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16 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

CytRx is pouring money into R&D of cancer-fighting drugs

CytRx Corp.'s most promising cancer-fighting drug, aldoxorubicin, is "sort of like a guided missile that goes to the tumor and not to the rest of the body," says Steven Kriegsman, chief executive of the Los Angeles company.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, CytRx, Healthcare Industry, Sarcoma, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Express India

New laser-based tool maps how drug abuse affects brain

Summary Scientists have developed a laser-based imaging tool to map how drug abuse disrupts blood flow to the brain.


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Jersey Journal

At annual picnic, brain tumor patients and families find hope, support

MORRISTOWN - It's likely that attending a picnic for a brain tumor support group isn't on anyone's list of things to do.


Related Topix: Canada, Health

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hispanic Business

Reports Outline Nanoparticles Study Results from Yale University...

Editor at Politics & Government Week -- Research findings on Nanoparticles are discussed in a new report.


Related Topix: Yale University, Health, Journalism

Legacy Matters

Doctors form honor guard for brave and generous boy

The parents of 11-year-old Liang Yaoyi were stunned by his request. As cancer ravaged his body, the fifth grader from the Chinese city of Shenzhen focused on how he could save others if he could not survive his own battle.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

GenSpera (OTCQB:GNSZ) Media Advisory; "Targeting thapsigargin towards tumors" Published in Steroids

August 28, 2014 GenSpera, Inc. , a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces the recent publication of the article "Targeting thapsigargin towards tumors" in the journal Steroids.


Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health

Business Wire

This is Your Brain's Blood Vessels on Drugs

The new method, developed by a team of researchers from Stony Brook University in New York, USA and the U.S. National Institutes of Health, was published today in The Optical Society's open-access journal Biomedical Optics Express .


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, Surgery

Business Wire

Tau Therapeutics and Xdynia Merge to Form Cavion

Combined companies will go forward as a platform company developing T-type calcium channel antagonists for oncologic and neurologic diseases )--Tau Therapeutics LLC and Xdynia LLC announced today that they have merged; the surviving entity in the merger, Tau Therapeutics LLC, has been renamed Cavion LLC .


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Benefit planned for Croghan girl with brain cancer

A benefit is being planned for mid-September to assist the family of a young Croghan girl diagnosed with brain cancer.


Related Topix: Croghan, NY, Health, Syracuse, NY

The Jersey Journal

Chicken lady update; Wayne Perry update; Doug Vsn Sant update; BEN Column, Aug. 27, update 2

The column that says you did it right, Doug and Theresa Van Sant, parents of Air Force First Lieutenant Tyler Van Sant, maybe the most decorated 26-year-old airman in the country, and he's from Bridgeton.


Related Topix: Health


Artist With Pineal Cancer Creates Lucid and Visionary Work

I suffered from a slow growing cancer in my pineal gland while I attended art school and during subsequent years while my paintings developed with an underlined mythology that alluded directly to the pineal years before I even know of its existence.


Related Topix: Health, Depression, Weird

Sys-Con Media

Brainlab: First Patient Treatment with Revolutionary New Radiosurgery ...

New Automatic Brain Metastases Planning* software by Brainlab has been clinically used to successfully deliver fast, efficient radiosurgery treatment to a patient with metastatic brain cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Oncology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Edmonton researchers find new target for cancer therapies

Television's biggest night honoured an eclectic mix of old and new at the 66th Emmy Awards on Monday in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Health


Brain Tumor Conference for Patients, Families Features Latest Therapies, Newest Research

The Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery will present a one-day conference, Outsmarting Brain Tumors, for patients, families and caregivers Saturday, Sept.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oncology

The Northern Echo

Story of tragic Darlington couple helps widow smash fundraising target

THE tragic story of a Darlington couple which touched the hearts of people across the country has helped a young widow smash her fundraising target.


Related Topix: Health

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Southtown Star

Bands to jam for cancer research

Dennis and Karen Suglich, owners of Cuzin's Bar and Pizza in Tinley Park, are hoping that music can help in the battle against brain cancer.


Related Topix: Tinley Park, IL, Health


INSYS Therapeutics Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation For Its...

Insys Therapeutics, Inc. , a specialty pharmaceutical company that is developing and commercializing innovative drugs and novel drug delivery systems, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to its pharmaceutical cannabidiol for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme , the most common and ... (more)


Related Topix: Drugs, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Cancer, Health, California Pacific Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Drug Enforcement Administration

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Capitol Lights Up Gold For Pediatric Cancer Awareness

Nationwide, every day families lose children to pediatric cancer. And, Nebraska has the fourth highest occurrence of childhood cancer in the country.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Pediatric Cancer, Nebraska

Townsville Bulletin

Every day a gift

Robyn Watson-Alexander with 7 year old son Jasper Flintoff who has brain cancer hold gold ribbons ahead of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.


Related Topix: Health

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

New Orleans firefighters raising money for child with cancer

Dominic Majorie is a loving, active two year old. It's clear he already looks up to his father, Stephen Majorie, a New Orleans firefighter.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Health