A collection of wigs worth more than $350,000 that were intended for cancer patients at BC Children's Hospital have been stolen from a store in Vancouver. Police say at least 150 wigs worth about $2,500 each were taken from Eva and Company Wigs on Friday morning.
Canadian researchers have discovered that chemotherapy can change cancerous cells in patients with acute myeloid leukemia, allowing them to camouflage themselves before causing a relapse of the disease.
Stand Up To Cancer says its sixth celebrity-filled telethon was its most successful yet. The organization said Sunday that the fundraiser received more than US$123 million in pledges from the U.S. and Canada.
Researchers from the University of Sydney suggest that doctors who use the word “cancer” when diagnosing low-risk forms of the disease can inadvertently cause patient stress and anxiety, thus leading to unnecessary treatments.