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9 min ago | GlobeNewswire

Elekta's Versa HD radiation therapy system now available for treatment of cancer patients in Japan

Linear accelerator receives clearance from country's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare TOKYO, Japan, September 2, 2014 - Cancer care providers in Japan have the opportunity to strengthen their cancer treatment capacity with the recent clearance of Elekta's Versa HDa by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, World News, Japan, Food and Drug Administration, AB Electrolux, Appliances

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Nucleic Acids Research

SpliceNet: recovering splicing isoform-specific differential gene...

Conventionally, overall gene expressions from microarrays are used to infer gene networks, but it is challenging to account splicing isoforms.

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KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Training the body to fight melanoma

The numbers are staggering. One person dies of melanoma every hour and one in fifty men and women will be diagnosed with melanoma at some point in their lifetime.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Alzheimer's

Patch.com

Stand Up to Cancer with "Flat Rommel"- Margot Ferron

There are just five days left until our Sept. 5 from 7-9 pm, Stand Up and Finish the Fight event at the Norman Murray Community Center, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA 92691.

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Related Topix: Mission Viejo, CA, Life, Food, Pizza, Ladera Ranch, CA, Health

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Wenatchee World

Lucille P. (Wald) Ferderer

Her family was by her side during her last days, sharing stories, laughter, and tears.

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Related Topix: Health, Leavenworth, WA

Daily Kos

Sherrod Brown votes for lung cancer and big tobacco

Sorry about the incendiary title. Obviously Brown and other democrats don't intentionally advocate for big tobacco, and they mean well here.

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Related Topix: US News, Health, Smoking, Medicine, Liberal Political News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

CiteULike

Discovery of a Potent and Selective BCL-XL Inhibitor with In Vivo Activity

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Patch.com

Stand up to Cancer with "Flat Rommel"

Every 60 seconds someone dies from cancer. We can't afford to wait another second.

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Related Topix: Health, Ladera Ranch, CA, Mission Viejo, CA

Manila Bulletin

Solons on Miriam's plan to run for president in 2016: - It's a free country'

Marikina Rep. Miro Quimbo, MAGDALO party-list Rep. Francisco Ashley Acedillo and AKO Bicol party-list Rep. Rodel Batocabe said they would not stop Santiago, who is battling with stage 4 lung cancer, from seeking the presidency in 2016.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Miami's Community Newspapers

Lung cancer screening program opens at Baptist Health sites

Baptist Health South Florida has announced the launch of the first lung cancer screening program in South Florida for people who run a high risk of developing lung cancer.

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International Business Times

New Zealand's National Party Offers Funding to Ensure Speedy Cure for Early Stage Cancer Patients

The ruling National Party in New Zealand has announced $40 million in funding to reduce waiting times for cancer treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Munster, IN, Arthritis, Breast Cancer

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Why some patients don't get Alzheimer's

Researchers have found that rheumatoid arthritis patients seem to have protection from developing Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Arthritis

Hispanic Business

CPRIT Awards Faculty $26 Million in Prevention, Research, and...

Specifically, CPRIT funding awarded to UT Southwestern's faculty includes: * Awards involving treatments and strategies targeting lung, breast, prostate, and head and neck cancers, as well as basic science research into cancer biology; * in Competitive Expansion Grants to expand a unique telemedicine program to provide genetic cancer screenings for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Oncology, Ovarian Cancer, Health, Biochemistry

Freshnews

DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments

DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the filing of June 30, 2014 fiscal year-end financial statements.

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Related Topix: Transportation, ASCO plc, Logistics, Oncology, Medicine, Health

P&T Community

FDA Removes Clinical Hold on Early Trials of Cancer Drug Vantictumab

The FDA has removed its partial clinical hold on enrollment in phase I clinical trials of the investigational cancer treatment vantictumab.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Breast Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Medical News

Vaccine boosts advanced NSCLC patient survival

Investigation of a vaccine targeting a glycoside present in non-small-cell lung cancer has demonstrated efficacy as a switch therapy for patients with stable, advanced disease after chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Cuba, World News, Medicine

The Orlando Sentinel

Wendy Chioji: My cancer is back

Wendy Chioji returning in WKMG specials Wendy Chioji, center, is flanked by Marc Middleton, left, and Bill Shafer.

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

Medical News

Mutant allele frequency predicts lung cancer TKI response

Tyrosine kinase inhibitor sensitivity may be predicted by the frequency of a point mutation in the epidermal growth factor receptor gene, suggests a study of Japanese patients with advanced lung adenocarcinoma.

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Related Topix: Health, Pancreatic Cancer

Mail & Guardian

Where there's smoke, there's fire

"I wish I never smoked in the first place and moving over to electronic cigarettes [e-cigarettes] was my way of trying to kick the habit but my nicotine addiction has increased - now I want to smoke all the time," says Brett Pearton from Randburg in Johannesburg, shaking his head with regret.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, World News, South Africa, Smoking, Health, Africa

PhysOrg Weblog

Research demonstrates potential method to better control lung cancer using radiotherapy

Manchester scientists are working out how to safely increase the radiotherapy dose given to lung cancer patients - potentially offering improved local control and survival.

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, Breast Cancer

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