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My father has skin cancer and is in grave danger

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.Sponsored Content, 22/09/2020 09:02
Dr. Zelenko Being Treated for Life Threatening Cancer. Let’s Help His Family!

Dr. Zelenko Being Treated for Life Threatening Cancer. Let’s Help His Family!

Please support Dr. Zelenko’s family!Sponsored Content, 18/08/2020 23:21
TV viewer may have saved anchor's life

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.Eitan Divinsky, 02/08/2020 23:32
Readers followed their story. Yesterday, she passed away

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.Sponsered Content, 31/07/2020 18:24
Hebrew U research: Antioxidant-rich foods may increase risk for certain cancers

Hebrew U research: Antioxidant-rich foods may increase risk for certain cancers

Antioxidant-rich foods like black tea, chocolate and berries may increase risk for certain cancers, according to Hebrew U research team.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2020 19:50
Israeli scientists identify new culprit behind cancerous growths: tumor-specific bacteria

Israeli scientists identify new culprit behind cancerous growths: tumor-specific bacteria

Scientists in Israel now say tumor-specific bacteria may be partially to blame for cancerous growths.Larry Luxner, JTA, 28/07/2020 09:08
When she had an episode, he was the best at calming her down

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

For the Bracha family, tragedy played the slow game.Sponsored Content, 27/07/2020 14:45
Did my late father officiate at your wedding?

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.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 19/07/2020 22:03
Blind woman identifies cancer patients by their voice

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2020 21:20
Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is ‘cancer free’

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is ‘cancer free’

Supreme Court Justice says operation to remove a localized malignant tumor was successful..Marcy Oster/JTA, 09/01/2020 18:30
Discovery at Hebrew University could revolutionize chemotherapy

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2019 09:09
Reality TV Star, fighting for her life

Reality TV Star, fighting for her life

"I received the worst possible news, I broke down screaming"Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/11/2019 17:12
Double surgery on pregnant mom with brain tumor saves son

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2019 10:26
MDA's 'Wish Ambulance' fulfills a dream

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2019 21:09
Israel gives new hope to patients with multiple myeloma

Israel gives new hope to patients with multiple myeloma

Patients with deadly form of bone marrow cancer leading longer, better lives thanks to Israeli research.Larry Luxner/JTA, 26/08/2019 21:30
Smoking kills someone every 4 seconds

Smoking kills someone every 4 seconds

Every year, 165,000 children worldwide die due to secondhand smoke - and a whopping 20% of all cancer cases are linked to smoking.Chana Roberts, 28/05/2019 13:42
Hebrew U scientists reveal new 'decoy' method to fight cancer

Hebrew U scientists reveal new 'decoy' method to fight cancer

Researchers at Hebrew U create decoy molecules that block RNA-binding proteins from spreading cancer. 'A new approach to the war on cancer.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2019 09:45
Sheldon Adelson diagnosed with cancer

Sheldon Adelson diagnosed with cancer

Jewish philanthropist's diagnosis discovered after attorney says he's unable to testify in court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2019 10:48
Cancer Shatters Family of 5

Cancer Shatters Family of 5

Cancer takes a harsh financial toll, often leaving large families with no way to pay the most basic bills.L. Berman, 14/01/2019 16:40
Recovering cancer patients to be allowed to enlist for combat

Recovering cancer patients to be allowed to enlist for combat

Those recovering from cancer 5 years prior may enlist for combat, HIV-positive people will be recruited; overweight will receive 72 profile.Mordechai Sones, 09/12/2018 10:36
Wanted to end his life near Rebbe Nachman

Wanted to end his life near Rebbe Nachman

23-year-old American Jewish cancer patient fulfills dying wish to pass away near grave of famous Tzaddik in Uman. 2,700 sent to the hospitalUzi Baruch, 11/09/2018 21:27
Norm Coleman says his cancer is at advanced stage

Norm Coleman says his cancer is at advanced stage

Former chairman of the Republican Jewish Coalition says cancer has returned, optimistic about treatment.JTA, 15/08/2018 22:54
Devastating Update on Klatzkin Family

