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2 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Experimental drug means hope for boy with cancerExperimental drug...

Experimental drug means hope for boy with cancer Other treatments haven't helped St. Cloud boy after his cancer diagnosis.


Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Edina, MN, Health, Brain Cancer, Minneapolis, MN, Medicine

6 hrs ago | New York Post

The cancer death-panel app

A kindergarten graduation ceremony at St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Memphis for children being treated for cancer and other life-threatening diseases who are also able to study at the hospital's school.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Wellpoint Health Networks, Insurance, Genetics

10 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

Quick Takes

ACCREDITED: Weirton Medical Center's Breastcare Team has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.


Related Topix: Radiology, Medicine

15 hrs ago |

Pascagoulan Derek Terry, 26, tells his cancer survival story

What started as a dull pain in his right testicle two years ago eventually turned into a pea-sized knot.


Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Testicular Cancer, Health, Medicine, Prostate Cancer, Ocean Springs, MS

19 hrs ago | Medical News Today

At UT Southwestern, MyChart use skyrocketing among cancer patients

There has been a sharp increase in the number of cancer patients at UT Southwestern Medical Center using MyChart, the online, interactive service that allows patients to view laboratory and radiology results, communicate with their healthcare providers, schedule appointments, and renew prescriptions.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

23 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Some breast cancer patients do better than current staging guidelines suggest

New findings from Fox Chase Cancer Center paint a relatively optimistic picture of women's chances of surviving a subset of breast cancers that have spread to the chest wall or skin, but not beyond.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Surgery

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Marshall Independent

Cancer institute: a look inside

A long-anticipated cancer treatment center is continuing to take shape outside Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health


Ex vivo culture of circulating breast tumor cells for individualized testing of drug susceptibility

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine

Rural cancer patients dying early

CANCER patients in the bush are missing out on lifesaving radiotherapy every year and their postcode can have a big outcome on their chance of surviving.


Related Topix: Medicine, Australia, World News, Oceania, Radiology, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

Medical Daily

Vasectomy Side Effects May Include Aggressive Prostate Cancer; Is The Procedure Worth It?

Having a vasectomy may increase men's risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer by 20 percent, according to a new study by Harvard University researchers who reviewed thousands of cases over 24 years.


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Urology

Medical News

NeoGenomics launches 23 NGS-based NeoTYPE Cancer Profiles

NeoGenomics, Inc. , a leading provider of cancer -focused genetic and molecular testing services, announced today it has launched 23 new and innovative NeoTYPE Cancer Profiles based on next-generation sequencing .


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine


Supporters shave their heads for pediatric cancer research

Pediatric cancer is one of the least funded areas of cancer research, and yet it's heartbreaking to see a child go through it.


Related Topix: Pediatric Cancer, Health, Nebraska, Medicine

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The American Journal of Managed Care

Insurer's New Payment Model Saved Millions for Oncology Groups

One insurer's experimental reimbursement model proved to lower the total costs of care for patients with 3 types of cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine

Nelson Mail

Kids go to public for help for ailing mum

APPEAL: Norina Gasteiger, left, and her twin sister Chiara, 19, and their brother Danilo, 20, are trying to raise $80,000 for their mother, who has a rare form of lung cancer.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Health, Lung Cancer, Medicine

WMTW-TV Auburn

WMTW News 8 gives oncology nurses chance to Tri for a Cure

Later this month, hundreds of women take part in the 7th annual Tri for a Cure, for which WMTW News 8 is a proud sponsor.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

3 Biotech Stocks Under $10 to Trade for Breakouts

This stock closed up 2.4% to $6.26 in Thursday's trading session. Thursday's Range: $5.89-$6.35 52-Week Range: $5.51-$13.98 Thursday's Volume: 74,000 Three-Month Average Volume: 237,782 From a technical perspective , MEIP bounced modestly higher here right below its 50-day moving average of $6.40 with lighter-than-average volume.


Related Topix: Medicine

Downtown Phoenix Journal

Scientific Curiosities: Eight Choices for Summer Reading

Escape the sticky days of July with adventures in the intriguing world of science - find self-healing concrete, sort through America's largest export , and discover the plump, ambling, nearly indestructible waterbear.


Related Topix: Medicine

KHOU-TV Houston

Doctor: Ex-Atlanta schools head can't endure trial

A doctor says Atlanta's former school superintendent can't endure a trial in the system's test cheating case due to her health.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Medicine

Science Daily

New drug active against most aggressive type of lung cancer cells

A new drug could prove useful in treating small cell lung cancer -- the most aggressive form of lung cancer, researchers report.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bendigo Advertiser

Prabhakar brings skills to Bendigo cancer centre

The Central Victorian Medical Recruitment Taskforce worked diligently to create a sustainable medical workforce in central Victoria and the Bendigo Advertiser is helping to spread the word about the expertise available in Bendigo.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Physics, Science, Medicine