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27 min ago | Reuters

AstraZeneca steps up push into cancer immunotherapy

AstraZeneca is accelerating its push into cancer immunotherapy, with plans to test a key experimental drug in new tumor types.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Oncology

1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Cancer's growth driven by minority of cells within a tumour

US cancer researchers have unearthed further evidence that a tumour's growth can be fuelled by just a small minority of its cells.

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Related Topix: DanaFarber Cancer Institute, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health, Skin Cancer

5 hrs ago | New Scientist

Protector gene's evil twin linked to spread of cancer

Nicknamed the "guardian of the genome", the p53 protein detects mutated or damaged cells and triggers a process that causes them to wither and die before they can turn cancerous.

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Related Topix: Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Health, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

Puma Biotechnology Announces Amendment to Neratinib Licensing Agreement with Pfizer

Puma is currently developing PB272 for the treatment of patients with HER2-positive breast cancer and patients with non-small cell lung cancer, breast cancer and other solid tumors that have a HER2 mutation .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Medical News Today

Merck Serono initiates phase II study of anti-PD-L1 antibody...

Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck, today announced the initiation of an international Phase II study designed to assess the efficacy and safety of MSB0010718C, an investigational fully human IgG1 monoclonal antibody that binds to programmed death-ligand 1 .

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

SooToday

Algoma lung cancer rates higher than province: APH

A report expected to be released this year shows people in Algoma have a higher incidence rate of cancer than the rest of the province, said Algoma Public Health.

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Related Topix: Health, Prostate Cancer

Stroudnewsand Journal

Handling asbestos sheets and pipes led to lorry drivers death, coroner rules

LOADING and unloading asbestos sheets and pipes led to the death of Wotton under Edge lorry driver David Jones decades later, a coroner ruled today.

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Related Topix: Gloucestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Health, Mesothelioma

Criminal Report Daily

As Skin Cancer Rates Up, Surgeon General Warns: Keep Covered

With skin cancer rates rising more than 200 percent from 1973 to 2011, the office of the Surgeon General is warning Americans to take cover.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health, Oncology

PhysOrg Weblog

Psychologist creating online tool to help patients navigate lung cancer screening decision

The phrase "we caught it early" is possibly the best news a patient can hear in the midst of a cancer diagnosis.

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Related Topix: Health, Psychology, Science, University of Kentucky

Medical News Today

Some cancer cells are characterized by both high sugar intake and high mobility

Cancer cells are gluttons. We have long known that they monopolize large amounts of sugar.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Herald

'Team Tom' a way for Glenview family to remember a loved one

"He was the type of person who never liked to sit down," Janelle said. So when the Nebraska native was visiting his daughter in Illinois, seeing him in pain just while sitting down was a warning sign for the family.

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Related Topix: Health

Portsmouth Today

Widow still waiting for apology from travel operator over holiday

THE wife of a man who has now died from lung cancer said she is appalled a travel operator has not written an apology after advising her to take another passenger on a prebooked holiday.

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Related Topix: Health

ContactMusic.com

Tv On The Radio Plan Album Return After Loss Of Bassist

Rockers Tv On The Radio are set to unveil their first new album since the 2011 death of bassist Gerard Smith .

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Related Topix: Health

The Independent

Liverpool bar becomes 'first in UK' to ban smoking outside

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

Switched

This Beauty Subscription Box 'Fuels The Fight' Against Cancer

While the disease took physical, mental and emotional tolls on the Alabama native, she found a silver lining and co-created a beauty subscription box to "fuel the fight" against cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Smoking

Medical News Today

In lung cancer study false positives not found to increase anxiety

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended computerized tomography lung screening for people at high risk for cancer , but a potential problem with CT is that many patients will have positive results on the screening test, only to be deemed cancer-free on further testing.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Radiology

Metro

NEWE-cigarettes 'may cause lung cancer like normal cigarettes'

But now a new study suggests that the 'healthier' electronic cigarette alternative may not be as harmless for you afterall.

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Related Topix: Health, Buffalo, NY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

BioSpace

AstraZeneca PLC Taps Roche For New Blood-Based Cancer Drug Tests

Astrazeneca And Roche Announce Partnership To Develop Companion Diagnostic Test For AZD9291 AstraZeneca today announced it has entered into collaboration with Roche to develop a plasma-based companion diagnostic test to support AZD9291, AstraZeneca's investigational compound in clinical development for non-small-cell lung cancer .

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Related Topix: Biotech, AstraZeneca Group, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Drug Testing, Oncology

KETV-TV

Omaha woman battles Stage IV lung cancer

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.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE, Health, Nebraska Methodist College

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Pancreatic Cancer

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