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1 hr ago | Detroit Free Press

Do Good Detroit: American Cancer Society seeks volunteer drivers

Cancer patients often miss or delay treatments because they do not have access to reliable transportation, but Wayne County residents can help these cancer patients by giving them a life-saving ride.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Detroit, MI

5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

UGA researchers develop new drug formulation for cancer treatment

Health forums were abuzz in 2007 with news that a simple, inexpensive chemical may serve as a viable treatment to many forms of cancer.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Chemistry, Science, Franklin College

10 hrs ago | KAUZ

Campfire precautions can protect kids from burns

A drop in the number of young women infected with the two strains of human papillomavirus most likely to cause cervical cancer occurred in England after the 2008 launch of a national vaccination program.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, HPV, Health, Medicine, Cervical Cancer, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Influenza

14 hrs ago | HON

Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return

A new blood test may one day help predict the recurrence of breast cancer and also a woman's response to breast cancer treatment, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Johns Hopkins University, Genetics, Biology, Science, Duarte, CA

17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Roche Breast Cancer Sales Surge, Led by New Drugs Like Perjeta

Roche Holding AG's sales of breast- cancer medicines grew 17 percent in the first quarter as new drugs beat analysts' estimates, eclipsing a decline in overall revenue.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Business News

21 hrs ago | Worthing Herald

Cancer sufferer in bid to help patients

A WORTHING mother has spoken of her battle to beat cancer and the way it has turned her life around for the better.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Telegraph

Doc's to-dos to cut cancer risk

Mumbai oncologist Suresh Advani with Rupali Bose, CEO of Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Calcutta, and Shobhana Kamineni, the executive director of Apollo Hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, India, Oncology, Breast Cancer, Asia,

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Free oral cancer screenings offered in Coquitlam

A Coquitlam dental office will be joining clinics across the Lower Mainland to offer free cancer screenings to the public, waiving their standard fee for the service.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oral Cancer, Canada

KHGI

Hope Cancer Institute reaches settlement with feds

The Justice Department says it has reached a $2.9 million settlement with Hope Cancer Institute and its owner to resolve allegations that it falsely billed federal health care programs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

My FOX Chicago

Cardinal George protects health during Holy Week

Chicago's archbishop says he's taking steps to protect his health during Holy Week while he continues cancer treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, bladder cancer

Medical News Today

Virus-fighting genes linked to mutations in cancer: Genetic evidence...

All cancer-causing processes leave a distinct mutational imprint or signature on the genomes of patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics, Breast Cancer

KSFY

Avera Medical Minute ASH: Fighting Prostate Cancer Together

This year alone, nearly a quarter-million American men will develop prostate cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Oncology

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Promising drug doubles positive effect in hormone-receptor positive breast cancer

Breast cancer researchers from the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer Research Program at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center announced final clinical trial results this week that showed the amount of time patients were on treatment without their cancer worsening was effectively doubled in women with advanced breast cancer who took the experimental ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Pfizer, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Oncology

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Students, community run at SU to offset cancer treatment costs

Participants in the Kupcakes for Kris 5K at launch off the starting line Sunday at Shippensburg University.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Shippensburg, PA, Stewartstown, PA, Opinion

SFGate

Ala. doctors explain high Medicare reimbursements

Medicare reimbursed several Alabama doctors more than $4 million in 2012, according to data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services last week.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare, Health, Alabama, Medicaid, Rheumatology

Korea Herald

Researchers find lung cancer gene

Korean researchers have identified a new type of microRNA molecule which suppresses a gene that plays an important part in lung cancer, the National Research Foundation of Korea said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Revelstoke Times Review

Cancer support group wants chemotherapy treatments in Revelstoke

The Times Review was invited to a lunchtime meeting at the Coast Hillcrest Hotel, where 13 members of the group discussed plans, which are at a fact-finding stage.

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Related Topix: Canada, Medicine, Health, Oncology, Nursing

Sat Apr 12, 2014

News 4 Jax

Cancer treatment can be toxic to the heart

Fit and strong are two words to describe Derek Fitzgerald, but his life is just getting back on track after doctors found a grapefruit-sized tumor in his stomach ten years ago and diagnosed him with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lymphoma, Heart Disease, Kidney Cancer

Romsey Advertiser

Wilson in prostate cancer treatment

The 72 year old, who played for Arsenal in the 1960s and 70s and was capped by Scotland, has cancelled forthcoming work and charity commitments in the near future, including those for the Willow Foundation that he founded with his wife Megs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer

The Stamford Daily Voice

Greenwich 6th-Graders Raise Funds For Stamford Cancer Nonprofit

Five sixth-graders at Stanwich School in Greenwich recently held a bake sale to raise funds for the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy of Stamford.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stamford, CT, Greenwich, CT, Non-Profit

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