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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Children's Hospital of San Antonio adding pediatric cancer expertise

The Children's Hospital of San Antonio has taken another step in its quest to develop a world-class pediatric cancer program.


Related Topix: Pediatric Cancer, Health, Medicine, Hematology

4 hrs ago |

Rock'n'Roll Oncologist Reveals The Physics Behind Great Guitarists

During daylight hours, Dr David Robert Grimes takes on the serious and important job of battling cancer.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Medicine, Short, Music!

7 hrs ago | Science Blog

Anti-pain agent shrinks oral cancers, leaves healthy tissues alone

Mouse models of human oral cancer treated with an agent called capsazepine showed dramatic tumor shrinkage without damage to surrounding tissues, researchers from the School of Dentistry and School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found.


Related Topix: Oral Cancer, Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, Medicine

11 hrs ago | AME Info

Tawam Hospital to host third Annual Emirates Oncology Conference in Al Ain

Tawam Hospital, in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine and part of the SEHA healthcare system, is hosting the third edition of the Emirates Oncology Conference and 14th Pan-Arab Cancer Congress from November 13 to 15, 2014 at the Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi.


Related Topix: Johns Hopkins Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Cancer

12 hrs ago | CBC News

Ottawa Hospital hopes diagnosis lab will aid cancer treatment

The Molecular Oncology Diagnostics Laboratory will focus on breast, lung, melanoma and colorectal cancer patient samples when it first opens.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Colorectal Health

14 hrs ago |


On friday afternoon mom was given some terrible news from her daughter. Her lab work came back abnormal & she told her oncologist that her back was hurting really bad.


Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Argus

Award for Brighton hospital

The Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital was given a Macmillan Quality Environment Mark for offering high standards of care for people affected by cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Journal and Courier

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Mishawaka, IN, Sleep, Health, Audiology, Nursing

Townsville Bulletin

Tumour not end of war

But the brave Burdekin teen has refused to let her battle against an undiagnosed brain tumour hold her back from fighting for the lives of children with cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine

Business Journal

Cerulean CEO sees future of cancer treatment in multidrug combos

Oliver Fetzer says that he may not have opted to bring his company, Cerulean Pharma, public in April had it not been for a discovery a few months earlier that showed his main cancer drug had one advantage he hadn't previously known anything about.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine

Seeking Alpha

Gilead's Pipeline Requires MacroGenics' ImmunoOncology Platform

Pending data by year-end, we expect GILD to pay above fair value >100% upside for MGNX, reflecting its scarcity value delivering both immuno-oncology exposure and high-throughput drug development.


Related Topix: Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, MacroGenics

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, Lung Cancer, Genetics

The Motley Fool

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Medicine

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Margaret McDowell, MD

While she always wanted to be a doctor, she first provided care as a nurse, and some of her early experiences helping cancer patients encouraged her to specialize in radiation oncology as a physician.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Charleston, SC

CBC News

Cancer drug approval slowed by budget issues

The provincial budget is a factor when it comes to delays in approving new cancer drugs, say P.E.I. health officials.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Canada

DNA India

New cancer cases to reach 1.9 million by 2035

At the same time, mortality due to cancer cases is estimated to be at 0.8 million, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.


Related Topix: Medicine


Advaxis and MedImmune Partner on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial

Advaxis, Inc. , a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing cancer immunotherapies, has entered into a clinical trial collaboration with MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, HPV, Health, Vaccinations, Cervical Cancer

Medical News

Experts join MD Anderson to end cancer

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is pleased to announce that one of the world's preeminent experts in breast cancer research and treatment, V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., will join the institution's efforts to end cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Breast Cancer, Biology, Science, Georgetown University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

5 year old Jordan Foster hosted lemonade stand for CHKD Fundraiser

Jordan Foster is only five years old, but her father told she saw ads about hosting lemonade stands for Anthem's LemonAid for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and decided to participate.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Recorder

Pam Roberts in the Shelburne Falls Yoga Studio. Recorder/Paul Franz

Twenty years ago, Pam Roberts was diagnosed with breast cancer. Every week through treatment and rehabilitation, Roberts attended a writing workshop, where she found that no matter what prompt was given, she'd write about her experience with cancer.


Related Topix: Shelburne Falls, MA, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Fitness, Yoga