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38 min ago | Hindustan Times

UK to adopt Indianorigin experts breast cancer treatment

A pioneering breast cancer treatment developed by noted Indian-origin expert Jayant Vaidya is to be adopted and offered to patients by Britain's National Health Service , providing relief to thousands of patients from gruelling post-operation radiotherapy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

4 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Teenage cancer survivor will take part in neuroblastoma research at MD Anderson

Lauren Bendesky, a 17-year-old rising high school senior, will be traveling from her home state of Florida to Houston to participate in an internship with pediatric oncology researchers at MD Anderson.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Medicine

8 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Research Rock-Star: Oxford Scientist Analyses...

When most scientists discuss string theory , they aren't referring to the physics behind the distinctive lead guitar techniques of Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix, but that's exactly what one Oxford University researcher examines in a new PLOS ONE study.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Medicine

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Camp offers freedom for kids with medical conditionsCamp offers...

Four young boys sit at a table inside of a cabin discussing the best way to inject medication into their arm.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Clarksville, OH

Medical News Today

UPMC-developed test increases odds of correct surgery for thyroid cancer patients

The routine use of a molecular testing panel developed at UPMC greatly increases the likelihood of performing the correct initial surgery for patients with thyroid nodules and cancer , report researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute , partner with UPMC CancerCenter.


Related Topix: Thyroid Cancer, Health, University of Pittsburgh, Medicine

The Arizona Republic

Canine cancer fund helps cover Valley dog's treatment

What wouldn't you do to save your K-9's life? For one valley pet owner, she says she will do anything.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer


Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds

Although cervical cancers are declining in the United States and Canada, other cancers linked to human papillomavirus are increasing, a new study indicates.


Related Topix: HPV, Health, Medicine, Vaccinations

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

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

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

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