Happiness Heals: Kids Battling CancerCampers at Camp Simcha for children battling cancer visit Zuccotti Park, create inspiring musical video.
Building a Better Chemotherapy SystemIsraeli scientists have figured out a more efficient, “healthier” way to target cancer cells with chemotherapy.
New Mammography Unit Run by Women OnlyKotel Rabbi affixes mezuzah at new mammography unit at Maaynei Hayeshua Medical Center.
Report: Does Erdogan Have Cancer?Turkey's Taraf newspaper has published a leaked Stratfor email alleging Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has two years to live.
Soldiers Donate Hair to Children with CancerHair salons are offering soldiers free haircuts, on condition that the cut hair will be used for wigs to benefit children with cancer.
Argentine President Has Thyroid CancerArgentine President Cristina Fernandez, 58, has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She will undergo surgery January 4 to remove the tumor.
Celebs and Soldiers Support Hair Donation CampaginZichron Menachem, the Israeli Association for the Support of Children with Cancer, marks the end of its National Hair Drive.
New Treatment for Cancer TumorsScientists at Tel Aviv University have come up with a new way to destroy cancer tumors from the inside out, based on "tumor ablation."
Evelyn Lauder, Pink Ribbon Creator, PassesEvelyn Lauder, the woman who created the pink ribbon that came to symbolize the fight against breast cancer, has died.
Cancer Vaccine in Clinical Trials in JerusalemA new cancer vaccine created by Israeli scientists has begun Phase III clinical trials at a Jerusalem hospital. So far, doctors are hopeful.
10,000 Attend Funeral for Rabbi Hanan PoratMore than 10,000 people accompanied Rabbi Hanan Porat, 67, to his final resting place Wednesday after a long struggle with cancer.
2 Jews in Trio of 2011 Nobel Prize WinnersTwo of this year's Nobel Prize winners for discoveries in medicine are Jewish, but one of the two did not survive to hear the good news.
IDF Treats PA Children with Cancer to Zoo TripThe IDF, as part of national effort to help Palestinian Authority cancer victims, treats children with a trip to a zoo and the beach.
Health Scene: Life Expectancy Up, But So is CancerCancer is the leading cause of death among Israelis, who are living almost a decade longer on average than they did 30 years ago.
Chavez Begins 3rd Chemo Round in VenezuelaPresident Hugo Chavez has returned to Venezuela for a third round of chemotherapy to treat his cancer.
Researchers: Target Cancer Cell MetabolismComputerized model of cancer cell metabolism can be used to predict which drugs are lethal to the function of a cancer cell's metabolism.
New Hope for Cancer TherapyResearchers at the Weizmann Institute may have found a way to make cancer therapy better – and cheaper.
Hebrew U Studies CancerResearchers at Hebrew U say they have discovered the molecular basis for the breakage of DNA during the development of cancerous tumors.
Mubarak Faces Death by CancerThe health of Hosni Mubarak, reportedly suffering from colon cancer, has deteriorated sharply the past two days, according to a Kuwaiti newspaper.
Wake-Up Call on Cell Phone RiskThe Israeli Health Ministry is considering recommending limiting the use of mobile phones by children following UN research.
New Lymphoma Cure Passes Phase 2A new treatment for lymphoma, a type of cancer, has passed its Phase II clinical trial. CT-011 is produced by CureTech, a Teva company.
Israel-Thailand Cancer ResearchIsrael's Rambam Medical Center and Thailand's Chulaborn Research Institute signed an agreement to cooperate on cancer treatment.
Israel, Thailand Team on CancerHaifa's Rambam Hospital will sign a joint cancer treatment deal Sunday with a Thai research institute.
Breath Test for Cancer DetectionResearchers at Israel’s Technion are developing an "electronic nose” that can "smell” head-and-neck cancer, which is often discovered too late.
Israel Leads in Cancer TreatmentIsraeli hospitals are on the cutting edge of providing treatment for cancer, according to the chief of Oncology at Rambam Medical Center.
Simple Blood Test for CancerTechnion researchers have come up with a new and simple blood test that may be able to detect cancer.
Haifa 'Has 30% More Cancer'A Knesset committee received worrisome data regarding the incidence of cancer in the northern port city.
Precision Bomb for Cancer CellsTel Aviv Univ develops a molecular "smart bomb" that can lead to more effective and safer chemotherapy for those suffering from the dread disease.
New Meds Could Stop CancerTel Aviv U researchers developing new medicines that could prevent cancer and make existing cancer a manageable chronic illness.
Colonoscopy to be Obsolete?Tel Aviv U researchers discover that routine blood tests can provide an early warning for colorectal cancer.
TAU Scientists 'Turn Off' CancerResearchers at Tel Aviv Universities are on track to finding a way to stop cancer cells from multiplying and spreading.
Major Bio-Med Meeting in IsraelLeading international bio-medical experts will be presenting their findings at a conference in Jerusalem, with an eye toward personalized cures.
Cancer Survivors Dance at WallA group of teens and parents are in Israel - many for the first time–to celebrate recovery from cancer, thanks to Chai Lifeline & Hartman Family.
'Relapse Gene' ID'd in LeukemiaIn a major breakthrough, scientists have found a gene that appears to be responsible for repeated relapses in a severe form of children’s leukemia.
Holocaust Linked to CancerUnique but not conclusive Israeli study indicates Holocaust survivors suffer from cancer more than those who came to Israel before Holocaust.
Teva Partners on Cancer DrugIsraeli pharmaceutical giant Teva has signed a deal to invest $60 million in a new cancer-fighting drug to fight prostate and lung cancer.
New Israel Cancer DrugA new cancer drug developed by Tel Aviv University researcher has been licensed for exclusive worldwide rights to develop and market the drug.
'Breathalyzer' to Detect CancerScientists at the Technion have created a breath analysis test with an 86 percent success rate in detecting lung cancer.
'Of Mice, Men and Cancer'Top cancer researcher Dr. David Sidransky brings innovative cancer treatment to Israel and believes it will lead in biotechnology as in hi-tech.