Using data science to beat cancer

Nancy Brinker Crunch Network Contributor Nancy Brinker is a cancer advocate, a global consultant and founder of Susan G. Komen. Her opinions expressed...

Grail is raising at least $1 billion to fund its early cancer screening test

The early cancer screening startup Grail plans to raise more than $1 billion in Series B financing, possibly up to $1.8 billion. While the company doesn’t...

How an iPad, a camera, and a Tumblr blog saved my life

Gadgets give us an easier way to find recipes, joke with friends, and kill time on the subway, but they can also have a much grander impact on our lives....

Sean Parker is partnering with the Cancer Research Institute to find a cancer vaccine

Cancerous tumors carry certain genetic markers called neoantigens and Facebook billionaire Sean Parker wants to use algorithms to find them. To do so, the Sean Parker Institute for...

A ‘built-in genetic circuit’ could fight cancer by starving tumors of oxygen

Researchers at the U.K. have engineered cells with a "built-in genetic circuit" capable of producing a molecule for inhibiting the ability of tumors to grow and survive in the body. The...

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Examining Apple's request for extra concession, says govt

The government is examining extra concessions being demanded by the US-based iPhone maker Apple for setting up a manufacturing unit in India. "We...