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  1. New at 10: Keeping Patients Physically and Emotionally Strong During Cancer TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WSAW

    During a special Buddy Check 7 report, NewsChannel 7's Holly Chilsen explains how a new approach to treatment after a cancer diagnosis is helping patients stay strong both physically and emotionally. Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.

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  2. Prima Biomed (PBMD) Stock Spikes on European Regulatory Feedback for Breast Cancer DrugRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... positive advice from the European drug regulatory agency concerning the development of its lead metastatic breast cancer candidate IMP321. The European Medicines Agency (EMA), which is responsible for approving drugs used in the European Union, ...

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  3. Medical treatments benefit from the contribution of accelerator physics and engineeringRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... physics explains the links between these two seemingly disparate fields and explains how accelerators are used for cancer treatment. A significant amount of work is being invested into the development of smaller and lower cost machines to reduce the ...

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  4. Scientists Use Nanoparticles to Shut Down Mechanism that Drives Cancer GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology

    When scientists develop cancer therapies, they target the features that make the disease deadly: tumor growth, metastasis, recurrence and drug resistance. In epithelial cancers - cancers of the breast, ovaries, prostate, skin and bladder, which begin in the organs' lining - these processes are controlled by a genetic program called epithelial-mesenchymal transition.

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  5. Association between genetic condition, hormonal factors, and risk of endometrial cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    For women with Lynch syndrome, an association was found between the risk of endometrial cancer and the age of first menstrual cycle, having given birth, and hormonal contraceptive use, according to a study in the July 7 issue of JAMA . Lynch syndrome is a genetic condition that increases the risk for various cancers.

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  6. Findings suggest improvement in management of localized prostate cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    After years of overtreatment for patients with low-risk prostate cancer, rates of active surveillance/ watchful waiting increased sharply in 2010 through 2013, and high-risk disease was more often treated appropriately with potentially curative local treatment rather than androgen deprivation alone, according to a study in the July 7 issue of JAMA . Matthew R. Cooperberg, M.D., M.P.H., and Peter R. Carroll, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of California, San Francisco, conducted a study to examine recent trends in community-based practice patterns of the management of localized prostate cancer.

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  7. 'Watchful Waiting' Becoming More Common for Prostate Cancer PatientsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    More U.S. physicians are sparing their low-risk prostate cancer patients from surgery, radiation and hormone therapy in favor of monitoring their patients over time -- a strategy called watchful waiting, a new study shows. The number of low-risk patients who didn't undergo treatment jumped from as low as 7 percent from 1990-2009 to 40 percent from 2010-2013, the study revealed.

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  8. Pancreatic Cancer Identifying and Commercializing First-in-Class...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SBWire

    Frontier Pharma: Pancreatic Cancer - Identifying and Commercializing First-in-Class Innovation Summary Pancreatic cancer is the 12th most common cancer globally, and the fourth most fatal, with a mortality rate of 10.9 deaths per 100,000 people per year. The poor prognosis of pancreatic cancer patients has highlighted a significant need for new and improved approaches to treatment, which is not being met by the current market.

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  9. Pink Tour breast cancer awareness campaign hits P.E.I.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Guardian

    Members of the Pink Tour, from left, Sarah Reicker, University Avenue Shoppers Drug Mart owner Ken Crawford, Jenna Stewart and Amanda Carson raise awareness on how to prevent breast cancer during a stop in Charlottetown. Reducing unhealthy habits that lead to breast cancer was the key message from a group of young women touring P.E.I. recently.

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  10. Cancer drug 49 times more potent than CisplatinRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Tests have shown that a new cancer drug, FY26, is 49 times more potent than the clinically used treatment Cisplatin. Based on a compound of the rare precious metal osmium and developed by researchers at the University of Warwick's Department of Chemistry and the Warwick Cancer Research Unit, FY26 is able to shut down a cancer cell by exploiting weaknesses inherent in their energy generation.

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  11. 15-20% women overdiagnosed in Norway's Breast Cancer Screening ProgrammeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Medical News

    For every life saved by Norway's Breast Cancer Screening Programme, five women are over-diagnosed, and have to go through an operation to remove a tumour that otherwise never would have caused problems. The Norwegian government spends NOK 574 million per screening round to check women between the age of 50 and 69 for breast cancer.

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  12. Aspirin may delay growth of asbestos-related cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Aspirin may inhibit the growth of mesothelioma, an aggressive and deadly asbestos-related cancer, University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researchers have found. The finding could eventually give doctors and patients a potential new tool to fight against this devastating disease, which kills about 3,200 people a year nationwide, and advance knowledge of how to fight other cancers.

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  13. World-first in showing clinical-quality Proton CT for treatment of cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    An international team of researchers will for the first time be able to demonstrate clinical-quality proton CT to improve proton therapy in the treatment of cancer - moving a step closer to this improved treatment method being used to help those suffering with certain forms of cancer, particularly for children and young people. Led by Distinguished Professor of Image Engineering Nigel Allinson MBE, from the University of Lincoln, UK, the pioneering PRaVDA project is developing one of the most complex medical instruments ever imagined to improve the delivery of proton beam therapy .

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  14. We all age at a different speeds - and scientists have worked out how to calculate itRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... two people aged 65 have an equal risk of dying in the coming year. If one is destined to die from an undiagnosed cancer within two years and the other lives to 95, which individual is older? This is one reason the search for biomarkers of ageing is ...

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  15. NHS awards up to A 50,000 to 17 healthcare tech entrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Techworld.com

    Mobile heart monitors, a smartphone app to remind kids to brush their teeth and a tool to assess cancer symptoms in real time are among 17 innovative healthcare tech projects to gain NHS funding. NHS England has appointed 17 entrepreneurs and academics try to improve the adoption of new technology across the health service.

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  16. Eddie Money, '85 Bears to perform at WeishFestRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Andrew Weishar, who was an athlete and honor student at Brother Rice High School, passed away in 2012 from colorectal cancer. His family created the Andrew Weishar Foundation to honor his legacy and dream to pay it forward.

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  17. Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Collaborators Present Final Data From REO 017 ...Read the original story

    Monday | BioSpace

    Report More Than Doubling in One-Year Survival and Nearly Five-Fold Increase in Two-Year Survival as Compared to Historical Controls-- Health Science Centre San Antonio, made a poster presentation at the ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer. The poster, titled "Oncolytic Virus Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer: Clinical Efficacy and Pharmacodynamic Analysis of REOLYSIN in Combination with Gemcitabine in Patients with Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma," covers final results from the Company's REO 017 Phase 2 study.

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  18. Oasmia Launches U.S. Brand And Sales PlatformRead the original story

    Monday | BioSpace

    ... family, the market potential for successful treatments is significant. As owners are increasingly educated regarding cancer management, Paccal Vet-CA1's high efficacy, yet cost-effective pricing, establishes the potential for widespread public ...

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  19. Investors Remain Overly Skeptical, Leaving DARA Biosciences Undervalued After The Merger AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seeking Alpha

    ... pharmaceutical company dedicated to providing healthcare professionals a synergistic portfolio of medicines to help cancer patients adhere to their therapy and manage side effects arising from their cancer treatments. I initially highlighted DARA as ...

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  20. 'Sunburn Art': The Unhealthy, Summertime Fad That's Sweeping The WebRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2014 | Unicorn Booty

    ... interesting designs, there's no getting around it: sunburn art or "tan tattoos" are unhealthy for the skin. "The Skin Cancer Foundation strongly advises the public to avoid sunburns at all costs. A sunburn is not only painful - it's dangerous, and ...

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