When 26-year-old Katharina was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer, it turned her life upside down. But she did her best to stay positive.
Researchers have reported success with a new type of blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer, and locate the tumor in the body. The test can identify some particularly dangerous tumors at an early stage.
A cancer diagnosis often no longer means an automatic death sentence. Professor Wilhelm Bloch of the German Sport University Cologne spoke to DW about the positive effect sport can have on a cancer patient's recovery.
Breast cancer kills more women globally than any other cancer. Doctors in Germany say they've now developed a new test that can accurately detect cancer in the blood.
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.
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