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2 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Free workshop April 28 on managing cancer treatments and side effects

Cancer Support Community-Delaware will host a free workshop from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, April 28, for people living with cancer and their loved ones.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Delaware

6 hrs ago | KABC LA

Breast cancer treatment uses extreme heat

More than 232,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer last year. When treatments fail and the cancer comes back, patients are often left with few options.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer

10 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Family vow to find dad a cancer cure

A FAMILY have embarked on a race against the clock to raise funds towards alternative cancer treatment after rock drummer Gerry Hunt was told the NHS had exhausted all available therapies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lymphoma, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

'Wig Room' finds perfect fit for cancer patients

CONCERN FOR MANY CANCER PATIENTS UNDERGOING CHEMOTHERAPY. NEWS 8'S JERE GISH FOUND A SIMPLE PROGRAM HERE IN THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY THAT HELPS CANCER PATIENTS WITH HAIR LOSS....AND GIVES THEM HOPE.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer

Offaly Independent

Kind Killeigh child Lauryn cuts hair for cancer sufferers

Seven-and-a-half year old Lauryn O'Reilly from Killeigh had long, wavy, dark blonder hair she loved, but that changed this morning when she cut it off to help young cancer sufferers throughout Ireland and the UK.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

NBC Bay Area

Kids Dig Into Piggy Banks To Help Classmate With Cancer

Each March students at East Palo Alto's Cesar Chavez and Green Oaks Academy chose a cause to "give back."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, East Palo Alto, CA

The New Zealand Herald

Young Australian forward dies after cancer fight

Emerging Australian forward Dylan Tombides, who broke into the West Ham first-team squad while receiving cancer treatment, has died.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Malvern Gazette

Adventurer stops off in Worcester in 1,000 mile trip to Spain

Caminar..........Rob Steele stops off at the Worcester News, on his marathon walk to Spain,with Konrad Nofer from Bewdley Rotary Club, who was walking part of the Worcestershire leg of the walk.

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Related Topix: Europe, Spain, World News, Medicine

Eastern Daily Press

Michelle's rallying call after beating rare cancer

This year, organisers from Cancer Research UK are hoping 7,300 women and girls will stride out to help raise more than 470,000 in Norfolk.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KCWY13

Ben Tough Magnets are Selling for Brain Cancer Patient

The Natrona County High School's soccer program and student council are raising money for Ben Doyle who's a cancer patient.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Brain Cancer

The Indianapolis Star

Community Cancer Center South opens

Community Cancer Center South, 1440 E. County Line Rd., Indianapolis, is shown on Thursday, April 17, 2014, two days after the $24 million 65,000 square-foot center opened to patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Indianapolis, IN, Community Health Network, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Oncology, Camby, IN

Mirror.co.uk

'I promised I'd run again' - cancer patient's vow ...

Doctor Fiona Thistlethwhaite's worst fears were realised when the results of a biopsy came back and she was diagnosed with cancer in her left breast And being a cancer doctor herself, she knew in her heart of hearts the news wasn't going to be good.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Oncology

Nunatsiaq News

National organization documents cancer in Inuit communities

A cross-section of a human lung: The white area in the upper lobe is cancer. The black areas are discoloration due to smoking.

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Related Topix: Health, North America, Canada, World News, Smoking, Lung Cancer

The News-Review

Healthy Wednesday: Roseburg woman struggles with rare liver cancer, big medical bills

She did not know it, but she had a rare form of cancer growing in her liver. It was not until a 22-year-old niece visited that Miller realized she needed to see a doctor.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Roseburg, OR, Liver Cancer

KVUE.com

Patient suspects 'cancer cluster' in North Texas city

Instead, the 22-year-old Flower Mound resident spends a lot of time living day-to-day while chatting online in cancer support groups.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Flower Mound, TX, Brain Cancer

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Science Daily

Cancer drugs block dementia-linked brain inflammation, study finds

A class of drugs developed to treat immune-related conditions and cancer -- including one currently in clinical trials for glioblastoma and other tumors -- eliminates neural inflammation associated with dementia-linked diseases and brain injuries, according to researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

New trial aims to speed cancer drug development

Because any single gene mutation behind a particular cancer can be extremely rare, studying one drug at a time is extremely challenging Scientists and drug makers are pioneering a new kind of clinical trial that changes the way cancer drugs are studied, potentially cutting both the time and cost of bringing them to market.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Genetics, Oncology

Gizmag

Drug-delivering nanoparticles pose a triple threat to cancer

MIT's new nanoparticle carries three cancer-fighting drug molecules - doxorubicin is red, the small green particles are camptothecin, and the larger green core contains cisplatin Delivering drugs that can knock out tumor cells within the body, without causing adverse side effects, is a tricky busines.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Medicine, Health, Doxorubicin (generic), Adriamycin, Doxil, Ovarian Cancer, Gadgets

Clarksville Online

Austin Peay State University Breast Cancer 5k Supports Relay For Life

On April 5th, more than 200 runners, walkers and community supporters braved the chill of early spring for the 4th Annual Breast Cancer 5k at Austin Peay State University.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Austin Peay State University, Montgomery County, TN, Clarksville, TN

Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

Worcestershire oesophageal cancer team wins acclaim

Surgeon Martin Wadley, oesophageal cancer patient Brian Harris from Worcester, Robin Walker MP, patient Stephen Lee from Bromsgrove, specialist nurse Sharon Brown and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust chief executive Penny Venables A TEAM treating people with upper gastrointestinal cancer across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom

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