Cancer

  • 2022-02-08 20:29When Cancer Seems InvincibleLast chance for tumor patients

    Have all options been exhausted? Devastating news. But there are ways of therapies that are not yet approved, experimental or too expensive.
    By Ingo Bach
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  • 05/02/2022 14:49No nicotine, no steak, no sunburnDoes a healthy lifestyle prevent cancer?

    Some habits that make you sick are easier to quit than others. The role of lifestyle in the problem of cancer.
    By Frieder Piazena
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  • 04/02/2022 14:19From the fight against Covid to antitumor therapyWill cancer mRNA vaccination be available soon?

    The pandemic is hitting tumor patients particularly hard. But the very technology that best protects against Covid is now also advancing cancer treatment.
    By Edda Grabar
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  • 02/04/2022 12:52Less pandemic preparednessIt’s time for a new campaign against cancer

    Victims of the virus also include those who miss their cancer screening – and fall ill with a tumor discovered too late. A comment.
    By Ingo Bach

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  • 02/04/2022 05:57Fewer treatments in the corona pandemicCancer Aid expects cancer deaths to rise by end of year

    “Cancer patients are often at the low point of the pandemic,” says Cancer Aid. The consequences of the drop in supply would be felt with a slight delay.

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  • 02/03/2022 10:54 p.m.When the cancer won’t go away“The disease has lost some of its horror”

    Jeanette Lehmann’s cancer is incurable. How does it feel to live with the thought that the tumor hides in the bone marrow and can strike at any time?
    By Frieder Piazena
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  • 01/30/2022 08:45Cancer as an occupational diseaseWhat to do when work makes you sick

    Not only shift workers or craftsmen who come into contact with carcinogenic materials for years, but their loved ones may also be at risk. What patients need to know.
    By Frieder Piazena
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  • 12/11/2021 16:46Interview on EU plansCrossing borders against cancer

    The European Commission has ambitious plans in the fight against cancer. European politician Peter Liese explains what they contain and what opportunities it offers.
    By Rainer Woratschka

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  • 20/10/2021 14:08Experts warn of health consequencesNot going to cancer screening out of shame?

    The number of patients in early detection exams has dropped during the pandemic. But even before that, many were careless.
    By Rainer Woratschka

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  • 16/10/2021 14:46Berlin founder helps women with breast cancer“I fill a gap in therapeutic care”

    Rita Mergener created a “therapeutic sanctuary and shelter” in Wilmersdorf and named it after the “cloak” “that you wrap around yourself”.
    By Cay Dobberke
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  • 06.10.2021 12:18 p.m.Dangerous drawback of the sunThis way there is no risk of cancer from the holiday season

    Skin cancer is dreaded. The main danger is UV radiation. This is why it is so important to apply a thick layer of sunscreen, thicker than many people realize.
    By Ingo Bach
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  • 06/10/2021 10:26Weed killer as a cancer trigger? Bayer wins US glyphosate lawsuit

    Glyphosate has long been considered carcinogenic. Bayer can now dismiss the allegations in a California court. But an important decision is still pending.

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  • 09/19/2021 12:37Testicular cancer does not hurt“Men, Feel Regular”

    A tumor in the gonads often affects younger men. Many of them then wait longer than it would be good to see the doctor. Thomas Schulze was also late.
    By Ingo Bach
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  • 09.09.2021 09:50Success in animal experimentsAn mRNA cocktail has anti-cancer effects in mice

    mRNA vaccines are effective against Covid-19. They could also be used against other diseases.
    By Anja Garms, dpa

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  • 05.09.2021 21:33“Scars” in the intestinal floraAnyone who takes a lot of antibiotics increases their risk of colon cancer – quite a bit

    People who have had to take antibiotics frequently for years are 17% more likely to develop colon cancer. That sounds like a lot, but there’s no reason to panic.
    By Sascha Karberg

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  • 08/19/2021 14:33On curiosity, inventiveness and perseveranceThe return of a powerful cancer drug

    As a musician, he landed a hit with “Pogo in Togo,” but as a biotech entrepreneur, things didn’t go so well at first. Now Horst Lindhofer dares to try again.
    By Sascha Karberg
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