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  1. Cancer's lingering effects probed by Cape Breton doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBC News

    Dr. William Harless is researching what happens to any remaining cancer cells after surgery, radiation or chemotherapy. A private lab in Cape Breton is using a $75,000 donation from the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation to research what happens to the body after cancer treatment.

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

    16 hrs ago | 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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  3. Angiogenesis drug could provide treatment for TBRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | R & D

    ... genetics and microbiology at Duke Univ. School of Medicine. "We think that anti-angiogenic agents, commonly used for cancer, could be an entirely new avenue for treating TB," Tobin said. "This sort of host-directed therapy would be particularly ...

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  4. Physical rehabilitation a little recognized need for post-cancer careRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    Dr. Eugene Chang lost 50 pounds he couldn't afford to shed but found a calling when he underwent cancer treatment at age 25. The challenges Chang faced battling his way back to physical health after his bout with his disease inspired the rehabilitation medicine specialist to rethink his career path. He decided to pursue a subspecialty for which there is a growing need, becoming Canada's first trained cancer physiatrist.

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  5. Personalized vaccines, next frontier in cancer treatment,- to begin clinical trialRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... with advanced glioblastoma. (AP Photo/TheBrittanyFund.org) In one of the first trials of personalized vaccines for cancer, the European-funded Glioma Actively Personalized Vaccine Consortium (GAPVAC) is about to launch a Phase 1 clinical trial for ...

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  6. New study finds that brain training works after allRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    ... very exciting forms of brain training in the future based on emerging new approaches. Imagine a meta-analysis of cancer treatments for a particular form of cancer that found that as a whole they do not work. This is no way proves that no individual ...

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  7. FDA Extends Review of Novartis' Investigational Compound for Multiple MyelomaRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Biopharm

    ... to Novartis. It is an oral, anticancer epigenetic regulator that is thought to inhibit multiple enzymes that cancer cells need to grow and survive. Histone deacetylase inhibitors have historically been used in psychiatry and neurology as mood ...

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  8. Cell Medica Rakes In $78 Million Series B To Advance Cancer ProgramRead the original story

    Yesterday | BioSpace

    November 25, 2014 By Riley McDermid , BioSpace.com Breaking News Editor Cellular immunotherapy company Cell Medica said Tuesday that it has closed a A 50 million Series B investment round with participation from Imperial Innovations , Invesco Perpetual and Woodford Investment Management. The British firm said it will roll that investment capital back into the development of cellular immunotherapy products focusing on treating cancer and infectious diseases.

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  9. Juno Therapeutics Appoints To Board Of DirectorsRead the original story

    Yesterday | BioSpace

    ... biopharmaceutical company focused on revolutionizing medicine by re-engaging the body's immune system to treat cancer. Founded on the vision that the use of human cells as therapeutic entities will drive one of the next important phases in medicine, ...

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  10. What not to Say to a Cancer Patient at the HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WSAW

    CBS News) For the estimated 1.6 million Americans diagnosed with cancer each year, making it to the holidays can feel like a personal triumph and a huge blessing. However, for many cancer patients the big family dinners and holiday parties that are part of the festive season can come with an element of dread.

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  11. Mary Kay Honours International Day for the Elimination of Violence...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... Charitable Foundation was established in Canada in 2001, and its mission is two-fold: to support women living with cancer through the Look Good Feel BetterA program and to help end violence against women by providing grants to women's shelters and ...

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  12. THS senior project helps Women FirstRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    The work with Women First Resource Center became a labor of love for his collaborators, Todd Broughton, Michaela Cayson, Alexa Garcia and Katelyn Steig. But the students say they have fallen in love with the center which aids people battling cancer and other health problems.

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  13. Researchers identify new ways to drain cancer's 'fuel tank'Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Scientists at the University of Manchester have discovered a potential weakness in cancer's ability to return or become resistant to treatment, by targeting the 'fuel' part of stem cells which allows tumours to grow. Cancer stem cells are particularly difficult to eradicate and are at the heart of why it is so hard to more effectively treat cancer patients, as the post-treatment survival of cancer stem cells drives tumour recurrence, the systemic spread of cancer and, ultimately, treatment failure.

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  14. Gold Nanoparticles Market To 2020 - Global Industry, Size, Share,...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... microscopy. Increasing preference for gold nanoparticles in pharmaceutical drug delivery systems for treating cancer is expected to have a positive impact on the market. However, biocompatibility of gold has been an issue challenging the market ...

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  15. Why Is Pfizer Paying So Much Money To Merck KGaA?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... and Roche have made significant strides in this area. Last decade has seen a significant shift in the landscape of cancer treatment. Now immunotherapy is being considered as a key cornerstone in oncology, besides radiation therapy, chemotherapy and ...

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  16. Ignyta to Present at Upcoming Investor ConferencesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... biotechnology company pursuing an integrated therapeutic (Rx) and companion diagnostic (Dx) strategy for treating cancer patients. The company's goal with this Rx/Dx approach is to discover, develop and commercialize new drugs that target activated ...

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  17. Massive 50 million Series B round for UK-based Cell MedicaRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Tornado Insider

    ... Management and Woodford Investment Management. Cell Medica develops patient-specific products for the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. The company's lead oncology product, CMD-003, is under investigation in the CITADEL Phase II clinical ...

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  18. Cancer lifeline sinking fastRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Oldham Chronicle

    A CANCER support group is on the verge of closing after almost 20 years of work. The Oldham Cancer Aid Network is appealing for sponsors and fundraisers to help the group to continue.

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  19. Juno Appoints Maggie Wilderotter To Board Of DirectorsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... biopharmaceutical company focused on revolutionizing medicine by re-engaging the body's immune system to treat cancer. Founded on the vision that the use of human cells as therapeutic entities will drive one of the next important phases in medicine, ...

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  20. Study: Selenium compounds appear to have beneficial effect on cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Medical News

    The immune system is designed to remove things not normally found in the body. Cells undergoing change, e.g. precursors of cancer cells, are therefore normally recognised and removed by the immune system.

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