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  1. News / 58 minutes agoJeff Healey in Moodswing lyric videoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Metal Hammer

    ... om the concert will be donated to World Eye Cancer Hope , a charity dedicated to helping victims of childhood retinoblastoma, the form of cancer that took Healey's sight when he was young.

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  2. A simple tool to improve pluripotent stem cell differentiation.Read the original story

    Tuesday May 24 | CiteULike

    ... of human pluripotent stem cells. Culturing pluripotent stem cells in dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) activates the retinoblastoma protein, increases the proportion of cells in the early G1 phase of the cell cycle and, in more than 25 embryonic and induced ...

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  3. A Src inhibitor regulates the cell cycle of human pluripotent stem...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 24 | CiteULike

    ... expression of genes involved in the G1 to S phase transition of the cell cycle, activates proteins in the retinoblastoma family, and subsequently increases the differentiation propensities of hPSCs into all three germ layers. We further demonstrate ...

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  4. Doncaster eye cancer survivor, 7, helps to launch awareness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Doncaster Free Press

    ... pictured with Viktor Tulev, Optical Apprentice, during the launch the stores Sunglasses giveaway during World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week.

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  5. Fundraiser brings in $5,000 for St. JudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | The Jackson Sun

    ... said. "We just want to do anything we can to help them." Jacob, now 4, lost his left eye to a tumor caused by retinoblastoma, a form of cancer in his retina. Ronnie said the family spent time at St. Jude throughout Jacob's surgeries and recovery. ...

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  6. Milton cancer survivor makes the kindest cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | InsideHalton.com

    Stylist Sila Nouv gives Rebekah MacPherson a new 'do at Neo Centrix Salon May 12. The Grade 7 Chris Hadfield School student, a cancer survivor, donated her long locks to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths program. She scheduled her hair cut to coincide with Retinoblastoma Awareness Week and appealed for donations from friends and family to boost We C Hope.

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  7. Putney toddler awarded for bravery after battling rare form of eye cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Wandsworth Guardian

    A young boy who has battled eye cancer has been awarded for his bravery, alongside his twin and his older sister who have supported him every step of the way. Vinnie Chandler-Shaw, from Whitnell Court in Putney , was diagnosed with retinoblastoma when he was just eight months old.

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  8. Mum and Dad, Claire and Alan, with twins Vinnie and GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | This is Local London

    ... supported him every step of the way. Vinnie Chandler-Shaw, from Whitnell Court in Putney , was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (rb) when he was just eight months old. The cancer affects the retina of children, predominantly those under six-years-old, ...

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  9. Chicopee Woods Elementary rallies around student Kevin Aceves, who has eye cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | The Times

    ... eyesight has worsened, and he recently found out he has tumors growing on his optic nerve. "It's called retinoblastoma; it's cancer of the eye," said Keely Zeitlin, teacher of the visually impaired. "He already lost his right eye, and had cataract ...

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  10. Fundraisers set for 'walk in the dark' for child cancer charityRead the original story

    Thursday May 12 | Hartlepool Mail

    ... have come together in aid of the Childhood Eye Cancer Charity Trust (CHECT). This week is CHECT's world retinoblastoma awareness week, with this year's theme being 'in the dark'. Events across the week at the college have included visually impaired ...

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  11. Wollongong mum urges parents to check kids' happy snapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... Patrick has lost vision in his left eye and endured eight rounds of chemotherapy since he was diagnosed with retinoblastoma at six weeks. Untreated, retinoblastoma is almost always fatal, but fortunately the family GP realised something was amiss at ...

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  12. Local concert dedicated to childhood cancer survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 8 | WBNS

    ... help this other family." Jennifer Ward, of Charles Town, whose four-year-old son, Gabriel, was diagnosed with retinoblastoma at the age of 18 months, said her family was among the past beneficiaries of the Father McGivney Fund. Retinoblastoma is ...

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  13. Amelia Wheatcroft went through two-and-a-half years of treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 5 | Surreycomet.co.uk

    ... Wheatcroft, 31, gave birth to Amelia in Kingston Hospital in February 2012, only for her to be diagnosed with retinoblastoma in both eyes - a rare cancerous tumour that leaves many children blind. Amelia went through two-and-half years of extensive ...

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  14. Important multicellularity gene found in pond scumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 5 | UPI

    Pond scum-skimming biologists at Kansas State University say they've discovered clues to the origins of multicellularity in algae genes. Scientists discovered a single gene, retinoblastoma, or RB, that they believe allowed single-celled organisms to evolve into multicellular organisms.

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  15. Pond Scum and the Gene Pool: Understanding Cancer OriginRead the original story

    Thursday May 5 | Health News Digest

    ... organisms to evolve into multicellular organisms when he discovered the importance of a single gene, retinoblastoma, or RB. Olson and Hanschen found that RB, known for being defective in cancer patients, is a critical gene necessary for ...

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  16. Pond Scum and the Gene Pool: One Critical Gene in Green Algae...Read the original story

    Thursday May 5 | Newswise

    ... organisms to evolve into multicellular organisms when they discovered the importance of a single gene, retinoblastoma, or RB. Olson and Hanschen found that RB, known for being defective in cancer patients, is a critical gene necessary for ...

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  17. Pond scum and the gene pool: A critical gene in green algae responsible for multicellularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | EurekAlert!

    ... organisms to evolve into multicellular organisms when they discovered the importance of a single gene, retinoblastoma, or RB. Olson and Hanschen found that RB, known for being defective in cancer patients, is a critical gene necessary for ...

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  18. Rollinson cancer rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... he lost his right eye to cancer. He and wife Katie's two children Eli, 3, and Harper, 1, were also born with retinoblastoma, and both have undergone treatment for tumours behind the eye. Harper was only two weeks old when she received her first ...

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  19. Concert dedicated to childhood cancer survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... help this other family." Jennifer Ward, of Charles Town, whose four-year-old son, Gabriel, was diagnosed with retinoblastoma at the age of 18 months, said her family was among the past beneficiaries of the Father McGivney Fund. Retinoblastoma is ...

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  20. Experimental Cancer Drug Reverses Fragile X SyndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | News Max

    ... of Wisconsin-Madison. The drug, known as Nutlin-3, is currently in phase 1 trials for the eye cancer retinoblastoma, and has not been approved for widespread use. Researchers found when they gave the drug to mice, it could reverse damage from a ...

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