Cancer Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. New Roche breast cancer drug unaffordable, says UK bodyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    A new breast cancer drug from Roche that costs tens of thousands of pounds more than other treatments is unaffordable for Britain's state-run health service, the country's healthcare cost watchdog said on Wednesday.

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  2. Hyper-Local Social Messaging App Yik Yak Raises $1.5 Million in FundingRead the original story

    Monday Apr 21 | Venture Capital Access Online

    ... students on a Southern university campus used Yik Yak to raise money for a fellow student undergoing treatment for cancer. While other local users did not personally know this student, Yik Yak created the forum for increased awareness and support ...

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  3. Los Gatos: Family, friends and memories figure to push Edwards to the Boston Marathon finish lineRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    ... I'm still really connected to the town." While at boarding school, Edwards served as a volunteer for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute team at the Boston Marathon (each year DFCI and other organizations field teams of employees who raise funds for ...

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  4. Center celebrates 10 years as hub of cancer treatmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Stanford

    Cancer patients' experience at Stanford was transformed with the opening of a state-of-the-art, 218,000-square-foot medical building in 2004.

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  5. Vitamin C Found To Be Helpful In Treating Cancer PatientsRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2014 | FOX16

    Preliminary research suggests vitamin c may be helpful in treating cancer patients.

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  6. Comedy show to benefit brain cancer foundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Downey Patriot

    The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood is hosting a comedy fundraiser Sunday, May 18, with proceeds benefiting brain cancer research.

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  7. Breast cancer drug price cut urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BBC News

    Campaigners are urging pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering new breast cancer treatment as the NHS drugs watchdog is set to reject its use on cost grounds.

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  8. Cancer free, drummer plans fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Coquitlam Now

    PoCo resident Jim Kempton, an avid drummer and cyclist, is gearing up for the Ride to Conquer Cancer.

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  9. Pfizer, AstraZeneca Are Ripe for Pharma Deal: Real M&ARead the original story

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... few years, with Pfizer needing new products to replace drugs that lost patent protection and AstraZeneca's promising cancer treatments still years from hitting the market. At the same time, smaller rivals are scooping up assets and building their ...

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  10. Study Finds Alcoholism Drug May Shrink Mesothelioma Tumors, According to Surviving MesotheliomaRead the original story

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    ... Details of the report have just been posted on the Surviving Mesothelioma website and can be read by clicking here . Cancer researchers from Wayne State University in Detroit gave the drug disulfiram (brand name Antabuse) to mice infected with human ...

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  11. Dr. Natalie Curcio Opens Curcio Dermatology in Green Hills, Nashville TNRead the original story

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    ... dermatology , cosmetic dermatology , and surgical dermatology , including the Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer treatment. Dr. Curcio completed her undergraduate and medical education, including her dermatology residency, at Vanderbilt. As ...

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  12. Insys Therapeutics to Present at 39th Annual Deutsche Bank Health Care ConferenceRead the original story

    Tuesday | Freshnews

    ... marketed products including Subsys, a proprietary sublingual fentanyl spray for breakthrough pain in opioid-tolerant cancer patients. Insys markets Subsys through its incentive-based, cost-efficient commercial sales force. The company's lead product ...

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  13. Carol Stevens, One of Longest-Living Breast Cancer Survivors, Marks 90th BirthdayRead the original story

    Tuesday | PR Log

    Apr. 22, 2014 - ALTOONA, Pa. -- Carol Stevens is celebrating two important milestones - her 90th birthday on April 25 and her 57th year as a breast cancer survivor.

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  14. Pakistani Woman Travels to CentraState Medical Center for Breast Cancer TreatmentRead the original story

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    The World Health Organization describes breast cancer in Pakistan as "rampant, the leading cancer killer among women."

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  15. 12 Million Americans Misdiagnosed Every Year, Study SuggestsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Forbes.com

    Synthesizing the results of three separate studies, researchers from Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine estimate that 12 million Americans a year, or more than 5 percent of all patients, are misdiagnosed as a result of doctors failing to follow up on "red flags" for cancer and other serious illness.

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  16. Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation Latest News & Events Discussed by Dr Barry Lycka & Leona YezRead the original story

    Tuesday | SBWire

    ... is the latest advice for people on how to protect their skin when out in the sun. The message from the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation (CSCF) this week is to enjoy the sun, but play safe and protect skin from sun damage, sun burn and skin cancer. To ...

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  17. Novartis-Glaxo Cancer, Animal Unit Swaps Show Industry OverhaulRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    A flurry of billion-dollar deals announced today including a swap of cancer and vaccine drugs between Novartis AG and GlaxoSmithKline Plc will reshape the pharmaceutical industry as it looks to cut costs and may herald another round of mergers and acquisitions.

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  18. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority receives top UGA student organization awardRead the original story

    Tuesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... at UGA , for its contributions to providing a supportive camp experience for children who have had a parent die of cancer, who is currently in treatment for cancer or who is in remission from cancer; a Outstanding Campus Event (Large): " Journal of ...

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  19. Tenn. high court to hear case of woman who didn't take her daughter for cancer treatment, just prayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Jackson Sun

    The Tennessee Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a woman who tried to heal her teenage daughter's cancer through prayer.

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  20. MSU rock with Lacey tribute repaintedRead the original story

    Tuesday | WXYZ

    ... Is the change of the message too soon? Thousands of students signed the rock in memory of Lacey Holsworth who died of cancer. She became an inspiration for Michigan State and the basketball team that won the Big Ten Championship and went into the ...

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