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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Swimmer Rikako Ikee wins Olympic relay spot after beating leukemia
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Swimmer Rikako Ikee wins Olympic relay spot after beating leukemia

Rikako Ikee, who only resumed training in March last year after being hospitalised for around 10 months, won the 100-metre butterfly race at Japan's Olympic trials in Tokyo in a time of 57.77 seconds.

Multiple myeloma treatment: Certain sugars can arrest bone perforation and cancer progression, indicates study conducted on mice
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Multiple myeloma treatment: Certain sugars can arrest bone perforation and cancer progression, indicates study conducted on mice

Most people with multiple myeloma also develop perforations in their bones, which increases the risk of developing fractures and getting a broken bone with something as simple as turning in the bed

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan's Rikako Ikee returns to competitive swimming after year-long leukemia treatment
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan's Rikako Ikee returns to competitive swimming after year-long leukemia treatment

Rikako Ikee is not expected to try to qualify for the delayed Tokyo Olympics in 2021 but could target the 2024 edition in Paris.

CRISPR used to treat two human cancer patients for the first time in UPenn study
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CRISPR used to treat two human cancer patients for the first time in UPenn study

CRISPR could cut out or replace different lengths of faulty DNA causing life-threating conditions.

Photos: How a 5-year-old cancer patient became batkid for a day
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Photos: How a 5-year-old cancer patient became batkid for a day

Dressed in a black Batman costume, his fists clenched as he took on foe after foe around San Francisco, a 5-year-old boy who has battled leukemia for years fulfilled his wish Friday to be his favorite superhero. Here are the images.

San Francisco cheers as 5-year-old cancer patient is 'bat kid' for a day
Life

San Francisco cheers as 5-year-old cancer patient is 'bat kid' for a day

Batkid was called into service by Police Chief Greg Suhr and spent the day zooming from one "crime scene" to the next.

South Korea court links Samsung factory to worker cancer deaths
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South Korea court links Samsung factory to worker cancer deaths

A panel of three judges said on Friday that a "considerable causal relationship" existed between Kim Kyung-mi's leukemia and her five years of work at a Samsung memory chip factory, dipping wafers in chemicals.

South Korea court links Samsung factory to worker cancer deaths
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South Korea court links Samsung factory to worker cancer deaths

A panel of three judges said on Friday that a "considerable causal relationship" existed between Kim Kyung-mi's leukemia and her five years of work at a Samsung memory chip factory, dipping wafers in chemicals.

George HW Bush shaves head in support of boy with leukemia
World

George HW Bush shaves head in support of boy with leukemia

Former US President George HW Bush shaved his salt and pepper comb-over locks in solidarity with a 2-year-old boy who lost his hair from leukemia treatments, his office said in a statement on Tuesday.

A new way to treat blood cancer?
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A new way to treat blood cancer?

Scientists claim to have found a new way to beat severe blood cancer by removing a pro-survival protein from acute myeloid leukaemia cells.