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PhysOrg
Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cellsDr. Ian Corbin (left) and Dr. Xiaodong Wen look over lab samples from their stu
Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells
PhysOrg / Posted an hour ago
Dr. Ian Corbin (left) and Dr. Xiaodong Wen look over lab samples from their study of an experimental nanoparticle therapy that shows promise for fighting primary liver cancer. Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center An experimental nanoparticle... Read more
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Science Daily
Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells"This approach offers a potentially new and safe way of treating liver cancer,
Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells
Science Daily / Posted 3 hours ago
"This approach offers a potentially new and safe way of treating liver cancer, and possibly other cancers," said study senior author Dr. Ian Corbin, Assistant Professor in the Advanced Imaging Research Center (AIRC) and of Internal Medicine at UT... Read more
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Medical News Today
Thyroid and breast cancer survivors at risk of the other malignancyWomen who survive either breast or thyroid cancer are at greater risk of develo
Thyroid and breast cancer survivors at risk of the other malignancy
Medical News Today / Posted 13 hours ago
Women who survive either breast or thyroid cancer are at greater risk of developing the other type in the future as a secondary malignancy, says research published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Regular surveillance after cancer... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
UNC School of Medicine encourages HPV vaccines for cancer prevention Kelsey Mason | Published 41 minutes ago The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Canc
UNC School of Medicine encourages HPV vaccines for cancer prevention
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 19 hours ago
Kelsey Mason | Published 41 minutes ago The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center recently endorsed the HPV vaccine as a cancer prevention measure, just in time for World... Read more
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The Advocate
Cancer Q&A: What is leukemia?What is leukemia? According to the National Cancer Institute, leukemia is a ca
Cancer Q&A: What is leukemia?
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
What is leukemia? According to the National Cancer Institute, leukemia is a cancer of the blood. It starts in blood-forming tissue and produces large numbers of blood cells that then enter the bloodstream. There are different types of leukemia:... Read more
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Philly.com
Research raises hope for colon cancer prevention drugStill, the implications are so promising the National Cancer Institute is fundi
Research raises hope for colon cancer prevention drug
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Still, the implications are so promising the National Cancer Institute is funding human testing of Linzess, a novel constipation therapy that is structurally similar to guanylin, in hopes that the drug can help prevent colon cancer. Researchers from... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Waging War on the Greatest Cancer Myth of AllImage source: National Cancer Institute. In terms of medical diagnoses, there
Waging War on the Greatest Cancer Myth of All
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Image source: National Cancer Institute. In terms of medical diagnoses, there aren't many things scarier than hearing the phrase, "you have cancer." The numbers partially tell the tale. Globally, according to the World Health Organization, there... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists identify potential marker for recurring HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancerA look-back analysis of HPV infection antibodies in patients treated for oropha
Scientists identify potential marker for recurring HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
A look-back analysis of HPV infection antibodies in patients treated for oropharyngeal (mouth and throat) cancers linked to HPV infection suggests at least one of the antibodies could be useful in identifying those at risk for a recurrence of the... Read more
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examiner.com
Exciting news on Tai Chi and Cancer SurvivorsWith a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH)/National Cancer Instit
Exciting news on Tai Chi and Cancer Survivors
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
With a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH)/National Cancer Institute, there is collaboration among the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tia Chi (IIQTC), Arizona State University, Mayo Clinic, and Dr. Byeonsang Oh to use Tai Chi (Taiji)... Read more
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Sunday Observer
[In Brief]Savani Jayakody (34), a mother of two, from Moragoda, Gampaha is suffering from
[In Brief]
Sunday Observer / Posted yesterday
Savani Jayakody (34), a mother of two, from Moragoda, Gampaha is suffering from Anaplastic lymphoma, since 2014. She has been advised by Senior Oncologist, Dr. Jayantha Balawardane of the National Cancer Institute, Maharagama, to undergo bone marrow... Read more
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Science Daily
Researchers identify striking genomic signature shared by five types of cancer"Finding a distinctive methylation-based signature is like looking for a spruce
Researchers identify striking genomic signature shared by five types of cancer
Science Daily / Posted 2 days ago
"Finding a distinctive methylation-based signature is like looking for a spruce tree in a pine forest," said Laura Elnitski, Ph.D., a computational biologist in the Intramural Research Program at NIH's National Human Genome Research Institute... Read more
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Philly.com
Kids preserve fertility while fighting cancerChildren younger than ever are able to set aside hopes for the future, in the f
Kids preserve fertility while fighting cancer
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
