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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago |

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

16 hrs ago |

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

20 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women

WEDNESDAY July 9, 2014, 2014 -- The drug exemestane worked slightly better than the drug tamoxifen at preventing a recurrence of breast cancer in certain premenopausal women, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Duarte, CA

The Leaf-Chronicle

Cancer drug finds new use as fertility treatment

The study focused on women with polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, one of the most common causes of infertility in women.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Cancer

Business Journal

Armed with a poisonous scorpion and glowing tumor paint, Blaze Bioscience takes on cancer

Heather Franklin of Blaze Bioscience in Seattle was a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in the Emerging Companies Category.


Related Topix: Medicine

Sys-Con Media

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Partners With Entertainment...

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation today announced its partnership with Entertainment Industry Foundation Canada to fund breast cancer research with the support of long-term partner CIBC.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

The Bennington Banner

Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people

Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog's mouth started bleeding.


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

Korea Herald

RNA research will open new horizon in fighting cancer: expert

Decoding human DNA used to be seen as the key to curing cancer and other chronic diseases.


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