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1 hr ago | 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.

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

4 hrs ago | 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.

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

8 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Cancer gets personal for Marin oncologist

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

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

12 hrs ago | SFGate

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.

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

15 hrs 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.

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Related Topix: Palliative Care, Medicine, Nursing

19 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.

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

23 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 .

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Canada.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pfizer, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

Reuters

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Oncogene

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.

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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.

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

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