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6 hrs ago | CiteULike

Discovery of a Potent and Selective BCL-XL Inhibitor with In Vivo Activity

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10 hrs ago | Patch.com

Stand up to Cancer with "Flat Rommel"

Every 60 seconds someone dies from cancer. We can't afford to wait another second.

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Related Topix: Health, Ladera Ranch, CA, Mission Viejo, CA

14 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

Solons on Miriam's plan to run for president in 2016: - It's a free country'

Marikina Rep. Miro Quimbo, MAGDALO party-list Rep. Francisco Ashley Acedillo and AKO Bicol party-list Rep. Rodel Batocabe said they would not stop Santiago, who is battling with stage 4 lung cancer, from seeking the presidency in 2016.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Miami's Community Newspapers

Lung cancer screening program opens at Baptist Health sites

Baptist Health South Florida has announced the launch of the first lung cancer screening program in South Florida for people who run a high risk of developing lung cancer.

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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, Cancer, Health, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Munster, IN, Arthritis, Breast Cancer

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Why some patients don't get Alzheimer's

Researchers have found that rheumatoid arthritis patients seem to have protection from developing Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Arthritis

Hispanic Business

CPRIT Awards Faculty $26 Million in Prevention, Research, and...

Specifically, CPRIT funding awarded to UT Southwestern's faculty includes: * Awards involving treatments and strategies targeting lung, breast, prostate, and head and neck cancers, as well as basic science research into cancer biology; * in Competitive Expansion Grants to expand a unique telemedicine program to provide genetic cancer screenings for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Oncology, Ovarian Cancer, Health, Biochemistry

Freshnews

DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments

DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the filing of June 30, 2014 fiscal year-end financial statements.

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Related Topix: Transportation, ASCO plc, Logistics, Oncology, Medicine, Health

P&T Community

FDA Removes Clinical Hold on Early Trials of Cancer Drug Vantictumab

The FDA has removed its partial clinical hold on enrollment in phase I clinical trials of the investigational cancer treatment vantictumab.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Breast Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Medical News

Vaccine boosts advanced NSCLC patient survival

Investigation of a vaccine targeting a glycoside present in non-small-cell lung cancer has demonstrated efficacy as a switch therapy for patients with stable, advanced disease after chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Cuba, World News, Medicine

The Orlando Sentinel

Wendy Chioji: My cancer is back

Wendy Chioji returning in WKMG specials Wendy Chioji, center, is flanked by Marc Middleton, left, and Bill Shafer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Entertainment, Television

Medical News

Mutant allele frequency predicts lung cancer TKI response

Tyrosine kinase inhibitor sensitivity may be predicted by the frequency of a point mutation in the epidermal growth factor receptor gene, suggests a study of Japanese patients with advanced lung adenocarcinoma.

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Related Topix: Health, Pancreatic Cancer

Mail & Guardian

Where there's smoke, there's fire

"I wish I never smoked in the first place and moving over to electronic cigarettes [e-cigarettes] was my way of trying to kick the habit but my nicotine addiction has increased - now I want to smoke all the time," says Brett Pearton from Randburg in Johannesburg, shaking his head with regret.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, World News, South Africa, Smoking, Health, Africa

PhysOrg Weblog

Research demonstrates potential method to better control lung cancer using radiotherapy

Manchester scientists are working out how to safely increase the radiotherapy dose given to lung cancer patients - potentially offering improved local control and survival.

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, Breast Cancer

The Rye Daily Voice

White Plains Hospital Staff Member Shares His Story Of Clinical Trial

Robert Linscott, a resident of White Plains, had no symptoms when he volunteered for a free, lung cancer clinical trial at White Plains Hospital.

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Related Topix: Health, Thoracic Surgery, Medicine

The Spokesman-Review

Post Falls coach Jeff Hinz says cancer put his life in perspective - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 PST

"I'm going on my 20th year of teaching and I felt like how you might get in your career and everything in life that 'I have to go to work today, I have to do this or that,' " Hinz said.

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Related Topix: Health, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nikkei Net Interactive

Medical device makers see gold in silver population

As Asian countries become more prosperous, they are undergoing the familiar pattern of population growth and aging.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Cancer, Health, Liver Cancer

Dudleynews.co.uk

Cancer patients are more likely to suffer from major depression, figures show

Large numbers of cancer patients suffer from major depression and in the vast majority of cases their mental anguish is being overlooked or ignored, a study has found.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Depression, Oncology, Nursing

Jewish World Review

After 3 Years Of Chemo, Man Finds Out He Doesn't Have Cancer

Roger Mollison, a 66-year-old native of Scotland, spent three years on chemotherapy before finding out he received a false positive lung cancer diagnosis.

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Newswise

The Medical Minute: Screening and Awareness Contribute to Fewer Prostate Cancer Deaths

Fewer men are being diagnosed with and dying from prostate cancer these days. While that is due in part to widespread awareness and better treatment, it is also the result of more judicious screening.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Urology

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