and hopes to return to SNY’s broadcast booth in about a month. Darling is...
21:32, 05/06/2019

Being overweight is even more of a cancer risk than previously thought The risks of being obese are fairly well documented, and while it’s true that a person who is significantly overweight can better their odds of...
02:32, 08/13/2019

'War on cancer' metaphors may do harm, research shows Use of military terminology can make people more fearful and fatalistic, say psychologistsThe ubiquitous use of war metaphors when referring to cance...
21:32, 08/10/2019

How a dietary change might boost cancer therapy A study in mice finds that eating less of a particular amino acid that is found in high levels in meat and eggs enhances the effects of cancer treatm...
08:32, 08/05/2019

Cops: Man urinated on memorial to boy who died of cancer HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — A video showing a man urinating on a park memorial marker that honors a 9-year-old boy who died of brain cancer has led to char...
17:16, 05/20/2019

| Australia cancer sufferer first to use new assisted dying law A 61-year-old cancer patient has become the first person in over two decades to die under controversial assisted dying laws in Australia, a charity s...
00:32, 08/06/2019

‘The Undying,’ an Extraordinary and Furious New Memoir About Cancer Anne Boyer’s book is partly about her own illness, and partly about the possibility — and necessity — of finding common cause in individual suffering...
12:48, 09/10/2019

Which natural treatments can help people with breast cancer? A number of natural and complementary therapies can help support a person’s mind and body during breast cancer treatment and may also help alleviate ...
09:00, 07/02/2019

Google trained its AI to predict lung cancer Of all cancers worldwide, lung cancer is the deadliest. It takes more than 1.7 million lives per year -- more than breast, prostate and colorectal ca...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Colorectal cancer becoming more common at younger ages Rates of early-onset colon cancer are rising in many high-income countries even as rates among older adults hold steady or decline, a new study shows...
01:48, 09/10/2019

Mama Blair asking for prayers after cancer diagnosis TUCSON – After years of fighting for other people’s lives, Judith Blair is now fighting for her own. Affectionately referred to as “Mama Blair”...
02:16, 07/28/2019

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer Taking vitamin D supplements does not cut cancer risk but may prolong life once cancer develops, according to an analysis of trials covering 79,055 p...
19:48, 06/07/2019

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women...
21:00, 05/21/2019

4 Your Health: Artificial intelligence diagnosing cancer A new computer program has a success rate of over 90 percent detecting cancer. Artificial intelligence may be able to detect lung cancer before radio...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Farmers save a harvest of neighbor with cancer When stage 4 cancer stood in the way of farmer Larry Yockey reaping his wheat harvest for the first time in 50 years, dozens of his fellow farmers st...
03:32, 08/10/2019

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine may be enough to lower cancer rates A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine seems to be almost as good as two or three injections for preventing cervical pre-cancerous l...
13:16, 07/29/2019

Cancer and nutrition research: How best to move it forward In the proceedings of a recent conference about the interplay between nutrition and cancer, specialists note that interdisciplinarity is the way forw...
05:00, 08/03/2019

Peter Fonda Dead at 79 After Cancer Battle Peter Fonda has passed away at the age of 79. The star of hit films like Easy Rider, 3:10 to Yuma and Ulee's Gold died from respiratory failure caus...
12:32, 08/17/2019

With pancreatic cancer, what Stephen needs is legalised cannabis A year into his cancer treatment, Stephen heard about the benefits of medical marijuana and CBD oil, but it has proven difficult to getWords and phot...
17:00, 09/04/2019

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the m...
17:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. Justice Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy to treat a cancerous tumor on her pancr...
23:48, 08/23/2019

HRT for menopause increases breast cancer risk Hormonal replacement therapy for the menopause increases the risk of breast cancer and that risk can persist for more than a decade after usage stops...
06:16, 08/30/2019

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis? The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biops...
02:32, 07/17/2019

4 Your Health: A connection between sugary drinks and cancer Sugary drinks may cause inflammation of organs leading to cancer. NBC News New research suggests a possible link between sugary drinks and cancer. Th...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer? Scientists have identified an enzyme that promotes cell proliferation in the most common and lethal ovarian cancer and could serve as a treatment tar...
02:32, 07/17/2019

Broken heart syndrome may be linked to cancer There may be a possible link between broken heart syndrome and cancer. Researchers from the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland studied data fr...
22:32, 07/17/2019

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on ...
22:16, 07/15/2019

4 Your Health: Whole body MRI’s good weapon against cancer Whole body MRI’s may allow cancer patients to be treated more quickly. Whole body MRI’s could help reduce the time it takes to determine ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

During a.m. appointments, doctors more likely to advise cancer screening (Reuters Health) - Patients who see their doctors in the morning are a lot more likely to be referred for screenings for breast and colon cancer than...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Overall cancer death rates falling in U.S., NIH reports Each year, cancer death rates among men and women in the United States between ages 20 and 49 fell by 1.8 percent and 1.4 percent, the National Cance...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Cancer doctors don't focus on lifestyle risks (Reuters Health) - Cancer specialists only rarely advise patients on lifestyle changes that could improve overall health and possibly also reduce the...
23:48, 08/26/2019

Facts about skin cancer in black people Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs...
08:16, 07/17/2019

Breast cancer spreads through the body in just two or three waves The evolution of deadly tumours and their migration around the body has been charted in unprecedented detail in ten women with breast cancer for firs...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Colon cancer cases rising among adults under 50 The percentage of people under age 50 who have been diagnosed with colon cancer has rose to 12.2 percent in 2015, up from 10 percent in 2004, accordi...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for...
17:32, 05/07/2019

HPV vaccine: Boys aged 12 to 13 to be given cancer-preventing jab Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, it has ...
13:48, 07/09/2019

MIT AI model is 'significantly' better at predicting breast cancer MIT researchers have invented a new AI-driven way of looking at mammograms that can help detect breast cancer in women up to five years in advance. A...
07:32, 05/08/2019

Your broken heart might make you die of cancer: study Amorous affairs can have tumorous ends. “Broken Heart Syndrome” may make you more likely to die of cancer, according to a new report from...
03:48, 07/20/2019

Why we're tackling the Etape du Tour despite our breast cancer Our conditions have forced us to temper our expectations, but my friend and I won’t let them stop us pursuing what we loveA breakaway is a cycling te...
12:16, 07/19/2019

1 in 5 states are dangerously unconcerned about skin cancer, is yours? May marks the start of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. As it heats up in Southern Arizona, it is important to remember to protect yourself from...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'on way to being very well' after cancer treatment Thousands stand in line to see judge at Washington event Says she’ll be ready for court’s new session in OctoberRuth Bader Ginsburg has said she is o...
23:48, 08/31/2019

Mama Blair asking for prayers after diagnosed with cancer TUCSON – After years of fighting for other people’s lives, Judith Blair is now fighting for her own. Affectionately referred to as “Mama Blair”...
04:00, 07/27/2019

| Hamilton inspired to victory by brave cancer boy Lewis Hamilton said he was inspired to victory in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix by receiving a humbling message from a five-year-old boy who is fightin...
00:00, 05/13/2019

FDA to improve access to experimental cancer drugs The Food and Drug Administration is launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the marke...
18:16, 06/03/2019

Babe Laufenberg's son Luke dies of cancer at 21 Luke Laufenberg, the son of former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Babe Laufenberg and a tight end at UTEP, has died after a nearly two-year battle with c...
20:48, 08/22/2019

