The cancer moonshot Blue Ribbon panel releases a 10-point plan for fighting the multifaceted disease, as Congress deliberates the funds for the initiative.
By Ike Swetlitz, STAT
The goal is to use Watson’s natural language processing to mine the medical literature and a patient’s records to provide treatment advice.
By PBS NewsHour
Comedian Tig Notaro lost her mother, ended a long-term relationship and got diagnosed with breast cancer all in the same year. It was, she says, more than she could handle, but it also spurred a writing spree that helped her…
By Bob Tedeschi, STAT
In the poorest communities spanning Appalachia, cancer is often a death sentence. But one woman has launched a number of initiatives to try to help.
By Sheila Kaplan, STAT
The new study of cancer risk from cellphones marks a big change in what researchers think they know about the dangers — which is why it’s sure to get an extra close look from scientists, industry, and government regulators.
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 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.
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