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1 hr ago | WGN-TV Chicago

Alternate breast cancer treatment more direct route to tumor cells

An alternative form of a common breast cancer drug glides on the skin instead of traveling the distance through the blood stream.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

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2 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

by-Election in Kelantan: Umno Tumpat rep Noor Zahidi dies of cancer in China

State assemblyman for Pengkalan Kubor Noor Zahidi Omar passed away in Guangzhou, China this morning.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, Malaysia, China

4 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Recology raises cancer awareness in Solano County with pink Toters

Julia Lopez with Recology Vacaville Solano discusses their fund raising campaign for the Midnight Sun Foundation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Solano County, CA, Vacaville, CA, Breast Cancer

4 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

UCSC professor searches for new type of cancer drug

UCSC researcher Seth Rubin has been awarded a 350,000 federal grant for his work on developing a new type of breast cancer drug.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, UC Santa Cruz, Retinoblastoma

8 hrs ago | The Standard

Cancer drug in HK's Ebola arsenal

Hong Kong could use a breast cancer drug to treat Ebola patients as health authorities cannot get hold of the experimental ZMapp drug from a US pharmaceutical company, the Centre for Health Protection said last night.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Infectious Diseases

12 hrs ago | Korea Herald

NGO worker appeals for cancer help

Josephine Shoo arrived in Korea in March 2014 to visit friends, but after a medical checkup, she received a shocking diagnosis: stage III follicular lymphoma.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lymphoma, Health Insurance, Non-Profit, Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

17 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Cancer: Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

When Ed Susralski, 67, was diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer in 2007, he told himself, "I have cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Nutrition, Orland Park, IL

21 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

Dairy Joy co-owner works through cancer treatment

Dairy Joy owners Wyn and Jan Wahlgren stop to wave to a car after it honked at them Friday in front of their restaurant on Lincoln Highway in Hinkley.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, nodes

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Cancer survival rates 'an inexcusable postcode lottery' based on...

Cancer survival rates 'an inexcusable postcode lottery' based on where you live in SW London and Surrey Macmillan Cancer Support figures from the Office of National Statistics reveal postcode lottery in chances of surviving cancer for people living in different parts of Surrey and London Figures publicised this week by charity Macmillan Cancer ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, Cheshire County, England, Surrey County, England,

Medical News Today

Men most likely to undergo challenging study procedure identified by Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial

Healthy men participating in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial who actively participate in all steps of the clinical trial are most likely to undergo a biopsy, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention - a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Proscar, Finasteride (generic)

Lake Forester

Lake Forest Hospital expands cancer care

Why it's noteworthy: The revitalization of the hospital campus is the biggest project ever in Lake Forest, city officials have said.

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Related Topix: Lake Forest, IL, Lake County, IL, Oncology, Medicine, Hematology, Health, Grayslake, IL

Wigan Today

Stars backing Daniel's cancer fight

A WIGAN man who has battled cancer is to join forces with a host of celebrities for a campaign to stamp out the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Brandon Sun

Another trip to Mexico for man battling cancer

Desmond Snyman has 40 tumours on his lungs and doctors have told him he has only another year left to live -- so he's seeking a cure at a Mexican clinic.

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Related Topix: Health, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Family, Kids

NorthJersey.com

Oncologist Thomas Rakowski on what new cancer treatment is proving effective

When Dr. Thomas Rakowski was completing his internship at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in the late '70s - what he calls "back in the Dark Ages of medicine" - curative treatments for malignant diseases were just starting to come to the forefront.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Testicular Cancer, Hematology, Breast Cancer

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Chronicle Live

Death rates in top four cancer killers fall by almost a quarter over 20 years in the North East

New figures released from Cancer Research UK show that less people are dying from breast, bowel, lung and prostate cancers Cancer death rates have fallen by almost a quarter in the North East in the last 20 years thanks to improved screening and treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Arimidex, Anastrozole (generic), Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Smoking

Sunday Herald

Sharp rise in survival rates for most common cancers

THE number of Scots surviving the four most common cancers has soared during the last 20 years due to earlier detection and better treatment, according to a leading medical charity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer

The Modesto Bee

Chemo Crew volunteers offer support those those undergoing cancer treatment

Bridgette Eilers of Riverbank counted on support from her husband, parents, in-laws and friends during chemotherapy for ovarian cancer three years ago.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Riverbank, CA, Ovarian Cancer, Stanislaus County, CA, San Joaquin County, CA, Modesto, CA

Kent Online

Sheerness mum plans to have head shaved to raise money for Cancer...

Michelle Murphy, of St Agnes Gardens, plans to go under the clippers as soon as she manages to raise 500 in sponsorship.

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

Globe and Mail

Peace of mind or playing into fears: Is cancer insurance worth buying?

But as many current and former patients know, the financial toll from taking time off work for treatment, paying for drugs not covered by public insurance or travelling to seek care can quickly add up.

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Related Topix: Health, Marketing, Ovarian Cancer

Midsussex Today

Mother shaves head for cancer to support daughter's friend

A mother shaved her head for a cancer charity in Haywards Heath last Monday in support of her daughter's friend who has leukaemia.

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

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