Cancer

Novartis breast cancer drug Kisqali wins European panel backing

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ZURICH (Reuters) - A European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel recommended on Friday approving Novartis's Kisqali drug, bolstering the Swiss drugmaker's bid to challenge rival Pfizer's Ibrance against tough-to-treat...

Consumer Reports: Best sunscreens for protection and value

It can be easy to get burned when buying sunscreen. Consumer Reports' expert testing reveals which lotions and sprays offer the best protection and the best value too.

'I'll fight it': Saskatoon writer, advocate Jordon Cooper diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer

His cancer diagnosis is grim, but a longtime Saskatoon commentator and civic advocate is doing his best to maintain a sense of normalcy, honesty and even humour. Jordon Cooper has written a column for The Saskatoon StarPhoenix...

Mother and daughter fight breast cancer together, undergo double mastectomies

A mother and daughter from Montreal were diagnosed with breast cancer within six months of each other.

‘Cancer Slayer’ Shannen Doherty Gets Her Groovy Hair Back Again

“Cancer slayer” Shannen Doherty flaunts curly locks during vacation and she looks amazing. According to People magazine, the 46-year-old actress gave an update on how she was doing Wednesday by posting photos for her 940,000 fans...

Women with BRCA gene mutations given clearer picture of breast and ovarian cancer risk

Results of Australian study will provide carriers with greater confidence in decisions they make about prevention strategies Women who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations now have the clearest picture yet of their risk of...

Lung cancer reported as leading cause of cancer death for men and women in Saskatchewan

One in two Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime according to a Canadian Cancer Statistics report released Tuesday by the Canadian Cancer Society.

Young Calgary cancer patient recovering from liver transplant needs ‘a miracle’

Shortly before her second birthday, Greta had been diagnosed with hepatablastoma, a rare form of pediatric liver cancer.

Cancer cases in Manitoba expected to increase 60 per cent

A new study from the Canadian Cancer Society is projecting a dramatic increase in the number of new cancer cases in Manitoba over the next 20 years.

Cancer survival rates by the numbers in Canada

Although cancer rates are on the rise in Canada, the rate of surviving the disease is also increasing, according to a new study.

One in two Canadians will get cancer, and one in four will die from it: Report

Cancer is now the leading cause of death in Canada, according to the Canadian Cancer Society's annual statistics report. In 2017, some 206,000 will be diagnosed and 80,800 will die

Inaugural ‘Light the Night’ walk in Lethbridge raises $10,000

Around 70 people came out to Henderson Lake on Saturday holding lanterns in solidarity. Red in support, gold in memory and white for survivors and those still fighting.

Cutting Edge Advances In Cancer Therapy Revealed At ASCO Conference

The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the largest global cancer conference of the year, brought together the world’s top cancer researchers from June 2-6 in Chicago where they shared the latest...

Doctors Fess Up to Falsely Diagnosing a Woman With Cancer, But Not Before She Had a Mastectomy

Flickr CC/KOMUnews For many women, one of the scariest moments in their life is the moment they feel a lump in their breast. When 51-year-old Eduvigis …

Hair dyes, relaxers linked to increased risk of breast cancer: study

Women's risk of developing breast cancer increases by up to 74 per cent, depending on race, new study finds.