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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

Articles About Cancer

The Apple logo Is Pictured Inside The Newly Opened Omotesando Apple Store
Apple Inc's HealthKit Trial Sheds Light On Its Working

By IBTimes AU

Two trials of the HealthKit are going to go underway by Stanford University Hospital and Duke University. (1:39 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, APPLE INC., IPOD

Maria Sharapova of Russia takes a drink as she practices at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London June 29, 2014.
Maria Sharapova’s Secret To Glowing Complexion

By IBTimes AU

Maria Sharapova reveals her secret to glowing complexion. (9:41 am)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, COURT, HOLLYWOOD, AGING

Actress Shailene Woodley arrives for a 20th Century Fox presentation of "The Fault in Our Stars" during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada March 27, 2014. REUT
Top 5 Best-Selling Young Adult Fiction Books For The Week Of Sept. 21, 2014 Including 'If I Stay' By Gayle Forman And ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ By John Green

By IBTimes AU

Check out the books that made it to the New York Times Best Sellers list under the Young Adult Fiction category. (Sep 15)

MORE TOPICS: THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK

A laboratory assistant holds one hemisphere of a healthy brain
British Playboy Model Kerri Parker Said That She Became An Introvert Following A Brain Surgery

By IBTimes AU

Kerri Parker has had a life-changing surgery that has now led her to become a completely different person. (Sep 15)

Visitors share a giant ice cream in the shape of a soccer ball at a swimming pool resort as a celebration of the 2014 Brazil World Cup, in Qingyuan, Guangdong province June 29, 2014. The ice cream, with a diameter of 1 metre (3.3 feet), weighed over 100 k
Testicular Cancer Survivor Pushes 6-Foot Giant Ball Across The US To Create Awareness About Ailment

By IBTimes AU

Biker Lance Armstrong used to be the poster boy of testicular cancer recovery, but his sports scandal has diminished his credibility and effectiveness since stories written about the athlete often focus on his doping problem and stripping of medals a... (Sep 15)

Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie’s Infamous Red Carpet Kiss With Brother James Haven Explained by Former Caregiver

By IBTimes AU

Cis Rundle explains that Angelina Jolie and James Haven's infamous kiss wasn't incestuous. (Sep 15)

MORE TOPICS: BRAD PITT, THE OSCARS

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Have Ironclad Adultery Clause in Pre-Nuptial Contract – Report

By IBTimes AU

The prenup has adultery clause that would leave the aggrieved party the custody of their children if the other one cheats. (Sep 11)

MORE TOPICS: BRAD PITT, ETHIOPIA, HOLLYWOOD

Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie Helps Many: Donated $5 Million Made on Wedding Photos, "The Jolie Effect" Helps Several Women with High Risk For Breast Cancer

By IBTimes AU

The Angelina effect seemed to increase the awareness and the referral for women who were truly at high risk for hereditary breast cancer. (Sep 11)

MORE TOPICS: BRAD PITT, BREAST CANCER

Outdoor Safety: Keeping Kids Safe in Spring

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

There’s a lot to look out for when it comes to your child’s health and safety. Don’t let these worries ruin your family’s fun. Keep these away by observing these outdoor safety guidelines. (Sep 11)

MORE TOPICS: ALLERGY, ASTHMA, BIKING

NASA picture taken by German astronaut Alexander Gerst
‘Ozone Layer Has Started Recovery Process:’ UN Scientists

By IBTimes AU

The ozone layer, which protects the Earth from various harmful cosmic rays, has started its recovering process, the United Nations reported. (Sep 11)

MORE TOPICS: NASA, UNITED NATIONS, NOBEL PRIZE