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News on Cancer continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | P&T Community

New Cancer Care Payment Model Reduces Health Care Costs

A new cancer care payment model that rewards physicians for focusing on best treatment practices and health outcomes rather than on the number of drugs they prescribe resulted in significant cost savings without affecting the quality of care.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

6 hrs ago | New York Post

The cancer death-panel app

A kindergarten graduation ceremony at St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Memphis for children being treated for cancer and other life-threatening diseases who are also able to study at the hospital's school.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology, Wellpoint Health Networks, Insurance, Genetics

10 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

Cancer institute: a look inside

A long-anticipated cancer treatment center is continuing to take shape outside Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology

14 hrs ago | Billboard

All Good Cretins Go to Heaven: The End of the Ramones

The death of original Ramones drummer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Tommy Ramone ne Erdeliyi at the age of 65, following treatment for cancer of the bile duct, brings to an end one of punk-rock's enduring myths, and like the band's two-minutes-and-a-cloud-of-dust repertoire, leaves us all just a little earlier than expected.

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Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Medicine, Health, Lymphoma

18 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Music festival to be held outside National Life

There will be a $20 parking fee per car with the proceeds benefiting Branches of Hope - the cancer patient fund at Central Vermont Medical Center's National Life Cancer Treatment Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Modesto, CA

22 hrs ago | This is The West Country

Minehead gets new-look Cancer Research charity shop

MINEHEAD has a new-look Cancer Research shop - and its bosses are urging you to offer your support to the charity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Pocono Record

Run for breast cancer patients in Pocono Pines

Carli Younce of Devon jogs across the bridge during the The Linda Creed Breast Cancer Rally 5K in Pocono Pines on Saturday, July 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Health, Pocono Pines, PA

St. Cloud Times

Tobacco smoke, e-cig cartridges pose pet dangersTobacco smoke, e-cig...

Tobacco smoke, e-cig cartridges pose pet dangers Secondhand smoke can cause lung and nasal cancer in dogs and malignant lymphoma in cats Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/07/12/tobacco-smoke-e-cig-cartridges-pose-pet-dangers/12577075/ In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, Christine Choi takes a puff ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lymphoma, Smoking, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

The Telegraph

Cancer cash tied in rules

New Delhi, July 11: The Bihar government's rigidity in not changing the format in which income certificates are given to the poor has resulted in thousands of cancer patients in the state losing out on central benefits.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, India,

The Jackson Sun

Rep. Scott DesJarlais to start treatment for cancer

Rep. Scott DesJarlais has cancer and will undergo extensive therapy beginning next week, the congressman announced Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Medicine, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Health

WHP-AM Harrisburg

Punk Rock Icon Tommy Ramone Loses Battle With Cancer

The last original member of the seminal punk band the Ramones is dead, reports Variety.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Punk, The Ramones

Lancashire Evening Post

Riders saddle up to show support to cancer fighter

Brian Tong, 39 , from Farington Moss, will set out on the 60 mile challenge with a twofold mission - to raise money for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation and as a show of love and support for his younger brother Ian.

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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Medical News Today

Cancer's cellular factories can be sent into overdrive by signal

A network of signals active in almost all types of cancer sends the protein factories in our cells into overdrive, and may help fuel a tumour's uncontrolled growth, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz youngster commemorates battle with cancer at Boardwalk

Ethan Pope is ready to ride the Giant Dipper with his mother, Karley Pope, a year after being diagnosed with leukemia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Leukemia

Sunherald.com

Rep. DesJarlais to undergo cancer treatments

The congressman said in a release Friday that he was fortunate that the cancer was caught early, and that he doesn't expect the treatments to interfere with his work.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais

NEWS.com.au

Vasectomy 'raises risk of prostate cancer'

EXCLUSIVE: A key recommendation from the Zahra Abrahimzadeh inquest is "already doomed to fail" just days after it was handed down, lawyers claim.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Oncology

Business Journal

Study: Lump-sum payments to cancer doctors cuts costs

It's not often you associate cancer and lumps with encouraging news, but a study by UnitedHealth Group Inc. found that lump-sum payments in cancer treatment reduced costs by 34 percent, Bloomberg reports .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology

Darlington and Stockton Times

Line-dancing protesters call for breast cancer clinic to reopen

DOLLY DANCING: Breast Cancer survivors, Mp Jenny Chapman along with dancers dress as Dolly Parton to protest the decision to transfer the breast cancer support group out of the area.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Medicine, Dolly Parton, Country, United Kingdom, World News, Durham County, England

Science Daily

Depressed men with prostate cancer are diagnosed with later stage...

Depressed men with localized prostate cancer were more likely to be diagnosed with more aggressive prostate cancer, received less effective treatments and survived for shorter times than prostate cancer patients who were not depressed, a study has found.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Prostate Cancer, Urology, Oncology

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Boston.com

Lululemon Shopping Bags Tote Around Weird Medical Advice

A Lululemon shopping bag reads: "Sunscreen absorbed into the skin might be worse for you than sunshine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Skin Cancer, Vitamin D, Supplement, Weird

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