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Dudes are drawing a 'dick and balls' with their GPS trackers for a good cause

Dudes are drawing a 'dick and balls' with their GPS trackers for a good cause But most young guys would laugh at the sight of a giant penis drawing.Now a new campaign called "#GoBallsOut" aims to raise awareness of the disease through dick drawings on maps.

Dad celebrates cancer-free diagnosis with the perfect t-shirt

Dad celebrates cancer-free diagnosis with the perfect t-shirt Being diagnosed as cancer-free is absolutely something to celebrate, so why not honor this milestone with a new outfit to go with a new outlook?posted photos of her father, who received his remission diagnosis after battling stage four non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, wearing the coolest "Straight Outta Chemo" t-shirt.

These knitted, woolly boobs are making life better for breast cancer survivors

These knitted, woolly boobs are making life better for breast cancer survivors Many people's knitting efforts focus on jumpers, scarves, children's clothes and blankets.But, one breast cancer survivor is knitting hundreds of woolen breasts for women who've had mastectomies due to breast cancer.

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.