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  1. Consider taxes before consolidating retirement accountsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... however, the desire for simplicity is trumped by other factors, especially taxes. Q. Dan, I have Glioblastoma ( brain cancer) and have been disabled for two years now. I retired the day of surgery and have been receiving Social Security. My wife ...

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  2. Hype Around Marijuana As Treatment For Cancer UnwarrantedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... implanted in mice. The results provide useful scientific information, and may indeed improve the treatment of brain cancer patients eventually, after clinical trials and all the other regulatory hurdles that must be cleared before a new treatment ...

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  3. Gut bacteria may play role in brain protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NutraIngredients

    ... knowledge may be used to develop new ways for opening the blood-brain-barrier to increase the efficacy of the brain cancer drugs and for the design of treatment regimes that strengthens the integrity of the blood-brain barrier," said Pettersson. ...

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  4. 11-year old cancer survivor uses her 'Make-A-Wish' to help save animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | She Knows

    ... need. However, she received even greater news in August 2014 when doctors told Glover and her family that her brain cancer was in remission. Glover is now a happy, healthy fifth grader who wants to do everything she can to help animals. She spends ...

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  5. The power of positivity: San Mateo teen battles brain, spinal tumors with courageRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... tumor is cancer that started in another part of the body and spread to the brain, according to Voices Against Brain Cancer, a nonprofit organization committed to finding a cure for brain cancer. Despite the setback, Yurchenko has remained positive ...

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  6. Firm raises more than S$30,000 for Bangladeshi worker with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Channelnewsasia.com

    TODAY reports: Mr Alam Shah, a 31-year-old work-permit holder, was diagnosed with cancer early last month and given a year to live without treatment. SINGAPORE: Having raised more than S$30,000 in aid of foreign worker Alam Shah, who was diagnosed with third-stage brain cancer, interior design firm Archetype is arranging for Mr Alam to return to Bangladesh.

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  7. Real Relief in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CNN

    ... from Ebola or any other health challenge. Two ABC4All Mentors/partners, for example, have already succumbed to BRAIN CANCER. Please see a video created for ABC4All: "A New WWW for the World" To avoid as many as possible of such tragic deaths, ...

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  8. Beyond Brittany Maynard: Who is choosing to die with dignityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... laws. rittany Maynard's decision of whether to end her own life, before an aggressive and deadly form of brain cancer destroys the quality of her life, isn't made lightly. The 29-year-old knows she doesn't have long to live, and her final days may ...

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  9. Dana Kaluzny: A Woman Who Took Cycling to a New LevelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Torontoist

    ... raise funds to support cancer research, and the twentieth anniversary of her father's death. Her father died of brain cancer when she was eight-years-old. Once her family realized how committed she was, the next step was training. She found a ...

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  10. Australia to Host Human Tests for New Brain Tumour TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | International Business Times

    Scientists believe that the antibody created to sustain the life expectancy of patients suffering from Glioblastoma tumour might be the cure for brain cancer. The protein, EphA3 , was discovered more than 20 years ago by QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute's professor, Andrew Boyd.

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  11. Government decides whether to fund new highly effective radiation cancer treatmentRead the original story

    Wednesday | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    ... radiation therapy is used to target various cancers in hard to treat parts of the body such as brain cancer and urinary and anal cancers. Dr Dion Forstner is dean of the Faculty of Radiation Oncology at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College ...

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  12. Families form special bond for Thanksgiving at Jacksonville Ronald McDonald HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    ... he just hit his head. A subsequent MRI revealed a tumor larger than a golf ball in his cerebellum. He had brain cancer. The next day, Sept. 11, surgeons removed what they believe was all of the tumor. Then came chemotherapy and radiation, which ...

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  13. Bear Hugging & Cancer Crushing: a VT Family Turns Diagnosis Into Something PositiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WVNY

    ... know that?" asks Eric to his son. "Bear Hugging & Cancer Crushing is the result of Eric Gilcris's battle with brain cancer. It started in late 2011. "I still definitely remember the room. I remember the set up. I remember Anna sitting beside me," ...

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  14. Songbirds help scientists develop cooling technique to safely map human brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Science Daily

    ... NYU Langone, the standard practice is to keep many patients -- particularly those suffering from epilepsy and brain cancer -- awake and talking while surgeons directly apply brief electrical currents to the patient's brain surface to mark any ...

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  15. GRATITUDE: 'This place is such a blessing. Food stamps...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... William Street, who Seay tells us has recently concluded a seven-week radiation treatment to try and beat brain cancer. Already, she said, Street had overcome leukemia. With Street unable to work due to his illness, and Seay unable to maintain a job ...

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  16. This 19-Year-Old With Terminal Brain Cancer Is Celebrating Christmas Every DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Seventeen

    In 2013, Haley Lichter was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of anaplastic oligodendroglioma brain cancer four days before her 18th birthday. She immediately had the orange-size tumor removed from her brain and began intensive radiation and chemotherapy.

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  17. Clippers star Chris Paul bonds with young fan who lost mom to cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... Only Lisa Elaine Gallagher wasn't trailing in a game. Her fight was against glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer that can trigger massive headaches and speech and memory difficulties. Paul learned about the 49-year-old mother's battle ...

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  18. This Restaurant Wisely Reconsidered Firing a Worker Who Asked Off for Cancer TreatmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Grub Street

    A teenager who was working for Chicago-area Italian chain Rosebud as a delivery driver said that he requested six weeks off for a particularly invasive treatment of his spinal cord and brain cancer. Nineteen-year-old Jonathan Larson needed radiation, surgery, and time to recover, but his manager just fired him instead.

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  19. Physician-assisted suicide? Keep up the fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Post-gazette.com

    ... breakthroughs that can extend your life expectancy or even save your life. Ms. Maynard was terminally ill with brain cancer when she chose to end her life. I cannot say that I understand what she and her family went through, but I do think she ...

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  20. Marijuana for brain cancer could save lives, doctor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | SFGate

    Last week, we helped break the news of another study confirming the potential for compounds in marijuana to treat nearly untreatable brain cancer . Now, Dr. Wai Lui, a Senior Research Fellow at St George's, University of London, and lead researcher on a study describes his work in detail.

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