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Researchers with the World Health Organization believe a simple urine test might be able to detect bladder cancer up to 10 years sooner than a clinical diagnosis.
When Newt Johnson found out his little sister was sick, he started growing out his hair until it was long enough to make a wig. But because of his school's policies, that also meant withdrawing from his high school.
A massive, decade-long study sequencing the genomes of dozens of cancers has revealed the secrets of how tumours form and may pave the way for better and more targeted treatment.
New research has uncovered a T-cell receptor that can distinguish between cancerous and healthy cells, potentially leading to a universal cancer treatment.
A London, Ont., man who used Twitter to share his honest depictions of living with terminal cancer -- with a touch of comedy -- has died at 50.
A 6-year-old boy who has been battling cancer got a surprise standing ovation from his classmates when he returned to school after finishing his last round of chemotherapy.
American Cancer Society researchers on Wednesday reported the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, a drop they credited to advances in lung-tumour treatments.
After losing her right eye and part of her jaw to cancer, a Brazilian woman is getting a new face thanks to a digitally-engineered prosthesis.
A 49-year-old Ontario man has attracted a legion of Twitter followers thanks to his honest yet comical depiction of living with terminal cancer.
A new study sheds light on one potential health benefit of exercise: a lower risk of certain cancers.
The community of Amherstburg, Ont. came together to grant the Christmas wish of a young Ontario boy who is battling an aggressive form of cancer, covering his house in donated Christmas lights.