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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Tenet completes purchase of Emanuel Medical Center of Turlock

Expansions include a three-story critical-care center and emergency department, plus cancer treatment services in the Stanford Emanuel Radiation Oncology Center.


Related Topix: Medicine, Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Turlock, CA, Cancer, Health, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

6 hrs ago | BioSpace

ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. And Solasia Pharma K.K. Announce Global...

ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new cancer therapies, and Solasia Pharma K.K. , a developer of oncology pharmaceuticals in-licensed for commercialization in major markets throughout the world, announced today an amendment and restatement of their License and Collaboration ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Startups, Zio, Biotech, ZIOPHARM Oncology, Cancer, Health, South Korea, World News, Asia, Lymphoma

11 hrs ago | BioResearch Online

AstraZeneca, Kyowa-Hakko-Kirin To Collaborate In Immuno-Oncology Study

AstraZeneca announced that they will co-fund a study to be conducted by Kyowa Hakko Kirin that will test two separate combinations of three experimental compounds in the hopes of developing safe and effective immuno-oncology treatments.


Related Topix: Medicine, bladder cancer

12 hrs ago |

Animal rescue group intervenes on behalf of dog with huge tumor to save her life

She's a six-year-old gray and white pit bull with the sweetest disposition, but something went terribly wrong with her health just seven short months ago.


Related Topix: McDonough, GA, Henry County, GA, Medicine, Surgery

14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Federal grant will fund clinical trials for Wichita oncology program

After several months of not knowing whether the Wichita Community Clinical Oncology Program would receive federal funds to continue clinical trials locally, program officials received word Friday morning that they will be funded.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Medicine, Women's Health, Health

18 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Clinic to provide answers that might take months

A new clinic at Mercy Hospital Cadillac aims to make a breast cancer diagnosis and follow-up treatment faster, easier and more comfortable for women.


Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

19 hrs ago | Applied Clinical Trials

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Honors Leading Lung...

Dr. Herbst of Yale Cancer Center will receive the award at the 15th International Lung Cancer Congress being held on "Dr. Herbst's contribution and dedication to lung cancer treatment and research is truly remarkable and we are thrilled to present him with the Addario Lectureship Award this year," said Each year the ALCF recognizes one special ... (more)


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

21 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Loxo Oncology Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

Loxo Oncology, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing targeted cancer therapies for genetically-defined populations, announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,261,538 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $13.00 per share.


Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Sorrento Announces the Unexpected Death of its Chief Business Officer

Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the death of Mr. Amar Singh, Chief Business Officer and Executive Vice President.


Related Topix: Synta Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The Times of Trenton

ABC anchor speaks as Capital Health Hopewell celebrates accreditation of breast cancer center

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP - When producers at Good Morning America asked news anchor Amy Robach to undergo her first mammogram in October on live television, her first reaction was, "'Are you kidding me? You want me to do what? There is no way,'" she said.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer

Business Journal

Big biotech signals strategic move into Seattle; Is a buyout next?

Bob Hugin, chief executive officer of Celgene Corp., reported second-quarter results of $748 million in net income.


Related Topix: Biotech, Celgene, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Summit, NJ

CBS Local

Surgeon General: Tanning Is Behind Sharp Spike in Skin Cancer Rates

As rates of other cancers have declined, rates of the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma, have increased more than 200 percent from 1973 to 2011, according to a new "Call to Action" report from the Surgeon General's Office.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health

Cambridge Evening News

Fighting talk from AstraZeneca boss as results announced

AstraZeneca turned over $6.45 billion in the second quarter, up 4%, making half year sales 3% higher than the previous year.


Related Topix: Medicine

Medical News

Acupuncture helps cut fatigue, anxiety and depression in breast...

Use of electroacupuncture - a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles - produces significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and depression in as little as eight weeks for early stage breast cancer patients experiencing joint pain related to the use of aromatase inhibitors to treat breast ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Breast Cancer, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

The Northern Echo

Bobby's legacy lives on as cancer foundation continues to tackle disease head on

Former England and Newcastle United manager Sir Bobby Robson launches The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation in Newcastle with Dr Ruth Plummer and Bob Wilson on March 25, 2008 FACING CANCER for the fifth - and what he knew would be the final time - Sir Bobby Robson focused on a new goal far removed from the football field.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Genetics

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Breast cancer diagnosis turned young mother's world upside-down

Julie Szasz with her daughter Eva at their home in St-Lazare. Szasz was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 that spread to her bones, but is in remission now.


Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Health, Canada


Cold Genesys Raises $13.57 Million in a Series A Round of Financing to Accelerate Its Ongoing Phase II/III Clinical Trial for Bladder Cancer

Cold Genesys, Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing oncolytic immunotherapies for cancer, announced today that it has secured Series A financing of $13.57 million from Ally Bridge Group.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, bladder cancer, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Food and Drug Administration

Kevin, M.D.

Raw Medicare data singles out radiation oncology. That's misleading.

This past April, just after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the highly-anticipated 2012 Medicare provider charge data, the New York Times published an article," Sliver of Medicare Doctors Get Big Share of Payout ."


Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare, Health, Medicaid

Pharmaceutical Processing

AstraZeneca and Kyowa Hakko Kirin Partner on Immuno-Oncology Clinical Study

AstraZeneca today announced that it has entered into a clinical study collaboration with Kyowa Hakko Kirin for a Phase I/Ib immuno-oncology study that will evaluate the safety and efficacy of two separate combinations of three investigational compounds in multiple solid tumours.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health

Medical News

Researchers establish new strategy to help surgeons see entire tumor in patient

The best way to cure most cases of cancer is to surgically remove the tumor. The Achilles heel of this approach, however, is that the surgeon may fail to extract the entire tumor, leading to a local recurrence.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration