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2 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Group donates $90,000 for cancer research after 113 kilometre Arctic trek

Edna Elias, Commissioner of Nunavut stands proud, wearing her pink sealskin ribbon as she revealed a $90,000 donation to the Cross Cancer Institute for breast cancer research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

6 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

UT Medical Center holding 7th annual Man Run for prostate cancer research

Bob Spining is getting his laps in, ready to take part in the Man Run. He's a prostate cancer survivor.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Lenoir City, TN, Loudon, TN, Knoxville, TN

10 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

Oncologist pay and chemotherapy: Buy and bill needs to stop

In George Eliot's 1874 novel " Middlemarch ," an idealistic young doctor named Tertius Lydgate questions the ethics of fellow physicians who make handsome profits prescribing and dispensing their own remedies to the townsfolk.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare

11 hrs ago | Newms360.com

Oncology group merging with NMMC system

The arrangement will allow NMMC and the cancer physicians to restructure, expand and add services to the state's largest hematology and oncology program, according to a press release.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hematology

15 hrs ago | Fox News

Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Medicine, Prostate Cancer, Health, University of Connecticut

19 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

Charity run offers 'glowrific' good time

Want to have a glowing good time and raise money for a good cause while you're at it? NR Road Racing will hold a Glow in the Night 5k Run/Walk at Kensington Metropark at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, to help support Five Points of Hope Cancer Care Fund, a Milford-based non-profit organization providing monetary grants to individuals diagnosed with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Non-Profit, Lymphoma, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Michigan

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cornish Guardian

Cancer drug 'is incredible and it would be great if it was...

Breast cancer patient Jude Small, who was treated with 'miracle' drug TDMI, at home in Truro with her daughter Lizzie, who she will see start school in September.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Daily Herald

Northwestern Medicine Expands Cancer Care in Lake County

Northwestern Medicine has expanded cancer care in Lake County with the addition of medical hematology oncologists Neal Christiansen, MD, and Valerie Nelson, MD, MBA, who will see patients and provide oncology services at Lake Forest Hospital and the Grayslake Cancer Center as part of Northwestern Medical Group .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lake County, IL, Hematology, Cancer, Health, Grayslake, IL, Nursing

Science Daily

Myc inhibition an effective therapeutic strategy against most aggressive brain tumors

Research led by the Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology evidence the most conclusive preclinical results to-date validating Myc inhibition as a therapeutic strategy in glioma -- a highly agressive tumor type that notoriously outsmarts current anti-cancer therapies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Biology, Science

The Washington Post

Chugai Rises by Limit After Roche Said to Be in Buyout Talks

Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. jumped by the most in four decades after parent Roche Holding AG was said to be in buyout talks with the Japanese drugmaker.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Lung Cancer, Business News

Daily Kos

Update on Unit Zero

It's about a month and a half since the end of Unit Zero's chemo and radiation. I thought you might like another update.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids

Bangor Daily News

10th Annual EMMC Auxiliary Kitchen Tour

Saturday, September 27, promises to be an afternoon of food, fun and fabulous kitchens as the EMMC Auxiliary presents its 10th annual Kitchen Tour.

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Related Topix: Brewer, ME, Bangor, ME, Orono, ME, Medicine, Hematology

Sun Aug 17, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Oncologist Thomas Rakowski on what new cancer treatment is proving effective

When Dr. Thomas Rakowski was completing his internship at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in the late '70s - what he calls "back in the Dark Ages of medicine" - curative treatments for malignant diseases were just starting to come to the forefront.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Testicular Cancer, Hematology, Breast Cancer

Daily Echo

Tragic death of mum who beat cancer

After six months of intensive treatment, the 30-year-old from Southampton was looking forward to getting her normal family life back and was busy making plans for her son's first birthday.

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

New York Daily News

Daily Checkup: SBRT for lung and liver cancers

Dr. Kenneth Rosenzweig is the chair of the department of radiation oncology at Mount Sinai and a specialist in treating lung, liver and spinal cancers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Liver Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer

The Lebanon Daily News

Cancer survivors gather to celebrate, share stories

Cancer survivors and sisters-in-law Betsy Wolfe, left, of Lebanon and Ann Smith of Rexmont talk at the survivor luncheon held at the Prescott Banquet Hall.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, Rexmont, PA, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Cornwall, PA

The Doings Weekly

Biz Notes: Northfield resident wins community service award

The award secures a $15,000 grant for the nonprofit the representative supports.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Northfield Laboratories, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Non-Profit

Pontefract and Castleford Express

Brave Jill finishes cycling challenge

Jill Hirst, 54, cycled 140 miles, in five days, along the coast to coast cycle route from Whitehaven to Sunderland, to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Care.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Republican Journal

Third annual Waldo County Ride for Oncology 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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Newindpress

Men too Prone to Breast Cancer

NEW DELHI: Last November, Kunal Makhija noticed a small swelling in his left breast.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, World News, India,

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