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Personalized Cancer Vaccines Could Be Key Piece of Cancer ‘Moonshot’
Jan. 14, 2016
Sharon Begley of STAT explains how these vaccines work, and why they could become a central player in the push to cure cancer.
European group says glyphosate isn't so bad
Nov. 13, 2015
European cancer experts weighed in on Monsanto's herbicide, Roundup, further complicating a scientific debate over cancerous chemicals and GMOs.
Hormones may help younger women with menopause symptoms
Nov. 9, 2015
Thirteen years after a study on hormone therapy was abruptly halted due to concerns about cancer risk, some doctors say that it's safe for most younger women if they take hormones short term.
Black women's breast cancer risk rises
Oct. 30, 2015
African-American women's advantage in avoiding breast cancer has evaporated, with their rates rising to match white women's. Higher obesity rates, a risk factor for breast cancer, may be one reason.
WHO: Processed meat can cause cancer
Oct. 26, 2015
The World Health Organization says meat processed through salting, curing, smoking and other methods can cause cancer.
Can a cancer drug reverse Parkinson's disease?
Oct. 19, 2015
People with Parkinson's and related forms of dementia improved in a small study when they took a leukemia drug called nilotinib. Researchers say the drug seems to help brain cells eliminate toxins.
Exposure to insecticides may increase the risk of childhood cancers
Oct. 15, 2015
A new analysis suggests exposure to insecticides could pose a significant threat to the health of young children.
Electricity treatment offers hope to brain cancer patients
Oct. 9, 2015
For the first time in more than a decade, there's a new treatment for patients with a common and deadly form of brain cancer.
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