cancer

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Israeli researchers correlate antioxidant rich foods with colon cancer

What drove the researchers to their focus, was the peculiar fact that only 2% of cancers take root in the small intestines, while 98% of cancers running along the digestive path occur in the colon.

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New cancer test can diagnose aggressive tumors in just two hours

The test can accurately differentiate between benign, non-metastatic, and metastatic tumors within hours of biopsy.

Israeli med-tech startup earns FDA approval for AI breast cancer solution

The FDA approval for HealthMammo marks the companies first oncology solution to earn the coveted "go-ahead" from the US-based federal agency.

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Groundbreaking blood test can detect cancer years before symptoms appear

Developed by a Sino-US startup, the groundbreaking new blood test is referred to as PanSeer.

A tray containing cancer cells sits on an optical microscope in the Nanomedicine Lab at UCL's School
TAU pinpoints what brings about metastases in post-op cancer patients

With physical and psychological stress, hormones called prostaglandin and catecholamine are produced in greater amounts - suppressing activity of immune system cells while speeding up metastases.

A patient receives chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer
Could knowing you carry the Breast Cancer gene save your life?

Some 94% of women with breast cancer who knew they were carriers in advance did not die of any cause within five years.

Cancer test delivers results within hours, potentially saving lives

The MinION solution combines medicine, engineering and computer technology to vastly speed up cancer diagnostics.

Kuwait's aging emir hospitalized, crown prince takes over some duties

A royal order was issued assigning Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Sabah, the emir's designated successor, "to take over some constitutional jurisdictions of His Highness the Emir temporarily."

By REUTERS
18/07/2020
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee during the second day of confirma
Jewish organizations mourn passing of Representative John Lewis

Lewis, a member of Congress from Atlanta who had announced in December that he had advanced pancreatic cancer, was 80.

Check your hummus: Environmental organization finds possible carcinogen

Laboratory tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group found glyphosate, the chemical better known as Roundup, in 80% of conventional chickpeas and hummus tested.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
17/07/2020
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