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  1. Focused Ultrasound: Heating Up Brain TumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

    When cancer spreads to a person's brain, treatments like radiation and surgery are typically the only options. But they can cause harsh side effects and damage to healthy tissue.

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  2. Be Wary of Websites Selling Genetic Cancer Tests: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | HON

    Websites that offer personalized genetic cancer tests tend to overstate their supposed benefits and downplay their limitations, a new study says. And many sites offer tests that have not been proven to be useful in guiding cancer treatment, according to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute team that analyzed 55 such websites.

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  3. AbbVie to buy Pharmacyclics for $21 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SFGate

    AbbVie will spend about $21 billion to buy Sunnyvale drugmaker Pharmacyclics and add another major revenue producer to a portfolio that already includes the world's top-selling drug. The deal will provide the Illinois drugmaker with Imbruvica, a blood cancer treatment that Pharmacyclics makes and then markets with Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Biotech.

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  4. Market Report: Rumours abound of cash-rich Us private equity group offer for Weir GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... bid for Shire, 50p off at 5,204 1.4p, confirmed recent intense speculation by launching an agreed bid for US cancer drugmaker Pharmacyclics. Gossip now suggests the next company to lose its independence in the red hot global biopharma sector is ...

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  5. Drugmaker to Buy Leukemia Drugmaker for $21BRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

    AbbVie will spend about $21 billion to buy fellow drugmaker Pharmacyclics and add another major revenue producer to a portfolio that already includes the world's top-selling drug. The deal will give the North Chicago, Illinois, drugmaker Imbruvica, a blood cancer treatment that Pharmacyclics makes and then markets with Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Biotech.

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  6. Products advertised on personalized cancer care websites: True or false claims?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Although there are only a few validated genetic tests specifying individual risks for certain cancers or which can help to select genomically targeted cancer therapies, the Internet is already a major source of marketing for both legitimate tests as well as those of dubious value, according to a study published March 5 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute .

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  7. 16th WCTOH announces new speakers, programme and scientific highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Medical News

    The World Conference on Tobacco or Health announced today that South Africa Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi will address conference delegates during a ministerial plenary on the linkages between tobacco use and non-communicable diseases. Also participating in the conference is the United States Surgeon General Vice Admiral Vivek H Murthy, who will participate in the Inaugural Ceremony on a panel on tobacco control that also includes HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, who is the Director General of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation.

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  8. The Under-the-Radar Reason Why Puma Biotechnology Inc. Rocketed 17% HigherRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in case they're material to our investing thesis. ) , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel cancer care therapies, rocketed higher by as much as 17% during Thursday's trading session following a price target increase from Citigroup and merger and acquisition activity within the biotech industry.

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  9. AbbVie Buys Pharmacyclics in $21B DealRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Fox News

    for about $21 billion, giving it access to what is expected to be one of the world's top-selling cancer drugs and expanding its reach in the profitable oncology field. The deal -- the latest example of a big drugmaker swooping on a biotech firm to ...

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  10. Iron Maidena s future depends on Bruce Dickinsona s cancer treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    ... at which time he will be able take an MRI scan. It is not until then that we will have full confirmation that the cancer has been completely destroyed. However, prognosis continues to be extremely good and everyone is optimistic for a full recovery. ...

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  11. Iron Maiden's Future Depends On Bruce Dickinson's Cancer TreatmentRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | WENN Blog

    Iron Maiden are planning their future around the outcome of bandmate Bruce Dickinson's cancer treatment. The British rocker has been undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy after doctors discovered a tumor on his tongue, and the rest of the musicians have put plans to release a new album on hold until he recovers.

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  12. AbbVie Emerges With $21 Billion Deal in Fight to - the Very End'Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    AbbVie Inc.'s $21 billion deal to buy Pharmacyclics Inc. came after a pitched battle with rivals including Johnson & Johnson that featured multiple rounds of bidding and went down to the wire Wednesday night. The race to acquire the cancer drugmaker was one of the most competitive ones AbbVie Chief Executive Officer Rick Gonzalez, with more than 30 year of experience in the industry, has ever seen, he said Thursday on a conference call.

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  13. AbbVie touts $21B deal for PharmacyclicsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    Pharmaceutical giant AbbVie topped Johnson & Johnson and another corporate bidder to land cancer drugmaker Pharmacyclics in a $21 billion acquisition, company officials said Thursday. AbbVie touts $21B deal for Pharmacyclics Pharmaceutical giant AbbVie topped Johnson & Johnson and another corporate bidder to land cancer drugmaker Pharmacyclics in a $21 billion acquisition, company officials said Thursday.

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  14. Doctors use device for blood clot removal to suction man's kidney cancer tumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Fox News

    When 60-year-old Chris Teodoro was diagnosed with advanced kidney cancer in September 2014, he didn't have a lot of options. His cancer had grown up and out of his kidney, infesting his blood vessels and approaching his heart.

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  15. Cut for a Cure benefits Pediatric Cancer FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Dozens of people around the Tampa Bay area, including members of the Rays, are shaving their heads to raise money for cancer research. Cut for a Cure benefits Pediatric Cancer Foundation Dozens of people around the Tampa Bay area, including members of the Rays, are shaving their heads to raise money for cancer research.

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  16. Town Throws Elaborate Sweet 16 Surprise Party for Teen with CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | People

    Diagnosed with leukemia a year ago, Abby Snider, of Winchester, Virginia, spent most of her 15th year bravely fighting her cancer with debilitating treatments and harsh medicines. "There were times when I just didn't want to do it anymore and I just wanted them to kill me.

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  17. Bruce Dickinson Cancer Update: 'He's Had A Long Period Of Considerable Pain And Discomfort' [News]Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Iron Maiden manager Rod Smallwood has offered an update on Bruce Dickinson 's cancer treatment, revealing that the vocalist had recently went through a rough patch, but is expected to make full recovery in the upcoming months. As reported, Bruce recently underwent a seven-week chemotherapy and radiology course to treat a cancerous tumor at the back of his tongue.

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  18. NFL tie Rob Ford wore during crack confession sells big on eBayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sporting News

    ... of the profits he will make off the tie and other items will go to the hospitals where he is receiving treatment for cancer. He has also said that he will donate the rest of the money to charities, though he has yet to decide on which ones. Other ...

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  19. Top 5 Cancer KillersRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | WebMD

    Cancer care has come a long way. There are treatments for many types, and in some cases, even cures.

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  20. Bayer HealthCare Contributes $1 Million to Support Cancer Care Technology PlatformRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Bayer HealthCare announced today that it has contributed one million dollars to the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology to support CancerLinQ , a cutting edge health information technology platform designed to unlock vast quantities of information about the experiences of people living with cancer. "Bayer is proud to join ASCO and the Conquer Cancer Foundation in their efforts to leverage Big Data to help people whose lives have been affected by cancer," said Svetlana Kobina, MD, PhD, Head of Global Medical Affairs, Oncology, Bayer HealthCare.

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