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Chicago woman sues company that fired her hours after cancer diagnosis

A Chicago woman has sued the employer that fired her hours after she received a cancer diagnosis. Elisa Madonia said she was diagnosed with stage three esophageal cancer in October, reported WBBM-TV, and her doctors sent property management company S37 letters about her illness and her possible need for significant…

Scientists unravel genetic code of esophageal cancer

Scientists said Sunday they had found mutations in 26 genes that may cause oesophageal cancer, a breakthrough they hope will lead to new drugs for the deadly and increasingly frequent disease. A team of experts in the United States unravelled the genetic code of tumour cells from 149 patients, which…