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    J&J ordered to pay $417 million in trial over talc cancer risks

    By Nate Raymond (Reuters) – A California jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-based products like Johnson’s Baby Powder for feminine hygiene. The Los Angeles Superior Court jury’s verdict in favor of California resident Eva Echeverria was […]

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    People Are Selling a Fake Cancer Treatment That Could Actually Kill You

    By Rosemary Donahue. Photo by: Getty Images. It can be hard to make sense of different treatments and cut through to the facts when your health is at stake. When you hear that something natural without doctor approval may cure your cancer, for example, you may be tempted to try it — and possibly end […]

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    This Lingerie Brand Teamed Up With A Terminally Ill Teen To Fight Sexual Abuse

    New Zealand-based lingerie label Lonely has been doing an ongoing journal series featuring candid, un-retouched portraits of inspiring women wearing their brand. The series, calledLonely Girls, includes some big names such as Lena Dunham and Jemima Kirke. In their most recent addition to the series, they teamed up with Eva McGauley for a great cause. […]

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    Woman Who Faked Cancer Will Serve 2.5 Extra Years

    A woman imprisoned for fraud got out of her four-year sentence by convincing authorities she had terminal cancer. She does not actually have cancer. She now has to complete her original jail sentence and serve 30 extra months. A Connecticut woman who lied about having cancer to avoid reporting to prison on a fraud conviction […]

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    This Treatment Might Replace Chemotherapy for Some Cancers

    Chemotherapy used to be the main treatment method for cancer patients, but a growing body of research has found that immunotherapy can be beneficial — and even better — than chemo in some situations. Now a new study on treatment for a particular type of lung cancer has found that people who undergo immunotherapy have […]

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    BALTIMORE - AUGUST 15:  Dr. Julie Brahmer (R) and Katie Thornton review PET scans of a patient being treated at the Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins August 15, 2005 in Baltimore, Maryland. Since its inception in 1973, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins has been dedicated to better understanding human cancers and finding more effective treatments.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
    3 Key Takeaways from the World’s Biggest Cancer Conference

    Today is the last day of the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting in Chicago. The yearly confab is the biggest cancer conference in the world, attracting more than 30,000 oncology researchers, biopharma executives, investors, and public health experts. ASCO presents tiny biotechs and drug giants alike an opportunity to present their latest […]