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News on Oncology continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

48 min 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

10 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

10 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,

Mon Sep 01, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Factors ID'd for late hospice admission for cancer patients

For patients with cancer, factors associated with late admission to hospice have been identified, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .

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Related Topix: Palliative Care, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Star-Telegram.com

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Cook Children's launches social media campaign to support childhood cancer awareness.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dallas, TX, Leukemia, Health, Startups, Facebook

WWLP

Understanding Urinary Incontinence

One-third of people older than 60 have some loss of urinary control. Dr. Kevin Asher, MD is a board certified urologist, from Pioneer Valley Urology, with fellowship training in urologic oncology, shared more about urinary incontince and how Pioneer Valley Urology, P.C. can help.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Urology, Genetics

Scoop

New child cancer specialist for Auckland

Paediatric oncologist, Dr Andrew Wood has returned to the University of Auckland to research the genetic mistakes driving childhood leukaemias.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Family, Kids

Cell Research

Prolyl isomerase Pin1 in cancer

Protein interacting with never in mitosis A1 , which is overexpressed in many types of cancer, isomerizes specific phosphorylated Ser/Thr-Pro bonds in many substrate proteins, including glycolytic enzyme, protein kinases, protein phosphatases, methyltransferase, lipid kinase, ubiquitin E3 ligase, DNA endonuclease, RNA polymerase, and transcription ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine

CBC News

New techniques helping curb advanced melanoma

Melanoma, a preventable skin cancer, is one of the most deadly forms of the disease if it is not found early.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer

ABC News

14-year-old childhood cancer campaigner Erin Griffin dies in Adelaide

A 14-year-old girl who campaigned to raise awareness about childhood cancer has died after making history through her participation in a gene therapy trial.

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Related Topix: Medicine

PE Hub

Juno shows life science startups can be unicorns, too: VCJ

Life science startups, on the other hand, take years just to launch trials, and there's always a shortage of willing investors.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Medicine

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Cancer Services, Boudoir Noir partner for class on cancer and sexual intimacy

"The Big 'O' and the Big 'C': Intimacy and Cancer" is a free, 90-minute class for couples and individuals affected by cancer who are seeking education on ways to experience sexual intimacy and improve communication during or after chemotherapy, radiation, surgery or other cancer treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Allen County, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Human Sexuality

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Patch.com

Laughter Proves to be Best Medicine for Local Cancer Patient

Photo caption: Staff from the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital pose with cancer patient Mike Chlebek.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, University of Chicago, Prostate Cancer, New Lenox, IL

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

DCIS of the Breast

In Australia, 38 women every day are diagnosed with breast cancer and four of these with DCIS of the breast.

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Related Topix: Medicine

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