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36 min ago | Medical Daily

Cause Of Brain Tumors Continues To Elude Scientists, Even After Decades Of Research

Even after years of research scientists are no closer to determining the risk factors for brain tumors.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Genetics, Medicine, Health

3 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Of excesses, moderation and drought

LAST week the court ordered cigarette giant RJ Reynolds of Tobaccoville, NC, to pay US$7.3m to Cynthia Robinson, widow of Mike Johnson; US$9.6m to his son; and US$26.3billion in punitive damages -- Ouch! From age 13, Mike smoked three packs a day and died of lung cancer at 36. Cynthia claimed: "In 1996 she never knew nicotine was addictive and bad ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Tobaccoville, NC, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Hypertension, Smoking

7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

LSU enrolling patients in new kind of drug test

Patients with advanced squamous cell lung cancer can enroll at LSU cancer centers in New Orleans, Houma, Covington and Baton Rouge.

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Related Topix: LSU Health Sciences Center, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

EurekAlert!

Informed consent: False positives not a worry in lung cancer study

'We found no increased anxiety or decreased quality of life at one or six months after screening for participants having a false positive.'

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Related Topix: Health, Providence, RI

Stanford

Melanoma rates exceed lung cancer in some areas

Californians, step away from the beach and grab a hat and sunscreen. Our team of researchers from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California / Stanford Cancer Institute released a new report this week documenting the rapidly growing burden of melanoma in Marin County, Cali.

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Related Topix: California, Health, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Skin Cancer

WJRT

New screening recommendations for lung cancer

Each year, lung cancer kills half of those diagnosed and more people than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined.

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Related Topix: Health, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations

The Washington Post

Bristol-Myers Profit Beats Analysts' Estimates on Drug Sales

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. reported second-quarter profit that topped analyst estimates on sales of its cancer immunotherapy Yervoy and its blood-thinner Eliquis.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Oncology, Health, Business News

Hispanic Business

Studies from Federal University Update Current Data on Lung Cancer...

Human lung adenocarcinoma epithelial cell lines exhibit a profound resistance to the effects of tretinoin."

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Related Topix: Health, Pancreatic Cancer

ABS-CBN News

DOH chief, Nancy clash over stem cell funding

Health Secretary Enrique Ona and Senator Nancy Binay clashed Thursday on the importance of funding a stem cell research project by the Lung Center of the Philippines.

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

WCAV

Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Lung Cancer Screening

Helen Reutlinger was a heavy smoker with a history of smoking-related deaths in her family.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Smoking

Sunherald.com

Annual Ford dinner to celebrate 90th birthday

This year's event will celebrate Ford's 90th birthday. The former Kentucky governor and U.S. senator recently announced that he is undergoing treatment for lung cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Medical News

Collaboration classification useful for Japanese lung cancer patients

Epidermal growth factor receptor status and prognosis in Japanese patients can be predicted by a recently developed lung adenocarcinoma classification system, say researchers.

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Related Topix: Health, Pancreatic Cancer

Medical News

Prognostic value of visceral plural invasion limited in part-solid lung cancer

Visceral plural invasion is a significant predictor of survival in patients with small solid lung tumours but not in patients with part-solid tumours, Japanese study findings indicate.

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Related Topix: Health

BioSpace

Puma Biotechnology Shares Soar On Breast Cancer Drug Results

July 23, 2014 By Renee Morad , BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff Shares of Puma Biotechnology Inc. more than tripled in after-hours trading Tuesday after the company reported positive clinical trial results of its experimental breast-cancer drug neratinib.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Startups, BioSpace.com, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Herceptin, Trastuzumab (generic)

Fox News

Cancer-stricken father with 4 months to live heads to Disneyland with family for last time

Expected to live only four more months, a California father battling Stage 4 lung cancer will make what is expected to be his final trip to Disneyland with his two daughters thanks to the help of his hometown community.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

Medical News

Vanderbilt-led research team identifies protein "signatures" that drive colorectal cancer

A Vanderbilt University-led research team has identified protein "signatures" of genetic mutations that drive colorectal cancer , the nation's second leading cause of cancer deaths after lung cancer .

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Vanderbilt University

Medical News Today

Hidden information behind imaging tests for cancer may unlock new approaches to radiation therapy

Information hidden in imaging tests could help doctors more accurately choose the radiation therapy dose needed to kill tumors, suggests a study of more than 300 cancer patients being presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine .

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Related Topix: Health, Physics, Science, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Switched

Meet The Teen Who Dropped Out Of High School To Help Cure Cancer

For the 17-year-old, moving away from his hometown of Saratoga, Calif. to Silicon Valley was a necessary step towards his effort to find a cure for cancer.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Saratoga, CA, Medicine, Health, Smoking

Ashbourne News Telegraph

Colin Bloomfield vows to fight his way back on to the radio

Speaking on Sally Pepper's programme, Colin, who is fighting lung cancer and brain tumours, says he has "no intention" of quitting his job.

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Related Topix: Health

Live Science

Antioxidant Supplements Don't Fight Cancer, Research Suggests

In a new paper, published July 10 in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers analyzed previous studies on antioxidants and cancer , trying to determine why taking antioxidants hasn't seemed to reduce people's cancer risk.

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Related Topix: Somerville, MA, Carotene, Supplement, Health, Vitamin E

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