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4 hrs ago | Journal Watch

FDA Advisers Call for Black-Box Warning or All-Out Ban on Morcellators in Fibroid Removal

Power morcellators - used laparoscopically to cut uterine fibroids into smaller pieces for easier removal - should receive a black-box warning because of their risk for spreading previously undetected uterine sarcoma, said some members of an FDA advisory panel on Friday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

17 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Time for Informed Consent: The FDA Considers Risks of Power Morcellators in Fibroid Surgery

Last week, a panel convened by the FDA deliberated over the risks and benefits of using power morcellators in gynecological surgery.

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Related Topix: Surgery, Health, Healthcare Industry

17 hrs ago | KTIK-AM Boise

Giants LB Mark Herzlich helps raise $20K for cancer research

This one had a little extra special meaning to Mark Herzlich. The Giants linebacker hosted the 2014 Liberty Mutual Golf Outing this past week to raise money to support Ewing's Sarcoma research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Plymouth, MA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WSOCTV

Saturday Spotlight: Praying for Elijah

Nine-year-old Elijah has been active his entire life. His mom, Becky, said he enjoys spending time outside riding his bicycle and scooter.

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Related Topix: Health

MLive.com

Fundraiser for former Chelsea hockey star to be held this weekend

A fundraiser this Sunday will benefit Drew Brown, a 22-year-old Chelsea resident who was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, just over two months ago.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Providence College

Fri Jul 11, 2014

BioSpace

Nanobiotix Revenue For The 2nd Quarter Of 2014

In EUR Q2 2014 H1 2014 Q2 2013 ----------- ------- ------- ------- Revenues 48,596 93,939 48,569 Of which : License 45,847 91,190 45,847 Services 2,749 2,749 2,722 ------------ ------- ------- ------- The revenue recorded by NANOBIOTIX during the second quarter of 2014 relates to the upfront payment from the Taiwan-based PharmaEngine within the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nanobiotix, Cancer, Medicine, Health, Marketing, Oncology

The Star Press

Drew Kendrick Dungan, 22

He was born on January 25, 1992 in Muncie, the son of Cynthia Dungan. Drew graduated from Grissom, Wilson and then Southside High School in 2011.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Muncie, IN

Thu Jul 10, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

New therapeutic combination to slow resistant sarcomas

Researchers at sarcomas research group at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute and the Catalan Institute of Oncology have been tested in 19 patients a new therapeutic combination to combat resistant sarcomas.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Breast Cancer, Tampa, FL, bladder cancer

EurekAlert!

New therapeutic combination to slow resistant sarcomas

Researchers at sarcomas research group at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute and the Catalan Institute of Oncology have been tested in 19 patients a new therapeutic combination to combat resistant sarcomas.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology

Wed Jul 09, 2014

CiteULike

Cell Adhesion and Transcriptional Activity - Defining the Role of the Novel Protooncogene LPP.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Arts, Literature

CiteULike

The Zyxin-related protein thyroid receptor interacting protein 6...

The Zyxin-related protein thyroid receptor interacting protein 6 is overexpressed in Ewing's sarcoma and promotes migration, invasion and cell growth.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science, Cell Biology

CiteULike

Sclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcoma of the bone: a case report of...

Sclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcoma of the bone: a case report of high resistance to chemotherapy and a survey of the literature.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CiteULike

First identification of Ewing's sarcoma-derived extracellular...

Background Information Exosomes are small RNA- and protein-containing extracellular vesicles that are thought to mediate hetero- and homotypic intercellular communication between normal and malignant cells.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Bone Cancer

Newswise

Investigating New Therapies to Suppress Mutant Cancer Tumor Proteins

Being able to use a drug already utilized in treating other diseases is a jackpot for cancer researchers.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

Fife Now

Cycle challenge in memory of Henry

Charity cycle from John O'Groats to Lundin Links in memory of Henry Gibbon. Brian Clarke, Iain Cripps, Michael Bissett, Gregor Smith, David Clarke, Toni Saulite and the girls are left to right, Heather Simpson, Megan Clarke and Rachael Clarke.

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Related Topix: Fife County, Scotland, Health, Medicine

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Bereaved Hoghton parents back bid to let sufferers spend last days in their own bed

A HOGHTON couple who lost their son to cancer have backed a campaign for more patients to receive end-of-life care at home.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

Further evidence of 'chemo brain'?

New research presented at Teenage Cancer Trust's International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult Cancer suggests that chemotherapy may affect the memory of young cancer patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, Breast Cancer

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Threshold Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial In Advanced Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Threshold initiated a Phase 2 trial with TH-302 for the treatment of advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung carcinoma .

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Lung Cancer, Biotech, Medicine, Merck KGaA, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Pancreatic Cancer

BioSpace

CASI Pharmaceuticals Receives U.S. Orphan Drug Designation For The...

Orphan Drug designation is granted by the FDA Office of Orphan Products Development, which evaluates scientific and clinical data submissions from sponsors to identify and designate products as promising for rare diseases and to further advance scientific development of such promising medical products.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Leukemia

SILive.com

Rare 20-pound tumor successfully removed from Staten Island man's stomach

"Like triplets," cracks Frank Bollettieri, the good-humored Oakwood resident who had the tumor removed in May. Other than a double knee replacement in 2005 and taking one medication - he had been in pretty much perfect health for his 75 years.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, New York University, Health, Kidney Cancer

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