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cancer

‘I thought this was the end’

A rare cancer therapy gives a Michigan man a second chance at life.

Patient Story

‘Scared to death’

The medicine that saved Martha McMurry’s life also damaged her heart. Today she’s cancer-free, and her heart is on the rebound.

Study: E-cig vapors laden with toxic metals

Coils that heat the liquid nitrogen may contaminate the resulting vapor with lead, chromium, manganese and nickel.

It may be winter, but keep that sunscreen handy

Four easy steps to best protect your skin from the sun.

Cancer ‘vaccine’ rids body of multiple cancer types—in mice

But will it work in humans?

Study: Nicotine in e-cigarettes might cause cancers

Findings could spur public policies to require lower nicotine levels in tobacco cigarettes and increase regulation of e-cigarettes.

The taste of healing

A 75-year-old world traveler battled through cancer treatment to reclaim the joys of adventure.

‘A big move forward’

One-stop blood test shows early promise in detecting eight types of cancer.

Screening, treatment cut breast cancer deaths in half

Mammography is an important contributor to the reduction in breast cancer mortality.

Patient Story

Saved by his stem cells

At age 17, Joshua Do had never heard of Ewing sarcoma—or the promising treatment known as autologous stem cell transplant.

BRCA awareness surges

Celebrities and media have likely played a role in boosting awareness about genetic testing for abnormal breast cancer genes.

Patient Story

‘I’d rather be fighting fires’

A township fire chief is forced away from the flames to fight a new battle—against cancer.