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Thursday Aug 28 | The Jersey Journal

Family, friends of 4-year-old cancer patient raises money for Make-a-Wish

With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a 4-year-old Jersey City girl got the chance to meet her favorite princess, Ariel, at Disney World.

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Related Topix: MakeAWish Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Jersey City, NJ, Health

Thursday Aug 28 | BioMed Central

Chebulagic acid from Terminalia chebula causes G1 arrest, inhibits...

Plants are the valuable source of natural products with important medicinal properties.

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Thursday Aug 28 | CTV

Mother of triplets with rare eye cancer thankful for support from strangers

Leslie Low says she's been on a roller coaster ride since her triplet infants were all diagnosed with a rare childhood eye cancer in February.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Special Support

But unlike other children who await their birthdays with gleeful anticipation, Lucas is preoccupied, immersed in what can only be described as the fight of his young life.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

NJ.com

4-year-old Jersey City cancer patient has wish granted, then raises $1K for others

With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a 4-year-old Jersey City girl got the chance to meet her favorite princess, Ariel, at Disney World.

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Related Topix: MakeAWish Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Health

Sun Aug 24, 2014

CiteULike

Trilateral retinoblastoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Grandfather of Jersey City girl, 4, with eye cancer, raises $1,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Sade King, 4, of Jersey City, pictured here with her grandmother, Sue Snowden, left, and mother, Ashley King, underwent surgery in June 2012 to rid her left eye of a cancer called retinoblastoma.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, MakeAWish Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

UCSC professor searches for new type of cancer drug

UCSC researcher Seth Rubin has been awarded a 350,000 federal grant for his work on developing a new type of breast cancer drug.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, UC Santa Cruz

Mon Aug 18, 2014

EurekAlert!

Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award funds search for new treatments

UC Santa Cruz cancer researcher Seth Rubin has received a $350,000 grant to fund his work toward the development of a new class of drugs for treating breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, UC Santa Cruz, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Science, Genetics

Miltonkeynes Today

Eye cancer teen from Milton keynes unveils new Vision Express store

A young eye cancer survivor from Milton Keynes has officially opened a new Vision Express store, during a special visit representing the retailer's nominated charity, the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Despite missing an eye, A.J. boy finds joy through silliness [East Valley Tribune (Mesa, Ariz.) :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 17--The individual elements of this article are sad onions.

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Related Topix: Mesa, AZ, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Apache Junction, AZ

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

Oraya Therapeutics Awarded Small Business Technology Transfer Grant...

Researchers believe this work could lead to a better understanding of how gold nanoparticles activated by low-energy radiation therapy can act synergistically against cancers, including difficult-to-treat cancers of the eye, without damaging healthy tissue (see also to develop a novel approach to treating Wet AMD that utilizes gold nanoparticles to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Macular Degeneration, Cancer

Mon Aug 11, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Where We Learn That Artificial Eyes Really Aren't Round At All

Almost every time reporters go out on assignment, they run across something unexpected that they just can't fit into the story they're working on.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

BioResearch Online

Scientists Discover Reason Brain Tumors Are More Common in Men

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that male brains have reduced levels of an important anti-cancer protein, which makes their brain cells more vulnerable to forming tumors.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Hopewell News

Rally for Jaxon

The community came together on Wednesday night for the first ever Glow at Night for Jaxon's Fight 5k Walk, a nighttime glow-in-the-dark fundraiser at White Bank Park to help raise money for a surgical procedure for a little boy with a rare eye disease.

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Hispanic Business

Oraya Therapeutics Awarded Small Business Technology Transfer Grant...

Researchers believe this work could lead to a better understanding of how gold nanoparticles activated by low-energy radiation therapy can act synergistically against cancers, including difficult-to-treat cancers of the eye, without damaging healthy tissue.

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Related Topix: Health, Macular Degeneration, Cancer, Medicine

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Seeking Alpha

RXi Pharmaceuticals: Early-Stage Biotech With A Promising Future

I am a physician and part-time investor. I invest in several biotech companies, including RXi Pharmaceuticals , the main subject of this article.

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Related Topix: Biotech, RXi Pharmaceuticals

BioSpace

A Reason Brain Tumors Are More Common In Men, Washington University School of Medicine Study

Study Reveals One Reason Brain Tumors Are More Common In Men New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis helps explain why brain tumors occur more often in males and frequently are more harmful than similar tumors in females.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Genetics, Medicine

Medical News Today

Study explains why some brain tumors are more common in men

Some brain tumors, such as glioblastomas - the most common and invasive brain tumors in humans - are more prevalent in men than women and are often more harmful, but the reasons behind this have been unclear.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Identical twins with identical cancer in the eyes: Astonishing story of tragedy and bravery

Identical twins Isla and Grace Devine have both beaten a rare form of deadly eye A cancer after a gruelling battle.

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