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2 hrs ago | Reuters

Exelixis to cut jobs after prostate cancer drug fails late-stage study

Cancer drug developer Exelixis Inc said on Monday it would cut about 70 percent of its workforce after its experimental prostate cancer drug cabozantinib failed a late-stage study.

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Related Topix: Startups, Exelixis, Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone, Food and Drug Administration, Healthcare Law, Law

6 hrs ago | Newsday

Hospitals seeing more skin cancer

In most cases, melanomas have an irregular shape and more than one colour. They may also be larger than normal moles and can sometimes be itchy or bleed The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer treatment in England rose by nearly a third in five years, official figures show.

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Related Topix: Health, Skin Cancer

9 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Measles vaccine may have cured Minnesota woman's cancer

An experimental cancer treatment is making medical history at The Mayo Clinic, and for one woman, it's given her a second chance at life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

13 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

Women in dark on cancer symptoms

NEARLY a third of female survey respondents in the North West could not name a single correct symptom of any of the five gynaecological cancers, according to a women's cancer research charity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

17 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Cheryl Sheard: Calls for Welsh cancer drugs fund sparked in part by case of terminally ill mum

The 35-year-old from Dyserth is trying to get funding for a life-prolonging drug, which would be available to her if she lived in England.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Denbighshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Cervical Cancer

20 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Dr Paul Dean, clinical lead for sepsis with Jacqueline Rennison, critical care outreach sister

A TOP consultant said hospital staff have responded well to changes that were imposed after the death of a patient.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Health

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Witney Gazette

Campaigner delighted at 160m boost to cancer drug fund

Cancer campaigner Clive Stone has welcomed news of a A 160m boost to a drug fund set up following his fight for drug treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Kidney Cancer,

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Couple biking across country to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research

A Chicago couple determined to raise awareness and much-needed funding for childhood cancer research embarked on an awe-inspiring 3,069-mile cross-country bicycle journey, taking off Sunday morning from Ocean Beach.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, San Diego, CA

Hereford Times

Many people "simply do not know that children get cancer", research by a cancer charity has found.

The lack of public awareness of the "devastating" impact that childhood cancer has on families across the UK is evident in a survey by CLIC Sargent, a cancer charity for children and young people, and their families.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Eastern Daily Press

Cyclists help push Norfolk hospital cancer appeal nearer to its target

Cyclists take part in the NNUH 99.9 Sportive event to raise money for the Targeted Radiotherapy Appeal.

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Related Topix: Health, Norwich University

Big News Network.com

Scientists' new approach can provide better treatment for cancer

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Stuff.co.nz

Drugs giants in spin cycle

BRAVE FIGHT: Daniel Webby pictured with his son Wu Webby, 6, led a campaign to get the Government to fund a drug to treat a rare blood disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Prostate Cancer, Marketing

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Independent.ie

Give a medical card to every child with cancer, says children's charity

A CHILDREN'S cancer charity has called on the Government to "automatically" issue medical cards to youngsters once they are diagnosed with the killer disease, as families of seriously-ill kids are facing colossal medical bills.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, Ireland, Europe, World News

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Pumping in cancer drugs

Researchers have invented a microscopic pump that has the potential to transport cancer drugs from the blood into the heart of tumors, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, San Diego, CA

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Jack Hoffman now in Cancer Trial

The 8-year-old boy who became an Internet sensation for his touchdown run in Nebraska's 2013 spring football scrimmage is now one of a handful of children enrolled in a cancer treatment trial.

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Related Topix: Medicine

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Local musicians come together to help out local teacher battling cancer

An event will be held Saturday night to raise money for a New Orleans teacher denied medical coverage for her cancer treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News

New report on global peptide cancer therapeutics market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Peptide Cancer Therapeutics Market & Pipeline Insight 2014" report to their offering.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Chronicle Live

Vandals target Gosforth cancer charity Daft as a Brush twice in two days

Volunteers at a Newcastle based cancer charity have been left stunned after yobs targeted its base two nights in a row Jean Ross of the Daft As A Brush Charity on the Great North Road.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Life, Charity , Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom

Lewistown Sentinel

Nurse's family takes in cancer patient and son

Tricia Somers, formerly of Harrisburg, sat in her hospital room after learning she had terminal cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, McAlisterville, PA, Oncology, Pinnacle Health System, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Fri Aug 29, 2014

International Business Times

New Zealand's National Party Offers Funding to Ensure Speedy Cure for Early Stage Cancer Patients

The ruling National Party in New Zealand has announced $40 million in funding to reduce waiting times for cancer treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Munster, IN, Arthritis, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer

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