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Cancer is a condition where cells in a particular part of the body develop and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy neighboring healthy tissue, including organs. There are over 200 various types of cancer, each with its method of diagnosis and treatment. In many cases, your symptoms will not be related to cancer and will be caused by other, non-cancerous health conditions.
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Could a small molecule prevent melanoma in redheads?

September 7, 2017 - 16:00
Redheaded, pale-skinned people are known to have a greater risk of melanoma, but scientists may have discovered a way to reduce this risk.

Whole grains may prevent colorectal cancer

September 7, 2017 - 15:00
A new, large-scale report finds that whole grains significantly lower the risk of colorectal cancer, while red meat increases it.

Whole grains may prevent colorectal cancer

September 7, 2017 - 15:00
A new, large-scale report finds that whole grains significantly lower the risk of colorectal cancer, while red meat increases it.

Scientists probe link between stroke and cancer

September 6, 2017 - 14:00
New research that finds that higher rates of cancer, especially advanced cancer, are diagnosed in stroke survivors than the general population.

Scientists probe link between stroke and cancer

September 6, 2017 - 14:00
New research that finds that higher rates of cancer, especially advanced cancer, are diagnosed in stroke survivors than the general population.

Killing cancer with vitamin C: Hype or hope?

September 6, 2017 - 07:00
Millions of people die from cancer each year. Find out what scientists know about vitamin C's powers to target, kill, and change the fate of cancer cells.

Killing cancer with vitamin C: Hype or hope?

September 6, 2017 - 07:00
Millions of people die from cancer each year. Find out what scientists know about vitamin C's powers to target, kill, and change the fate of cancer cells.

Brain cancer could be treated with Zika virus

September 5, 2017 - 15:00
Scientists suggest that the Zika virus can kill brain cancer stem cells. They hope to be able to safely harness it for future treatments.

Prostate cancer: Could a breast cancer drug reduce recurrence?

September 5, 2017 - 15:00
Researchers have found that PARP inhibitors - a class of drugs used to treat breast cancer - may also benefit men with prostate cancer.

Brain cancer could be treated with Zika virus

September 5, 2017 - 15:00
Scientists suggest that the Zika virus can kill brain cancer stem cells. They hope to be able to safely harness it for future treatments.

Prostate cancer: Could a breast cancer drug reduce recurrence?

September 5, 2017 - 15:00
Researchers have found that PARP inhibitors - a class of drugs used to treat breast cancer - may also benefit men with prostate cancer.

Cancer: Existing drug may prevent treatment-induced infertility

September 4, 2017 - 16:00
Researchers have found that a drug once tested as an anti-cancer treatment may actually help to prevent female infertility caused by cancer radiotherapy.

Cancer: Existing drug may prevent treatment-induced infertility

September 4, 2017 - 16:00
Researchers have found that a drug once tested as an anti-cancer treatment may actually help to prevent female infertility caused by cancer radiotherapy.

Triple-negative breast cancer: What you need to know

September 4, 2017 - 10:00
Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that is difficult to treat. Learn about risk factors, how it is diagnosed, and treatments.

Triple-negative breast cancer: What you need to know

September 4, 2017 - 10:00
Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that is difficult to treat. Learn about risk factors, how it is diagnosed, and treatments.

Synovial sarcoma: Treatment, diagnosis, and research

September 4, 2017 - 07:00
What is synovial sarcoma, what are the symptoms of synovial sarcoma, and how is it diagnosed? What causes synovial sarcoma and what is the outlook?

Patient plays saxophone while surgeons remove brain tumor

September 4, 2017 - 07:00
Music is not only a major part of Dan Fabbio's life, as a music teacher it is his livelihood.

Synovial sarcoma: Treatment, diagnosis, and research

September 4, 2017 - 07:00
What is synovial sarcoma, what are the symptoms of synovial sarcoma, and how is it diagnosed? What causes synovial sarcoma and what is the outlook?

Patient plays saxophone while surgeons remove brain tumor

September 4, 2017 - 07:00
Music is not only a major part of Dan Fabbio's life, as a music teacher it is his livelihood.

Breast cancer charities: How to make an impact

September 2, 2017 - 13:00
There are many breast cancer charities to donate to, but where will a donation make the most impact? We look at the different breast cancer charities.