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9 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

What's Gail Gutradt reading?

Gail Gutradt's work has appeared in the Japan-based Kyoto Journal, Utne Reader and Ashe Journal, and this month she published "In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot," a first-person account of her time spent at an orphanage in rural Cambodia.


Related Topix: Medicine, Bar Harbor, ME

4 hrs ago | CBS News

New York doctors save patient with 20-pound tumor

The patient, 76-year-old Frank Bollettieri, did not even realize he had the tumor until he had an X-ray after a fall.


Related Topix: Medicine, CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

8 hrs ago | UTV

Poots 'will not implement unsafe cuts'

He told UTV that this was not enough and if cuts have to be imposed, the Executive will have to put them into effect because he will refuse.


Related Topix: Medicine

12 hrs ago | The Nation

Verita Life to carry out cancer treatments here

Thomas Lodi: Bangkok was already as medical hub in the region, so the group wanted to fill a service gap.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine

16 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Palbociclib expanded access program now open to eligible U.S....

Pfizer Inc. has announced that the company has initiated a multi-center, open-label expanded access program in the United States for the investigational CDK 4/6 inhibitor, palbociclib.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Breast Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

21 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Professor attacks SNP on health record and accuses Yes of spreading fear about NHS

THE Yes campaign has been accused of "deliberately spreading fear" about the future of the NHS by the former medical director of a leading cancer centre.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health Care Policy, Health

21 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

ESMO Honours Outstanding Oncology Professionals

The European Society for Medical Oncology , the leading pan-European organisation representing medical oncologists, announced the names of outstanding individuals receiving the Society's esteemed annual awards, to be presented during the ESMO 2014 Congress, on 26 September, in A world leader in the pathogenesis and biology of malignant germ cell ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sys-Con Media

ZERO Kicks Off Prostate Cancer Awareness Month With 16 Run/Walks

"Thousands are making a choice for a healthy lifestyle and celebrating Prostate Cancer Awareness Month by walking or running," ZERO CEO said.


Related Topix: Medicine

The New Zealand Herald

Cancer patient not told of infertility risk before chemo

Hospital staff have been criticised after a 14-year-old cancer patient was not told about the risk of infertility or given the option of storing a sperm sample before he underwent chemotherapy.


Related Topix: Sarcoma, Medicine, Health


New experimental therapy trains body's immune system to fight melanoma

The numbers are staggering. One person dies of melanoma every hour, and one in 50 men and women will be diagnosed with melanoma at some point in their lifetime.


Related Topix: Medicine

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

MU gift funds cancer research

Mizzou graduate Mark McAndrew gave the money to the University of Missouri to create the Frances T. McAndrew Endowed Chair in Oncology.


Related Topix: University of Missouri, Medicine

Bio IT World

Illumina to Support 'Companion Therapeutics' in Oncology

Illumina today announced a series of collaborations with large pharmaceutical companies, to participate in patient stratification for the development of new cancer drugs by offering a multi-gene panel that covers key cancer mutations.


Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration


Project Data Sphere, LLC Appoints Dr. Kald Abdallah, Chief Project Data Sphere Officer

Project Data Sphere, LLC has appointed Kald Abdallah, MD, PhD as Chief Project Data Sphere Officer , charging him with continuing the rapid development of which is providing broad access to cancer research databases, enabling unprecedented research collaboration to solve complex scientific problems.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health

NMMC, cancer docs create partnership

Buy at North Mississippi Hematology and Oncology, including longtime oncology nurse Nan Francis, from left, oncologist Dr. Julian Hill and Nurse Practitioner Ashley Gilliland are joining forces with the NMMC oncology services, which are led by Beth Bryant.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hematology, Gloster, MS, Tupelo, MS

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Mannan Pharmaceuticals LLC establishing research and development operations in Greenville County

Mannan plans to expand its research and development team to create up to 34 new positions over the next several years.


Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Greenville, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors


CDH Proton Center Medical Director Named Fellow Of American Society For Radiation Oncology

ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, dedicated to improving patient care.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Rutgers University, Surgery, Nursing

What 'Chasing Life,' On ABC Family, Gets Right (and Wrong) About Cancer Treatment

I'm a writer and physician. Earlier in my career I practiced oncology and hematology.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Hematology, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer

Curt Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer: His oncologist agrees

Curt Schilling, the former Major League Baseball pitcher, blamed three decades of chewing tobacco use for his mouth cancer, he told WEEI radio in Boston Wednesday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oral Cancer, Curt Schilling

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Certain Seniors Advised Against Cancer Screenings

Cancer screenings can help people detect early signs of the disease or put their minds at ease if no trace of cancer is found.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health

Business Wire

Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches First Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing Oncology Quality Control

The AcroMetrix Oncology Hotspot Control provides a common quality control material that can be used across laboratories with different NGS instrument platforms, assays and bioinformatics pipelines to test precision and detect analytical deviations that may arise from reagent and instrument variation.


Related Topix: Medicine, Blue Spark Technologies, MultiCare Health System, Excelerate Labs, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Compass Labs