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36 min ago | Science Daily

Enzymes that help fix cancer-causing DNA defects disovered

An important enzyme pathway that helps prevent new cells from receiving too many or too few chromosomes, a condition that has been directly linked to cancer and other diseases, has been discovered by researchers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Purdue University, Biochemistry, Biology, Science

4 hrs ago |

Westborough establishments support the fight against breast cancer

Treat the special women in your life to decadent desserts while also helping fight breast cancer during Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer from May 5 through Mother's Day on May 11. More than 350 restaurants, supermarkets, bakeries, cafAŠs, chocolate and ice cream shops throughout Massachusetts will participate in Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer, ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Life, Holidays, Mother's Day, DanaFarber Cancer Institute, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

6 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Scientists Develop a Way to Detect Cancer on Patients' Breath

Cancer is a devastating killer that takes one out of every eight lives on the planet.


Related Topix: Medicine

10 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

New Pesronalized Drugs Hold Promise for Cancer Treatment

In a press conference held today by The American University in Cairo , AUC researchers unveiled a research that aims to create targeted and personalized chemotherapy cancer drugs that could decrease their side effects.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

14 hrs ago | R & D

Study identifies enzymes that help fix cancer-causing DNA defects

Purdue Univ. researchers have identified an important enzyme pathway that helps prevent new cells from receiving too many or too few chromosomes, a condition that has been directly linked to cancer and other diseases.


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

18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Novartis Cancer Move Adds Spice to Crosstown Rivalry with Roche

Sitting just two miles apart on opposite banks of the Rhine river in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis AG and Roche Holding AG have long had a complex cross- town rivalry.


Related Topix: Biotech, Novartis, Medicine, Health, Novartis AG, Healthcare Industry, Genentech, Startups, Oncology, France, World News,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Pfizer and AstraZeneca Ripe for Deal Alone or Together: Real M&A

While the talks between Pfizer, the world's biggest drugmaker, and $87 billion AstraZeneca have fizzled, an analyst at Citigroup Inc. expects Pfizer to approach the company again, or AstraZeneca could opt to merge with another peer such as Amgen Inc. as a defense tactic.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Banking, Financial Services, Citigroup, Amgen, Shire plc, Health

Prince George Citizen

B.C. latest province to fund special breast cancer treatment test

B.C. has become the latest province to fund a test that can help determine whether patients with a certain type of early stage breast cancer could benefit from chemotherapy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

BBC News

Breast cancer drug price cut urged

Campaigners are urging pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering new breast cancer treatment as the NHS drugs watchdog is set to reject its use on cost grounds.


Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Health, Herceptin, Trastuzumab (generic)

Romsey Advertiser

Watchdog blocks breast cancer drug

A new drug for breast cancer which extends women's lives by almost six months is to be blocked from routine NHS access under draft guidance issued by a health watchdog.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology

Force 3 5K Raises $21,000 for the Children's Cancer Foundation

Proceeds from the first annual event will benefit the research and treatment of childhood cancers Crofton, Md.


Related Topix: Crofton, MD

Evesham Journal

Donating hair will be a snip for Ella

A YOUNG girl will be going to great lengths for a charity which supplies children undergoing treatment for cancer with real hair wigs.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Business Journal

Tuesday Five: Comcast merger opposed, $1 billion cancer treatment and don't ride the dead shark

It's not news that Comcast is planning a $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical Daily

Cancer Stem Cells Responsible For Disease's Resistance To Drugs, Enhanced Tumor Growth

New research shows that a biomarker occurring on the surface of tumors may promote the proliferation and resilience of cancerous tissue, providing a new clue as to how some cancers become resistant to drugs during treatment.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cell Biology, Biology, Science, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, UC San Diego

This is Wiltshire

Funds drummed up to help beat cancer

Buy this photo From left, Lindsay Hunt, Jamie Hunt with Sienna, Gerry Hunt with Isabella, Maggie Hunt and Darren Hunt JUST 24 hours after a family sent out an urgent appeal for funds towards alternative cancer treatment for its patriarch Gerry Hunt, they have been inundated with offers of donations, supportive messages and advice on an array of new ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lymphoma, Hodgkin's Disease

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Straits Times

1 in 4 women in Singapore skip follow-up breast cancer tests

One in four women who had free mammograms last year failed to return for follow-up tests, despite their scans indicating possible abnormalities.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, World News, Indonesia

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Avoid getting burned by skin cancer

When you think of skin cancer, states like Florida and California come to mind but Colorado has a higher rate of melanoma than either of those states.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health, Colorado Springs, CO

WTVF Nashville

Heating Up Breast Cancer

Two years ago, doctors told Lisa Ridgeway she had triple negative breast cancer, a very aggressive disease with no cure.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Ovarian Cancer

State provides $300K to Hamer cancer center

State Sen. Willie Simmons, D-Cleveland, tells The Bolivar Commercial the resource center will offer people with cancer assistance and information.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Ruleville, MS

India Talkies

'No direct evidence of link between mobile radiation and cancer' -

New Delhi, April 21: The preponderance of evidence shows that there is no link between cell phone radiation and cancer, said oncologist and renowned author Siddhartha Mukherjee.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology