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Antibodies fight cancer, too

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

Antibodies fight cancer, too

For cancer patients, being upper class means a longer life

New research exposes link between higher socioeconomic status and longer life expectancy for cancer patients.

For cancer patients, being upper class means a longer life

New medication gives hope to myeloma patients

Groundbreaking treatment prevents the proliferation of cancerous cells.

New medication gives hope to myeloma patients

Researchers find way to 'activate' immune system against cancer

Team of researchers from Harvard and Bar-Ilan U discover mechanism that allows immune system to attack cancer cells better than ever before.

Researchers find way to 'activate' immune system against cancer

For first time in 40 years, cure for acute leukemia within reach

Hebrew University drug trials show 50% cure rate in lab mice.

For first time in 40 years, cure for acute leukemia within reach

New study looks to create more effective cancer detection

Israeli company works with Bar-Ilan University to develop innovative method for diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

New study looks to create more effective cancer detection

Will Israeli researchers cure late-stage cancer?

Immunotherapy treatments being developed in Israel offer new hope for cancer patients.

Will Israeli researchers cure late-stage cancer?

Top cancer doc turns his sights toward Israel with new post

Cancer expert Dr. Mark Israel says he aims to 'provide the opportunity' for people who want to make a difference in cancer research.

Top cancer doc turns his sights toward Israel with new post

These Israeli scientists are giving new hope to kids with cancer

Israeli scientists are identifying what causes tumors to develop, hoping to block the growth process.

These Israeli scientists are giving new hope to kids with cancer

Single blood test screens for eight cancer types

New blood test can identify cancers with up to 99% specificity.

Single blood test screens for eight cancer types

Israeli researchers target, shrink metastasized growths

Bar Ilan researchers discover enzyme supporting metastatic cells, develop compound to eliminate them.

Israeli researchers target, shrink metastasized growths

Kitchen spice helps woman beat cancer

After conventional treatments fail, 67-year-old woman tries capsules of a kitchen spice - and beats cancer.

Kitchen spice helps woman beat cancer

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.

Colorectal cancer risk may be related to weight in adolescence

2 Israeli Nobel Prize winners save Chicago lawyer's life

Israeli cancer research leads to life-saving drug - and a grateful patient joins the Israel Cancer Research Fund.

2 Israeli Nobel Prize winners save Chicago lawyer's life

Technion opens new cancer research center

Scientists and researchers from around the world gather in Haifa for the inauguration of the Technion Integrated Cancer Center (TICC).

Technion opens new cancer research center

Israeli cancer research breakthrough

A new Israeli study reveals how melanoma spreads to other organs with fatal consequences. Researchers discover chemicals to block growth.

Israeli scientists announce breakthrough in cancer research

Spit test could detect cancer in 10 minutes

Scientists develop new cancer test using drops of saliva which can detect the lethal disease in record time.

Spit test could detect cancer in 10 minutes

Woman's Cancer Drives Daughter to Research Advance

Research by Ariel University's Dr. Svetlana Bunimovich, whose mother had cancer, will improve BCG treatment.

Woman's Cancer Drives Daughter to Research Breakthrough

Israel Develops Blood Test to Detect Breast Cancer

Octava Pink test already available in Israel and Italy; FDA reviewing procedure for use in the US.

Israel Develops Blood Test to Detect Breast Cancer

Israel Discovers New Therapy For Brain Cancer

Israeli researchers at the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School made a ground breaking discovery of a cancer-driving protein.

Israel Discovers New Therapy For Brain Cancer

Breakthrough Reveals How Leukemia Cells Multiply

Weizmann Institute researchers discover that a “standoff” between mutated gene, healthy counterpart, keeps cancer cells alive.

Scientific Breakthrough Reveals How Leukemia Cells Multiply

Prof. Levitzki chosen for Cancer Research Award

Levitzki was chosen in recognition of contributions to signal transduction therapy and work on tyrosine kinase inhibitors.

Prof. Levitzki chosen for American Cancer Research Award

Test May Help Screen for More Types of Cancer

In the pilot study, the test was able to accurately detect each of 24 endometrial cancers, a 100 percent success rate.

Smear Test May Help Screen for More Types of Cancer