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  1. Cameron and Miliband Welsh NHS clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BBC News

    ... in recent weeks. Mr Miliband said the health service in Wales was "doing a better job" on targets for treating cancer than the NHS in England, which he said was also missing its targets for accident and emergency treatment. "In England the Tories ...

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  2. Astellas Opens New Regional Affiliate Office for Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa in DubaiRead the original story

    Thursday | Sys-Con Media

    ... MENA/SSA team will be to ensure more patients in the region can access the company's growing portfolio of innovative cancer treatments. Astellas is a global leader in the fields of urology and organ transplantation and has stated its aim to become a ...

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  3. The body's own cancer defence knocked out by ChlamydiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Medical News Today

    By breaking down the cancer-suppressing protein p53, Chlamydia prevent programmed cell death and thereby favour the process of cancer development Infections due to the sexually transmitted bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis often remain unnoticed. The pathogen is not only a common cause of female infertility; it is also suspected of increasing the risk of abdominal cancer.

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  4. The Castle School Christmas concert at Temple Methodist Church, Taunton, December 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | This is The West Country

    TEMPLE Methodist Church in Taunton is hosting The Castle School 's Christmas Music Concert in aid of Cancer Research UK on December 4, from 7pm. Entry is free but there will be a retiring collection which will be used to support local trials of new cancer treatments at Musgrove Park Hospital .

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  5. Readers' Letters: Infill is ruining our neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Portland Tribune

    ... governor', have helped lead us from 21st in per capita income to 32nd. Your article (Holding your breath for cancer treatment, web story, Sept. 19), which states that 'at this time, Kaiser Permanente is the only hospital in the Portland area using ...

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  6. Response to new drug in patients with lymphomas and advanced solid tumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Patients with B-cell Non-Hodgkin lymphomas and advanced solid tumours have responded to a new drug that is being tested for the first time in humans in a phase I clinical trial. Preliminary results from the trial will be presented today at the 26th EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics in Barcelona, Spain.

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  7. Researchers identify biological indicator of response to new ovarian cancer drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers have found a way of identifying which ovarian cancer patients are likely to respond well to a new anti-cancer drug called rucaparib. Results of clinical trials have shown that women with tumours that are sensitive to platinum-based chemotherapy and who carry inherited mutations in the BRCA1/2 genes respond well to rucaparib.

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  8. Failure to Diagnose Stomach CancerRead the original story

    Thursday | 24-7 Press Release

    The failure to make a proper diagnose of stomach cancer and or the failure to make a timely diagnosis of stomach cancer are types of medical malpractice that, unfortunately, occurs. When a physician fails to make the diagnosis of stomach cancer, or fails to make the diagnosis in its early stages, it can result in serious injury to the patient, including death.

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  9. TopBP1 a sweet spot for treatment in multiple cancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Medical News Today

    A compound called calcein may act to inhibit topoisomerase II -binding protein 1 , which enhances the growth of tumors, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears online in the journal Nature Communications. "The progression of many solid tumors is driven by de-regulation of multiple common pathways," said Dr. Weei-Chin Lin, associate professor of medicine- hematology & oncology, and a member of the NCI-designated Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor.

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  10. How thiazolidinediones work to improve glucose metabolismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Medical News Today

    A research team led by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has uncovered surprising new findings that underscore the role of an important signaling pathway, already known to be critical in cancer , in the development of type 2 diabetes . Their results, published in the advance online issue of the journal Nature , shed additional light on how a longstanding class of diabetes drugs, known as thiazolidinediones , work to improve glucose metabolism and suggest that inhibitors of the signaling pathway -- known as the MEK/ERK pathway -- may also hold promise in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

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  11. NanoFlares light up individual cells if breast cancer biomarker is presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Medical News Today

    Metastasis is bad news for cancer patients. Northwestern University scientists now have demonstrated a simple but powerful tool that can detect live cancer cells in the bloodstream, potentially long before the cells could settle somewhere in the body and form a dangerous tumor .

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  12. Pediatric bone cancer Ewing sarcoma promoted by a noncoding RNARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Medical News Today

    A hallmark of Ewing sarcoma is a translocation event that results in the fusion of an RNA binding protein, known as EWS, with a transcription factor, such as FLI1. Previous work suggested that the fusion protein EWS-FLI1 promoted cancer by changing gene expression; however, the gene targets were unknown.

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  13. Genetic replication study could lead to new cancer treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Medical News Today

    The process of how genetic material is replicated is one that is poorly understood, but new research by a team at Florida State University could lead to a new level of understanding in this area, with implications for the treatment of patients with diseases whereby the process of genetic replication is dysfunctional. A complete understanding of the genetic replication process would allow scientists to find out precisely how diseases such as cancer originate.

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  14. The Gulf English School Thinks PinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AME Info

    The Gulf English School held its annual Think Pink Week to raise awareness of cancer and donations of nearly QR20,000 were raised for charity from various events that took place at the school. The GES students started the Think Pink Week by holding a whole school assembly during which they explained different types of cancer, the treatments of cancer and the effects of cancer.

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  15. First genetic-based tool to detect circulating cancer cells in blood - lights up cancer cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KurzweilAI.net

    Method may detect trouble long before a cancerous tumor could form; live cells can be collected, cultured and studied for personalized treatment NanoFlares light up individual cells if a cancer biomarker is detected by recognition DNA molecules coated on gold nanospheres and containing a fluorescent chemical reporter flare Northwestern University scientists have demonstrated a simple but powerful tool called NanoFlare that can detect live cancer cells in the bloodstream, potentially long before settling somewhere in the body and forming a dangerous tumor. The NanoFlare technology is the first genetic-based approach that is able to detect live circulating tumor cells out of the complex matrix that is human blood - no easy feat.

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  16. Budsies: Turning children's drawings into plush toysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    ... works with the "Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Eastern Pennsylvania" to sponsor Budsies for children going through cancer treatment. They also donate Budsies through "Easter Seals Rehabilitation Centers" for kids with disabilities as well as an "LLS ...

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  17. Foundation benefits from charity walksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    THE Rosemere Cancer Foundation has secured a donation of A 4,500 from teams participating in the 48th annual Keswick to Barrow or shorter Coniston to Barrow charity walks. Rosemere will use the money to support cancer patients undergoing treatment at hospitals in South Lakeland and Lancashire.

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  18. GPs urged to test patients with coughs for cancer over early dismissal fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Revealed: Details emerge of Keith Richards recovery from his life threatening head injury in 2006... after he famously fell out of a tree in Fiji Doctors urged to test patients with coughs for cancer: GPs given guidance over fears they are dismissing early warning signs Family doctors have been given detailed guidance on spotting cancer amid fears they are dismissing early warning signs as harmless. For the first time, GPs have been told to refer patients with seemingly banal symptoms, such as a cough or tiredness, for urgent tests within 48 hours.

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  19. Double cancer referrals, GPs urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    GPs in England are being encouraged by the NHS advisory body to nearly double the number of patients referred for hospital cancer tests. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence said delays in spotting symptoms could be costing thousands of lives each year Research has suggested that up to 10,000 people die every year because their cancer is diagnosed late, NICE said.

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  20. Integrative Oncology Program Launches in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Nevada Business Journal

    The program is being piloted in Las Vegas with the goal of rolling out similar programs in other 21st Century Oncology centers across the U.S. The program combines three essential components to cancer care: conventional treatments , complementary treatments and lifestyle changes .

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