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4 hrs ago | The Reporter

Dream of a Lifetime is special visit with best friend

NorthBay Hospice and Bereavement Coordinator Linda Pribble helps Ann Walsh put on her friendship bracelet.

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Related Topix: Linda, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, Recreational Vehicle, Bison, Yountville, CA, Health

7 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Drug trial provides hope of new treatment for some oesophageal cancer patients

Drug aimed at treating advanced oesophageal - or gullet - cancer could lead to a new treatment approach for a sub-group of patients Findings of a trial of a drug aimed at treating advanced oesophageal - or gullet - cancer could lead to a new treatment approach for a sub-group of patients with this kind of cancer.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Oncology

11 hrs ago | KLIQ-FM Hastings

Man Hands Foul Ball Catch to Terminally-Ill Mom

John Oberg was amazed to catch a foul ball a Detroit Tigers game last week, and promptly handed it to his mother.

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Related Topix: Health

12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Deletion predicts survival in advanced non-small cell lung cancer

Bcl-2-like protein 11 deletion in advanced non-small cell lung cancer is associated with shorter progression free survival in epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor or chemotherapy treated Asian patients.

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine

16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

celebrity breast health sparks awareness, Dr. Adolphus Sowemimo offers insight

Recent statistics paint a harsh reality about women and breast health in the United States.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

18 hrs ago | Newswise

Online Screening for Rare Lung Cancer Mutation Opens Door to New Kind of Clinical Trial

In the previous few years, several breakthrough treatments have become available for key subtypes of lung cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Genetics, Oncology

18 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Online screening for rare lung cancer subtypes opens door to new kind of clinical trial

Ross Camidge, M.D., Ph.D., director of the thoracic oncology clinical program at the CU Cancer Center is principal investigator of clinical trial testing ponatinib against FGFR+ lung cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oncology, Genetics

20 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Breath test spots diseases

Every minute, the average person takes about 15 breaths and researchers at the Cleveland Clinic say those breaths can reveal a lot about your health.

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Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health, Hepatitis, Medicine

Yesterday | Medical News Today

Reduced-nicotine cigarettes 'do not lead to increased smoking intensity'

Researchers have previously been concerned that cigarettes with reduced levels of nicotine could lead to smokers increasing the intensity of their habit in order to satisfy their nicotine cravings.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Smoking, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Canada,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Surgery associated with better survival for patients with advanced laryngeal cancer

Approximately 11,000 to 13,000 cases of laryngeal cancer are diagnosed each year and squamous cell carcinoma accounts for the vast majority of these tumors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Mount Sinai, NY, bladder cancer, Skin Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

Benzinga

OncoGenex Announces Update on Phase 3 ENSPIRIT Trial Evaluating...

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the Phase 3 ENSPIRIT trial, evaluating custirsen in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer , is continuing as planned per the recommendation of the Independent Data Monitoring Committee based upon completion of the first interim futility analysis.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Biotech, Medicine, SONUS Pharmaceuticals, OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Prostate Cancer

Medical News

Pre-op Pet/CT predicts stage I NSCLC adjuvant chemotherapy benefit

Preoperative imaging could help guide the use of postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with early non-small-cell lung cancer , Japanese researchers believe.

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Related Topix: Health

New York Daily News

VIDEO: Man catches foul ball, gives it to mom battling cancer

John Oberg, 27, attended the game with his 59-year-old mother Karen, who was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer in January and given three months to live.

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Related Topix: Health

CiteULike

SLC1A5 mediates glutamine transport required for lung cancer cell growth and survival.

Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research , Vol.

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News 4 Jax

Lung cancer screening guidelines

Each year lung cancer kills half of those diagnosed and more people than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined.

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Related Topix: Health, Smoking

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Claire optimistic over new cancer statistics

A CANCER survivor has welcomed the news that death rates for some of the UK's most common cancers have fallen.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Puma Biotechnology Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Based on accounting principles generally accepted in per share, for the second quarter of 2013.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer

Medical News

EGFR biomarkers predict NSCLC response to vandetanib

Biomarker analyses of tumour samples from the ZODIAC study indicate that epidermal growth factor receptor gene copy number and mutation status may help identify the non-small-cell lung cancer patients most likely to benefit from treatment with vandetanib plus docetaxel .

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Related Topix: Health, Taxotere, Docetaxel (generic)

CNN

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Across Second Life

The 2014 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Across Second Life season will begin on September 1, 2014 and will continue until October 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society

US News & World Report

Why are Lung Cancer Rates and Deaths Plummeting?

Why do you think lung cancer rates are plummeting? Well, first, keep in mind that we still have a long way to go, as lung cancers kill more Americans than the next three combined - breast, colorectal and pancreatic.

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Related Topix: Health, Smoking, Medicine

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