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A woman holds a cigarette while walking on campus at The College of New Jersey. A New Jersey state senator wants to ban stores from selling tobacco products to anyone under 21.
It is well known that HPV can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well.
Two drugs from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. shrank tumors in as many as half of patients with advanced melanoma, according to early research that may pave the way for cocktails that trigger the immune system to destroy cancer.
Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today! Merck KGaA hasn't ruled out pursuing its therapeutic cancer vaccine L-BLP25 after a trial showed the treatment prolonged the lives of a group of advanced lung cancer patients by 50 percent compared with placebo.
Middle-aged men who stayed fit were less likely to die from three common cancers after being diagnosed than those who were out of shape, research found.
Health Canada has issued warnings to the general public and to healthcare professionals that the cancer treatment drug Avastin has been linked to necrotizing fasciitis, an infection commonly known as flesh-eating disease.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a test designed to detect a faulty gene that's present in about 10 percent of cases of non-small cell lung cancer .
Mother Ethel Ljubic and brother Donovan Ljubic with tattoos of the late Jason Ljubic .
On Sunday, a team of local residents will converge upon Chicago to walk a 5K in honor of a Libertyville resident who is battling stage 4 lung cancer.
The Seattle biotech said in a test of its L-BLP25 drug, conducted by Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA of Germany, "the primary endpoint of improving overall survival was not met." But in a subgroup of patients receiving a combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy , the company reported a median overall survival of 30.8 months for those ... (more)
An experimental drug that taps the power of the body's immune system to fight cancer is shrinking tumors in patients for whom other treatments have failed, an early study shows.
New overseas guidelines on who should be tested for the second-most-common cause of cancer deaths in Australian men were released recently.
Last year, Nunavut residents spent more than $43 million on tobacco products, says the chief medical officer of health's 2011-12 Tobacco Control Act Annual Report.