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21 min ago | Health.com

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.

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

4 hrs ago | 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.

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

5 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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.

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

7 hrs ago | MarketWatch

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.

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

11 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

12 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer

14 hrs ago | Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

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.

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19 hrs ago | 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.

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

19 hrs ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

US News & World Report

Cancer: Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

When Ed Susralski, 67, was diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer in 2007, he told himself, "I have cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Nutrition, Orland Park, IL

Daily Chronicle

Dairy Joy co-owner works through cancer treatment

Dairy Joy owners Wyn and Jan Wahlgren stop to wave to a car after it honked at them Friday in front of their restaurant on Lincoln Highway in Hinkley.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, nodes

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Cancer survival rates 'an inexcusable postcode lottery' based on...

Cancer survival rates 'an inexcusable postcode lottery' based on where you live in SW London and Surrey Macmillan Cancer Support figures from the Office of National Statistics reveal postcode lottery in chances of surviving cancer for people living in different parts of Surrey and London Figures publicised this week by charity Macmillan Cancer ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, Cheshire County, England, Surrey County, England,

Medical News Today

Men most likely to undergo challenging study procedure identified by Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial

Healthy men participating in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial who actively participate in all steps of the clinical trial are most likely to undergo a biopsy, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention - a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Proscar, Finasteride (generic)

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