What’s going on?
In scary cancer news, the death rate of skin cancer in men has doubled in the past 30 years! Pretty scary, especially considering that this form of cancer is preventable. So ladies, make sure your man wears sunscreen – and get any suspicious moles checked!
In “there’s a light at the end of the tunnel” cancer news. A breast cancer vaccine has been developed which has prevented breast cancer from developing in mice. The trials of the drug in humans are in the planning stages, which means that it can be a while before the vaccine is made available for humans.
And, in some fun news – Homer Simpson was named the greatest TV and film character of the last 20 years, according to an Entertainment Weekly survey. What do you think? Do you agree? What fictional characters are your favorite?
Of course, this is an open thread and you are free to disuss whatever you wish. What else is going on?