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Scientists find powerhouses that fight tumours from within

Apo - Lurking deep inside some tumours are "factories" full of immune cells that help the body fight a rearguard action against cancer and are key to helping some patients recover, new research has shown.

Rep. Kelly to Trump: stop claiming credit for cancer reduction

U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken of his success in lowering U.S. cancer rates. However, this is challenged by U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly, who states the success is due to actions put in place by President Obama.

Why the algorithms assisting medics is good for health services Special

In light of the Google AI radiology news, where AI can identify breast cancer more accurately than radiologists, Joseph Mossel of Ibex Medical Analytics tells Digital Journal why such developments are good for health services worldwide.

AI beats human breast cancer diagnosis

Paris - A computer programme can identify breast cancer from routine scans with greater accuracy than human experts, researchers said in what they hoped could prove a breakthrough in the fight against the global killer.

Brazil's Bolsonaro examined for skin cancer

S - Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro said Wednesday he had been examined for skin cancer, in the latest health scare for the 64-year-old.The president was seriously injured in a knife attack while campaigning for election last year.

Review: Nathan Adrian inspirational in 'No Less of a Man' video Special

On November 26, the video "No Less of a Man," featuring eight-time Olympic medalist Nathan Adrian, was posted on the Movember YouTube page.

Criss Angel shares news that his son's cancer has returned

World-renowned magician Criss Angel revealed that his five-year-old son, Johnny Crisstopher's, cancer has returned. Three years ago, he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Microsoft is using AI to screen for cervical cancer

Microsoft has partnered with SRL Diagnostics to develop an AI Network for Pathology. The technology is being used to screen for cervical cancer in India.

Q&A: AI fighting cancer by rescuing and repurposing failed drugs Special

Lantern Pharma is aiming to change how the industry thinks about clinical testing, by analyzing historical data with AI and machine learning to get the right people in the right trials with the right drugs.

Cameron Mathison updates fans on health following kidney surgery

Emmy-nominated actor Cameron Mathison ("All My Children") updated his fans and followers on social media following his surgery for the removal of a tumor on his kidney.

Artificial intelligence is helping to improve cancer detection

The newest trend and weapon in breast cancer detection is artificial intelligence and advances with the technology is improving mammography for both patients and physicians.

Cameron Mathison reveals renal cancer diagnosis, asks for prayers

On September 9, Cameron Mathison, former star of "All My Children" opened up about his recent health diagnosis to his fans and followers on social media.

Essential Science: Soft drink consumption and mortality risk

Researchers have examined data connecting soft drink consumption and the risk of early mortality and concluded that there is a connection. This relates to an International Agency for Research on Cancer study.

Tamara Braun to participate at ovarian cancer awareness benefit

Emmy award-winning actress Tamara Braun will be participating at the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation benefit on Saturday, September 14.

Cancer now 'leading cause of death' in rich countries

Paris - Cancer has become the leading cause of death in rich nations, overtaking heart disease, according to the results of two landmark, decade-long global surveys of health trends released Tuesday.

Liquid biopsy improves personalized medicine for cancer

A new liquid biopsy medical technique promises to take personalized medicine for cancer into the future, offering better treatment options with treatment based on real-time data assessments.

The curious story of a dog's cell that turned into a cancer

A contagious canine cancer that conquered the world by spreading between dogs during mating likely arose around 6,000 years ago in Asia and spread around the globe through maritime activities, scientists say.

Can diet help cancer treatment? Study in mice offers clues

Apo - Diet is already a key part of managing diseases like diabetes and hypertension, but new research adds to a growing body of evidence that it could help cancer treatment too.

Nano-engineered cuttlefish ink may hold cancer cure

Medical technologies produce nanoparticles like photothermal agents, that when irradiated can destroy cancer cells. These synesthetic chemicals are expensive; a new research stream has turned to the humble cuttlefish for an alternative.

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.
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