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Third Philip Mappa Memorial Ride is slated Saturday

Participants are being sought for the Third Annual Philip Mappa Memorial Ride Saturday.

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Related Topix: Mount Airy, NC, Health

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Newswise

Advances in Molecular Medicine, Genetic Testing, and Laboratory...

New science in molecular and genetic testing for breast, colon, and prostate cancer, as well as leukemia, will be among the special features at the College of American Pathologists' annual scientific and education meeting, CAP'14--THE Pathologists' Meeting , Sept.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Pathology, Prostate Cancer, Health, University of Vermont

Naples Daily News

Estero man couldn't go without seeing his baby Preparing for...

Preparing for fatherhood is no easy feat. There are sleepless nights, heavy responsibilities and countless moments to be cherished.

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Related Topix: Estero, FL, Health, Medicine

Scientific Blogging

How Science Is Using The Genetics Of Disease To Make Drugs Better

The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public... Personalized medicine is the ability to tailor therapy to an individual patient so that, as it's often put, the right treatment is given to the right patient at the right time.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, The Conversation, Reggae, Health

Business Journal

St. Jude scores $1.1M in federal grants

$379,851 for the Kir-Favorable Haploidentical Transplantation In Children project, which will develop novel bone marrow transplantation for leukemia patients without a matched donor.

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Related Topix: Health

Scientific Blogging

Indication Of Considerable Added Benefit Using Ruxolitinib For Myelofibrosis

Myelofibrosis is a rare disease of the bone marrow, in which the bone marrow is replaced by connective tissue.

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Related Topix: Health, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

GlobeNewswire

Capital Increase in Genmab as a Result of Employee Warrant Exercise

Genmab A/S will increase its share capital by 134,005 shares as a consequence of the exercise of employee warrants.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CiteULike

Clarifying the Impact of Polycomb Complex Component Disruption in Human Cancers

The dysregulation of proper transcriptional control is a major cause of developmental diseases and cancers.

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Related Topix: Health, Sarcoma, Medicine

US Pharmacist

Breakthrough Therapy Approved for Leukemia and Lymphoma

The FDA has granted approval for the kinase inhibitor idelalisib in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia and two types of lymphoma in patients who have relapsed after previous treatment.

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Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health

Forbes.com

What 'Chasing Life,' On ABC Family, Gets Right (and Wrong) About Cancer Treatment

I'm a writer and physician. Earlier in my career I practiced oncology and hematology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oncology, Hematology, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer

EurekAlert!

Blueprint for next generation of chronic myeloid leukemia treatment

This is Dr. Michael Deininger, of the University of Utah and Huntsman Cancer Institute, co-senior author of a new study that identified mutated forms of a gene that encodes for... SALT LAKE CITY- Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah have identified and characterized mutated forms of the gene that encodes BCR-ABL, the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Recreational Vehicle, Huntsman, Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah

Greenwich Citizen

Hope runs deep

Maria Buhl, left, and Lisa Wolcott stand in front of a poster promoting their bone marrow registry event at the Guilderland YMCA on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Guilderland, N.Y. Photo: Michael P. Farrell Maria Buhl, left, and Lisa Wolcott stand in front of a poster promoting their bone marrow registry event at the Guilderland YMCA on Friday, Aug. 15, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Guilderland, NY, Health, Bethlehem, NY, Delmar, NY

News 4 Jax

Could pets help children with cancer?

More than 13,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year. Many of these kids have to endure painful treatments that trigger stress, anxiety and depression.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Health, Nursing, Medicine

BioResearch Online

Stem Cell Research 'Holy Grail' Uncovered, Thanks to Zebrafish

With help from the zebrafish, a team of Australian researchers has uncovered how hematopoietic stem cells renew themselves, considered by many to be the 'holy grail' of stem cell research.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Fox News

What's inside your foam packaging?

There's just somethinga weird about foam packaging, technically called polystyrene.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Non-Profit, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

Click Orlando

Fighting Together for a Cure

SHIRTS FOR THE CAUSE. AS LOCAL 6'S JULIE BROUGHTON FOUND OUT, YOU GET TO PICK THE WINNING DESIGN.

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Related Topix: Pediatric Cancer, Health, Florida

Claremont Courier

A small miracle: Condit student leads charge against cancer

Eureka restaurant, located at 580 W. First St. in Claremont, will host a Dining for a Cause fundraiser on Monday, August 25 beginning at 5:30 p.m. During this event, a portion of your bill will be donated to Team Jazzy, a group of dedicated followers who support cancer survivor Jasmine Lyn, a second grader at Condit Elementary School.

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Related Topix: Claremont, CA, Health, Lymphoma, Anaheim, CA

New York Daily News

Leukemia patient gets married at LI hospital

James Lauricella, 37, wed 41-year-old Kimberly Mikucki at the chapel at Stony Brook University Hospital on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Health, Holtsville, NY, Wedding, Medicine, Nursing, Holbrook, NY

Newswise

Leukemia Drug Shows Promise for Skin, Breast and Other Cancers

MAYWOOD, Ill -- A leukemia drug called dasatinib shows promise for treating skin, breast and several other cancers, according to researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Loyola University Chicago

Nerve News

Natural killer cells can treat leukemia in kids

In a first, researchers have shown that select immune-system cells from young patients with leukemia can be multiplied in the lab - creating an army of natural killer cells that can be used to destroy cancer cells.

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Related Topix: Health, Kids, Family

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