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A monitor shows the image of a woman infected with breast cancer.

Breast cancer overtakes lung as most common cancer - WHO

"Among women, breast cancer is the most commonly-diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death worldwide," WHO said.


Gene responsible for spread of breast cancer could hold key to halting it

Around 40,000 deaths a year are attributed to the triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), which is considered an aggressive form of breast cancer.


The breast-cancer fight

Stories from some of these famous survivors can help fight the disease, show support

Cancer illustrative

Canadian fund for Israel cancer research announced $1 million donation

"This extraordinary gift will make a real difference in the fight against female reproductive cancers," assured Bryna Goldberg, ICRF's international chairwoman.

Calm, comfortable cancer treatment at Place2Heal

Place2Heal is transforming Israel’s outpatient cancer treatment centers into less stressful, even tranquil spaces

Tamir Gilat turns a death sentence into a life with meaning

“I was living from holiday to holiday – from Hanukkah to Passover, from Passover to Shavuot."

New radiotherapy institute planned for Shaare Zedek Medical Center

New innovative radiotherapy institute approved for Shaare Zedek

"This is a leading radiotherapy institute that will constitute a significant medical center in its field in Israel."

New technology passes cannabis to brain through blood-brain barrier

The new technology could potentially help with the development of treatments for a variety of diseases including Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, epilepsy, chronic pain and brain cancer.

Weizmann Institute’s new technology may help treat cancer

This new method allows scientists to draw finer distinctions between cell subtypes and activities, which may be crucial when it comes to fighting cancer.

Cancer cells [illustrative]

FDA gives Jerusalem-based company go-ahead to start cancer drug trials

The drug, DSP107 works by both boosting the body's natural immune system, and breaking down the defenses of the cancer cells.

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