Apr 19, 2013 Farmers in Liuchong village in the Central Chinese province of Hubei are standing up to a local phosphate mining operation and fertilizer factory they blame for polluting the village's water and air, killing their crops and livestock, and leading to a sharp increase in cancer rates in the region.
Apr 18, 2013 China's relentless focus on GDP growth has created unchecked industrial pollution, contaminating the nation's food supply. The story of one so-called 'cancer village' in Yunnan province where residents are dying.
Apr 12, 2013 Many believe genetics are the next big thing in medicine, but one question for this new era of personalized medicine is cost.
Apr 1, 2013 The Supreme Court in India has rejected an attempt by the Swiss drug maker Novartis to patent an update to a cancer treatment.
Mar 28, 2013 Why one woman refused to let cancer alter her retirement planning.
Nov 15, 2012 If the folks behind the Great American Smokeout have their way, the latest frontier in the “no smoking” crusade could be apartment buildings.
Sep 12, 2012 This week, India's Supreme Court hears arguments in a case that will affect how many poor people can afford cancer drugs. Novartis is defending a patent on its cancer medication, Gleevec.
Jun 29, 2012 The residents of Roxana, Ill. debate if the oil refineries in and around their town represent jobs and money, cancer or something else.
Jun 14, 2012 The agency that monitors drugs in sports is bringing formal doping charges against cyclist Lance Armstrong. Armstrong has denied the allegations, but how will the charges affect his charitable organization Livestrong?