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3 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | SFGate

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

11 hrs ago |

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,


Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer clinical trial scenario.


Related Topix: Health

Business Wire

Research and Markets: Therapy Trends: Non-small Cell Lung Cancer - KOL Insight Module

Change is coming to the NSCLC treatment algorithm and it's coming soon. Revolutionary new immunotherapies, more personalised treatment choices and further drug developments are all set to roll out in the near future.


Related Topix: Health

Flintshire Standard

Community mourns Flint cancer death mum

Rachel Venables, 43, from Flint, whose remarkable story touched the hearts of so many, died at Glan Clwyd Hospital on Saturday after a two-year battle with the illness.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health


Julia McWatt: The truth about cancer in Wales

It was an uphill battle after Chico's early sending off and our man Phil Blanche was there to run the rule over the players As she prepares to host a brand-new TV series about our musical heritage, Cerys Matthews assures Karen Price that it is far from a staid history lesson.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Medicine, Smoking

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Standard

SKorea state insurer sues three tobacco makers

South Korea's state health insurer said Monday it had filed a lawsuit against three domestic and foreign tobacco makers, seeking damages of 53.7 billion won for payouts over smoking-related illnesses.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Smoking, Medicine, Health,

This is Gloucestershire

Lynn following in Gloucester hero Derrick Daley courageous'...

Lynn Walsh has vowed to carry on in her father's brave footsteps after he lost his long battle with cancer last year.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England, Health