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Testicular cancer: Raise awareness with this campaign

Testicular cancer: Raise awareness with this campaign A ballsy new social media campaign by Testicular Cancer New Zealand has begun for International Testicular Cancer Awareness Month.They want you to go out and draw massive male genitalia all across New Zealand while exercising, and according to them: The bigger the better.

Coldplay's Chris Martin visits sick fan hours before concert

Coldplay's Chris Martin visits sick fan hours before concert ABS-CBN News reports that hours before Coldplay performed at the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds this week, Martin took the time to visit one of his biggest fans, Ken Valiant Santiago.Some of his favorites are 'A Sky Full of Stars,' 'Adventure of a Lifetime,' 'Hymn for the Weekend,' 'Everglow,'" he wrote.

New technique not only detects cancer, it can pinpoint its location from blood samples

New technique not only detects cancer, it can pinpoint its location from blood samples They’ve called the computer program CancerLocator, and it simultaneously detects cancer and determines where in the body the cancer is located by analyzing a sample of the patient’s blood.“The cell-free DNAs are extracted from blood samples and subjected to DNA methylation profiling,” Jasmine Zhou, one of the researchers who leads the project, told Digital Trends.

PSA: Melanoma (as told by the patient and his sister)

"I am not Steve.I didn't know Steve, but he is a friend of a friend who is now a cancer survivor.

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.