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Carbon Monoxide Makes Chemotherapy '1,000 Times More Effective' In Mouse Model Of Cancer

By | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 18:42

Small, carefully administered doses of carbon monoxide were shown to amplify the effect of chemotherapy and restrict the proliferative capacity of cancerous cells.

Rat Tumor

Journal Retracts Controversial Study Linking GMO Corn To Cancer In Rats

By | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 17:25

The journal "Food and Chemical Toxicology" has retracted a peer reviewed study that links GMO corn and Roundup herbicide exposure to tumors in rats.

Chronic Health Conditions

Chronic Health Conditions Impact 45% Of American Adults

By | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 13:27

Almost half of the U.S. population is living with at least one chronic disease, such as heart disease or cancer, according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center.

French Fries

FDA Aims To Reduce Cancer-Causing Chemical In Fries, Cereals, And Coffee

By | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 11:02

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued draft guidelines to reduce the amount of acrylamide, a chemical found in starchy food, which could be linked to cancer.

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The Next Big Thing In Cancer Research

By | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 18:57

In an exclusive interview, medical oncologist Sandeep Reddy, M.D. sheds some light on the future of cancer treatment and diagnosis.

Childhood Cancer Treatments

Childhood Cancer Treatments Could Harm Heart Health

By | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 16:54

Cancer treatments at a young age may result in long-term health problems that will eventually damage overall heart health, a new study finds.

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Are High Levels of Vitamin B12 Linked To An Increased Cancer Risk?

By | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 16:00

Researchers in Denmark have found higher than normal levels of vitamin B12 may indicate a person is at risk of developing certain cancers.

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Cancer Cells 'Commit Suicide' After Exposure To New Drug Combination

By | Sun, 11/17/2013 - 19:06

A new type of drug combination may significantly improve the outcome of chemotherapy by disabling the cells' ability to recognize genetic damage.

Jeff Langum

NJ Man's 17-inch Beard Wins World Beard Championship Just In Time For Movember

By | Tue, 11/05/2013 - 17:24

With No-Shave November, also known as Movember, kicking off, one NJ man has just won the top prize at the World Beard & Moustache Championships.

Devin Kohlman

Ohio Town Celebrates Early Christmas For Dying Boy With Cancer

By | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 10:39

An Ohio town came together to grant a dying boy his final wish in the form of an early Christmas featuring carols, gifts, and Santa Claus on a motorcycle.

Botox injections

Botox Injection May Treat Arthritis, Cancer Pain

By | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 13:59

A new Botox injection may alleviate arthritis and cancer pain without the side effects of painkillers.

Tanning Bed

Australia's Tanning Bed Ban Could Save Thousands Of Lives

By | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 11:17

Australian lawmakers are in the process of implementing a federal ban on all tanning beds.

cancer screening

What Are The Risks Of Cancer Screenings?

By | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 14:18

Awareness about the risks of cancer screenings appear to be low, according to researchers.

Leukemia patients

IBM’s Watson To 'Advise' MD Anderson Cancer Center

By | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 14:26

MD Anderson Cancer Center has teamed up with IBM’s Watson cognitive computer system to aid its efforts in eradicating leukemia.

Ambulance Wedding

Terminally Ill Man Gets Married On Ambulance Gurney [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 10/18/2013 - 10:10

A Georgia couple gets married during an ambulance wedding set up by friends and family after the husband's terminal lung cancer diagnosis.

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