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6 hrs ago | BioMed Central

Levels of active tyrosine kinase receptor determine the tumor response to Zalypsis

Zalypsis is a marine compound in phase II clinical trials for multiple myeloma, cervical and endometrial cancer, and Ewing's sarcoma.

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Related Topix: Health, Endometrial Cancer, Medicine

13 hrs ago | Philly.com

Kevin Sharp | Country singer, 43

Kevin Sharp, 43, a country-music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, died Saturday in Fair Oaks, Calif., of complications from past stomach surgeries and digestive issues.

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Related Topix: Country, Fair Oaks, CA, Medicine

Tue Apr 22, 2014

NatureNews

FDA discourages use of morcellators in removal of uterine fibroids

The US Food and Drug Administration has suggested that surgeons refrain from using tissue-grinding tools to remove uteruses or uterine growths because they increase the risk of spreading undetected cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Food and Drug Administration, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Health, Oncology

KETV-TV

Man recovering from rare cancer diagnosis

An Omaha man is dealing with a very rare form of cancer that only two out of a million people get diagnosed with each year, but he's not alone.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE, Medicine, Health, Oncology

Greenwich Citizen

Tenn. high court to hear faith-healing case

The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a Loudon County woman who tried to heal her daughter's cancer through prayer.

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Related Topix: Loudon County, TN, Medicine, Health

Onward State

Former THON Morale Captain Raises $30,000 on GoFundMe

A GoFundMe page created in support of Beth Beckman, a Penn State graduate and former THON Captain, has already reached incredible success.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KETV-TV

Omaha man deals with rare cancer

An Omaha man is dealing with a very rare form of cancer that only two out of a million people get diagnosed with each year, but he's not alone.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine

The Independent

Kevin Sharp dead: Celebrated country singer dies aged 43

Country singer Kevin Sharp died on Saturday from past stomach surgeries and digestive issues, his website confirmed.

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Related Topix: Country, Medicine, Health

ASHP

Dacarbazine Injection

Ben Venue supplies multiple sterile injectable products for Bedford Laboratories.

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Related Topix: DTIC-Dome, Dacarbazine (generic), Medicine, Bedford, OH, Health, Gliese Games, 2012, Video Games

Hartlepool Mail

Stephen vows to beat cancer by miles

AN inspirational young man left paralysed by cancer has vowed to compete in a charity race set up to fight the disease after months of gruelling treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Worcester News

Denise Inge battling cancer

Denise Inge, the wife of the Right Reverend Dr John Inge, is receiving treatment in the sarcoma unit of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Examiner.com

"Nobody Knows," Country Hit Maker Kevin Sharp Passes Away

This one hits particularly hard as I was a fan of his work. I followed his story, his fight with cancer and on this Easter Day, I feel compelled to write this story even though I am not supposed to be working today.

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Related Topix: Country, Medicine, Health

Sat Apr 19, 2014

US Food and Drug Administration

Laparoscopic Power Morcellation in Hysterectomy and Myomectomy: FDA...

Laparoscopic Power Morcellation in Hysterectomy and Myomectomy: FDA Safety Communication - Use Discouraged Due to Increased Risk in Women With Uterine Fibroids It is estimated that 1 in 350 women undergoing hysterectomy or myomectomy for the treatment of fibroids is found to have an unsuspected uterine sarcoma, a type of uterine cancer that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Uterine Cancer

Fri Apr 18, 2014

NOLA.com

Children's Hospital Prom of Champions: 'Celebrating the moment' for young patients

This is the most beautiful thing they can do for our children - let them just cut loose and be kids for a night.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, New Orleans, LA

InteliHealth

cancer

Uterine cancer is the most common cancer of the female reproductive tract. There are two main types: endometrial cancer and uterine sarcoma.

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Related Topix: Uterine Cancer, Medicine, Health, Endometrial Cancer, Nolvadex, Tamoxifen (generic), Breast Cancer

Surgical Products

FDA Warns Of Cancer Risk With Fibroid Procedure

The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a surgical procedure used to eliminate growths in the uterus could inadvertently spread cancer to other parts of the body.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine

BioSpace

Common Surgical Procedure Could Spread Undetected Cancer

Laparoscopic Uterine Power Morcellation In Hysterectomy And Myomectomy: FDA Safety Communication Audience: Health Care Providers Medical Professional Associations Cancer Advocacy Organizations Health Care Facilities/Hospitals Women with Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids who are Considering Surgical Options Manufacturers of Devices used for Minimally ... (more)

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Uterine Cancer

CiteULike

Overexpression of the Focal Adhesion Kinase (p125FAK) in Invasive Human Tumors

The focal adhesion kinase gene encodes a tyrosine kinase thought to be involved in signal transduction pathways used in cell adhesion, motility, and anchorage-independent growth.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Gilmer Mirror

Relay for Life picks a Princess

Courtesy Photo JAYCI DAVIS has been named Princess of the Relay for Life to be held at the Gilmer airport on Friday, April 25, at 6 p.m. As I watch twins Jayci and Graci Davis play, I am amazed at the vitality and energy of seven year old children.

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Related Topix: Gilmer, TX, Wisdom Teeth, Health, Medicine, Longview, TX

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Washington Post

5FDA warns against procedure to remove uterine fibroids; says it could spread hidden cancer

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took the rare step of urging doctors to stop performing a surgical procedure used on tens of thousands of women each year to remove uterine growths, saying the practice risks spreading hidden cancers within a woman's body.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Uterine Cancer, Health

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