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Cancer

This Cancer Researcher Is Devoted to Her Medical Dispensary Patients

While Chanda Macias researched new treatments for cancer she became fascinated with cannabis as a medicine.

When Her Mother Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer, She Started a Popcorn Company to Raise Money for Research

Lauren Mariel started Live Love Pop in 2013 and now sells snacks in around 10,000 stores.

A Cancer Diagnosis Inspired This Entrepreneur to Start an Indulgent Ice Cream Brand That's Obsessed With Growth

Vice Cream was created as a response to the low-calorie, dairy-free and sugar-free products on the market.

Here's the Real Cost of Ignoring Your Problems

Facing problems in your personal life is much like business.

Step by Step, AI Is Accelerating the Search for a Cancer Cure

AI already is delivering breakthroughs in cancer diagnosis, but even optimists believe a cure is a decade away.

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Science

How Scientists Are Hacking Cancer

A cell therapy known as CAR-T is so promising that researchers are now trying to deal with a new problem -- how to keep up with demand.
Project Grow

The Best Part of Google's Conference Was a Teen Who Taught Himself to Code to Diagnose Cancer

Google was so impressed with his app that the company showcased it during CEO Sundar Pichai's opening keynote at its I/O developer conference.
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.
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.
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

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.
Overcoming Obstacles

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.
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.

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.