cancer

Health
6:44 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Cancer May Be Caused By Bad Luck

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Most cancers can be attributed to bad luck rather than risk factors, like smoking. 

That’s according to a study in the journal Science.

Results show two thirds of the cancer types analyzed were caused by chance mutations. However, some of the most common and deadly cancers are still influenced by lifestyle.

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Health
7:55 am
Fri November 28, 2014

New Drug Strips Cancer Of 'Camouflage' Ability

A drug that makes most cancers more vulnerable to the body's immune system may mark a new era in treatment. That’s according to a study published in the journal Nature.

The medicine strips cancer cells of the "camouflage" they use to evade attack by the immune system.

In the study, some patients totally recovered from terminal bladder cancer.

On to Senate
7:47 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Illinois House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

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Medical marijuana took a significant step toward becoming law in Illinois Wednesday. For the first time, it won approval in the House of Representatives.

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