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3 hrs ago | West Australian

Pfizer's need for deal looms larger with earnings report

While many industry watchers expect Pfizer to re-engage with Britain's AstraZeneca in coming months, some say the U.S. drugmaker should consider targets more focussed on biotechnology, a strategy that has paid off for Merck & Co Although Pfizer is conducting trials of promising products - including breast cancer drug palbociclib and vaccines ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Breast Cancer

7 hrs ago | Reuters

AstraZeneca taps Roche, Qiagen for new blood-based cancer drug tests

AstraZeneca has signed up Roche and Qiagen to develop two separate diagnostic tests, both using simple blood samples, to identify patients who will benefit from its lung cancer drugs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Genetics

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Medical News

Adopting a comprehensive and integrative healing strategy for cancer

The cancer drugs, radiation therapy and cancer surgery available today help millions of people survive their cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Nursing

Knoxville News Sentinel

Motorcycle ride benefits child cancer foundation Oak Ridge a "...

Wyatt Crippin, 9, takes the back seat of a motorcycle as the passenger with one of the participants in the Knoxville Ride for Kids benefit for Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation from the Oak Ridge Civic Center on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oak Ridge, TN, Family, Kids, Motorcycles, Jacksboro, TN

WWL-TV New Orleans

Community says goodbye to Irish Channel leader who lost battle with cancer

She was known for her work in the community. Kara Morgan, the president of the Irish Channel Association, did all she could to make the neighborhood she loved a better place.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Journalgazette.net

Research turning drug dosage into exact science

Research scientists at Purdue University have developed what they're describing as a reliable and affordable way for pharmacies to dispense medicine in personalized amounts.

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Related Topix: Purdue University, Medicine, Oncology, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Printers

Boston.com

Choosing the right sunscreen can prevent cancer

Sunscreen may be big business, with sales topping $1 billion last year, but not nearly enough of us seem to buy into its importance.

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Related Topix: Health, Skin Cancer, Basking Ridge, NJ, Sundown, Bullfrog, Sunscreens (generic)

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Teen's cancer story mirrors 'Fault in Our Stars'

Faith Brown poses for a portrait next to a photograph of herself in her room in Brooksville, Fla., Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Brooksville, FL, Oncology

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Festival raises money for 5-year-old Indio girl battling cancer

"The outpouring is just incredible, it's so heart-touching," said Carly Cechin, Desi's grandmother.

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Related Topix: Indio, CA, Medicine, Health

Carrickfergus Today

Leanne to raise funds in memory of brave Rebekah

A Monkstown woman is to take part in a special day of fundraising events in memory of Carrickfergus schoolgirl Rebekah Bunting.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Medicine, Health,

Medical Daily

Heated Nanoparticles Help The Immune System Spot Cancer Tumors And Fight Them

Scientists have found that using nanoparticles, the body' defenses can be woken up to recognize and attack invading cancer cells.

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

Channelnewsasia.com

Making a 'bald' statement in fight against cancer

Participants young and old did their part at Hair for Hope 2014 to support children and families affected by childhood cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Evening Sun

Cubby Conrad: Normal ever again? Post Cancer 101

I glanced down at my computer screen the other day and happened to see a message from one of my bosom buddies, a friend who is also a breast cancer survivor.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Cancer therapy on offer more widely

Members of the breast cancer team are, left to right, Dr Nick Ridley, director of radiology, receptionist Pam Durston, breast cancer manager Suzie Ferrari, imaging assistant Anne Fullerton, and consultant breast surgeon Nathan Coombs PIONEERING breast cancer treatment will be available to up to 150 women with any type of tumour and of any age ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Mental Help Net

Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production

Both Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which are cancers of the body's white blood cells, often affect young people who are still in their reproductive years.

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Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health, Medicine

The Arizona Republic

Canine cancer fund helps cover Valley dog's treatment

What wouldn't you do to save your K-9's life? For one valley pet owner, she says she will do anything.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology

Antrim Today

Local group raises A 33k for cancer charity

Donna Taylor, along with her sister, Adele Woods and the members of Friends of the Cancer Centre's Antrim fundraising group have raised a phenomenal 33,000 for the charity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

New York Daily News

Dim lighting may weaken breast-cancer drug's effects

Exposure to dim lighting at night might reduce the effects of tamoxifen, a popular breast cancer drug, because it suppresses melatonin production, a new study has found.

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Related Topix: Melatonin, Supplement, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Biology, Science, Tulane University

Newsday

VIDEO: 'No side effects' from cancer treatment

Two years after she had surgery for breast cancer, she says the new treatment, which replaces weeks of radiotherapy with a single, targeted shot, can dramatically improve the experience of the patient and those closest to them.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

The Boulder County Business Report

Can pot fight cancer? UNC seeks the answerRead more

Dr. Richard Hyslop, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Northern Colorado, left, is leading a project that seeks to identify methods of delivering inactive cannabis compounds thought to slow tumor growth into the body without causing the serious side effects associated with ingesting large quantities of active cannabis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marijuana, University of Northern Colorado, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Science, Colorado

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