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3 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Community rallies for father with cancer at Texas Medical Center



Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Texas

7 hrs ago | Express India

Botox jabs may treat stomach cancer

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center found that nerves play a critical role in stomach cancer growth and blocking nerve signals using surgery or Botox could be an effective treatment for the disease.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

12 hrs ago | KETV-TV

Children sell lemonade to raise money for 21-year-old battling cancer

Outside the Foodland in Missouri Valley, Iowa, hangs a sign that simply reads: "Joe Howell Jr. was diagnosed with cancer and needs help with medical bills."


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Missouri Valley, IA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Detroit News

Insurance exchanges fail colon cancer patients

The death rate from colon cancer is declining, but treatment takes a severe financial toll on many patients, Greenamyer says.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health Insurance, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Breast Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Women's Health

Science Daily

Novel gene predicts both breast cancer relapse, response to chemotherapy

Scientists have made it easier to predict both breast cancer relapses and responses to chemotherapy, through the identification of a unique gene.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Cell Biology, Biology, Science, World News, Indonesia, Pharmacology

Live Science

New Wrinkle for Botox: Drug May Treat Stomach Cancers

Botox is best known for its cosmetic applications, but it may be useful in treating stomach cancers, new research in mice suggests.


Related Topix: Medicine

Curt Schilling and his oncologist blame chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

Curt Schilling, the former Major League Baseball pitcher, blamed three decades of chewing tobacco use for his mouth cancer, he told WEEI radio in Boston Aug. 20. Schilling, whose cancer is now in remission, was diagnosed in February and underwent seven weeks of radiation and chemotherapy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oral Cancer, Curt Schilling, Oncology


Bristol-Myers teams with Celgene to explore new cancer treatments

Bristol-Myers Squibb's determination to get its Opdivo immunotherapy into the U.S. market as a cancer medication took a new turn Wednesday.


Related Topix: Biotech, Celgene, Bristol Myers Squibb, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health

Cancer cure claim' bosses due in court

THE bosses of a Leigh company are set to appear in court over allegations they sold prescription-only drugs by falsely claiming they could cure cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Food Technology

Being obese could make breast cancer treatment less effective

A patient's obesity may negatively affect a common drug that is used as part of the treatment to fight breast cancer in post-menopausal women.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer

Tewkesbury Admag: Campaign to raise cash for cancer treatment robot raises 10,000 in a month

KEEN cyclists in Worcestershire are being invited to pedal between Worcestershire Royal Hospital and the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch in aid of a campaign raising cash to buy a state-of-the-art surgical machine.


Point Pleasant Register

Holzer cancer center joins Ohio State's James Cancer Network

Barbara Shelton, of Gallipolis, speaks to the crowd Tuesday morning during a press conference.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Columbus, OH, Ohio State University, Oncology, Nursing

Woman's family and Usk locals rally round to pay for life-prolonging cancer drug

Ann Wilkinson is part of a campaign in Usk to get the same cancer drugs available on the NHS in Wales as in England.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WGN-TV Chicago

Alternate breast cancer treatment more direct route to tumor cells

An alternative form of a common breast cancer drug glides on the skin instead of traveling the distance through the blood stream.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Malaysia Chronicle

by-Election in Kelantan: Umno Tumpat rep Noor Zahidi dies of cancer in China

State assemblyman for Pengkalan Kubor Noor Zahidi Omar passed away in Guangzhou, China this morning.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, Malaysia, China

Vallejo Times-Herald

Recology raises cancer awareness in Solano County with pink Toters

Julia Lopez with Recology Vacaville Solano discusses their fund raising campaign for the Midnight Sun Foundation.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Solano County, CA, Vacaville, CA, Breast Cancer

Santa Cruz Sentinel

UCSC professor searches for new type of cancer drug

UCSC researcher Seth Rubin has been awarded a 350,000 federal grant for his work on developing a new type of breast cancer drug.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, UC Santa Cruz, Retinoblastoma

The Standard

Cancer drug in HK's Ebola arsenal

Hong Kong could use a breast cancer drug to treat Ebola patients as health authorities cannot get hold of the experimental ZMapp drug from a US pharmaceutical company, the Centre for Health Protection said last night.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Infectious Diseases

Korea Herald

NGO worker appeals for cancer help

Josephine Shoo arrived in Korea in March 2014 to visit friends, but after a medical checkup, she received a shocking diagnosis: stage III follicular lymphoma.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lymphoma, Health Insurance, Non-Profit, Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel