US Acknowledges Ground Zero-Cancer Link for First TimeThe US acknowledges for first time a link between the toxic conditions at Ground Zero after 9/11 attacks and types of cancer.
Cancer Biggest Killer in Israel, Report SaysA new study shows that the cause of death for one in four Israelis is cancer, making the disease the number one killer in Israel
Breast Cancer Risk Rises with Weight GainScientists have linked obesity to a higher risk of redeveloping breast cancer after treatment, according to new data released Monday.
Happiness Heals: Kids Battling Cancer at Camp SimchaCampers at Camp Simcha for children battling cancer visit Zuccotti Park, create inspiring musical video.
Israeli Scientists Build 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 Faces Surgery for Thyroid CancerArgentine President Cristina Fernandez, 58, has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She will undergo surgery January 4 to remove the tumor.
Celebrities and Commando Soldiers Support Hair Donation CampaignZichron Menachem, the Israeli Association for the Support of Children with Cancer, marks the end of its National Hair Drive.
TAU Scientists Pioneer 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, Dead at 75Evelyn Lauder, the woman who created the pink ribbon that came to symbolize the fight against breast cancer, has died.
New Cancer Vaccine in Phase III 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 Accompany Rabbi Hanan Porat to Final Resting PlaceMore 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 5762: 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 Third Chemotherapy 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 Study Sheds Light on Early Development of 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 Cancer, Says Kuwaiti NewspaperThe 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 Phones May Spur Warning for ChildrenThe Israeli Health Ministry is considering recommending limiting the use of mobile phones by children following UN research.
New Cure for Lymphoma Passes Phase II Clinical TrialA new treatment for lymphoma, a type of cancer, has passed its Phase II clinical trial. CT-011 is produced by CureTech, a Teva company.
Thailand Isn't Only a Vacation Spot for Israelis AnymoreIsrael's Rambam Medical Center and Thailand's Chulaborn Research Institute signed an agreement to cooperate on cancer treatment.
Israel, Thailand Team Up Against CancerHaifa's Rambam Hospital will sign a joint cancer treatment deal Sunday with a Thai research institute.
Israel’s Technion Develops ‘Electronic Nose’ to Detect CancerResearchers at Israel’s Technion are developing an "electronic nose” that can "smell” head-and-neck cancer, which is often discovered too late.
Israel at the Cutting Edge of Cancer TreatmentIsraeli hospitals are on the cutting edge of providing treatment for cancer, according to the chief of Oncology at Rambam Medical Center.
Technion Develops New Blood Test to Detect CancerTechnion researchers have come up with a new and simple blood test that may be able to detect cancer.
Haifa Residents '30% More Likely to Get Cancer'A Knesset committee received worrisome data regarding the incidence of cancer in the northern port city.
Israeli Researchers: A 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 Cancer by Cutting Off Its BloodTel Aviv U researchers developing new medicines that could prevent cancer and make existing cancer a manageable chronic illness.
Routine Blood Tests Could Replace ColonoscopyTel Aviv U researchers discover that routine blood tests can provide an early warning for colorectal cancer.
TAU Scientists: Stopping the Spread of Cancer CellsResearchers at Tel Aviv Universities are on track to finding a way to stop cancer cells from multiplying and spreading.
Global Bio-Med Conference Comes to IsraelLeading international bio-medical experts will be presenting their findings at a conference in Jerusalem, with an eye toward personalized cures.
Teenage Cancer Survivors on Thanksgiving Trip to IsraelA group of teens and parents are in Israel - many for the first time–to celebrate recovery from cancer, thanks to Chai Lifeline & Hartman Family.
Scientists Discover 'Relapse Gene' in Children's 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.
Research Links Holocaust Survivors with High Cancer RateUnique but not conclusive Israeli study indicates Holocaust survivors suffer from cancer more than those who came to Israel before Holocaust.
Teva Partners on New Prostate, Lung Cancer TreatmentIsraeli pharmaceutical giant Teva has signed a deal to invest $60 million in a new cancer-fighting drug to fight prostate and lung cancer.
New Tel Aviv University Cancer Drug to be Marketed WorldwideA new cancer drug developed by Tel Aviv University researcher has been licensed for exclusive worldwide rights to develop and market the drug.
Technion Scientists Create Breath Test for Cancer DetectionScientists at the Technion have created a breath analysis test with an 86 percent success rate in detecting lung cancer.
The Man Who has Cancer on the RunTop cancer researcher Dr. David Sidransky brings innovative cancer treatment to Israel and believes it will lead in biotechnology as in hi-tech.