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Court rules to shut down a mobile tower after a man alleges he got cancer from it

Court rules to shut down a mobile tower after a man alleges he got cancer from it In a unique ruling, India’s Supreme Court has ordered to shut down a mobile tower after a man alleged that he got cancer from its radiation.He was exposed to this "radiation" for 14 years, something he firmly believes  afflicted him with Hodgkin's Lymphoma.

Artificial organ may help patients form the cancer-fighting cells they need

Artificial organ may help patients form the cancer-fighting cells they need If said research happens to involve an artificial organ, which can be described as a “bionic thymus” — well, all the better.They’ve managed to use an artificial thymus to transform blood stem cells into T cells, the white blood cells that are used to help our immune system get their fight on.

AI can screen for cervical cancer more accurately than other methods

AI can screen for cervical cancer more accurately than other methods “More than 80 percent of the deaths from cervical cancer occur in developing countries.That means that a lot of patients, even if they go for screening, have their cancer undetected.

This cancer survivor's date will make you weep tears of joy

This cancer survivor's date will make you weep tears of joy A cancer survivor shared her moving story of how she came to embrace her prosthetic leg on reality dating show First Dates.Viewers took to Twitter to share how moved they were by the couple.

This 'Dota' player's life was hit hard hard by cancer and his story is inspiring

This 'Dota' player's life was hit hard hard by cancer and his story is inspiring Dominik "Black^" Reitmeier plays Dota 2 for Team Faceless.When he was a teenager, his dad passed away, losing a fight with three different cancers at once.

Ghost Stories (first abridge)

Ghost Stories (first abridge) Ghost Stories (first abridge) [BACK STORY]Disregard the cancer captions.This is from am anime called Ghost Stories.

Meet CRISPR: Our Genetic Superweapon

Meet CRISPR: Our Genetic Superweapon When we think of genetic damage or mutation, our minds either jump to pulp heroes like Bruce Banner or grotesque, deformed creatures.And it’s all thanks to CRISPR — a genetic superweapon.

Deep Learning, AI Could One Day Assist in Spotting Cancer

Deep Learning, AI Could One Day Assist in Spotting Cancer The Data Science Bowl is one such program, and awarding its prize is a critical milestone in support of the Cancer Moonshot.The event assembled both the data science and medical communities to develop AI and other algorithms that can detect lung cancer, as MIT Technology Review reports, in competition for a privately bankrolled $1M prize.

Designer Virus Tells the Immune System How to Fight Cancer

Designer Virus Tells the Immune System How to Fight Cancer Most attempts to fight cancer with the body’s natural defenses are based on “disinhibiting” your immune system.However, stimulating the immune system to specifically fight the cancer is much more challenging.

This Tiny Radioactive Implant is a Powerhouse for Treating Prostate Cancer

This Tiny Radioactive Implant is a Powerhouse for Treating Prostate Cancer ” Even though there does exist a less-extreme path that prostate cancer can take, there’s still a continuum of severity and aggression, just like there is for any kind of cancer.For those people who do require more aggressive treatments such as radiation, there’s a tiny implant among the relatively less-scary options for prostate cancer treatment.

Force Fields Become a Weapon in the Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Force Fields Become a Weapon in the Fight Against Prostate Cancer Scientists from the UK have figured out how to use a force field to separate cells, and it’s about to change prostate cancer research.One difference between normal and cancerous prostate cells is that where normal prostate cells use zinc to carry out their biologically ordained function, prostate cancers are devoid of zinc.

Single-Dose Radiation Found Effective for Prostate Cancer

Single-Dose Radiation Found Effective for Prostate Cancer Iridium also has isotopes that are useful in cancer treatment — and especially in prostate cancer treatment.The results of a two-year study from Europe have come in, concerning the use of iridium-192 in single-dose radiation therapy for prostate cancer.