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Q&A: How fruit flies aid personalized cancer treatments Special

London - London-based startup My Personal Therapeutics are pioneering the use of fruit fly avatars and big data to create fully personalized cancer treatments for patients. To find out more, we've interviewed founder Laura Towart.

For stomach cancer, aerosol chemotherapy offers breath of hope

Dijon - "Classic chemotherapywas awful... but with this treatment, I feel hope," says French pensioner Jacques Braud, who is undergoing treatment for stomach cancer with a new form of therapy dispersed by aerosol.

Canada funds A.I. startup to create Country-wide health network

Montreal - Montreal radiology startup, Imagia aims to create a Canada-wide health data platform. In collaboration with the Terry Fox Research Institute and a $49 million grant from the Canadian government, they will make personalized health care a clinical reality.

Nathan Adrian talks USA Swimming Foundation, health and success Special

New York - Eight-time Olympic medalist Nathan Adrian sat down and chatted with this journalist at a hotel in New York City about the USA Swimming Foundation, the 2019 "Make A Splash" Tour. He also opened up about his health and shared his definition of success.

Monsanto ordered to pay $2 bn in latest Roundup blow

San Francisco - In a third major legal blow to Bayer-owned Monsanto and its weedkiller Roundup, a jury in California has ordered the chemicals giant to pay more than $2 billion in damages to a couple that sued on grounds the product caused their cancer, lawyers said.

Parent outrage as sick US teacher forced to pay for substitute

Los Angeles - Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute.

In first for EU, anti-skin cancer drug approved

Paris - French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi on Friday said the European Medicines Agency had conditionally approved its anti-cancer drug Libtayo, the first drug of its kind to be authorised for use in the EU.

In world first, France bans breast implants linked to rare cancer

Paris - France on Thursday became the first country to ban a type of breast implant that has been linked to a rare form of cancer.The ban covers certain types of implants with a textured surface or polyurethane coating.

France to ban popular breast implants over cancer risk: media

Paris - France is to ban a popular type of breast implant which has been linked to a rare form of cancer, Le Monde newspaper and French public radio reported Wednesday, citing a letter from health authorities to implant manufacturers.

Cancer deaths falling for half decade in EU: study

Paris - The death rate from cancer has been falling for half a decade in the EU, researchers said Tuesday, although the overall number is expected to rise to 1.4 million this year due to an expanding population.

Nathan Adrian opens up about cancer diagnosis on the 'Today' show

On February 26, 2019, eight-time Olympic medalist Nathan Adrian was interviewed on NBC News' Today, where he gives an update on his health.

Obesity-linked cancers on the rise in young adults

Paris - A sharp increase in the rate of obesity-linked cancers among young adults in the United States could foreshadow a reversal in the overall decline in cancer mortality, researchers warned Monday.

Michael Ferguson, Canada’s auditor general is dead at 60

Michael Ferguson, Canada's auditor general for the past seven years, has died from cancer at the age of 60, according to a statement released on Saturday.

Olympic medalist Nathan Adrian reveals he has testicular cancer

Five-time Olympic gold medalist and world champion swimmer Nathan Adrian revealed that he is battling testicular cancer.

AI program aims to power-up medical research

A new venture called the Open aiForward program has called upon medical researchers to ‘power up’ and advance research into new medicines and diseases using artificial intelligence for no additional cost.

Essential Science: New drug combination could treat melanoma

Rates of melanoma are increasing worldwide, making it increasingly a matter of medical importance. A new drug combination, which is effective against the skin cancer, could save millions of lives each year.

AI can boost cancer drug discovery

Drug discovery is a long and often arduous process, with the typical time to market being 14 years and costs running into the billions per drug. AI offers a means to accelerate the development process and reduce costs.

The Journey Home Project helps U.S. veterans battling cancer

Nashville - In November of 2018, Charlie Daniels' The Journey Home Project donated $50,000 to the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

General Hospital actors to partake in 'Teal's Got Talent' benefit

Philadelphia - On May 4, 2019, it was announced that the "Teal's Got Talent" competition will take place at the Helium Comedy Club in Philadelphia. This event benefits the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation.

Topless, singing Serena sparks internet breast cancer stir

Sydney - Tennis superstar Serena Williams caused an internet sensation Sunday by posing topless for a video while singing "I Touch Myself" to raise awareness for breast cancer.

Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases: study

Paris - More than half of all countries will likely fail to hit the UN target of reducing premature deaths from a quartet of chronic diseases by a third before 2030, researchers said Friday.

New drug developed to treat pancreatic cancer

A new drug for pancreatic cancer has been developed by a college of pharmacy researchers. The new product could lead to the formation of a new strategy to fight cancer. The medicine targets two genes at the same time.

Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention

Paris - Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease's global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis. An estimated 18.

Cancer in Europe: more cases but fewer deaths

London - The number of cancer cases has continued to rise across Europe, however mortality rates from the disease have fallen, according to the World Health Organization's "European Health Report", published Wednesday. Some 2.

Researchers develop AI platform to detect cancer group

A research group have applied artificial intelligence to assess how cancers can progress and evolve. The aim is to enable medics to use personalized treatments for individual patients, thereby boosting survival rates.

Zero tolerance: no safe level of alcohol, study says

Paris - Even an occasional glass of wine or beer increases the risk of health problems and dying, according to a major study on drinking in 195 nations that attributes 2.8 million premature deaths worldwide each year to booze.

'My Hair, Your Hair': Bosnians weave wigs for kids with cancer

Sarajevo - Ajla Nizic did not know what cancer was when she was diagnosed with it at age four."But I knew that I lost my hair," said the Bosnian leukaemia survivor who is now 19 years old.

Bloomberg targets Big Tobacco's 'underhanded tactics'

Paris - Billionaire former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday gave a trio of anti-tobacco crusaders $20 million to up their game against an industry aggressively marketing its deadly wares worldwide, especially in developing countries.

Syria's first lady diagnosed with breast cancer: presidency

Damascus - The wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has begun treatment for early-stage breast cancer, the presidency said on Wednesday.

Australia scientists develop 'world first' melanoma blood test

Sydney - Australian researchers said Wednesday they have developed a blood test for melanoma in its early stages, calling it a "world first" breakthrough that could save many lives.
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