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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.

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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.

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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.

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

HON

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Texas

WWWZ-FM North Charleston

Valerie Harper Says She's 'Absolutely Cancer-Free'

Valerie Harper has gained ground in her battle with brain cancer. "I'm absolutely cancer-free!" she told Closer magazine .

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JAM! Showbiz

Valerie Harper: 'I'm absolutely cancer-free'

Veteran actress Valerie Harper has declared herself cancer-free, just over a year after doctors warned her she had months to live.

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Related Topix: Valerie Harper, Celebrities, Mary Tyler Moore, Health, Lung Cancer, Medicine, Acupuncture, Entertainment

Isle News

Mourant Ozannes finds MOJO for FOJO

Staff at law firm Mourant Ozannes had a 'hairy' experience for charity last week, raising essential funds to help cancer patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Jersey County, Channel Islands, United Kingdom

BioSpace

BioAlliance Pharma And TopoTarget A/S To Merge To Form Orphan Oncology Powerhouse

BioAlliance Pharma and Topotarget Enter into Merger Agreement to Create a Leading Orphan Oncology Company PARIS & COPENHAGEN, Denmark-- --April 16, 2014-- Regulatory News: BioAlliance Pharma SA , an innovative company specialized in the development of drugs within orphan oncology diseases, and Topotarget A/S a Scandinavian-based biopharmaceutical ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Denmark,

WXIX-TV Cincinnati

New advanced melanoma treatment on the horizon

Federal health officials expect more than 76,000 new cases of melanoma, or skin cancer, this year.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health

The American Journal of Managed Care

Innovation in Oncology Payment Reform: Reports from Real-Life Practice

Four innovators from oncology practices across the country described how payment reform is shaping the way they treat cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Hematology, Texas, Medicaid

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Age is just a number for young cancer doctor

A young cancer doctor in Lake Charles is proving age truly is just a number. The now 29-year-old never graduated high school, because he was accepted to Purdue University at the age of 11. Dr. David Chang is a radiation oncologist at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lake Charles, LA, Purdue University

Portland Tribune

Milwaukie bank vault goes to the dogs

Kim Freeman, an oncologist, and John Wooldridge, a surgeon, are merging their practices April 19 into a new comprehensive veterinary cancer and surgery clinic, at 10400 S.E. Main St., Milwaukie.

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Related Topix: Milwaukie, OR, Medicine, Portland, OR, Clackamas, OR

Ivanhoe

Heating Up Breast Cancer

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

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

University of Florida News

To kill a tumor: UF physicians target the genes of lung, colon cancers

University of Florida physicians and researchers are collaborating to map the genes of different types of cancer, and then deliver medication to attack cancer at its source.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Genetics, Lung Cancer

Business Journal

Round Rock physician among highest in Texas Medicare billings

Dr. Darren Kocs of Round Rock was one of the state leaders in Medicare compensation in 2012, totaling $4 million in services billed according to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicaid, Medicine

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

The "Big Colon" Opens For Viewing

As part of a presentation on cancer research, a giant, inflatable colon will be on display this Friday at Niles High School.

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Related Topix: Niles, MI, Medicine, Colorectal Health, Health, Colon Cancer

The Union

Throat cancer survivor celebrates with a song

Jim Vardon, second from top left, opted for throat cancer treatment at SNMH, instead of a laryngectomy at a large medical facility.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Lake Wildwood, CA, Theater, Arts

Newswise

Cardio-Oncology Clinic Established at The Mount Sinai Hospital

Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Cardiology, Hematology

Today's Chemist At Work

Manganese Dioxide Nanoparticles Increase Tumor Vulnerability To Radiation Therapy

These cross sections of tumor tissue from mice show the effects of treatment with manganese dioxide nanoparticles alone or followed by radiation , compared with a control injection of saline alone or followed by radiation .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Chemistry, Science, Health, Breast Cancer

The Baltimore Sun

New blood test may detect breast cancer spread

Johns Hopkins cancer researchers and collaborators around the country have developed a blood test that they believe can tell when breast cancer has spread and can accurately monitor the cancer's response to treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

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