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31 min ago | Medical News

Early-stage Hodgkin's disease patients who receive radiation therapy have better survival rate

Patients with stage I and II Hodgkin's Disease who receive radiation therapy have a higher 10-year survival rate -- 84 percent compared to 76 percent - than those who do not, according to a study presented by researchers at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai at the American Society for Radiation Oncology 's 56th Annual Meeting today.

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Pharmaceutical Online

FDA News Roundup: Astellas, Sanofi Pasteur, Orexigen, and More

Biopharmaceutical company Molecular Templates got a nod of approval from the FDA on its Investigational New Drug application for MT-3724 last week. MT-3724 is a next-generation immunotoxin compound that induces direct cell death by inactivating ribosomes in CD20-expressing cells.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, 9, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Oncology

The Independent & Free Press

Running for Terry

Marnie Torres had plenty to celebrate as she crossed the finish line at the annual Terry Fox Run Sunday at the Gellert Centre. Marnie received the news in May that she was 5 years cancer free and this run was her first 10k which she completed in a time of 1:10.

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Business Journal

Molecular Templates raises millions more from investors

The Georgetown-based company - which has secured more than $20 million of capital to date - focuses on the development of biologic therapies and disclosed Monday that the newest capital was supplied by Korea-based AJU IB Investment Co. Ltd. Molecular Templates previously raised $8.5 million in the Series C financing involving Excel Venture Management and SantA© Ventures, according to a company news release.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Health

Wirral Globe

New Wirral mum put signs of leukaemia down to post-pregnancy aches

A WIRRAL mum is warning others to be on the lookout for symptoms of leukaemia after she puts hers down to post-pregnancy aches. When new mum Melissa Lawson, from Moreton, spotted bruises on her legs she simply put it down to her newborn son gently pinching her skin.

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Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom, Health, Medicine

Forbes.com

'Decoding Annie Parker' Focuses On Women, Breast Cancer and Changing Science

I'm a writer, physician and breast cancer survivor. Earlier in my career I practiced oncology and hematology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Hematology, Leukemia

Business Wire

Nordic Nanovector a " Preliminary Result of the Subsequent Offering

The Offering was oversubscribed. Final result of the Offering is expected to be announced on or about 16 September 2014.

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Related Topix: Health

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Improved Survival Shown in Early-Stage Hodgkin's Disease Patients Who Receive Radiation Therapy

Patients with stage I and II Hodgkin's Disease who receive consolidated radiation therapy have a higher 10-year survival rate of 84 percent, compared to 76 percent for patients who did not receive RT; and, the data also shows a decrease in utilization of RT, according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's 56th Annual Meeting.

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, Kaplan, Education

The Winnipeg Free Press

Running to beat cancer

Hundreds of people - many with family or friends who fought or are fighting cancercer - laced up their shoes and joined in the annual Terry Fox Run today. In Winnipeg, Lindsey McKenty said she was thinking of family members who have died of cancer as she ran the five-kilometre course through Assiniboine Park.

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IcTamworth

Ulrika Dandekar, from Solihull. (Inset) Ulrika before her ilness and (below) undergoing treatment

The Solihull 21-year-old has been readmitted to hospital after discovering more than 15 cancerous lumps on her body For Ulrika, aged 21, from Solihull, has been readmitted to hospital after discovering more than 15 cancerous lumps on her body. She has undergone another round of chemotherapy in the hope of combating the cancer, called Anaplastic Lymphoma, at Heartlands Hospital, and will have to wait at least two weeks before she will find out if it's worked.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Chicago Cubs

Rizzo's 'Walk off for Cancer' helping families fight

Laurie Rizzo knows how fortunate her family was to have the Red Sox help when her son, current Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo , was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2008. It's why they created the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation, and why their "Walk off for Cancer" is so important.

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Related Topix: Hodgkin's Disease, Health, Parkland, FL, Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

NEWS.com.au

Sister's same day cancer diagnosis

WHEN Tara Deacon went to hospital with "the flu", she never thought she and sister Jade would be diagnosed with the same cancer on the same day. Zheng Gang was found dead in a sperm bank after making too many 'donations'.

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Related Topix: Health, Australia, World News, Oceania

Stuff.co.nz

Patient forced to consider motherhood

Monica Stubbs was only 23 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma and had to make a hasty decision about motherhood. But having her eggs frozen was not publicly funded at the time and she could not afford to pay the $9000 to undergo the treatment privately.

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Related Topix: Health, Motherhood, Family

HIV and Hepatitis

ICAAC 2014: New Drug Isavuconazole Is Effective Against Opportunistic Fungal Infections

A new antifungal drug, isavuconazole, matched the efficacy of voriconazole for treatment of invasive fungal infections in cancer patients with compromised immunity, but with fewer side effects, researchers reported at the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy last week in Washington, DC.Isavuconazole was shown to be effective against various fungal infections that act as opportunistic illnesses in people with HIV/AIDS, including Aspergillus , Candida , and Cryptococcus. Isavuconazole is a triazole antifungal being developed by Astellas and Basilea Pharmaceutica International, available in oral and intravenous formulations; it is under evaluation for U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Candida & Candidosis, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Johns Hopkins University, Microbiology, Biology, Science

Wine Business Online

ZD Wines and Patrick Dempsey to Host Napa Valley Fundraiser Benefiting Cancer Charities

Napa, CA Set to be hosted by ZD Wines and Patrick Dempsey in California's world-renowned Napa Valley on Oct. 18, the inaugural Crush Challenge presented by Amgen is a wine, food and cycling experience benefiting three outstanding charities; the deLeuze Family Endowment for a Non-Toxic Cure for Lymphoma , the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing and Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer . All net revenue from ticket sales and silent auction proceeds will be passed on to these charities to help raise awareness for each cause.

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Related Topix: Amgen, Napa, CA, Health

The Reporter

Cancer-stricken Vacaville boy sparks blanket donation

As ACE Charter fifth-grader Meghan Creighton works, Ashton Riley, 10, an ACE fourth-grader who suffers from Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, helps on Friday to tie together, with several dozen schoolmates doing the same, sets of fleece blankets destined for delivery to Children's Hospital Oakland, where he was once a patient. Richard Bammer -- The Reporter When you're a kid facing a long stay in the hospital, the best present may be a smartphone or tablet computer loaded with online games.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Vacaville, CA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

CBS Local

Teen Battling Cancer Honored At His High School Football Team's Home Opener

It's not every day a freshman meets the Marple Newtown football team out on the field for their home opener. "They gave us so much love and support and that's what gets us through every day at the hospital," mother Melissa Shelly said.

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Coquitlam Now

Honouring a friend's legacy

Friends will gather in Port Moody's Rocky Point Park on Oct. 4 to take part in a Light the Night Memorial Walk. Established by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, the walk will honour the memory of Tanya Aspeleiter, who died of leukemia earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Health, Leukemia

In El Dorado County

Benefit Pasta Dinner for Local Lady with Hodgkins Lymphoma, stage 2

Kandi Sahaj, age 36, was recently diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma, stage 2. She attended Camino School when she was younger and now her son Brandon attends. A long-time Camino resident.

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Related Topix: Camino, CA, Placerville, CA

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Miller Woman Thankful For Support Following Cancer Battle

We shared the story of Megan Meier earlier this year as she received treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma. She's now cancer free.

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Related Topix: Hodgkin's Disease, Health

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