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A formal complaint has been filed against MTV for its promotion of tanning during episodes of Jersey Shore.
Michelle Heaton outside the ITV studios in London.
A new study being published in the British Medical journal estimates that 170,000 new cases every year of non-melanoma skin cancer can be tied to indoor tanning beds.
The University of Michigan has developed a way to use nude pictures to fight skin cancer.
Australian scientists are looking in to using spider venom as a cure for breast cancer.
Teenagers are so obsessed with having good tans for prom that they are ignoring a boom in melanoma.
Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier has died at the age of 67. Frazier died of complications from liver cancer.
Champion boxer Joe Frazier may be near death, according to reports.
Star Wars is taking the fight to cancer.
Trial lawyers are beginning to ramp up lawsuits against drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical Company for their diabetes drug Actos.
Emma Stone is using the force for good.
Steve Jobs, the co-founder and CEO of Apple, has resigned his position.
(National Confidential) — Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez claims that a cancerous tumor was removed from his body via surgery in Cuba. In a recorded message Chavez referred to “cancerous cells” supposedly in a tumor that was removed.
40,000 participants joined the Susan G. Komen foundation to race for a breast cancer cure on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. 45 congressional offices participated in the race.
Suzanne Mizzi “Mizzi, who later became an artist, made her modelling debut when she was 17 and became a household name overnight in the mid 1980s. By 21, the Maltese-born blonde had signed a big-money deal for her own lingerie range at high street chain Dorothy Perkins, and went on to become the face of [...]
“Rising oral cancer rates among men has troubled doctors for a while, but tobacco might not be to blame for the increase. The uptick could be linked to HPV, a sexually-transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer among women. Researchers say the virus can be transmitted through oral sex.” READ MORE
“Kristen LaBrie has been sentenced to 8-10 years in prison with five years of probation following that. The Salem, Massachusetts woman was convicted of attempted murder in the death of her son, Jeremy Fraser. ” READ MORE
Etta James picture A representative for ETTA JAMES has asked fans to pray for the cancer-fighting blues star as she approaches her 73rd birthday. It emerged earlier this month (Jan11) that the At Last singer is gravely ill and undergoing treatment for leukaemia in California. READ MORE
Woman Smoking picture A new study has uncovered the fact that smoking cigarettes begins to damage the human body in minutes, not years. The study, published in Chemical Research in Toxicology, shows that cancer-causing chemicals begin to form quickly after smoking begins. READ MORE
Oregon Senator Ron Wyden released the following statement, revealing he has prostate cancer: “After my annual physical in late November, I was diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer. After reviewing all the options with multiple physicians, I decided to take a proactive approach and have surgery, which will be performed December 20 at Johns Hopkins [...]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has begun the process of revoking approval of Avastin to treat advanced breast cancer READ MORE
Aretha Franklin picture Aretha Franklin has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, according to reports. Last month, the Queen of Soul cancelled all public appearances due to an unspecified illness, and on 2 December underwent surgery in Detroit. The operation was “highly successful”, the singer’s spokesperson said, but her family is reportedly “very concerned”. READ MORE
Findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition, which included some 126,920 post-menopausal women, were presented at a conference of the American Association for Cancer Research this week in Philadelphia. After nine years of follow-up, 424 ovarian cancers had been diagnosed. Even after controlling for body mass index, smoking, and several other risk [...]
Eva La Rue arrives at the Stand Up To Cancer event Eva La Rue picture
Walter Hawkins picture “Walter Hawkins, a Grammy Award-winning gospel singer, composer and pastor from Oakland, died Sunday. He was 61. Hawkins, who was battling pancreatic cancer, passed away at his home in Ripon, Calif., his older brother Edwin Hawkins said.” [Link]
“A study of 35,000 women found that those who regularly took the supplements were 32 per cent less likely to develop the disease. Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle suggested the omega-3 fatty acids contained in supplements could reduce the risk of developing the most common form of the illness, invasive [...]
“The treatment, which dramatically shrinks the tumour without harming surrounding healthy cells, could eventually be used instead of chemotherapy, radiotherapy or surgery. Early trials have shown that the drug, called Olaparib, also fights ovarian cancer. ” [Link]
“Martin Ginsburg, the husband of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and a prominent lawyer in his own right, has died. He was 78. The Supreme Court says in a statement that Ginsburg died at home Sunday from complications of metastatic cancer.” [Link]
“Sara Dale was a palliative care nurse at Queen Elizabeth NHS hospital in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, for 13 years, during which time it is claimed she was linked to three men whose wives died of cancer. She admits to romancing two of the men: one was her partner for almost a decade and she now [...]
“Andy Whitfield, who plays the title role in the Starz Original series ‘Spartacus: Blood and Sand,’ has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The British-born actor will begin treatment immediately.” [Link]
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