Devastating Update on Klatzkin Family

Beit Shemesh family with 9 children loses father to cancer, in deep debt from medical bills., 04/07/2018 18:34
Fox News columnist Charles Krauthammer has just weeks to live

Fox News columnist Charles Krauthammer has just weeks to live

Charles Krauthammer says he leaves life 'with no regrets' after losing his battle with cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2018 23:42
Tragedy in Modi'in Illit

Tragedy in Modi'in Illit

Head of city business licensing department, mother of 10 who did her best to facilitate granting of licenses, passes away at 42 from cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/05/2018 15:00
Senator McCain in 'stable condition' following surgery

Senator McCain in 'stable condition' following surgery

John McCain, diagnosed with cancer in 2017, underwent surgery to treat intestinal infection, said to be in 'stable condition'.David Rosenberg, 17/04/2018 11:49
'A father who took care of orphans, a man of the people'

'A father who took care of orphans, a man of the people'

1,000 turn out for funeral of former Chief IDF Rabbi Avichai Rontzki, who passed away Sunday the age of 66 after 2-year battle with cancer.Eliran Aharon, 01/04/2018 19:21
New study aims to be a model for genetic testing

New study aims to be a model for genetic testing

A new study for cancer risk in Ashkenazic Jews aims to create a new model for genetic testing.JTA, 17/03/2018 19:04
'Airline had no compassion' as child with cancer misses flight

'Airline had no compassion' as child with cancer misses flight

Mother of 3-year-old child flying to see surgeon says extended security line, relocation of flight gate, heartlessness caused missed flight.JTA, 15/03/2018 21:29
Will this Druze-Israeli cure chemotherapy-induced infertility?

Will this Druze-Israeli cure chemotherapy-induced infertility?

Curing infertility after chemotherapy: This Druze-Israeli scientist may have the key.JTA, 10/03/2018 18:57
'My son is dying of cancer, how can you draft him?'

'My son is dying of cancer, how can you draft him?'

Family of haredi teen who died of cancer says army harassed them until days after his death, demanding he show up to draft office.David Rosenberg, 16/01/2018 11:46
A special Hanukkah performance for children with cancer

A special Hanukkah performance for children with cancer

Military rabbinate band plays for children with cancer at Ichilov hospital in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/12/2017 12:21
They died of cancer and left many orphans behind

They died of cancer and left many orphans behind

44-year-old father of 10 and 34-year-old mother of 8 die of cancer a few hours apart in central Israeli hospital.Michal Levi, 06/11/2017 15:21
Dozens of Jerusalem volunteers seek to 'drive' cancer away

Dozens of Jerusalem volunteers seek to 'drive' cancer away

Volunteer organization pays for expensive medications not covered by insurance, drives cancer patients to and from hospitals.Uzi Baruch, 29/09/2017 10:20
Israel to compensate nuclear scientists suffering from cancer

Israel to compensate nuclear scientists suffering from cancer

Israel agrees to compensate Nuclear Research Center workers, Center denies responsibility for illness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2017 11:08
Terminally ill woman granted last wish - sees grandson join IDF

Terminally ill woman granted last wish - sees grandson join IDF

MDA 'Ambulance of Wishes' brings terminally ill grandmother to watch her grandson's induction at the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2017 18:29
101-year-old Australian man survives cancer

101-year-old Australian man survives cancer

At 101, Bert Collins has survived two World Wars and fought in one, seen 23 prime ministers - and recently won a battle with cancer.Tal Polon, 07/09/2017 09:39
Israeli-American company's big exit

Israeli-American company's big exit

American pharmaceutical giant buys company which is developing way to use patients' own immune system to kill cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/08/2017 14:47
Why you should fear skin cancer – and how to avoid it

Why you should fear skin cancer – and how to avoid it

As skin cancer rates skyrocket, Israeli and American researchers team up to find a cure. Will immunotherapy be it?JTA, 05/08/2017 20:50
Colorectal cancer risk may be related to weight in adolescence

