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32 min ago | The Newberg Graphic

SHS counselor fights brain tumor for past 11 years and pushes on - Friday, 22 August 2014 01:00

When the new school year kicks off this month, probably no one at Sherwood High School will be happier to be back than counselor Jeneva Rose.

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Related Topix: Health, Salem, OR, University of Oregon, Monmouth, OR, Western Oregon University

Thu Aug 21, 2014

British Journal of Cancer

Eph receptors as therapeutic targets in glioblastoma

The dismal outlook for patients with the most aggressive and common form of adult brain cancer, glioblastoma , motivates a search for new therapeutic strategies and targets for this aggressive disease.

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Related Topix: Health

Sherwoodgazette.com

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Wendy Malcomson's newest venture is located in a tiny building in Old Town Sherwood, but while her business might be small, her life story would fill a giant book.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Family, Kids, University of Portland, Nursing, Marysville, WA

Business Journal

Dallas biotech OncoNano gets $6M of $107M awarded by CPRIT

Dallas biotech company OncoNano Medicine LLC was one of the big winners in a $107 million round of funding awarded by the state's cancer-fighting agency today.

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Related Topix: Texas, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Health

Medical Daily

Nocebo Effect Shows We're All A Bunch Of Worriers: Wind Farms, WiFi, And Cancer

Earlier this June, researchers from the Canadian consulting firm Instrinsik published a 60-study review looking at the scientific basis for so-called "wind turbine syndrome."

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Related Topix: Health, Science, Psychology

Hispanic Business

Focal blood-brain-barrier disruption with high-frequency pulsed electric fields

The Vascular Enabled Integrated Nanosecond pulse procedure consists of inserting minimally invasive needle electrodes into the diseased tissue and applying multiple bursts of nanosecond pulses with alternating polarity.

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Related Topix: Health, Parkinson's Disease

Romford Recorder

Man wax raises over A 1,000 for cancer mum Carly Lovett

Over A 3,000 has been raised in the past week for Carly Lovett's medical fund, bringing the grand total raised since the Recorder first reported on her story two weeks ago to more than A 9,500.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Newswise

UW Spinoff Aims to Hit the Mark Precisely with Brain-Scanning Tool

As brain surgeons test new procedures and drugs to treat conditions ranging from psychiatric disorders to brain cancer, accuracy is becoming an ever-greater issue.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Health, Cameras, University of Wisconsin Madison

GlobeNewswire

Cellectar Biosciences Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Recent Highlights

Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. , a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative agents for the detection and treatment of cancer, is providing an overview of its development programs and financial results for the second quarter 2014.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Health

Gamedayr.com

Bo Pelini, Nebraska Football Sends Heart-Warming Message To Jack Hoffman

Jack Hoffman is eight years old, a Nebraska Cornhuskers superfan and a brain cancer survivor.

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Related Topix: Health

PhysOrg Weblog

New genetic test may change how brain cancer is treated, researchers say

Scientists at Virginia Tech's Virginia Bioinformatics Institute working with the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's National Medical Center have found a new way to diagnose brain cancer based on genetic markers found in "junk DNA."

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Breast Cancer

Hills News

Castle Hill preschoolers to run for 'Mr Ian'

Step to it: Karen Stopps and Laura Hughes of Kings Road Long Day Preschool with preschool attendees Carissa Kidner, 5, Asher Keane, 5, and Lily Gomes, 5, getting ready for Sunday's Color Run Sydney event.

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Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family, Health

Medical News

New web-based program helps to determine deadly form of brain cancer

A new web-based program developed by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers will provide a simple, free way for healthcare providers to determine which brain tumor cases require testing for a genetic mutation.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Hill Times

A fond farewell to former staffer and lobbyist Devon Jacobs

Longtime lobbyist and former Hill staffer Devon Jacobs is being remembered in Ottawa for his jokes, his magnetic personality, his warmth and intelligence after he passed away last week.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada, Westwood, KS,

OpEdNews

TCBH! news collective loses a founding member: Charles M. 'Chuck' Young

The ThisCantBeHappening! collective has lost a friend and a perceptive and peerlessly witty analyst of the American political and cultural scene, while Rock& Roll has lost its leading critic.

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Related Topix: Occupy Wall Street, Journalism, Health, Madison, WI, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

DNA India

'Use of cell phones increases cancer risk'

Dr Dariusz Leszczynski, Adjunct Professor, Division of Biochemistry and Biotechnology at the University of Helsinki and a member of a working group of 31 scientists from 14 countries constituted by World Health Organization that classified cellphone radiation as possibly carcinogenic, in conversation with Maitri Porecha, reveals how leading cell ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Cell Phones, Biochemistry, Finland, World News, Biology, Science, Health, France,

KETV-TV

Jack Hoffman's heading to Boston to continue fight with cancer

The most famous Husker football fan will travel to Boston this week, hoping for a miracle as he battles brain cancer.

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Related Topix: Health

WWLP

5K cancer benefit in South Hadley

A man has turned his fight with brain cancer into a walk to raise awareness and money for other children with cancer.

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Related Topix: South Hadley, MA, Health

AME Info

1200 patients survived cancer at Gulf International Cancer Center ever since it's inception in 2007

Gulf International Cancer Center - Abu Dhabi, which has recently been acquired by Al Noor Hospitals Group, announces development plans to expand its current team of experts and adopt more pioneering technologies and techniques for the treatment of cancer patients.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Star News Group

Point's Jim Reddy on the mend

It wasn't until the couple was on vacation in Las Vegas, Nevada, when she realized that something was wrong.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Health

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