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1 hr ago | KETV-TV

Woman diagnosed with lung cancer urges other to be proactive about health

She never smoked a day in her life and now a healthy, active mother of three is fighting to stay alive after being diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer in December.


Related Topix: Health, Pancreatic Cancer

2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Food and wine benefit to raise funds for lung cancer research

The Janice McArdle Cancer Research Foundation will sponsor its inaugural Food and Wine Benefit from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 9 at White Eagle Golf Club, 3400 Club Drive, Naperville.


Related Topix: Health, Drink, Wine

6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

NCCN Offers Free Webinars for Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

On Thursday, July 24, 2014, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network A , with the support of the NCCN Foundation A , hosted its first of two free patient information webinars titled, " Know What Your Doctors Know: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment ."


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Ohio State University, Omaha, NE

6 hrs ago |

The top 10 cancer-fighting foods

Lycopene can protect healthy cells from damage, and actually destroy those aren't growing correctly.


Related Topix: Lycopene, Supplement, Tomato, Soup, Life, Food, Health, Dieting, Medicine, Nutrition

6 hrs ago | BioSpace

Batu Biologics Strategy For FDA Approval Of Lung Cancer Immunotherapy Featured In /i

Batu Biologics announced today that it's President and CEO, Samuel C. Wagner, was featured in the weekly business publication, the San Diego Business Journal.


Related Topix: Health

10 hrs ago | Science Blog

Potential 'universal' blood test for cancer discovered

Researchers from the University of Bradford, UK, have devised a simple blood test that can be used to diagnose whether people have cancer or not.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health

14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

AstraZeneca and QIAGEN enter collaboration to develop diagnostic test ...

IRESSA is an epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor that blocks the signals from the EGFR, which leads to tumour growth.


Related Topix: Biotech, AstraZeneca Group, Health

18 hrs ago | Reuters

AstraZeneca taps Roche, Qiagen for new blood-based cancer drug tests

AstraZeneca has signed up Roche and Qiagen to develop two separate diagnostic tests, both using simple blood samples, to identify patients who will benefit from its lung cancer drugs.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Genetics

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Hospice agencies looking for volunteers

Death's inevitability can be a hard thing to see, but for those receiving hospice care, and the people around them, it's often sharp and well defined.


Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Onslow County, NC

Medical News

Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results is far less than claimed

Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results among some patients is real and is only natural.


Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Medicine

CBS News

Outrageous vintage cigarette ads

In this 1931 ad, an ear, nose and throat doctor holding a "germ-proof" pack of Camel cigarettes attests to the brand's ability to filter the "peppery dust .


Related Topix: Smoking, Health

Thetelegraphand Argus

Cancer blood test moves closer after breakthrough by Bradford research team

LEADING research team at the University of Bradford has made a major breakthrough that could mean patients with suspected cancer being given a simple blood test to diagnose the disease.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Gene that Stops Lung Cancer

A team of researchers from the Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA may have found a promising new route to fight one of the world's deadliest cancers.


Related Topix: Health, La-Jolla, CA

Seeking Alpha

Alnylam And Benitec

Alnylam is a $5.1B company and Benitec Biopharma is a $120M company. Both are biotech companies working in the field of RNAi .


Related Topix: Benitec, Startups, Biotech, Medicine, Sirna Therapeutics, Healthcare Industry, Hepatitis, Health, Macular Degeneration, Genetics

The New York Observer

CareOne Fenway Fundraiser Fights Cancer With Michael Strahan

When HealthBridge executive Dan Grimes was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer, his friend Daniel Straus, CEO of CareOne and HealthBridge , decided to send out a rallying cry.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Medicine, Pop/Rock, Natasha Bedingfield

Fri Jul 25, 2014

North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Soft Drinks, Obesity and Scientific Neutrality

Percentages of obese adults in the U.S., 2011-2012, by age group. "Obese" is defined as having a Body Mass Index over 30, where BMI = 703 x weight in pounds/height in inches squared.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Smoking, Health

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Health Beat: Breath test spots diseases

You inhale, and you exhale. 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.


Related Topix: Health


ACR Statement on Cancer Study Regarding Patient Anxiety From CT Lung Cancer Screening

Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results among some patients is real and is only natural.


Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare

Medical Daily

Cause Of Brain Tumors Continues To Elude Scientists, Even After Decades Of Research

Even after years of research scientists are no closer to determining the risk factors for brain tumors.


Related Topix: Smoking, Genetics, Medicine, Health

Jamaica Observer

Of excesses, moderation and drought

LAST week the court ordered cigarette giant RJ Reynolds of Tobaccoville, NC, to pay US$7.3m to Cynthia Robinson, widow of Mike Johnson; US$9.6m to his son; and US$26.3billion in punitive damages -- Ouch! From age 13, Mike smoked three packs a day and died of lung cancer at 36. Cynthia claimed: "In 1996 she never knew nicotine was addictive and bad ... (more)


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Tobaccoville, NC, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Hypertension, Smoking