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Event helps cancer center

Kim Karnell, a resident of Bridgewater, is organizing a fundraiser at Soriano's Parkside in Bridgewater on April 26 to benefit the Joan Karnell Supportive Care Program at Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Bridgewater, NJ, Pennsylvania Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health, Somerset County, NJ

Tue Apr 15, 2014


NW Bio Closes on First $15 Million of Financing for Substantial...

Northwest Biotherapeutics , a biotechnology company developing DCVax personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, today announced the closing of the first $15 million funding by a single institutional investor of the registered direct placement of up to $32 million which was announced by the Company last week.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Brain Cancer, Prostate Cancer, University of Pennsylvania

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ovarian cancer survivor urges women to be aware of symptoms by releasing poem

A BRAVE mum who survived ovarian cancer is urging others to be aware of the symptoms as she marks the anniversary of her life-changing diagnosis.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine

Detroit News

Teeth grinding is common in the elderly

Dear Dr. Roach: My mother-in-law is 95 and lives in a nursing home. Sometimes when we visit, I can barely stand to be in her presence because she savagely grinds her teeth, making an awful grating, creaking noise.


Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Bruxism

Sun Apr 13, 2014

How do you live without your wife?

MATTY Turner, Daniel McCarthy and Paul Barton lost their wives to ovarian cancer.


Related Topix: Cervical Cancer

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer with John Anagnost, MD

When actress Angelina Jolie tested positive for a BRCA1 gene mutation and she announced that she would undergo a proactive double mastectomy, she raised the awareness of the use of genetic testing in breast cancer prevention among women.


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

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Londonderry Today

Nelson Drive woman's warning: 'Listen to your body and got to GP'

Phyllis Quigley from the Waterside area - diagnosed in January 2012 with ovarian cancer - has urged women to listen to their bodies and go to the GP if they have any concerns about their health.


Related Topix: Health, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Medicine

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Irregular menstrual periods linked to higher cancer risk

Women who have irregular menstrual periods take note: You may have more than twice the likelihood of getting ovarian cancer than women who get periods every month.


Related Topix: Health, Berkeley, CA

Lake Elsinore Valley News

Ovarian cancer support group now offered at Michelles Place

TEMECULA An ovarian cancer self-help support group for women newly-diagnosed and/or currently in treatment or beyond treatment for ovarian cancer is being offered the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Michelle's Place.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Temecula, CA

Fleetwood Today

Trust dispels cancer myths

A hospitals trust is out to dispel fatal misconceptions about ovarian cancer - and hopes women from Fleetwood and Wyre will get the message.


Related Topix: Health

Derry Today

'He told me I had stage two ovarian cancer and I needed chemotherapy'

Phyllis is an ovarian cancer survivor and she decided to go public with her story in order to help others battling the illness.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer

York Press

MP's campaign to end NHS postcode lottery

A YORK MP has launched a parliamentary bid to end the postcode lottery of unequal NHS care across the country.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Border Mail

Her 'baby bump' was no joke

HELEN Hadfield often joked about her baby bump, as she called it, but little did she know it was a tumour growing on her right ovary.


Related Topix: Health

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Judge orders Indiana to recognize ailing gay woman...

Indiana must recognize immediately a terminally ill gay woman's marriage to her partner in Massachusetts, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Health

Hispanic Business

Studies from M. Satpathy and Co-Researchers Update Current Data on Nanoparticles

The development of targeted nanoparticle imaging probes and therapeutics offers promising approaches for early detection and effective treatment of ovarian cancer."


Related Topix: Health, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

PhysOrg Weblog

Moffitt Cancer Center begins Phase I clinical trial of new immunotherapy

Moffitt Cancer Center has initiated a phase I clinical trial for a new immunotherapy drug, ID-G305, made by Immune Design.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Sarcoma, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer

Wed Apr 09, 2014



Tumor grade is a system used to classify cancer cells in terms of how abnormal they look under a microscope and how quickly the tumor is likely to grow and spread.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Pathology, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

The Windsor Star

Bang a gong for hope at Windsor Regional Cancer Centre

The mighty sound of a gong will now be a common occurrence at the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre , thanks to the donation of a former patient and her family.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer


Irregular Periods May Be Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests

Women with irregular menstrual cycles may have more than double the risk of ovarian cancer compared to women who have regular monthly periods, new research suggests.


Related Topix: Health, Berkeley, CA, Women's Health

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Health Beat: Cancer vaccines: Medicine's next big thing?

One in eight women will develop breast cancer during her lifetime. Each year, 22,000 will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer