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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Video: How to look for signs of cancer in your dog

A new lump or change in your dog's behaviour could be a sign of cancer. Veterinary surgical oncologist, and author of "Lucky Dog," Sarah Boston gives tips on how to detect the disease.


Related Topix: Medicine

3 hrs ago | Applied Clinical Trials

European Society for Medical Oncology: Is Europe Putting Cancer Research at Risk?

The European Society for Medical Oncology , the leading pan-European association representing medical oncology professionals, has expressed concern that the proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation [1] could make cancer research impossible and add a significant burden to both doctors and cancer patients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Privacy

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

WellStar cancer centers names new oncology services leader

Joel Helmke is the new corporate vice president of oncology services at WellStar's cancer center, reports Marietta Daily Journal.


Related Topix: Medicine, Texas

8 hrs ago | Medical News

Kinex receives FDA approval to begin Phase I study of KX2-391 Ointment for actinic keratosis

Kinex Pharmaceuticals announced the receipt of an allowance by the US FDA for the Company's KX2-391 Ointment for the commencement of a Phase I clinical study in actinic keratosis.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Study tests whether dog visits can ease stress of young cancer patients

Kate Smith, a resident at The Meadows assisted-living apartments in Elk Grove, meets Humiko, a Shiba Inu and Lend-A-Heart volunteer while accompanied by her owner Jody Bryan, right, on Monday evening, July 14, 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Elk Grove, CA, Social Software, Leukemia, UC Davis

Science Daily

Metastatic brain tumor treatment could be on the horizon with use of SapC-DOPS

A new study has provided hope that previously studied SapC-DOPS could be used for treatment of brain cancer that has spread.


Related Topix: Health, Brain Cancer, University of Cincinnati, Medicine, Hematology, Biology, Science, Breast Cancer

Daily World

Texas medical board charges controversial cancer doctor

Fans of Houston doctor Stanislaw Burzynski love him for defying the medical establishment and offering alternative therapies to terminally ill patients.


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

Business Journal

Ziopharm to test new kind of cancer drug that comes with an on-off switch

A Boston biotech working in partnership with synthetic biology company Intrexon Corp. is developing cancer drugs that can be turned on and off using a pill.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Medicine

Information Technology

Agenus Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Agenus Inc. , an immuno-oncology company developing a portfolio of checkpoint modulators , heat shock protein peptide-based vaccines, and adjuvants, today announced its financial results and business highlights for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Biotech, Antigenics, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Vaccinations

KHOU-TV Houston

Bristol 2Q net drops on lower drug sales, charges

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.' s exit from the diabetes business, plus higher taxes and research spending, combined to slash the drugmaker's second-quarter profit by 38 percent, but the company handily beat Wall Street's muted profit expectations.


Related Topix: Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Diabetes, Health

Business Journal

Lion Biotech takes the cancer fight to USF's Research Park

Potential treatments for melanoma and other cancers will take shape in a laboratory at University of South Florida Research Park.


Related Topix: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, Medicine

Medical News

Zydelig gets FDA approval for treatment of patients with three types of blood cancers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zydelig to treat patients with three types of blood cancers.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Leukemia, Health, Lymphoma, Medicine, Hematology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cancer Institution at St. Joseph Medical Center- Part1

During National Cancer Survivors month June 2014, I had the pleasure of visiting The Breast Center at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Towson, MD, Breast Cancer

Duncan Banner

An oncologist uses scorpion venom to locate cancer cells

You know how people toss around the phrase "the cure is worse than the disease"? They should meet Jim Olson.


Related Topix: Medicine

Williamson Daily News Online

ARH celebrates partnership

Hayley Cook/WDNAmy Morgan, oncology patient navigator at the Appalachian Regional Hospital Regional Medical Center in Hazard, Kentucky demonstrates how the Skin Scope screening device is used.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hazard, KY, Cancer, Health

Business Journal

Children's Hospital of San Antonio adding pediatric cancer expertise

The Children's Hospital of San Antonio has taken another step in its quest to develop a world-class pediatric cancer program.


Related Topix: Pediatric Cancer, Health, Medicine, Hematology

Rock'n'Roll Oncologist Reveals The Physics Behind Great Guitarists

During daylight hours, Dr David Robert Grimes takes on the serious and important job of battling cancer.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Medicine, Short, Music!

Science Blog

Anti-pain agent shrinks oral cancers, leaves healthy tissues alone

Mouse models of human oral cancer treated with an agent called capsazepine showed dramatic tumor shrinkage without damage to surrounding tissues, researchers from the School of Dentistry and School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found.


Related Topix: Oral Cancer, Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, Medicine

AME Info

Tawam Hospital to host third Annual Emirates Oncology Conference in Al Ain

Tawam Hospital, in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine and part of the SEHA healthcare system, is hosting the third edition of the Emirates Oncology Conference and 14th Pan-Arab Cancer Congress from November 13 to 15, 2014 at the Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi.


Related Topix: Johns Hopkins Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Cancer

CBC News

Ottawa Hospital hopes diagnosis lab will aid cancer treatment

The Molecular Oncology Diagnostics Laboratory will focus on breast, lung, melanoma and colorectal cancer patient samples when it first opens.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Colorectal Health