Cancer Newswire (Page 8)

Cancer Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Experimental Drug Combined with Standard Chemo May Shrink Treatment-Resistant Ovarian CancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Health News Digest

    Working in cell cultures and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that an experimental drug called fostamatinib combined with the chemotherapy drug paclitaxel may overcome ovarian cancer cells' resistance to paclitaxel. Scientists elsewhere are already testing fostamatinib in people with lymphoma and idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura, an autoimmune disorder.

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  2. Thin Colorectal Cancer Patients Have Shorter Survival Than Obese PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Health News Digest

    Newswise - DURHAM, N.C. - Although being overweight with a high body-mass index has long been associated with a higher risk for colorectal cancer, thinner patients might not fare as well after treatment for advanced cancer, according to a new study from Duke Medicine. The study, which was presented today at the European Society for Medical Oncology World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, found that patients with a low to healthy body weight lived an average of two-and-a-half months less than overweight and obese patients.

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  3. Jerry Jones Donates $1 Million Toward Hope Lodge HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | NBC Dallas

    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has donated $1 million toward the construction of an American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Houston, answering the call of Texans' owner Bob McNair, who announced a fundraising challenge through his Robert and Janice McNair Foundation recently: For every $2 raised by the American Cancer Society, McNair will donate $1, up to $4 million. When completed, Hope Lodge Houston will provide no-cost lodging and other needed amenities, as well as a support system, for those who have traveled to Houston for cancer treatment.

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  4. Gundersen Health System Welcomes Cyclists Riding For Cancer ResearchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    ... will include a brief welcome program and a discussion between the cyclists and members of the A Bump in the Road cancer support group. The cyclists, all of whom are University of Texas students, are taking part in the Texas 4000 charity ride. Billed ...

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  5. Innocrin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Appoints Charles F. Osborne Jr. as its Chief Financial OfficerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Freshnews

    ... Hill. "This is an exciting time to be joining Innocrin as the company initiates Phase 2 castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) and breast cancer studies of VT-464," said Mr. Osborne. "I'm excited to help the Innocrin team attain its goal of ...

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  6. Father gets to watch sons swim for one last timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A DYING father managed to make a last trip out to watch his sons tackle a swimming challenge in his name. Well-known businessman David Benjamin, of Ambleside, was able to attend the Great North Swim where two of his three sons braved two miles in the waters of Windermere to raise thousands for the cancer foundation that helped treat him.

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  7. GenesisCare Acquires Cancer Partners UK - Cancer Patients to...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | PR-inside.com

    GenesisCare, Australia's largest provider of radiotherapy services , today announced the acquisition of the United Kingdom's leading provider of private cancer services, Cancer Partners UK . Adding to an existing network of eight cancer treatment centres, GenesisCare has also committed to develop three new treatment centres in areas of need across the UK.

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  8. Summer vacation: the health risks for travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Medical News Today

    ... yourself if it's painful to move. But the health risks associated with sunburn go much deeper. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, if a person has five or more sunburns, they are at twice the risk of developing melanoma - the deadliest form of ...

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  9. Indoor Tanning Rates Decline As Cancer Warnings MountRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | US News & World Report

    Heeding warnings about increased cancer risks, a growing number of American adults are saying no to indoor tanning, a new government analysis suggests. The percentage of adults who frequented indoor tanning salons dropped from 5.5 percent in 2010 to slightly over 4 percent in 2013, according to results of the National Health Interview Survey, a poll of more than 59,000 adults.

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  10. Jill Zarin: 'I'm Scared to Death over My Husband's Cancer Battle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | People

    Jill Zarin was floored when she and her husband, Bobby, learned two years ago that the thyroid cancer they thought he had beaten in 2009 had returned - and moved to his lungs. "I was hysterically crying," the former Real Housewives of New York star tells PEOPLE.

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  11. Subcutaneous administration of multispecific antibody makes tumor treatment faster and more tolerableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Medical News Today

    ... Munich biotech company Trion Research. According to the scientists, the findings published in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics could lead to shorter hospital stays, among other benefits for patients. As a rule, anti-tumor antibodies are ...

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  12. Oncologists Worry About Rising Costs of Cancer TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | US News & World Report

    Newly approved cancer drugs cost an average of $10,000 per month, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Prescription drug spending increased sharply last year, and cancer drugs were responsible for a huge chunk of that jump.

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  13. Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | PRWeb

    ... University School of Medicine, Kara Kelly, MD - Columbia University Medical Center, Lindsay Morton, PhD - National Cancer Institute, and Barbara Pro, MD - Thomas Jefferson University. The new members will serve as volunteer advisors under the new ...

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  14. OncLive Welcomes Sarah Cannon Cancer Network to Its Strategic Alliance Partnership ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | PRWeb

    Partnership forms to share the latest news about Sarah Cannon's innovative clinical practices and wide-ranging clinical trial programs for cancer. "Partnering with OncLive allows us to share our clinical trial and clinical care expertise with a broader audience, with the goal of raising the standard of care for cancer patients."

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  15. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. To Present At Inaugural Healthcare ConferenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | BioSpace

    ... therapeutics for the potential treatment of solid and hematologic cancers. Sunesis has built a highly experienced cancer drug development organization committed to advancing its lead product candidate, vosaroxin, in multiple indications to improve ...

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  16. Internationally Renowned Medicinal Chemist Professor Appointed As...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | BioSpace

    Inventor of ProTide technology joins NuCana team Edinburgh, U.K., 1st July 2015: NuCana, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company using proprietary ProTide technology to develop and commercialise a portfolio of novel anti-cancer medicines, today announced the appointment of Professor Chris McGuigan as Chief Scientific Officer. Professor McGuigan was the original inventor of the ProTide technology.

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  17. Celsion Corporation To Present At s Inaugural Healthcare Conference On July 8, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | BioSpace

    A copy of the presentation will be available in the Events & Presentations section of the Company's website at www.celsion.com . Celsion is a fully-integrated oncology company focused on developing a portfolio of innovative cancer treatments, including directed chemotherapies, immunotherapies and RNA- or DNA-based therapies.

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  18. Jaguar Completes Study In Dogs With Chemotherapy-Induced Diarrhea...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | BioSpace

    ... administered chemotherapy drugs, and we estimate that more than 230,000 dogs receive chemotherapy treatment for cancer each year in the United States, with over 25% suffering from CID," stated Ian Parker, Jaguar's Vice President of Commercial ...

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  19. girl fights through early stages of a cancer diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Franklin

    ... Merely days before her 18th birthday, the lifelong swimmer was diagnosed with high risk Ewing's sarcoma - bone cancer. Life was in the fast lane for Norris, who, when not studying toward her nearly perfect high school GPA, was swimming competitively ...

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  20. When it comes to breast cancer awareness, this entrepreneur is 'not a pink ribbon kind of girl'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Business Journal

    Jamie Hoffpauir's business, Pauir Athletic Apparel, sells fitness tops for women who want to look and feel good while working out even if their mobility has been affected by breast cancer treatment. "You get diagnosed, and it's like, okay, now I'm expected to wear pink," said the 48-year-old personal trainer and fitness instructor who was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer 14 years ago.

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