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36 min ago | Business Journal

Cerulean CEO sees future of cancer treatment in multidrug combos

Oliver Fetzer says that he may not have opted to bring his company, Cerulean Pharma, public in April had it not been for a discovery a few months earlier that showed his main cancer drug had one advantage he hadn't previously known anything about.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Celsion's EGEN Acquisition Brings Immunotherapy And RNA Therapeutics To Its Cancer Platform

Creating a unique marriage of clinical and operating experience with drug discovery, Celsion Corp. , maker of mid-to-later stage therapies for cancer, joined forces with EGEN, Inc., creator of some of the most innovative cancer treatments seen throughout the industry that has even Big Pharma paying attention.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Celsion, Biotech, Healthcare Law, Law, Ovarian Cancer

3 hrs ago |

Long Valley Girls Cut 20 Inches of Hair to Help Cancer Patients

A lot of long-haired folks take the curls down a notch during the warmer weather months for a variety of reasons.


Related Topix: Long Valley, NJ, Medicine, Health, Weather

3 hrs ago | Fox News

Cancer-stricken father with 4 months to live heads to Disneyland with family for last time

Expected to live only four more months, a California father battling Stage 4 lung cancer will make what is expected to be his final trip to Disneyland with his two daughters thanks to the help of his hometown community.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

New target for radiation therapy: study suggests cancer treatment may ...

Most often used for treatment of cancer , radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn't respond to medication, suggests preliminary research being presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine .


Related Topix: Health, Hypertension, Heart Failure, Heart Disease

9 hrs ago | CBC News

Cancer drug approval slowed by budget issues

The provincial budget is a factor when it comes to delays in approving new cancer drugs, say P.E.I. health officials.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Canada

13 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Music festival raises $11,000 for cancer center

The money raised by the festival will benefit Branches of Hope, the Cancer Patient Fund at Central Vermont Medical Center's National Life Cancer Treatment Center.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

13 hrs ago | Evening Times

Ceremony as work starts on 22m cancer treatment centre

The Lanarkshire Beatson, a radiotherapy centre, will treat 80 patients a day for lung, breast, prostate and rectal cancers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

15 hrs ago | Medical News

Experts join MD Anderson to end cancer

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is pleased to announce that one of the world's preeminent experts in breast cancer research and treatment, V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., will join the institution's efforts to end cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Biology, Science, Georgetown University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Times

Shreveport researcher developing anti-cancer gum

An LSU Health Shreveport researcher will use a $50,000 grant to create and test cancer prevention gum.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Shreveport, LA, Supplement, Turmeric

Evening Sun

Not alone: Group supports young breast cancer survivors

Each woman has a unique story, but they all have one goal: helping young women with breast cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Adams County, PA, Gettysburg, PA

Medical News Today

Prostate cancer controlled for 10 years by robot-assisted surgery

Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is effective in controlling the disease for 10 years, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Robots, Prostate Cancer, Urology

Scientific American

HIV Cleared in Two Patients via Cancer Treatment

The two patients, both Australian men, became apparently HIV-free after receiving stem cells to treat cancer.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Australia, World News, Malaysia,

Medical News

Scientists reveal structure of protein involved in life and development of cancer

Scientists reveal the structure of one of the most important and complicated proteins in cell division - a fundamental process in life and the development of cancer - in research published in Nature today .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology

Small World News Service

Grandfather, 63, claims he cured liver cancer with Cannabis Oil

Mike Cutler, 63, was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2009 after blacking out at work - and was given a transplant in November that year.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer

West Sussex Today

Hair cut to help those touched by cancer in Haywards Heath

A student from Haywards Heath cut off 14 inches of her hair to raise money for a cancer charity on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, West Sussex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Brooksville teen's cancer story mirrors 'Fault in Our Stars'

Like a lot of teen girls, Faith Brown has read The Fault in Our Stars, the popular novel about two teens who fall in love at a cancer support group.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology

WMTW-TV Auburn

Athletes swim, run and bike to fight cancer at Tri for a Cure

The all-women's triathlon raises over $1.5 million for the Maine Cancer Foundation, and one cancer survivor received an extra surprise at Sunday's race.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, South Portland, ME, Portland, ME, World News, Vietnam,

Low-carb diet reduces colon cancer risk: Bolsters ketogenic diet claims

Scientists at the University of Toronto say a low-carb diet can dramatically reduce the risk of colon cancer .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, University, FL, Genetics, Immunology, Biology, Science

Sisters get their hair cut for charity

St Catherine's School pupils Amber and Elli Burwood-Beames are going to donate their hair to Little Princess charity Proud mum Kelly Burwood-Beames said seven-year-old Amber and five-year-old Elli are keen to have their long locks cut off so they can send them to the Little Princess Trust, a charity which provides real hair wigs for children in the ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health