American Gibbs cancer free after surgery Nicole Gibbs is cancer free after surgery to remove the tumor on the roof of her mouth was successful but she will be sidelined for longer than previ...
02:32, 05/31/2019

Classroom exercise discovers med student’s cancer (KSNV) Erica Stiles was born to help others. The daughter of an optometrist, she always knew the medical field was for her. “I saw his passion ...
21:16, 09/11/2019

Are dogs better at detecting cancer 'than advanced technology?' In a new study, beagles were able to detect the presence of cancer with extremely high accuracy. Could their 'sniff skills' lead to novel screening t...
18:00, 06/19/2019

HPV vaccine may lead to elimination of cervical cancer NBC NEWS – The HPV vaccine is far more effective than expected, with benefits extending beyond those who receive the vaccine, a study published...
22:32, 06/27/2019

Cameron Mathison shares cancer diagnosis "Home & Family" and "Entertainment Tonight" co-host Cameron Mathison shared news of his cancer diagnosis in an Instagram post Tuesday. He had announc...
14:16, 09/11/2019

MRI scans to be trialled as test for prostate cancer Simple scans ‘could revolutionise the way that we diagnose disease’, says professorHundreds of men will be given MRI scans in a groundbreaking clinic...
23:16, 06/09/2019

10 Ways to Lower the Cancer Risk of Grilling If you plan to grill often experts suggest taking some small steps to make a big difference in lowering your exposure to compounds that are tied to c...
14:16, 06/27/2019

Scientists discover the structure of cancer molecule New research from the United Kingdom has now revealed the structure and function of a molecule that may help cancer develop and become treatment resi...
16:16, 09/17/2019

7-year-old cancer patient joins Air Force for a day This 7-year-old's battle with cancer shows he can do anything. To prove it, he became an Air Force pilot.        ...
20:16, 09/17/2019

End cervical cancer? The HPV vaccine could do it, study suggests Experts said that cervical cancer could be eliminated if consistently high HPV vaccine use can be achieved and maintained.     &...
19:00, 06/27/2019

HPV Vaccines Are Reducing Infections, Warts — and Probably Cancer An analysis covering 66 million young people has found plummeting rates of precancerous lesions and genital warts after vaccination against the human...
21:32, 06/27/2019

What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a num...
15:48, 06/25/2019

4 Your Health: Cost of cancer drugs soar The cost of cancer drugs continues to rise. The cost of specialty drugs used to treat cancer and other chronic illness continues to soar. That’...
20:16, 06/25/2019

James Thompson, former congressional candidate, has cancer James Thompson, the Democratic congressional candidate who ran for office in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District, announced on Sunday that he was diag...
15:16, 06/10/2019

Athlete Gabriele Grunewald dies at 32 from cancer • Runner continued to train and race for decade after diagnosis• Athlete was the US champion over 3,000m indoors in 2014The American runner Gabriele ...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Over 70% of US adults unaware of HPV-related cancer risks New evidence suggests that both men and women in the United States lack sufficient awareness about the cancer risks related to HPV, and about HPV vac...
07:00, 09/20/2019

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give. A new study finds the car...
18:16, 06/17/2019

9/11 first responder diagnosed with cancer, then pulmonary fibrosis Tom Frey, 54, is a retired New York Police Department detective who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma linked to the time he spent at the World Tr...
21:16, 09/11/2019

Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better? The Targets Might Be Wrong Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study su...
19:16, 09/12/2019

A man survived cancer twice, then he won a $4.6 million lottery jackpot Stu MacDonald, a resident of Bend, Oregon, buys his Oregon's Game Megabucks ticket every week. This week, he won the jackpot, worth $4.6 million. ...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Cancer survivors to reach 22 million by 2030 Roughly 17 million cancer survivors are living in the United States, and researchers expect that number to surge to more than 22 million by 2030, new...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine says he has throat cancer NEW YORK (AP) — Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine says he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The singer and guitarist of the heavy metal band announ...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Rod Stewart given all-clear following secret cancer treatment Stewart says, ‘I’ve just been happy, and the good Lord looked after me’, following prostate cancer diagnosis two years agoRod Stewart has revealed he...
00:32, 09/17/2019

Chasing My Shadow as a Cancer Patient in Talk Therapy A psychiatrist who learned he had cancer considers whether his own sessions in therapy will die with him. Will the work being done in those sessions ...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Study: MRI, ultrasound more accurate in locating prostate cancer Using a combination of ultrasound and MRI to guide biopsies to screen for prostate cancer was as much as 33 percent more effective than one method al...
21:00, 06/12/2019

WHO says e-cigarettes, 'smoke-free' products do not help reduce cancer Electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products are not helping fight cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, urging smokers an...
23:00, 07/26/2019

Cancer patients use crowdfunding for medical bills, expenses (Reuters Health) - Even cancer patients who seemingly have health insurance are seeking donations online to help with medical bills, travel, drug cos...
03:17, 09/13/2019

PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer (Reuters Health) - Women who exhibit many classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be much more likely to develop ovarian cancer...
00:32, 09/14/2019

New therapy attacks brain cancer's circadian clock A potential novel therapy against glioblastoma, a tumor that penetrates brain tissue and hides from radiation, chemotherapy and surgical treatments, ...
14:48, 08/28/2019

He Was the Face of a Bike-a-thon to Fight Cancer. He Was Also a Fake. After John Looker announced he had brain cancer, he became a star fund-raiser and the heart of Pelotonia, a charity event in Ohio that raises million...
14:00, 08/01/2019

You Can Now Defer Your Student Loans While Undergoing Cancer Treatment Last year, a law went into effect that should allow cancer patients to pause their federal student loans while undergoing treatment and for six month...
15:48, 08/24/2019

TFD implements procedures to prevent work-related cancer TUCSON-The Tucson Fire Department is working to prevent cancer in the workplace. The department implemented a number of procedures to protect its fir...
08:00, 06/03/2019

New prostate cancer blood test could reduce biopsies Testing for circulating tumor cells in the blood alongside PSA can increase accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis to more than 90%, new study reveals...
09:01, 09/18/2019

Distance runner dead at 32 after long cancer battle A decorated distance runner who captured hearts with her inspiring fight against a rare form of cancer has died “peacefully with no suffering,” her h...
21:48, 06/12/2019

Rich nations could end cervical cancer within decades, say experts Study shows HPV vaccine has greatly reduced infections among girls and young womenElimination of cervical cancer in wealthy countries such as the UK ...
03:00, 06/27/2019

FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosi...
07:00, 08/17/2019

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors t...
14:16, 06/01/2019

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study say...
23:32, 06/11/2019

The Health Issue: When Do You Give Up on Treating a Child With Cancer? Andrew Levy’s parents knew that the rare and deadly cancer in his blood could not be beaten, so they began to prepare for the worst. Then something m...
20:16, 04/28/2019

A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer Breast cancer treatments have come a long way in recent decades, but understanding how to prevent tumors from forming in the first place has been a m...
23:48, 05/15/2019

AstraZeneca scores win in race to treat ovarian cancer AstraZeneca has made further headway in the race with larger competitor GlaxoSmithKline's to use a promising new class of drugs to treat ovarian canc...
19:32, 08/14/2019

Howard Stern Reveals He Faced a Cancer Scare Howard Stern is setting his own record straight. The 65-year-old radio icon faced a cancer scare in 2017 and finally opened up about it almost exac...
19:32, 05/08/2019

Convicted killer of 2 Virginia college students has cancer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The convicted killer of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with cancer. Jesse Matthew Jr. is serving multiple life...
18:48, 05/22/2019

California Says Coffee Does Not Pose Significant Cancer Risk LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has officially concluded coffee does not pose a “significant” cancer risk. State regulators gave final appr...
01:32, 06/04/2019

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researc...
11:32, 07/11/2019

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study sho...
23:48, 06/19/2019

Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah gets Japan nod at cost of $305,800 A Japanese government panel approved Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah at a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) on Wednesday, marking the entry of ...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Storm coach Dan Hughes undergoes surgery for cancer SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes had surgery Tuesday to remove a cancerous tumor in his digestive tract. Hughes will miss Seattle’...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Roche's personalized cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Roche Holding AG's personalized cancer treatment, which targets tumors with specific genetic mutations...
00:32, 08/16/2019

Study: More blacks got timely cancer care after ‘Obamacare’ CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being...
19:16, 06/02/2019

Allergan Inc. recalls breast implants due to cancer risk Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. on Wednesday issued a worldwide recall of its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders due to the ris...
22:48, 07/24/2019

Weight-loss surgery may help cut risk of breast cancer (Reuters Health) - Severely obese women who opt for weight-loss surgery may be cutting their risk of breast cancer along with their extra pounds, a l...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Combining two cancer drugs could help slow growth of tumours Breast tumours grow at a slower rate in mice if the animals are given one drug to block cancer cell division and another that prevents therapy resist...
01:16, 07/12/2019

Monsanto ordered to pay $2B to couple who say they contracted cancer from Roundup A jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup R...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, ac...
07:00, 08/17/2019

New breast cancer guidelines say more women need gene test WASHINGTON — More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they’ve already survived cancer once, an...
20:16, 08/21/2019

NeNe Leakes' Husband Gregg Is Cancer Free Nene Leakes has a reason to celebrate. On Monday, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star took to social media with some special news to kick off the w...
23:16, 05/13/2019

Measuring chromosome imbalance could clarify cancer prognosis Most human cells have 23 pairs of chromosomes. Any deviation from this number can be fatal for cells, and several genetic disorders, such as Down syn...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Former Wimbledon champion McNamara dies at 64 after cancer battle "Australia\u0027s Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the ...
17:00, 07/22/2019

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
03:48, 07/23/2019

Oregon man who beat cancer twice wins $4.6M lotto jackpot He’s on a winning streak. An Oregon man who beat cancer twice has hit a $4.6 million lottery jackpot, officials said. Stu MacDonald, from the city of...
09:48, 09/17/2019

Fundraiser to benefit PCSD deputy battling cancer TUCSON –The Arizona Fraternal Order of Police is hosting a fundraiser Thursday in support of a fellow deputy. Sgt. Gary Hawco served the Pima County ...
22:48, 06/13/2019

Colorectal cancer rates rising in younger adults In the United States, colorectal cancer rates are rising in the under 50s. Also, diagnoses in younger adults are more likely to be of advanced diseas...
06:48, 07/23/2019

Toddler with cancer dies after doctors misdiagnose her with constipation The parents of a 3-year-old girl who was diagnosed with constipation — and who then died of complications from cancer days later — say doctors could ...
20:16, 08/26/2019

One-third of cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, study says Roughly one in three cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, and about one in six survivors have high impact pain that prevents them from performi...
20:48, 06/20/2019

Rod Stewart reveals prostate cancer battle, says he's 'in the clear now' "Two years ago, I was ­diagnosed with prostate cancer," Rod Stewart, 74, said during a performance Saturday.        ...
20:32, 09/16/2019

Colon cancer: Could yogurt prevent precancerous growths? A new study has found that men who eat yogurt regularly have a lower risk of abnormal growths in the bowel, or adenomas, which can precede colon canc...
06:48, 06/21/2019

Antibiotics and bowel cancer: Study finds link A study looking at antibiotics and bowel cancer concludes that the drugs might increase the risk of colon cancer, but lower the risk of rectal cancer...
12:48, 08/22/2019

Cancer more common in females with severe sleep apnea A new study of 20,000 adults with sleep apnea suggests that the risk of cancer could be 2–3 times higher among females with a severe form of the cond...
12:48, 08/22/2019

Fighter mom: Cancer survivor proves she will do anything and everything to take care of kids Mollie Mills Sheppard lost a baby in childbirth. She has two sons with special needs and beat cancer. Now, Sheppard takes in foster kids with special...
21:32, 05/12/2019

"Want To Die In Mother's Lap": Cancer Patient In Jail Tells Top Court A cancer patient lodged in a Rajasthan jail moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking bail to fulfil his last wish of wanting to "die in the lap of ...
20:48, 05/28/2019

Drinking Oolong Tea May Help Combat Breast Cancer: Study Apart from preventing diabetes, this Chinese tea is known to be heart-healthy and brain-healthy as well. Oolong tea extracts may also help stave off ...
15:48, 08/21/2019

Breast cancer guidelines say more women may need gene test More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they've already survived cancer once, an influential ...
21:48, 08/20/2019

This Mother’s Day special for Giants pick after mom’s cancer scare It was not long after Ryan Connelly shared the team lead with eight tackles in Wisconsin’s 31-17 victory over Rutgers at Camp Randall Stadium on Nov....
07:48, 05/12/2019

Cancer deaths in the U.S. cost $94B in lost earnings in 2015 Deaths from cancer among people between age 16 and 84 cost America nearly 9 million years of life and more than $94 billion in lost earnings in 2015....
01:16, 07/04/2019

Diabetes linked to different forms of cancer in males vs. females A study in a large Chinese cohort shows that people with type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of cancer, and the types of cancer vary in males and fema...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Cardinals legend Bob Gibson battling pancreatic cancer ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is fighting pancreatic cancer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said the 83-year-old Hall of Famer was di...
18:16, 07/14/2019

UA researchers develop cancer-detecting blood test TUCSON – When it comes to fighting cancer, early detection is key. Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a blood test that co...
09:00, 05/28/2019

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty con...
01:16, 06/15/2019

Cancer patients using alternative therapies may hesitate to tell doctors (Reuters Health) - One in three U.S. patients with a cancer diagnosis has recently used non-standard therapies to manage their disease - but many hav...
01:16, 04/29/2019

Mercedes Send Lewis Hamilton's F1 Car To Cancer-Stricken Boy Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team arranged for one of their F1 cars to park at the home of Harry Shaw, a 5-year-old from Surrey, who is set to lose his ...
06:32, 05/14/2019

NYT: Conspiracy theories that 5G phones cause cancer originate from Russia After so many years of talking about the miracle that 5G will be for everything tech-related, it finally happened: 5G is here. “Here” is ...
08:00, 05/14/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ champ donates to a cancer walk in Trebek’s name The “Jeopardy!” champion who won more than $2 million is honoring the host of the game show. James Holzhauer donated a portion of his win...
16:32, 06/20/2019

San Francisco parents rally around teacher with cancer who has to pay for her own substitute A group of parents in San Francisco are rallying around a second-grade teacher with breast cancer who was required to pay for her classroom’s s...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Early risers may have lower breast cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Women who like to wake up early every day may be less likely to develop breast cancer than women who prefer to sleep in, a recent ...
04:48, 07/13/2019

How US Children Battling Cancer Ended Up In A Photo Shoot Lora Scantling is a professional photographer who has long documented happy moments of birth, graduations and weddings. Then several years ago, her s...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Monsanto must pay couple $2bn in largest verdict yet over cancer claims California jury holds makers of Roundup weedkiller responsible for couple contracting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma A California jury has ordered Monsanto t...
04:16, 05/14/2019

Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday it approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with hormone therapy fulvestrant for po...
22:16, 05/24/2019

Teacher battling breast cancer forced to pay for own substitute A San Francisco community is outraged after learning a local school teacher with breast cancer is paying for her own substitute. “Parents were outrag...
20:00, 05/10/2019

NYPD cops climb Mt. Kilimanjaro for kids with cancer They took the NYPD to new heights. The three cops who announced in April their plans to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain i...
00:00, 07/24/2019

San Francisco teacher has to pay substitute's salary while battling cancer due to law Support poured in for a Glen Park Elementary School in San Francisco after she was forced to pay a substitute teacher’s salary as she battled cancer....
18:32, 05/10/2019

Former Missouri football coach Pinkel says cancer returned COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Former Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel says he is being treated for cancer again. Pinkel told ABC17 TV in Columbia Saturday ...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Parents Outrage As US Teacher With Cancer Forced To Pay For Substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is havi...
17:16, 05/10/2019

Here's what we know about Ruth Bader Ginsburg's latest cancer scare Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared healthy on Monday during a public appearance at the University at Buffalo, three days after completing a three-week cour...
00:48, 08/27/2019

Firefighters, cancer and lobbying: the safety row over flame retardants Massachusetts has failed to sign a bill – opposed by the American Chemistry Council – banning flame retardants into law despite the endorsement of la...
12:32, 05/24/2019

Runner Gabriele Grunewald Dead at 32 After Cancer Battle Gabriele Grunewald has passed away at the age of 32. After battling cancer for over a decade, the U.S. runner and Olympic hopeful died on Tuesday ev...
22:32, 06/12/2019

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the...
11:00, 06/09/2019

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his la...
17:00, 08/08/2019

Do ‘night owls’ have a higher risk of breast cancer? There are a few known risk factors associated with breast cancer, including alcohol consumption and obesity. Now, say researchers, we may need to add...
03:16, 06/28/2019

'All My Children' alum Cameron Mathison says he has kidney cancer Cameron Mathison is asking fans for their thoughts and prayers after revealing in an Instagram post on Tuesday that he's been diagnosed with kidney c...
16:48, 09/11/2019

Cancer and chemicals in Reserve, Louisiana: the science explained In the area closest to the local chemicals factory, residents face a cancer risk of 50 times the national average. So what’s in the air?St John the B...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Researchers identify RNA cell that speeds prostate cancer A non-coding RNA known as HULLK gives the blueprint to proteins and controls cells that cause prostate cancer to grow, which researchers say could be...
22:48, 07/30/2019

4 Your Health: Red meat may increase risk of breast cancer A study suggests a plant-based diet is good for your heart. Researchers studied the eating habits of more than 10,000 middle-aged adults for more tha...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Deleting just one gene may 'completely prevent' pancreatic cancer Using a mouse model that "faithfully mimics" human pancreatic cancer, researchers have found a gene that wholly prevents the disease when knocked out...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Woman dying of cervical cancer at 25: ‘Pap smear could have saved me’ Her youth has cut her life short. After experiencing constant, severe bleeding and back pain, Paige Hart, 25, was diagnosed in November with cervical...
03:32, 09/19/2019

Cervical cancer can be eliminated. We must do more to prevent this deadly disease Only a few cancers can be eradicated around the world. Cervical cancer is one. We have the tools and technical expertise to eliminate cervical cancer...
03:48, 09/08/2019

F.D.A. Won’t Ban Sales of Textured Breast Implants Linked to Cancer Many other countries have already banned the products. But the U.S. agency said the risk was still low, despite repeated requests from women and doct...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Japan's Former Empress Michiko Diagnosed With Breast Cancer Japan's former empress Michiko has been diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer and will soon undergo surgery, the Imperial Household Agency (IHA) s...
01:00, 08/10/2019

How long will a person with stage 4 colon cancer live? The 5-year relative survival rate for stage 4 colon cancer is 14%. Many factors determine the life expectancy of a person with this condition. Learn ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Candle lighting ceremony honors children with cancer TUCSON – September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Tuesday night, the community gathered in front of the Banner Diamond Children&...
19:16, 09/18/2019

Novartis wins FDA's breakthrough tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has secured the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its investigational medicine capmatinib, which it a...
16:48, 09/06/2019

Olympic silver medallist Parrot says he has beaten cancer "Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medallist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Gam...
12:16, 07/30/2019

HPV vaccine could help eliminate cervical cancer, study finds The HPV vaccine could one day lead to the eradication of cervical cancer, according to a new study that found the benefits of the vaccine “exceed exp...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Belly, thigh fat linked to aggressive prostate cancer Visceral fat that sits deep in the abdomen or surrounding the organs, and thigh subcutaneous fat that rests just beneath the skin, are linked to adva...
17:16, 06/10/2019

Personalised breast cancer test could tell when to stop treatment A blood test for a person’s specific breast cancer mutations – which is 100 times more sensitive than existing tests – seems to tell when treatment i...
17:32, 08/08/2019

Astronomers studying space could help fight breast cancer Techniques developed by astronomers to understand space could help fight against breast and skin cancer, according to new research. A large part of a...
01:32, 07/03/2019

More older adults die from cancer despite high screening rates As the fastest-growing age group in the United States, adults older than age 85 have higher incidences and death rates from cancer than people betwee...
02:00, 08/08/2019

Cancer researcher becomes first woman to win 4,000km cycling race Fiona Kolbinger, 24, rode from Bulgaria to France in 10 days, two hours and 48 minutesA German cancer researcher has become the first woman to win on...
19:32, 08/06/2019

A Sexually Transmitted Cancer in Dogs Is Even Weirder Than We Thought Our precious pooches can carry one of the strangest diseases known to exist—a sexually transmitted form of cancer that’s jumped from host to host for...
18:32, 08/02/2019

IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

'I hope your children die of cancer': MPs tell of rise in anonymous abuse MPs have told how they have received a fake bomb and messages calling for their children to die of cancer after a sharp rise in the number of crimes ...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with stage two pancreatic cancer. The 60-year-old Sorenson will continue to lead the company while he u...
17:32, 05/03/2019

4 Your Health: Cancer cases may stem from drinking tap water (NBC News)- Federal health officials say they are leaving no stone unturned while investigating the cause of the recent vaping-related illnesses. Acc...
04:18, 09/20/2019

FDA allows breast implant linked to cancer to remain on US market WASHINGTON — U.S. health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market, saying its risks do n...
17:00, 05/03/2019

High insulin levels may bring on pancreatic cancer Researchers bred mice that were genetically unable to produce excess insulin with mice susceptible to cancer development. The resulting mice had the ...
09:00, 08/03/2019

Kenya telecoms giant Bob Collymore dies of cancer at 61 Bob Collymore, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile service provider, died of cancer on Monday, the company announced on Mond...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer Metal group cancel majority of forthcoming tour as frontman undergoes treatmentMegadeth’s Dave Mustaine is undergoing treatment for throat cancer, he...
14:32, 06/18/2019

Cancer-stricken ‘Broadway bandit’ looks frail in court The cancer-stricken “Broadway Bandit” looked frail as he appeared in Manhattan federal court Friday for a hearing related to yet another bank-robbery...
05:48, 05/18/2019

Medicare to cover expensive cancer cell therapies The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday said it has finalized a decision to cover expensive cancer cell therapies sold...
01:00, 08/08/2019

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of ...
23:48, 05/20/2019

MTA conductor shows mercy to cancer-stricken man who stabbed him An MTA subway conductor who nearly died in a knife attack on a Bronx platform in April took pity Friday on his violent but gravely ill stabber, agree...
03:16, 06/08/2019

Could invigorating the immune system prevent lung cancer? Early immune-related molecular changes in airway tissue could potentially predict invasive lung cancer and serve as prevention targets, new study sug...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Morning people may have lower breast cancer risk A large study of women found that those with a morning preference were less likely to have or develop breast cancer than those with an evening prefer...
00:48, 06/29/2019

Joel Dahmen’s a cancer survivor, so being in hunt won’t stress him out CHARLOTTE , N.C. — Joel Dahmen doesn’t do stress. Not because he can’t handle it, but because he’s had enough of it to last a few lifetimes and he’s ...
12:16, 05/04/2019

Cuse's star senior Mangakahia has breast cancer Syracuse senior Tiana Mangakahia announced Monday that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. A two-time first-team All-ACC selection, Mangakahia...
22:48, 07/01/2019

Scotland's HPV vaccine linked to 'near elimination' of cervical cancer The routine vaccination of schoolgirls with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer in ...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Cancer patient accuses UCLA gynecologist of sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing he...
17:48, 06/19/2019

A gut bacteria toxin that damages DNA may be involved in bowel cancer People with bowel cancer often have higher levels of certain toxic-producing bacteria. The toxin has now been shown to damage DNA in gut cells in mic...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Eating Yogurt May Reduce Risk Of Bowel Cancer In Men The findings revealed that eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths of tissues (ade...
13:32, 06/20/2019

How does tumor size relate to breast cancer stage? Doctors use tumor size to help determine the stage of breast cancer. People with early-stage cancers are likely to have smaller tumors that are easie...
22:16, 07/05/2019

Know the risks about HRT and breast cancer. But don’t panic about them | Joanna Moorhead As a breast cancer survivor, I understand the grip of fear. But the best thing is to talk to a doctor then make your own choicesIt was hard to avoid ...
19:00, 09/02/2019

Eating less fat, more fruit may cut risk of dying of breast cancer For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman’s risk of dying of ...
22:48, 05/16/2019

Canadian referee to miss World Cup after cancer diagnosis Canadian referee Carol Anne Chenard has withdrawn from the Women's World Cup after being diagnosed with breast cancer     &...
21:16, 06/05/2019

Cancer deaths cost the US $94 billion in lost earnings Almost 500,000 Americans died of cancer in 2015 and a new study concludes the disease robbed them not only of their lives but of $94.4 billion in lif...
01:00, 07/09/2019

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.Re...
21:16, 05/16/2019

Australian scientist to launch cancer cells into space After just one day in zero gravity conditions, researchers found over 80% of cancer cells died in a trial. Now, their plan is to send them to space. ...
13:48, 08/31/2019

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a che...
00:32, 08/13/2019

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list Immunotherapies that have emerged as a breakthrough in treating lung cancer have been rejected for inclusion on the World Health Organization's list ...
16:00, 07/09/2019

4 Your Health: The women at highest risk of deadly cancer Certain women are more at risk of a deadly form of breast cancer. Certain women may face a higher risk of an aggressive and hard to treat form of bre...
22:48, 07/09/2019

'It’s been killing us for 50 years': residents on living in Cancer Town Reserve, Louisiana, has a higher risk of cancer than anywhere in America – a hazard residents must face every day. We hear their storiesThe small tow...
05:32, 05/08/2019

Medication can lower some women's risk of breast cancer NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with a high risk of developing breast cancer can lower that risk by taking certain medications, according to update...
01:00, 09/04/2019

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso gets China OK for type of lung cancer AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday it had received marketing authorization from China's National Medical Products Administration for its top-selling d...
12:32, 09/04/2019

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
15:32, 05/08/2019

With cancer rates rising worldwide, oncologist shortage predicted (Reuters Health) - As cancer rates rise worldwide, researchers predict a shortage of specialists who can deliver chemotherapy, according to a new stu...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Pan Am Games: After battling cancer Adrian fights for Olympic spot Having gained the upper hand in his battle with cancer, Nathan Adrian was at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday focused on a more familiar fight securing a ...
10:00, 08/07/2019

Mom loses tip of nose after dismissing skin cancer symptom as pimple A former sun worshipper who admitted to soaking up the rays without using protection for decades shared how she had the tip of her nose cut off after...
21:00, 06/19/2019

'Walking Dead' actor and former firefighter dies after battle with cancer Dango Nguyen, a former firefighter and actor who appeared on "The Walking Dead" died Saturday "after a hard-fought battle with cancer," according to ...
02:00, 08/13/2019

American Gibbs pulls out of French Open after cancer diagnosis American Nicole Gibbs said on Monday she will miss the rest of the clay court season including this month's French Open after being diagnosed with a ...
01:48, 05/14/2019

Beth Chapman Gets Candid About Her "Incurable" Cancer in New Dog's Most Wanted Trailer Before her death, Beth Chapman wanted fans to see her brave fight until the very end. In a brand-new trailer for Dog's Most Wanted released Monday m...
22:00, 07/22/2019

Cancer town: life in the shadow of a chemical plant - podcast In Reserve, Louisiana, Oliver Laughland hears how a community is fighting for the right to a safe environment for their children, who face a risk of ...
07:32, 08/07/2019

The Health Issue: An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death In the early 20th century, the German biochemist Otto Warburg believed that tumors could be treated by disrupting their source of energy. His idea wa...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Tap water contaminants linked with 100,000 cancer cases, US study finds Most of the risk is from naturally occurring arsenic, the byproducts of chemicals used to disinfect water and contaminantsContaminated tap water caus...
11:33, 09/19/2019

Tennis: Australia's McNamara dies at 64 after quiet cancer battle Australia's Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the age of...
11:32, 07/22/2019

Mom of two was misdiagnosed with cancer, endured chemo and surgery before the mistake was found A mother-of-two from England was misdiagnosed with cancer three years ago, with doctors telling her she had a particularly aggressive form of the dis...
06:00, 07/21/2019

Cirrhosis, cancer risks higher with fatty liver - especially in diabetics (Reuters Health) - Fatty liver disease that's not related to alcohol use is linked with an increased risk of cirrhosis and liver cancer, especially i...
21:16, 05/27/2019

Roche says test showed Tecentriq helped vs bladder cancer Roche Holding said its Tecentriq drug combined with platinum-based chemotherapy reduced the risk of the disease worsening or death in patients with a...
17:32, 08/05/2019

Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, will seek re-election Dominic LeBlanc stepped away from his duties as federal minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs in April after being diagnosed with a form...
17:48, 06/18/2019

US jury orders Bayer to pay $2 billion in Roundup cancer case Bayer-owned Monsanto has been hit with its third jury verdict in California tying its Roundup weed killer to cancer. Bayer faces more than 13,400 Rou...
05:48, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-WHO says e-cigarettes, "smoke-free" products do not help reduce cancer Electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products are not helping fight cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, urging smokers an...
22:00, 07/26/2019

A vegan diet may help boost cancer treatments, study finds Going vegan may halt cancer in its tracks, scientists say. It could also make chemotherapy and radiotherapy more effective, according to their tests ...
21:32, 08/05/2019

Study ties unhealthy gums to liver cancer risk A large study finds that people with unhealthy gums and teeth have a higher risk of liver cancer, which kills nearly 32,000 people per year in the U....
06:48, 06/21/2019

Race, income may impact U.S. oral cancer screening rates Only about 1 in 3 U.S. adults say a dentist has ever examined them for oral cancer - and most of those who remember getting such exams are non-Hispan...
01:17, 09/17/2019

Stiliyan Petrov: ‘When my kids google my name, the first thing that comes up is: beat cancer' The Aston Villa legend says his experience with leukaemia ‘will always be on my mind’ but is happy, healthy and working towards becoming a managerIt ...
14:16, 05/26/2019

How scientists use household bleach and quantum physics to hunt down cancer A team of scientists from MIT and Rice University recently discovered a new method for creating qubits that could revolutionize both quantum computin...
06:00, 08/13/2019

Georgios Papanikolaou: inventor of the Pap smear cervical cancer test The Pap smear cervical cancer test, which Georgios Papanikolaou developed by studying smears from his wife, was the first widely used screening test ...
16:48, 05/13/2019

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tu...
04:48, 08/14/2019

Two charged after video shows man urinating on memorial for boy who died from cancer Two New Jersey men have been arrested after a video emerged showing one of them urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old boy who died of cancer ̵...
19:16, 05/20/2019

Stress may drive up death risk in cervical cancer patients Patients with cervical cancer and a stress disorder had a 55 percent higher risk of dying from the disease than those without a disorder, new researc...
20:32, 08/01/2019

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our...
08:48, 05/22/2019

AstraZeneca's Lynparza gets EU nod as first-line ovarian cancer maintenance treatment British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said its cancer medicine Lynparza was approved as a first-line maintenance treatment for a type of advan...
09:00, 06/18/2019

California jury says Bayer must pay $2 bln to couple in Roundup cancer trial A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer,...
02:00, 05/14/2019

‘Broadway Bandit’ got wrist-slap sentence due to cancer diagnosis The bank robber known as the “Broadway Bandit” — who allegedly returned to his life of crime last week, days after getting out of the slammer with a ...
08:16, 05/14/2019

Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer Are Recalled Worldwide Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Allergan will stop selling textured implants. 33 deaths have been tied to this type of implant....
18:00, 07/24/2019

Specially created animal 'cancer avatars' could personalise treatments Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs ...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Man fired after he’s caught peeing on young cancer victim’s memorial A New Jersey man caught on camera allegedly urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old cancer victim has been fired from his job by his own dad — as he...
18:16, 05/21/2019

9/11 fund shrivels up as first responder cancer cases continue to grow New Yorkers who survived 9/11 are experiencing a massive surge in aggressive brain cancers as dollars for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Snowboarding: Olympic silver medalist Parrot says he has beaten cancer Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medalist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Games...
13:48, 07/30/2019

Simple dietary changes may reduce cancer risk, increase lifespan The health benefits of fruit and vegetables are partly due to flavonoids. A new study concludes that consuming more flavonoids each day may extend li...
11:32, 08/17/2019

A Breast Implant Linked to Rare Cancer Is Finally Off the Market The end of a breast implant product linked to a rare type of cancer is seemingly finally here. On Wednesday, the Food and Administration said it had ...
03:00, 07/25/2019

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed r...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Textured Breast Implants Recalled Because of Link to Rare Cancer (WASHINGTON) — Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for textured models because of a link to a rare form of c...
02:16, 07/25/2019

Promising Blood Test Could Help to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence Doctors have gotten much better at detecting and treating breast cancer early. Drug and chemotherapy regimens to control tumors have gotten so effect...
08:00, 08/09/2019

High blood sugar may increase risk for pancreatic cancer Pancreatic cancer risk may be directly related to elevated blood sugar levels, according to an analysis of health records for 25 million people in So...
00:16, 07/25/2019

Replacing 'beef with chicken' could reduce breast cancer risk The role of nutrition in cancer is a hot topic. A new study concludes that red meat increases the risk of breast cancer, but poultry may reduce risk....
10:00, 08/12/2019

Cancer Recurs for Navy Veteran Imprisoned in Iran, Diplomats Say Michael R. White, a California man arrested in Iran last year, had a cancerous lesion removed by Iranian doctors. “I am afraid he will die there,” hi...
00:16, 09/01/2019

Roundup cancer trial ends with $2 billion verdict against Monsanto It hasn’t been a good year for the makers of Roundup weed killer. Back in March, a man was awarded an $80 million verdict after a jury decided ...
04:00, 05/15/2019

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study sugge...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Long Island police commissioner is fighting crime — and cancer She took a job fighting crime — but this top cop is also going after breast cancer. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced late ...
03:48, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for pos...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Pfizer bolsters cancer portfolio with $10.64 billion deal for Array Pfizer Inc on Monday struck a deal to buy Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash to expand its portfolio of potentially lucrative cancer drug...
16:00, 06/17/2019

President Trump Says Wind Turbines Cause Cancer. 99% of Iowans Disagree Since the early days of his administration, Donald Trump has sought to use his presidency to slow the country’s transition to clean energy, blo...
23:32, 08/12/2019

Cancer survivor is first person to swim the Channel four times non-stop American Sarah Thomas, 37, tests limits of endurance by swimming 215km in 54 hoursSwimming four lengths does not sound like a particularly impressive...
08:32, 09/18/2019

Merck's Keytruda fails as monotherapy in breast cancer study Merck & Co Inc said on Monday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study testing the drug as a standalon...
03:32, 05/21/2019

'Electronic tongues' may help diagnose early stage bladder cancer New research proposes the use of electronic tongues for detecting bladder cancer in its early stages. The device is cheap, noninvasive, and easy to u...
04:32, 07/24/2019

Man who urinated on memorial to boy who died of brain cancer arrested, police say Hamilton Township police make two arrests after 'disturbing video' surfaces on social media.        ...
09:48, 05/21/2019

A cure for cancer, Alzheimer’s, depression? FDA smacks down wild CBD claims Enlarge / Curaleaf products. (credit: Curaleaf) One CBD company sure has been busy. The company Curaleaf claims that it has developed products that...
01:48, 07/26/2019

Woman has 86 skin cancer surgeries, blames tanning ‘addiction’ Here’s a cautionary tale to start your summer. A 43-year-old Tennessee woman claims she’s undergone 86 skin cancer surgeries. She blames ...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Exercise may extend the lives of advanced colorectal cancer patients Advanced colorectal cancer patients who performed low-intensity exercise four or more hours a week saw close to a 20 percent reduction in cancer prog...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Giving fruit flies your cancer’s mutations could guide your treatment Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs ...
05:48, 05/23/2019

In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, AIDS cures Kicking off his 2020 reelection bid, President Donald Trump is promising to eradicate AIDS in America and to come up with cures to many diseases, "in...
05:16, 06/19/2019

