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  1. Jackie Roorda, of Poole and Blandford, she died of breast cancer near Calgary, Canada, in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Bournemouth Echo

    A LEADING light in the Blandford Forum community, Jackie Roorda , died on November 27 in Canada, aged 52, following a four-year illness with breast cancer. She was one of the key members of Blandford's Georgian Fayre committee and played a pivotal role in the running of the event for over 18 years.

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  2. Snow Ball raises 17,000 for Worcester's breast unitRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Evesham Journal

    BELIEVE: Friends Susie Coleman and Kate Butler of Breast Unit Events hit the right note at the ball as they sing their song, 'Don't Stop Believing'. PASSIONATE: Breast cancer survivors Susie Coleman and and Kate Butler have never given up the fight for the breast unit.

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  3. Roche Scraps Alzheimer's Drug Trial on Disappointing ResultsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    ... 5 percent to 274.20 Swiss francs. The company also reported today that another trial combining two of its breast cancer drugs failed. The failure of the Alzheimer's trial is "not a huge surprise" because it was using an approach that hasn't worked ...

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  4. Roche Drug Combination Shows No Added Benefit in CancerRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    ... expensive acquisitions, he said. All three drugs -- Kadcyla, Perjeta and Herceptin -- are approved to treat breast cancer in patients who have a genetic mutation that results in cells producing too much of a protein known as HER2. That ...

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  5. Double blow for Roche as studies failRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | RTE.ie

    Roche said today it would discontinue a late-stage study of an experimental Alzheimer's drug after it failed to prove effective, underlining the difficulty of treating the memory-robbing disease. The Swiss drugmaker also said a breast cancer trial had failed to demonstrate the benefit of adding its new drug Kadcyla to treatment programmes.

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  6. Anti-Cancer Agent "Xeloda A " Application for Approval of...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | PressReleasePoint

    ... "XelodaA ). In Japan, XelodaA is currently marketed for these indications of "inoperable or recurrent breast cancer," "postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy for colon cancer," "advanced or refractory colorectal cancer, which is not amenable to ...

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  7. More problems at Eastern Health lab, audit showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | CBC News

    ... prior issues with a testing scandal that resulted in a provincial inquiry. She was one of the patients whose breast cancer tests went wrong. Those errors resulted in the Cameron Inquiry, which concluded poor lab training and procedures prevented ...

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  8. Tribunal rules Twyford doctor Julian Kenyon who exploited patients can keep jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Andover Advertiser

    ... about the treatment's supposed benefits to an undercover reporter who posed as the husband of a woman with breast cancer. Ben Fitzgerald, for the General Medical Council, had called for the doctor to be suspended, but MPTS panel chairman Dr Surendra ...

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  9. UPDATE 2-Double blow for Roche as Alzheimer's, breast cancer studies failRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Reuters

    Roche said on Friday it was ending a late-stage study of an experimental Alzheimer's drug after it failed to prove effective, underlining the difficulty of treating the memory-robbing disease. The Swiss drugmaker also said a breast cancer trial had failed to demonstrate the benefit of adding its new drug Kadcyla to treatment programmes, damaging its hopes of broadening sales in an commercial area it already dominates.

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  10. Twynholm woman in tribute to tragic sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Daily Record

    Margaret Currie has raised more than A 2,500 for Breakthrough Breast Cancer since she lost her sibling, Anne Galloway, to the illness in March last year. The charity honours people who have raised more than A 1,000 by listing them on a supporters' wall in their Edinburgh office and Margaret opted to have Anne's name put on the display.

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  11. UTSA, UTHSCSA researchers to jointly develop next-generation breast cancer treatment drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Medical News

    Stanton McHardy, associate professor of chemistry and director of the Center for Innovative Drug Discovery in The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Sciences, is partnering on a $1.9 million award to develop next-generation breast cancer treatment drugs. McHardy will collaborate with Rong Li, professor of molecular medicine in the Cancer Treatment Research Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio .

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  12. Genentech Provides Update on Phase III Marianne Study in People with...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Genentech, a member of the Roche Group , announced today top-line results of the Phase III MARIANNE study. The study evaluated three HER2-targeted regimens - Kadcyla plus Perjeta , Kadcyla alone, and Herceptin plus taxane chemotherapy - in people with previously untreated advanced HER2-positive breast cancer.

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  13. Roche drops Alzheimer's drug trial; mixed results in breast cancer studyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Reuters

    Swiss pharma group Roche said it would discontinue a late-stage study of investigational anti-amyloid medicine in pre-dementia Alzheimer's disease, following a pre-planned futility analysis and recommendation by the independent Data Monitoring Committee. The company also said a late-stage study in people with previously untreated advanced HER2-positive breast cancer showed three of its treatments helped people live without their disease worsening, meeting its non-inferiority endpoint.

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  14. Scientists and media are grossly misleading public on the influence of genes in human behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | NewsTarget.com

    ... were shown articles specifically about research into a particular gene and its effects on one of three traits: breast cancer, political ideology (liberal or conservative) or the tendency to go into debt. After viewing the material, participants were ...

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  15. Armune BioScience, Inc. (BIOC) - Medical Equipment - Deals and...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | PR-inside.com

    ... is used for development of lung cancer diagnostic and prognostic tests, and also used in application for a breast cancer diagnostic test. It uses genomics and proteomics in cancer to identifying specific sets of genes or proteins. Armune is ...

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  16. 'Holiday House' Provides Seasonal Splendor, Helps Breast Cancer FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | NY1

    There's a place on Manhattan's Upper East Side where you can enjoy the splendor of the holiday, luxurious interior design and help the fight against breast cancer all at one time. It's a mansion called "Holiday House," with rooms put together by some of the city's top interior designers.

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  17. Raising fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Westfield Republican

    Staff at FairPoint Communications in Westfield took time during the month of October to do some fundraising for Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation and Lily's Hope of Jamestown. The purpose of this fundraiser was to bring about awareness and support for breast cancer.

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  18. Karen Nolan: Extinguished lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | The Reporter

    ... as she served as an ambassador to the United Nations and abroad. And we admired her when she spoke up about breast cancer after her own diagnosis and subsequent mastectomy. Until then, it was a taboo subject, in part because it was deemed unseemly ...

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  19. Five innovators in final list for IMC awardRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newkerala.com

    'Jaipur Belt' which can reduce 80 percent load from the waist-spine of physical workers, and a cheap, painless and radiation-free test for detecting breast cancer, will compete for the Indian Merchants Chamber award 2014, an official said here Thursday. The other finalists have innovated Sohum, a safe medical device for mass screening of newborns to detect hearing loss, a low cost portable water purification system which can be fitted in pumps and taps to remove up to 98 percent arsenic and 99.99 percent bacteria from water, and a bio-organic plant nutrient with major benefits.

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  20. Durham drug developer sets game plan after $14M funderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Business Journal

    With investors committing $14 million, a Durham drug developer will work to develop a treatment for both prostate and breast cancer. Innocrin Pharmaceuticals, which recently spun out of Viamet, raised $8 million and has commitments for another $6 million from existing investors.

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