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Cancer

Cancer (medical term: malignant neoplasm) is a class of diseases in which a cell, or a group of cells display uncontrolled growth (division beyond the normal limits), invasion (intrusion on and destruction of adjacent tissues), and sometimes metastasis (spread to other locations in the body via lymph or blood). These three malignant properties of cancers differentiate them from benign tumors, which are self-limited, and do not invade or metastasize. Most cancers form a tumor but some, like leukemia, do not. The branch of medicine concerned with the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer is oncology. Read More

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A man counts U.S. dollars at a currency exchange office in central Tripoli, June 3, 2014. Libya's currency is under heavy pressure as a breakdown in security and a collapse of oil revenues due to port blockades have badly disrupted public finances and an
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon October 2, 2014

By Comsec

The recovery that stirred the spirits of optimists this morning was fading at lunchtime and not long afterwards the ASX 200 had made a new low for the session. There were no developments in particular that saw the mood shift, and one factor that unit... (5:39 pm)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GOLD PRICES, LIBYA

A model walks off stage in the backstage area during Frankie's Bikinis show at Mercedes Benz Swim Fashion Week in Miami.
Nestle Breast Check-up Campaign Yields Interesting Video On How Men Are Attracted To Mammary Glands

By IBTimes AU

Nestle Fitness launched a campaign to remind women to have regular check-ups to help prevent breast cancer. By hiding a secret camera in the female model's bra, the company discovered that males too are "checking out" the model's mammary glands by way of stares or hidden glances. (9:01 am)

MORE TOPICS: NESTLE, NEW YORK, BREAST CANCER, FASHION WEEK

A model poses for a picture wearing a wrist watch
Death Watch Can Predict How Long A Person Will Live: Then Count Down To The Time Of Death

By IBTimes AU

A watch that will help a person make the most out of every moment of his life. (8:39 am)

MORE TOPICS: SMARTPHONE

10 Healthy Food Staples That You Should Never Be Without

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Healthy, nutritious meals are cinch if you have these at hand. (Oct 01)

MORE TOPICS: COPPER

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Banned In Middle Schools, John Green Responds

By IBTimes AU

A school committee has decided to ban “The Fault in Our Stars” in middle schools of Riverside Unified District. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA

Bottles of spirulina are seen at Labiofam Laboratories in Jaruco outside Havana, September 6, 2011
5 Myths About The Gluten-Free Diet Every Fad Fanatic Should Know

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Here are some common myths that dieters should know first before going gluten-free (Sep 30)

A Volunteer Displays Jars of Dried Cannabis Buds at the La Brea Collective Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Los Angeles
Medical Marijuana Legislation In Australia Gains Traction

By IBTimes AU

Medical marijuana legislation will be introduced in Parliament next month. Prime Minister Tony Abbott has previously expressed his support. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT, ISRAEL

45-year-old Woman Who 'Died' Of Cancer And Was 'Buried Alive' Was Heard Banging And Shouting From Coffin

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Workers dug up a woman who shouted an hour after burial, but they did not find her alive. (Sep 28)

World's First 'Euthanasia Couple' Permitted To Die Together Due To Fear Of Loneliness After Death of Spouse

By Reuters

In Belgium, an 89-year-old man and his 86-year-old wife got permission to die on their 64th wedding anniversary. (Sep 27)

Mother's Incredibly 'Beautiful' Last Dance In Her Son's Wedding Before She Collapsed With Cancer 3 Days Later

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Cancer patient in her last stage, Mary Ann Manning, got her final wish of having a mother-of-groom and groom dance. (Sep 27)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, ISRAEL, FACEBOOK, BREAST CANCER