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Thunder God Vine, with assists by nanotechnology, could shake up future cancer treatment

Hepatocellular carcinoma is the second leading cause of cancer-associated death worldwide.


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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Manawatu Standard

National pledges faster cancer treatment

JOHN KEY: National's plan will aim to reduce wait times for specialist appointments for patients who are suspected to have cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition

Cancer patients are more likely to suffer from major depression, figures show

Large numbers of cancer patients suffer from major depression and in the vast majority of cases their mental anguish is being overlooked or ignored, a study has found.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Depression, Oncology, Nursing, Lung Cancer

Hampshire Chronicle

A 160m boost for Cancer Drugs Fund

Thousands more cancer patients in England will be offered vital treatments in a A 160 million boost to the Cancer Drugs Fund , the Department of Health said today.


Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology

WALB-TV Albany

County employees support coworker in cancer fight

The ladies in the County Commission building began wearing hats every Wednesday to show their support for Mary Bozeman, who has been losing her hair during cancer treatment.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

BBC News

Cancer drugs face NHS price squeeze

The government is set to threaten to stop buying some expensive cancer drugs if manufacturers do not cut their prices, Newsnight has learned.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

DFW Catholic

San Diego's Bishop Flores undergoing cancer treatment

San Diego, Calif., Aug 27, 2014 / 10:13 am .- The Diocese of San Diego has announced that Bishop Cirilo Flores is now being treated for prostate cancer, as he continues dealing with effects of a stroke that occurred four months ago.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Prostate Cancer

Medical News

Versatile nanoparticles offer wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic applications

Kit Lam and colleagues from UC Davis and other institutions have created dynamic nanoparticles that could provide an arsenal of applications to diagnose and treat cancer.


Related Topix: UC Davis, Medicine, Health

Leinster Leader

Ballymore Eustace mum's fundraiser for Childhood Cancer Foundation

A Ballymore Eustace mum-of-one's world was turned upside down two years ago when she learned that her then ten-year-old had a brain tumour.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fox News

10 questions to ask your doctor after a cancer diagnosis

The health care community has made remarkable strides over the past 20 years in treating cancer, but more than a million people in the United States are still diagnosed every year.


Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Life, Food, Nutrition

Tue Aug 26, 2014

BioResearch Online

Emergent And MorphoSys To Co-Develop Prostate Cancer Drug

Emergent BioSolutions announced that it has signed an agreement with therapeutic antibody specialist firm MorphoSys to co-develop and commercialize its preclinical bi-specific antibody ES414 as treatment for prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Prostate Cancer, Biotech, Emergent Game Technologies, Emergent BioSolutions

Las Cruces Sun-News

MMC cancer center hits high mark with accreditation of cancer-treatment programs

Sun-News Oncology pharmacist Marina Patterson mixes chemotherapy medication at Memorial Medical Center Cancer Center in Las Cruces on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, Las Cruces, NM, Surgery, Ovarian Cancer

Science Daily

RNA sequence could help doctors to tailor unique prostate cancer treatment programs

Sequencing RNA, not just DNA, could help doctors predict how prostate cancer tumors will respond to treatment, according to research.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Oncology

WGN-TV Chicago

Cardinal George cancels trip to Rome so he can receive cancer treatment

Cardinal Francis George will miss a planned trip to Rome in October to instead receive treatment for cancer, the Archdiocese of Chicago said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, bladder cancer

Science Daily

Recommendations for prostate cancer active surveillance

Active surveillance offers low-risk prostate cancer patients a means to avoid the potentially harmful side effects from treatment.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Pathology

The Village Voice

Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering Explores the Controversial Cancer Treatment

Extracted from apricots, peaches, and almonds, Laetrile is one of the most controversial cancer treatments to approach the mainstream.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Opinion, Movies, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

PhysOrg Weblog

New tool to probe cancer's molecular make-up

Scientists have shown how to better identify and measure vital molecules that control cell behaviour - paving the way for improved tools for diagnosis, prediction and monitoring of cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science, Oncology, Lung Cancer, bladder cancer

Cars for Cancer reaches 10th year, adds more trophies for car show

The Zeeland resident has a love for cars, proof that stems from the auto body shops he owns in Hudsonville, Holland and Wayland.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Zeeland, MI, Hudsonville, MI, Holland, MI, Entertainment

Illawarra Mercury

Laser tool for cancer surgeons

Head and neck cancer patients will have access to new, cutting-edge treatment at Wollongong Hospital with the arrival of a $160,000 CO2 Duo surgical laser.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oral Cancer