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Morning Briefing -- Friday
The Hoosick Falls, Cambridge, Greenwich, and Salem Little Leagues will hold a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hoosick Falls Youth Center located at the Armory in Hoosick Falls.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Indianapolis Business News
Greenfield Mayor Pasco, 66, dies after cancer fight
The mayor of a central Indiana city has died just days after his family said he had ended treatment for a recurrence of liver cancer and was in home hospice care.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Antivirals for HCV improve kidney and cardiovascular diseases in diabetic patients
Researchers from Taiwan reveal that antiviral therapy for hepatitis C virus improves kidney and cardiovascular outcomes for patients with diabetes.
South Wales Argus
Editorial Comment: Any excuse for Post Office sell-off
IN WHAT is a particularly cruel twist, missing man Kyle Vaughan's mum Mary has been diagnosed with liver cancer.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Brent Lawson, a member of the Greenfield Board of Works, made the announcement this morning at the board's regular meeting.
C. Ind. mayor in hospice care for liver cancer
The family of a central Indiana mayor says he has decided against further treatment for liver cancer and is in hospice care at home.
Medical News Today
EASL publishes revised clinical practice guidelines to optimise the...
The European Association for the Study of the Liver publishes their revised Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of hepatitis C virus infection .1 The EASL guidelines, which supersede the previous version published in 2011, are designed to help physicians and other healthcare providers optimise their management of patients with acute and ... (more)
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
SU2C auction hits close to home for Angels
The Angels will join the rest of the baseball community in once again supporting Stand Up To Cancer's efforts to raise awareness and funds in hopes of eradicating the deadly disease.
Giant Eagle Expands Specialty Pharmacy with Acquisition, Bringing...
Multi-format food, fuel and pharmacy retailer Giant Eagle, Inc. added to its best-in-class Health and Wellness offerings with the acquisition of Rx21 Specialty Pharmacy, enabling the company to provide enhanced services to Hepatitis C and organ transplant patients and providers.
Have HIV? Get Hip to Hep C
A discussion about the risk of transmitting or contracting HIV without mentioning Hepatitis C is like talking about Clyde Barrow without Bonnie Parker.
Kansas City InfoZine
Sovaldi Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
Sovaldi is the second drug approved by the FDA in the past two weeks to treat chronic HCV infection.
EASL publishes revised clinical practice guidelines to optimise the management of hepatitis C virus
The European Association for the Study of the Liver today publishes their revised Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of hepatitis C virus infection .
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Diabetes identified as risk factor for liver cancer across ethnic groups
Diabetes was associated with an increased risk for developing a type of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma, and this association was highest for Latinos, followed by Hawaiians, African-Americans, and Japanese-Americans, according to results presented here at the Sixth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in ... (more)
The Newark Star-Ledger
Proton therapy center in Franklin is gaining traction in cancer treatment
Liz D'Amato has a story that is all too common. In November of last year, the mother of three from Dayton received a phone call that confirmed a diagnosis thousands of women receive each year: cancer.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
FDA OKs Major New Hepatitis C Drug, Sovaldi
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Gilead Sciences' hotly anticipated Sovaldi , a once-daily oral nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor to treat people with hepatitis C virus , including those coinfected with HIV and those who have liver cancer and are awaiting a transplant.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
'Breakthrough' hepatitis C treatment was tested by Bon Secours liver specialist
In clinical trials, the polymerase inhibitor, the first used in hepatitis C treatment, has shown a more than 90 percent success rate in curing the deadly virus that causes liver failure and cancer of the liver .
3-year-old Huntley girl battles rare liver cancer
HUNTLEY – Lauren Felde didn't know what to think earlier this fall when she could feel a lump near the stomach of her three-year-old daughter Payton.
FDA approves faster, easier treatment for hepatitis C
Sovaldi, a new medication for hepatitis C that can be paired with other drugs to make treatment of the liver-damaging disease faster, easier and more effective, got approval from the Food and Drug Administration Friday.
WPTV Local News
Possible new treatment for hepatitis C
One of the main treatment options is an injectable drug called interferon. But its side effects are so severe only half of patients can tolerate it.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Grieving Family Turns to Crowdfunding
She had been for several years in fact. On November 22nd, she went into the hospital for a procedure to remove more cancer from her liver.