Children younger than ever are able to set aside hopes for the future, in the form of tiny ovarian and testicular tissues saved by Chicago hospitals. “We really hope that they’re seeing it as a message of hope,” said Lurie Children’s Hospital... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The Silly Reason Why Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. Was Clobbered in JanuaryWhat: Shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals , a clinical-stage drug developer primari
The Silly Reason Why Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. Was Clobbered in January
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
What: Shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals , a clinical-stage drug developer primarily focused on researching cancer and rare-disease treatments, were hammered in January, falling 35% based on data from S&P Capital IQ. The primary culprit behind the... Read more
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NBC News
Gene 'Signature' Could Lead to Early Cancer TestResearchers have found a genetic "signature" common to five different types of
Gene 'Signature' Could Lead to Early Cancer Test
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Researchers have found a genetic "signature" common to five different types of cancer and hope it might be a step towards an early blood test for cancer in general. It's not a genetic mutation but a change in the genetic function called methylation,... Read more
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The Telegraph
Cancer risk with every breathThe number of lung cancer cases in Calcutta has increased sharply, which doctor
Cancer risk with every breath
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
The number of lung cancer cases in Calcutta has increased sharply, which doctors blame on the rise in air pollution. Also, the 30-39 age group has joined 50-79 as the most vulnerable to the disease. The findings are from the latest study under the... Read more
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Newsmax
These 5 Things Cut Cancer Risk 40 PercentStop smoking. Cancer experts agree that quitting smoking is the biggest way to
These 5 Things Cut Cancer Risk 40 Percent
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
Stop smoking. Cancer experts agree that quitting smoking is the biggest way to reduce cancer risk. Although smoking is most strongly linked to lung cancer, causing an estimated 87 percent of cases, the habit also contributes to cancers of the mouth,... Read more
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DW
Beer before work: Why is it so normal in Germany to drink alcohol in the morning? | Sci-Tech | DW.COM | During my 20-odd years in Germany, I have often struggled to understand why it
Beer before work: Why is it so normal in Germany to drink alcohol in the morning? | Sci-Tech | DW.COM |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
During my 20-odd years in Germany, I have often struggled to understand why it seems so normal for people to drink alcohol - usually beer - so early in the morning. When I first moved to the country in 1992 - I have come and gone a few times - I... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
$6.5M to help Michigan researcher study cancer stem cellsANN ARBOR, Mich. - A $6.5 million grant will help a University of Michigan rese
$6.5M to help Michigan researcher study cancer stem cells
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 4 days ago
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A $6.5 million grant will help a University of Michigan researcher study cancer stem cells, the small number of cells within a tumor that fuel its growth and spread. The Ann Arbor school on Thursday announced the Outstanding... Read more
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FOX News
FDA approves new drug for stomach cancerU.S. health regulators on Monday approved an Eli Lilly and Co drug to treat adv
FDA approves new drug for stomach cancer
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. health regulators on Monday approved an Eli Lilly and Co drug to treat advanced stomach cancer and a form of cancer in the area where the esophagus joins the stomach. The Food and Drug Administration said it has approved ramucirumab for use in... Read more
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The Daily Record
Baltimore’s PapGene awarded NIH grantPapGene Inc., a privately-held Baltimore company commercializing advanced molec
Baltimore’s PapGene awarded NIH grant
The Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
PapGene Inc., a privately-held Baltimore company commercializing advanced molecular tests, announced Thursday that it was awarded a highly competitive Fast-Track Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Cancer Institute of the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
UM researcher Max Wicha gets $6.5 million grant for cancer stem cell researchNational Cancer Institute award will fund work for 7 yearsCommentsEmailPrint M
UM researcher Max Wicha gets $6.5 million grant for cancer stem cell research
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 4 days ago
National Cancer Institute award will fund work for 7 yearsCommentsEmailPrint Max Wicha, M.D, the founder and director emeritus of the University ofMichigan’s Comprehensive... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Missouri S&T researcher comes up with patented breast cancer screening deviceCancer screening could soon be as simple as giving a urine sample using a paten
Missouri S&T researcher comes up with patented breast cancer screening device
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
Cancer screening could soon be as simple as giving a urine sample using a patented device developed by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher. This week, Wyoming-based Cancer.im Inc., a Viratech Corp. company (Symbol: VIRA) and... Read more
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News 10 WILX
UM researcher gets grant to study cancer stem cellsThe school says the award is roughly three times a traditional individual inves
UM researcher gets grant to study cancer stem cells
News 10 WILX / Posted 4 days ago
The school says the award is roughly three times a traditional individual investigator award and is part of a new grant program developed by the National Cancer Institute. Ann Arbor, MI (AP) A $6.5 million grant will help a University of Michigan... Read more
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The Morning Call
Should Congress fund a cancer 'moonshot'?Money should be appropriated for the cancer research "moonshot" effort. However
Should Congress fund a cancer 'moonshot'?
