Tumor-suppressing genes could play important role in obesity, diabetes and cancer
The function of two tumor-suppressing genes could play a vital role in helping to control obesity and other diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, according to researchers in Temple University's Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Stacy gets an eye for Christmas
Diagnosed with a rare type of eye cancer, Retinoblastoma, which forced the removal of her right eye when she was just six months old, Stacy Shelly Balkissoon, was fitted with a prosthetic eye by doctors to ensure that she was able to live her life as any normal child.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Students raise funds for Cruz Anschutz
Gibraltar and Sevastopol students raised $1,094.72 for the family of a 5-year-old Door County boy who has cancer.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Researchers unravel important role of Rb tumor suppressor in aggressive form of breast cancer
The retinoblastoma protein plays a critical role in suppressing the multi-step process of cell migration through the bloodstream, lymphovascular invasion and the metastasis of an aggressive type of breast cancer to the lung, researchers at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute, the Cincinnati Cancer Center and the UC Brain Tumor Center have ... (more)
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Digital Photos Help Detect Rare Eye Cancer, Study Shows
A new study completed by a Baylor Chemistry Professor and Harvard Medical School Researchers finds digital photos can help detect Retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer found primarily in children, in its earliest stages.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
MAY PEN, Clarendon:DEMARIO WILLESLY is now five years old but was given only nine months to live after he was diagnosed with retinoblastoma at four months old.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Targeting cell cycle and hormone receptor pathways in cancer
Correspondence: Dr KE Knudsen, Department of Cancer Biology, Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, 233 South 10th Street, BLSB 1008A, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
A reader gives thanks for ... 'Elf'
Note: This entry, by Chicago-based Pop Candy reader Jennifer Roach, is part of a series about the pop culture we're thankful to have in our lives.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Motley Fool
3 New Breast Cancer Treatments Worth Watching
Here come the new challengers Novartis, Pfizer, and Eli Lilly are racing against each other to launch a new class of breast-cancer treatments known as CDK inhibitors.
Director of Scheie Eye Institute Receives Prestigious Award from Women in Ophthalmology
Joan M. O'Brien, MD , the George E. de Schweinitz and William F. Norris Professor of Ophthalmology, chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and director of the Scheie Eye Institute at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, was recently presented with the Women in Ophthalmology's Suzanne Veronneau Troutman Award.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Thanksgiving Parade starts early this year
The 17th annual Jacksonport Thanksgiving Day Parade will step off at 10:30 a.m. Thursday from the Jacksonport fire station.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
This Is Somerset
Frome artist Sarah Godsill with three-year-old Darcey
The little girl was diagnosed with retinoblastoma at six months. She received several months of chemotherapy and was declared stable for ten months after that.
Recreational Photos Reveal Early Stages of Retinoblastoma
Bryan F. Shaw, a chemistry and biochemistry professor at Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, and his wife noticed leukocoria in the photos of his son, which followed with a diagnosis of retinoblastoma.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
The Daily Tribune
Your baby's pictures could reveal cancer, study says
A new study finds that you may be able to spot a certain type of cancer early on - by looking at pictures of your baby.
Boy receives award for baby brother's support through eye cancer battle
A boy has been named a CHECT Champion for the dedication and support he has given to his little brother who was diagnosed with a rare eye cancer.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Champion award for brave 'little star' Lucy, aged four
Four-year-old Lucy Illingworth, a pupil at Highbury School, was diagnosed with a rare eye condition at the age of nine months.