articles tagged: cancer
screening for cancer with a microscopic amount of gold
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screening for cancer with a microscopic amount of gold

Researchers may have found a cheap, easy, and far less invasive way to screen for cancer than conventional scans and biopsies. But there’s still a lot to test before it makes its way to your doctor’s office.

why an organic apple a day won’t keep cancer away
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why an organic apple a day won’t keep cancer away

A clean, healthy diet and an exercise regimen will add years to your life. But there’s no evidence that it will prevent a cancer diagnosis.

the state of california vs. coffee
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the state of california vs. coffee

A California law mandating disclosure of any potentially cancer-causing chemicals is starting to cross the line from useful advice into eye-rolling alarmism.

viruses that fight cancer, coming to an oncologist near you
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viruses that fight cancer, coming to an oncologist near you

The first cancer-fighting gene therapy has been approved by the FDA, a major step towards turning cancers into manageable diseases.

how scientists triggered the internet aporkalypse, and why you can still enjoy your bacon
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how scientists triggered the internet aporkalypse, and why you can still enjoy your bacon

Media reports about the carcinogenic properties of bacon have been greatly exaggerated thanks to the extremely confusing way IARC classifies studies.

what do we do with what elephants taught us about preventing cancers?
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what do we do with what elephants taught us about preventing cancers?

We finally know why elephants are more resistant to cancers than humans. Can we use the same strategy they do?

an age extension drug too good to be true?
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an age extension drug too good to be true?

A new potential life-extension drug is performing extremely well in mice. Will these results translate well to humans?

when the end may actually justify the means
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when the end may actually justify the means

PornHub wants to raise money for breast cancer research and got shot down by prominent charities. That was a huge mistake.

how about some paranoia with your new phone?
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how about some paranoia with your new phone?

The city of San Francisco wants cell phone makers to display information showing that their phones are harmless in the most menacing and confusing way possible.

a new, smarter weapon against cancer cells?
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a new, smarter weapon against cancer cells?

The first nanoweapons in the war on cancer are finally here and they're showing a lot of promise.

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