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'Sticky' nanoparticles help boost body's cancer defenses

Following cancer treatment the immune system will start to track down and kill cancerous cells. To enhance this process researchers have experimented with nanoparticles, designed to enhance cancer treatment.

New prostate cancer test helps target treatment

London - A new prostate cancer blood test can help to target treatment by pinpointing more precisely where cancerous cells are. This fist with the paradigm of precision medicine.

Everyday chemical in new cancer risk

A new study highlights a concern with byproducts of alcohol (called aldehydes). These chemicals can, under certain conditions, trigger cancer by altering the ability of human cells to repair damaged DNA.

One million sign petition for EU weedkiller ban

Strasbourg - More than one million people have signed a petition demanding the EU ban the Monsanto weedkiller glyphosate over fears it causes cancer, campaigners said Thursday.

Zara founder's cancer donation stirs controversy in Spain

Madrid - The billionaire founder of clothing giant Zara is donating 320 million euros ($361 million) in cutting-edge cancer-fighting equipment to hospitals in Spain, an act that has raised stinging criticism -- to the dismay and incredulity of patients.

Liquid biopsies allow for painless cancer detection

Painless cancer detection could become commonplace following the scientific development of 'liquid biopsies'. Biopsies currently require the use of invasive techniques.

Breakthrough in battling bowel cancer

Belfast - Researchers from Northern Ireland have adopted a genomic approach to understanding bowel (colorectal) cancer. The aim is to develop a process to improve prognosis, which could aid patients.

Pregnancy not dangerous for women who had breast cancer

Chicago - Becoming pregnant after a diagnosis of breast cancer does not raise the risk of the cancer returning, said the largest study of its kind to date, released Saturday at a major cancer conference.

Treatment extends life for some with advanced prostate cancer

Chicago - Adding a new anti-hormonal drug to the standard treatment for advanced prostate cancer has been shown to reduce the risk of dying by almost 40 percent, according to two studies published Saturday.

Tea consumption leads to 'positive' epigenetic changes

The consumption of tea may lead to beneficial changes in women, according to a new study. This relates to epigenetics and the genes that appear to turn cancer 'on and off'.

Oldest cancer case in Central America discovered

It was only by chance that a bioarchaeologist came across a box on a shelf in Panama City with a bag of skeletal bones inside, and that was quite a find. However, the scientist noticed something strange on the humerus of one arm - A lumpy, calcified mass.

Review: 5th annual Pink Tie event was a massive success on Long Island Special

Woodbury - On May 22, the fifth annual Pink Tie event took place on Long Island and it was a massive success all around. It was held at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.

Dynamic chemistry produces nano-derived anticancer drugs

Aalto University in Finland scientists have produced a new range of anticancer nanomaterials inspired by volcano-induced dynamic chemistry of the deep ocean. The process involves creating synthesized zinc peroxide nanoparticles.

New lung cancer detection AI technology launched

A new artificial intelligence platform, tested out in China, allows radiologists to rapidly interpret CT scans and X-rays, for the detection of lung cancer. Earlier reads of patient conditions enables treatment to be given faster.

Altering amino acids incapacitates cancer

Amino acids are necessary for life. When these molecules go wrong they can trigger the formation of cancerous cells. New research suggests targeting two amino acids can stop cancerous cell growth.

Want to live longer? Then cycle to work

Glasgow - Want to live longer? Reduce your risk of cancer? Lowe the chance of heart disease? The answer is to cycle to work, according to a new health study.

Italy declares man's brain tumor linked to his mobile phone use

The Italian court, in Ivrea, has ruled that a man's brain tumor is linked to his mobile phone use. This is based on extensive smartphone use. The connection is, however, questioned by experts.

Spanish academics charged for selling 'fake' cancer drug

Madrid - Two Spanish university professors and three other suspects have been charged over the alleged sale of a "fake" cancer drug that raked in more than 600,000 euros, police said Tuesday.

Pancreatic cancer connected to mouth bacteria

New York City - The oral microbiome (that bacteria found in the mouth) can, if imbalanced, enhance the risk of a person developing pancreatic cancer. The finding adds to growing reports about the association between human microbes and disease.

Antibiotics are a potential link to bowel cancer precursor

A new study has found that people who take antibiotics over long time are more at risk of developing growths on the bowel that could be a precursor to cancer.

The pain and defiance of 'Shoah' maker Lanzmann

Paris - "I am completely against death," declared Claude Lanzmann, the maker of the landmark documentary on the Holocaust, "Shoah", who lost his 23-year-old son Felix to cancer two months ago.

Major study reveals 12 new variants for ovarian cancer

Cambridge - A review of 100,00 samples of DNA taken from 17,000 patients has revealed 12 new genetic variants of ovarian cancer. This suggests the disease is more complex, and potentially harder to treat, than previously known.

Nine US deaths linked to breast implant-associated cancer

Washington - Nine women are believed to have died in the United States from a rare cancer linked to breast implants, US health officials said Tuesday, with more than 350 cases of the disease recorded nationwide.

Treaty slows global tobacco use by 2.5%: WHO

Paris - Tobacco use fell by 2.5 percent worldwide a decade after the first global health treaty went into effect, World Health Organization researchers said Wednesday.

Urine samples can be used for early cancer screening

Detecting cancer early increases the chance of survival. Many laboratories are undertaking research to help detect cancer early. One breakthrough is with screening urine from patients to look for indicator biological markers.

First use of graphene to find cancer cells

Much has been written about graphene and its flexible structure and highly conductive properties. Most early applications have been with electronics. Now attention turns to medical use.

Precious metal zeros in on cancer

A newly developed organo-metal compound has been shown to successfully infiltrate cancer cells and zeroing in on the cellular mitochondria, which causes the destruction of cancer cells.

New microsite for cancer research breakthroughs

Toronto - The Canadian Cancer Society has developed a new microsite to allow for the reporting of cancer and associated health topics. One aim of the site is to assist journalists covering cancer research topics.

Sister Hazel to run 100 miles for Cancer Foundation of Florida

Alternative band Sister Hazel will be running 100 miles on May 20, in an effort to raise money for the Cancer Foundation of the Florida Keys.

IBM's Watson assists with cancer screening

Jupiter Medical Center in Florida has adopted IBM's supercomputer Watson for its oncology service, becoming the first hospital to so. The artificial intelligence platform will aid in cancer treatment decisions by providing doctors with data insights.
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2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai, India
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2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai, India
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Graduation seat reserved for student who lost his life to cancer.
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