Cancer: Page: 2

This is page 2 of the Cancer posts on Science, Space & Robots.

Chemo Drugs Damage Brain Cells
The BBC reports that new studies have shown that healthy brain cells are very vulnerable to chemo drugs. (December 6, 2006)

WHO Report Says 60,000 Deaths From UVR Exposure
A report from the World Health Organization called Global Burden of Disease of Solar Ultraviolet Radiation says 60,000 deaths each year are caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR). (August 1, 2006)

First Cancer-Free Designer Baby in Britain
A new baby in England will be born without the inherited cancer gene found in her mother. (May 15, 2006)

Skin Cancer Epedimic in U.S.
Reuters reports on a new warning from the American Academy of Dermatology that a skin cancer epedimic is now underway in the U. (April 20, 2006)

Study Finds Tanning is Addictive
Fox News reports on a new study that reveals some people continue the unhealthy practice of tanning because its gives them a high. (April 3, 2006)

Virus Might Cause Some Prostate Cancers
CNN reports the scientists have discovered that some prostate cancers may be caused by a virus. (February 27, 2006)

Study Links Red Meat to Bowel Cancer
The BBC reports on a new study that has linked red meat consumption with damage to DNA damage and bowel cancer. (February 3, 2006)

24-year-old Blogs to Prevent Skin Cancer
24-year-old Lee Jordan was shocked when a mole on his arm turned out be cancerous. (January 5, 2006)

Steve Rubel Launches Skin Cancer Blog
Popular blogger Steve Rubel has launched the Skin Cancer Blog, which provides news and information about skin cancer as wel as links to skin cancer resources. (November 2, 2005)

Experimental Vaccine Prevents Cervical Cancer
USA Today reports that an experimental new vaccine has been developed that protects against cervical cancer. (October 6, 2005)

Is There a Sun Tanning Addiction?
Scientists trying to figure out why people continue to tan and increase their risk of skin cancer and wrinkles despite being aware of these risks. (August 17, 2005)

More Young People Being Diagnosed With Skin Cancer
A study by May Clinic researchers has found an 74% increase in the reported number of basal and squamous cell carcinomas in people under forty since the late 1970s. (August 10, 2005)

Scientists Hope to Kill Cancer Cells With Nanotubes
The Mercury News reports on a promising area of nanotechnology that could help fight cancer. (August 6, 2005)

BBC Offers Extensive Cancer Resource
The BBC and Cancer Research UK are providing a cancer resource that provides facts about cancer as well as guides to the different cancers including bowel cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer skin cancer, stomach cancer, etc. (July 8, 2005)

Possible Bacteria Link to Oral Cancer Discovered
Reuters reports that that scientists think they have discovered that bacteria may play a role in the development of oral squamous cell carcinoma. (July 7, 2005)

Scientific Panel Links Teflon Chemical to Cancer
USA Today reports that a scientific panel says that a chemical called PFOA, which is used to make Teflon, is more likely to cause cancer than the U. (July 4, 2005)