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1 hr ago | CBC News

Cancer drug approval slowed by budget issues

The provincial budget is a factor when it comes to delays in approving new cancer drugs, say P.E.I. health officials.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Canada

5 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Music festival raises $11,000 for cancer center

The money raised by the festival will benefit Branches of Hope, the Cancer Patient Fund at Central Vermont Medical Center's National Life Cancer Treatment Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | Evening Times

Ceremony as work starts on 22m cancer treatment centre

The Lanarkshire Beatson, a radiotherapy centre, will treat 80 patients a day for lung, breast, prostate and rectal cancers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

7 hrs ago | Medical News

Experts join MD Anderson to end cancer

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is pleased to announce that one of the world's preeminent experts in breast cancer research and treatment, V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., will join the institution's efforts to end cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Biology, Science, Georgetown University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Times

Shreveport researcher developing anti-cancer gum

An LSU Health Shreveport researcher will use a $50,000 grant to create and test cancer prevention gum.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Shreveport, LA, Supplement, Turmeric

Evening Sun

Not alone: Group supports young breast cancer survivors

Each woman has a unique story, but they all have one goal: helping young women with breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Adams County, PA, Gettysburg, PA

Medical News Today

Prostate cancer controlled for 10 years by robot-assisted surgery

Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is effective in controlling the disease for 10 years, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Robots, Prostate Cancer, Urology

Scientific American

HIV Cleared in Two Patients via Cancer Treatment

The two patients, both Australian men, became apparently HIV-free after receiving stem cells to treat cancer.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Australia, World News, Malaysia,

Medical News

Scientists reveal structure of protein involved in life and development of cancer

Scientists reveal the structure of one of the most important and complicated proteins in cell division - a fundamental process in life and the development of cancer - in research published in Nature today .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology

Small World News Service

Grandfather, 63, claims he cured liver cancer with Cannabis Oil

Mike Cutler, 63, was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2009 after blacking out at work - and was given a transplant in November that year.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer

West Sussex Today

Hair cut to help those touched by cancer in Haywards Heath

A student from Haywards Heath cut off 14 inches of her hair to raise money for a cancer charity on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, West Sussex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Brooksville teen's cancer story mirrors 'Fault in Our Stars'

Like a lot of teen girls, Faith Brown has read The Fault in Our Stars, the popular novel about two teens who fall in love at a cancer support group.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology

WMTW-TV Auburn

Athletes swim, run and bike to fight cancer at Tri for a Cure

The all-women's triathlon raises over $1.5 million for the Maine Cancer Foundation, and one cancer survivor received an extra surprise at Sunday's race.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, South Portland, ME, Portland, ME, World News, Vietnam,

Examiner.com

Low-carb diet reduces colon cancer risk: Bolsters ketogenic diet claims

Scientists at the University of Toronto say a low-carb diet can dramatically reduce the risk of colon cancer .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, University, FL, Genetics, Immunology, Biology, Science

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Sisters get their hair cut for charity

St Catherine's School pupils Amber and Elli Burwood-Beames are going to donate their hair to Little Princess charity Proud mum Kelly Burwood-Beames said seven-year-old Amber and five-year-old Elli are keen to have their long locks cut off so they can send them to the Little Princess Trust, a charity which provides real hair wigs for children in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Watford Observer

A cancer support group from Garston celebrated its fifth anniversary earlier this month.

The Garston Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Support roup, which meets on the first Tuesday of every month, celebrated its fifth anniversary and marked the annual Action Mesothelioma Day on Friday, July 4. Set up by Linda Charalambous, a nurse who specialises in supporting people with lung cancer from Watford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead hospitals, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Mesothelioma, World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England,

WMTW-TV Auburn

Athletes gather at expo ahead of annual Tri for a Cure

A final day of food, fun, games and race preparations Saturday at the Tri for a Cure Athlete's Expo.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Young mum dies of cancer after blundering doctors miss signs of disease for more than TWO years

Keely Devine complained of pain and heavy bleeding after the birth of her son Jayden - but doctors refused her a smear test, saying she was too young at 20 A young mum died from cervical cancer after blundering doctors missed signs of the disease for more than two years.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cervical Cancer

NBC Los Angeles

Teen Receives Specialized Cancer Care in San Diego

A Utah teenager who has battled a brain tumor for the past 15 years has become San Diego's first pediatric patient to receive a specialized cancer therapy.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Brain Cancer

Medical Daily

Depressed Older Men Often Pass On Prostate Cancer Treatment, Recommendations After Diagnosis

Depression and other mental illnesses might keep some men from seeking or following treatment for prostate cancer, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Oncology

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