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Achin' for bacon? Processed meats increase cancer risk, WHO says

Global researchers convened by the World Health Organization examine more than 800 studies and conclude that consuming processed meats can increase the risk for colorectal cancer.

By 27 October 2015


How do elephants keep cancer at bay?

The majestic elephant is unusually resistant to cancer, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists for decades. The answer may lie in its genes.

By 9 October 2015


Cancer patient receives 3D-printed sternum and ribs

In the first surgical operation of its kind, a cancer patient has been fitted with a 3D-printed titanium sternum and ribs.

By 11 September 2015


Samsung pledges $85M to help cancer-stricken workers

The electronics giant will also use the cancer fund to improve worker safety at its manufacturing facilities around the world.

By 4 August 2015


Rapping scientist lays the diss on cancer

A PhD student developing a new drug that could improve chemotherapy treatment and patient survival rates has described his research over some sick beats.

By 16 March 2015


Sneaky 'nanobeacon' delivers smackdown to cancer cells' defenses

By silencing a mechanism that allows cancer cells to reject anti-cancer drugs, a new breakthrough out of MIT and Harvard could dramatically increase the efficacy of treatment.

By 4 March 2015


Many types of cancers are merely bad luck, study shows

Rather than being caused by lifestyle choices, many cancers are merely the result of freak mutations, says a new US study.

By 4 January 2015


'Godmother' of cannabis meets her tech-happy children at SF pot summit

The inaugural New West Summit -- devoted to the marriage of pot, tech, business and media -- serves as the site for a kind of passing of the torch. Or should we say a passing of the pipe?

By 23 November 2015


Need weed? Now you can get pot delivered to your door

California's loosening laws are making it easy for on-demand services to deliver marijuana to patients stuck at home.

By 21 November 2015


Dying man granted 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' screening

Star Wars fan Daniel Fleetwood, who's dying of cancer, isn't sure he'll survive to the movie's release date. So the Internet comes to the rescue.

By 6 November 2015