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A cure for cancer: How to
Last month, the Nobel prize in medicine was awarded for two breakthrough scientific discoveries heralded as having ‘revolutionized cancer treatment’, and “fundamentally changed the way we view how cancer can be managed”. One of them went to a charismatic, harmonica-playing Texan named Jim Allison for his breakthrough advances in cancer immunotherapy. His discovery had resulted in transformative outcomes for cancer patients and a radical new direction for cancer research.
Cancer on the job
Cancer patients have a lot to deal with — the fear of death and leaving their loved ones, the physical side effects of the treatments, the financial strain it may put on the family, as well as the emotional strain on their relationships.
Tall people at greater risk of cancer 'because they have more cells'
Report suggests link between height and cancer risk could simply be because there are more cells for something to go wrong in.
Cancer warning — why you should never ignore this symptom on your teeth
Cancer is caused by certain cells growing and reproducing uncontrollably in the body, said the NHS.
50% of cancer patients burn through their entire life's savings in just two years
Half of America's cancer patients burn through their entire life's savings in less than two years, a new study revealed.
Existing drug shows promise for treating aggressive breast cancer
An existing antipsychotic drug could become the first targeted treatment for an aggressive type of breast cancer that is hard to treat.
Scientists who discovered revolutionary way to attack cancer cells win Nobel Prize
The Nobel Prize for Medicine was given to two scientists who found a revolutionary new way of treating cancer.
New drug blocks pancreatic cancer growth in mice
A newly developed drug can prevent the most common type of pancreatic cancer from growing and spreading in laboratory mice, according to a study led by Cedars-Sinai.
Social support is critical to life satisfaction in young patients with cancer
Among adolescents and young adults with cancer, social support was the most decisive factor associated with life satisfaction.
Indian-American researchers unleash turmeric’s power to fight cancer
A team of Indian-American researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and at the University of Utah at Salt Lake City, has used an ingenious process to enable curcumin to kill cancer cells.
Drop 'cancer' label to protect patients from over-treatment
Australian researchers are calling for a radical overhaul of cancer diagnoses to reduce harmful overtreatment.
One in four in UK too scared to seek medical help over cancer symptom
Despite discovering a potential symptom of cancer, half the UK population would not seek medical help with many too afraid that they may be wasting a doctor’s time by raising it.
Paper identifies genes associated with risk for aggressive breast cancer
A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has identified specific genes associated with increased risk for triple-negative breast cancer, providing the basis for better risk management.
Early trauma a risk factor for depression in adults with head/neck cancer
Among individuals with head and neck cancer (HNC), those who experienced childhood trauma were more likely to have advanced cancer and to experience symptoms of anxiety and depression.

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