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The Gathering Places offers support to cancer patients, survivors and families
Laura Simpson, Michael O'Connor and Matt Sansavera are among the cancer patients who have benefited from The Gathering Place.
Wed May 22, 2013
Normalization of real-time quantitative reverse transcription-PCR...
Normalization of real-time quantitative reverse transcription-PCR data: a model-based variance estimation approach to identify genes suited for normalization, applied to bladder and colon cancer data sets.
Gene Expression Classification of Colon Cancer into Molecular...
Colon cancer pathological staging fails to accurately predict recurrence, and to date, no gene expression signature has proven reliable for prognosis stratification in clinical practice, perhaps because CC is a heterogeneous disease.
Tue May 21, 2013
Novel RNA-based classification system for colorectal cancer
A novel transcriptome-based classification of colon cancer that improves the current disease stratification based on clinicopathological variables and common DNA markers is presented in a study published in PLOS Medicine this week.
Mon May 20, 2013
Cancer risk gene testing announced
A pioneering programme to test cancer patients for nearly 100 risk genes is to start in London and could represent the future of treatment in the NHS.
Sat May 18, 2013
Applied Clinical Trials
New Study Shows Full Spectrum Endoscopy Procedure Reduces The 'Miss...
EndoChoice Inc. today unveiled research that shows that its new Fuse system significantly improves the accuracy of this procedure and greatly reduces the number of adenomas missed by colonoscopists.
Stage four cancer patient says life is good
A San Antonio man who has come close to death three times has his own take on life.
I discovered I had colon cancer while I was pregnant
At 31, Matilda Tristram was looking forward to having her first baby. Then she discovered she had cancer.
Genetic Testing Guidelines Under Fire
If you underwent a genetic test for a heart condition, but the test also revealed that you have a high risk of colon cancer, would you want to know? A respected scientific society says your doctor should tell you, but the group is receiving criticism for its recommendation that "incidental findings" of genetic tests be shared with patients.
Fri May 17, 2013
River Front Times
Last Shot : Chemotherapy Leaves Me Seeing "Stars" With Hum
In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places.
Cancer drug linked to flesh-eating disease
Health Canada has issued warnings to the general public and to healthcare professionals that the cancer treatment drug Avastin has been linked to necrotizing fasciitis, an infection commonly known as flesh-eating disease.
Wed May 15, 2013
In Pancreatic Cancer, Breakthrough In The Understanding Of How The...
In a landmark cancer study published online in Nature , researchers at NYU School of Medicine have unraveled a longstanding mystery about how pancreatic tumor cells feed themselves, opening up new therapeutic possibilities for a notoriously lethal disease with few treatment options.
Pharma JV plans R&D in China
The planned joint venture announced between Zhejiang Beta Pharma Co and US-based biopharmaceutical-maker Amgen will include research and manufacturing in China, according to Amgen.
Tue May 14, 2013
Jolie the latest celeb to seek treatment for breast cancer
Angelina Jolie has redirected the spotlight on to breast cancer and its treatment.
Jurupa Valley: African American committee sets cancer conference
The American Cancer Society's African-American Outreach Committee is hosting its annual free conference, "Living Smart Cancer Awareness: The Official Sponsor of Birthdays" on Saturday, May 18, from 8:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Country Village Senior Apartments in the Ballroom, 10250 Country Club Drive, in Jurupa Valley.
Angelina Jolie: 5 Other Celebrities Who've Undergone a Double Mastectomy
The decision came 10 years after she survived a battle with colon cancer . "It was a no-brainer," she told Hello! magazine.
Protective effect of genistein on radiation-induced intestinal injury in tumor bearing mice
Radiation therapy is the most widely used treatment for cancer, but it causes the side effect of mucositis due to intestinal damage.
Have a Healthy Gut, What You Need to Know
According to Dr. Mark Hyman , you should have a bowel movement at least once a day.
Storage Customers Say Company Illegally Auctioned Off Their Belongings
Customers who say their possessions were auctioned off without their knowledge or consent are speaking out about the nightmare of losing a lifetime of belongings, in spite of what they say were attempts to repay what they owed.
Mon May 13, 2013
Brasher: Make sunscreen part of your daily routine
A few months ago, my wife discovered a spot on my back that looked a little different from all of the others.