Cancer

News and Articles About Cancer

Can Coffee Cause Cancer? Only If It's Very Hot, Says WHO.
Coffee

Can Coffee Cause Cancer? Only If It's Very Hot, Says WHO.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) had previously rated coffee as 'possibly carcinogenic' but has changed its mind.
These Startups Are Disrupting the Healthcare Industry With Targeted Cancer Treatments
Healthcare

These Startups Are Disrupting the Healthcare Industry With Targeted Cancer Treatments

Innovations in big data, machine learning and in-device sensors are changing the nature of technology startups.
Adam Toren
Baidu CEO Tells Staff to Put Values Before Profit After Cancer Death Scandal
Cancer

Baidu CEO Tells Staff to Put Values Before Profit After Cancer Death Scandal

Li's letter said employees were making compromises for the sake of commercial interests and placing earnings growth above user experience.
Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $55 Million in Talc-Powder Trial
Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $55 Million in Talc-Powder Trial

The company had lost a previous trial and faces approximately 1,200 lawsuits accusing it of not adequately warning consumers about its talc-based products' cancer risks.
After A Tragedy, This Restaurateur Did What All Entrepreneurs Must: She Learned How To Keep Going
Radicals & Visionaries

After A Tragedy, This Restaurateur Did What All Entrepreneurs Must: She Learned How To Keep Going

Her husband died, but Jen Hidinger continued to chase their dream-while lending a hand to others in the industry.
Report Warns Alcohol, Processed Meats and Obesity Increase Stomach Cancer Risk
Personal Health

Report Warns Alcohol, Processed Meats and Obesity Increase Stomach Cancer Risk

The authors claim avoiding these factors could prevent 4,000 new stomach cancer cases in the U.S. each year.
Lydia Belanger
Sean Parker Donates $250 Million to Fight Cancer
Cancer

Sean Parker Donates $250 Million to Fight Cancer

The Napster founder and former Facebook president created the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, which will focus on using the body's immune system to combat cancer cells.
This New High-Tech Wonder Bra May Help Detect Breast Cancer
Technology

This New High-Tech Wonder Bra May Help Detect Breast Cancer

The invention uses infrared sensors to monitor temperature.
Lindsay Friedman
Put Down That Bagel: Some High-Carb Foods May Drastically Increase Your Risk of Lung Cancer
Personal Health

Put Down That Bagel: Some High-Carb Foods May Drastically Increase Your Risk of Lung Cancer

'We observed a 49 percent increased risk of lung cancer among subjects with the highest daily glycemic index,' author of new study says.
The Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson Doesn't Mean More Judgements Will Follow
Johnson & Johnson

The Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson Doesn't Mean More Judgements Will Follow

While Jacqueline Fox's family won $72 million in damages this week, not all plaintiffs in the 1,200 similar pending talc powder-cancer cases will be cashing in.
This Microscope Can Detect Cancer Without a Biopsy
Science

This Microscope Can Detect Cancer Without a Biopsy

The new handheld microscope uses tiny mirrors and optical beams to zoom in and quickly create image scans at the cellular and subcellular level.
Vice President Biden to Steer New Efforts to Cure Cancer
Health

Vice President Biden to Steer New Efforts to Cure Cancer

The VP's plan is to boost funding for cancer research and 'break down the silos' so that researchers can better collaborate.
How This Entrepreneur Coped With Tragedy While Running a Business
Radicals & Visionaries

How This Entrepreneur Coped With Tragedy While Running a Business

Barry Foot turned his passion for cruises into his profession. Then he used his profession to honor his late wife.
Gwen Moran
This Innovative Cap Helps Chemotherapy Patients Keep More Hair
Health

This Innovative Cap Helps Chemotherapy Patients Keep More Hair

The FDA approved the DigniCap for use in the U.S. this week.
Kim Lachance Shandrow

Cancer is a life-threatening disease characterized by the growth of abnormal cells in the body. Its causes are attributed to both genetic and exposure to known carcinogens like tobacco, UV radiation and alcohol.

Startups are also working to develop innovative methodologies to make treatment more effective, less expensive and less invasive.