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1 hr ago | Fox News

10 questions to ask your doctor after a cancer diagnosis

The health care community has made remarkable strides over the past 20 years in treating cancer, but more than a million people in the United States are still diagnosed every year.

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Life, Food, Nutrition

Tue Aug 26, 2014

BioResearch Online

Emergent And MorphoSys To Co-Develop Prostate Cancer Drug

Emergent BioSolutions announced that it has signed an agreement with therapeutic antibody specialist firm MorphoSys to co-develop and commercialize its preclinical bi-specific antibody ES414 as treatment for prostate cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Prostate Cancer, Biotech, Emergent Game Technologies, Emergent BioSolutions

Las Cruces Sun-News

MMC cancer center hits high mark with accreditation of cancer-treatment programs

Sun-News Oncology pharmacist Marina Patterson mixes chemotherapy medication at Memorial Medical Center Cancer Center in Las Cruces on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Las Cruces, NM, Surgery, Ovarian Cancer

Science Daily

RNA sequence could help doctors to tailor unique prostate cancer treatment programs

Sequencing RNA, not just DNA, could help doctors predict how prostate cancer tumors will respond to treatment, according to research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Oncology

WGN-TV Chicago

Cardinal George cancels trip to Rome so he can receive cancer treatment

Cardinal Francis George will miss a planned trip to Rome in October to instead receive treatment for cancer, the Archdiocese of Chicago said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, bladder cancer

Science Daily

Recommendations for prostate cancer active surveillance

Active surveillance offers low-risk prostate cancer patients a means to avoid the potentially harmful side effects from treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Pathology

The Village Voice

Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering Explores the Controversial Cancer Treatment

Extracted from apricots, peaches, and almonds, Laetrile is one of the most controversial cancer treatments to approach the mainstream.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Opinion, Movies, Entertainment

WNYC-AM New York

Why a Potential New Cancer Treatment Was Covered Up

Kanematsu Sugiura, DSc, was studying "Laetrile," a potential new treatment for cancer, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in the 1970s.

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

PhysOrg Weblog

New tool to probe cancer's molecular make-up

Scientists have shown how to better identify and measure vital molecules that control cell behaviour - paving the way for improved tools for diagnosis, prediction and monitoring of cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science, Oncology, Lung Cancer, bladder cancer

MLive.com

Cars for Cancer reaches 10th year, adds more trophies for car show

The Zeeland resident has a love for cars, proof that stems from the auto body shops he owns in Hudsonville, Holland and Wayland.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Zeeland, MI, Hudsonville, MI, Holland, MI, Entertainment

Illawarra Mercury

Laser tool for cancer surgeons

Head and neck cancer patients will have access to new, cutting-edge treatment at Wollongong Hospital with the arrival of a $160,000 CO2 Duo surgical laser.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oral Cancer

Golf Club Management

This woman took up golf to battle her post cancer treatment depressiona and it completely worked

A woman who suffered from depression after having treatment for cancer has said that taking up golf has helped turn her life around.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Medical News Today

Scientists map risk of premature menopause after cancer treatment

Women treated for the cancer Hodgkin lymphoma will be able to better understand their risks of future infertility after researchers estimated their risk of premature menopause with different treatments.

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Related Topix: Menopause, Medicine, Health, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer

Medical News

Researchers find roving detection system for treating cancer, Parkinson's disease and ALS

Duke University researchers have found a "roving detection system" on the surface of cells that may point to new ways of treating diseases like cancer, Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Parkinson's Disease, Duke University, Cell Biology, Biology, Science

Science Daily

New biomarker highly promising for predicting breast cancer outcomes

A protein named p66ShcA shows promise as a biomarker to identify breast cancers with poor prognoses, according to research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Biology, Science, Microbiology

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Worcester News

Worcester fundraising group serves up tasty treats for charity

A COFFEE morning held by a newly-formed Worcester fundraising group raised more than A 400 for a cancer charity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Business Journal

Cancer drug maker Calithera Biosciences seeks $80 million in IPO

Cancer drug developer Calithera Biosciences Inc. is seeking $80 million through an initial public offering, the company said in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing Monday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Startups, Proteolix, Onyx Pharmaceuticals

Benzinga

The 4 Companies Teaming Up For A New Tool To Fight Cancer

Big pharma and one relatively small company are teaming up to develop a master test that will help doctors pick a combination of drugs tailored to the individual patient's condition.

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Related Topix: Biotech, SanofiSynthlabo, Medicine, Health, Johnson and Johnson, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Veracode, Scientific Instruments, Illumina

DFW Catholic

Cardinal George participating in clinical trial of anti-cancer drug

Chicago, Ill., Aug 25, 2014 / 10:46 am .- Cardinal Francis George of Chicago is continuing cancer treatment and has agreed to take part in a clinical trial of a new anti-cancer drug, his archdiocese has announced.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Chicago, bladder cancer

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Capitol Lights Up Gold For Pediatric Cancer Awareness

Nationwide, every day families lose children to pediatric cancer. And, Nebraska has the fourth highest occurrence of childhood cancer in the country.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pediatric Cancer, Nebraska, Brain Cancer

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