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“Cancer”

Apr 20, 2015 02:50 PM ET
South Korea appears to be facing an epidemic of thyroid cancer. But it's not because of an actual increase in the disease, only an increase in the number of people being screened for it.
Apr 15, 2015 12:50 PM ET
Treating brain tumors by feeding them polio? Injecting tumor victims with scorpion venom? Huh?! It may sound odd, but those are two quite serious new tumor-busting methods under study right now.
Mar 24, 2015 09:00 AM ET // AFP
Although tests showed she was not in the early stages of cancer, Jolie said she chose to go ahead with the surgery because of her family history.
Mar 12, 2015 12:53 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Connecticut teenager forced by the Supreme Court to accept cancer treatments is in remission. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2015 07:23 AM ET
Everybody knows soda isn't exactly at the tip-top of a healthy diet, and now a new study finds a particular ingredient in the fizzy drinks has generated evidence of tumors in mice! Is it safe to have our pop?
Jan 21, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
People who drink coffee regularly may be protected against malignant melanoma, the leading cause of skin-cancer death in the U.S.
Jan 12, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
DNA has been observed moving from one cell to another for the first time in animals.
Jan 8, 2015 12:27 PM ET
You've no doubt been hearing a lot in the news of late about your e-reader, and how it's going to give you insomnia and maybe even cancer. But before you toss your favorite reader out with the next trash night, get the real scoop from Julian.
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