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cancer

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Gag-filled 'Deadpool' regenerates gory, immature hilarity for grown-ups (review)

"Deadpool" marks the triumphant return of the R-rated comic book hero with blunt-force, rapid-fire comedy. Hope you like your jokes vulgar, juvenile and very meta.

By 7 February 2016

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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By 6 February 2016

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Everything you need to know about Deadpool before 'Deadpool'

At a loss when it comes to Marvel's Merc with a Mouth? Let's jump in at the shallow end and wade through the Deadpool. (That's funny because his name is Wade.)

By 10 February 2016

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Injured football player may wear 3D-printed brace in Super Bowl

Carolina Panthers All-Pro linebacker Thomas Davis could suit up with a custom-printed arm brace to protect a nasty fracture during the biggest game of his life.

By 5 February 2016