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  1. Here's What Doctors Really Think About The Most Controversial Questions In MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Though physician-assisted suicide is technically legal in five states , that right has mostly been exercised in Washington, Vermont, and most-famously, Oregon, where Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman with terminal brain cancer, recently ended her life on Nov. 1. Before that, she captured the attention of millions with a few YouTube videos put together by the advocacy group Compassion & Choices . Americans in general support the right to physician-assisted suicide, though the number varies depending on how the question is asked - as of 2013 it was as high as 71% in support, if described as "end the patient's life by some painless means."

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  2. Bank Helps Local Teen Battling Cancer with 'Dreams Do Come True' ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Patch.com

    In early November, Northern Virginia-based Burke & Herbert Bank launched their Dreams Do Come True program online, inviting customers and friends to nominate a family member or friend in their neighborhood who had a wish worth granting. Serena, a vibrant 16-year-old from Lorton, has been battling brain cancer since the age of 2, bravely enduring numerous surgeries and rounds of chemotherapy.

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  3. Hill's brain cancer worsens, playing career overRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    The most emotional and powerful story in college sports will keep going, as Lauren Hill has opted to continue to be part of the Mount St. Joseph basketball program -- as an honorary coach. The perma-smiling blonde-haired freshman has captured the attention and hearts of millions in recent months.

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  4. WCIA Anchor Dave Benton's Cancer Treatment May Have Added Months to His LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | TVSPY

    It's been three months since anchor Dave Benton told viewers of Champaign, Illinois CBS affiliate WCIA that brain cancer had returned, and the diagnosis was grim -he had only a matter of months. In an interview Wednesday with WUIS radio, Benton said treatment has been exhausting, but his doctors believe it has added a few months: "I've been fortunate not to have a lot of side effects so far," he said.

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  5. Other CancersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... cells in the brain are actually lung cancer cells. The disease is called metastatic lung cancer (it is not brain cancer). Use the links below to find information on specific types of cancer, including treatment options, expertise at The James, ...

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  6. Scientists link proteins that keep cells multiplying to cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... in neural stem cells and they have also been found in tumors, including glioblastoma, a very aggressive form of brain cancer. Dr. Katz explains that Musashi proteins are normally involved in "marking stem and progenitor cells, but they get turned on ...

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  7. Important gene interaction defined that drives aggressive brain cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News Today

    ... SND1 led to reduced levels of STAT3, a gene that has been shown to promote the most lethal characteristics of brain cancer. "Patients suffering from brain tumors are in desperate need of improved therapies," says Fisher, Thelma Newmeyer Corman ...

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  8. Light Show Donates To Young Boy With CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    An annual light show in Madison is drawing crowds and donations to help fight cancer. Madison's Magical Christmas raises money for the American Cancer Society, but starting the week of Christmas, all donations will go to a little boy named Tayden who's fighting brain cancer.

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  9. Lauren Hill retires as player, will serve as honorary coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... become a national celebrity athlete and champion for DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma), a rare form of brain cancer. She received news about her diagnosis just 49 days after she committed to Mount St. Joseph to play basketball. After that, it ...

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  10. WestSide student fighting infection after brain cancer surgeryRead the original story

    Wednesday | Wenatchee World

    Friends of Ana Ventura are trying to raise money to help pay for the 17-year-old WestSide High School students cancer surgery. For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source.

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  11. Robert Donald PetersenRead the original story

    Wednesday | Wenatchee World

    ... of praise to God. He had a deep love for people, always wanting the best for them. When aggressive Glioblastoma brain cancer struck him, he moved to his parents' home in East Wenatchee, where he was gladly welcomed. He had surgery for the cancer, ...

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  12. Most Doctors In The United States Now Support 'Death With Dignity' LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ThinkProgress

    ... her decision to end her life this fall. After Maynard was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of terminal brain cancer, she and her husband moved to Oregon so she could take advantage of the state's liberal physician-assisted suicide law. In ...

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  13. Close-up: Jessica Doney of Virginia BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... her daughter and my mother. Who or what in your background best prepared you for doing what you do? I had brain cancer when I was 9, and I think that I became twice my age after going through that. Then I watched my mom have cancer and cared for ...

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  14. Indiana girl Lauren Hill reveals her daily battle with terminal cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daily Mail

    'My body is shutting down and there's nothing I can do': Girl, 19, reveals her daily battle with terminal cancer after achieving her dream to play college basketball A 19-year-old girl who is suffering from terminal brain cancer has spoken of her daily battle with the disease - weeks after achieving her dream to play college basketball. Lauren Hill, from Lawrenceburg, Indiana, was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma - a rare and inoperable tumor in the brain stem - 14 months ago.

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  15. 'Warehouses for the dying:' Are we prolonging life or prolonging death?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... but painful and medically futile - has gained currency of late. This fall, a photogenic 29-year-old with brain cancer made the cover of People magazine with the decision to end her life on her own terms. About the same time, Medicare proposed that ...

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  16. Novogen Shares Skyrocket 120% Following Drug NewsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Benzinga

    ... effective therapies. The second is that it offers evidence for the first time of an hypothesized link between brain cancer and melanoma. Dr. Graham Kelly, Novogen Group CEO, said, "This latest finding brings the value of TRXE-009 into true ...

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  17. Miriam Toews wrestles with the implications of suicide in 'All My Puny Sorrows': book...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Oregonian

    Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old Portland woman, recently acted on her legal right to "die with dignity." In January she was diagnosed with incurable brain cancer and given less than a year to live.

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  18. UT Southwestern researchers identify cell signaling mechanism that plays vital role in brain cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Medical News

    UT Southwestern Medical Center neurology researchers have identified an important cell signaling mechanism that plays an important role in brain cancer and may provide a new therapeutic target. Researchers found that this mechanism - a type of signaling termed constitutive or non-canonical epidermal growth factor receptor signaling - is highly active in glioblastomas, the most common type of adult brain cancer and a devastating disease with a poor prognosis.

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  19. Lauren Hill: 'I want everybody to know I never give up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Star Press

    ... Hill. Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://usat.ly/1AA8Dlo Battling DIPG, a rare and agressive brain cancer, Lauren Hill scored in her first official home game. "I believe God has the last say," said the Mount Saint Joseph freshman. The ...

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  20. Signaling mechanism could be target for survival, growth of tumor cells in brain cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Science Daily

    Neurology researchers have identified an important cell signaling mechanism that plays an important role in brain cancer and may provide a new therapeutic target. The researchers found that this mechanism -- a type of signaling termed constitutive or non-canonical epidermal growth factor receptor signaling -- is highly active in glioblastomas, the most common type of adult brain cancer and a devastating disease with a poor prognosis.

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