AJ Impact

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after asbestos traces found

The company will recall 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after the FDA found traces of the carcinogen.

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after asbestos traces found

AJ Impact

'Rare' cancers are common, so why the lack of research funding?

The term 'rare cancer' encompasses 198 different diseases, according to the European Information Network.

'Rare' cancers are common, so why the lack of research funding?

AJ Impact

Fighting for a cure, even if only for others

Less research funding goes to metastatic cancer than earlier stages of the disease; patients are working to change that.

Fighting for a cure, even if only for others

Spain

Ex-Spain coach Luis Enrique's daughter dies of cancer

Former Spain and Barcelona manager paid tribute to his daughter Xana after she died from bone cancer.

Luis Enrique: Former Spain manager's daughter, 9, dies of cancer

People & Power

Delhi's Deadly Air

On World Environment Day, People and Power probes shocking levels of air pollution in India's Delhi.

Yemen

Yemen's cancer patients suffer as clinics are closing

There is only one cancer treatment centre which is nearby for patients in Hodeidah and surrounding areas.

Middle East

Cancer patients in Yemen struggle to survive as options diminish

Even before the war, many Yemenis could not afford treatment, but now it has become nearly impossible as one specialised cancer treatment facility, that does not even have the means to provide chemotherapy, may soon shut down.

Health

New blood test hailed as skin cancer breakthrough

Scientists from Edith Cowan University say the new test could help doctors detect the skin cancer before it spreads.

Australian scientists develop 'world's first' melanoma blood test

Africa

Ivory Coast: Does smoking fish the traditional way cause cancer?

Ivory Coast is asking people to use modern methods to produce the smoked fish beloved by so many.

Witness

The Glass Wall: Isolated by Cancer

A Dutch teenager records video diaries when she is locked behind a hospital's glass wall for a bone marrow transplant.

US & Canada

'Liquid biopsy' spots early-stage cancers in blood

US researchers report progress in identifying early-stage cancer by scanning blood for tumour-specific DNA.

'Liquid biopsy' spots early-stage cancers in blood

Reporter's Notebook

The UK's genome sequencing project

The 100,000 Genome Project looks to find what causes rare diseases and cancers.

Witness

W. Sisters' Beauty Salon: Beauty Beyond Cancer

A specialist hair and beauty salon provides a safe haven for women to share their stories about living with cancer.

Cancer

Can cannabis combat cancer?

On World Cancer Day, scientists highlight promising cannabis results in rats to fight disease with minor side-effects.

Can cannabis combat cancer?

Africa Investigates

Ghana: Cancer Ward

We investigate why breast cancer is such a deadly disease for women in West Africa.