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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.


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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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.


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.


Related Topix: Hastings, NE, Medicine


First Decoding Annie Parker Trailer Featuring Samantha Morton and...

Steven Bernstein's drama Decoding Annie Parker recently made its debut at the Palm Beach International Film Festival, and now the film's first trailer and clip are available online.


Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

NYU School of Medicine to Welcome Dr. Susan Love for Discussion & Book Signing, 5/1

Dr. Susan Love-surgeon, researcher, advocate, author, and cancer survivor-will share insights learned during her recent battle with leukemia with Dr. Deborah Axelrod, Kanas Family Foundation Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology and Medical Director for Community Outreach & Education for the NYULMC Cancer Center, during a special discussion, ... (more)


Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer

The Modesto Bee

Mayo Clinic technique improves outlook for breast cancer surgeries

On April 9, it released the latest evidence - research showing that a novel technique improves outcomes for women with breast cancer, the nation's No.


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

Go Local

Tom Finneran: Running on Envy

Doctors, God's healers and true soldiers of effort, are not to be stoned in our public squares, believes Tom Finneran.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Nursing


Azerbaijan to identify genetic factors in oncology

By AzerNews People who are afraid of oncological diseases due to genetic factors will be able to learn about the probability of the disease in advance in Azerbaijan.


Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Health, Breast Cancer

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Modern Healthcare

Cancer drugs: Too expensive to compare?

The prices of some cancer drugs are so high that they preclude researchers from conducting trials comparing their effectiveness, according to two National Cancer Institute researchers.


Related Topix: National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations, Medicine

Information Technology

CEL-SCI Corporation Announces Closing of Public Offering for Gross Proceeds of $10 Million

SCI Corporation , a late-stage oncology company, today announced that it has closed an underwritten public offering of units consisting of an aggregate of 7,128,229 shares of common stock and warrants to purchase an aggregate of 1,782,057 shares of common stock.


Related Topix: Biotech, CEL-SCI Corp, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, CEL-SCI, Healthcare Law, Law, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Bird Flu

WNDU-TV South Bend

Treatment helps to destroy breast cancer cells

Two years ago doctors told Lisa Ridgeway she had triple negative breast cancer, a very aggressive disease with no cure.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer


XBiotech Announces Phase I/II Study Results in Lancet Oncology

XBiotech is announcing that results from its Phase I/II oncology study conducted at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX were published today in Lancet Oncology.


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

Washington University in St. Louis

New center aims to use immune system to fight cancer, other diseases

A time-of-flight mass cytometer is the centerpiece of the new Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs, a center that helps scientists use the immune system to fight cancer and infection.


Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Health

Roche Reaffirms Full Year Outlook But Suffers From Currency Movements

Roche Holdings recently released its Q1 2014 results and reported a slight decline of 1% in its revenues.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer


Volasertib, Boehringer Ingelheim's Investigational Oncology...

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European Commission have granted Orphan Drug Designation to volasertib for acute myeloid leukemia .


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Leukemia, Health, Cancer

Applied Clinical Trials

Volasertib, Boehringer Ingelheim's Investigational Oncology Compound, ...

Volasertib, Boehringer Ingelheim's Investigational Oncology Compound, is Granted Orphan Drug Designation for Acute Myeloid Leukemia in the U.S. and EU /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European Commission have granted Orphan Drug Designation to volasertib for ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Leukemia, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Cancer

I4U Future Technology News

Valerie Harper is Recovering from Brain Cancer

Valerie Harper faced a dismal future when her doctors announced point blank that she had terminal brain cancer.


Related Topix: Valerie Harper, Health, Brain Cancer, Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Windsor Star

Tecumseh students remember Daniel Ethier with emotional donation

Children at St. Antoine French Catholic school in Tecumseh carried or rolled in box after box of art and craft supplies Wednesday in memory of former fellow student Daniel Ethier.


Related Topix: Medicine, Kids, Family

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

New trial aims to speed cancer drug development

Because any single gene mutation behind a particular cancer can be extremely rare, studying one drug at a time is extremely challenging Scientists and drug makers are pioneering a new kind of clinical trial that changes the way cancer drugs are studied, potentially cutting both the time and cost of bringing them to market.


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


Cancer 'Vaccine' for Advanced Disease Passes Early Hurdle

Researchers report early progress in developing a treatment that might one day help the immune system defend itself against cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Texas