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US Acknowledges Ground Zero-Cancer Link for First Time

The US acknowledges for first time a link between the toxic conditions at Ground Zero after 9/11 attacks and types of cancer.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/11/2012, 3:51 PM

Cancer Biggest Killer in Israel, Report Says

A new study shows that the cause of death for one in four Israelis is cancer, making the disease the number one killer in IsraelDavid Lev, 9/6/2012, 10:25 AM

Breast Cancer Risk Rises with Weight Gain

Scientists have linked obesity to a higher risk of redeveloping breast cancer after treatment, according to new data released Monday.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 8/27/2012, 10:13 PM

Happiness Heals: Kids Battling Cancer at Camp Simcha

Campers at Camp Simcha for children battling cancer visit Zuccotti Park, create inspiring musical video.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2012, 7:49 AM

Israeli Scientists Build Better Chemotherapy System

Israeli scientists have figured out a more efficient, “healthier” way to target cancer cells with chemotherapy.Chana Ya'ar, 5/31/2012, 9:58 AM

New Mammography Unit Run by Women Only

Kotel Rabbi affixes mezuzah at new mammography unit at Maaynei Hayeshua Medical Center.Gil Ronen, 4/2/2012, 2:16 AM

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.Gabe Kahn., 3/7/2012, 12:15 AM

Soldiers Donate Hair to Children with Cancer

Hair salons are offering soldiers free haircuts, on condition that the cut hair will be used for wigs to benefit children with cancer. Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/27/2012, 2:42 PM

Argentine President Faces Surgery for Thyroid Cancer

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, 58, has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She will undergo surgery January 4 to remove the tumor.Chana Ya'ar, 12/28/2011, 10:41 AM

Celebrities and Commando Soldiers Support Hair Donation Campaign

Zichron Menachem, the Israeli Association for the Support of Children with Cancer, marks the end of its National Hair Drive.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 12/22/2011, 2:13 AM

TAU Scientists Pioneer New Treatment for Cancer Tumors

Scientists at Tel Aviv University have come up with a new way to destroy cancer tumors from the inside out, based on "tumor ablation."Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 12/7/2011, 1:26 PM

Evelyn Lauder, Pink Ribbon Creator, Dead at 75

Evelyn Lauder, the woman who created the pink ribbon that came to symbolize the fight against breast cancer, has died.Chana Ya'ar, 11/13/2011, 1:48 PM

New Cancer Vaccine in Phase III Clinical Trials in Jerusalem

A new cancer vaccine created by Israeli scientists has begun Phase III clinical trials at a Jerusalem hospital. So far, doctors are hopeful.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/13/2011, 9:11 AM

10,000 Accompany Rabbi Hanan Porat to Final Resting Place

More than 10,000 people accompanied Rabbi Hanan Porat, 67, to his final resting place Wednesday after a long struggle with cancer.Chana Ya'ar, 10/5/2011, 1:52 PM

2 Jews in Trio of 2011 Nobel Prize Winners

Two 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.Chana Ya'ar, 10/3/2011, 8:54 PM

IDF Treats PA Children with Cancer to Zoo Trip

The IDF, as part of national effort to help Palestinian Authority cancer victims, treats children with a trip to a zoo and the beach. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/25/2011, 7:55 AM

Health Scene 5762: Life Expectancy Up, But So is Cancer

Cancer is the leading cause of death among Israelis, who are living almost a decade longer on average than they did 30 years ago.David Lev, 9/22/2011, 4:46 PM

Chavez Begins Third Chemotherapy Round in Venezuela

President Hugo Chavez has returned to Venezuela for a third round of chemotherapy to treat his cancer. Chana Ya'ar, 8/28/2011, 9:56 AM

Researchers: Target Cancer Cell Metabolism

Computerized model of cancer cell metabolism can be used to predict which drugs are lethal to the function of a cancer cell's metabolism.Gil Ronen, 8/22/2011, 1:24 PM

New Hope for Cancer Therapy

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute may have found a way to make cancer therapy better – and cheaper.Chana Ya'ar, 7/25/2011, 4:14 AM

Hebrew U Study Sheds Light on Early Development of Cancer

Researchers at Hebrew U say they have discovered the molecular basis for the breakage of DNA during the development of cancerous tumors.Elad Benari, 7/11/2011, 8:29 AM

Mubarak Faces Death by Cancer, Says Kuwaiti Newspaper

The health of Hosni Mubarak, reportedly suffering from colon cancer, has deteriorated sharply the past two days, according to a Kuwaiti newspaper.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/12/2011, 1:45 PM

‘Wake-Up’ Call on Cell Phones May Spur Warning for Children

The Israeli Health Ministry is considering recommending limiting the use of mobile phones by children following UN research.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/1/2011, 8:47 AM

New Cure for Lymphoma Passes Phase II Clinical Trial

A new treatment for lymphoma, a type of cancer, has passed its Phase II clinical trial. CT-011 is produced by CureTech, a Teva company.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 5/26/2011, 2:35 PM

Thailand Isn't Only a Vacation Spot for Israelis Anymore

Israel's Rambam Medical Center and Thailand's Chulaborn Research Institute signed an agreement to cooperate on cancer treatment.Gabe Kahn., 5/16/2011, 12:19 PM

Israel, Thailand Team Up Against Cancer

Haifa's Rambam Hospital will sign a joint cancer treatment deal Sunday with a Thai research institute. Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 5/15/2011, 12:06 PM

Israel’s Technion Develops ‘Electronic Nose’ to Detect Cancer

Researchers at Israel’s Technion are developing an "electronic nose” that can "smell” head-and-neck cancer, which is often discovered too late.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/3/2011, 12:13 AM

Israel at the Cutting Edge of Cancer Treatment

Israeli hospitals are on the cutting edge of providing treatment for cancer, according to the chief of Oncology at Rambam Medical Center.Chana Ya'ar, 2/13/2011, 8:12 PM

Technion Develops New Blood Test to Detect Cancer

Technion researchers have come up with a new and simple blood test that may be able to detect cancer.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/27/2010, 12:09 PM

Haifa Residents '30% More Likely to Get Cancer'

A Knesset committee received worrisome data regarding the incidence of cancer in the northern port city.Gil Ronen, 10/18/2010, 10:31 PM

Israeli Researchers: A Precision Bomb for Cancer Cells

Tel Aviv Univ develops a molecular "smart bomb" that can lead to more effective and safer chemotherapy for those suffering from the dread disease.Baruch Gordon, 8/25/2010, 2:39 AM

New Meds Could Stop Cancer by Cutting Off Its Blood

Tel Aviv U researchers developing new medicines that could prevent cancer and make existing cancer a manageable chronic illness.Gil Ronen, 8/11/2010, 8:03 PM

Routine Blood Tests Could Replace Colonoscopy

Tel Aviv U researchers discover that routine blood tests can provide an early warning for colorectal cancer.Hillel Fendel, 8/4/2010, 12:07 AM

TAU Scientists: Stopping the Spread of Cancer Cells

Researchers at Tel Aviv Universities are on track to finding a way to stop cancer cells from multiplying and spreading.Hana Levi Julian, 6/8/2010, 5:02 PM

Global Bio-Med Conference Comes to Israel

Leading international bio-medical experts will be presenting their findings at a conference in Jerusalem, with an eye toward personalized cures.Malkah Fleisher, 5/1/2010, 10:35 PM

Teenage Cancer Survivors on Thanksgiving Trip to Israel

A group of teens and parents are in Israel - many for the first time–to celebrate recovery from cancer, thanks to Chai Lifeline & Hartman Family.Hillel Fendel and Yoni Kempinski, 2/8/2010, 7:12 PM

Scientists Discover 'Relapse Gene' in Children's Leukemia

In a major breakthrough, scientists have found a gene that appears to be responsible for repeated relapses in a severe form of children’s leukemia.Hana Levi Julian, 1/24/2010, 2:12 PM

Research Links Holocaust Survivors with High Cancer Rate

Unique but not conclusive Israeli study indicates Holocaust survivors suffer from cancer more than those who came to Israel before Holocaust.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/30/2009, 9:20 AM

Teva Partners on New Prostate, Lung Cancer Treatment

Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva has signed a deal to invest $60 million in a new cancer-fighting drug to fight prostate and lung cancer.Hana Levi Julian, 12/22/2009, 2:12 PM

New Tel Aviv University Cancer Drug to be Marketed Worldwide

A new cancer drug developed by Tel Aviv University researcher has been licensed for exclusive worldwide rights to develop and market the drug. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/13/2009, 8:58 PM

Technion Scientists Create Breath Test for Cancer Detection

Scientists at the Technion have created a breath analysis test with an 86 percent success rate in detecting lung cancer.Maayana Miskin, 9/2/2009, 10:28 AM

The Man Who has Cancer on the Run

Top cancer researcher Dr. David Sidransky brings innovative cancer treatment to Israel and believes it will lead in biotechnology as in hi-tech.Matt Zeiderman, 7/8/2009, 1:07 AM