deusx + cancer   10

Neil Gaiman's Journal: Iain Banks. With or without the M.
If you've never read any of his books, read one of his books. Then read another. Even the bad ones were good, and the good ones were astonishing.
to:fb  scifi  gaiman  banks  sad  writers  cancer 
june 2013 by deusx
BBC News - Author Iain Banks has terminal cancer
This makes me very very sad: "Author Iain Banks has revealed that he has late stage cancer and is unlikely to live for more than a year."
to:fb  scifi  authors  cancer 
april 2013 by deusx
Komen's Excuse for Defunding Planned Parenthood Applies to Bank of America Too -- So When Will it Sever Ties With BofA? | AlterNet
To sum up, Komen is perfectly content with accepting millions from an entity under investigation for fraud across the country but when it comes to dispensing a portion of those and other funds to an entity that saves lives but that's facing a sham of an investigation, Komen draws the line.
cancer  komen  politics  abortion 
february 2012 by deusx
U.S. Government Glossed Over Cancer Concerns As It Rolled Out Airport X-Ray Scanners - ProPublica
A ProPublica/PBS NewsHour investigation of how this decision was made shows that in post-9/11 America, security issues can trump even long-established medical conventions. The final call to deploy the X-ray machines was made not by the FDA, which regulates drugs and medical devices, but by the TSA, an agency whose primary mission is to prevent terrorist attacks.
health  terror  terrorism  tsa  cancer  radiation  airport  travel 
november 2011 by deusx
Reversing cancer cells to normal cells
"A Northwestern University scientist describes new research that used an innovative experimental approach to provide unique insights into how scientists can change human metastatic melanoma cells back to normal-like skin cells -- by exposing the tumor cel
medicine  health  cancer  stemcells 
april 2007 by deusx
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Gets Injected With a Social Issue
Really getting tired of these religious whackos getting a say in public health issues.
sexuality  hpv  religion  abstinence  cancer  health  medicine 
october 2005 by deusx
Long-term aspirin use reduces risk for colorectal cancer | Science Blog
"A new report from the Nurse's Health Study finds that regular, long-term aspirin use can significantly reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, as suggested by several earlier studies."
health  medicine  cancer 
august 2005 by deusx

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