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1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Factors ID'd for late hospice admission for cancer patients

For patients with cancer, factors associated with late admission to hospice have been identified, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .


Related Topix: Palliative Care, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

5 hrs ago |

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Cook Children's launches social media campaign to support childhood cancer awareness.


Related Topix: Medicine, Dallas, TX, Leukemia, Health, Startups, Facebook

9 hrs ago | WWLP

Understanding Urinary Incontinence

One-third of people older than 60 have some loss of urinary control. Dr. Kevin Asher, MD is a board certified urologist, from Pioneer Valley Urology, with fellowship training in urologic oncology, shared more about urinary incontince and how Pioneer Valley Urology, P.C. can help.


Related Topix: Medicine, Urology, Genetics

12 hrs ago | Scoop

New child cancer specialist for Auckland

Paediatric oncologist, Dr Andrew Wood has returned to the University of Auckland to research the genetic mistakes driving childhood leukaemias.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Family, Kids

16 hrs ago | Cell Research

Prolyl isomerase Pin1 in cancer

Protein interacting with never in mitosis A1 , which is overexpressed in many types of cancer, isomerizes specific phosphorylated Ser/Thr-Pro bonds in many substrate proteins, including glycolytic enzyme, protein kinases, protein phosphatases, methyltransferase, lipid kinase, ubiquitin E3 ligase, DNA endonuclease, RNA polymerase, and transcription ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine

20 hrs ago | CBC News

New techniques helping curb advanced melanoma

Melanoma, a preventable skin cancer, is one of the most deadly forms of the disease if it is not found early.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer

20 hrs ago | ABC News

14-year-old childhood cancer campaigner Erin Griffin dies in Adelaide

A 14-year-old girl who campaigned to raise awareness about childhood cancer has died after making history through her participation in a gene therapy trial.


Related Topix: Medicine

20 hrs ago | PE Hub

Juno shows life science startups can be unicorns, too: VCJ

Life science startups, on the other hand, take years just to launch trials, and there's always a shortage of willing investors.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Medicine

Yesterday | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Cancer Services, Boudoir Noir partner for class on cancer and sexual intimacy

"The Big 'O' and the Big 'C': Intimacy and Cancer" is a free, 90-minute class for couples and individuals affected by cancer who are seeking education on ways to experience sexual intimacy and improve communication during or after chemotherapy, radiation, surgery or other cancer treatment.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Allen County, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Human Sexuality

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Laughter Proves to be Best Medicine for Local Cancer Patient

Photo caption: Staff from the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital pose with cancer patient Mike Chlebek.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, University of Chicago, Prostate Cancer, New Lenox, IL

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

DCIS of the Breast

In Australia, 38 women every day are diagnosed with breast cancer and four of these with DCIS of the breast.


Related Topix: Medicine

WDUN-AM Gainesville

NGMC, other Ga. hospitals to benefit from NCI grants

Northeast Georgia Medical Center and other Georgia hospitals will benefit from grants recently awarded by the National Cancer Institute.


Related Topix: Georgia, Medicine, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Lower Allen man's battle against esophageal cancer underscores importance of not ignoring symptoms

Sisters Irie Graeser, 5, left, and Marley Graeser, 2, love spending time with their grandpa, Ron Keefer.


Related Topix: Esophageal Cancer, Health, Lower Allen, PA, Pancreatic Cancer, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer

Vanessa Hudgens Surprises Fan At Prom

Actress Vanessa Hudgens gave a teenage cancer sufferer a prom to remember on Thursday by making a surprise appearance at his high school dance.


Related Topix: Spring Breakers, Vanessa Hudgens, Medicine, Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, High School Musical, Musical Movies

Hispanic Business

Funding Available for Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence

This funding opportunity uses the U54 research grant mechanism. There is no award amount specified for this funding opportunity.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Medicine

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Advocate

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Thompson, who was vice president, will remain in the company's New Orleans offices and will continue to manage WFG National Title's agency operations in Louisiana and Mississippi.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Louisiana, Covington, LA, Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA

Lewistown Sentinel

Nurse's family takes in cancer patient and son

Tricia Somers, formerly of Harrisburg, sat in her hospital room after learning she had terminal cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, McAlisterville, PA, Pinnacle Health System, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Marin Independent Journal

Cancer gets personal for Marin oncologist

Dr. Peter Eisenberg talks to a patient in the exam room on Wednesday in Greenbrae.


Related Topix: Medicine, Greenbrae, CA, Thyroid Cancer, Health, San Anselmo, CA


AJMC Series Finds Positive Spin-offs for Cancer Care From New Jersey's Higher Education Overhaul

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Medicine, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Rowan University, Camden, NJ

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