: ' Cancer'

Breakthrough in fight against cancer and diabetes

Scientists have discovered the protein perforin can fight rogue cells which cause cancer and diabetes. The researchers are from Melbourne and London and their discovery has been published in Nature magazine. [...]

Delta launches a lemonade stand for breast cancer

To raise money for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the US this month, Delta Airlines has created a 'virtual lemonade stand' on Facebook, where people can share their stories about loved ones with breast cancer. [...]

Spanish-language radiothon fights kids’ cancer – video

Spanish-language radio stations across the United States are participating in a 12-hour radio marathon, or 'radiothon', to raise money for St Jude Children's Research Hospital, so they can help kids with cancer. [...]

Michael Douglas has a walnut-size tumor in his throat

Actor Michael Douglas has throat cancer and is undergoing radiation and chemo treatment for it. His wife of ten years, Catherine Zeta-Jones, says the tumor is the size of a walnut. She only wishes the cancer [...]

Arnold Palmer boosts awareness of prostate cancer

Golf champion and legend Arnold Palmer is a survivor of prostate cancer, and since being diagnosed in 1997 he has dedicated his life to helping other men and their families cope with the disease. [...]

World Cup star aids childhood anti-cancer campaign

World Cup soccer football star Landon Donovan has teamed together with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for a ten-day mobile cell phone drive to raise money for blood cancer research and patient services. [...]

Florida dog owners walk to fight canine cancer

The first annual K9 Cancer Walk is to be held in December in Coconut Creek, Florida. There dog owners and their friends will walk to raise money for cancer research for canines, and owners can consult [...]