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44 min ago | Cape Gazette

Hospice medical director to speak at HPNA meeting Sept. 8 at Christiana Hospital

The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association will hold a meeting starting at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept.


Related Topix: Palliative Care, Medicine, Nursing

4 hrs ago | Medical News

UT Southwestern faculty awarded CPRIT grants to combat cancer

UT Southwestern Medical Center faculty have received 19 grants totaling more than $26 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to expand cancer screenings, investigate the effectiveness and viability for cancer therapies and radiation treatments, conduct research into cancer biology, and recruitment.


Related Topix: Texas, Biology, Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brandeis University, UC San Francisco, Medicine

8 hrs ago | Medical News Today

New ESC registries launched on cardiac oncology and ACS

New ESC registries are being launched on cardiac oncology and acute coronary syndromes .


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBS Local

Just In Time For Made In America, Young Cancer Patient At CHOP Covers ...

Jay Z's Made in America Festival is hitting Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend, and a young cancer patient has high hopes of meeting the rap star.


Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Philadelphia, PA, Medicine

Hispanically Speaking

Cuban Cancer Patients Suffer More From U.S. Embargo

Cuba is facing difficulties getting medications and technology to treat children with cancer due to the U.S. economic embargo, state-run media said Thursday, citing an official with the pediatric service of the National Oncology and Radiobiology Institute.


Related Topix: Medicine

U of A scientist puts a finger on cancer cell 'tentacles'

A University of Alberta research group injected fluorescent cancer cells into the bloodstream of test modules, then used high-resolution, time-lapse imaging to see what happens to them.


Related Topix: Medicine

Richmond County Daily Journal

FirstHealth oncologist helps lead ovarian cancer fight

This year, about 21,980 women will learn they have ovarian cancer. If they are diagnosed at an early stage, when the disease is still localized, about 94 percent of them will still be alive after five years.


Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Cancer

Fox News

AstraZeneca boosted by start of new cancer drug trial

Hopes for AstraZeneca's promising cancer drug pipeline were boosted on Friday by news the company had moved its immuno-oncology medicine MEDI-4736 into a mid-stage study in colorectal cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pfizer, Biotech, Healthcare Industry


Hopes rise for AstraZeneca cancer drug with start of new trial

Hopes for AstraZeneca's promising cancer drug pipeline were boosted on Friday by news the company had moved its immuno-oncology medicine MEDI-4736 into a mid-stage study in colorectal cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 28, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Research demonstrates potential method to better control lung cancer using radiotherapy

Manchester scientists are working out how to safely increase the radiotherapy dose given to lung cancer patients - potentially offering improved local control and survival.


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

Bromsgrove Standard

Bromsgrove couple launch campaign to fund cancer drugs

Chris Winters was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and is facing a battle to find the funding he needs for his treatment.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Pancreatic Cancer

Customer Interaction Solutions

Onxeo Strengthens Beleodaq Patent Protection in the U.S. Until 2027

SA , an innovative company specialized in the development of drugs for orphan oncology diseases, today announced that the U.S. Patent Office will grant a new patent for Beleodaq on September 16th 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Lymphoma, Health

Bio IT World

Berg and the Pursuit of the Body's Hidden Drugs

Here are a few facts about Berg, a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company headquartered in Framingham, MA, that seem calculated to set off all the alarm bells in the head of a skeptical observer: The president and CTO, Niven Narain, claims that his company can cut the time and cost of bringing a new drug to market in half.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Biology, Medicine

Hispanic Business

21ST Century Oncology Holdings, Inc. - 10-Q - Management's Discussion ...

The following discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with the unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements and related notes included elsewhere in this Form 10-Q.


Related Topix: Medicine


Wig-1 regulates cell cycle arrest and cell death through the p53 targets FAS and 14-3-3I

Correspondence: Professor KG Wiman, Cancer Center Karolinska , Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institute, SE-171 76 Stockholm, Sweden.


Related Topix: Medicine, Sweden, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Journal

Four Boston oncologists receive $250,000 grants to pursue cancer research

Four Boston oncologists have each received a $250,000 two-year grant from Alex's Lemonade Stand as part of a $5.25 million donation to doctors and researchers throughout the country.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Massachusetts General Hospital, DanaFarber Cancer Institute

Salisbury Journal

A 160m boost for Cancer Drugs Fund

Thousands more cancer patients in England will be offered vital treatments in a A 160 million boost to the Cancer Drugs Fund , the Department of Health said today.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer

Cancer patients are more likely to suffer from major depression, figures show

Large numbers of cancer patients suffer from major depression and in the vast majority of cases their mental anguish is being overlooked or ignored, a study has found.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Depression, Nursing, Lung Cancer

Sys-Con Media

Medical Affairs Reputations in Oncology: Oncologists Rate Key Products and Companies

As the oncology drug market continues to face significant road bumps in terms of development costs and pricing requirements, the role of Medical Affairs teams working with oncologists becomes ever more critical.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

The Ephrata Review

Breast cancer patient helping others

At this time last year, Vicki Wilson of Lititz had completed six months of chemotherapy for breast cancer and was preparing for a grueling regimen of 34 radiation therapy treatments.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Lititz, PA, Ephrata, PA, Opinion