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  1. Tampons Could Be Useful In The Detection Of Endometrial Cancer

    Menstruation may still be largely hidden away from the public despite its massive prevalence in the lives of so many people with uteri, but tampons could be receiving their call to action.

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  2. 3-Year-Old Lassoes Our Hearts, Dresses as Wonder Woman to Celebrate Last Day of Chemo

    Ah, a Wonder Woman/Onion Ninjas crossover.

    Last May three-year-old Sophia Sandoval was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, for which she underwent surgery to remove the tumor and several months of chemotherapy before returning home recently with her family.

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  3. Google Is Now Making Human Skin; at Least That Means They Won’t Take Yours

    For rad Google Doodle tattoos?

    Google has begun manufacturing human skin for research at its Life Sciences facility, and it actually has nothing to do with designing disguises for the cyborgs that walk among us.

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  4. This Robot Can Help Kids Through Chemo, Vaccinations & Other Scary Medical Procedures

    Robots are helping us do a lot these days but as an adult who had far too many needle experiences in her childhood, I'm certainly wishing this one was invented sooner. Say hello to MEDi.

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  5. Watch Speedruns, Cure Cancer With the Awesome Games Done Quick Charity Marathon

    Speedruns: The next best thing to becoming a doctor?

    Games are finished with sonic speed, computer programs play games better than you, and cancer gets its butt kicked: Welcome to the 2015 edition of the Awesome Games Done Quick charity speedrun marathon to benefit the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

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  6. Things We Saw Today: Actual Superhero With Mini Version Of Himself OH GOSH

    We love you, Anthony Mackie.

    Is there anyone who loves being a superhero more than Anthony Mackie? Bless. (via Twitter)

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  7. Things We Saw Today: In Space No One Can Hear You Sleep

    Etsy user CBedroom is selling some beautiful looking space bedding sets in their shop. My only worry is I'd wake up from an afternoon nap and think I fell through a wormhole.

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  8. 11-Year-Old Girl Who Battled Cancer Wins Coveted Inventor Award For IV Backpack She Designed For Friends

    At eight years old Kylie Simonds was diagonsed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare cancer of the connective tissues. Now eleven, Kylie has been cancer-free for two years, but she still remembers the struggles of chemo and has friends fighting the disease. To make the lives of children in treatment a little easier, Kylie has designed an IV backpack for pediatric oncology units that has been winning awards at conventions as well as acclaim in the medical community.

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  9. New Study Says Cancer Could Be Detected by a Simple Blood Test

    Let's hope this study holds up to scrutiny.

    Screening for non-specific cancer is difficult because cancer is really just a catch-all term for very different diseases with a range of causes, symptoms, and treatments. A new study says researchers have found a common factor and a simple blood test can be used to screen patients for hundreds of types of cancer at once, but there is a drawback.

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  10. Cancer Beaten With 10 Million Doses-Worth of Measles Vaccine by Mayo Clinic

    Remember this is still in the very early stages.

    A patient with multiple myeloma cancer was treated at the Mayo Clinic with an experimental trial that dosed her with a massive amount of measles vaccine, and is now in complete remission. It's very early, but the method will be getting more research.

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