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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.
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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.
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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
How do you live without your wife?
MATTY Turner, Daniel McCarthy and Paul Barton lost their wives to ovarian 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.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Promising new drugs, research "dream teams," cancer risk findings; news roundup from AACR
Wednesday marks the official end of the four-day annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in San Diego, at which more than 18,400 scientists, physicians, patient advocates and other professionals in the field of oncology convened.