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3 hrs ago | WTOV9

Debbie Green Memorial 5k just days away

WTOV9.com OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. - The 17th annual Debbie Green 5K Run and Walk for Leukemia is this weekend in Wheeling, but the preparations have long been underway.

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Related Topix: Ohio County, WV, Health

5 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

Family Pays It Forward While Child Fights Cancer

It's been more than a year since one family got a life-changing diagnosis. While their daughter is still fighting the disease, the parents are helping others going through a similar journey.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids

9 hrs ago | Medical News Today

'New drug target for leukemia identified'

A new drug target for treating leukemia has been identified as part of the largest ever genetic analysis of tumor growth in childhood blood cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

9 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Breast Cancer Rates Are Higher In Flower Mound, but Officials Have No Idea Why

A state study released yesterday found that from 2002 to 2011, the female breast cancer rate for Flower Mound residents was significantly higher than surrounding areas.Even better? Officials have no idea why.

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Related Topix: Flower Mound, TX, Health

9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Growing Number Of 9/11 Rescue Workers and Responders Reporting Cancer Cases

The number of cancer cases among rescue workers and responders to the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center on Sept.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Health, Conservative Political News, US News

11 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Gilead's Zydelig ...

Zydelig is indicated in combination with rituximab for patients with relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia for whom rituximab alone would be considered appropriate therapy and as monotherapy for patients with relapsed follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma and small lymphocytic lymphoma who have received at least two prior systemic therapies.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Health, Lymphoma, Marketing, Medicine, Hematology

15 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

Liberty educators stay busy over summer

LCHS early childhood education teacher Dr. Jana Shields holds the Carl Perkins Outstanding Service Award that she received at the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education Summer Leadership Conference and Career Expo.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Liberty County, GA, Hinesville, GA, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Health

17 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Pinellas County news and note for Aug. 1

Included is a medical checkup, spaying/neutering, vaccinations, internal and external parasite control, heartworm tests, feline leukemia testing and microchipping.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Pinellas County, FL, Vaccinations, Health, Largo, FL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Danville News

Dance studio ready to Rally for friend with cancer

Hundreds are expected to show up to Rally for Ralph - Ralph Reedy a well-known fitness instructor in the community.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Fitness, Yoga, Danville, PA, Bloomsburg, PA

City Paper

Dani Girl at Randolph Road Theatre: Saturday, August 2

Childhood cancer is not the stuff of uplifting theatre, but composer Michael Kooman and lyricist Christopher Dimond's musical take on one girl's fight with leukemia is damn uplifting, they swear.

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Related Topix: Health

Hispanic Business

United States : IMBRUVICA (ibrutinib) Receives Regular Approval by...

United States : IMBRUVICA Receives Regular Approval by U.S. FDA in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and CLL patients with del 17p has approved the supplemental New Drug Application for IMBRUVICA capsules for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who have received at least one prior therapy.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

WFAA-TV Dallas

Flower Mound study: Breast cancer rates higher; others normal

A new study has found that rates for certain cancers were as expected in Flower Mound over the past decade, but breast cancer rates were higher than expected.

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Related Topix: Flower Mound, TX, Health

Glendale News-Press

Husband and wife to cycle 80 miles for cancer research

Fiancees Darnell Smith and Lauren Marlotte pose with her bike in Glendale on Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Wellesley, MA, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Provincetown, MA

BroadwayWorld.com

EMILY Follows Preteen Cancer Patient's Desire to Experience Life

Society dictates what is and is not acceptable for love, but do terms change when relationships begin under the pressures of a life-threatening illness? The new novel, "Emily: A young girl's desire to experience life while facing the uncertainty of death" , explores this question.

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Norwalk Reflector

Four years later, Norwalk boy in remission, keeping active

He's playing basketball and football, riding roller coasters at Cedar Point and, earlier this month, walked three laps around the Whitney Field track at Norwalk's Relay for Life.

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Related Topix: Norwalk, OH, Health, Medicine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Rye Daily Voice

Port Chester Woman Raises More Than $30K For Cancer Research

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. For the last eight years Port Chester's Lael Porcelli has run marathons, sprint triathlons and sold lemonade to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and honor her niece, Katie Smercak, who was successfully treated for leukemia at the age of five.

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Related Topix: Port Chester, NY, Chester, NY, Lymphoma, Health, Tarrytown, NY

News12.com

Dying teen turns fundraising efforts to Martin Minchev, battling leukemia

A teenage girl who lost her battle with a rare type of bone cancer has sparked a fundraising effort for a boy battling leukemia.

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Related Topix: Health, Sarcoma, Medicine

Sweetwater Reporter

Benefit for Sweetwater native

A benefit dinner and dance for Melinda Torres, who is battling leukemia, will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Sweetwater Jaycees Barn.

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Related Topix: Sweetwater, TX, Health, Medicine, Nursing

BioSpace

Roche??'s Gazyvaro Approved In Europe For Patients With The Most Common Type Of Leukemia

Gazyvaro, the first type II, glycoengineered anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody is now approved in Europe for patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia Approval is based on the phase III CLL11 study which showed that Gazyvaro plus chlorambucil chemotherapy significantly extended the amount of time people lived without their disease ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Leukeran, Chlorambucil (generic), Medicine

24 Hours

'Batkid' trailer shows how boy's fantasy came true

Five-year-old leukemia survivor Miles, dressed as "Batkid", arrives with Batman to rescue a "woman in distress" as part of a day arranged by the Make-A-Wish Foundation in San Francisco, California November 15, 2013.

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Related Topix: Health, MakeAWish Foundation, Charitable Organizations, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

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