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The kidneys are a pair of organs on either side of the spine in the lower abdomen.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Social media helped give Va. boy another shot at life
If you're on social media, you were among the first to learn about the plight of Josh Hardy of Fredericksburg.
Renal Race 3 - This Weekend in Wilkes-Barre
In Wilkes-Barre this Sunday morning, it'll be runners and walkers taking to the streets before the St. Patricks Parade kicks off.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Company gives 'experimental' drug to ailing 7-year-old St. Jude patient
A company's decision Tuesday to provide drug access could be a game changer in the fight for Josh's life Josh has been fighting life-threatening illnesses since he was 9 months old, when he battled a rare kidney cancer called malignant rhabdoid tumor.
Company Reverses Course, Decides To Give Experimental Drug To Young...
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - A drug company has decided to let a 7-year-old boy who is suffering from a rare life-threatening disease be treated with an experimental drug, despite initially denying the family the drug.
Antibody could be used to target tumor-causing protein, study shows
Cincinnati Cancer Center and University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute researchers have found in a phase-1 study that patients with advanced melanoma and kidney cancer who were treated with a certain antibody that targets a tumor-enhancing protein was safe, which could lead to more treatment options for patients.
Family Pleads With Chimerex For Unapproved Drug To Save Boy's...
A family from Virginia pleads with the drug company Chimerex for the unapproved medication - Brincidofovir - to save sick son from a serious adenovirus infection.
UPDATE 1-Bayer's Nexavar misses target in liver cancer trial
Germany's Bayer said a final stage Phase III clinical trial of cancer drug Nexavar as an adjuvant therapy for liver cancer did not meet its main target.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Oral cancer drugs popular, but costs not reimbursed in Ontario, Atlantic Canada
People in Ontario and Atlantic Canada face financial hardship that other Canadians don't when it comes to accessing cancer treatments taken orally, a coalition of more than 30 cancer organizations says.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Francis Cardinal George makes first appearance since kidney cancer announcement
Francis Cardinal George is talking for the first time since he revealed he is once again battling cancer and the head of the Chicago Archdiocese says he will keep up his schedule as much as possible while he undergoes chemotherapy.
CBS Continues to Piss All Over Edward Murrow's Legacy
Mere months after airing a completely fabricated 60 Minutes segment on Benghazi, the once proud network is now spreading right wing lies about Obamacare and slobbering over video of Justin Bieber taking a piss test.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Cardinal George to undergo more chemo for kidney cancer
Cardinal Francis George will undergo additional chemotherapy, according to the Chicago Archdiocese, after more cancerous activity was found near his right kidney.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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Community leaps to the aid of Sebastian
PENHILL will rally behind Sebastian Murtough in his fight against cancer on Saturday at Deers Leap with a fundraising day of action.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
NxThera Announces Completion of Series C Financing
The initial closing of this Series C financing was reported in August of 2013, and with today's closing, total capital raised in this round exceeded the Company's original objective.
Global kidney cancer drugs market: 13% CAGR between 2012-2016
One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand in developing economies.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Renal Race brings family, city together
Third Annual Renal Race: March 16, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Registration begins at 7 a.m., race start time is 9 a.m. For more info, visit therenalrace.org.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Meredith: Noose on integration statue a foolisha
James Meredith says it was "foolish" for anyone to leave a noose and an old Georgia state flag with a prominent Confederate emblem on the statue.
Child with cancer leads school Mardi Gras parade
Ryan Wilson rode on the back of a Corvette while serving as parade marshal Friday at North Bay Elementary School in Biloxi.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Kidney cancer rates up by 30 per cent in last decade
Over the last decade, the rates of people diagnosed have risen from 9 in every 100,000 to 12 people in every 100,000 now.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
'Team DeYoung' rallies around Kalamazoo father of 6 battling cancer
When Marc DeYoung developed a problem with swallowing last summer, he initially figured it was a worsening of a long-standing problem with heartburn.