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1 hr ago | GlobeNewswire

Advaxis and MedImmune Partner on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial

Advaxis, Inc. , a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing cancer immunotherapies, has entered into a clinical trial collaboration with MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, HPV, Health, Vaccinations, Cervical Cancer

1 hr ago | Medical News

Experts join MD Anderson to end cancer

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is pleased to announce that one of the world's preeminent experts in breast cancer research and treatment, V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., will join the institution's efforts to end cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Breast Cancer, Biology, Science, Georgetown University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

5 year old Jordan Foster hosted lemonade stand for CHKD Fundraiser

Jordan Foster is only five years old, but her father told WAVY.com she saw ads about hosting lemonade stands for Anthem's LemonAid for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and decided to participate.

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The Recorder

Pam Roberts in the Shelburne Falls Yoga Studio. Recorder/Paul Franz

Twenty years ago, Pam Roberts was diagnosed with breast cancer. Every week through treatment and rehabilitation, Roberts attended a writing workshop, where she found that no matter what prompt was given, she'd write about her experience with cancer.

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Related Topix: Shelburne Falls, MA, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Fitness, Yoga

Freshnews

Champions Oncology to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results on Thursday, July 24

Champions Oncology , a company engaged in the development of advanced technology solutions and services to personalize the development and use of oncology drugs, today announced it will report its financial and operational results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended April 30, 2014, on Thursday, July 24, 2014, after market close.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Champions Sports, Medicine

Hispanic Business

Ignyta Announces Initiation of STARTRK-1 Global Phase I/II Clinical Trial of RXDX-101

This clinical trial is called STARTRK-1, which stands for A/B/C, and is a Phase I/IIa, multicenter, single-arm, open-label clinical trial of continuous daily dosing of oral RXDX-101 in adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic cancer confirmed to be positive for relevant molecular alterations.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

Portland Tribune

New options in the fight against pancreatic cancer

In what's being described as a significant show of support for immunotherapy research in the treatment of cancer, the National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.6 million, five-year grant to a Providence Cancer Center researcher.

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Related Topix: Pancreatic Cancer, Health, Medicine

The Courier

Cancer centre celebrates first anniversary

Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre director Steve Medwell shows the facility to a delegation from Peter's Project in Warrnambool.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Business Journal

Tampa Bay health care leaders land on national list of 'People to Know'

The monthly health care industry publication, Becker's Hospital Review , released its list of "500+ People to Know in Healthcare."

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Related Topix: Healthcare Technologies, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, CIO News, Utica, NY

The New Zealand Herald

Cancer patient died after two-year delay

A breast cancer patient died after a delay of nearly two years in informing her of her positive test results.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Texas Oncology-Texasa 2 decades advance cancer care

Cancer survivor Randy Childress joked that the disease was a great weight loss program when he was sick in the late '90s, but 20 years of medical advances have continually improved the quality of life for survivors of the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Testicular Cancer, Tyler, TX

International Business Times

Targets for Immunotherapy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Latest Research Reveals

Breast cancer claims thousands of innocent lives across the globe every year. Based on the different stages of breast cancer, the doctors decide on the mode of treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

St. Petersburg Times

Brooksville teen's cancer story mirrors 'Fault in Our Stars'

Like a lot of teen girls, Faith Brown has read The Fault in Our Stars, the popular novel about two teens who fall in love at a cancer support group.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health

Shepparton News Online

Push for better rural cancer services

Cancer Council Victoria is campaigning for improvements to the Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme ahead of this year's Victorian election.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte attracts big names in medicine

Dr. Ed Kim, chair of solid tumor oncology and investigational therapeutics at Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute.

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Related Topix: Medicine, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

The American Journal of Managed Care

NCCN 2014

The NCCN Annual Conference: Advancing the Standard of Cancer Care, held March 13-15 2014, presents the latest cancer therapies and provides updates on selected NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology , the data upon which the NCCN Guidelines are based, and quality initiatives in oncology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Prostate Cancer, Health

The American Journal of Managed Care

ASCO 2014

The American Society of Clinical Oncology will host their 50th Annual Meeting on May 30-June 3, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Leukemia

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

My Thing - A Devotion

James 1:2-4 Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sedalia Democrat

Advancements in cancer research continue

Words are powerful, and when spoken or written effectively and passionately by a person of prominence they can take on amplified meaning and become a beacon of awareness or a call to action.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Genetics, Opinion

Medical Daily

Depressed Older Men Often Pass On Prostate Cancer Treatment, Recommendations After Diagnosis

Depression and other mental illnesses might keep some men from seeking or following treatment for prostate cancer, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Prostate Cancer

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