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Saturday Sep 13 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Sterling family needs help to save home

There is nothing worse than a family having to deal with major illnesses. Now, a Sterling family is trying to cope with two illnesses and the possibility of losing their home.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Witney Gazette

a Breast cancer survivor with a fear of heights will skydive to raise cash for charity.

Alison Beaver, from Freeland, was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2009 and will face her fears to help others battling the condition. She said: "Having always encouraged my children to live by Eleanor Roosevelt's famous quote 'Do one thing a day that scares you', I knew that if I was to raise money for cancer then I needed to so something bold and daring myself.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Oxford Times

Alison Beaver is taking part in a tandem sky dive. Picture: OX69710 Marc West

Alison Beaver, from Freeland, was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2009 and will face her fears to help others battling the condition. She said: "Having always encouraged my children to live by Eleanor Roosevelt's famous quote 'Do one thing a day that scares you', I knew that if I was to raise money for cancer then I needed to so something bold and daring myself.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Daily Mail

'I call him Milo my little Tonka truck as he just keeps on going': ...

For most children, the beginning of the school year is an exciting time, especially for those moving from nursery into mainstream schooling for the first time. But for one little boy, this transition is all the more special, having survived five rounds of chemotherapy to treat a rare form of kidney cancer which had spread to his lungs and liver.

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Related Topix: Health, Fife County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Medicine

Sentinel & Enterprise

Fighting illness, fighting for a home

The Malo family has carried a burden of health costs for years. David Malo, a father of three children and three stepchildren, has kidney cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Thu Sep 11, 2014

CiteULike

Fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase opposes renal carcinoma progression

Clear cell renal cell carcinoma , the most common form of kidney cancer, is characterized by elevated glycogen levels and fat deposition. These consistent metabolic alterations are associated with normoxic stabilization of hypoxia-inducible factors secondary to von Hippel Lindau mutations that occur in over 90% of ccRCC tumours.

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Related Topix: Health

Copenhagen Post

Danish kidney cancer patients dying at an alarming rate

Over 300 Danish kidney cancer patients die each year simply because they live in Denmark instead of Norway or Sweden. The chances of living longer than five years with kidney cancer in Denmark are less than 50-50, while three out of four manage to survive that long in Sweden and Norway, according to figures from the Nordic cancer database, NORDCAN.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

Patent Application Titled 'Drug Eluting Scaffold for Kidney-Related Disease' Published Online

Reporters obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Common types of kidney cancer include renal cell carcinoma and urothelial cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis. Renal cell carcinoma is a kidney cancer that originates in the lining of the proximal convoluted tubule, the very small tubes in the kidney that filter the blood and remove waste products.

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Related Topix: Health, Sarcoma, Medicine, Pancreatic Cancer, Lymphoma, 9

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Medical News Today

New gene mutations discovered for Wilms Tumor

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's Medical Center, Dallas, have made significant progress in defining new genetic causes of Wilms tumor , a type of kidney cancer found only in children. "While most children with Wilms tumor are thankfully cured, those with more aggressive tumors do poorly, and we are increasingly concerned about the long-term adverse side effects of chemotherapy in Wilms tumor patients.

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Related Topix: Wilms Tumor, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Molecular Biology, Oncology

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Washington Times

Fargo mayor continuing treatment for kidney cancer

Dennis Walaker was diagnosed earlier this summer with renal cell carcinoma. He said in a statement Monday that he's improving every day and will continue his "course of treatment very soon."

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Related Topix: Health

Health.com

Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds

Although the overall rate of cancer in American children and teens remained stable during the last decade, rates of thyroid cancer and kidney cancer seemed to be on the rise, a new study says. The rate of thyroid cancer saw annual increases of nearly 5 percent and a specific type of kidney cancer, called renal carcinoma, had average increases of 5.4 percent per year, according to the study.

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Related Topix: Thyroid Cancer, Health, Oncology

Sun Sep 07, 2014

KSL-TV

Thyroid, kidney cancers up in kids but still rare

Federal researchers say childhood kidney and thyroid cancers have increased in recent years. And although the diseases are rare, researchers are wondering if the rising rates could be related to obesity.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Thyroid Cancer, Health

The Baltimore Sun

Father's diagnosis leads to Ride to Conquer Cancer

Cathy Teodosio, a 55-year-old special education teacher, has been biking in fundraising events for more than two decades, but next weekend's Ride to Conquer Cancer will be especially personal for her. In April 2013, her father, Joseph Teodosio, was diagnosed with kidney cancer.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

KETV-TV

National clinical trial opportunity taken by local man with kidney cancer

HAPPENING IN LESS THAN AN HOUR... A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN THE REST OF OUR COUNTRY AND "STAND UP TO CANCER". MORE ON THAT IN A MINUTE.

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nebraska

EurekAlert!

UT Southwestern researchers find new gene mutations for Wilms Tumor

Sept. 5, 2014 - Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's Medical Center, Dallas, have made significant progress in defining new genetic causes of Wilms tumor, a type of kidney cancer found only in children. "While most children with Wilms tumor are thankfully cured, those with more aggressive tumors do poorly, and we are increasingly concerned about the long-term adverse side effects of chemotherapy in Wilms tumor patients.

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Related Topix: Wilms Tumor, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Molecular Biology, Oncology

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Area News

Community support needed for brave battler Coby

THE tight-knit community of Lake Cargelligo is preparing to rally behind bubbly toddler Coby Davies, a brave youngster fighting a battle no child should ever endure.

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Related Topix: Health

TheStreet.com

Exelixis Drug Fails Pivotal Prostate Cancer Study

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Prostate Cancer, Mozilla, Liver Cancer, Thyroid Cancer

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Witney Gazette

Campaigner delighted at 160m boost to cancer drug fund

Cancer campaigner Clive Stone has welcomed news of a A 160m boost to a drug fund set up following his fight for drug treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

This is Derbyshire

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With the cheque for the urology unit, from left, Sir Richard FitzHerbert, Elaine Dunnicliffe, Peter Clough, who helped with the fund-raising, and consultant Simon Williams.

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Related Topix: Urology, Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Times

Fargo mayor gets treatment for kidney cancer

The city of Fargo issued a statement Friday saying Mayor Dennis Walaker has been getting treatment for renal cell carcinoma the past several weeks.

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Related Topix: Health

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