Learn all about the Pap smear, a screening tool to detect cervical cancer cells. This article looks at Pap smear results and what age you should have one.
Touched Music has released its third charity compilation in an effort to raise money to fight cancer. Touched 3 features tracks by Holly Herndon, Autchere, Bibio, Kid Koala, Nils Frahm, Amon Tobin, Balam Acab, and more. All of the proceeds...Show More Summary
Actress Shannen Doherty admits she isn't thinking about the future as she battles breast cancer.
Telomerase provides the primary mechanism by which cells lengthen their telomeres. In our species only stem cells and cancer cells do this, while in mice more types of cell use more telomerase. Telomere length determines the limit to cell divisions, a little of the length being lost each time a cell divides. Show More Summary
The soul singer, the subject of a new documentary that chronicles her career and cancer struggles, tells of a hard new turn in her story.
Shannen Doherty is doing the impossible. The former Charmed actress is battling breast cancer in a public forum, risking the harsh judgments of cyberbullies and her own critics, while also trying to keep the positive attitude so necessary in battling any form of cancer. Show More Summary
Australian radiologist Mark Udovitch knows his patients are in for the fight of their life as they battle to overcome cancer, and he also knows how costly that battle can be. Which is why Mark started the Dry July fundraising campaign, so he could financially assist adults living with cancer in Sydney and raise cancer awareness at the same time. Show More Summary
by Julia Raban A cab driver named Rex who has just been diagnosed with terminal cancer drives across the harsh, repetitive Australian outback—spending days in the car, traveling all the way to Darwin—to take advantage of newly passed right-to-die legislation. Show More Summary
Every surgical procedure, every drug comes with possible risks, but abortion activists constantly fight laws requiring that abortion facilities inform women of the possible risks of abortion. The latest fight is playing out in Texas, where the state requires that abortion facilities provide women with an informed consent booklet before they have an abortion. The […]
Our hearts break for Shannen Doherty. In an exclusive interview set to air Monday on Entertainment Tonight, Shannen became extremely emotional when discussing her breast cancer diagnosis. The actress first went public with her disease last year. Video: Shannen Talks Cancer With Dr. Oz Despite all the support from her husband, former costars, and loved ones, the actress [...]
A Canadian mother with cancer managed to rescue 4 teen boys from a cliff's edge, drawing on strength she didn't know she had.
Eric Berry arrived at Chiefs training camp before he was required to last season, so eager was the All-Pro safety to get back on the field after undergoing treatment for cancer.
Investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed a hydrogel patch that can adhere to tumors in a preclinical model of colon cancer, delivering a local, combination treatment as the elastic gel breaks down over time. The new...Show More Summary
Results of preclinical studies by MUSC investigators reported in the July 2016 issue of PLOS One, demonstrate for the first time that the transcription factor KLF12 promotes CRC cell growth, in part, by activating EGR1. Furthermore, data demonstrate that KLF12 and EGR1 levels synergistically correlate with poor CRC prognoses. read more
The booklet is in public comment period and included language commonly used by pro-life advocates.
Singer Matthew West took to social media to reflect on Heaven and honor the life of his uncle, Doug, who died this week from cancer.
The “A Woman’s Right to Know” pamphlet, published by the state, has not been updated since 2003. The pamphlet includes the medically dubious link between abortion care and breast cancer, among other medical inaccuracies common in anti-choice literature. The post Texas Pro-Choice Advocates Push Back Against State’s Anti-Choice Pamphlet appeared first on Rewire.
The 46 Mommas campaign takes its name from a grim stat: Every day, 46 mothers in North America are told that their child has cancer. The mommas are out to lower that number.
Researchers from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory demonstrate a drug therapy that suppresses antioxidants, resulting in the death of pancreatic cancer cells.
Ever known anyone who has suffered from cancer, AIDS or infertility? They may have Henrietta Lacks to thank for their treatment. To this day humankind is benefiting from the impact of her life.