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29 min ago | The Motley Fool

Would Pfizer Buying AstraZeneca Actually Make Sense?

Mondays are commonly referred to as "Merger Mondays" for a reason: the weekend gives companies time to hash out deals without the overbearing scrutiny of Wall Street analysts and investors who are also off for the weekend.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer

29 min ago | BioResearch Online

BioAlliance Pharma Acquires Biopharmaceutical Firm Topotarget

French pharmaceutical company BioAlliance Pharma has agreed to acquire the Scandinavian biopharmaceutical firm Topotarget.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lymphoma, Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals

1 hr ago | Fox News

Chronic inflammation may increase prostate cancer risk, study finds

Chronic inflammation - the body's natural response to foreign substances in the body - may increase the risk of prostate cancer, Counsel & Heal reported.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine

3 hrs ago | CiteULike

American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline:...

American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline: Update on Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy for Women With Hormone Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer Journal of Clinical Oncology , Vol.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

5 hrs ago | Kent Online

Young mum Laura Hymas, from Rochester, has lost her cancer battle

Young mum Laura Hymas is pictured beaming on her wedding day after pioneering treatment gave her the all clear from an aggressive brain tumour.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Scientific Blogging

XBiotech Announces Phase I/II Study Results Of Xilonix Anti-tumor Therapy

XBiotech, a company involved in commercializing biological therapies, has published the results from its Phase I/II oncology study conducted at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Medical groups urge doctors to weigh costs of drugs in care

Saying they can no longer ignore the rising prices of health care, some of the most influential medical groups in the nation are recommending that doctors weigh the costs, not just the effectiveness of treatments, as they make decisions about patient care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Medicare

Seeking Alpha

Verastem: Cancer May Have Met Its Match

Investors with a practical understanding of the biotechnology sector share an extraordinary opportunity; the chance to invest in the future.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Biotech, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine

WLBT-TV Jackson

Shortage of cancer doctors looming

The threat is looming that there won't be enough oncologists to treat the rising number of cancer patients ten years from now.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vijayakumar

NEWS.com.au

Fertility hope for cancer patients

DISCOVERING they have cancer is a big enough blow for young people - but only half are getting access to services to preserve their fertility.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Startups, Facebook, Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Infertility

MLive.com

Emu, anyone? Ways to defend our skin against radiation

"I am just starting radiation and wanted to know the best ointment to prevent burns on the skin.

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Related Topix: Medicine

CiteULike

Risk assessment of upper tract urothelial carcinoma related to aristolochic acid.

Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology , Vol.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Agriculture, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CiteULike

Immunochemotherapy and Autologous Stem-Cell Transplantation for...

Journal of Clinical Oncology , Vol. 27, No. 36. , pp. 6101-6108, doi:10.1200/jco.2009.22.2554 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Medicine, Lymphoma, Health

The Advocate

EBR councilwoman fights cancer with prayer, positivity

Ronnie Edwards looked as though she could have been on her way to church Monday - dressed to the nines with a red and black dress, red shoes, and matching red lipstick.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Pancreatic Cancer

NEWS.com.au

Harper's a winner with your generosity

A MELBOURNE mum says the power shock of utilities and soaring insurance costs is making life tough for Victorian families.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Medicine

The American Journal of Managed Care

Innovation in Oncology Payment Reform: Reports from Real-Life Practice

Four innovators from oncology practices across the country described how payment reform is shaping the way they treat cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Hematology, Medicaid

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

Science Blog

Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer

Men who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the risk of actually having prostate cancer than those with no inflammation, according to results of a new study led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Johns Hopkins University, Medicine

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Bradenton.com

Manatee docs and nurses are like rock stars at Champions of Healthcare Awards

He wasn't at a concert or a sports event. Instead, he was part of a crowd of 323 at an awards ceremony for Manatee County health care professionals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Manatee County, FL, Lakewood Ranch, FL, Vanderbilt University, Palmetto, FL

The Hastings Tribune

Faces in Business: Oncologist brings world to Hastings

John Huthmacher/Tribune Dr. Shamila Garg, medical oncologist at Morrison Cancer Center, relaxes in the garden at the Mary Lanning Facility Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Hastings, NE, Medicine

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