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R37m goes to 'varsities for cancer research

2015-02-22 12:16

The Medical Research Council has donated R37m towards three universities for research towards fighting cancer, a report says.

3D printing helps with smarter cancer treatment

2014-12-17 14:00

Scientists have a new use for 3D printing by creating personalised replica models of cancerous parts of the body to allow doctors to target tumours more precisely.

Smoking worse for men

2014-12-05 07:05

Male smokers are three times more likely than non-smoking men to lose their Y chromosomes.

India orders bigger anti-smoking warnings

2014-10-15 19:23

India's government has announced plans for bigger health warnings on cigarette packets as part of its war against smoking.

These male celebs are grabbing their nuts for a good cause!

2014-10-07 07:00

These male celebrities have put their manhood on display by grabbing themselves to raise awareness for testicular cancer.

Experts create babies from frozen testicles

2014-07-02 11:16

Scientists have produced live offspring from testicle tissue that has been cryopreserved and say a similar technique might be used to preserve the fertility of boys facing cancer treatment.

Aerosmith's bassist opens up about his cancer struggle ahead of the band's US tour

2014-06-05 20:00

Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton admits the after effects of cancer treatment came back to "bite" him last year but he's now feeling "great" ahead of the band's US tour.

Family history ‘more important’ for skin cancer

2014-03-31 09:34

Scientists in the UK are one step closer to understanding the predominant risk factors that contribute to skin cancer, the sun may no longer be the main factor.

Zuckerberg tops US philanthropist list

2014-02-10 21:15

Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have topped a list of the biggest US philanthropic donors in 2013, giving away nearly $1bn.


Tom Hanks' wife reveals she had double mastectomy

2015-04-15 09:54

Rita Wilson, wife of Hollywood star Tom Hanks, revealed that she had a double mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis.

Angelina Jolie breaks down after mastectomy tribute from a fan

2015-01-07 12:25

Angelina Jolie has been left sobbing after a caller paid tribute to her on French radio for speaking out about her double mastectomy operation.

Green Day guitarist diagnosed with tonsil cancer

2014-12-09 10:54

Green Day guitarist Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer but is expected to make a "full and speedy" recovery.

Menthol cigarettes no safer than regular tobacco

2014-11-04 22:52

Menthol cigarettes might taste better than regular tobacco but are no safer and might lead to more severe lung problems.

Barbara Walters shares her scare with cancer for the first time

2014-10-10 16:00

The View presenter Barbara Walters has revealed she suffered a breast cancer scare several years ago, after she discovered a lump.

Feeling cheated by doctors

2014-10-06 17:57

If you are a medical scheme member and your spouse gets breast cancer, you need to find out exactly what your scheme will pay for and what it won’t.

Arsenic pollution despair in Chinese cancer village

2014-06-24 05:30

Xiong Demin could not have foreseen that the mine he worked at for 32 years would leave his home village poisoned and hundreds of residents, including himself and his wife, stricken with cancer.

Hugh Jackman shares a pic after undergoing yet another cancer treatment

2014-05-09 10:58

Hugh Jackman has undergone a second operation to have skin cancer cells removed from his face.

Russell Brand's mother has breast cancer

2014-03-08 14:00

Russell Brand's mother Barbara has been diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time, the comedian has revealed.

Hugh Jackman shares photo of skin cancer treatment

2013-11-22 10:36

Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman has told fans he has been treated for skin cancer after discovering a mark on his nose.

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