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3 hrs ago | Fox News

Could a combination of two vaccines treat pancreatic cancer?

Regulators designated Aduro Biotech Inc.'s new combination of CRS-207 and GVAX Pancreas drugs a "breakthrough therapy," putting it on the fast track to U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pancreatic Cancer, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Breast Cancer

7 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Surgeon general issues skin cancer warning

Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer cases combined.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Skin Cancer, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration, Sundown, Bullfrog, Sunscreens (generic)

7 hrs ago | This is The West Country

Exeter Race For Life turns passion into progress to help more people survive cancer

Now Cancer Research UK is calling on Exeter's formidable army of mighty-mums, gutsy-grans, feisty friends and go-getting girls to make every step count by paying in their sponsorship money as soon as possible.


9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Penn betting big on cancer therapy, restructures licensing deal

The University of Pennsylvania has restructured an exclusive license agreement with a publicly traded Princeton, N.J. biotech firm attempting to commercialize an experimental cancer treatment technology discovered and developed by Penn researchers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, NJ, Cervical Cancer

13 hrs ago | Staffordshire Newsletter

Stafford paramedics charity football match for cancer appeal

ANY footballers who get injured at a charity football match at Stafford Rangers' ground this weekend can be assured of expert medical treatment - because both teams are made up of paramedics.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

17 hrs ago | Doncaster Free Press

Expert weighs up new breast cancer therapy

A Sheffield cancer expert has given a cautious welcome to a new breast cancer treatment which promises to replace long radiotherapy sessions with a single, targeted shot.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

With weeks to live, cancer patient takes a leap

After two-and-a-half years of check-ups, surgeries and cancer treatments, Brian Nagle's doctors have told him there's nothing else they can do.


Related Topix: Medicine, Blaine, MN


In Europe, two drugs will compete to treat rare blood cancer

In Europe, two Bay Area pharmaceutical companies will go head-to-head over new drugs that both treat a rare blood cancer, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, in patients whose disease has returned.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Leukemia, Biotech, Startups, Gilead Sciences, CGI Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Pharmacyclics

ABC News

Michael Douglas Reveals What His Cancer Treatment Did to Him

Speaking to a group of doctors at the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies 5th World Congress in New York City on Sunday, he spoke about his grueling experience with the disease and how it affected him.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Entertainment

Applied Clinical Trials

OHSU Knight Cancer Challenge attracts $100 million gift

Oregon Health & Science University's Knight Cancer Institute has received a $100 million gift to fuel its ambitious vision to stop cancer in its tracks.


Related Topix: Oregon Health & Science University


If We Dislike War Like We Dislike Cancer

War and cancer are among our leading causes of human death around the world. They can't be strictly separated and compared since war is a major cause of cancer, as is war preparation .


Related Topix: Medicine, US News, Liberal Political News

Shields Gazette

Five-year plan aims to tackle cancer

COUNCIL chiefs have outlined a five-year plan to battle cancer - as the borough faces the highest mortality rates in the region.


Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Strategy, Electronic

West Australian

Pfizer's need for deal looms larger with earnings report

While many industry watchers expect Pfizer to re-engage with Britain's AstraZeneca in coming months, some say the U.S. drugmaker should consider targets more focussed on biotechnology, a strategy that has paid off for Merck & Co Although Pfizer is conducting trials of promising products - including breast cancer drug palbociclib and vaccines ... (more)


Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Breast Cancer


AstraZeneca taps Roche, Qiagen for new blood-based cancer drug tests

AstraZeneca has signed up Roche and Qiagen to develop two separate diagnostic tests, both using simple blood samples, to identify patients who will benefit from its lung cancer drugs.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Genetics

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Medical News

Adopting a comprehensive and integrative healing strategy for cancer

The cancer drugs, radiation therapy and cancer surgery available today help millions of people survive their cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Nursing

Knoxville News Sentinel

Motorcycle ride benefits child cancer foundation Oak Ridge a "...

Wyatt Crippin, 9, takes the back seat of a motorcycle as the passenger with one of the participants in the Knoxville Ride for Kids benefit for Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation from the Oak Ridge Civic Center on Sunday, July 27, 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oak Ridge, TN, Family, Kids, Motorcycles, Jacksboro, TN

WWL-TV New Orleans

Community says goodbye to Irish Channel leader who lost battle with cancer

She was known for her work in the community. Kara Morgan, the president of the Irish Channel Association, did all she could to make the neighborhood she loved a better place.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Research turning drug dosage into exact science

Research scientists at Purdue University have developed what they're describing as a reliable and affordable way for pharmacies to dispense medicine in personalized amounts.


Related Topix: Purdue University, Medicine, Oncology, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Printers

Choosing the right sunscreen can prevent cancer

Sunscreen may be big business, with sales topping $1 billion last year, but not nearly enough of us seem to buy into its importance.


Related Topix: Health, Skin Cancer, Basking Ridge, NJ, Sundown, Bullfrog, Sunscreens (generic)

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Teen's cancer story mirrors 'Fault in Our Stars'

Faith Brown poses for a portrait next to a photograph of herself in her room in Brooksville, Fla., Wednesday, July 16, 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Brooksville, FL, Oncology