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27 min ago | University of Florida News
University of Florida physicians and researchers are collaborating to map the genes of different types of cancer, and then deliver medication to attack cancer at its source.
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4 hrs ago | Business Journal
Dr. Darren Kocs of Round Rock was one of the state leaders in Medicare compensation in 2012, totaling $4 million in services billed according to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
8 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
As part of a presentation on cancer research, a giant, inflatable colon will be on display this Friday at Niles High School.
9 hrs ago | The Union
Jim Vardon, second from top left, opted for throat cancer treatment at SNMH, instead of a laryngectomy at a large medical facility.
13 hrs ago | Newswise
Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital .
13 hrs ago | Today's Chemist At Work
These cross sections of tumor tissue from mice show the effects of treatment with manganese dioxide nanoparticles alone or followed by radiation , compared with a control injection of saline alone or followed by radiation .
14 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Johns Hopkins cancer researchers and collaborators around the country have developed a blood test that they believe can tell when breast cancer has spread and can accurately monitor the cancer's response to treatment.
"One Skate at a Time," the benefit organized by Richards High School graduate and U.S. Figure Skating Men's Junior silver medalist Jordan Moeller, raised more than $10,000 on April 5 for a summer camp for children and teenagers in treatment for cancer.
Mumbai oncologist Suresh Advani with Rupali Bose, CEO of Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Calcutta, and Shobhana Kamineni, the executive director of Apollo Hospitals.
James Ford led a study that shows how multiple-gene panels can be a quick, low-cost screening method to look for a few gene variants known to be associated with specific cancers.
CASTING FOR A BRIGHT FUTURE: Breast cancer survivors from around the South Island gathered at the Owen River Lodge near Murchison over the weekend for the Casting for Recovery luxury retreat.
Texas doctors who treat Medicare patients earned a combined $4.6 billion from the federal insurer of the elderly in 2012, with the state's ophthalmologists and oncologists raking in the most.
Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. , a development-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has entered into an advisory agreement with China's Tririver Capital to help identify distribution and joint venture partners for the Company's novel oncology drug PV-10 in China, as well as other therapeutics that ... (more)
Breast cancer researchers from the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer Research Program at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center announced final clinical trial results this week that showed the amount of time patients were on treatment without their cancer worsening was effectively doubled in women with advanced breast cancer who took the experimental ... (more)
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"For us, this is about understanding and reflection of the true needs of the community and the patient base," said Brian Barry, regional vice president of the ambulatory network at St. Mary's Health Center.
It was only a matter of time before the name Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski would grab the attention of the family of McKenzie Lowe, a 12-year-old from Hudson, N.H., with that most damning of diagnoses, a diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma , an inoperable brain tumor with a median survival of less than a year.