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Carly Fiorina treated for breast cancer

A representative for the former chief of Hewlett-Packard says her prognosis for full recovery is excellent.

By March 2, 2009


Facebook and MySpace: Raising the risk of cancer?

A psychologist claims that spending too much time on social-networking sites raises your risk of serious illness. It's not psychological; it's biological.

By February 18, 2009


'Star Wars'-like light syringe could target cancer

A novel method out of Scotland is capable of firing a laser beam accurate enough to puncture a hole in an individual cell.

By November 25, 2008


Play game to fight AIDS, cancer, Alzheimer's

Foldit is a SETI@home-like project for protein mapping in which humans are the computers and disease-fighting research becomes a game.

By October 24, 2008


23andMe launches breast cancer networking project

Genetic-test start-up will reach out to participants affected by breast cancer or genetically at risk for it. Company mum on whether established research groups will take part.

By October 2, 2008


Meet Spider-Man, fight cancer

The organization Stand up to Cancer has teamed up with eBay to auction off a number of entertainment experiences, including a trip to the set of "Spider-Man 4."

By August 28, 2008


Handheld breath sensor could help detect cancer

University of Oklahoma researchers are working on a test that measures suspected cancer biomarkers in the breath and could lead to an easy-to-use detection device.

By August 27, 2008


Green news harvest: Electronic ink; oil in the Arctic; and cancerous countertops?

A sampling of green-tech news, including the potentially large role for biogas in energy mix; oil riches in the Arctic; and GE's $50 million for clean tech in Abu Dhabi.

By July 25, 2008


Cancer doc urges cell phone precaution

Dr. Ronald B. Herberman, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, sends list of precautionary measures to faculty and staff.

By July 24, 2008


Games consoles cure cancer, Apple fails at simple activation

It's not the world's best kept secret that the global iPhone 3G launch didn't go down on a list of greatest successes and I sincerely hope no one is surprised

By July 18, 2008