Cancer lets you cut tothe chase; time togethermeans more now.
August 12, 2007 Style News
A federal appeals court ruled that patients with terminal illnesses do not have a constitutional right to use medicines that have not won regulatory approval.
August 8, 2007 Health News
Drug companies can continue to make less expensive generic drugs, many of which flow to the developing world, after an Indian court Monday rejected a patent law challenge.
August 7, 2007 Technology News
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Few families have been as devastated by pancreatic cancer as that of former President Jimmy Carter. ''We started out a long time ago with my father dying of pancreatic cancer,'' Mr. Carter said in a telephone interview. ''One by one, both my sisters and brother died of pancreatic cancer.''
August 7, 2007 Science News
Her voice muffled at times by tears, Robin Roberts, above, told viewers of ''Good Morning America'' yesterday that she had been given a diagnosis of breast cancer and would undergo surgery on Friday. As she clutched the hand of her co-host, Diane Sawyer, Ms. Roberts said she had found a lump in her breast during a self-examination she conducted on the night she completed a segment about the death of another colleague, Joel Siegel. Mr. Siegel, an ABC film critic, died on June 29 at 63 after a lon...
August 1, 2007 Arts News
The decision could provide some relief for Amgen and Johnson & Johnson, which have already experienced steep drops in sales of the drugs because of concerns that the products might be making cancer worse.
July 31, 2007 Health News
How can people with cancer make sure they are receiving the best treatment?
July 29, 2007 Health News
Treating cancer can be very complicated, and it is difficult for even the most educated patients to be sure they have the best care.
July 29, 2007 Front Page Series
Prostate cancer is less likely to relapse in men who are treated by more experienced surgeons, according to a new study.
July 26, 2007 Health News
In a review of scientific data, the Food and Drug Administration has found almost no evidence that tomatoes or the antioxidant lycopene have any effect in cancer prevention. The review, published online July 10 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, examined 81 studies of lycopene and concluded that none produced any credible evidence to support a relationship between consumption of the antioxidant either in food or dietary supplements, and the risk for prostate, lung, colorectal, gast...
July 24, 2007 Science News
In his first major league start since being found to have a treatable form of lymphoma last year, Jon Lester made a dramatic and effective return to the Boston Red Sox’ rotation.
July 24, 2007 Sports News
Doctors found and removed five polyps during a colon cancer screening for President Bush.
July 22, 2007 Health News
Hopes that a diet low in fat and full of fruits and vegetables could prevent the return of breast cancer were dashed Tuesday by a large seven-year experiment in more than 3,000 women. The government study found no benefit from a diet that included far more than the recommended servings of five fruits and vegetables a day.
July 18, 2007 U.S. News
The New Jersey Governor announced Monday that the state would provide $6.4 million towards a $100 million cancer center at Cooper University Hospital.
July 17, 2007 Health News
Drug makers are exploring the possibility of tying pharmaceutical prices to performance.
July 14, 2007 Health News
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