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20 min ago | Post and Courier

Dr. Andrew Kraft and Hollings Cancer Center: Mission accomplished

Dr. Andrew Kraft came to Charleston in 2004 to be the director of the Hollings Cancer Center.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, us Travel, Travel, Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham, Duke University

1 hr ago | Drugs.com

MEI Pharma Completes Enrollment In Randomized Phase II Clinical Trial ...

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 PRNewswire -- MEI Pharma, Inc. , an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced today that it has completed enrollment in a randomized Phase II clinical trial of its lead investigational drug candidate Pracinostat in combination with azacitidine in patients with previously ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

1 hr ago | Drugs.com

Merck to Present New Data in Five Tumor Types from Studies Evaluating Pembrolizumab

Merck , known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced the presentation of data from ongoing clinical trials evaluating the anti-tumor activity of pembrolizumab, the company's investigational anti-PD-1 antibody, at the European Society of Medical Oncology 2014 in Madrid, Spain, September 26 - 30. Data on pembrolizumab are ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Spain, World News, Health, Lung Cancer

2 hrs ago | Express India

Massive surge in cancer cases in India but where are the doctors?

The doctor-cancer patient ratio gap in India is unlikely to be corrected any time soon unless dramatic measures are taken.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health

2 hrs ago | Medical News

Organizations across U.S. participating in Go Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness campaign

Organizations in Atlanta and across the country are participating in the Go Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness campaign this September.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Buckhead (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Non-Profit, Kids, Medicine

5 hrs ago | Health.com

Complication Rates Low With Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction: Study

However, the researchers did find that a double mastectomy was associated with a slightly higher risk for certain complications than a single mastectomy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

5 hrs ago | Freshnews

Clovis Oncology to Offer $200 Million of Convertible Senior Notes

Clovis Oncology, Inc. announced today that, subject to market and other conditions, it intends to offer $200 million aggregate principal amount of its convertible senior notes due 2021 in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Canadian researchers track 'Angelina effect' on cancer gene screening

Angelina Jolie smiles as she poses for photographers during the Japan premiere of "Maleficent" in Tokyo Monday, June 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Maleficent, Celebrities, Angelina Jolie, Genetics, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer

6 hrs ago | HON

New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer

A leading group of oncologists has released updated guidelines for the treatment of the major form of advanced breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Food and Drug Administration

6 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

Oncologist educates Kiwanis club on cancer treatment

Members of Kiwanis hear from a physician who specializes in cancer treatment and how to fight the disease and signs to look out for.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer

8 hrs ago | Freshnews

Cellectis: Genome Engineering & CART Cells: At the Forefront of Immuno-Oncology

Cellectis , a leader in the development of adoptive immunotherapies based on engineered allogeneic CART cells will host a R&D/ Analyst Day on Thursday, September 11 at 7:30AM in New York City.

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Related Topix: Medicine, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Pfizer, Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Foldrx Pharmaceuticals

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Teen Diagnosed With Cancer Looks for Cure

Lauren Bendesky was diagnosed with neuroblastoma at 14, and now the aspiring pediatric oncologist is researching treatment options for the same type of cancer during her internship at Texas Medical Center.

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

12 hrs ago | The News-Press

White coat notes: Prostate cancer screening vital for boomer men

Note from Dr. Carlos Portu: This week, I have asked my esteemed colleague, Dr. Marc Guttman, to update us on prostate cancer screening.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Urology, Opinion

12 hrs ago | West Australian

Exclusive - "Back to normal" for AstraZeneca CEO, despite Pfizer rumours

Instead, he has spent the last three days immersed in heart science in Barcelona.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Reuters, Cardiology, Cancer, Health

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Cancer Institution at St. Joseph Medical Center- Part II

In Part I, I ended that article with the following questions: Are Cancer Institutions looking for the cause or cure; or are they the answer to a temporary bandage with their treatment programs? Why should you and your loves consider the Breast Center of University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center? Do they have a success rate? What makes this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer

15 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Leerink Swann Initiates Coverage on Loxo Oncology

The firm set an "outperform" rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock. Leerink Swann's target price would suggest a potential upside of 53.73% from the company's current price.

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Related Topix: Medicine

15 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Loxo Oncology Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Oppenheimer

The firm set an "outperform" rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock. Oppenheimer's price objective suggests a potential upside of 53.73% from the stock's previous close.

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Related Topix: Medicine

15 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Research and Markets: The Latest Sales Figures in Oncology Drug Pipeline Update 2014

The Latest Sales Figures in Oncology brings together up to 5 years of sales data on top 70+ cancer drugs by country/region from both global pharmaceutical companies to progressive biotech companies.

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Related Topix: Medicine

19 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | South Coast Register

Surgeon praises local cancer treatment

SHOALHAVEN breast cancer patients receive some of the best treatment in the country, according to local surgeon Professor Martin Jones.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Australia, World News,

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