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2 hrs ago |

Look Good Feel Better Gives Hope to Women Fighting Cancer

Many of us are familiar with the appearance side effects of cancer treatment, especially the loss of hair.


Related Topix: Medicine, Women's Health

6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

National Cancer Institute Awards $7.3 million to Kaiser Permanente...

The award, part of the NCI Community Oncology Research Program, will help Kaiser Permanente focus on "enrolling patients in the NCI National Clinical Trials Network, testing cutting-edge therapies, and comparing existing cancer treatments on a patient-by-patient basis," said The new funding will also allow Kaiser Permanente to expand its focus on ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology

10 hrs ago | World Magazine

The cancer war America is losing

The ribbon-wearing, race-running war to prevent cancer is working little-by-little for almost every major kind of cancer except skin cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Skin Cancer

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Northside to test personal lung cancer drugs

N orthside Hospital has been selected to participate in a nationwide study on personalized lung cancer drugs based on the DNA of a patient's tumor.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

18 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Honors Leading Lung...

Dr. Herbst of Yale Cancer Center will receive the award at the 15th International Lung Cancer Congress being held on "Dr. Herbst's contribution and dedication to lung cancer treatment and research is truly remarkable and we are thrilled to present him with the Addario Lectureship Award this year," said Each year the ALCF recognizes one special ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Business Journal

Providence inks deal with 'world's richest doctor' for cancer and bio-informatics

Providence Health & Services is partnering with Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong - described by Forbes as the "world's richest doctor" - to create the first clinical genomic network for cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Science / Technology, Veracode, Scientific Instruments, Illumina, Healthcare Industry, Genetics

The Times of Trenton

ABC anchor speaks as Capital Health Hopewell celebrates accreditation of breast cancer center

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP - When producers at Good Morning America asked news anchor Amy Robach to undergo her first mammogram in October on live television, her first reaction was, "'Are you kidding me? You want me to do what? There is no way,'" she said.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology

Airdrie City View

Airdrie Chrysler Dodge Jeep employee rides to conquer cancer

The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer in support of the Alberta Cancer Foundation is a grueling 220-kilometre, two-day bike ride through the Foothills and this year Airdrie Chrysler Dodge Jeep Business Manager Chris Tonkin is taking part for a second year in a row on Aug. 9 and 10. 'Last year we had one of our employee's family members fighting ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canada,

The Courier

Cancer researchers study immune system response from ground-breaking angle

GROUNDBREAKING research into how the human body's immune system responds to cancer is under way at Ballarat's Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute and it is already receiving international acclaim.


Related Topix: Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science

News Guardian

Five years after his death, Sir Bobby Robson Foundation hits A 7.3m milestone

Five years since the death of former England and Newcastle United manager Sir Bobby Robson it has been revealed the charity set up in his name has raised more than 7m.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology

Ipswich Evening Star

Friends brave it and jump to support mouth cancer charity

Jen Driver, Louise Holtaway, Julie Pymer and Lindsay Cutting, all from Bury St Edmunds, undertook the jump on Sunday in Oxfordshire in aid of the Mouth Cancer Foundation.


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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Upping the fight against breast cancer

Those who work with young adults say the reality of cancer is awful at any age, but in the very young it can be heartbreaking.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer


Pregnant...With Breast Cancer

Having a baby. Being diagnosed with cancer. Two life-changing events. A doctor at Jennie Edmundson hospital found herself dealing with both - at the same time.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

CBS Local

Health: Zapping Away Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment

New help for breast cancer patients struggling with difficult side effects caused by drugs taken to prevent a recurrence.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Acupuncture, Arimidex, Anastrozole (generic), Fatigue

Globe and Mail

Teen turns page on rare cancer

Faith Brown, who now has an artificial knee, hopes to try out for her high-school swim team.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology

Fox News

Even dim light at night may interfere with breast cancer drug, study says

Light at night has already been widely linked to poorer sleep quality , but now even dim light is being shown to interfere with a breast cancer drug's ability to do its job.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Times Herald

Teen cancer survivor turns to online donations for new teeth

Alex Hunter's insurance company paid to have his dead teeth removed after his cancer treatment, but it won't pay for new teeth, his family says.


Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth, Health, Medicine

What they won't tell you: The sun is a full-spectrum medicine that can heal cancer

"Those that have attempted to convince the world that the Sun, the Earth's primary source of energy and life causes cancer, have done so with malicious intent to deceive the masses into retreating from the one thing that can prevent disease."


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Naturopathy, Skin Cancer, Sundown, Bullfrog, Sunscreens (generic)

'Chasing Life': April and Leo grow closer as 'Death Becomes Her'

"Chasing Life" does some things really well. One of them is showcasing the stages of grief that terminally ill people experience.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

News Times

Blood test for all cancers in the works

Common cancer questions, answered Does avoiding hair dyes and sweeteners mean you'll avoid a cancer diagnosis? The National Cancer Institute debunks common cancer myths.


Related Topix: Health, Photography, Arts, Breast Cancer, bladder cancer