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3 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

Nurse's family takes in cancer patient and son

Tricia Somers, formerly of Harrisburg, sat in her hospital room after learning she had terminal cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, McAlisterville, PA, Oncology, Pinnacle Health System, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Fri Aug 29, 2014

International Business Times

New Zealand's National Party Offers Funding to Ensure Speedy Cure for Early Stage Cancer Patients

The ruling National Party in New Zealand has announced $40 million in funding to reduce waiting times for cancer treatment.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Munster, IN, Arthritis, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer

CFDA approves BTG bead delivery device for liver cancer

BTG has received approval from the China FDA for a liver cancer treatment which uses its hydrogel product DC Beads.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer, Startups, SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Doxorubicin (generic), Adriamycin, Doxil, Oxford, CT

PhysOrg Weblog

Discovery could lead to new cancer treatment

A team of scientists from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has reported the breakthrough discovery of a process to expand production of stem cells used to treat cancer patients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Cell Biology, Biology, Science, Genetics, Lymphoma, Leukemia

Hartlepool Mail

Emma cuts off long locks to help child cancer patients after being inspired by This Morning

IT was a case of hair today gone tomorrow for kind Emma Croft who lost her locks for a good cause.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer

Teenager treks Kilimanjaro after brother's cancer diagnosis

Urussa Khan spent six days climbing the highest mountain in Africa to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust as her brother battles the illness A young girl has raised almost A 4,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust in dedication to her brother who is currently battling bone cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Bone Cancer

The Globe and Mail

How to heal when cancer strikes teenagers

Even with an excellent chance of being cured, teenagers with cancer face myriad emotional, educational and social concerns.


Related Topix: Health, Family, Teenagers, Bone Cancer, Genetics

Thu Aug 28, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Pedal power starts a charity revolution

Gerald Page and supporters, who took part in a cycle challenge from Swindon to Taunton to raise money for the GWH's outpatient department BEFORE Carl Page lost his battle with cancer he asked his brother Gerald to raise money to ease the pain of future sufferers.


Related Topix: Health, Pancreatic Cancer, Breast Cancer

Hers Breast Cancer Foundation Hosts 15th Annual Keep Abreast Walk/Run

Registration is open for KEEP ABREAST, a 5k Walk, 5k/10k Run, and Community Expo held annually at the Quarry Lakes Regional Park in Fremont, California.


Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Health, Fremont, CA

Medical News Today

Better classification to improve treatments for breast cancer

Breast cancer can be classified into ten different subtypes, and scientists have developed a tool to identify which is which.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Genetics

The Doings Weekly

La Grange teen hosts 9th annual tennis fest to fight cancer

The Crofton Kelly 9th Annual Tennis Fun Fest held Aug. 16 raised about $5,500 for The Treasure Chest, an organization that buys toys for children going through cancer treatments.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Kids

Swindon Advertiser

Pamper your way to brighter future

From left, Ros Burden, Trish Toner, Bev Neal and Lesley Bayliss who are organising a pamper evening in aid of GWH's brighter futures breast cancer appeal TICKETS are still available to people in need of a little luxury this weekend at a special pampering evening in aid of a new breast cancer treatment.


Related Topix: Breast Cancer

Science Daily

Thunder God Vine, with assists by nanotechnology, could shake up future cancer treatment

Hepatocellular carcinoma is the second leading cause of cancer-associated death worldwide.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Manawatu Standard

National pledges faster cancer treatment

JOHN KEY: National's plan will aim to reduce wait times for specialist appointments for patients who are suspected to have cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition

Cancer patients are more likely to suffer from major depression, figures show

Large numbers of cancer patients suffer from major depression and in the vast majority of cases their mental anguish is being overlooked or ignored, a study has found.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Depression, Oncology, Nursing, Lung Cancer

Hampshire Chronicle

A 160m boost for Cancer Drugs Fund

Thousands more cancer patients in England will be offered vital treatments in a A 160 million boost to the Cancer Drugs Fund , the Department of Health said today.


Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology

WALB-TV Albany

County employees support coworker in cancer fight

The ladies in the County Commission building began wearing hats every Wednesday to show their support for Mary Bozeman, who has been losing her hair during cancer treatment.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

BBC News

Cancer drugs face NHS price squeeze

The government is set to threaten to stop buying some expensive cancer drugs if manufacturers do not cut their prices, Newsnight has learned.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

DFW Catholic

San Diego's Bishop Flores undergoing cancer treatment

San Diego, Calif., Aug 27, 2014 / 10:13 am .- The Diocese of San Diego has announced that Bishop Cirilo Flores is now being treated for prostate cancer, as he continues dealing with effects of a stroke that occurred four months ago.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Prostate Cancer

Medical News

Versatile nanoparticles offer wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic applications

Kit Lam and colleagues from UC Davis and other institutions have created dynamic nanoparticles that could provide an arsenal of applications to diagnose and treat cancer.


Related Topix: UC Davis, Medicine, Health