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2 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

'Deal with it' documentary Exposes Canada's Hidden Hepatitis C Epidemic

Despite feeling in top physical shape, the war veteran discovered he had hepatitis C - a disease he had been living with for 28 years - and was facing imminent liver failure unless he received a liver transplant.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Infectious Diseases

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania must do more to fight the epidemic of hepatitis C

Pennsylvania lawmakers have an opportunity when they come back into session to take decisive action against a disease that has become known as the "silent killer" - a disease that poses a grave threat to Pennsylvania's baby boomer population.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Opinion

BioSpace

Celsion Corporation Announces $1 Million National Institutes of...

The grant will support preclinical studies evaluating ThermoDoxA , the Company's heat-activated liposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin, in combination with High Intensity Focused Ultrasound , for the treatment of brain tumors.

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Related Topix: Celsion, Biotech, Oncology, Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Doxorubicin (generic), Adriamycin, Doxil, Cancer, Health

CorpWatch

Gilead Sciences Under Investigation for Over-Charging for Hepatitis C Pill

Gilead Sciences of San Francisco is under investigation by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee for charging $84,000 for a 12 week course of a new drug to treat hepatitis C. Gilead sells the exact same course for $900 in poor countries like Egypt and India.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Hepatitis, Health, Startups, Food and Drug Administration, US News, Liberal Political News

Small World News Service

Grandfather, 63, claims he cured liver cancer with Cannabis Oil

Mike Cutler, 63, was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2009 after blacking out at work - and was given a transplant in November that year.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Cancer, Health

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Cancer patient celebrates six months of life with 'miracle baby'

A terminally ill cancer patient in Texas who was told she only had a short time to live last year is celebrating six months with her baby boy who was born healthy thanks to a revolutionary new treatment.

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Related Topix: Texas, Health, US Army, US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center

The Citizens' Voice

Treatments promising for hepatitis

Q: My son has a hepatitis C infection, based on a blood test. The doctor says he's OK now, but could someday become seriously ill.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

BioAlliance Pharma Strengthens Its Financial Resources with the Support of Its Top Shareholder

In particular, the loan supports its R&D programs, including the international phase III clinical trial with Livatag in primary liver cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology, Health

Daily Press & Argus

Outing will benefit infant with cancer

A six-year veteran for the Howell fire department, Dan Timberlake describes his 11-month-old son, Jameson, as "the happiest baby" he's ever seen.

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Related Topix: Howell, MI, Health, Ann Arbor, MI

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Questions answered about Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a disease that is caused by a virus that affects the liver. Even though the disease often doesn't produce symptoms, it can seriously damage the liver and can be fatal.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Opinion

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Health Highlights: July 17, 2014

It could cost state Medicaid programs more than $55 billion to pay for a breakthrough drug to treat hepatitis C, according to a study by pharmacy benefits firm Express Scripts.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Genetics, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

7-year-old boy's mission to raise money for treatment

EARLIER IN THE DAY 7 YEAR OLD CAMERON HILL SPENT HIS MORNING IN CHEMO THERAPY AND IMMEDIATELY AFTERWARDS HE MADE HIS WAY TO THE TO THE FAIR GROVE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN THOMASVILLE TO HANG OUT WITH THE FIRE CREW THAT ON A MISSION TO HELP RAISE MONEY FOR HIS TREATMENT.

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Related Topix: Health

BioSpace

BTG plc: Interim Management Statement And Annual General Meeting

London, UK, 16 July 2014: BTG plc , the specialist healthcare company, today announces its interim management statement for the period 1 April 2014 to 15 July 2014 ahead of the Company's Annual General Meeting, which will be held today at 10.30 am at the offices of Stephenson Harwood LLP, 1 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7SH.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Tucson Weekly

New UAMC Clinic Offers Free Hep C Screenings

Although the Arizona Department of Health Services does not offer free, state-funded hepatitis screenings, there's a local free alternative-the Liver Institute at the University of Arizona Medical Center currently offers free hepatitis C screenings.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Courier

Young mum warns: scans can save lives

This year, at just 27 years old, the Ballarat mother of two found out she had stage four bowel and liver cancer.

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Related Topix: Health

Freshnews

GenSpera Presents G-202 HCC Clinical Trial Update at 5th Asia-Pacific ...

GenSpera, Inc. , a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, releases the APPLE 2014 presentation.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Taiwan, Oncology, Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Mon Jul 14, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

New technology developed to diagnose cancer cells

In pathology, cells and cell nuclei are usually examined using a microscope for bio-marker expressions in tumours.

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Related Topix: Pathology, Medicine

Freshnews

Celsion Corporation to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on July 16, 2014

Celsion Corporation , a leading oncology drug development company, announced today that the Company will ring the NASDAQ Stock Market closing bell on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Times Square, New York, NY.

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Related Topix: Celsion, Biotech, Oncology, Medicine, Cancer, Health

Hispanic Business

Ventrus Biosciences Becomes Assembly Biosciences as Stockholders...

Ventrus stockholders also approved a 1-for-5 reverse stock split and the change of the name of the company to will begin trading under the ticker "ASMB."

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Infectious Diseases

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Independent.ie

'I was given less than a 30pc chance of survival' - David Norris speaks of cancer horror

Senator David Norris has spoken of his experience of liver cancer, saying he was given a less than a 30pc chance of "getting out alive."

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Related Topix: Health

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