Reprogrammed Cells Attack and Tame Deadly Cancer in One Woman

Another patient who had the same treatment did not survive. But the demonstration of the technique could help with other cancers.

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Timothy Keller on Hope Amidst Terminal Cancer

“I look at Easter and I say, ‘Because of this, I can face anything.’”

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Looking for Early Warning Signs of Pancreatic Cancer

Scientists are exploring whether the onset of diabetes may in some cases herald the existence of one of the most deadly of all cancers.

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How Scientists Shot Down Cancer’s ‘Death Star’

No drug could touch a quivering protein implicated in a variety of tumors. Then one chemist saw an opening.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court’s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87

The second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice Ginsburg’s pointed and powerful dissenting opinions earned her late-life rock stardom.

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Cancer Projects to Diversify Genetic Research Receive New Grants

Because much cancer research and clinical trials have been based on white populations, efforts to explore the ways race and ethnicity influence disease are underway.

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Justice Ginsburg in the Hospital Again

She underwent a “minimally invasive” procedure to repair a bile duct stent and is expected to be released this week.

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Alex Trebek Is Still in the Game

In his new memoir, the longtime “Jeopardy!” host delivers clues and facts about himself, and looks back on his life as he struggles with advanced pancreatic cancer.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Hospitalized With a Possible Infection

Justice Ginsburg, 87, underwent an endoscopic procedure at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore to clean out a bile duct stent, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said.

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Why Can’t We Stop Pancreatic Cancer?

There is little a person can do to prevent it, and there is nothing comparable to mammography or colonoscopy to screen for it when it is most amenable to cure.

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