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3 hrs ago | Downtown Phoenix Journal

Scientific Curiosities: Eight Choices for Summer Reading

Escape the sticky days of July with adventures in the intriguing world of science - find self-healing concrete, sort through America's largest export , and discover the plump, ambling, nearly indestructible waterbear.


Related Topix: Medicine

7 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Doctor: Ex-Atlanta schools head can't endure trial

A doctor says Atlanta's former school superintendent can't endure a trial in the system's test cheating case due to her health.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Medicine

10 hrs ago | Science Daily

New drug active against most aggressive type of lung cancer cells

A new drug could prove useful in treating small cell lung cancer -- the most aggressive form of lung cancer, researchers report.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bendigo Advertiser

Prabhakar brings skills to Bendigo cancer centre

The Central Victorian Medical Recruitment Taskforce worked diligently to create a sustainable medical workforce in central Victoria and the Bendigo Advertiser is helping to spread the word about the expertise available in Bendigo.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Physics, Science, Medicine

Mental Help Net

Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

But the risk is comparatively small, the researchers acknowledged. And several urologists not involved with the study said more research is needed to determine if the study findings are truly accurate.


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Urology, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY

The Oregon Clinic Radiation Oncology Facilities Receive ACR...

Patients of The Oregon Clinic - Radiation Oncology can be certain they are receiving the highest level of care available in Portland.


Related Topix: Medicine, Oregon, Clackamas, OR

Medical News

NCRI: Broader age limits can allow more teenage patients to take part in cancer trials

Age limits on clinical trials need to be more flexible to allow more teenage cancer patients the chance to access new treatments, according to a report from the National Cancer Research Institute , published in the Lancet Oncology .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Business Journal

Former Merck exec to head Third Rock's immuno-oncology startup

Cancer immunotherapy biotech firm Jounce Therapeutics, the creation of Third Rock Ventures, has appointed a former vice president of biologics and vaccines as its first permanent CEO.


Related Topix: Medicine

Burnley Citizen

BATTLER: Brave East Lancs boy helping others to face cancer

Rieli Biggins, nine, underwent three years of chemotherapy to help overcome the acute lymphoblastic leukaemia he was diagnosed with at the age of three.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Hematology

Science Daily

Wake-up call for more research into cell metabolism

More scientific research into the metabolism of stromal support cells and immune cells -- and the role of the metabolism of these cell types in the development of diseases -- could open new therapeutic avenues for diabetes, inflammatory conditions and cancer, scientists conclude.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Nutrition

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Science Daily

MyChart use skyrocketing among cancer patients

There has been a sharp increase in the number of cancer patients at one hospital using MyChart, the online, interactive service that allows patients to view laboratory and radiology results, communicate with their healthcare providers, and more.


Related Topix: Medicine

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women

The drug exemestane worked slightly better than the drug tamoxifen at preventing a recurrence of breast cancer in certain premenopausal women, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Duarte, CA

WLUC-TV Negaunee

New look for the Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital's Oncology Department

In March, Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital was on the verge of losing its Oncology Department.


Related Topix: Medicine, Escanaba, MI

Baltimore Jewish Times

GBMC Appoints Director of Oncology Services

Michael W. Stein, MHSA, CMPE, was named as executive director of oncology services at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.


Related Topix: Medicine, LifeBridge Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

The Unexpected Side Effects of Chemotherapy Treatment

For nearly five months now, my dog Cardiff has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma.


Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Medicine, Vincristine (generic), Oncovin, Vincasar, Doxorubicin (generic), Adriamycin, Doxil, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone

ZIOPHARM Oncology Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks

They currently have a $3.80 price target on the stock. Zacks 's price target suggests a potential upside of 6.15% from the stock's previous close.


Related Topix: Biotech, Startups, Medicine, ZIOPHARM Oncology, Zio

Los Angeles Times

Keck Medicine pushing into O.C. with oncology network acquisition

Keck Medicine of USC has acquired an oncology business as part of an expansion into Orange County.


Related Topix: Medicine, Orange County, CA, Hematology, Newport Beach, CA

CBS Local

UPMC Doctor: Fight Cancer Through Eating Well

The reasons for eating a healthy diet are obvious but have you ever thought about the relationship your diet has to cancer? One doctor think there is a strong link and hopes that people change their minds about that link in the next few years.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Health, Breast Cancer


Threshold Announces Initiation Of Dosing With TH-302/Bortezomib In...

Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that dosing has started in the final stage of an ongoing Phase 1/2 trial of its investigational hypoxia-activated prodrug, TH-302, in combination with the proteasome inhibitor bortezomib and low-dose dexamethasone in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma, a cancer of the bone marrow.


Related Topix: Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Startups, Cancer, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

Roswell Park-led team identifies mechanism of chemotherapy resistance in inflammatory breast cancer

Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute have identified a mechanism of breast cancer cells that leads to chemotherapy resistance in inflammatory breast cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer