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January 4, 2018
A cell culture laboratory at I-Mab Biopharma in Shanghai, Dec. 12, 2017. A growing number of Chinese pharmaceutical companies are trying to break into the United States, seeking regulatory approval to offer their treatments for cancer and other ailments. (Yuyang Liu/The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Cancer deaths fall to lowest rate in decades as smoking declines
January 4, 2018 - 9:40am
December 27, 2017
David Fogel with his surgeon, Jeremy Davis, right, and Michael Wach, a surgical oncology fellow at the NIH hospital. Photo for The Washington Post by Astrid Riecken
One man's choice: Life without a stomach, or dying from stomach cancer?
December 27, 2017 - 8:49pm
December 11, 2017
Andrew Antoine is pictured in his mother Judith Antoine's home in Casselton. He says she died in November of pulmonary fibrosis, caused by high levels of radon in her home. (Randy Cadwell / Forum News Service)
'My own mother's home was a death trap': In a first, radon toxicity listed as factor in ND woman's death
December 11, 2017 - 6:10am
November 21, 2017
Area youth decorated the heads of their stick horses and then raced them Saturday morning during the Game on, Cancer event in Presho. (Submitted photo)
Presho raises $74K for Pierre cancer center
November 21, 2017 - 12:49pm
November 18, 2017
Amber Nelson, an elementary school teacher in Lake Andes, is battling breast cancer for the third time. Nelson credits the support of her family and community for helping her stay positive. (Libby Leyden/ Republic)
Lake Andes elementary teacher battles cancer for a third time
November 18, 2017 - 8:00am
November 17, 2017
Gaming for a good cause in Presho
November 17, 2017 - 8:30am
October 4, 2017
Doctors thought a woman had cancer - but it was just a reaction to an old tattoo
October 4, 2017 - 12:39pm
September 11, 2017
Dr. Terrence Hopkins, who owns Manatee Dermatology, tells parents of young children to cover them up at the beach because of the threat later in their lives of skin cancer from accumulated sun exposure. His mantra is, "Pale is the new tan. Tan is out." (Richard Dymond/Bradenton Herald/TNS)
Pale is the new tan, dermatologist tells patients
September 11, 2017 - 1:47pm
August 30, 2017
An undated handout photo of a patient’s T-cells being reprogrammed in the laboratory to create modified T-cells that are genetically coded to recognize and fight the patient’s cancer. Companies and universities are racing to develop gene therapies, which will open the door to a radically new class of cancer treatments. (Brent Stirton/Novartis via The New York Times)
FDA approves breakthrough treatment for dire cancers
August 30, 2017 - 1:41pm
July 20, 2017
Wendy Filip, center, with daughter Kristin and husband Joe, had to pick up the pieces after Joe Filip's mother killed herself rather than comply with her doctor's ultimatum to quit smoking. She thinks smoking should be illegal. (Mike Mantucca/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Ex-smokers now outnumber smokers, but cessation efforts still face uphill battle
July 20, 2017 - 1:12pm
June 21, 2017
David Howell Evans, better known as The Edge of the rock band U2, in Washington. Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti.
U2's The Edge talks up food as an anti-cancer weapon
June 21, 2017 - 5:00am
June 16, 2017
Friends and family walk behind the vehicle carrying 11-month-old Paisley King Friday night during the 20th annual Heart and Sole Cancer Walk and Run. King was diagnosed with liver cancer in January, and served as a n honorary co-chair during the event. (Sara Bertsch / Republic)
Survivors, supporters gather for 20th annual Heart and Sole
June 16, 2017 - 8:53pm
Eleven-month-old Paisley King, of Letcher, is one of this year’s honorary co-chairs for the annual Heart and Sole Cancer Walk this Friday at Mitchell Middle School. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Paisley: An inspiration to so many
June 16, 2017 - 8:00am
June 15, 2017
Jan Nebelsick sits on a bench in her backyard at her home in Alexandria. Nebelsick is one of this year’s honorary co-chairs for the annual Heart and Sole Cancer Walk this Friday at the Mitchell Middle School. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Nebelsick: 'Take each day as it comes'
June 15, 2017 - 9:26am
June 14, 2017
Teresa Gebel leans against the rail of her porch in the  backyard at her home in Mitchell. Gebel is one of this year’s honorary co-chairs for the annual Heart and Sole Cancer Walk this Friday at Mitchell Middle School. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Gebel: Cancer screenings save lives
June 14, 2017 - 8:00am