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British researchers have made a device that can "smell" bladder cancer in urine samples

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...ecome widely available. British researchers have made a device that can “smell” bladder cancer in urine samples Doctors have been searching for ways to spot this cancer at an earlier stage when it is more treatable. And many have been interested in odors in urine, since past work suggests dogs can be trained to recognize the scent of cancer. Prof. Chris Probert, from Liverpool Univers...

George Bush during his mission to renovate a women's cancer screening center in Zambia

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Former US President George W. Bush showed his compassionate side by spending Fourth of July at an orphanage in Lusaka, Zambia. George Bush, 66, and his wife Laura visited the Kasisi Children’s Home in Lusaka, one of the largest orphanages in the country. Pictures released during George Bush’s one-week stay in Africa show him tenderly hugging a young boy and holding a baby while his wife loo...

British researchers have explained the way cancers make a chaotic mess of their genetic code in order to thrive

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...rof. Charles Swanton said: “It is like constructing a building without enough bricks or cement for the foundations. “However, if you can provide the building blocks of DNA you can reduce the replication stress to limit the diversity in tumors, which could be therapeutic.” He admitted that it “just seems wrong” that providing the fuel for a cancer to grow could be ther...

Anastacia has been forced to cancel her European tour as she was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time

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Anastacia has been forced to cancel her European tour as she was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time. Anastacia, 44, who previously beat the disease back in 2003, has been forced to cancel her European tour after receiving the tragic news. Explaining her disappointment over the cancellation in a statement, Anastacia said: “I feel so awful to be letting down all my amazing fans who we...

High-dose vitamin C can boost the cancer-killing effect of chemotherapy in the lab and mice

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A new research suggests that high-dose vitamin C can boost the cancer-killing effect of chemotherapy in the lab and mice. Given by injection, it could potentially be a safe, effective and low-cost treatment for ovarian and other cancers, scientists at the University of Kansas say. Reporting in Science Translational Medicine, they call for large-scale government clinical trials. Pharmaceutical com...

The study shows that prostate cancer death rate was 30 per cent lower in the group taking radium-223 and patients survived for 14 months on average compared with the other group which survived 11 months on average

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The study shows that prostate cancer death rate was 30 per cent lower in the group taking radium-223 and patients survived for 14 months on average compared with the other group which survived 11 months on average   A new prostate cancer treatment (a powerful alpha radiation drug) trial has been so successful researchers have decided to stop it early. Specialists at London’s Royal Mar...

Debbie Martin, Angelina Jolie's aunt, has died of breast cancer, nearly two weeks after the Hollywood star said she had had a double mastectomy

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Debbie Martin, Angelina Jolie’s aunt, has died of breast cancer, nearly two weeks after the Hollywood star said she had had a double mastectomy to avoid such a fate. Debbie Martin passed away at the Palomar Medical Centre in Escondido on Sunday, aged 61, the hospital said. She was the sister of Angelina Jolie’s mother Marcheline Bertrand, who died of breast cancer in 2007 at the age o...

Cancer researchers charted 21 major mutations behind the vast majority of tumors

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An international team of scientists is reporting a significant milestone for cancer research after charting 21 major mutations behind the vast majority of tumors. The disruptive changes to the genetic code, reported in Nature, accounted for 97% of the 30 most common cancers. Finding out what causes the mutations could lead to new treatments. Some causes, such as smoking are known, but more than h...

Coca-Cola in the US has reduced level of 4-MI following fears that it could cause cancer

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Film critic Roger Ebert has died at 70 after a long battle with cancer

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Film critic Roger Ebert has died at 70 after a long battle with cancer, his newspaper the Chicago Sun-Times has reported. Roger Ebert, known for his thumbs-up or down television reviews with partner and friend Gene Siskel, became a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. He was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2002, losing his jaw and his ability to speak in a subsequent surgery. Roger Ebe...

Detecting melanoma cells when they start to spread into the blood stream, might be a way to improve treatment and prevention.

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...e methods used to diagnose melanoma (MRIs or CT scans). “Currently, metastatic disease, the phase of cancer where it is spreading throughout the body, is detected by performing body scans, looking for macroscopic tumors that are greater than a few millimeters in size. This method is a new paradigm where we detect cancer’s spread in the bloodstream by detecting single cells in blood samples....

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...Title is: Design of Image-guided, Photo-thermal Controlled Drug Releasing Multifunctional Nanosystem for the Treatment of Cancer Stem Cells   Angela Zhang received a  $100,000 award from Siemens Foundation for her work on finding possible ways of curing cancer patients. She is a student of: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, California     MENTOR:  Dr. Zhen Cheng, Stanford University “...

Bonnie Franklin, who played a single mom at the center of the hit TV sitcom One Day At A Time, died Friday of complications from pancreatic cancer at the age of 69

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...a single mom at the center of the hit TV sitcom One Day At A Time, died Friday of complications from pancreatic cancer at the age of 69 One Day At A Time, produced by Norman Lear, ran for nine seasons. After it ended, Bonnie Franklin scored some jobs directing and acting, most recently in guest spots on the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland and the soap opera The Young And The Restless. Bonnie Frank...

