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News and updates about cancer

Cancer research:

Existing drugs may hinder bone metastasis development

Over 75% of patients with metastatic breast cancer suffer from bone metastasis. 'By combining two existing drugs we were able to reduce bone metastasis in model animals and improve their survival,' researchers say.

Existing drugs may hinder bone metastasis development

Kate Middleton announces cancer diagnosis

Princess of Wales reveals she has been diagnosed with cancer and is now undergoing preventative chemotherapy.

Kate Middleton announces cancer diagnosis

Following cancer diagnosis:

UK Chief Rabbi composes prayer for King Charles

The prayer beseeches G-d to prolong the King's days, 'so that he may continue to rule over our nation in good health and happiness.'

UK Chief Rabbi composes prayer for King Charles

Namibian President dead after cancer diagnosis

Hage Geingob dies in hospital days after cancer diagnosis revealed. Last month he defended South Africa's attempt to charge Israel with genocide for defending itself from Hamas.

Namibian President dead after cancer diagnosis

IDF paratrooper dies of cancer

Adir Ahrak went from fighting for his country to fighting for his life during his IDF service. He passed away over the course of Shabbat.

IDF paratrooper dies of cancer

Anti-Israel protestors target NYC cancer hospital

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan targeted by anti-Israel protestors. 'Make sure they hear you, they're in the windows,' says protest leader.

Anti-Israel protestors target NYC cancer hospital

Children with cancer protest for children in captivity

Children suffering from cancer produced a video message demanding that the children kidnapped by Hamas be returned immediately.

Children with cancer protest for children in captivity

Protest convoy demands release of man who murdered soldier

The protest calls for security prisoner Walid Daka to be released for cancer treatments.

Protest convoy demands release of man who murdered soldier

At Sheba Medical Center:

New AI platform shortens cancer diagnosis time to a few minutes

Integrated platform utilizes AI algorithms to identify actionable biomarkers within a few minutes.

New AI platform shortens cancer diagnosis time to a few minutes

Hospital asks cancer patients if they're secular or religious

Patients at Ichilov Medical Center shocked when nurses ask about their level of religiosity. Hospital says question was a mistake.

Hospital asks cancer patients if they're secular or religious

Help us raise the remaining $60,000 To save Rivkys life

It's not a given that little Rivky will see her first birthday.

Help us raise the remaining $60,000 To save Rivkys life

Pilot program flies cancer patients from periphery to center

United Hatzalah launches pilot program to use helicopter fleet to bring cancer patients to hospitals in central Israel.

Pilot program flies cancer patients from periphery to center

WHO:

Aspartame sweetener is possibly carcinogenic to humans

World Health Organization classifying aspartame as "possibly carcinogenic to humans" but acceptable daily intake level remains unchanged.

Aspartame sweetener is possibly carcinogenic to humans

Singer surprises paratrooper ill with cancer for his birthday

An IDF paratrooper with cancer had always wanted to sing with music star Idan Amedi. His friends made his wish come true.

Singer surprises paratrooper ill with cancer for his birthday

The nightmare is back

From one minute to the next, blood cancer attacked and thrust her and her family on a wild, frightening roller coaster.

The nightmare is back

This Israeli discovery could lead to vaccine against skin cancer

Researchers at Tel Aviv University and Sheba Hospital discover how melanoma changes its environment to support metastasis.

This Israeli discovery could lead to vaccine against skin cancer

4-Year-Old Chana's Battle for Life Against Cancer

4-year-old Chana Kagan, accompanied by her devoted parents Michoel and Esther, shares her courageous fight against a devastating liver tumor

4-Year-Old Chana's Battle for Life Against Cancer

Miri was born with cancer in her spleen, her life is in danger

The young Levingers' world collapsed as their precious newborn, their little Miri, was born with a cancerous tumor in her spleen.

Miri was born with cancer in her spleen, her life is in danger

Global Drive: Save Murray Foltyn

Jewish communities worldwide are seeking a bone marrow match for a father of 2 who is in need of a stem cell transplant to save his life.

