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46 min ago | CBS News

Program to help "forgotten" teen cancer patients

Better treatments and screenings are helping children and older adults with cancer live longer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hematology, Oncology

4 hrs ago | Drugs.com

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women

WEDNESDAY July 9, 2014, 2014 -- The drug exemestane worked slightly better than the drug tamoxifen at preventing a recurrence of breast cancer in certain premenopausal women, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Duarte, CA

8 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

Cancer drug finds new use as fertility treatment

The study focused on women with polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, one of the most common causes of infertility in women.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Cancer

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Armed with a poisonous scorpion and glowing tumor paint, Blaze Bioscience takes on cancer

Heather Franklin of Blaze Bioscience in Seattle was a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in the Emerging Companies Category.

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Related Topix: Medicine

11 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Partners With Entertainment...

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation today announced its partnership with Entertainment Industry Foundation Canada to fund breast cancer research with the support of long-term partner CIBC.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

15 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people

Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog's mouth started bleeding.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Smoking, Lymphoma, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

15 hrs ago | Korea Herald

RNA research will open new horizon in fighting cancer: expert

Decoding human DNA used to be seen as the key to curing cancer and other chronic diseases.

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

15 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people, but determining cancer cause still difficult

Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog's mouth started bleeding.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Smoking, Lymphoma, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Non-Profit

18 hrs ago | Home

Skin cancer where you don't expect it

An important warning about sunscreen for those planning some fun in the sun. A new report said most people wear sunscreen when they spend time out in the sun.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Skin Cancer

18 hrs ago | Medical News

Scientists find a new strategy for brain cancer treatment

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University and McGill University Health Centre have shown that a member of the protein family known as SUMO is a key to why tumour cells multiply uncontrollably, especially in the case of glioblastoma.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Brain Cancer

20 hrs ago | WRAL.com

'Stand Up to Cancer' telecast to return Sept. 5

5 at 8 p.m. Eastern and Pacific to see for yourself. Dozens of broadcast and cable networks will again donate a simultaneous hour of commercial-free airtime to carry the fundraiser "Stand Up to Cancer."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

22 hrs ago | Streatham Guardian

Clapham 5-year-old chops off hair for kids with cancer

A five-year-old little girl made a big decision to cut off her hair for children who have lost theirs through cancer treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kids, Family

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Comprehensive care for cancer patients lowers costs, study finds

A treatment approach based on comprehensive care for some cancer patients in Fort Worth and four other cities led to a one-third cut in spending without compromising quality, according to the latest Journal of Oncology Practice .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Lung Cancer, Medicare

Reuters

UnitedHealth: New doctor payment plan cut cancer care costs

An experiment changing how U.S. cancer doctors are compensated cut healthcare costs by a third, with no discernible decline in patient health, according to a three-year study by insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc and five medical oncology groups.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Beverages, United Group, Health, Oncology, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA

The Washington Post

One insurera s answer to the skyrocketing bills for cancer care

One of the great health-care challenges of the next few years is getting control of the skyrocketing costs of treating cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology, US Politics, US News

Times-series.co.uk

Coleman mocks cancer patient: 'The man has a screw loose'

Disgraced former Barnet councillor Brian Coleman has been labelled a "buffoon with verbal incontinence" after he mocked a cancer patient on Twitter.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sunherald.com

Cancer rate for MN tribal members disproportionate

A recent tribal survey found that 59 percent of Minnesota's American Indians smoke.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Non-Profit

Medical News

Oncolytics completes patient enrollment in phase II metastatic pancreatic cancer study

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. today announced completion of patient enrollment in a two-arm randomized phase II study of carboplatin , paclitaxel plus REOLYSIN versus carboplatin and paclitaxel alone in the first line treatment of patients with recurrent or metastatic pancreatic cancer .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pancreatic Cancer, Biotech, Oncolytics Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Paraplatin, Carboplatin (generic), Oncology

Blackburn Citizen

Patient died after procedure slip-up at Royal Blackburn Hospital

STAFF at the Royal Blackburn Hospital 'failed to follow protocol' after a cancer patient, who later died, was admitted, an inquest heard.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology

Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

Widnes schoolgirl gives her long blonde locks to make wigs for young cancer victims

Rehanna Cullen, aged eight, is having 12 inches cut off her hair to donate to The Little Princess Trust, which provides real hair wigs, free of charge to children who have lost their own hair through cancer treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom, Cheshire County, England

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