Cancer Group asks Women to be Brazen Online

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Canadian women are being asked to bare their breasts online in a brazenly novel campaign meant to keep them cancer-free. Hundreds of women have already uploaded their images -- including at least 20 breast cancer...

6 Year Study: Mobile Phones Will Not Cause Cancer

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The Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research Program conducted a six year study, possibly the largest investigation so far into health risks associated with mobile telephone technology, and concluded that mobile phones will not cause cancer...

Blue Jean Dye Kills Cancer Cells

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The dye in your blue jeans could soon be used to kill cancer cells, say scientists. UK researchers are employing tiny gold "nanoparticles", 1/5000th the thickness of a human hair, to deliver the chemical compound...

Pokemon USA Threatens to Sue Cancer Researchers

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Nintendo subsidiary threatens legal action to keep scientists from referring to cancer-causing gene by the nickname "Pokemon." In January's issue of the science journal Nature, Pier Paolo Pandolfi of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering...

Tiny robot to help cancer diagnosis

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British scientists are developing a tiny robot to fit inside MRI machines, which will improve the accuracy of biopsies taken to screen for prostate cancer. Needle biopsies are currently taken from the...

Cancer Stem Cells Hint at Cure

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Researchers have discovered cells that continually replenish leukemia tumors. Killing these infinitely renewing cells could be key to halting the disease. A genetic mutation causes the leukemia cells to divide out of control and allows...

Jobs has surgery for cancer

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Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs underwent surgery this weekend to remove a cancerous tumor in his pancreas, but told employees in an e-mail that the surgery was successful and said he expects to be back...

IBM Helps University on Cancer Research Computer

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp. IBM.N on Wednesday said it is working with the University of Pennsylvania on a large computer that will store mammogram data, helping doctors screen for breast cancer...

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