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Minorities Disproportionately Impacted by Cancer in Michigan

For Immediate Release: April 17, 2014 LANSING ? Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States and African Americans disproportionately have the highest death rate for any racial and ethnic group.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, African-American, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MacReport Media RSS Feed

World Mobile Holdings, Inc. Announces Current Status

World Mobile Holdings, Inc. , a global leader in developing Image Transmission Devices , Lithium-Iron Battery Modules, and Solutions Integration for major wireless carriers around the world, is pleased to announce the following news: The company's engineering team, advised by Dr. Thomas Lu, the senior research fellow at Jet Propulsion Lab of CIT, ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, World News, China, Marijuana, Marketing

Science Daily

Unraveling the 'black ribbon' around lung cancer

A study consisting of lung cancer patients, primarily smokers between the ages of 51 to 79 years old, is shedding more light on the stigma often felt by these patients, the emotional toll it can have and how health providers can help.


Related Topix: Health, Smoking, Medicine, Nursing, Genetics

P&T Community

Pivotal Phase III Study Evaluates Veliparib (ABT-888) in Lung Cancer Patients

AbbVie has announced the initiation of a global phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of its investigational compound veliparib in patients with previously untreated locally advanced or metastatic squamous nonsmall-cell lung cancer .


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Paraplatin, Carboplatin (generic), Ovarian Cancer, Breast Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

Nunatsiaq News

National organization documents cancer in Inuit communities

A cross-section of a human lung: The white area in the upper lobe is cancer. The black areas are discoloration due to smoking.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, North America, Canada, World News, Smoking

E-cigarettes may pose cancer risk

A review article published in the May 1 edition of Scientific American contained evidence that e-cigarettes might pose a risk of lung cancer; it also pointed to marketing campaigns to attract teens and non-smokers to e-cigarettes Many view e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to tobacco containing products because they do not contain the carcinogens ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Marketing, Smoking, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)


Health Highlights: April 16, 2014

The 74-year-old television star was diagnosed last March with an inoperable brain tumor and told she had just a few months to live.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Live Science

There's No Debate: Lowering Salt Cuts Strokes and Heart Attacks

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.


Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Heart Disease, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Smoking, Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

New trial aims to speed cancer drug development

Because any single gene mutation behind a particular cancer can be extremely rare, studying one drug at a time is extremely challenging Scientists and drug makers are pioneering a new kind of clinical trial that changes the way cancer drugs are studied, potentially cutting both the time and cost of bringing them to market.


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

New figures show lung cancer and other rates are different between men and women

Research shows that lung cancer rates are rising for women but falling for men and this isn't the only difference in male and female health The latest research on life expectancy shows that women are still living longer than men - with an impressive average life span of 83 years versus 79 for their male counterparts.


Related Topix: Health, Skin Cancer, Medicine

Cancer Drugs Trial 'An Important Step Forward'

The project, hailed as a "very important step forward", could see patients given a specific drug designed for their cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Gainsborough Today

Notts: County Council urges everyone to be clear on the signs of cancer

Notts County Council is using the new Be Clear on Cancer lung cancer campaign to remind residents about the possible signs and symptoms of the disease which kills more than 400 people in Notts each year.


Related Topix: Health

Northern Virginia Daily

Group provides support to cancer patients, caregivers

Josette Miller, 43, of New Market, said when her mother was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer, the family was blindsided.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, New Market, VA, Shenandoah County, VA

JAM! Showbiz

Valerie Harper: 'I'm absolutely cancer-free'

Veteran actress Valerie Harper has declared herself cancer-free, just over a year after doctors warned her she had months to live.


Related Topix: Valerie Harper, Celebrities, Mary Tyler Moore, Health, Medicine, Acupuncture, Oncology, Entertainment


Increased funding raises hopes in pancreatic cancer research

Gary Notti has his pancreatic cancer in check after being told in 2010 he had just months to live.


Related Topix: Pancreatic Cancer, Health, Novato, CA, Classical, Luciano Pavarotti, Steve Jobs, Science / Technology

Lots of smoke but little fire to reduce Indiana's smoking habit

State officials are appealing a $63 million reduction in Indiana's share of tobacco master settlement payments.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014


AbbVie Announces Initiation of Pivotal Phase III Study of Veliparib...

AbbVie Announces Initiation of Pivotal Phase III Study of Veliparib for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer AbbVie announced the initiation of a global Phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of its investigational compound, veliparib , in patients with previously untreated locally advanced or metastatic squamous non-small ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Paraplatin, Carboplatin (generic), Pancreatic Cancer

Athens Banner-Herald

Fundraiser for Team Kirk supports local business owner, helps those fighting cancer

What began as a symbol of support for a friend fighting lung cancer has turned into a team of people working to help others battling various types of cancer throughout northeast Georgia.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Non-Profit, Smoking

University of Florida News

To kill a tumor: UF physicians target the genes of lung, colon cancers

University of Florida physicians and researchers are collaborating to map the genes of different types of cancer, and then deliver medication to attack cancer at its source.


Related Topix: University of Florida, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Genetics

Knoxville News Sentinel

50k grant to help Cherokee fight cancer in Hamblen County

The American Cancer Society announced the grant Tuesday. It will fund cancer awareness, education and screening for colorectal cancer to people in Hamblen County.


Related Topix: Hamblen County, TN, Morristown, TN, Health, Sports