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3 hrs ago | CBC News

New techniques helping curb advanced melanoma

Melanoma, a preventable skin cancer, is one of the most deadly forms of the disease if it is not found early.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer

3 hrs ago | ABC News

14-year-old childhood cancer campaigner Erin Griffin dies in Adelaide

A 14-year-old girl who campaigned to raise awareness about childhood cancer has died after making history through her participation in a gene therapy trial.


Related Topix: Medicine

3 hrs ago | PE Hub

Juno shows life science startups can be unicorns, too: VCJ

Life science startups, on the other hand, take years just to launch trials, and there's always a shortage of willing investors.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Medicine

6 hrs ago | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Cancer Services, Boudoir Noir partner for class on cancer and sexual intimacy

"The Big 'O' and the Big 'C': Intimacy and Cancer" is a free, 90-minute class for couples and individuals affected by cancer who are seeking education on ways to experience sexual intimacy and improve communication during or after chemotherapy, radiation, surgery or other cancer treatment.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Allen County, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Human Sexuality

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Laughter Proves to be Best Medicine for Local Cancer Patient

Photo caption: Staff from the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital pose with cancer patient Mike Chlebek.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, University of Chicago, Prostate Cancer, New Lenox, IL

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

DCIS of the Breast

In Australia, 38 women every day are diagnosed with breast cancer and four of these with DCIS of the breast.


Related Topix: Medicine

WDUN-AM Gainesville

NGMC, other Ga. hospitals to benefit from NCI grants

Northeast Georgia Medical Center and other Georgia hospitals will benefit from grants recently awarded by the National Cancer Institute.


Related Topix: Georgia, Medicine, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Lower Allen man's battle against esophageal cancer underscores importance of not ignoring symptoms

Sisters Irie Graeser, 5, left, and Marley Graeser, 2, love spending time with their grandpa, Ron Keefer.


Related Topix: Esophageal Cancer, Health, Lower Allen, PA, Pancreatic Cancer, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer

Vanessa Hudgens Surprises Fan At Prom

Actress Vanessa Hudgens gave a teenage cancer sufferer a prom to remember on Thursday by making a surprise appearance at his high school dance.


Related Topix: Spring Breakers, Vanessa Hudgens, Medicine, Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, High School Musical, Musical Movies

Hispanic Business

Funding Available for Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence

This funding opportunity uses the U54 research grant mechanism. There is no award amount specified for this funding opportunity.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Medicine

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Advocate

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Thompson, who was vice president, will remain in the company's New Orleans offices and will continue to manage WFG National Title's agency operations in Louisiana and Mississippi.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Louisiana, Covington, LA, Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA

Lewistown Sentinel

Nurse's family takes in cancer patient and son

Tricia Somers, formerly of Harrisburg, sat in her hospital room after learning she had terminal cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, McAlisterville, PA, Pinnacle Health System, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Marin Independent Journal

Cancer gets personal for Marin oncologist

Dr. Peter Eisenberg talks to a patient in the exam room on Wednesday in Greenbrae.


Related Topix: Medicine, Greenbrae, CA, Thyroid Cancer, Health, San Anselmo, CA


AJMC Series Finds Positive Spin-offs for Cancer Care From New Jersey's Higher Education Overhaul

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Medicine, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Rowan University, Camden, NJ

Cape Gazette

Hospice medical director to speak at HPNA meeting Sept. 8 at Christiana Hospital

The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association will hold a meeting starting at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept.


Related Topix: Palliative Care, Medicine, Nursing

Medical News

UT Southwestern faculty awarded CPRIT grants to combat cancer

UT Southwestern Medical Center faculty have received 19 grants totaling more than $26 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to expand cancer screenings, investigate the effectiveness and viability for cancer therapies and radiation treatments, conduct research into cancer biology, and recruitment.


Related Topix: Texas, Biology, Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brandeis University, UC San Francisco, Medicine

Medical News Today

New ESC registries launched on cardiac oncology and ACS

New ESC registries are being launched on cardiac oncology and acute coronary syndromes .


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBS Local

Just In Time For Made In America, Young Cancer Patient At CHOP Covers ...

Jay Z's Made in America Festival is hitting Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend, and a young cancer patient has high hopes of meeting the rap star.


Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Philadelphia, PA, Medicine

Hispanically Speaking

Cuban Cancer Patients Suffer More From U.S. Embargo

Cuba is facing difficulties getting medications and technology to treat children with cancer due to the U.S. economic embargo, state-run media said Thursday, citing an official with the pediatric service of the National Oncology and Radiobiology Institute.


Related Topix: Medicine

U of A scientist puts a finger on cancer cell 'tentacles'

A University of Alberta research group injected fluorescent cancer cells into the bloodstream of test modules, then used high-resolution, time-lapse imaging to see what happens to them.


Related Topix: Medicine