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39 min ago | Washington University in St. Louis

New center aims to use immune system to fight cancer, other diseases

A time-of-flight mass cytometer is the centerpiece of the new Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs, a center that helps scientists use the immune system to fight cancer and infection.


Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Health

1 hr ago |

Roche Reaffirms Full Year Outlook But Suffers From Currency Movements

Roche Holdings recently released its Q1 2014 results and reported a slight decline of 1% in its revenues.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer

1 hr ago | Freshnews

Volasertib, Boehringer Ingelheim's Investigational Oncology...

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European Commission have granted Orphan Drug Designation to volasertib for acute myeloid leukemia .


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Leukemia, Health, Cancer

1 hr ago | Applied Clinical Trials

Volasertib, Boehringer Ingelheim's Investigational Oncology Compound, ...

Volasertib, Boehringer Ingelheim's Investigational Oncology Compound, is Granted Orphan Drug Designation for Acute Myeloid Leukemia in the U.S. and EU /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European Commission have granted Orphan Drug Designation to volasertib for ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Leukemia, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Cancer

5 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

Valerie Harper is Recovering from Brain Cancer

Valerie Harper faced a dismal future when her doctors announced point blank that she had terminal brain cancer.


Related Topix: Valerie Harper, Health, Brain Cancer, Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Windsor Star

Tecumseh students remember Daniel Ethier with emotional donation

Children at St. Antoine French Catholic school in Tecumseh carried or rolled in box after box of art and craft supplies Wednesday in memory of former fellow student Daniel Ethier.


Related Topix: Medicine, Kids, Family

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

New trial aims to speed cancer drug development

Because any single gene mutation behind a particular cancer can be extremely rare, studying one drug at a time is extremely challenging Scientists and drug makers are pioneering a new kind of clinical trial that changes the way cancer drugs are studied, potentially cutting both the time and cost of bringing them to market.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Genetics


Cancer 'Vaccine' for Advanced Disease Passes Early Hurdle

Researchers report early progress in developing a treatment that might one day help the immune system defend itself against cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Texas

WWWZ-FM North Charleston

Valerie Harper Says She's 'Absolutely Cancer-Free'

Valerie Harper has gained ground in her battle with brain cancer. "I'm absolutely cancer-free!" she told Closer magazine .


Related Topix: Valerie Harper, Brain Cancer, Health, Medicine

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, Lung Cancer, Medicine, Acupuncture, Entertainment

Isle News

Mourant Ozannes finds MOJO for FOJO

Staff at law firm Mourant Ozannes had a 'hairy' experience for charity last week, raising essential funds to help cancer patients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Jersey County, Channel Islands, United Kingdom


BioAlliance Pharma And TopoTarget A/S To Merge To Form Orphan Oncology Powerhouse

BioAlliance Pharma and Topotarget Enter into Merger Agreement to Create a Leading Orphan Oncology Company PARIS & COPENHAGEN, Denmark-- --April 16, 2014-- Regulatory News: BioAlliance Pharma SA , an innovative company specialized in the development of drugs within orphan oncology diseases, and Topotarget A/S a Scandinavian-based biopharmaceutical ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Denmark,

WXIX-TV Cincinnati

New advanced melanoma treatment on the horizon

Federal health officials expect more than 76,000 new cases of melanoma, or skin cancer, this year.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health

The American Journal of Managed Care

Innovation in Oncology Payment Reform: Reports from Real-Life Practice

Four innovators from oncology practices across the country described how payment reform is shaping the way they treat cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Hematology, Texas, Medicaid

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Age is just a number for young cancer doctor

A young cancer doctor in Lake Charles is proving age truly is just a number. The now 29-year-old never graduated high school, because he was accepted to Purdue University at the age of 11. Dr. David Chang is a radiation oncologist at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital.


Related Topix: Medicine, Lake Charles, LA, Purdue University

Portland Tribune

Milwaukie bank vault goes to the dogs

Kim Freeman, an oncologist, and John Wooldridge, a surgeon, are merging their practices April 19 into a new comprehensive veterinary cancer and surgery clinic, at 10400 S.E. Main St., Milwaukie.


Related Topix: Milwaukie, OR, Medicine, Portland, OR, Clackamas, OR


Heating Up Breast Cancer

DALLAS Two years ago, doctors told Lisa Ridgeway she had triple negative breast cancer, a very aggressive disease with no cure.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Genetics, Lung Cancer

Business Journal

Round Rock physician among highest in Texas Medicare billings

Dr. Darren Kocs of Round Rock was one of the state leaders in Medicare compensation in 2012, totaling $4 million in services billed according to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.


Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicaid, Medicine

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

The "Big Colon" Opens For Viewing

As part of a presentation on cancer research, a giant, inflatable colon will be on display this Friday at Niles High School.


Related Topix: Niles, MI, Medicine, Colorectal Health, Health, Colon Cancer