Hope in Houston
Watch this video about cancer on HowStuffWorks. Walter Atkinson is one of the first people in the country to have his cancer successfully treated by the Hitachi-built proton beam therapy system at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. See h
Watch this video about cancer immunity on HowStuffWorks. By doing white blood cell transfusions from cancer-immune mice to mice with cancer, the cancer disappears. Learn about the possibility of cancer-immune people in this video from ScienCentral.
Watch this video about oral cancer on HowStuffWorks. Routine self-examinations of the mouth are key for determining the existence of oral cancer. Learn how oral cancer works in this video from the American Dental Association.
Eva Vertes Talks at TED About Cancer
Watch this video from TED featuring Eva Vertes on HowStuffWorks. Eva Vertes is a Princeton student recognized as a teenager for her research on Alzheimer's, and now embarking on a career focused on new ways of thinking about cancer. See how fighting cancer works in this video from TED (www.ted.com)
Video Game Helps Cancer Patients
Watch this video about how video games can help Cancer patients on HowStuffWorks. A new video game called "Re-mission" is designed to give young cancer patients a sense of power and control over their disease. Rated T for teen, the 3D game is a 20 level journey through the bodies of fictional patients with different types of cancer. See how video games can help Cancer patients in this video courtesy of MultiVu.
Tanning Beds and Cancer
Watch this video about tanning beds and cancer on HowStuffWorks. Studies show that teenagers and young adults don't believe tanning beds are harmful. Learn about the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation from tanning beds in this video from ScienCentral.
Special Health Needs: Cancer and Exercise
The treatment and recovery process for most cancer patients can be improved by exercise. Dr. John Whyte on Discovery Health's "Special Health Needs" describes how.
Discovery Health: Cynthia's Story
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Cynthia opted to have a double mastectomy. See her story in this clip from Discovery Health.
CME: HPV and Cervical Cancer: HPV testing
New research has shown that more than 99% of cervical cancer is caused by a common virus, the human papillomavirus (HPV). In this video from Discovery Health's "Continuing Medical Education" (CME), learn the importance of HPV testing.
CME: HPV and Cervical Cancer: Risk Factors
In this video from Discovery Health's "Continuing Medical Education" (CME), experts talk about the risk factors for cervical cancer-- one of the most common female cancers worldwide. Learn more.
Koppel on Cancer: Cancer Club
On the Discovery Channel series, "Koppel on Cancer," Ted Koppel meets members of the "cancer club" at one of veteran journalist Leroy Sievers' chemo treatments.