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Yesterday | Digital Game Developer

The Oscar Litwak Foundation's Mobile Playrooms Bring Normalcy,...

Charitable Organization Pays Tribute to the Life of 4-Year Old Oscar by Ensuring All Children Have the Chance to Play , is on a mission to ensure each and every hospitalized child's psychological need for everyday happiness is met, no matter their condition.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Health

Wednesday | Benton Courier

Local family grows through adoption effort

The Grant family hopes to grow soon with the adoption of a baby, their fifth child.


Related Topix: Health

Wednesday | The Summerville Journal-Scene

Ted Brisson, MD

Dr. Ted Brisson had the advantage of training with the revolutionary da Vinci surgical system starting in 2005, just a few years after its introduction, while in residency at the Mayo Clinic.


Related Topix: Urology, Medicine, South Carolina, Health, Prostate Cancer

Wednesday | Medical News Today

Kidney Cancer Surgeons at Tulane University use 3D printed models...

Surgeons at Tulane University School of Medicine have published the first every study using 3D printers to construct 3D models directly from the patient's diagnostic imaging and individualized to each patient to aid in organ sparing da Vinci robotic surgery.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Urology

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Seaside 3-year-old cancer survivor granted wish to be a builder

Renzo Lombardi, a 3 year old kidney cancer survivor from Seaside, gets his wish Tuesday to operate heavy equipment at Graniterock's A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas.


Related Topix: Health, MakeAWish Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Age

Tasmania Governor Peter Underwood remembered

Peter Underwood, AC, a British child migrant who grew up to become Chief Justice and then Governor of Tasmania, has died in office after suffering kidney cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Australia, World News

Rare 20-pound tumor successfully removed from Staten Island man's stomach

"Like triplets," cracks Frank Bollettieri, the good-humored Oakwood resident who had the tumor removed in May. Other than a double knee replacement in 2005 and taking one medication - he had been in pretty much perfect health for his 75 years.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, New York University, Sarcoma, Health

The benefits of robotic kidney cancer surgery

Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center led the largest multicenter study to date on a surgical procedure known as a retroperitoneoscopic robot-assisted technique for removal of small kidney cancers Robotic-assisted surgery is increasing in popularity in many surgical areas including kidney cancer surgery.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Health, Robots, Science / Technology, Urology

Real Clear Politics

Death Panels: A Good Idea Distorted by Demagoguery

Can we revisit those "death panels" now? Last summer, my 84-year-old dad faced a frightening kidney cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Healthcare Industry

Positivity: Video showing marriage of young man with cancer goes viral

Millions of viewers around the world have watched a YouTube video showing the determination of a young man in the Philippines to marry the love of his life just hours before dying of terminal cancer.


Related Topix: Wedding, Health

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Va. Beach trainer beat bullying, MRSA and cancer

Rod Kelly is the owner of Rods Bods, a personal training business he operates at the Inlet Fitness on West Great Neck Road.


Related Topix: Health Club, Inlet Fitness, Virginia Beach, VA, Health

Tue Jul 01, 2014


Mayo Clinic Researchers Reveal Treasure Trove of Genes Key to Kidney Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A genomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma , the most common form of kidney cancer , from 72 patients has uncovered 31 genes that are key to development, growth and spread of the cancer , say researchers from Mayo Clinic in Florida .


Related Topix: Health, Genetics

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Drs. Oz & Roizen: Test household water before buying filter

The latest breakthrough in creating individualized cancer treatment involves using your body's own immune system T-cells to wipe out cancer cells without damaging healthy tissue in your body.


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

Sun Jun 29, 2014


Young, Madison man battling extremely rare form of cancer

A young, Madison man is fighting back against a very rare form of cancer. Kyle Morgan, 25, was diagnosed with Renal Medullary Carcinoma on May 6. The cancer, which is a strain of kidney cancer, is not curable.


Related Topix: Madison, WI, Health

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Breathing new life into battle against disease

IPF. Three fairly innocuous letters. It might be a firm of accountants, the model number on a printer, or a particularly dull tax form.


Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Kidney Cancer

Thu Jun 26, 2014


EU agency recommends Roche drug for type of ovarian cancer

Roche said on Friday that European regulators had recommended approval of its drug Avastin as a treatment for women with ovarian cancer that is resistant to platinum-containing chemotherapy.


Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Marketing, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer

Wed Jun 25, 2014


HIV Did Not Stop Me From Having a Biological Child

Though I have been HIV-positive since childhood, it has always been my dream to have a family.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Nerve News

Gene in brain linked to kidney cancer

In what could lead to new strategy to treat kidney cancer, researchers have discovered that a gene known to control brain growth and development is heavily involved in promoting clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer.


Related Topix: Health

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Harrow Times

Cancer treatment appeal goes past A 20,000 mark

A campaign to pay for possible life saving treatment for a five-year-old boy has raised more than A 20,000.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health

This is Local London

Reigate pensioner's 250-mile ten-day charity challenge

A Reigate pensioner is preparing to walk 250-miles in ten days to raise A 5,000 for charity.


Related Topix: Surrey County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Urology, Surgery