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2 hrs ago |

Curt Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer: His oncologist agrees

Curt Schilling, the former Major League Baseball pitcher, blamed three decades of chewing tobacco use for his mouth cancer, he told WEEI radio in Boston Wednesday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oral Cancer, Curt Schilling

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

5 hrs ago | KLIQ-FM Hastings

Certain Seniors Advised Against Cancer Screenings

Cancer screenings can help people detect early signs of the disease or put their minds at ease if no trace of cancer is found.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health

9 hrs ago | Business Wire

Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches First Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing Oncology Quality Control

The AcroMetrix Oncology Hotspot Control provides a common quality control material that can be used across laboratories with different NGS instrument platforms, assays and bioinformatics pipelines to test precision and detect analytical deviations that may arise from reagent and instrument variation.


Related Topix: Medicine, Blue Spark Technologies, MultiCare Health System, Excelerate Labs, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Compass Labs

12 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Clinigen Group Further Strengthens Oncology Support Portfolio with...

Clinigen Group plc the specialty global pharmaceutical company today announces the acquisition of the global rights to the oncology support therapy, Ethyol from AstraZeneca.


Related Topix: Medicine, Ethyol, Amifostine (generic), Biotech, AstraZeneca Group, Ovarian Cancer, Health, Food and Drug Administration

14 hrs ago | Tri-County News

Holzer cancer center joins Ohio State's James Cancer Network

Barbara Shelton, of Gallipolis, speaks to the crowd Tuesday morning during a press conference.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Gallipolis, OH, Columbus, OH, Ohio State University

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Group donates $90,000 for cancer research after 113 kilometre Arctic trek

Edna Elias, Commissioner of Nunavut stands proud, wearing her pink sealskin ribbon as she revealed a $90,000 donation to the Cross Cancer Institute for breast cancer research.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

WATE-TV Knoxville

UT Medical Center holding 7th annual Man Run for prostate cancer research

Bob Spining is getting his laps in, ready to take part in the Man Run. He's a prostate cancer survivor.


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Lenoir City, TN, Loudon, TN, Knoxville, TN

Kevin, M.D.

Oncologist pay and chemotherapy: Buy and bill needs to stop

In George Eliot's 1874 novel " Middlemarch ," an idealistic young doctor named Tertius Lydgate questions the ethics of fellow physicians who make handsome profits prescribing and dispensing their own remedies to the townsfolk.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare

Oncology group merging with NMMC system

The arrangement will allow NMMC and the cancer physicians to restructure, expand and add services to the state's largest hematology and oncology program, according to a press release.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hematology

Fox News

Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study.


Related Topix: North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Medicine, Prostate Cancer, Health, University of Connecticut

Observer & Eccentric

Charity run offers 'glowrific' good time

Want to have a glowing good time and raise money for a good cause while you're at it? NR Road Racing will hold a Glow in the Night 5k Run/Walk at Kensington Metropark at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, to help support Five Points of Hope Cancer Care Fund, a Milford-based non-profit organization providing monetary grants to individuals diagnosed with ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Charity , Non-Profit, Lymphoma, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Michigan

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cornish Guardian

Cancer drug 'is incredible and it would be great if it was...

Breast cancer patient Jude Small, who was treated with 'miracle' drug TDMI, at home in Truro with her daughter Lizzie, who she will see start school in September.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Daily Herald

Northwestern Medicine Expands Cancer Care in Lake County

Northwestern Medicine has expanded cancer care in Lake County with the addition of medical hematology oncologists Neal Christiansen, MD, and Valerie Nelson, MD, MBA, who will see patients and provide oncology services at Lake Forest Hospital and the Grayslake Cancer Center as part of Northwestern Medical Group .


Related Topix: Medicine, Lake County, IL, Hematology, Cancer, Health, Grayslake, IL, Nursing

Science Daily

Myc inhibition an effective therapeutic strategy against most aggressive brain tumors

Research led by the Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology evidence the most conclusive preclinical results to-date validating Myc inhibition as a therapeutic strategy in glioma -- a highly agressive tumor type that notoriously outsmarts current anti-cancer therapies.


Related Topix: Medicine, Biology, Science

The Washington Post

Chugai Rises by Limit After Roche Said to Be in Buyout Talks

Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. jumped by the most in four decades after parent Roche Holding AG was said to be in buyout talks with the Japanese drugmaker.


Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Lung Cancer, Business News

Daily Kos

Update on Unit Zero

It's about a month and a half since the end of Unit Zero's chemo and radiation. I thought you might like another update.


Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids

Bangor Daily News

10th Annual EMMC Auxiliary Kitchen Tour

Saturday, September 27, promises to be an afternoon of food, fun and fabulous kitchens as the EMMC Auxiliary presents its 10th annual Kitchen Tour.


Related Topix: Brewer, ME, Bangor, ME, Orono, ME, Medicine, Hematology

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Oncologist Thomas Rakowski on what new cancer treatment is proving effective

When Dr. Thomas Rakowski was completing his internship at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in the late '70s - what he calls "back in the Dark Ages of medicine" - curative treatments for malignant diseases were just starting to come to the forefront.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Testicular Cancer, Hematology, Breast Cancer

Daily Echo

Tragic death of mum who beat cancer

After six months of intensive treatment, the 30-year-old from Southampton was looking forward to getting her normal family life back and was busy making plans for her son's first birthday.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

New York Daily News

Daily Checkup: SBRT for lung and liver cancers

Dr. Kenneth Rosenzweig is the chair of the department of radiation oncology at Mount Sinai and a specialist in treating lung, liver and spinal cancers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Liver Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer