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September 11, 2017
2 US scientists awarded Balzan Prize for cancer research
Two U.S. scientists whose work has contributed to creating immunological treatments for cancer are among the winners of this ...
September 06, 2017
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes
Two scientists who paved the way for widely used vaccines and another who discovered key players in cell growth have been ...
August 27, 2017
A first: Drug lowers heart risks by curbing inflammation
For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than ...
August 21, 2017
Leali'ifano set for Ulster stint amid recovery from cancer
Wallabies utility back Christian Leali'ifano is set to join Irish club Ulster on a short-term contract as he bids to make up ...
August 16, 2017
Austria orders recall of unapproved cancer drug
Austrian authorities have ordered a recall of a cancer medication that was put on the market without proper approval.
July 27, 2017
Shares in AstraZeneca dive as key cancer drug trial fails
Shares in Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged as much as 17 percent Thursday after a new lung cancer treatment proved ...
July 21, 2017
No dye: Cancer patients' gray hair darkened on immune drugs
Cancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark while taking novel drugs, and it has doctors scratching their ...
July 20, 2017
UK royals make pretzels, visit German cancer research center
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined a rowing regatta, visited a cancer research center and made pretzels in the ...
July 11, 2017
Dutch court confirms 12-year-old can refuse chemotherapy
An appeals judge in the Netherlands has confirmed that a 12-year-old boy does not have to undergo chemotherapy if he does not ...
July 09, 2017
Foreign doctors deem ill Chinese Nobel laureate OK to travel
Two foreign specialists who visited Liu Xiaobo said Sunday that the cancer-stricken Nobel Peace Prize laureate can safely ...
July 08, 2017
China's ailing Nobel laureate's brothers visit; fears mount
China's imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo's two brothers were being allowed to travel to a northeastern city ...
July 07, 2017
6-year-old English soccer mascot dies of cancer
Bradley Lowery, a soccer mascot who struck up a close friendship with England striker Jermain Defoe after being diagnosed ...
July 04, 2017
'Pope's hospital' put children at risk as it chased profits
Doctors and nurses at the Vatican's showcase pediatric hospital were angry: Corners were being cut. Safety protocols were ...
June 29, 2017
China defends prison care of ailing Nobel Peace laureate Liu
In the midst of a growing outcry, China appears to be responding to criticism that prison authorities failed to provide ...
June 07, 2017
Study finds pregnancy seems safe for breast cancer survivors
A study gives reassuring news for breast cancer survivors who want to have children. Those who later became pregnant were no ...
May 12, 2017
Dutch court rules 12-year-old boy can refuse chemotherapy
A judge in the Netherlands has ruled that a 12-year-old boy does not have to undergo chemotherapy if he does not want it.
April 27, 2017
Roche Q1 sales boosted by 2 new cancer medicines
Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche says revenues rose 4 percent in the first quarter, powered partly by improved U.S.
April 27, 2017
AstraZeneca Q1 upbeat on cancer drugs despite Q1 sales drop
Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca says first-quarter revenue fell amid declining sales of cholesterol treatment Crestor, ...
April 26, 2017
Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment
Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes ...
April 26, 2017
Livestrong revenue dropped again in 2015, trending up now
The Livestrong cancer charity saw a fundraising and contributions nosedive in 2015 for a third straight year after founder ...