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Kidney cancer and diabetes mellitus: a population-based case-control study in Taiwan.

The purpose of this study was to explore whether diabetes mellitus correlates with the risk of kidney cancer in Taiwan.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Inside Self-Storage

Self-Storage Call Center PhoneSmart Holds 'Toes for a Kure' Fundraiser for Cancer Research

Update 4/17/14 PhoneSmart's "Toes for a Kure" campaign raised $1,100 for Kure It Cancer Research.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas Travel, Health

Korea Herald

Kidney cancer

Kidney cancer refers to most types of renal cancer that occur in the kidneys . Kidney cancer accounts for approximately 1.6 percent of all cancers that occur in Korea, according to data from 2002.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

'I promised I'd run again' - cancer patient's vow ...

Doctor Fiona Thistlethwhaite's worst fears were realised when the results of a biopsy came back and she was diagnosed with cancer in her left breast And being a cancer doctor herself, she knew in her heart of hearts the news wasn't going to be good.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Science Daily

Surgeons develop personalized 3-D printed kidney to simulate surgery prior to cancer operation

For the first time, surgeons have used 3-D printing to produce exact models of tumor-containing kidneys, allowing them to simulate surgery prior to the real operation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Health, Urology

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Important research on kidney cancer at the University of Cyprus

Research by the Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the University of Cyprus offers a deeper understanding of the mechanisms leading to kidney cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Nephrology, Medicine

Sun Apr 13, 2014

EurekAlert!

Gene linked to pediatric kidney cancer suggests new strategies for kidney regeneration

Nearly one-third of cases of Wilms tumor, a pediatric cancer of the kidney, are linked to a gene called Lin28, according to research from Boston Children's Hospital.

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Related Topix: Wilms Tumor, Pediatric Cancer

PhysOrg Weblog

Gene linked to pediatric kidney cancer suggests new strategies for kidney regeneration

Nearly one-third of cases of Wilms tumor, a pediatric cancer of the kidney, are linked to a gene called Lin28, according to research from Boston Children's Hospital.

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Related Topix: Health, Wilms Tumor, Pediatric Cancer, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Kidney Cancer

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Straits Times

Cool way to kill tumours in kidney cancer patients

When the probe is inserted into a kidney tumour and cooled rapidly to 40 deg C below zero, the tumour freezes - as does the water surrounding the probe in the demonstration above.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Apr 05, 2014

CNN

Drugs for the dying

When leukemia patient Christian Barker, center, received a bone marrow transplant, the donor cells attacked his body.

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Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Sarcoma, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

GhanaWeb

The Juliet Ibrahim foundation represents Ghana at IKCC

Information reaching us has it that the Juliet Ibrahim Foundation departed to Amsterdam, Netherland on the 2nd of this month to represent Ghana for the 3rd time at the 4th International Kidney Cancer Coalition Conference .

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

CBS Local

Cardinal Hopes Doctors Will Allow Him To Attend Canonizations In Rome

The Cardinal attended a conference on economics and catholic social thought Thursday sponsored by the Lumen Christi Institute.

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National Review Online

Jillian Kay Melchior: Regulations Crush Hopes of Cancer Patient

I stopped playing basketball at recess and instead started swinging with her." Life moved fast for Keith and his beloved Mikaela ever since - the two started dating in 2005, at age 15. In 2011, they got married in Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Oncology

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Motley Fool

Big Pharma Failure = Biotech Takeover?

Endocyte and its partner Merck , on the other hand, just received approval in Europe for their drug Vintafolide for ovarian cancer, in combination with chemotherapy and in conjunction with a complementary diagnostic test.

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Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Endocyte

BioSpace

GlaxoSmithKline Pulls Bid To Extend Use Of Kidney Drug To Ovarian Cancer

GlaxoSmithKline on Monday withdrew an application to use Votrient, a drug licensed for kidney cancer, to treat advanced ovarian cancer after analysis of data from a late-stage trial did not support the benefit-to-risk ratio.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Health

Reuters

GSK pulls bid to extend use of kidney drug to ovarian cancer

GlaxoSmithKline on Monday withdrew an application to use Votrient, a drug licensed for kidney cancer, to treat advanced ovarian cancer after analysis of data from a late-stage trial did not support the benefit-to-risk ratio.

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Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry

Sys-Con Media

CanCertainty Coalition Releases Video Calling for Fair and Equal...

The video's message is clear: with almost one in two Canadians expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime1, all Canadians, no matter their age, cancer type or where they live, deserve to have CanCertainty - certainty that if cancer strikes them or a loved one they will have fair and equal access to the treatment they need, whether ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Cancer Treatment

Blood Pressure and BMI Predictors in Kidney Cancer

Researchers identify both systolic blood pressure and body mass index as being significant predictors of kidney cancer in both men and women.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Pittsburgh, Women's Health

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Fox News

Dying 25-year-old fights for compassionate use access to cancer treatment

Mikaela Knapp, 25, is fighting for access to an experimental cancer treatment currently being tested by Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech and Merck.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, UC San Francisco, Oncology, Food and Drug Administration

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Deseret News

Utah photographer brings dreams of childhood cancer patients to life

Photographer Jonathan Diaz is using photography to bring the dreams of local childhood cancer patients to life in photos that will be published in a book alongside their stories.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Family, Kids, East Millcreek, UT

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