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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

Headlines Around the Web

AstraZeneca strikes biotech deal

Jan 08 - Financial Times

Patent war spills over to non-cancer drugs

Dec 19 - The Times of India

Affordable drug for small cell lung cancer

Dec 05 - The Times of India

Bayer offers $2.4bn for Norway’s Algeta

Nov 26, 2013 - Financial Times

Sanofi Aventis arm drags DRL to court

Nov 23, 2013 - The Times of India

Cadila launches low-cost cancer drug

Nov 22, 2013 - The Times of India

AstraZeneca to invest £120m in UK factory

Nov 12, 2013 - Financial Times

Coburn diagnosed with cancer

Nov 06, 2013 - Politico

Shutdown's prolonged science fallout

Oct 17, 2013 - Politico

Sun Pharma may gain due to drug shortage in US

Sep 27, 2013 - The Times of India

Sun Pharma shares at record high

Sep 26, 2013 - The Times of India

‘Bristol-Myers misleading HC in patent case’

Sep 14, 2013 - The Times of India

Oncology R & D: the medical perennial

Sep 06, 2013 - Financial Times

Articles About Cancer

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Scientists Make Astonishing Discovery Of An Invisible Shield Protecting Earth From Devastation--Report

By IBTimes AU

Earth is vulnerable to killer electrons looping around the planet that can cause destruction. However, scientists have discovered a protective shield placed above earth. (5:02 pm)


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Australia to Host Human Tests for New Brain Tumour Treatment

By IBTimes AU

The world’s first clinical trials for brain cancer cure can improve therapeutic strategies for Gliobalastoma treatment. (Nov 27)


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Cancer Survivor Meets Tennis Icon Maria Sharapova

By IBTimes AU

A 10-year-old cancer survivor Sunny Logan met her tennis idol Maria Sharapova. (Nov 27)


Movember Ends With Shave-Off

By IBTimes AU

No-Shave November movement has come to an end. It ended with an official "shave-off" where the men removed their moustaches and shared stories of what they went through. (Nov 27)

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Viral Video: Free Testicular Exam In LA Raises $5,300 For Movember (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEOS)

By IBTimes AU

Because of the private nature of a testicular exam, only six men in Los Angeles allowed themselves to be given testicular exam by a young and hot female named Marissa dressed in a sexy white nurse uniform. (Nov 26)


Girl Gives Free Testicle Exams On International Men’s Day For Charity, Simple Pickup Donates To Movember

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Six strangers agreed to get free testicle exams from a woman in Simple Pickup's viral video. (Nov 26)

Brazilian patient Luana, 10, talks with her doctor before the 2014 World Cup Group A soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Cancer Itaci Hospital in Sao Paulo June 17, 2014.
From Iron Ore To Infant Formula, Gina Rinehart To Build $175M Cancer Hospital In Darwin

By IBTimes AU

There is no stopping Australia's richest person, Gina Rinehart, from further expanding her estimated $22 billion wealth. Reports said that the mining tycoon is constructing a $175 million cancer hospital in Darwin. (Nov 25)


Women toss their bras during the 5th Pink Bra Spring and Bra Toss and help Push Up the Fight Against Breast Cancer at the Trocadero Square near the Eiffel Tower in Paris
Terminally-Ill Australian Mother Fights For Time With Premature Baby; Flooded With Donations

By IBTimes AU

Michelle Buccholtz from Melbourne discovered that her cancer had returned during her third pregnancy. (Nov 22)


Jessie J
Jessie J Shares Battle With Heart Disease: 'I Wished Someone Would Come And Sing To Me'

By IBTimes AU

Jessie J shares how blessed she is for overcoming her Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. (Nov 21)


Shailene Woodley arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala Benefit in New York
Shailene Woodley Talks About Ansel Elgort's Awful-Smelling Perfume In The GQ's "Men of The Year" issue

By IBTimes AU

Shailene brought out her inner vixen for GQ magazine shoot. (Nov 20)