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Indian Expats Enter the Electoral Fray

Desperate to bring about change, thousands of Indians have given up comfortable lives overseas and returned home to act as party volunteers or even stand as candidates in the country's parliamentary elections For months, braving India's hot summer, Maya Vishwakarma crisscrossed the dusty roads of Hoshangabad, her hometown in Madhya Pradesh, central ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Examiner.com

UCLA stem cell researcher inducted into cancer research academy

Dr. Owen Witte, director of UCLA's Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research was a 2014 inductee into the American Association for Cancer Research Academy A major research focus at UCLA involves stem cells.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Health

Customer Interaction Solutions

Research and Markets: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Global Physician Survey - 2014 Edition

The authors have conducted an extensive global survey of leading physicians in chronic lymphocytic leukemia to provide treatment insights and practice patterns.

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The Press-Enterprise

TEMECULA: Blood drive for Murrieta man with leukemia

What began as a routine life insurance health assessment on April 3 has turned into a nightmare for the Stewart family of Murrieta.

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Related Topix: Temecula, CA, Health, Murrieta, CA, Riverside, CA

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Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis AG launched a major overhaul of its business Tuesday, unveiling a series of multibillion-dollar deals with Britain's GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the U.S.'s Eli Lilly & Co.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Novartis, Noven Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Eli Lilly, Healthcare Industry, GlaxoSmithKline, Health

ABC News

Strangera s Bone Marrow Donation Helps Save Grandfathera s Life

"Your life stops, literally comes to a standstill," Oppedisano, then the mayor of Norridge, Ill., said, of the diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia.

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ABC Action News

Better science leads to better cancer outcomes

As the owner of an auto dealership, Ralph Ghioto's life has been on full speed. But after experiencing a shortness of breath ten years ago, Ralph went to see a doctor and went through a pre-op for heart stents.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Gazette

1,200 turn out at bone marrow drive for D-49 third-grader

A bone marrow donor would give 10-year-old Aden Knar the best chance at a longer life.

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GlobeNewswire

Karyopharm Announces a Phase 1 Trial of Selinexor (KPT-330) in...

Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. , a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel first-in-class drugs directed against nuclear transport targets for the treatment of cancer and other major diseases, today announced the initiation of its first pediatric clinical study, a Phase 1 trial of its novel, oral ... (more)

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EurekAlert!

A gene within a gene contributes to the aggressiveness of acute myeloid leukemia

A small gene that is embedded in a larger, well-known gene is the true leukemia-promoting force usually attributed to the larger gene, according to a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute .

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Fitchburg Star

Atomic Koi hosts fundraiser for 4-year-old cancer patient

Photo submitted. Blake Rickerts, 4, center, suffers from a rare cancer. Parents Kevin and Jill have paid for some of his expensive medical bills with insurance, but also have had to take time off work to care for Blake.

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Related Topix: Health, Madison, WI, Medicine

Patch.com

Westbriar ES Students Raise Thousands for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Westbriar Elementary students this month presented a big check to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society representing the amount students and parents have raised in honor of a student who fought and survived leukemia.

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Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Charitable Organizations, Education Etc.

The Fresno Bee

Clovis North homecoming queen, a cancer survivor, hosts fundraiser to fight leukemia

The Clovis North High School senior is squeezing in one more goal before graduating this spring: Raising $25,000 to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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Related Topix: Health, Lymphoma, Clovis, CA, Big & Rich, Country

Halifax Courier

Pupil bags lego contest prize

A pupil at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Todmorden is celebrating after she was one of 10 runners-up in a nationwide Lego competition.

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Oncogene

Evi1 defines leukemia-initiating capacity and tyrosine kinase...

Correspondence: Professor M Kurokawa, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan.

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Evening Times

Ayesha family close in on 200k fundraising target

THE family of a youngster battling a rare form of cancer have less than 9000 to go until they reach a new fundraising target.

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Wandsworth Guardian

Vessel that braved Atlantic storms to win charity challenge to be auctioned off

Blue Steel, the trusty vessel that carried a pair of rowers through brutal storms 3,000 miles across the Atlantic to glory, will be sold off for charity.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Times Leader

Giving hope during celebration of life

To schedule an appointment or find out when a blood drive may be happening near you to donate blood, platelets or plasma, call 1-800-733-2767.

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Medical Daily

Down Syndrome's Link To Leukemia Risk Lies In The Genes, Study Finds

A drug therapy for lymphoblastic leukemia may be possible in the near future as geneticists uncover the molecular underpinnings of the most common type of childhood cancer - 20 times as common among kids with Down syndrome.

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CiteULike

Low Socioeconomic Status Is Associated with Prolonged Times to...

Infection remains the most common cause of death from toxicity in children with cancer in low- and middle-income countries.

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