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1 hr ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | 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 In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, Christine Choi takes a puff ... (more)


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

9 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Health, World News, India,

13 hrs ago | 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.


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

18 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Punk, The Ramones

20 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Leukemia

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.


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

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.


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 .


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.


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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Prostate Cancer, Urology, Oncology

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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.


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

DVDCreation Reviews

Living Beyond Breast Cancer Opens Registration For Sept 27th Fall Conference In Philadelphia

General session speakers include: Virginia Borges , MD, MMSc, director, Cancer Center; Lu Ann Cahn , reporter, WCAU-TV, cancer survivor and author of the inspirational memoir, I Dare Me ; Clifford A. Hudis , MD; Chief, Breast Cancer Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Rita Nanda , MD, Associate Director, Breast Medical ... (more)


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

Seeking Alpha

Medivation Set To Go Higher As Prostate Cancer Drug Xtandi Quickly Approaches Blockbuster Status

When scouring biotechnology stocks to invest in, I look for undervalued companies that are developing or have approved drugs to treat diseases with high unmet clinical need with the potential to reach blockbuster status .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Taxotere, Docetaxel (generic), Healthcare Law, Law

PhysOrg Weblog

New drug active against most aggressive type of lung cancer cells

Manchester scientists have shown that a new drug could prove useful in treating small cell lung cancer - the most aggressive form of lung cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Oncology

Burnley Citizen

BATTLER: Brave East Lancs boy helping others to face cancer

Rieli Biggins, nine, underwent three years of chemotherapy to help overcome the acute lymphoblastic leukaemia he was diagnosed with at the age of three.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Hematology

Medical News Today

Where are the new low-cost cancer drugs?

Do common drugs from the pharmacy represent the future of cancer treatment? The Repurposing Drugs in Oncology project, an international collaboration between AntiCancer Fund, Belgium, and US based GlobalCures, finds that existing and widely-used non-cancer drugs may represent a relatively untapped source of novel therapies for cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology, Vermox, Mebendazole (generic)

Wed Jul 09, 2014

CBS News

Program to help "forgotten" teen cancer patients

Better treatments and screenings are helping children and older adults with cancer live longer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hematology, Oncology