Pfizer Expands Recall of Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix Due to Cancer-Causing Agent

Pfizer Expands Recall of Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix Due to Cancer-Causing Agent

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has expanded a voluntary recall on its anti-smoking drug Chantix due to the presence of a potential cancer-causing agent.
Cancer Suicide Pact Leaves Three Dead Including 5-Month-Old Infant

Couple Commits Suicide Pact With 5-Month-Old Infant After Dad Was Diagnosed With Incurable Cancer

Three people were found shot to death on Wednesday in Arizona in an apparent double-murder suicide. This includes a 5-month-old infant in the case.
Moderna Cancer Vaccine Shows Promising Results in Early Clinical Trial

Moderna Cancer Vaccine Shows Promising Results in Early Clinical Trial

Moderna announced on Wednesday the promising results of its experimental cancer vaccine during an early-stage clinical trial.
Diabetes Drug Metformin Hydrochloride Recalls over Possible Cancer-Causing Ingredient

Diabetes Drug Metformin Hydrochloride Recalled Over Possible Cancer-Causing Ingredient

Metformin Hydrochloride, a drug prescribed to diabetic patients, has been recalled over the concerns that it might contain a large amount of cancer-causing ingredients.
Guitar Hero Eddie Van Halen Gone Dies from Throat Cancer

Guitar Hero Eddie Van Halen Dies From Throat Cancer

Eddie Van Halen, the co-founder of the iconic rock band Van Halen, died on Tuesday morning after battling with throat cancer for more than 10 years. The legendary guitarist was 65.
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Signs of Deadly Health Conditions You May Not Notice

When we look for signs of deadly health conditions like heart disease and cancer, we often assume the symptoms are easy to see and are impossible to ignore. But the truth is, most of these hide in plain sight.
Leila Janah

What Leila Janah Passed on Before Passing Away

At a very young age of 37, Leila Janah died of Epithelioid Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer; nonetheless, her legacy remains.
Researchers Projected 142% Rise in Latino Cancer by 2030

Researchers Projected 142% Rise in Latino Cancer by 2030

Latinos face a staggering 142% projected rise in cancer cases by 2030. To prevent this, international cancer experts intensified their research and published a book with recommendations to reduce Latino cancer.
California EPA aims to add Monsanto's Roundup to the list of cancer-causing chemicals

Monsanto Herbicide Causes Cancer, California EPA Says

Monsanto wages legal fight against California's carcinogenic designation of its product.
Alan Rickman, Dead at 69

Alan Rickman Iconic 'Harry Potter' Star Dead at 69

Legendary British actor Alan Rickman passed away at the age of 69, sources confirmed Thursday.
David Bowie Dies From Cancer at 69

David Bowie Dies From Cancer at 69

Legendary English singer and songwriter David Bowie died on Jan. 10 after an 18-month battle with cancer. He was 69.
Smog and Air Pollution in Los Angeles

Poor Immigrant Communities Face Increased Risk of Cancer From Toxic Pollution: Study

The University of Washington has produced research, which found that approximately 3.5 percent of neighborhoods in Houston have the highest risk for cancer in the nation. The research also determines that toxic conditions are a threat to many poor immigrant Latino communities.

Hazardous Chemicals at Discount Retailers Affecting Black and Latino Youth: Study

Chemicals emitted from older furniture and dollar store products can cause serious health problems, most often affecting children from black and Latino households.
Modified herpes virus helps scientists fight skin cancer

'Second Cancers' Threaten Health, Lives of Cancer Survivors

The rate of "second cancers" have been on the upswing for the past few decades, increasingly affecting the health and lives of cancer survivors, according to a new report.
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Cancer Rates Among Latina Women on Rise, Studies Say

The latest studies show that Hispanic women are becoming more at risk to different types of cancers.
The human papillomavirus (HPV), the microbial that causes most cervical cancers, can significantly increase the risk of developing throat cancer, according to a new study published by the University o

Sexually Transmitted DNA Virus Can Lead to Cancer, But Vaccine Can Curb Likelihood of Cervical Cancer

The sexually transmitted DNA virus, which can lead to numerous types of cancer, especially cervical cancer, is called human papillomavirus virus (HPV), and totally preventable. Unfortunately, many people don't know that.
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