Colorectal cancer risk may be related to weight in adolescence

Huge cohort study finds overweight, obese teens have 50% higher risk of colorectal cancers down the line.Chana Roberts, 28/07/2017 11:15
McCain: I'll be back soon

McCain: I'll be back soon

Despite surgery to remove cancerous tumor near left eye, Senator John McCain pledges to return to Senate soon.David Rosenberg, 20/07/2017 20:34
​​​​​​​Study reveals elevated cancer risk in Holocaust survivors

​​​​​​​Study reveals elevated cancer risk in Holocaust survivors

Longitudinal study shows Holocaust survivors born in occupied countries have highest risk, those denied compensation from gov't have lowest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2017 07:57
Woman dies of cancer two days after giving birth

Woman dies of cancer two days after giving birth

Michal Aharonov Ben-Re’i, 38, passes away only two days after her baby is born by a c-section operation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2017 11:09
Court allows resignation of Hadassah child cancer doctors

Court allows resignation of Hadassah child cancer doctors

Judges rejected the request of the hospital to issue an injunction against the resignation of doctors in the child cancer department.Reut Hadar, 26/05/2017 07:57
Rare genetic defect may lead to cancer drug

Rare genetic defect may lead to cancer drug

A lack of the protein citrin slows children’s growth; blocking it in cancer slows tumor growth.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2017 14:28
'Fighting for our children's lives'

'Fighting for our children's lives'

Parents of child cancer patients at Hadassah hospital concerned that patients will be left without treatment, term it a 'death sentence.'Benny Toker, 03/05/2017 19:54
Jewish father of 3 whose donor search inspired celebrities dies

Jewish father of 3 whose donor search inspired celebrities dies

Adam Krief, a Jewish cancer patient whose search for a bone marrow donor captured the attention of social media and celebrities, has died.JTA, 14/03/2017 22:53
'Miracle drug' saves Jewish hockey player with two weeks to live

'Miracle drug' saves Jewish hockey player with two weeks to live

Miracle drug with Israeli roots saves Jewish hockey player hit with cancer.JTA, 11/03/2017 23:28
Chief of Staff has cancerous tumor removed

Chief of Staff has cancerous tumor removed

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot undergoes surgery to remove his prostate due to a cancerous growth.Kobi Finkler, 20/01/2017 02:05
Jewish cancer patient finds bone marrow donor

Jewish cancer patient finds bone marrow donor

After a highly publicized search, a Jewish man with a deadly cancer has found a bone marrow donor.JTA, 07/12/2016 04:54
Israeli researchers uncover a survival mechanism in cancer cells

Israeli researchers uncover a survival mechanism in cancer cells

Scientists make new advances in the fight against cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2016 15:25
'I don’t want to die, help me cheat death'

'I don’t want to die, help me cheat death'

Girl gets her dying wish: to be cryogenically frozen after succumbing to cancer, in the hopes that she may be healed in the future.David Rosenberg, 18/11/2016 11:52
Wall of screens guides, tracks tumor removal

Wall of screens guides, tracks tumor removal

Rambam Hospital unveils state-of-the-art digital control system for delicate cancer removal surgeries.Hillel Fendel, 01/11/2016 19:37
Incredible: Baby born twice at Texas hospital

Incredible: Baby born twice at Texas hospital

Baby removed from mother's womb months early to remove a deadly tumor now growing steadily after successful second birth.Gary Willig, 26/10/2016 19:19
Israeli cancer research breakthrough

Israeli cancer research breakthrough

A new Israeli study reveals how melanoma spreads to other organs with fatal consequences. Researchers discover chemicals to block growth.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2016 10:42
Experts call for expanded cancer screening

Experts call for expanded cancer screening

Half of those who could benefit from a life-saving cancer gene test are not eligible for the screening under the current rules.JTA, 12/07/2016 02:55
Haifa oil spill raises issues, no answers

Haifa oil spill raises issues, no answers

Underwater pipe explodes, oil pours into Haifa Bay. Study linking pollution and cancer lead to greater efforts to shut down the refineries.Rachel Kaplan, 05/07/2016 15:51