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Posts tagged cancer

November 25, 2009

 

radiation234

Exposed While Scanned

Why would people choose to have tests done that expose them to radiation?

October 9, 2009

 

Mircosope image of small cell carcinoma

Evolving Toward Cancer

Have humans evolved to be at risk for diseases like cancer?

October 1, 2009

 

A magnified stem cell

Stem Cells That Help Leukemia Patients

Can you name three types of stem cells in your body? Learn about the different kinds of stem cells in the body and how they can help treat leukemia.

February 26, 2009

 

Chemotherapy patient

Why Chemo Works for Some People More Than Others

Chemotherapy works well for some people or cancers, but not as well for others.

June 5, 2008

 

An ad for cancer treatment in the East End of London

Debunking Common Cancer Myths

The American Cancer Society found that many Americans believe many common myths about cancer including cell phones and previous injuries causing cancer.

June 2, 2008

 

A woman laying in a pool having "mermaid hair."

Mermaid’s Hair and Cancer

Does having Mermaid hair, which means laying down in a pool and letting your hair float, have benefits for cancer patients? Listen to learn more.

March 18, 2008

 

Some Broccoli

Broccoli Vs. Skin Cancer

According a study, three-day old extracts from broccoli might protect the skin against damage caused by being in the sun too much. Tune in to learn more.

December 12, 2007

 

Anti-Pumilio Antibodies Stained

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

Have you ever wondered why your immune system doesn't fight certain diseases, like cancers, the same way it fights colds or infections?

July 31, 2007

 

Replica of Fat Man atomic bomb

The Sky Is Falling?

The dust that makes up fallout is so fine and high up in the atmostphere that it doesn't all fall hours, days, or even weeks after a nuclear blast.

June 29, 2007

 

Cancer Treatment Bed

Creating Clots

How do these new Cancer therapies work, and how effective are they?

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