Prof. Kurt Miller is this week's studio guest
In a country where many still view menstrual blood as a prop for black magic, a team of scientists in India have dared to convince rural women to hand over used sanitary pads to help detect cervical cancer.
US regulators have approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells to fight childhood leukemia. Experts say it may open the way to treating other cancers with a similar procedure.
A pediatric cancer association made a plea to the world to help children "pass the time and allow the spirit to travel." Days later, hundreds of boxes of Legos arrived at the hospital, making kids' dreams come true.
German activists have demanded tougher controls after thousands of patients reportedly received diluted cancer medications. Reports suggest the scandal can be traced to a single pharmacist acting out of financial gain.
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