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2 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Teenage cancer hero Stephen Sutton's incredible journey:...

As Stephen - whose life has captured the hearts of the nation - fears the end, we take a look at the laughs and tears he has shared with us all Terminal teenage cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton posted on his Facebook blog two days ago that he was "nearing the end" after his right lung collapsed.

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6 hrs ago | Science Daily

Why does breast cancer often spread to the lung? Experts explain

New research shows why breast cancer often spreads or metastasizes to the lung. The breast cancer stem cell has been shown to be responsible for metastasis in animal models, particularly to the lung.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Oncology

8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Superhero window washers give young hospital patients a lift

"Oh my goodness," declared Colleen Forrester, 29, a nurse dressed in green scrubs, who pointed to the windows.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Family, Kids, Health

12 hrs ago | WGBH

Snoopy, Garfield And Friends Go Bald For Kids With Cancer

It's not easy having cancer, especially when you're a kid. And it's even harder when that bald chemo head tells the whole world that you're sick.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Kids

13 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Brave cancer patient backs Westmorland Gazette's Hands off our Hospital campaign

DOZENS of local people have bravely spoken out to highlight the importance of the Gazette's Hands off our Hospital campaign.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, West Yorkshire County, England,

16 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Fire safety advice and days out on offer at cancer support group

Allison White, centre, who has suffered from leukemia from 2009 and has set up a cancer support group, pictured at Bishop Auckland hospital with Liam Ryan, left and Bernadette Measures.

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

21 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Support floods in for brave five-year-old cancer sufferer

A little girl undergoing cancer treatment for the second time at the age of five has received support from dozens of people after her plight was shared with Telegraph & Argus readers.

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22 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Cancer support group planning fundraiser

The board heard a request from Frank Pfeifer of the Band of Brothers Motorcycle Club to host a street party featuring a benefit motorcycle show for the Camden Foundation on July 19 in downtown Ivesdale.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Ivesdale, IL

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Science Daily

Enzymes that help fix cancer-causing DNA defects disovered

An important enzyme pathway that helps prevent new cells from receiving too many or too few chromosomes, a condition that has been directly linked to cancer and other diseases, has been discovered by researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Purdue University, Biochemistry, Biology, Science

Patch.com

Westborough establishments support 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, Health, Breast Cancer, Life, Holidays, Mother's Day, DanaFarber Cancer Institute, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Inhabitat

Scientists Develop a Way to Detect Cancer on Patients' Breath

Cancer is a devastating killer that takes one out of every eight lives on the planet.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Al Bawaba

New Pesronalized Drugs Hold Promise for Cancer Treatment

In a press conference held today by The American University in Cairo , AUC researchers unveiled a research that aims to create targeted and personalized chemotherapy cancer drugs that could decrease their side effects.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

R & D

Study identifies enzymes that help fix cancer-causing DNA defects

Purdue Univ. researchers have identified an important enzyme pathway that helps prevent new cells from receiving too many or too few chromosomes, a condition that has been directly linked to cancer and other diseases.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biochemistry, Biology, Science

The Washington Post

Novartis Cancer Move Adds Spice to Crosstown Rivalry with Roche

Sitting just two miles apart on opposite banks of the Rhine river in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis AG and Roche Holding AG have long had a complex cross- town rivalry.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Novartis, Medicine, Health, Novartis AG, Healthcare Industry, Genentech, Startups, Oncology, France, World News,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Pfizer and AstraZeneca Ripe for Deal Alone or Together: Real M&A

While the talks between Pfizer, the world's biggest drugmaker, and $87 billion AstraZeneca have fizzled, an analyst at Citigroup Inc. expects Pfizer to approach the company again, or AstraZeneca could opt to merge with another peer such as Amgen Inc. as a defense tactic.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Banking, Financial Services, Citigroup, Amgen, Shire plc, Health

Prince George Citizen

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: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

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, Breast 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, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology

Patch.com

Force 3 5K Raises $21,000 for the Children's Cancer Foundation

Proceeds from the first annual event will benefit the research and treatment of childhood cancers Crofton, Md.

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Evesham Journal

Donating hair will be a snip for Ella

A YOUNG girl will be going to great lengths for a charity which supplies children undergoing treatment for cancer with real hair wigs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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