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10 min ago | Boston.com

Lululemon Shopping Bags Tote Around Weird Medical Advice

A Lululemon shopping bag reads: "Sunscreen absorbed into the skin might be worse for you than sunshine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Skin Cancer, Vitamin D, Supplement, Weird

4 hrs ago | DVDCreation Reviews

Living Beyond Breast Cancer Opens Registration For Sept 27th Fall Conference In Philadelphia

General session speakers include: Virginia Borges , MD, MMSc, director, Cancer Center; Lu Ann Cahn , reporter, WCAU-TV, cancer survivor and author of the inspirational memoir, I Dare Me ; Clifford A. Hudis , MD; Chief, Breast Cancer Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Rita Nanda , MD, Associate Director, Breast Medical ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

8 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Medivation Set To Go Higher As Prostate Cancer Drug Xtandi Quickly Approaches Blockbuster Status

When scouring biotechnology stocks to invest in, I look for undervalued companies that are developing or have approved drugs to treat diseases with high unmet clinical need with the potential to reach blockbuster status .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Taxotere, Docetaxel (generic), Healthcare Law, Law

12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

New drug active against most aggressive type of lung cancer cells

Manchester scientists have shown that a new drug could prove useful in treating small cell lung cancer - the most aggressive form of lung cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Oncology

14 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

BATTLER: Brave East Lancs boy helping others to face cancer

Rieli Biggins, nine, underwent three years of chemotherapy to help overcome the acute lymphoblastic leukaemia he was diagnosed with at the age of three.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Hematology

18 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Where are the new low-cost cancer drugs?

Do common drugs from the pharmacy represent the future of cancer treatment? The Repurposing Drugs in Oncology project, an international collaboration between AntiCancer Fund, Belgium, and US based GlobalCures, finds that existing and widely-used non-cancer drugs may represent a relatively untapped source of novel therapies for cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology, Vermox, Mebendazole (generic)

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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