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Drugs giants in spin cycle

BRAVE FIGHT: Daniel Webby pictured with his son Wu Webby, 6, led a campaign to get the Government to fund a drug to treat a rare blood disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Prostate Cancer, Marketing

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Independent.ie

Give a medical card to every child with cancer, says children's charity

A CHILDREN'S cancer charity has called on the Government to "automatically" issue medical cards to youngsters once they are diagnosed with the killer disease, as families of seriously-ill kids are facing colossal medical bills.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, Ireland, Europe, World News

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Pumping in cancer drugs

Researchers have invented a microscopic pump that has the potential to transport cancer drugs from the blood into the heart of tumors, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, San Diego, CA

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Jack Hoffman now in Cancer Trial

The 8-year-old boy who became an Internet sensation for his touchdown run in Nebraska's 2013 spring football scrimmage is now one of a handful of children enrolled in a cancer treatment trial.

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Related Topix: Medicine

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Local musicians come together to help out local teacher battling cancer

An event will be held Saturday night to raise money for a New Orleans teacher denied medical coverage for her cancer treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News

New report on global peptide cancer therapeutics market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Peptide Cancer Therapeutics Market & Pipeline Insight 2014" report to their offering.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Chronicle Live

Vandals target Gosforth cancer charity Daft as a Brush twice in two days

Volunteers at a Newcastle based cancer charity have been left stunned after yobs targeted its base two nights in a row Jean Ross of the Daft As A Brush Charity on the Great North Road.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Life, Charity , Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom

Lewistown Sentinel

Nurse's family takes in cancer patient and son

Tricia Somers, formerly of Harrisburg, sat in her hospital room after learning she had terminal cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, McAlisterville, PA, Oncology, Pinnacle Health System, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Fri Aug 29, 2014

International Business Times

New Zealand's National Party Offers Funding to Ensure Speedy Cure for Early Stage Cancer Patients

The ruling National Party in New Zealand has announced $40 million in funding to reduce waiting times for cancer treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Munster, IN, Arthritis, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer

In-PharmaTechnologist.com

CFDA approves BTG bead delivery device for liver cancer

BTG has received approval from the China FDA for a liver cancer treatment which uses its hydrogel product DC Beads.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer, Startups, SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Doxorubicin (generic), Adriamycin, Doxil, Oxford, CT

PhysOrg Weblog

Discovery could lead to new cancer treatment

A team of scientists from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has reported the breakthrough discovery of a process to expand production of stem cells used to treat cancer patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Cell Biology, Biology, Science, Genetics, Lymphoma, Leukemia

Hartlepool Mail

Emma cuts off long locks to help child cancer patients after being inspired by This Morning

IT was a case of hair today gone tomorrow for kind Emma Croft who lost her locks for a good cause.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer

Guardian-series.co.uk

Teenager treks Kilimanjaro after brother's cancer diagnosis

Urussa Khan spent six days climbing the highest mountain in Africa to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust as her brother battles the illness A young girl has raised almost A 4,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust in dedication to her brother who is currently battling bone cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Bone Cancer

The Globe and Mail

How to heal when cancer strikes teenagers

Even with an excellent chance of being cured, teenagers with cancer face myriad emotional, educational and social concerns.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Teenagers, Bone Cancer, Genetics

Thu Aug 28, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Pedal power starts a charity revolution

Gerald Page and supporters, who took part in a cycle challenge from Swindon to Taunton to raise money for the GWH's outpatient department BEFORE Carl Page lost his battle with cancer he asked his brother Gerald to raise money to ease the pain of future sufferers.

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Related Topix: Health, Pancreatic Cancer, Breast Cancer

Patch.com

Hers Breast Cancer Foundation Hosts 15th Annual Keep Abreast Walk/Run

Registration is open for KEEP ABREAST, a 5k Walk, 5k/10k Run, and Community Expo held annually at the Quarry Lakes Regional Park in Fremont, California.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Health, Fremont, CA

Medical News Today

Better classification to improve treatments for breast cancer

Breast cancer can be classified into ten different subtypes, and scientists have developed a tool to identify which is which.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Genetics

The Doings Weekly

La Grange teen hosts 9th annual tennis fest to fight cancer

The Crofton Kelly 9th Annual Tennis Fun Fest held Aug. 16 raised about $5,500 for The Treasure Chest, an organization that buys toys for children going through cancer treatments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Kids

Swindon Advertiser

Pamper your way to brighter future

From left, Ros Burden, Trish Toner, Bev Neal and Lesley Bayliss who are organising a pamper evening in aid of GWH's brighter futures breast cancer appeal TICKETS are still available to people in need of a little luxury this weekend at a special pampering evening in aid of a new breast cancer treatment.

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Related Topix: Breast Cancer

Science Daily

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.

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

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