New Zealand great Colin Meads dies after battle against cancer
20 August 2017 | 10:40 am
Man voted greatest All Black of 20th century dies aged 81 after fight against cancer.
20 Oct 2019
Rihanna has released a limited edition lingerie range to raise money for breast cancer research.
19 Oct 2019
In 1985, Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded as a partnership between the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries. Almost 34 years later, it has become a cultural phenomenon. GuardianTV spoke with three women, survivors who tell their story and how they are able to survive against all odds.
24 Nov 2019
On the path to a cancer cure: Targeted therapies and app devices help pave the way
17 Nov 2019
Springboks tackle taboos over testicular cancer
7 Dec 2019
She's one of the most respected scientists living and working in Africa today. Dr Tebello Nyokong has been awarded South Africa's highest honour, and has received accolades from the African Union and UNESCO for her research into photodynamic therapy and how it can be used to kill cancerous cells without harming any healthy ones. She spoke to us from Johannesburg for Perspective.
4 Feb 2020
Mrs. Kehinde Gbelee, Mrs. Ebunola Anozie, and Ms. Della Ogunleye are the three most unlikely women to sit in the same room. Each of them has been touched by cancer. World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.
8 Feb 2020
Pharmaceuticals are often developed over a long period of time, and can sometimes deliver unexpected effects — as with aspirin and Viagra. Researchers have now used a drug database to discover new anti-cancer substances.
29 Apr 2020
The Bollywood star was one of the first Indian actors to make a real mark in Western cinema and had appeared in several Hollywood pictures, including "Life of Pi" and "The Namesake."
22 Jul 2020
In response to Israeli plans to annex parts of the West Bank, the Palestinian Authority ceased all coordination with Israel. As a result, an exit from Gaza is almost impossible, including for the severely ill.
29 Aug 2020
Chadwick Boseman, star of the groundbreaking superhero movie “Black Panther,” has died after a private four-year battle with colon cancer. Boseman, 43, never publicly discussed his condition and continued to work on major Hollywood films during and between “countless” operations and chemotherapy, his family said in a statement.
30 Sep 2020
Twelve years ago, the man known as "the Berlin patient" received a bone marrow transplant which permanently cured him of HIV. The man, Timothy Ray Brown, told the AP news agency that he is now facing terminal leukemia.
28 Sep 2020
Cruising on an empty Bangkok highway, 63-year-old Nongluck Chairuettichai -- the oldest member of Thailand's longboard national team -- says taking up the sport set her on the road to recovery from breast cancer.
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The number of registered voters aged 18-34 for Kenya's election on August 9 has fallen, despite population growth, with some saying promises made to them are not fulfilled.
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Colombia's first leftist president, ex-guerrilla Gustavo Petro, is set to be inaugurated in Bogota. He aims to curb rampant inequality in the Latin American country.
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The war in Ukraine has exposed Germany's overreliance on Russian gas, prompting a search for alternatives. Solar power is one and is already seeing a surge. Is the former solar powerhouse on the cusp of a new solar boom?
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China has said military exercises around the contested island would continue. Several days of activity have disrupted shipping and air travel, with Taiwan saying the move amounts to a blockade.
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Ryan Giggs arrives at Manchester Crown Court for the start of his trial after being accused of assault against two women.