Irene Kane was best known for her female lead in Stanley Kubrick's 1955 film Killer's Kiss

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Actress Irene Kane has died in New York of pancreatic cancer at the age of 74. Irene Kane was best known for her female lead in Stanley Kubrick’s 1955 film Killer’s Kiss. The actress, who later co-authored celebrity autobiographies under her married name Chris Chase, played a dancer who falls for a boxer in Stanley Kubrick’s crime drama. Irene Kane would later say it was “...

Ralph Steinman, who won the Nobel Prize for medicine for work on fighting cancer, died of the disease himself just three days before he could be told of his award

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Ralph Steinman, a New York scientist working on a cure for cancer today won the Nobel Prize for medicine, but he had tragically died of the disease just three days ago. Ralph Steinman, 68, had been treating himself with a groundbreaking therapy based on his own research into the body’s immune system but died on September 30 after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer. The Nobel committe...

Willie Robinson, 8, died of Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2008 after begging his parents to get him medical care, according to prosecutors

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...able, death, his parents paid $87 to take their pit bull Petey to a veterinarian and have it treated for fleas. After ignoring his pleas for medical help, Willie Robinson collapsed at their home March 22, 2008. It was then Monica Hussing and William Robinson finally took him to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with cancer and died later that day. The coroner ruled the boy’s death, caused by ca...

The miraculous drug is based on colchicine, an extract from the autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale), known also as meadow saffran

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A new drug derived from autumn crocus extracts could wipe out tumors in a single treatment with minimal side effects, according to University of Bradford researchers in UK. The British researchers from University of Bradford have turned a chemical found in crocuses into a “smart bomb” that targets cancerous tumors. The most important fact is that healthy tissue is unharmed, reducing the odds of d...

Tesco announced ending of its support for the Cancer Research "Race for Life" while deciding to sponsor UK’s largest gay festival, Pride London

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Tesco announced ending of its support for the Cancer Research “Race for Life” while deciding to sponsor UK’s largest gay festival, Pride London. Tesco has triggered outrage after its decision and some religious commentators and groups have condemned its action and are calling for a boycott of the supermarket chain. The chain has worked with Cancer Research for more than ten years, rai...

British researchers have shown that a tumor-killing virus can sneak around the body by "hitchhiking" on the back of blood cells

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...by “hitchhiking” on the back of blood cells. It is hoped reoviruses can be used to treat cancer, but there were fears they would not work if the immune system could wipe them out. A study published in Science Translational Medicine showed the viruses could hide in the blood and reach their target. Experts said it was an important step in advancing cancer therapies. Reoviruses are norma...

Angelina Jolie will have more cancer-preventing surgery, after a double mastectomy last year

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...ry and have a project like Unbroken to have something to be really focused on, to be getting healthy for, and to be able to just get right back to work.” Angelina Jolie has previously explained her reasons for having the surgery, arguing she needed to minimize her risk after her mother died from ovarian cancer aged 56. Doctors estimated Angelina Jolie had an 87% risk of breast cancer and a 5...

WHO experts concluded that diesel exhausts were definitely a cause of lung cancer and may also cause tumors in the bladder

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Diesel engines exhaust fumes do cause cancer, a panel of experts working for the World Health Organization says. It concluded that the exhausts were definitely a cause of lung cancer and may also cause tumors in the bladder. It based the findings on research in high-risk workers such as miners, railway workers and truck drivers. However, the panel said everyone should try to reduce their exposure...

Drinking five or more cups of tea a day lowers the risk of advanced prostate cancer by a third

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...nk just one cup a day. Drinking five or more cups of tea a day lowers the risk of advanced prostate cancer by a third Stage II is where the tumor has grown inside the prostate gland but not spread. By stage IV the cancer has typically spread to the lymph nodes, bones or liver. It is believed naturally occurring compounds in tea called flavonoids inhibit cancer cells from forming tumors. The good...

Scottish writer Iain Banks has died aged 59, two months after announcing he had terminal cancer

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Scottish writer Iain Banks has died aged 59, two months after announcing he had terminal cancer, his family has said. The author revealed in April he was suffering from terminal gall bladder cancer and was unlikely to live for more than a year. Iain Banks was best known for his novels The Wasp Factory, The Crow Road and Complicity. In a statement, Iain Banks’ publisher said he was “an irrep...

Too much salt is bad for blood pressure and can lead to heart disease and stroke, but it can also cause cancer

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World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has advised that cutting back on salty foods such as bacon, bread and breakfast cereals may reduce people’s risk of developing stomach cancer. It wants people to eat less salt and for the content of food to be labelled more clearly. Too much salt is bad for blood pressure and can lead to heart disease and stroke, but it can also cause cancer. The recommende...

Taking a daily multivitamin pill may lower the risk of developing cancer in men

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US researchers have claimed that taking a daily multivitamin pill may lower the risk of developing cancer in men. Their study followed nearly 15,000 men, aged over 50, for more than a decade. The findings, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reported a small reduction in cancer cases in men taking vitamin pills. But experts warned that other studies had found the opposit...