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12 min ago | Sunherald.com

State files new complaints against cancer doctor

The Texas Medical Board earlier this month submitted an expanded complaint contending that Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski lures patients who are ineligible for his experimental drug and charges heavy fees before any consultation, among other charges.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

12 min ago | Business Journal

Gilead wins FDA approval of first cancer drug

Hours before Gilead Sciences Inc. is to report what's expected to be record results, the drug developer won Food and Drug Administration approval Wednesday for its first cancer treatment.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Startups, Leukemia, Lymphoma

3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Hospice home needed for cancer-stricken shepherd following owner's death

Employees at an animal shelter in Auburn, Wash., are hoping to find a hospice foster home for a mature German shepherd who wound up in their care following the dog owner's death.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Auburn, WA, Sarcoma, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone

4 hrs ago | Copenhagen Post

From chicken bone to cancer treatment

She learned the value of second opinions when her two-year-old son got a chicken bone lodged in his lung In 2007, Harvard Medical School graduate Nikki Gordon Skovby had an experience that, four years later, led to her founding Global Medical Intelligence , a Copenhagen-based medical advisory firm that, among other things, facilitates second ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, GMI, Travel, Copenhagen, Sweden Travel, Europe Travel, Denmark Travel, Copenhagen, Denmark Travel, Sweden Travel

8 hrs ago | CBC News

Ottawa Hospital hopes diagnosis lab will aid cancer treatment

The Molecular Oncology Diagnostics Laboratory will focus on breast, lung, melanoma and colorectal cancer patient samples when it first opens.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Colorectal Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

AkiPress

11:27 Kyrgyzstan Cancer and Breast Centers, Vilnius University...

The Faculty of Medicine of Vilnius University, National Cancer Center and National Breast Center of Kyrgyzstan signed the memorandum of cooperation in Bishkek.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Parasite normally carried in cats may be the next miracle cancer treatment

One of the zoonotic diseases that cats expose us to is toxoplasmosis . The parasite toxoplasma gondii, which lives in cats' intestines and is shed in their feces, is usually fairly harmless to people.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

This Is Lancashire

New cancer treatments for NHS

Skin and prostate cancer patients have been given new hope after health officials recommended two new treatments should be made available on the NHS.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Skin Cancer

Business Journal

Cerulean CEO sees future of cancer treatment in multidrug combos

Oliver Fetzer says that he may not have opted to bring his company, Cerulean Pharma, public in April had it not been for a discovery a few months earlier that showed his main cancer drug had one advantage he hadn't previously known anything about.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Seeking Alpha

Celsion's EGEN Acquisition Brings Immunotherapy And RNA Therapeutics To Its Cancer Platform

Creating a unique marriage of clinical and operating experience with drug discovery, Celsion Corp. , maker of mid-to-later stage therapies for cancer, joined forces with EGEN, Inc., creator of some of the most innovative cancer treatments seen throughout the industry that has even Big Pharma paying attention.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Celsion, Biotech, Healthcare Law, Law, Ovarian Cancer

Patch.com

Long Valley Girls Cut 20 Inches of Hair to Help Cancer Patients

A lot of long-haired folks take the curls down a notch during the warmer weather months for a variety of reasons.

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Related Topix: Long Valley, NJ, Medicine, Health, Weather

Fox News

Cancer-stricken father with 4 months to live heads to Disneyland with family for last time

Expected to live only four more months, a California father battling Stage 4 lung cancer will make what is expected to be his final trip to Disneyland with his two daughters thanks to the help of his hometown community.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Medical News Today

New target for radiation therapy: study suggests cancer treatment may ...

Most often used for treatment of cancer , radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn't respond to medication, suggests preliminary research being presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine .

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Related Topix: Health, Hypertension, Heart Failure, Heart Disease

CBC News

Cancer drug approval slowed by budget issues

The provincial budget is a factor when it comes to delays in approving new cancer drugs, say P.E.I. health officials.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Canada

Myrtle Beach Online

Music festival raises $11,000 for cancer center

The money raised by the festival will benefit Branches of Hope, the Cancer Patient Fund at Central Vermont Medical Center's National Life Cancer Treatment Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

Evening Times

Ceremony as work starts on 22m cancer treatment centre

The Lanarkshire Beatson, a radiotherapy centre, will treat 80 patients a day for lung, breast, prostate and rectal cancers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Medical News

Experts join MD Anderson to end cancer

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is pleased to announce that one of the world's preeminent experts in breast cancer research and treatment, V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., will join the institution's efforts to end cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Biology, Science, Georgetown University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Times

Shreveport researcher developing anti-cancer gum

An LSU Health Shreveport researcher will use a $50,000 grant to create and test cancer prevention gum.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Shreveport, LA, Supplement, Turmeric

Evening Sun

Not alone: Group supports young breast cancer survivors

Each woman has a unique story, but they all have one goal: helping young women with breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Adams County, PA, Gettysburg, PA

Medical News Today

Prostate cancer controlled for 10 years by robot-assisted surgery

Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is effective in controlling the disease for 10 years, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Robots, Prostate Cancer, Urology

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