Global Drive: Save Murray Foltyn

Skin lesion removed from Biden's chest found to be cancerous

Biden's doctor says a skin lesion removed from the President's last month chest was a basal cell carcinoma. No further treatment required.

Skin lesion removed from Biden's chest found to be cancerous

Or Needs Your Help in his Heroic Fight Against Cancer

After a year of nightmares and fainting spells, 15-year-old Or's fight against cancer is about to take a turn for the better.

Or Needs Your Help in his Heroic Fight Against Cancer

First lady has cancerous lesions removed

Surgeons remove cancerous lesion above first lady Jill Biden’s right eye and another cancerous lesion on her chest.

First lady has cancerous lesions removed

We can help Udel beat the cancer

This 14-year-old girl was suddenly torn from this rosy, idyllic world, and thrust into an ocean of pain, fear, illness and agony.

We can help Udel beat the cancer

Actress Kirstie Alley dies at 71

Actress known for her role in "Cheers" dies after recent diagnosis of cancer.

Actress Kirstie Alley dies at 71

Israeli hi-tech employees volunteer - and help cancer patients

New hi-tech project helps cancer patients receive earlier diagnosis and treatment. 'No doubt both patients and hospitals will benefit.'

Israeli hi-tech employees volunteer - and help cancer patients

Breakthrough study:

Radiation therapy effective for cancer patients' pain management

Novel treatment reduces debilitating pain symptoms in 53 percent of patients.

Radiation therapy effective for cancer patients' pain management

Sarah Huckabee Sanders undergoes surgery for thyroid cancer

Nominee for Arkansas governor reveals she underwent surgery to remove her thyroid after being diagnosed with cancer.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders undergoes surgery for thyroid cancer

Cancer diagnosis from a milliliter of blood

If larger studies confirm the results of a Weizmann Institute innovation, diagnosing cancer may one day be as easy as taking blood.

Cancer diagnosis from a milliliter of blood

Cancer patients' wigs stolen from Ichilov Hospital

Hospital calls for new donations after cancer patients find wigs have been stolen when they come to pick them up.

Cancer patients' wigs stolen from Ichilov Hospital

Jared Kushner reveals:

'I had thyroid cancer in 2019'

In new memoir, Jared Kushner reveals his cancer diagnosis in 2019. And what was Trump's response?

'I had thyroid cancer in 2019'

Biden causes confusion:

'I and so many others have cancer'

Biden mistakenly says he has cancer, when he in fact meant non-melanoma skin cancers which he had before taking office.

'I and so many others have cancer'

Breakthrough mRNA vaccine touted as pancreatic cancer cure

A new mRNA vaccine is being studied as a potential cure for pancreatic cancer.

Breakthrough mRNA vaccine touted as pancreatic cancer cure

Groundbreaking cancer study results in all patients in remission

Historic cancer study was the first where every patient was found to be in remission from their illness due to a new therapy.

Groundbreaking cancer study results in all patients in remission

The treatment that can stop the cancer and save Tzviki's life!

3 months ago, our lives were idyllic. Life was smooth, we were happy. And then, one dark day, our world collapsed.

The treatment that can stop the cancer and save Tzviki's life!

Is Putin really suffering from cancer?

Some believe Western propaganda is flaming rumors of the Russian leader's health issues, as the country takes on NATO and the West.

Is Putin really suffering from cancer?

Putin may undergo surgery for cancer

A Kremlin insider says Putin may be replaced by a hardliner ally and architect of the Ukraine war.

Putin may undergo surgery for cancer

New discovery:

The nanodrug that attacks the cancer twice

Researchers from Tel Aviv University prove that a drug delivery system based on lipid nanoparticles can utilize RNA to overcome cancer.

The nanodrug that attacks the cancer twice

New study links anticancer treatments to dental anomalies

Dental anomalies among childhood cancer survivors differ according to type of anticancer treatment received, HU researchers find.

New study links anticancer treatments to dental anomalies

Antibodies fight cancer, too

Natural antibodies found in tumors could point the way toward improved immunotherapy.

