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29 min ago | Salisbury Journal

A 160m boost for Cancer Drugs Fund

Thousands more cancer patients in England will be offered vital treatments in a A 160 million boost to the Cancer Drugs Fund , the Department of Health said today.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer

2 hrs ago |

Cancer patients are more likely to suffer from major depression, figures show

Large numbers of cancer patients suffer from major depression and in the vast majority of cases their mental anguish is being overlooked or ignored, a study has found.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Depression, Nursing, Lung Cancer

4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Medical Affairs Reputations in Oncology: Oncologists Rate Key Products and Companies

As the oncology drug market continues to face significant road bumps in terms of development costs and pricing requirements, the role of Medical Affairs teams working with oncologists becomes ever more critical.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

8 hrs ago | The Ephrata Review

Breast cancer patient helping others

At this time last year, Vicki Wilson of Lititz had completed six months of chemotherapy for breast cancer and was preparing for a grueling regimen of 34 radiation therapy treatments.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Lititz, PA, Ephrata, PA, Opinion

11 hrs ago | OUPblog

Aspirin the wonder drug: some food for thought

So far it has been an unusually warm and sunny summer in the United Kingdom, but unfortunately this clement weather has not been matched by the news coverage of world events, which for months has been overcast and stormy as war and tragedy have stalked Europe and the Middle East.


Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Stroke, Heart Attack, Health

15 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

With An Iffy Non-Oncology Pipeline, Roche Pays Up For InterMune

Roche comes out on top in what was rumored to be a multi-party bidding process for InterMune, agreeing to pay over $8 billion for the developer of Esbriet .


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, InterMune, Startups, BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

MMC cancer center hits high mark with accreditation of cancer-treatment programs

Sun-News Oncology pharmacist Marina Patterson mixes chemotherapy medication at Memorial Medical Center Cancer Center in Las Cruces on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Las Cruces, NM, Surgery, Ovarian Cancer

Science Daily

RNA sequence could help doctors to tailor unique prostate cancer treatment programs

Sequencing RNA, not just DNA, could help doctors predict how prostate cancer tumors will respond to treatment, according to research.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer

PhysOrg Weblog

New tool to probe cancer's molecular make-up

Scientists have shown how to better identify and measure vital molecules that control cell behaviour - paving the way for improved tools for diagnosis, prediction and monitoring of cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Biology, Science, Lung Cancer, bladder cancer

Annals Of Internal Medicine

My Kind of Medicine

Current Occupation: Director of Clinical Research Director of Plasma Cell Disorders Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Levine Cancer Institute Charlotte, North Carolina Cancer-one of the most emotionally-charged words in the English language-is a frightening diagnosis and a debilitating disease.


Related Topix: North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Medicine, Hematology, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences

JMP Securities Initiates Coverage on Loxo Oncology

The firm set an "outperform" rating on the stock. Loxo Oncology opened at 13.05 on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Medicine

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Healthcare assistant to skydive for cancer charity after terminal diagnosis

Sky diving team Alison Bartlett, Terri-Ann Baker, Sue Downs and Paul Camilleri who are raising money for the haematology and oncology department at Peterborough City Hospital.


Related Topix: Hematology, Medicine, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Health, Breast Cancer

Mon Aug 25, 2014


APHON Celebrates 5th Annual Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day

Chicago : The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses is pleased to celebrate the 5th annual Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day on September 8, 2014.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Hematology

Seeking Alpha

Celldex Offers A Broad Portfolio Of Oncology Solutions

Celldex' ACT-IV pivotal Phase III trial is fast approaching complete enrollment and will now read out in advance of Northwest Biotherapeutics DCVax-L registration study.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Biotech, Avant Immunotherapeutics, Healthcare Industry, Hampton, NJ

Science Daily

Predicting aggressive lymphoma

A new statistical genetic analysis can detect when lymphoma will be aggressive, researchers report, thereby, allowing treatment to be initiated in time.


Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Norway, Europe, World News

Business Journal

Lovelace partners with Hematology Oncology Associates of New Mexico

Lovelace Health System will partner with Hematology Oncology Associates of New Mexico as it works to fill gaps in its cancer treatment program.


Related Topix: Medicine


Northeastern Nevada Radiation Oncology Center to be Built in Elko, Nevada

Dr. Douglas Debenham, board certified radiation oncologist, has announced plans to build a new radiation oncology center in Elko, Nevada this year.


Related Topix: Elko, NV, Medicine, Cancer, Health

Capital Weekly

Waldo County Ride for Oncology is Sept. 7

Motorcycle riders, mark your calendar! On Sunday, Sept. 7, Waldo County General Hospital will be sponsoring the third annual Waldo County Ride for Oncology.


Related Topix: Waldo County, ME, Medicine


Advaxis, Merck to test immune therapies against prostate cancer

Advaxis Inc on Monday said it will test an experimental immuno-oncology drug in combination with a high-profile immunotherapy from Merck & Co Inc as a treatment for patients with advanced prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Prostate Cancer, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Sun Aug 24, 2014



When Niki Quasney felt a piercing pain in her ribcage in March, the oncologist treating her advanced ovarian cancer told her to get to an emergency room immediately.


Related Topix: Medicine, Ovarian Cancer, Health, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News