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2 hrs ago | HON

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

6 hrs ago | 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

New Memoir 'Shot in the Head' is Released

BEDFORD, N.Y., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In a book that has been called "powerful and emotional," author Katherine Flannery Dering brings to life the experiences of one large family before and after the onset of mental illness.


Related Topix: Bedford, NY, Health, Manhattanville College

Northwest Herald

Low-dose CT scan can detect lung cancer in its early stages

CT technologist Traci Schauer prepares Ellen Jeffrey of Huntley before her lung screening Wednesday in Huntley.


Related Topix: Health, Huntley, IL, Smoking, Medicine, Barrington, IL

Mary Scottoline, 90, 'Mother Mary' to author Lisa Scottoline

Mary Scottoline, 90, formerly of Bala Cynwyd, the hilarious, sometimes profane, larger-than-life maternal figure known to readers as "Mother Mary," died Sunday, April 13, of lung cancer at the home of her daughter, Lisa, the author and Inquirer columnist.


Related Topix: Bala Cynwyd, PA, Health, Philadelphia, PA, Ardmore, PA, Delaware County, PA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Chemotherapy before or after surgery for high-risk bladder cancer...

Contrary to treatment guidelines for high-risk bladder cancer, chemotherapy before or after surgery is not commonly used in routine clinical practice.


Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Oral Cancer, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer

Medical News

Three-gene test may aid earlier lung cancer detection

Malcolm Brock and co-workers found that DNA methylation of one or more of CD01 , HOXA9 and TAC1 was almost universal in lung cancer samples from the USA.


Related Topix: Health

BBC News

Hospital buys A 300k cancer scanners

Diagnosing people with lung cancer will become faster at Swansea's Morriston Hospital after spending A 299,000 on scanning machines, say health bosses.


Related Topix: Health, Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, Swansea County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, World News, Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom,