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How fifty skateboarders helped spread breast cancer awareness in Mumbai

As this month is dedicated to breast cancer awareness, it's only apt to turn our attention to a renowned awareness ...
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Scientists develop new method to starve lung cancer

Scientists have identified a new way to stop the growth of lung cancer cells, by blocking their ability to use ...
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A cancer research team hits its target

The treatments for cancer, says Damien Thévenin, can sometimes seem worse than the disease itself. Patients undergoing chemotherapy, he notes, suffer ...
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ImmunoGen, Roche gastric cancer drug fails study

(Reuters) - ImmunoGen Inc said the gastric cancer drug it is developing with Roche Holding AG did not meet the ...
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FDA approves new treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer

For Immediate Release: October 22, 2015 Release: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Onivyde (irinotecan liposome injection), in combination with ...
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Bacon and other processed meats cause cancer, claims WHO report

Farmers and the meat industry have expressed concern about the impact on sales if the organisation lists processed meat as ...
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26-Year-Old Breast Cancer Survivor Defies Odds After Welcoming Baby Girl: ‘Everything Means so Much More After Coming so Close to Death’

Normally, Emmy Pontz-Rickert wouldn't have been too concerned when she felt a lump on her breast. In fact, at age ...
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Amgen wins EU green light for first virus-based cancer drug

A first-in-class drug from Amgen based on a tumour-killing virus was given a green light by European regulators on Friday, ...
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Therapy dogs have calming effect on children having cancer treatment

There are many stories of the positive effect that therapy dogs can have on children with cancer and their families ...
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Breast cancer deaths are on the decline

Breast cancer deaths have dropped dramatically in the past two decades — the result of better treatment, greater awareness and ...
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Locks of love for cancer patients

URBANA — For patients battling cancer, hair means hope. Which is why the local chapter of the American Cancer Society has ...
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Malaria Protein Could Help Treat Cancer: Study

The mosquito-borne parasite that causes malaria also produces a protein that could help stop cancer, new research has found. The researchers ...
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