Antibodies fight cancer, too

10 Ukrainian children with cancer brought to Israel

Israeli Ambassador to Romania David Saranga, Schneider Children’s Medical Center, help bring children from Kyiv to Israel for treatment.

10 Ukrainian children with cancer brought to Israel

Biden : We can end cancer as we know it

Biden announces plans to revive the 'Cancer Moonshot' program to lower death rate from cancer.

Biden : We can end cancer as we know it

Esther Pollard passes away

Esther Pollard, wife of Jonathan Pollard, passes away after battling cancer and COVID-19.

Esther Pollard passes away

Making cancer immunotherapy more accessible

Off-the-shelf therapies to be developed for entire groups of patients.

Making cancer immunotherapy more accessible

Watch: Has Israel discovered a cure for cancer?

Israeli scientists believe they have come up with a unique solution that may prove highly-effective in treating the malignant disease.

Watch: Has Israel discovered a cure for cancer?

JScreen announces at-home cancer genetic screening program

Testing for more than 60 cancer susceptibility genes now offered by non-for-profit American genetic screening program.

JScreen announces at-home cancer genetic screening program

Can your immune system be reprogrammed to kill cancer?

Israeli researchers discover new way to fight cancer: by reprogramming immune system to fight cancer. And it all starts with gut bacteria.

Can your immune system be reprogrammed to kill cancer?

My father has skin cancer and is in grave danger

Debt and medical bills are a noose around Reuven's neck. We can save him.

My father has skin cancer and is in grave danger

Dr. Zelenko Being Treated for Life Threatening Cancer

Please support Dr. Zelenko’s family!

Dr. Zelenko Being Treated for Life Threatening Cancer

TV viewer may have saved anchor's life

Viewer of TV show noticed something particular on host's neck. What she did next may have saved the anchor's life.

TV viewer may have saved anchor's life

Israeli research: Antioxidant-rich food may increase cancer risk

Antioxidant-rich foods like black tea, chocolate and berries may increase risk for certain cancers, according to Hebrew U research team.

Israeli research: Antioxidant-rich food may increase cancer risk

Israeli scientists identify new culprit behind cancerous growths

Scientists in Israel now say tumor-specific bacteria may be partially to blame for cancerous growths.

Israeli scientists identify new culprit behind cancerous growths

When she had an episode, he was the best at calming her down

For the Bracha family, tragedy played the slow game.

When she had an episode, he was the best at calming her down

Readers followed their story. Yesterday, she passed away

A message from the Gutman family, whose story has appeared in Jewish news sites over recent months, telling the story of a brave mother.

Readers followed their story. Yesterday, she passed away

Did my late father officiate at your wedding?

The daughter of Rabbi Daniel Beller, who married off hundreds of couples, is asking people to send in videos of their weddings.

Did my late father officiate at your wedding?

Blind woman identifies cancer patients by their voice

Osnat Bublil lost vision at young age, but did not give up studying to become massage therapist; currently works with patients at Hadassah.

Blind woman identifies cancer patients by their voice

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is ‘cancer free’

Supreme Court Justice says operation to remove a localized malignant tumor was successful..

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is ‘cancer free’

Discovery at Hebrew University could revolutionize chemotherapy

New technique singles out cancer cells while leaving healthy ones unharmed, enabling patients to receive less chemo and fewer side effects.

Discovery at Hebrew University could revolutionize chemotherapy

Reality TV Star, fighting for her life

"I received the worst possible news, I broke down screaming"

Reality TV Star, fighting for her life

Double surgery on pregnant mom with brain tumor saves son

Surgery performed at Jerusalem's Hadassah Hospital on 28-year-old mom-to-be with brain tumor saves her son's life.

Double surgery on pregnant mom with brain tumor saves son

MDA's 'Wish Ambulance' fulfills a dream

Ohr Wilhelm, a 14-year-old boy from Eilat, fulfilled his dream of meeting his favorite gamer with the help of MDA's Wish Ambulance.

MDA's 'Wish Ambulance' fulfills a dream