DanaFarber Cancer Institute Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Off-Label Communications to Inform Formulary ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The American Journal of Managed Care

    Joseph Alvarnas, MD: Let's add another layer to this. We talked about knowledge gaps - label gaps.

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  2. A drink a day tied to higher breast cancer risk, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Walta Information Centre

    Researchers have long known that having one too many cocktails might be associated with an increased risk of breast cancer . Now, a new report from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research reveals just how much of a risk daily drinking might pose for both premenopausal and postmenopausal women.

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  3. Bio-IT World Announces 2017 Best Of Show Award WinnersRead the original story

    May 24, 2017 | Bio IT World

    Bio-IT World announced the 2017 winners of the Best of Show Awards Program to a packed audience at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo . The awards program recognizes the best of the innovative product solutions for the life sciences industry on display at the Bio-IT World conference in Boston.

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  4. U.S. FDA panel backs Puma Biotech's breast cancer drugRead the original story

    May 24, 2017 | Reuters

    Puma Biotechnology Inc's experimental breast cancer drug reduces the risk of disease recurrence and should be approved, an advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded on Wednesday. The panel voted 12 to 4 in favor of the drug, neratinib, saying its benefits outweighed the risks, though panelists noted that the magnitude of the benefit was modest.

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  5. University of Kansas Cancer Center Partners with Dana-Farber Cancer ...Read the original story

    May 24, 2017 | Newswise

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The University of Kansas Cancer Center has announced that it will join a consortium with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, in collaboration with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society , to bring clinical trials testing innovative blood cancer therapies to Kansas City.

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  6. Family of late Valley Streamer fundraises for Fantasy DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | South Shore Record

    About 65 people attended a Runs for Ronnie fundraiser on April 23 to commemorate the life of a late-Valley Streamer and raise money in his name. "The fundraiser was a success," said Madeline Biegner-Lazzara, the event's organizer.

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  7. Sinkhole appears outside Trump's Florida getawayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    A small sinkhole has opened on the road just outside President Donald Trump 's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. The Palm Beach Post reports that the 4-foot-by-4-foot hole was discovered Monday in Palm Beach County just west of one the resort's entrances.

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  8. Are your drinking habits linked to breast cancer?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Drinking just one small glass of wine a day raises a womanA s risk of breast cancer a major report concludes. It means even following safe drinking guidelines of 14 units a week could be enough to endanger health The good news is that the report also revealed a way to decrease the risk of breast cancer: vigorous exercise .

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  9. A drink a day tied to higher breast cancer risk, report saysRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | Valley News Live

    Researchers have long known that having one too many cocktails might be associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. Now, a new report from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research reveals just how much of a risk daily drinking might pose for both premenopausal and postmenopausal women.

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  10. One Cancer Hospital Will Stop Paying the Trump OrganizationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Atlantic

    A voice boomed out of ballroom speakers as the crowd broke into applause and unleashed its phones to capture the moment . President Donald Trump had just burst into a gala at his Mar-a-Lago property, in a pendulous red tie, an American flag on his lapel.

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  11. Lack of access to transfusions limits hospice use by blood cancer patientsRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    A new survey finds that doctors would refer more patients with incurable blood cancers to hospice for end-of-life care if they could receive transfusions, which are generally not available because of hospice reimbursement policies. The findings help explain why patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and other hematologic malignancies - blood cancers - are less likely to receive hospice care at the end of life than are patients with solid tumors.

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  12. Young leukemia survivor celebrates with first pitchRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | Washington Times

    Then, one July day in 2012, Mary and her husband, Matt Alberty , discovered that life is not all state championships, rainbows and sunshine. Their 2-year-old son Nolan was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.

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  13. Small sinkhole opens outside Trump's Florida getaway clubRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A small sinkhole has opened on the road just outside President Donald Trump 's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. The Palm Beach Post reports that the 4-foot-by-4-foot hole was discovered Monday in Palm Beach County just west of one the resort's entrances.

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  14. High-dose vitamin D treatments may delay progression of metastatic colorectal cancerRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    In the first randomized, blinded trial to treat cancer patients with vitamin D, a multi-institutional effort led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers has shown that high doses of the vitamin may slow the progress of metastatic colorectal cancer. The study was released online ahead of the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago, June 2-6.

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  15. Study finds fewer blood cancer patients get hospice careRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | UPI

    A study by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute examined the cause for why hematologic oncologists refer their patients to hospice at significantly lower rates. Prior research has shown that blood cancer patients are less likely to enroll in hospice care compared to patients with solid cancers.

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  16. Judge ends home confinement for ex-speaker Salvatore DiMasiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Boston.com

    US District Court Senior Judge Mark Wolf Monday ended home detention for the former speaker who was convicted in 2011 of corruption charges. DiMasi was released from prison early because of extensive health problems.

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  17. Why fewer blood cancer patients receive hospice careRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    Research has shown that patients with blood cancers are less likely to enroll in hospice care than patients with solid cancers, and the findings from a national survey suggest that concerns about the adequacy of hospice may prevent blood cancer specialists from referring their patients. Published early online in CANCER , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings point to potential means of improving end-of-life care for patients with blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma.

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  18. Free program focuses on cancer survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | The Star Online

    Dover Foundation YMCA supports cancer survivors and their families through the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program.

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  19. Wilmington gears up to help fight cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    Families will have an opportunity Sunday to put their bikes in gear and help raise money for those battling cancer. The 12th annual Wilmington Pan-Mass Challenge Kids Ride will be held at the Boutwell Elementary School from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. "The big picture is that people should do it because it's a great event that's raising money for an outstanding cause and every penny that we raise goes straight to the Pan-Mass Challenge for the Dana-Farber ," said Sue Hendee, who has been the event's coordinator for the past 12 years.

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  20. To make America great again, fund science, Scripps Research grads toldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Biotech investor, philanthropist and TSRI board member Gerald Chan discusses the benefits of basic research and the need to keep investing. Biotech investor, philanthropist and TSRI board member Gerald Chan discusses the benefits of basic research and the need to keep investing.

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