cancer

New AI-technology could help early detection of breast cancer

New AI-technology could help early detection of breast cancer  In 2020, breast cancer amounted for 13,3 percent of newly diagnosed cancer cases in the European Union making it the most frequently occurring cancer type in the EU. On average, one in eleven European women…

Scientists predict arrival of vaccines to treat cancer

Scientists are optimistic about a vaccine to treat different types of cancers through the technology used to fight the coronavirus. “We believe that a cure for cancer, or to change the lives of cancer patients, is within our reach,” said…

“The First Cell”: Dr. Azra Raza on Why the “Slash-Poison-Burn Approach” to Cancer Has Failed

Slash, poison, burn. That’s what a leading cancer doctor calls the protocol of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. We spend $150 billion each year treating cancer, yet a patient with cancer is as likely to die of it today — with…

‘Verdict Is In’: Monsanto Found Liable for Man’s Cancer, Ordered to Pay $80 Million in Damages

“The jury resoundingly held Monsanto accountable for its 40 years of corporate malfeasance.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams In a victory for consumers and yet another massive blow to Monsanto, a federal jury on Wednesday found the company…

“Guilty on all counts!’: in historic victory, Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million in Roundup cancer lawsuit

”This is a company that has always put profits ahead of public safety, and today, Monsanto has finally been held accountable.” by Common Dreams staff In an historic victory for those who have long sought to see agrochemical giant Monsanto held…

30 years since Chernobyl: effects suppressed and downplayed

Marking the commemorations of  the nuclear disasters in Chernobyl and Fukushima, IPPNW Germany is calling on the German government to work towards a speedy closure and decommissioning of all nuclear reactors in Europe. One early morning thirty years ago, humankind…

Scientists turn cancerous cells back into normal cells

Scientists have discovered a process to turn cancer cells back into normal cells by restoring the balance of key molecules controlling specific cellular functions. A group of researchers from the Mayo Clinic carried out the research published in the journal…

‘Huge paradigm shift’: Biggest cancer breakthrough in 40 years sees tumors disappear

Terminally ill cancer patients have seen miracle reversals, with some tumors completely disappearing, thanks to new drugs, which follow trials with “spectacular” results. Doctors now promise to save tens of thousands of lives. The test results, announced on Sunday at…

Obesity-related Cancers on the Rise, Especially in Developed Countries

Human Wrongs Watch Being overweight or obese have become major risk factors for developing cancer, particularly among women and in more developed countries, the specialized cancer agency of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported on 26 November 2014. Overweight and…

IARC: Outdoor air pollution a leading environmental cause of cancer deaths

PRESS RELEASE N° 221 Lyon/Geneva, 17 October 2013 – The specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), announced today that it has classified outdoor air pollution as carcinogenic to humans (Group…

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