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Tali was a recipient of ICSN's help. Now she volunteers at ICSN's comfort corners in several oncology units.
Israeli scientists have identified a promising new combination therapy for a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer.
Scientists at the Technion have developed new technology to more accurately diagnose and treat cancer.
Israeli and American researchers have found an important link to a treatment that prevents breast cancer metastasis.
Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society came out with new guidelines concerning Pap smears, which screen for cervical cancer. Conventional wisdom had long held that women should receive annual Pap smears, but in March, doctors announced the new guidelines suggesting that women receive a Pap smear once every three years.
Every medical school in the world should have this book on the syllabus: once during first-year medical studies and again at residency. Pages 63-67 pretty much sum up the brutality of a given medical staff member's offhand remarks and intentional insensitivity in the presence of patients. They crush the spirits of otherwise valiant people struggling to live. Med students who assume superiority to their needy patients need not have airs. They're not G-d and not about to become His rival, either. Medical interventions have limits. And condescension kills people as much as disease can.