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1 min ago | The Nation

Verita Life to carry out cancer treatments here

Thomas Lodi: Bangkok was already as medical hub in the region, so the group wanted to fill a service gap.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology

4 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

Hughes asks Toledo Council's support for cancer treatment center

CEO of Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center, John Hughes was present at the Aug. 11 Toledo City Council meeting to discuss plans for a new cancer treatment center in Marshalltown as well as a new site for a cancer clinic in Toledo.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marshalltown, IA, Toledo, IA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Advocate

Pupils helping grow hope for cancer-free Tasmania

EAGER TO HELP: Somerset Primary School pupils Montanna Butcher and Evan Ling with a sample of merchandise they will be selling to raise funds for the Cancer Council on Daffodil Day today.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Tiny S.F. cancer startup wants to crowdfund an Ebola treatment

With the death toll from the Ebola outbreak at 1,350, one biotechnology company after another is jumping into the fray to develop drugs for the fatal, infectious disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases, California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences

WGN-TV Chicago

Cardinal George to participate in a clinical research to fight cancer

Cardinal Francis George continues to undergo cancer treatment with doctors at Loyola University Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Northern Echo

Cancer survivor Kimberley, from Newton Aycliffe, celebrates GCSE exam success

FIGHTING BACK: Kimberley Hall, from Newton Aycliffe, who battled cancer while studying for her GCSEs, is celebrating exam success.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Nursing,

Lynn News

A makeover helps cancer patients Look Good and Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better, Pampering Therapy, after Cancer at QEH, Standing LtoR, Rebecca Salmon, Andrea Colby and Amanda Moore with the ladies at the event.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Arizona Republic

Clinical trials help advance cancer treatment

Research studies known as clinical trials are the first step in determining if a new cancer treatment is safe and effective.

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Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Scottsdale Healthcare, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration

Medical News Today

NICE clears path for patient access to Revlimid (lenalidomide) for rare form of blood cancer

Celgene is pleased to announce that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has issued a final appraisal determination on its oral blood cancer treatment REVLIMID for transfusion-dependent anaemia due to low- or intermediate-1-risk myelodysplastic syndromes associated with an isolated deletion 5q cytogenetic abnormality when other ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Examiner.com

The Dog and Cat Cancer Fund : Fuel the Love-Fuel the Cure

The nonprofit organization helps make cancer treatment affordable for qualified individuals and families through treatment grants.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Non-Profit

HON

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds

The number of U.S. teens using sunscreen dropped nearly 12 percent in the last decade, a new report shows.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Skin Cancer, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Click2Houston

Community rallies for father with cancer at Texas Medical Center

WIFE AND FOUR SONS. THE YOUNGEST BOY, NINE. THE ELDEST, 17. A FAMILY'S JOURNEY TO GET THEIR SXHUS FATHER THE BEST CANCER TREATMENT POSSIBLE.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Texas

Express India

Botox jabs may treat stomach cancer

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center found that nerves play a critical role in stomach cancer growth and blocking nerve signals using surgery or Botox could be an effective treatment for the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

KETV-TV

Children sell lemonade to raise money for 21-year-old battling cancer

Outside the Foodland in Missouri Valley, Iowa, hangs a sign that simply reads: "Joe Howell Jr. was diagnosed with cancer and needs help with medical bills."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Missouri Valley, IA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Detroit News

Insurance exchanges fail colon cancer patients

The death rate from colon cancer is declining, but treatment takes a severe financial toll on many patients, Greenamyer says.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health Insurance, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Health.com

Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study

Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Breast Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Women's Health

Science Daily

Novel gene predicts both breast cancer relapse, response to chemotherapy

Scientists have made it easier to predict both breast cancer relapses and responses to chemotherapy, through the identification of a unique gene.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Cell Biology, Biology, Science, World News, Indonesia, Pharmacology

Live Science

New Wrinkle for Botox: Drug May Treat Stomach Cancers

Botox is best known for its cosmetic applications, but it may be useful in treating stomach cancers, new research in mice suggests.

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Examiner.com

Curt Schilling and his oncologist blame chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

Curt Schilling, the former Major League Baseball pitcher, blamed three decades of chewing tobacco use for his mouth cancer, he told WEEI radio in Boston Aug. 20. Schilling, whose cancer is now in remission, was diagnosed in February and underwent seven weeks of radiation and chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oral Cancer, Curt Schilling, Oncology

MarketWatch

Bristol-Myers teams with Celgene to explore new cancer treatments

Bristol-Myers Squibb's determination to get its Opdivo immunotherapy into the U.S. market as a cancer medication took a new turn Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Celgene, Bristol Myers Squibb, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health

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