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21 hrs ago | SFGate

Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa Announces...

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Business News

Sunday | The Deerfield Valley News

Dover School welcomes two new teachers

As classes commenced this week at Dover School, an influx of 10 new students joined the school's population, continuing the school's climb in registration from 83 students to 108 within the past five years.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Nursing, Union Institute & University, Montpelier, VT

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Reuters

Better education on breast reconstruction may be needed after cancer

When it comes to deciding to have breast reconstruction after surgery for breast cancer, most women are generally satisfied with the decision-making process, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Surgery, Breast Cancer, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Women's Health

Manchester Journal

The wealthiest non-profits get bigger

"We can soon expect a wave of philanthropic colossi that will allot billions of tax-subsidized dollars each year without the benefit of public discussion, citizen input, or the political process.

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Related Topix: University of Notre Dame, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Non-Profit, Opinion

New York Post

Roma Torre doing well after colon cancer surgery

Down but not out, NY1 anchor Roma Torre put on a brave face Thursday after undergoing surgery to remove a malignant tumor at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Roma Torre, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Newswise

NCCN to Host 9th Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies(tm) in New York, NY

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network A will host its 9th Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies a at the New York Marriott Marquis, in New York, NY, September 19 - 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Lymphoma, Health, Oncology, Nursing, Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

The Press-Enterprise

RECOVERY: Five-year-old cancer patient is brave beyond her years

Go gold in September to show your support for children battling cancer. Join the national G9 campaign for National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

New York Daily News

'Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering': Movie review

'Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan Kettering' documents an alleged coverup at one of the country's most prestigious cancer hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Opinion, Movies, Entertainment

Freshnews

Telik Reports Progress Toward Multiple Early Stage Milestones in the...

Telik, Inc. , a clinical stage oncology drug development company that merged with MabVax Therapeutics, Inc. on July 8, 2014, announced today it has made significant progress related to the development of its lead antibody program designated 5B1.

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Related Topix: Startups, Telik, Oncology, Medicine, Vaccinations, Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Pancreatic Cancer

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

The Leonard Lopate Show-2014-08-27

We'll get the story of a science writer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, who exposed a cover-up involving a potentially promising experimental cancer therapy.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Medicine

Patch.com

Riverview Medical Center Announces Six New Foundation Board Trustees

August 26, 2014 - Thomas J. Gravina, chairman of Riverview Medical Center Foundation, is proud to welcome six new members to the Board of Trustees.

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Related Topix: Monmouth County, NJ, Rumson, NJ, Navesink, NJ, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

TVSPY

NY1 Anchor Roma Torre Taking Leave After Cancer Diagnosis

The New York Daily News reports that NY1 anchor and theater critic Roma Torre has been diagnosed with colon cancer and will be taking a leave of absence from the Time Warner Cable News station.

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Related Topix: Roma Torre, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Entertainment, Television

WNYC-AM New York

Why a Potential New Cancer Treatment Was Covered Up

Kanematsu Sugiura, DSc, was studying "Laetrile," a potential new treatment for cancer, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in the 1970s.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Uptown San Diego Examiner

Daily Business Report - Aug. 26, 2014

San Diego was one of the top five metropolitan regions receiving the most life sciences venture capital funding during the second quarter of 2014, according to the MoneyTree report.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Marketing, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Bioinformatics

PconsFold: improved contact predictions improve protein models

Given sufficiently large protein families, the contact predictions contain sufficient information to predict the structure of many protein families.

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Related Topix: Sweden, World News, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Telik Receives $1.5 Million National Cancer Institute Contract to...

The contract is intended to support a major portion of the preclinical work being conducted by MabVax, together with its collaboration partner, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to develop a novel Positron Emission Tomography imaging agent for detection and assessment of pancreatic cancer.

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Related Topix: Startups, Telik, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Pancreatic Cancer, Health, Vaccinations

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Blood drive will be held today in support of 5-year-old Indio girl battling cancer

A La Quinta gym is hosting a blood drive today in support of a 5-year-old Indio girl battling late-stage cancer.

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Related Topix: Indio, CA, La Quinta, CA, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health Club, World Gym

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Wealthiest (nonprofits) keep getting bigger

Pablo Eisenberg, writing in the Aug. 14 issue of the Chronicle of Philanthropy made a profound statement: "We can soon expect a wave of philanthropic colossi that will allot billions of tax-subsidized dollars each year without the benefit of public discussion, citizen input, or the political process.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , University of Notre Dame, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Non-Profit, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Patient perspectives on breast reconstruction following mastectomy

Less than 42 percent of women underwent breast reconstruction following a mastectomy for cancer, and the factors associated with foregoing reconstruction included being black, having a lower education level and being older.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Newsday

Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study

Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

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