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Cancer

New atlas of cancer survival could lead to new treatments

The new tool might help explain why some patients live longer with the disease than others.

Chemotherapy can impair memory

Cancer patients may develop concentration difficulties and suffer memory loss after chemotherapy, shows new study.

Running can slow the growth of breast cancer cells

Changes that occur in the blood every time you exercise reduce the growth of breast cancer in cell cultures and in mice.

Cancer mystery in Norway

Why does a Norwegian woman have nearly double the risk of colorectal cancer as her female counterparts in nearby Finland? Researchers have no idea.

Indestructible bacteria threaten cancer patients

Cancer patients may die from infections as antibiotic-resistant bacteria continue to spread. The Norwegian Cancer Society is now fighting unnecessary antibiotic use.

Norwegian vaccine against prostate cancer shows promising results

A vaccine developed in Norway stimulates the immune system to curb prostate cancer and has given results among nearly 90 percent of the participants.

New technique cures deadly bladder cancer in mice

Scientists have developed an artificial malaria protein that can halt the growth of bladder cancer in mice. They will now test it on other forms of cancer before starting human trials.

Mammography screening does not stop advanced breast cancer

Many healthy women are diagnosed with cancer even though the cancer would never have made them ill, shows new research.

Machines will be able to diagnose cancer

Norwegian researchers are working on the automation of the work being done by medical specialists today.

Promising treatment for deadly brain cancer

A brain cancer that mainly affects children may be slowed by a treatment that is already being tested for a different type of cancer.