Cancer news


Patients with head and neck cancer 'uniquely disadvantaged,' face higher medical expenses

22 April 2019
Patients with head and neck cancer had higher medical expenses than patients with other cancer types, creating a substantial added burden for an ... READ MORE >

Public support key to Japan's cancer fight

21 April 2019
Against this backdrop, the establishment of the Japan Cancer Society (JCS) on Aug. 1, 1958, was enthusiastically backed by Japanese society. READ MORE >

Brett Kenny has Matty Johns sweating after lighthearted joke about cancer battle

21 April 2019
Parramatta legend Brett Kenny had Matty Johns sweating bullets after the legendary five-eighth made a lighthearted joke about his cancer battle. READ MORE >

UH Cancer Center, HMSA look for ways to reduce tests for breast cancer patients

21 April 2019
The University of Hawaii Cancer Center and Hawaii Medical Service Association are partnering on the first clinical trial that focuses on whether routine ... READ MORE >

On cancer and credit cards: Speaking her truth to the guys in suits

21 April 2019
“The thing is, I have breast cancer,” Raymond told members of the Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee. “And I have an ... READ MORE >

Face of bowel cancer campaign regrets not going to GP sooner

21 April 2019
Anaru Turei Gray can't save his own life, but hopes fronting a national bowel cancer campaign prevents other premature deaths. The Christchurch ... READ MORE >

Quadring teenager has 'Ultimate Backstage Experience' in London through Teenage Cancer Trust ...

21 April 2019
A cancer-surviving student from Quadring has enjoyed a “truly amazing” day of a lifetime through the generosity of a national charity. Molly Trevor (17) ... READ MORE >

Facebook criticised by cancer support groups after blocking accounts that share surgery scar images

21 April 2019
Breast cancer campaigners have branded Facebook's decision to remove post-mastectomy images and ban users as “damaging”, while charities said ... READ MORE >

'I got the same terminal cancer that killed my dad - and so did my brother'

21 April 2019
Tragically, history repeated itself when Rene was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer in December 2018, just six months after he began to feel ... READ MORE >

Bowel cancer: Symptoms, prevention and treatment - essential facts

21 April 2019
April is Bowel Cancer Awareness month, so we spoke to Deborah Gilbert, chief executive of charity Bowel & Cancer Research, to find out everything ... READ MORE >

Survival rate for breast cancer rises in China

21 April 2019
BEIJING, April 21 (Xinhua) -- The five-year survival rate for Chinese breast cancer patients has reached 83.2 percent, up 7.3 percent over the past ... READ MORE >

Cancer warning - why you should never ignore this pain in your chest

21 April 2019
Cancer is a deadly disease that's caused by specific cells in the body reproducing uncontrollably, according to the NHS. These cancerous cells can ... READ MORE >

Prom comes to high school senior battling cancer in hospital

21 April 2019
“When your future's uncertain, you don't dwell on it,” Russ Moser, Julia's father said. Julia has stage 4 brain cancer. “Oh, it breaks my heart,” Russ said. READ MORE >

Cheer coach at risk of losing voice to second cancer diagnosis

21 April 2019
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - She beat thyroid cancer in 2013, now Crystal Montoya is fighting another cancer and it could severely hinder what ... READ MORE >

A 4 year-old fighting cancer is denied coverage for a treatment that could save him

21 April 2019
As families get together to celebrate during the Easter weekend, little Bentley Hayden's mother is scared that this might be her last Easter with him. READ MORE >

A woman reportedly faked having terminal cancer and went to extreme lengths to deceive family ...

21 April 2019
Alysha Goring, 26, from Melbourne allegedly fabricated the diagnosis and said she was suffering with liver cancer and had been diagnosed with a ... READ MORE >

Woman allegedly faked cancer to con thousands of dollars

21 April 2019
A woman reportedly faked having terminal cancer and went to extreme lengths to deceive family, friends and strangers to hand over thousands of ... READ MORE >

Artificial intelligence hunts cancer faster than doctors, can aid them

21 April 2019
Artificial intelligence algorithms coupled with top data science can hunt cancer faster than an expert radiation oncologist, new research published in ... READ MORE >

Coming Together for 2 Month Old with Cancer

21 April 2019
SCRANTON, Pa. -- A community is rallying behind a newborn diagnosed with cancer. Friends and family held a benefit for 2-month-old Colden ... READ MORE >

'Life was good': Woman pens own heartbreaking obituary before dying of cancer

21 April 2019
Leiomyosarcoma is a rare type of cancer that impacts smooth muscle tissue and is commonly found in the abdomen. Matheson had been given just a ... READ MORE >