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3 hrs ago | BioSpace

Puma Biotechnology Shares Soar On Breast Cancer Drug Results

July 23, 2014 By Renee Morad , Breaking News Staff Shares of Puma Biotechnology Inc. more than tripled in after-hours trading Tuesday after the company reported positive clinical trial results of its experimental breast-cancer drug neratinib.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Startups,, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Herceptin, Trastuzumab (generic)

7 hrs ago | Fox News

Cancer-stricken father with 4 months to live heads to Disneyland with family for last time

Expected to live only four more months, a California father battling Stage 4 lung cancer will make what is expected to be his final trip to Disneyland with his two daughters thanks to the help of his hometown community.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

11 hrs ago | Medical News

Vanderbilt-led research team identifies protein "signatures" that drive colorectal cancer

A Vanderbilt University-led research team has identified protein "signatures" of genetic mutations that drive colorectal cancer , the nation's second leading cause of cancer deaths after lung cancer .


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Vanderbilt University

15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Hidden information behind imaging tests for cancer may unlock new approaches to radiation therapy

Information hidden in imaging tests could help doctors more accurately choose the radiation therapy dose needed to kill tumors, suggests a study of more than 300 cancer patients being presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine .


Related Topix: Health, Physics, Science, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Meet The Teen Who Dropped Out Of High School To Help Cure Cancer

For the 17-year-old, moving away from his hometown of Saratoga, Calif. to Silicon Valley was a necessary step towards his effort to find a cure for cancer.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Saratoga, CA, Medicine, Health, Smoking

Ashbourne News Telegraph

Colin Bloomfield vows to fight his way back on to the radio

Speaking on Sally Pepper's programme, Colin, who is fighting lung cancer and brain tumours, says he has "no intention" of quitting his job.


Related Topix: Health

Live Science

Antioxidant Supplements Don't Fight Cancer, Research Suggests

In a new paper, published July 10 in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers analyzed previous studies on antioxidants and cancer , trying to determine why taking antioxidants hasn't seemed to reduce people's cancer risk.


Related Topix: Somerville, MA, Carotene, Supplement, Health, Vitamin E

Medical News

ROS1 fusion genes found in young East Asian patients with lung adenocarcinoma

ROS1 fusion genes were successfully detected independent of gender or smoking history in young East Asian patients with lung adenocarcinoma , a histological subgroup in non-small cell lung cancer , using multiplex reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction and immunohistochemistry diagnostic tests.


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

Medical News Today

Gene identified that fights metastasis of a common lung cancer

Scientists at the Salk Institute have identified a gene responsible for stopping the movement of cancer from the lungs to other parts of the body, indicating a new way to fight one of the world's deadliest cancers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Cell Biology, Biology, Science


A mixed methods approach to understand variation in lung cancer practice and the role of guidelines

INTRODUCTION:Practice pattern data demonstrate regional variation and lower than expected rates of adherence to practice guideline recommendations for the treatment of stage II/IIIA resected and stage IIIA/IIIB unresected non-small cell lung cancer patients in Ontario, Canada.


Related Topix: Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Journal

Widow: Jury sent tobacco company a $23B message

A Florida widow awarded $23.6 billion in the death of her chain-smoking husband on Monday called the massive verdict a message to Big Tobacco, even though she likely won't see much if any of the money.


Related Topix: Florida, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Florida Government, Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

Daily Herald

Bolingbrook truck plaza receives "Lung Health Champion Award"

John and Robin Puthusseril accept the "Lung Health Champion Award" from Respiratory Health Association's Matt Maloney.


Related Topix: Truckers, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Daily Herald

SIU med students work with researchers during summer program

Thirteen medical students are getting a look at life inside a research laboratory during a summer research program at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.


Related Topix: Illinois, Carbondale, IL, Biology, Science, Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Health, Springfield, IL


Are Prostate Exams Now Part Of The 7th-Inning Stretch?

Jersey Shore : A 16-foot Anaconda is still on the loose in New Jersey - and people are starting to freak out.


Related Topix: Health, Entertainment


Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

This is one of the largest awards against a tobacco firm, but the company is looking to avoid the massive payout.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Health, Vladimir Putin

Business Journal

Up To Speed: R.J. Reynolds slapped with $23.6B verdict over one smoker

A Florida jury awarded $23.6 billion in punitive damages against RJ Reynolds Tobacco in a case involving a single smoker, a man who died of lung cancer in the 1990s.


Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Health, Whirlpool Corporation, Appliances, Environmental Law, Law


PPF's Sotio Considers Trials for Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

Sotio AS, a biotechnology company owned by the richest Czech, Petr Kellner , is considering starting clinical tests of an immunotherapy treatment for head and neck cancer based on its own scientific research.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Ovarian Cancer

Sun Jul 20, 2014

International Business Times

Gene That Stops Spreading of Lung Cancer - Identified by Latest Study.

Lung cancer is known as one of the deadliest forms of cancer as it spreads rapidly making the chances of survival extremely low.


Related Topix: Health, Cell Biology, Biology, Science

Sunday Mail

Crows on the mend

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RJ Reynolds' $23-billion punitive damage award unlikely to stand: experts

A decision by a Florida jury to impose punitive damages of $23.6 billion against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company on Friday is likely to be rejected on appeal or the award reduced substantially, lawyers with expertise in jury awards said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, US News, US Supreme Court, Health, Northeastern University