Ministry: Tanning Beds Cause Cancer

The Health Ministry has placed tanning beds on a list of products and devices that “definitely” cause cancer.Moshe Cohen, 9/28/2014, 6:37 PM

Tumor Discovered in Abdomen of Infamous Toronto Mayor

Rob Ford, famous for drug usage and criminal company, hospitalized with stomach pain as potential cancer found.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 9/12/2014, 2:58 PM

Israeli Researchers Synthesize Cancer-Fighting Molecule

Molecule triggers reaction in crucial enzyme to treat resistant tumors.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2014, 10:11 AM

'When Life Gives You Cancer...'

What did a 15 year old with his whole life ahead of him do when he was diagnosed with terminal cancer? Raise nearly $6 million dollars.Ari Soffer, 5/14/2014, 9:54 PM

Meet United Hatzalah's Youngest Volunteer

For six-year-old cancer patient Rafael Asulin, Purim was chance to realize his dream of saving lives like his dad.Ari Yashar, 3/19/2014, 10:47 AM

Fighting Spirit: Jerusalem Boy Fighting Cancer Scores Touchdown

10 year old Uriel Wang, who is battling rare form of leukemia, scores touchdown during halftime of Israel Football League game.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 12/11/2013, 2:28 PM

Statistics Reveal Leading Causes of Death in Israel

Data released Wednesday from Central Statistics Bureau reveals cancers as major killer, with heart disease as close second.Tova Dvorin, 11/20/2013, 8:39 PM

Israeli Company Ices Tumors, Now Aims for Lung Cancer

IceCure's incredible technology turns breast tumors into ice, new trials on lung cancerAri Yashar, 11/1/2013, 2:16 AM

Former US Pres. Shaves Head for Young Cancer Patient

Former US President George H Bush showed a soft side Wednesday when he shaved his head in solidarity with a 2-year-old cancer patient.Chana Ya'ar, 7/25/2013, 3:07 PM

'Big Night' Times Square for Jewish Campers with Cancer

Sometimes dreams come true, even for a Jewish child with cancer. On Thursday night, hundreds will get their wish.Hana Julian, 7/17/2013, 3:32 PM

Woman Sets Medical History, Twice, in Birth without Cervix

Second Israeli record as woman gives birth twice with no cervix.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2013, 8:41 AM

Prof. Levitzki chosen for American Cancer Research Award

Levitzki was chosen in recognition of contributions to signal transduction therapy and work on tyrosine kinase inhibitors.Arutz Sheva, 4/9/2013, 2:56 PM

Hackers Target Website for Children with Cancer

Hackers' group 'Anonymous' prides itself on repeatedly bringing down Larger than Life's website.Gil Ronen, 4/6/2013, 8:34 PM

Abbas Blames Netanyahu for Terrorist's Cancer Death

Maisara Abu Hamdiyeh, 64, died at Soroka hospital of Beersheva of terminal throat cancer.Gil Ronen, 4/2/2013, 12:12 PM

Report: Aspirin May Protect Against Deadly Skin Cancer

A new study has reaffirmed research showing that aspirin may protect against one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer - melanoma.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 3/11/2013, 4:36 PM

Cancer #1 Killer in Israel, Alzheimer’s Deaths Rising

Mortality statistics from Israel’s Health Ministry released Sunday held good news and bad for residents in the Jewish State. Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 3/10/2013, 4:55 PM

Venezuela's Chavez Dies at 58

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died, hours after his Vice President accused "enemies" of being responsible for his cancer.Rachel Hirshfeld & Elad Benari, 3/6/2013, 12:24 AM

Report: Nasrallah's Hizbullah Deputy Injured or Killed in Syria

The second-in-command to Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah has been injured in an attack on a convoy by Syrian opposition forces.Chana Ya'ar, 2/27/2013, 4:05 PM

Lebanese Terror Group Denies Hizbullah's Nasrallah Has Cancer

The Hizbullah terrorist organization has issued a denial that the group’s 52-year-old leader, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, has cancer.Chana Ya'ar, 2/27/2013, 10:26 AM

Report: Nasrallah Taken for Cancer Treatment in Iran

Hizbullah chief has been transferred to receive medical treatment in Iran due to cancer, an anti-Hizbullah Lebanese website claimed.Elad Benari, 2/26/2013, 2:42 AM

Rights Activists: Bring Bangkok Monastery Boy Home

Child welfare activists: Israeli child sent alone to Thailand monastery must be returned home.Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2013, 3:01 PM

12-Yr-Old Israeli Boy Found in Bangkok Monastery

A 12-year-old Israeli boy has been discovered in a Bangkok monastery, wearing a saffron Buddhist robe.Chana Ya'ar, 2/20/2013, 12:41 PM

Venezuela’s President Chavez is Alive, Returns to Caracas

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez is alive and has returned home to Caracas following a fourth round of surgery in December for cancer.Chana Ya'ar, 2/18/2013, 8:52 PM

Israeli Research Makes New Discovery in Breast Cancer Mechanism

Researchers at Hebrew University have discovered a marker for early diagnosis and possible treatment of breast cancer cells.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/15/2013, 8:06 PM

Fewer Deaths from Cancer, But More Prevention Needed

A government report warned that a lack of preventative measures could put a halt to the steady decline in deaths from cancer., 1/8/2013, 10:32 AM

Power Struggle Starts as Venezuela Pres. Chavez Recovers

A power struggle is in the works as doubts grow over whether Venezuela's president will attend his own inauguration following surgery.Chana Ya'ar, 12/26/2012, 11:45 AM

Report: Morsi Suffering From Brain Tumor

Recently installed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is apparently suffering from a brain tumor, Egyptian media reported David Lev, 12/20/2012, 10:47 AM

Amnon Lipkin-Shahak 'in Very Serious Condition'

Former IDF chief of staff, 68, recovered from blood cancer before he was appointed to head IDF.Gil Ronen, 12/18/2012, 9:25 AM

Venezuela's Chavez Returns to Havana for Treatment

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is back in Cuba for another round of medical treatment for an undetermined length of time.Chana Ya'ar, 11/29/2012, 1:16 AM

Biking to Beat Cancer at a New Date (November 16)

How can a bike ride from the Hermon Mountain, through the Dead Sea, and ending in the small town of Neve Daniel beat the cancer monster?Judy Simon, 11/16/2012, 6:16 AM

Yarden Frankl to Bike for Wife, Stella, a Cancer Patient

Yarden Frankl will bike from Israel's highest to lowest point and then up again, symbolizing his wife's down-and-up battle with cancer. Scott Krane, 10/17/2012, 8:19 AM

Ten Israeli Advances in Fighting Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Awareness can save your life. Israel is in the forefront of medical research and treatment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2012, 8:37 AM

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