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  1. Nuts! Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | HON

    Colon cancer patients might improve their chances of survival if they eat nuts along with an overall healthy diet and regular exercise, two new studies report. In a seven-year study, patients successfully treated for stage 3 colon cancer who ate at least 2 ounces of nuts a week had a 42 percent lower chance of their cancer coming back and a 57 percent lower risk of dying from the disease.


  2. Certain nuts may help ward off return of colon cancer: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Channelnewsasia.com

    WASHINGTON: Eating certain kinds of tree nuts, such as almonds, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts and cashews, has been linked to a dramatically lower risk of colon cancer recurrence, researchers said Wednesday . The observational study involved 826 patients who had undergone treatment for stage III colon cancer, typically including surgery and chemotherapy.


  3. A nut-filled diet could dramatically lower the risk of colon cancer recurrenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A diet that includes nuts could have a dramatic impact on a person's chance of colon cancer recurrence, an observational study found. Researchers found that among people in the study who had stage 3 colon cancer and ate 2 ounces or more nuts or more per week - about 19% of the 826 patients - there was a 46% lower chance of cancer recurrence than among participants who ate fewer than 2 ounces of nuts per week.


  4. Obamacare Helped Americans Detect Cancer EarlierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Bloomberg

    The number of Americans whose cancers were diagnosed at the earliest stage, when it's most likely to be cured, increased after Obamacare went into effect and more citizens had access to health insurance, a new study found. While the effect was small, the study found that a higher proportion of new breast, lung and colorectal tumors were detected at stage 1 in 2014 compared with a year earlier.


  5. Eating tree nuts may cut risk that colon cancer will return -studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Reuters

    Colon cancer survivors who ate at least two ounces of tree nuts a week - roughly 48 almonds or 36 cashews - were significantly less likely to have their cancer return or to die from their cancer than those who did not eat nuts, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday. The finding by Dr. Temidayo Fadelu of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and colleagues is the latest to suggest a health benefit from nut consumption.


  6. Donate Blood to Save a Life: The AAMA Hosts its 3rd Annual Blood Drive at the ACECRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Groong

    April 9 marked the third annual Blood Drive of the Armenian American Medical Association of the Greater Boston Area in commemoration of the 102 nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The event took place in and was co-sponsored by the Armenian Cultural and Education Center in Watertown, Mass.


  7. Scientists get closer to making personalized blood cells by using patients' own stem cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Los Angeles Times

    Human blood cells grown from induced pluripotent stem cells. New techniques described in the journal Nature could make it possible for doctors to treat cancer patients with their own cells.


  8. Actinium Pharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of Hematology Expert...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 17 | World News Report

    Dr. Stone is a world renowned physician with extensive research and clinical experience focused on refractory leukemia patients and advanced myeloproliferative disorders Actinium's Scientific Advisory Board contributes to the development of Iomab-B, Actinium's Phase 3 drug candidate intended to facilitate bone marrow transplants / EIN News / -- NEW YORK, May 17, 2017 -- Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical Company developing innovative targeted payload immunotherapeutics for the treatment of advanced cancers, announced today that Dr. Richard Stone, Chief of Staff and Program Director, Acute Leukemia at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School has joined the Company's Scientific Advisory Board .


  9. Conjugate drug extends survival in patients with advanced HER2-positive breast cancer, trial showsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 16 | PressReleasePoint

    Women with HER2-positive breast cancer that worsened after previous treatment, survived significantly longer, on average, with a combination antibody/chemotherapy drug than with other treatments, an international phase 3 clinical trial led by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and in Belgium has found. The results, reported online today by The Lancet Oncology , solidify the role of the combination drug, trastuzumab emtansine, in treating this group of patients, the study authors say.


  10. U.S. women with triple-negative breast cancer treated with...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 16 | PressReleasePoint

    Women in the United States with triple-negative breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant therapy are much more likely to choose mastectomies over breast-conserving lumpectomy treatments than are women in Europe and Asia, according to researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The findings were released online today ahead of the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago, June 2-6, 2017.


  11. Trump believes some amazingly false things about exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | SFGate

    Atmosphere at the Palm Beach Fashion Week Opening Night Gala At Mar-A-Lago February 29, 2008 in Palm Beach, Florida. Atmosphere at the Palm Beach Fashion Week Opening Night Gala At Mar-A-Lago February 29, 2008 in Palm Beach, Florida.


  12. This year's Kids' Ride set for June 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | SouthCoastToday.com

    MIDDLEBORO - This spring, The Cranberry Country Pan-Mass Challenge Kids Ride will be one of 38 PMC Kids Rides throughout New England and beyond. In 2016, the PMC Kids Rides program attracted more than 4,000 young cyclists.  They raised more than $723,000 for patient care and cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute .


  13. A nice ride for heavy hittersRead the original story

    Sunday May 14 | World News Report

    Folks clad in cocktail attire flocked to the InterContinental Boston hotel for the Pan-Mass Challenge's Heavy Hitter Gala. After 38 years of fundraising for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the bike-a-thon nonprofit is still cranking, attracting high rollers from Boston and beyond.


  14. Tee to Green: McMahon expanding golf programRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 13 | Berkshire Eagle

    After being based at the Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort for the past five years, Kay McMahon's eduKaytiongolf is now providing its golf instruction at three different locations in the Berkshires and beyond. The indoor facility adjacent to the driving range that McMahon had used in the winter was no longer available, so it was time to move on.


  15. First Sandwich PMC Kids Ride Exceeds Fundraising GoalsRead the original story

    Saturday May 13 | Falmouth Enterprise

    Bicyclists start the PMC Kids Ride, the first ever in Sandwich, leaving from the Sandwich Marina on Saturday morning, May 13. 12-year-old Gabriel Holmes of Brookline helps his 5-year-old sister, Lauren Holmes with her helmet before the first ever PMC Kids Ride in Sandwich on Saturday morning, May 13. Nathan Cataldo, 4 1/2, and his mother, Emily Cataldo of Sandwich, at the Sandwich Marina for the first ever PMC Kids Ride on Saturday morning, May 13. Riders in the first ever PMC Kids Ride in Sandwich pose for a group photo with pedal partner Casey Fitzgerald at the Sandwich Marina before the ride on Saturday morning, May 13. Diana Fitzgerald of Mashpee, mother of 15-year-old PMC Kids Ride Pedal Partner Casey Fitzgerald, thanks riders at the Sandwich Marina on Saturday morning, May 13, before the PMC Kids Ride to raise money for cancer research and treatment.


  16. UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 13 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    Britain's National Cyber Security Center says teams are working "round the clock" to restore hospital computer systems after a global cyberattack that hit dozens of countries forced British hospitals to cancel and delay treatment for patients. The attack, which locked up computers and held users' files for ransom, was believed the biggest of its kind ever recorded.


  17. The Nation's Largest All-You-Can Eat Ice Cream Festival Returns June...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | PRWeb

    The 35th annual Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl , presented by Valvoline Instant Oil Change SM, will take place at Boston's City Hall Plaza on June 6, 7 and 8 from noon to 8 p.m. Dozens of flavors will be served by top ice cream and frozen yogurt companies in the nation's largest all-you-can-eat ice cream festival. All proceeds support adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.


  18. Four charities moved their galas from Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club Four...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | WSOCTV

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  19. Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    Four charities will not return to host their annual fundraising galas at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club in the coming social season, the Palm Beach Daily News reported. >> Read more trending news Boston-based Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Friday released the details of its 2018 event, which will be held at the Breakers.


  20. Sinai Hospital taps one of its own as presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | The Baltimore Sun

    His wife, mother-in-law and five of his six children were born at Sinai and he did his medical training at the hospital. He's also served in a number of roles there, including as a practicing OB/GYN.