Villagers in central China blame a chemical factory for a high incidence of cancer.
A new report suggests drug makers are profiting from the waste.
In a New York Times op-ed, Angelina Jolie writes of a tough medical decision.
But years of awareness campaigns and PSAs have patients asking for them, and doctors prescribing
Even though they are not proven to be more effective than traditional treatment methods, more than a dozen proton beam therapy centers are under construction across the country, including one in Shreveport, Louisiana.
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.