Chipotle, Sweetgreen bowls are linked to cancer-causing chemicals The bowls used at restaurants such as Chipotle and Sweetgreen are linked to cancer-causing chemicals, according to a new study. Though compostable bo...
11:00, 08/08/2019

Merck Seeks More Deals as It Expands Its Cancer Treatments Portfolio Merck is searching for small and midsize deals, including more transactions aimed at expanding its portfolio of cancer treatments beyond the company’...
13:32, 06/19/2019

Pfizer gains new cancer drugs in $11.4B purchase of Array BioPharma Pfizer, the firm behind prescription drugs from anxiety medication Zoloft to Viagra, agreed Monday to pay $11.4 billion for Array BioPharma and its c...
20:48, 06/17/2019

Candlelighters camp welcomes children, families affected by cancer MT. LEMMON — On a ropes course in the wilderness, 7-year-old Evan Wedeking is finding his way. Evan has Rhabdomyosarcoma, cancer of the soft ti...
08:00, 06/03/2019

UK offers HPV vaccines to boys, aims to stop 100,000 cancer cases Some 100,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Britain in the next 40 years by a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cance...
02:32, 07/09/2019

Study: Common cold strain may fight off bladder cancer New research showed the oncolytic virus coxsackievirus, or CVA21, wiped out all cancer in a patient with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer in a rece...
21:00, 07/08/2019

MIT CSAIL’s AI can predict the onset of breast cancer 5 years in advance Scientists at MIT's CSAIL and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed an AI model that can predict breast cancer up to five years in advance.Re...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Breast cancer treatment could lead to incurable tumors years later Drugs taken by thousands of breast cancer patients creates deadly “sleeper cells” that may cause incurable tumors years later. Researchers say the ho...
18:32, 09/03/2019

Iowa man marries girlfriend shortly before passing away from liver cancer WAVERLY, Iowa – Abraham Lincoln once said in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. That’s how you can rem...
20:16, 05/07/2019

Indonesia's much-loved disaster agency chief dies of cancer Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was known throughout the disaster-prone nation for his humour and sense of dutySutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia’s highly regarded...
10:00, 07/07/2019

Goodyear firefighter dies after 4-year battle with job-related cancer GOODYEAR, Ariz. (KPNX) — An 11-year veteran with the Goodyear Fire Department died of cancer Saturday night, the department said in a statement. Aust...
01:00, 09/04/2019

Machine learning method may predict skin cancer, study says A new non-imaging method has shown accuracy in spotting skin cancer. This machine learning technique can predict the development of non-melanoma with...
16:32, 09/12/2019

New study examines if common cold virus could cure cancer The cure for bladder cancer could be as simple as catching a cold, according to a small study published Thursday. Researchers at the University of Su...
18:32, 07/05/2019

Navajo cancer center will cut tribal members’ travel time TUBA CITY, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has opened a cancer treatment center on the reservation that it says will significantly cut down on travel ...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Screenings for lung cancer can point to other smoking-related conditions About 77 percent of patients who received CT scans for lung cancer were diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, emphysema or osteoporosis, according t...
16:32, 09/05/2019

Study: Obesity may increase psychosocial issues for cancer patients While studies have shown that weight can affect mental well-being, new research links excess weight among cancer patients with worse psychosocial sym...
02:00, 09/06/2019

Light therapy may stop cancer treatment side effect Researchers say that light therapy is an effective treatment for oral ulcers resulting from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer or stem cell t...
08:32, 07/10/2019

Antibiotic use before cancer treatment cuts survival time – study Patients live longer if they do not take antibiotics in month before immunotherapyTaking antibiotics in the month before starting immunotherapy drama...
20:48, 09/12/2019

Trump EPA insists Monsanto's Roundup is safe, despite cancer cases Administration to keep weedkiller on the market after landmark court rulings and concerns over foodThe Trump administration is keeping the weedkiller...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Get Involved, Internet: Help longtime commenter Idiotking beat cancer For about as long as The A.V. Club has been a web site, Idiotking has been a stalwart of the site’s readership, regaling the commentariat with his sh...
18:16, 05/07/2019

Distance runner Gabriele Grunewald inspires even after her death from cancer “The things she taught me and my family about grace and perseverance, and about hope will live with us for the rest of our lives,” HGTV’s Chip Gaines...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Alex Trebek Is "On the Mend" from Late-Stage Pancreatic Cancer Alex Trebek, the host of the syndicated version of 'Jeopardy!', will return to host another season after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in Ma...
07:16, 08/30/2019

UK cancer survival rates are too low – our priorities are all wrong | Mark Dayan Short-termism has hampered investment in equipment and staffing that could help the NHS keep people alive • Mark Dayan is a policy analyst at the Nuf...
14:32, 09/13/2019

Runner Gabriele 'Gabe' Grunewald dies at 32 after battle with cancer The husband of decorated American long-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald announced on Instagram Tuesday evening that his wife had passed away at age...
13:16, 06/12/2019

Alex Trebek is back at work after completing cancer treatment We’ve never been so happy to see a 79-year-old man go back to work. Three months after announcing that his pancreatic cancer was in “near remission,”...
22:16, 08/30/2019

Ron Darling slated to return to broadcast booth after cancer scare After being diagnosed with thyroid cancer, Ron Darling will return to the broadcast booth on Tuesday when the Mets face the Giants at Citi Field. Dar...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessat...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Ron Darling will return to Mets' broadcast booth after cancer treatment Longtime New York Mets broadcaster Ron Darling will return to the broadcast booth for Tuesday's game between the Mets and Giants after undergoing sur...
22:32, 06/03/2019

Phillies chairman David Montgomery dead at 72 after cancer battle PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies say the team’s chairman has passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. David Montgomery was 72. T...
15:32, 05/08/2019

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caus...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Marcia Cross opens up about anal cancer and potential link to HPV "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross said her anal cancer could be linked to her husband's throat cancer diagnosis in 2009.   ...
18:48, 06/06/2019

Rapper Bushwick Bill dies at 52 after four-month battle with cancer Rapper Bushwick Bill, best known for his work with the Houston-based trio Geto Boys, has died after a four-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Billb...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Ed Olczyk talks battling cancer while juggling Derby, NHL prep NBC horse racing and hockey analyst Ed Olczyk talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about his cancer battle, Saturday’s Kentucky Derby and a wild NH...
06:48, 05/03/2019

GoFundMe cancer care campaigns often don’t cover bills: study Crowdfunding isn’t going to replace health insurance any time soon. So says a new study published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Internal M...
10:16, 09/11/2019

FDA Says It Won't Ban Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Form of Cancer The Food and Drug Administration announced this week that it would not ban textured breast implants, despite reports that link them to a rare form of...
06:16, 05/04/2019

Marriott says Arne Sorenson to remain CEO while being treated for pancreatic cancer Hotel-chain Marriott International said on Friday its Chief Executive Officer Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer and he ...
05:32, 05/04/2019

Breast implants tied to rare cancer to remain on US market U.S. health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market, saying its risks do not warrant a ...
02:48, 05/04/2019

Can you survive pancreatic cancer? Experts explain symptoms, prognosis This year in America, some 56,770 people will be stricken with pancreatic cancer — and 45,750 people will die from it. Those estimates from the Ameri...
22:48, 05/03/2019

Germany: Acting SPD chief steps down after breast cancer diagnosis The acting leader of Germany‛s Social Democrat Party, Manuela Schwesig, will step down following a breast cancer diagnosis. She will remain in positi...
16:16, 09/10/2019

