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3 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz beachgoers react to U.S. surgeon general warning about tanning

Maia Matteson and Kelly Geerdes, vacationing from Colorado, slap on the Hawaiian Tropic suntan lotion Tuesday overlooking Cowell Beach.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Sundown, Bullfrog, Sunscreens (generic), Medicine, Cancer, Health, Skin Cancer

6 hrs ago | Medical News

EMD Serono begins MSB0010718C Phase II study in mMCC patients

EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the initiation of an international Phase II study designed to assess the efficacy and safety of MSB0010718C, an investigational fully human IgG1 monoclonal antibody that binds to programmed death-ligand 1 .


Related Topix: World News, Germany, Medicine

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

RTP's CivaTech Oncology raises $1.5M

Research Triangle Park's CivaTech Oncology raised $1.5 million in a new round and doubled the target for this latest round to $2 million.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Prostate Cancer

13 hrs ago |

It's Not Just About Survival: Why Some Breast Cancer Patients Opt For Surgery on Both Sides

Years ago, journalists who had breast cancer fought with words to inform other women with breast cancer that, in many cases, they didn't need a mastectomy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Journalism, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Genetics, Healthcare Industry

15 hrs ago | Newswise

Loyola Named to Becker's List of '100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs'

Becker's Hospital Review has named Loyola University Medical Center to its 2014 edition of "100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs," a compilation of organizations that are leading the way in quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research.


Related Topix: Nursing

19 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Pfizer beats forecasts as oncology drugs grow

Pfizer Inc , which in May officially abandoned its bid to buy British rival AstraZeneca Plc, reported higher-than-expected second-quarter revenue, helped by growing demand for its cancer medicines.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

19 hrs ago | Reuters

Pfizer beats forecasts as oncology drugs grow

Pfizer Inc, which in May officially abandoned its bid to buy British rival AstraZeneca Plc, reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings, helped by growing sales of its cancer medicines.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

22 hrs ago | Doncaster Free Press

Expert weighs up new breast cancer therapy

A Sheffield cancer expert has given a cautious welcome to a new breast cancer treatment which promises to replace long radiotherapy sessions with a single, targeted shot.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Yesterday | Observer

WCA Hospital earns distinguished American College of Radiology accreditation

WCA Hospital officials announ-ced the hospital has been awarded a three-year term of reaccreditation in Posi-tron Emission Tomography as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology.


Related Topix: Radiology, Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBS Local

Health: Cancer Hiding In Your Photos?

A photograph that looks totally fine could reveal a potentially deadly cancer. It's a tiny white spot in the eye, that most people wouldn't even notice.


Related Topix: Medicine, Retinoblastoma, Health

Statesboro Herald

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - 'You have cancer' changes your priorities

Today, 12 years ago, my life's priorities changed dramatically when my wife's doctor uttered three words, "you have cancer."


Related Topix: Medicine, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

Hispanic Business

Champions Oncology, Inc. - 10-K - Management's Discussion and...

You should read the following discussion and analysis together with our consolidated financial statements and the related notes included elsewhere in this Annual Report on Form 10-K.


Related Topix: Medicine

KUOW-FM Seattle

What Are Scorpion Venom And Brain Tumors Doing In A Lab Together?

After removing a tumor, surgeons are confronted with an unfortunate reality: they can't be sure they got it all.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Washington, Cancer, Health

Lymphoma Info

FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica to Include CLL Patients with 17p Deletion

Well ahead of schedule, the US Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Imbruvica to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who carry a deletion in chromosome 17 , associated with poor responses to standard treatment for CLL.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Healthcare Law, Law, Leukemia, Health, Medicine, Hematology

BioMed Central

Organizing medical oncology care at a regional level and its...

One of the main measures of the French national cancer plan is to encourage physicians to work collectively, and to minimize territorial inequities in access to care by rethinking the geographical distribution of oncologists.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Medical News

Endoscopic resection not always best for localized, early-stage esophageal cancer: Study

A new study, published in the July, 2014, issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute by Northwestern Medicine- researchers, sheds new light on the risks associated with the growing popularity of endoscopic resection in the treatment of localized, early-stage esophageal cancer .


Related Topix: Esophageal Cancer, Health, Medicine, Surgery

Hispanic Business

Varian Medical Systems' FullScale Oncology IT Data Hosting Solution...

FullScale deployments take advantage of virtualization and cloud technologies to deploy Varian software -- both the ARIA oncology information system and Eclipse treatment planning -- centrally, in a way that is flexible, scalable, and widely accessible.


Related Topix: Varian, Startups, Varian Medical Systems, Medicine, Cancer, Health

The Item Extra

Making hats to help those with cancer

A large donation of warm hats is heading to cancer patients, thanks to knitters and crocheters based at the United Church of Clinton.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Clinton, MA, Medicine, Worcester, MA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Many local patients still turn elsewhere for care

Often they left their Dunmore home at about 4:30 a.m., with Kelcey in the back seat and enough clothes for the weeklong hotel stay.


Related Topix: Dunmore, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Medicine, Lymphoma, Health, Lackawanna County, PA

The News-Star

Data: Shreveport specialist collected largest individual share of La. Medicare payments in '12

Hematolgist/oncologist Manish Dhawan's Medicare payments totaled slightly more than $5 million that year, according to data the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid released earlier this year.


Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Medicine, Bossier City, LA, Hematology