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40 min ago | Sys-Con Media

ZERO Kicks Off Prostate Cancer Awareness Month With 16 Run/Walks

"Thousands are making a choice for a healthy lifestyle and celebrating Prostate Cancer Awareness Month by walking or running," ZERO CEO said.


Related Topix: Medicine

4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Cancer patient not told of infertility risk before chemo

Hospital staff have been criticised after a 14-year-old cancer patient was not told about the risk of infertility or given the option of storing a sperm sample before he underwent chemotherapy.


Related Topix: Sarcoma, Medicine, Health

6 hrs ago | WJRT

New experimental therapy trains body's immune system to fight melanoma

The numbers are staggering. One person dies of melanoma every hour, and one in 50 men and women will be diagnosed with melanoma at some point in their lifetime.


Related Topix: Medicine

8 hrs ago | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

MU gift funds cancer research

Mizzou graduate Mark McAndrew gave the money to the University of Missouri to create the Frances T. McAndrew Endowed Chair in Oncology.


Related Topix: University of Missouri, Medicine

13 hrs ago | Bio IT World

Illumina to Support 'Companion Therapeutics' in Oncology

Illumina today announced a series of collaborations with large pharmaceutical companies, to participate in patient stratification for the development of new cancer drugs by offering a multi-gene panel that covers key cancer mutations.


Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

15 hrs ago | Freshnews

Project Data Sphere, LLC Appoints Dr. Kald Abdallah, Chief Project Data Sphere Officer

Project Data Sphere, LLC has appointed Kald Abdallah, MD, PhD as Chief Project Data Sphere Officer , charging him with continuing the rapid development of which is providing broad access to cancer research databases, enabling unprecedented research collaboration to solve complex scientific problems.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health

19 hrs ago |

NMMC, cancer docs create partnership

Buy at North Mississippi Hematology and Oncology, including longtime oncology nurse Nan Francis, from left, oncologist Dr. Julian Hill and Nurse Practitioner Ashley Gilliland are joining forces with the NMMC oncology services, which are led by Beth Bryant.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hematology, Gloster, MS, Tupelo, MS

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Mannan Pharmaceuticals LLC establishing research and development operations in Greenville County

Mannan plans to expand its research and development team to create up to 34 new positions over the next several years.


Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Greenville, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors


CDH Proton Center Medical Director Named Fellow Of American Society For Radiation Oncology

ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, dedicated to improving patient care.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Rutgers University, Surgery, Nursing

What 'Chasing Life,' On ABC Family, Gets Right (and Wrong) About Cancer Treatment

I'm a writer and physician. Earlier in my career I practiced oncology and hematology.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Hematology, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer

Curt Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer: His oncologist agrees

Curt Schilling, the former Major League Baseball pitcher, blamed three decades of chewing tobacco use for his mouth cancer, he told WEEI radio in Boston Wednesday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oral Cancer, Curt Schilling

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Certain Seniors Advised Against Cancer Screenings

Cancer screenings can help people detect early signs of the disease or put their minds at ease if no trace of cancer is found.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health

Business Wire

Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches First Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing Oncology Quality Control

The AcroMetrix Oncology Hotspot Control provides a common quality control material that can be used across laboratories with different NGS instrument platforms, assays and bioinformatics pipelines to test precision and detect analytical deviations that may arise from reagent and instrument variation.


Related Topix: Medicine, Blue Spark Technologies, MultiCare Health System, Excelerate Labs, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Compass Labs

Customer Interaction Solutions

Clinigen Group Further Strengthens Oncology Support Portfolio with...

Clinigen Group plc the specialty global pharmaceutical company today announces the acquisition of the global rights to the oncology support therapy, Ethyol from AstraZeneca.


Related Topix: Medicine, Ethyol, Amifostine (generic), Biotech, AstraZeneca Group, Ovarian Cancer, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Tri-County News

Holzer cancer center joins Ohio State's James Cancer Network

Barbara Shelton, of Gallipolis, speaks to the crowd Tuesday morning during a press conference.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Gallipolis, OH, Columbus, OH, Ohio State University

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Group donates $90,000 for cancer research after 113 kilometre Arctic trek

Edna Elias, Commissioner of Nunavut stands proud, wearing her pink sealskin ribbon as she revealed a $90,000 donation to the Cross Cancer Institute for breast cancer research.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

WATE-TV Knoxville

UT Medical Center holding 7th annual Man Run for prostate cancer research

Bob Spining is getting his laps in, ready to take part in the Man Run. He's a prostate cancer survivor.


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Lenoir City, TN, Loudon, TN, Knoxville, TN

Kevin, M.D.

Oncologist pay and chemotherapy: Buy and bill needs to stop

In George Eliot's 1874 novel " Middlemarch ," an idealistic young doctor named Tertius Lydgate questions the ethics of fellow physicians who make handsome profits prescribing and dispensing their own remedies to the townsfolk.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare

Oncology group merging with NMMC system

The arrangement will allow NMMC and the cancer physicians to restructure, expand and add services to the state's largest hematology and oncology program, according to a press release.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hematology

Fox News

Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study.


Related Topix: North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Medicine, Prostate Cancer, Health, University of Connecticut