CEO Collymore, who built Safaricom into $11 billion telco, dies of cancer Bob Collymore, the chief executive who helped to turn Safaricom Plc into East Africa's most profitable company with an $11 billion valuation, has di...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Actor John Wesley has died at 72 after long cancer battle Actor John Wesley, best known for his role as Dr. Hoover on "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air," died after a long cancer battle. He was 72.   &...
17:16, 09/10/2019

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson diagnosed with stage two pancreatic cancer Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with stage two pancreatic cancer, but will continue to lead the company while he undergoes treatment. ...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Autopsy: Indiana murder suspect died in jail of cancer SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — An autopsy has determined that a man who died in jail in March after pleading guilty to murder in the 1988 beating death of a...
17:16, 05/03/2019

Kylie breaks down on Glastonbury stage 14 years after cancer battle KYLIE Minogue wept on stage today as she finally performed at Glastonbury, fourteen years after being forced to drop out after battling cancer in 200...
21:48, 06/30/2019

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi prolongs survival in aggressive lung cancer AstraZeneca's cancer treatment Imfinzi has been shown to prolong survival in a particularly aggressive type of lung cancer by close to three months, ...
01:48, 09/10/2019

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant ...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Girl, 4, dons Stormtrooper costume to mark end of cancer treatment An adorable 4-year-old marking a triumphant moment at the end of her cancer treatment donned a Stormtrooper costume as she rang her hospital’s ceremo...
17:32, 05/02/2019

Fashion Nova’s ‘cancer warning’ label is freaking Twitter out Known carcinogens: cigarettes, tanning beds, asbestos and now…bathing suits? Twitter is buzzing after a user posted a photo of her slime-green Fashio...
23:32, 05/02/2019

Karyopharm Therapeutics prices blood cancer treatment after FDA approval Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc on Wednesday set a list-price for its blood cancer treatment Xpovio at $22,000 per month, following accelerated approval ...
04:16, 07/04/2019

Indiana woman sentenced to probation in fake cancer scam MARION, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana woman who authorities say lied to friends and family about having cancer has been sentenced to two years o...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Why Aren’t There Better Cancer Drugs? Scientists May Have Picked the Wrong Targets Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study su...
20:48, 09/11/2019

US briefing: Iran, Mueller's testimony and Louisiana's 'cancer town' Monday’s top story: US deploys aircraft carrier and bombers to Middle East amid ‘escalatory indications’ from Tehran. Plus, do the European elections...
12:48, 05/06/2019

No-deal Brexit could hit cancer trials that save children’s lives UK researchers fear being blocked from EU-wide testing of treatments for diseases including rare childhood cancersLeading medical researchers have wa...
15:16, 09/08/2019

Tucsonan on the road to recovery after three-year battle with liver cancer PHOENIX – After a long wait, a sea full of emotions and nearly three-year bout with liver cancer, a Tucson man finally returned home, equipped ...
21:32, 06/28/2019

Study: Increased HPV vaccinations may prevent 1,300 cases of cancer in California Increasing HPV vaccination to 99.5 percent in California could prevent cancer in more than 1,300 people, a study says, as U.S. and global agencies pr...
01:16, 07/03/2019

Gold nanoparticles promise safe cancer drugs, better vaccines A new study suggests that targeting B cells with gold nanoparticles could be a safe way to improve vaccines and treatments for cancer and other disea...
19:48, 07/02/2019

Facebook, YouTube Crack Down on Bogus Cancer Treatment Claims Facebook and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful information about alternative cancer treatments, which som...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Colorectal cancer vaccine has promising results in early trials Researchers have revealed positive results of a small, early clinical trial that tested the effects of a new vaccine on 10 people with colorectal can...
11:16, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Marriott says Sorenson to remain CEO while being treated for pancreatic cancer Hotel chain Marriott International Inc said on Friday Chief Executive Officer Arne Sorenson was diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer, but will co...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Right Combination Of Bacteria And Diet May Limit Cancer Progression: Study According to a latest study, published in the Journal of Cell Reports, it was found that the right combination of diet and bacteria may limit cancer ...
12:32, 05/01/2019

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and ...
16:32, 06/13/2019

Tiger video supports cancer fight of golfer's friend On the day before the start of the Masters, Tiger Woods shot a 17-second video for a friend of PGA Tour pro Harold Varner III who is battling colon c...
20:48, 04/30/2019

Gibbs, who beat cancer this year, loses to Halep at US Open Nicole Gibbs, who beat cancer earlier this year, couldn't get too upset about losing to Simona Halep in the first round of the U.S. Open  ...
06:48, 08/28/2019

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Rod Stewart Reveals He's "in the Clear" After Private Battle With Prostate Cancer Rod Stewart is a cancer survivor. The 74-year-old singer revealed his private battle with prostate cancer at a fundraiser for the Prostate Project ...
19:00, 09/16/2019

Lee Chong Wei: Former badminton world number one retires after cancer treatment Former world number one Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton with "no regrets", after struggling to return to full fitness following a cancer diagnos...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Cancer care providers reluctant to prescribe medical marijuana New research shows that just 46 percent of oncology providers feel comfortable recommending medical marijuana to patients, despite 73 percent saying ...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Lithuanian Prime Minister Diagnosed With Cancer, To Continue Working Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said Wednesday he has been diagnosed with lymphoma but will continue working as he undergoes cancer tre...
04:16, 08/29/2019

Bruce Anstey wins on comeback after cancer treatment at Classic TT Multiple Isle of Man TT winner Bruce Anstey took an emotional victory in the Lightweight Classic TT race, following a two-year absence from racing th...
06:48, 08/25/2019

Tears As Badminton Star Lee Chong Wei Quits After Cancer Battle Cancer proved the career-ending blow but it wasn't the only low for Lee, who was banned after testing positive for a banned anti-inflammatory at the ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Cancer patient raises thousands after seeking funds for funeral A cancer patient who was told she had just 6-months to live turned to a fundraising website to raise money for her own funeral — and was overwh...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Carnivàle Actor Brian Turk Dead at 49 After Cancer Battle Hollywood has lost a star. Brian Turk, the star of HBO's 2003 show Carnivàle and many other hit series, has passed away, E! News can confirm. Accord...
17:33, 09/16/2019

Doctors removed wrong body part from cancer patient An Australian health official has ordered an urgent investigation into a Sydney hospital after surgeons removed the wrong body part from a cancer pat...
10:48, 06/25/2019

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patien...
00:48, 07/17/2019

2-year-old with Down syndrome enjoying birthday cards as he fights cancer Freddie Taylor / Team Freddie Facebook CHARLESTON, S.C. (WTHR) — Freddie Taylor is a 2-year-old fighter. He has Down syndrome, and in January, he was...
00:16, 06/13/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes first appearance since cancer treatement Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday appeared in good spirits as she accepted an honorary law degree from the University of Buffalo &#...
01:48, 08/27/2019

Iowa veteran, 20, marries girlfriend hours before cancer death An Army veteran from Iowa received his final wish to marry the love of his life just hours before he tragically died at the age of 20 from liver canc...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Woman breaks ‘cancer-free bell’ after completing radiation A Texas woman who completed radiation treatment for breast cancer was so excited to ring the “cancer-free bell” at her hospital — she acc...
22:48, 07/17/2019