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53 min ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

Oncologist educates Kiwanis club on cancer treatment

Members of Kiwanis hear from a physician who specializes in cancer treatment and how to fight the disease and signs to look out for.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Oncology, Breast Cancer

4 hrs ago | WBRZ

Free prostate cancer screenings offered Sept. 13

With September designated as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is holding its annual barbershop screening event to increase awareness and promote early detection of the disease.

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Related Topix: Health

6 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

Think Blue: Prostate Cancer Awareness

Buddy, Robert and Tony are Amarillo area musicians who have played together in bands over the years, all graduated high school together and all are prostate cancer survivors.

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Related Topix: Health, Amarillo, TX

7 hrs ago | Worcester News

Summer ball raises 4,030 towards cancer treatment machine

UROLOGY staff from Worcestershire put on their dance shoes to raise A 4,030 towards a campaign to buy a state-of-the-art surgical robot for cancer patients in the county.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Urology

7 hrs ago | The News-Press

White coat notes: Prostate cancer screening vital for boomer men

Note from Dr. Carlos Portu: This week, I have asked my esteemed colleague, Dr. Marc Guttman, to update us on prostate cancer screening.

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Related Topix: Urology, Oncology, Opinion

7 hrs ago | Newswise

New Method for Non-Invasive Prostate Cancer Screening

WASHINGTON D.C., Sept. 2, 2014 - Cancer screening is a critical approach for preventing cancer deaths because cases caught early are often more treatable.

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Related Topix: Health

11 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Exelixis Drug Fails Pivotal Prostate Cancer Study

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Mozilla, Kidney Cancer, Liver Cancer, Thyroid Cancer

11 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Exelixis, Inc.'s Not So Excellent Prostate Cancer Trial Results

Next to "Yes, I'll do the dishes" there may not be a rarer phrase to come out of my mouth.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Thyroid Cancer

11 hrs ago | Newswise

Grandpop and Prostate Cancer

The simple fact of life for men is that as they age the risk of prostate cancer increases.

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Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pennsylvania, Life, Holidays, Grandparents Day, Medicine, Urology, African-American

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Independent.ie

There is a big divide in male cancer testing rates

Irishmen who have poorer psychological health are less likely to have a prostate screening test, according to a new study.

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Kinston Free Press

Kinston native releases book on personal misdiagnosis from doctors

A Kinston native took his near-fatal experience and shared it in hopes others get more than a first opinion.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kinston, NC, Health, Urology

The Wichita Eagle

Raising awareness of covert killer pulmonary fibrosis

Despite claiming an estimated 40,000 lives annually - roughly the same number as breast cancer or prostate cancer - pulmonary fibrosis remains one of the least-known covert killers in the country.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Food and Drug Administration

Reuters

Exelixis to cut jobs after prostate cancer drug fails late-stage study

Cancer drug developer Exelixis Inc said on Monday it would cut about 70 percent of its workforce after its experimental prostate cancer drug cabozantinib failed a late-stage study.

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Related Topix: Startups, Exelixis, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone, Food and Drug Administration, Healthcare Law, Law

Reuters

Exelixis to cut jobs after prostate cancer drug fails late-stage study

Cancer drug developer Exelixis Inc said on Monday it would cut about 70 percent of its workforce after its experimental prostate cancer drug cabozantinib failed a late-stage study.

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Related Topix: Startups, Exelixis, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law

PhysOrg Weblog

Caffeine helps cancer survivors reach exercise goals

Prostate cancer survivor, John Brady, participating in exercise session with UQ Clinical Exercise Physiology students Nicholas Edwards and Daniel Harth The study is the first of its kind to investigate whether caffeine, the world's most commonly used stimulant, can help prostate cancer survivors exercise.

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Related Topix: Cancer

The Review

Start now in fight against - silent killer'

And as we get set to enter September - Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - we're reminding Tri-State Area men to be aware.

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Related Topix: Health, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society

Stuff.co.nz

Billy Connolly feels 'stronger than ever'

STRONGER THAN EVER: Scottish comedian Billy Connolly, who toured New Zealand in April and May, is doing well, his wife says.

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Related Topix: Health, Parkinson's Disease, Entertainment

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Patch.com

Laughter Proves to be Best Medicine for Local Cancer Patient

Photo caption: Staff from the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital pose with cancer patient Mike Chlebek.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, University of Chicago, Oncology, New Lenox, IL

Scoop

Paint Yourself Blue This September for Prostate Cancer

With more than 3000 Kiwi men being diagnosed with prostate cancer each year, the PlaceMakers Blue Streak is yet again zipping around the length and breadth of the country to raise awareness of the Prostate Cancer Foundation's Blue September appeal.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

Detroit Free Press

Health and wellness events starting Sept. 2: Support groups and more

6-8 p.m. Oakwood Southshore Medical Center, 5450 Fort, Trenton. 800-543-9355. Free.

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Related Topix: Livonia, MI, Farmington Hills, MI, Rochester, MI, Troy, MI, Royal Oak, MI, Health

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