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By Megan Thielking, Dylan Scott, STAT
A major new study provides evidence of a possible link between cellphone exposure and cancer, at least in rats — findings that are likely to spark a fierce new debate about the 21st century’s most ubiquitous tech gadget.
By PBS NewsHour
By Mary Jo Brooks
Gail Rudd Entrekin and her husband Charles turned to poetry to deal with the frustration, fear and anger they felt during Charles' battle with cancer.
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
33 percent of patients with HIV and lung cancer failed to receive any treatment for the cancer compared with 14 percent of those who weren’t infected.
By Todd Bookman, WHYY
The sheer number of genetic tests has exploded in the past decade or so. There are now thousands of different testable genetic disorders.
Cancer is epidemic in eastern Kentucky, a result of medical illiteracy, limited access to care, unhealthy lifestyles and poverty. In fact, life expectancy in the region is five years shorter than the rest of the nation. But state health officials…
In our news wrap Monday, tributes poured in from across the nation after former first lady Nancy Reagan’s death Sunday at age 94; President Obama offered a few words of praise for the conservative icon. Also, former president Jimmy Carter…
Elephants have 100 times more cells in their bodies than humans, which should make them far more vulnerable to cancer than we are. But less than 5 percent of elephant deaths are linked to cancer, which researchers credit to the…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $755 million for cancer research in next year's budget, bringing the total price tag for Vice President Joe Biden's cancer initiative to $1 billion.
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