radiation

In this August 2012 photo provided by Arrica Wallace, husband Matthew shaves Arrica's head when her hair was falling out in Manhattan, Kan. Arrica Wallace was 35 when her cervical cancer was discovered in 2011. It spread widely, with one tumor so large that it blocked half of her windpipe. The strongest chemotherapy and radiation failed to help, and doctors gave her less than a year to live. But her doctor heard about an immune therapy trial at the Cancer Institute and got her enrolled. "It's been 22 months since treatment and 17 months of completely clean scans" that show no sign of cancer, Arrica Wallace said. (AP Photo/Courtesy Arrica Wallace)

Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — Two years ago, Arrica Wallace was riddled with tumors from widely spread cervical cancer that the strongest chemotherapy and radiation could not beat back. Today, the Kansas mother shows no signs of […]

06/02/2014

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Study to monitor SoCal kelp for Fukushima radiation

MALIBU (CNS) – Researchers this month will begin testing Southern California kelp beds for radioactive contamination that may have drifted east from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in Japan. The study, which includes […]

02/05/2014

Large solar flare erupts; little impact to Earth

(AP) – A huge solar flare erupted from the sun Thursday, streaming radiation toward Earth. The solar storm is expected to arrive early Saturday, but forecasters at the government’s Space Weather Prediction Center say they […]

07/12/2012

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