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Using your phone could give you cancer, says major new study

The Independent - ‎7 hours ago‎
A major study has suggested there is a link between mobile phones and cancer. The report is an in-depth peer reviewed study conducted by the US government and represents a significant development in long-running controversy over how mobile phones ...
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Teen cancer death rate causes alarm

BBC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
Too many teenagers and young adults are dying of some types of cancer, a Europe-wide report warns. Their survival rates for cancers such as leukaemia are much lower than in younger children, says a report in the Lancet Oncology. The researchers suggest ...
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Cancer map of England reveals North East is most affected area

Daily Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
People in the North East of England are the most likely to be diagnosed with cancer, figures revealed today. This is the area of the country with the highest rate for incidences of the disease, followed by The North West and Yorkshire and the Humber ...
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Cancer risk warning as watchdogs find 'once-a-day' sun cream wears off in hours

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎16 hours ago‎
"Once-a-day" sun cream wears off in hours and could be leaving people at risk of skin cancer, an investigation by consumer watchdogs have found.

Facing my fear: telling a cancer patient he was going to die

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
This all pointed to cancer. But it also seemed improbable in a man who was climbing mountains only days before and whose only vice was smoking.

Cancer is on the rise in Africa just as some of the few radiotherapy centers fall apart

Quartz - ‎10 hours ago‎
Over the past two months, Carol Atuhirwe has become the face of Uganda's broken cancer treatment facilities. The 29-year-old, was diagnosed with throat cancer five years ago, and has spent the years in and out of the country's only cancer treatment ...
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HSE urged to fund 'game-changer' cancer drug

RTE.ie - ‎5 hours ago‎
The HSE has said it is assessing the cost of providing two cancer drugs that doctors say provide effective treatment against the disease.

Obama's Pointless Cancer 'Moonshot'

New York Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
But cancer isn't space travel. The growing cancer epidemic is not a problem that medical science is about to solve.

Palliative, hospice care lacking among dying cancer patients, researcher finds

Science Daily - ‎2 hours ago‎
Medical societies, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, recommend that patients with advanced cancer receive palliative care soon after diagnosis and receive hospice care for at least the last three days of their life.

Study visualizes proteins involved in cancer cell metabolism

Science Daily - ‎13 hours ago‎
The scientists from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and their colleagues also reported achieving another major milestone, by showing that the shapes of cancer target proteins too small to be considered ...
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Blood cancer drug trial results boost Roche

Financial Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Positive results from the trial of a new blood cancer drug have boosted investor confidence in Roche's ability to refresh its product portfolio as competition looms for some of its older medicines.
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Financial crisis caused 500000 extra cancer deaths, according to Lancet study

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The global financial crisis may have caused an additional 500,000 cancer deaths from 2008 to 2010, according to a new study, with patients locked out of treatment because of unemployment and healthcare cuts.

Coping with active surveillance anxiety in prostate cancer

Science Daily - ‎13 hours ago‎
Men with prostate cancer who are under close medical surveillance reported significantly greater resilience and less anxiety over time after receiving an intervention of mindfulness meditation, according to a recently published pilot study from the ...
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Anti-cancer jab piloted in gay men

BBC News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
A vaccine to reduce the risk of cancer is to be offered to homosexual men in England in a pilot scheme starting in June. The jab protects against human papillomavirus, which increases the risk of oral, anal and penile cancers. It has been offered to ...
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Belle Gibson made $450000 on cancer claims, documents allege

Herald Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
Victoria's consumer watchdog wants Ms Gibson, who confessed to lying about having brain cancer, to make an apology in News Corp stablemates the Herald Sun and The Australian.
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Gaza: Siege adds to suffering of cancer patients

Aljazeera.com - ‎19 hours ago‎
Palestinian children with cancer are suffering from the siege of the Gaza Strip as the construction of what is meant to be the first public pediatric cancer department has ground to a halt due to import restrictions. Israel and Egypt's continued ...

Patients with 'exceptional responses' to treatment could hold secret to new cancer cures

The Conversation UK - ‎8 hours ago‎
Most cancer specialists - indeed, most doctors - have treated patients who respond to treatment in unexpected ways. Known as “exceptional responders”, the experiences of these patients and their doctors are generally relegated to anecdotes.
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Surrogate endpoints poor proxy for survival in cancer drug approval process

Science Daily - ‎13 hours ago‎
Surrogate endpoints used to support the majority of new cancer drugs approved in the U.S. often lack formal study, according to the authors of a study published in the June issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
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