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“Cancer”

May 22, 2015 05:23 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
The low rates of sunscreen use likely mean the high rates of the most common cancer -- melanoma -- won't be dropping soon. Continue reading →
May 1, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Wellness guru Belle Gibson claimed her special diet and holistic treatments cured her cancer, but she never had cancer. Continue reading →
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.
Apr 8, 2015 04:10 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A new method could make pinpointing tumors surgically precise.
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 →
Mar 9, 2015 12:55 PM ET // Discovery News
A trained scent dog accurately identified whether patients' urine samples had thyroid cancer or were benign 88.2 percent of the time.
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