Fighting Cancer

The Yo-Yos

Yo-Yo Sisterhood Fights Cancer By Sewing

Eight local women have come together to fight juvenile cancer — and the attendant emotional toll it takes on families — the best way...
Randi Jacobs and her mother, Ann Director

‘I Am So Grateful That I Am Still Here’: Woman Reflects on Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of deadliest forms of cancer in the United States, with less than 10% of those diagnosed surviving past five years....

Israeli Scientist Discusses Cancer Treatment

Marcelle Machluf, the dean of biotechnology and food engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, is working on an innovative cancer treatment called nanoghosts. Nanoghosts,...

Close to $10 Million Raised for Abramson Cancer Center

Philly Fights Cancer: Round 4 took place Nov. 10 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. More than 1,800 guests gathered to raise close to $10...

U.S. Olympian Donald Cohan Dies at 88

By Joseph Wolkin  The Jewish world froze when 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team were captured and murdered during the 1972 games in Munich....
richard rothman-dies

Orthopedic Surgeon Richard Rothman Dies

Richard Rothman, the founder of the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, died Oct. 21 after surgery for cancer that had spread to his brain. He was...
BioZorb

BioZorb Implant a New Tool in Breast Cancer Fight

In the battle against breast cancer, many women turn to mastectomy, or breast removal. While a proven method of survival, for many women this...

Brem Foundation Empowers Women on Breast Health

Rachel Brem was only 12 when her mother got the news: She had breast cancer, and doctors estimated she had six months to live. “I...

BRCA Panel Discussion Set for Sept. 26

A panel discussion about BRCA mutations — which are linked to breast and ovarian cancer — is slated for Sept. 26 at the Kaiserman...

Israeli-developed Breakthrough Cancer Drug Receives FDA Approval

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Kite Pharma, founded by Israeli-American professor Arie Belldegrun in 2009, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted...