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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.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Reports Outline Nanoparticles Study Results from Yale University...
Editor at Politics & Government Week -- Research findings on Nanoparticles are discussed in a new report.
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.
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.
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 .
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.