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USU-HJF Effort to License Promising Breast Cancer Vaccine Wins Award

A joint effort by The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences to license a promising breast cancer vaccine to reduce breast cancer recurrence rates has received the 2014 Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers at University of Washington Have Reported New Data on Breast Cancer

We hypothesized that natural language processing could substantially reduce the burden of manual abstraction in studies examining outcomes, like cancer recurrence, that are documented in unstructured clinical text, such as progress notes, radiology reports, and pathology reports."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Erin Brockovich Rallies Outside Supreme Court for Camp Lejeune Victims

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich and dozens of military veterans rallied outside the Supreme Court Wednesday as the justices heard arguments that an electronics company was responsible for polluting drinking water at Camp Lejeune that sickened thousands of Marines.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, CTS, Electronics, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Medicine, Health

Patch.com

Zero Breast Cancer Celebrates Local Breast Cancer Heroes May 8th

Honorees have contributed in diverse ways including to greater understanding of breast cancer, to the healing process of women facing breast cancer, and to the greater health of the broader community.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Mill Valley, CA, San Rafael, CA, Non-Profit, Marin County, CA, California, Opinion

Patch.com

Westford establishment supports the fight against breast cancer

Treat the special women in your life to decadent desserts while also helping fight breast cancer during Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer from May 5 through Mother's Day on May 11. More than 350 restaurants, supermarkets, bakeries, cafAŠs, chocolate and ice cream shops throughout Massachusetts will participate in Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Life, Holidays, Mother's Day, DanaFarber Cancer Institute, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Langley Times

Pink paint pays tribute to cancer survivor's journey

It isn't every day that Jay Miller fills an order for his company to custom-paint one of their heavy duty concrete pump trucks pink.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cervical Cancer

Bioscience Technology

Triclosan Spurs Growth of Breast Cancer Cells

Some manufacturers are turning away from using triclosan as an antimicrobial ingredient in soaps, toothpastes and other products over health concerns.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pharmacology

KURB-FM Little Rock

Robin Roberts Tells Letterman She's 'Healthier and Happier'

Robin Roberts has watched Late Show With David Letterman countless times before.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, David Letterman, Medicine, Health

Applied Clinical Trials

Generex Announces Antigen Express AE37 Breast Cancer Vaccine Abstract ...

The ASCO Annual Meeting is the premier annual oncology symposium, bringing together more than 25,000 oncology professionals from a broad range of specialties.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Generex Biotechnology, Healthcare Industry, Oncology, Healthcare Law, Law, Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer

ITV

Breast cancer patient: A 90,000 drug changed my life

A patient using the breast cancer drug Kadcyla, which could be blocked from routine NHS access because it is too expensive, told ITV News the treatment had improved her quality of life.

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Western Star

Cat rescuer scaling back operation as she battles breast cancer

But now the Eastern Passage, N.S., woman has to give up some of the cats she devotes her time to caring for, just when they might help her the most.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canada,

Spring Hope Enterprise

Nash Breast Care Center now 'Pink Ribbon facility'

THE NASH BREAST CARE CENTER was recently honored with a Pink Ribbon Award for excellence in mammography imaging.

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Related Topix: Radiology, Medicine, Health, Spring Hope, NC

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KHQA-TV Quincy

A story of male breast cancer and facts you should know

Jim and Barb Daggett were married in 1969 and like other couples, have weathered many of life's storms together.

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4029TV.com

Local boutique eases stress of battling breast cancer

Every year thousands of women with breast cancer are faced with a devastating reality: give up a part of themselves or "give up" to cancer WITH A DEVASTATING REALITY: GIVE UP A PART OF THEMSELVES OR "GIVE UP" TO CANCER.

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BBC News

Breast cancer drug price cut urged

Campaigners are urging pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering new breast cancer treatment as the NHS drugs watchdog is set to reject its use on cost grounds.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Herceptin, Trastuzumab (generic)

Romsey Advertiser

Watchdog blocks breast cancer drug

A new drug for breast cancer which extends women's lives by almost six months is to be blocked from routine NHS access under draft guidance issued by a health watchdog.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oncology

CFRA

B.C. latest province to fund special breast cancer treatment test

B.C. has become the latest province to fund a test that can help determine whether patients with a certain type of early stage breast cancer could benefit from chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

Medical Daily

False-Positive Mammograms Don't Discourage Women From Future Breast Cancer Screenings

A team of researchers have discovered that a false-positive mammogram may cause women a little temporary anxiety, but it does not negatively impact their willingness to undergo future breast cancer screening.

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Reuters

High-fat diets linked to some types of breast cancer

Women who eat a lot of fat, particularly saturated fat, may be at higher risk of certain types of breast cancer, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Reuters, Italy, World News, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Fort Morgan Times

Breast cancer group seeks participants

"The Breast Cancer Listening Tour" is a road show of open forums/focus groups throughout Colorado to listen to the needs of Colorado's breast cancer community.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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