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4 hrs ago | The News-Review

Healthy Wednesday: Roseburg woman struggles with rare liver cancer, big medical bills

She did not know it, but she had a rare form of cancer growing in her liver. It was not until a 22-year-old niece visited that Miller realized she needed to see a doctor.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Roseburg, OR, Liver Cancer

8 hrs ago | KVUE.com

Patient suspects 'cancer cluster' in North Texas city

Instead, the 22-year-old Flower Mound resident spends a lot of time living day-to-day while chatting online in cancer support groups.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Flower Mound, TX, Brain Cancer

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Science Daily

Cancer drugs block dementia-linked brain inflammation, study finds

A class of drugs developed to treat immune-related conditions and cancer -- including one currently in clinical trials for glioblastoma and other tumors -- eliminates neural inflammation associated with dementia-linked diseases and brain injuries, according to researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

New trial aims to speed cancer drug development

Because any single gene mutation behind a particular cancer can be extremely rare, studying one drug at a time is extremely challenging Scientists and drug makers are pioneering a new kind of clinical trial that changes the way cancer drugs are studied, potentially cutting both the time and cost of bringing them to market.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Genetics, Oncology

Gizmag

Drug-delivering nanoparticles pose a triple threat to cancer

MIT's new nanoparticle carries three cancer-fighting drug molecules - doxorubicin is red, the small green particles are camptothecin, and the larger green core contains cisplatin Delivering drugs that can knock out tumor cells within the body, without causing adverse side effects, is a tricky busines.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Medicine, Health, Doxorubicin (generic), Adriamycin, Doxil, Ovarian Cancer, Gadgets

Clarksville Online

Austin Peay State University Breast Cancer 5k Supports Relay For Life

On April 5th, more than 200 runners, walkers and community supporters braved the chill of early spring for the 4th Annual Breast Cancer 5k at Austin Peay State University.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Austin Peay State University, Montgomery County, TN, Clarksville, TN

Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

Worcestershire oesophageal cancer team wins acclaim

Surgeon Martin Wadley, oesophageal cancer patient Brian Harris from Worcester, Robin Walker MP, patient Stephen Lee from Bromsgrove, specialist nurse Sharon Brown and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust chief executive Penny Venables A TEAM treating people with upper gastrointestinal cancer across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom

The News

Provinces join forces to measure distress of cancer patients, improve treatment

Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador have been awarded $1 million over three years from the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer through Health Canada.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canada, World News

The Compass

Healing Journey

Dr. Nikhil Joshi documented his battle with cancer in a blog and an episodic radio diary.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lymphoma

Al+ Armenia

Alex Ferguson fights against cancer

Former coach of English "Manchester United" team Alex Ferguson passed 250 thousands pounds to the examinations, which aim is to create cancer treatment pills.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Star-Telegram.com

Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

They're called leggings - popular tight-fitting pants that seem to be the favorite new target of the school dress code.

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Related Topix: Evanston, IL, Medicine, Health

Science Daily

Unexpected protein partnership has implications for cancer treatment

Two unlikely partners in a type of immune cell called a macrophage that work together in response to cancer drugs have been found by researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Do Good Detroit: American Cancer Society seeks volunteer drivers

Cancer patients often miss or delay treatments because they do not have access to reliable transportation, but Wayne County residents can help these cancer patients by giving them a life-saving ride.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Detroit, MI

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA researchers develop new drug formulation for cancer treatment

Health forums were abuzz in 2007 with news that a simple, inexpensive chemical may serve as a viable treatment to many forms of cancer.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Chemistry, Science, Franklin College

KAUZ

Campfire precautions can protect kids from burns

A drop in the number of young women infected with the two strains of human papillomavirus most likely to cause cervical cancer occurred in England after the 2008 launch of a national vaccination program.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, HPV, Health, Medicine, Cervical Cancer, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Influenza

HON

Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return

A new blood test may one day help predict the recurrence of breast cancer and also a woman's response to breast cancer treatment, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Johns Hopkins University, Genetics, Biology, Science, Duarte, CA

The Washington Post

Roche Breast Cancer Sales Surge, Led by New Drugs Like Perjeta

Roche Holding AG's sales of breast- cancer medicines grew 17 percent in the first quarter as new drugs beat analysts' estimates, eclipsing a decline in overall revenue.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Business News

Worthing Herald

Cancer sufferer in bid to help patients

A WORTHING mother has spoken of her battle to beat cancer and the way it has turned her life around for the better.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Telegraph

Doc's to-dos to cut cancer risk

Mumbai oncologist Suresh Advani with Rupali Bose, CEO of Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Calcutta, and Shobhana Kamineni, the executive director of Apollo Hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, India, Oncology, Breast Cancer, Asia,

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Free oral cancer screenings offered in Coquitlam

A Coquitlam dental office will be joining clinics across the Lower Mainland to offer free cancer screenings to the public, waiving their standard fee for the service.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oral Cancer, Canada

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