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Money should be appropriated for the cancer research "moonshot" effort. However, Congress should make some changes to proposal before approving it. Remove Vice President Biden as the head and replace him with a research scientist. Biden's efforts... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
$6.5M to help Michigan researcher study cancer stem cellsANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A $6.5 million grant will help a University of Michigan
$6.5M to help Michigan researcher study cancer stem cells
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A $6.5 million grant will help a University of Michigan researcher study cancer stem cells, the small number of cells within a tumor that fuel its growth and spread. The Ann Arbor school on Thursday announced the Outstanding... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
$6.5M to help Michigan researcher study cancer stem cellsANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A $6.5 million grant will help a University of Michigan
$6.5M to help Michigan researcher study cancer stem cells
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 4 days ago
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A $6.5 million grant will help a University of Michigan researcher study cancer stem cells, the small number of cells within a tumor that fuel its growth and spread. The Ann Arbor school on Thursday announced the Outstanding... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
$6.5M to help Michigan researcher study cancer stem cellsANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A $6.5 million grant will help a University of Michigan
$6.5M to help Michigan researcher study cancer stem cells
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 4 days ago
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A $6.5 million grant will help a University of Michigan researcher study cancer stem cells, the small number of cells within a tumor that fuel its growth and spread. The Ann Arbor school on Thursday announced the Outstanding... Read more
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FOX News
Skin cancer more aggressive with fewer moles presentPeople who have fewer moles may be at higher risk for aggressive melanoma than
Skin cancer more aggressive with fewer moles present
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
People who have fewer moles may be at higher risk for aggressive melanoma than those with more numerous moles, according to a new study. Researchers reviewed the charts of 281 patients with the skin cancer melanoma who visited a Boston hospital in... Read more
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FOX News
This number of moles on your arm may signal a higher melanoma riskPeople who have 11 or more moles on one of their arms could have a higher risk
This number of moles on your arm may signal a higher melanoma risk
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
People who have 11 or more moles on one of their arms could have a higher risk of the deadly skin cancer melanoma, according to a new study. Researchers counted the number of moles that study participants had on 17 sites on the skin of their bodies... Read more
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Aljazeera
Can cannabis help combat cancer?Scientists around the world continue to seek out natural alternatives to fight
Can cannabis help combat cancer?
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
Scientists around the world continue to seek out natural alternatives to fight cancer that don't destroy healthy cells - like radiation and chemotherapy do - in a bid to save millions of victims afflicted with the disease. As World Cancer Day is... Read more
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Senior Journal
U.S., Canada, Norway big spenders in end-of-life careEldercare & Caregiver News for Seniors Feb. 3, 2016 - Two decades ago, the m
U.S., Canada, Norway big spenders in end-of-life care
Senior Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Eldercare & Caregiver News for Seniors Feb. 3, 2016 - Two decades ago, the majority of deaths in the U.S. due to terminal illness were reported to occur in the hospital. The first international... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical receives $7.9 million award for cancer researchLA JOLLA (KUSI) - The National Cancer Institute awarded the Sanford Burnham Pre
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical receives $7.9 million award for cancer research
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
LA JOLLA (KUSI) - The National Cancer Institute awarded the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute with a $7.9 million award for cancer research. Ze'ev Ronai, scientific director of the SBP's La Jolla campus, earned the NCI's Outstanding... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Dick Vitale Wants to Raise $2 Million for Pediatric Cancer College basketball analyst Dick Vitale has set his sights on raising $2 milli
Dick Vitale Wants to Raise $2 Million for Pediatric Cancer
Doctors Health Press / Posted 5 days ago
College basketball analyst Dick Vitale has set his sights on raising $2 million for the V Foundation for Cancer Research as part of an ongoing drive to improve treatments and outcomes for... Read more
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Wilson County News
Could you have COPD?I have struggled with some shortness of breath for the past five years or so. I
Could you have COPD?
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
I have struggled with some shortness of breath for the past five years or so. I just thought I was getting older and out of shape, but a friend recently mentioned I may have COPD. What can you tell me about this? COPD, or chronic obstructive... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Animal testing doesn't belong in universities A new report has revealed that universities are responsible for just over hal
Animal testing doesn't belong in universities
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
A new report has revealed that universities are responsible for just over half of all experiments conducted on animals in the UK. And yet drilling holes into the skulls of dogs, deliberately infecting... Read more
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Newswise
Georgetown Infectious Disease Expert Comments on Possible Case of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — WASHINGTON (Feb. 2, 2016)
Georgetown Infectious Disease Expert Comments on Possible Case of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus
Newswise / Posted 5 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — WASHINGTON (Feb. 2, 2016) – Today, a Texas health department reported a case of Zika virus that may... Read more
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Suburban
Oncology team performs two of N.J.’s first medical tourism HIPEC surgeries | February 4, 2016Complex state-of-the-art method reduces cancer extent and delivers heated chemo
Oncology team performs two of N.J.’s first medical tourism HIPEC surgeries | February 4, 2016
Suburban / Posted 5 days ago
Complex state-of-the-art method reduces cancer extent and delivers heated chemotherapy drugs directly to cancer cells in the abdomen Itzhak Avital, M.D., M.B.A., chairman, department of surgery at Saint Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Here's How The Government Plans To Spend $1 Billion On Cancer CuresMonday was a big day in the fight against cancer. Vice President Joe Biden conv
Here's How The Government Plans To Spend $1 Billion On Cancer Cures
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
Monday was a big day in the fight against cancer. Vice President Joe Biden convened the first meeting of the Cancer Moonshot Task Force of government departments and other agencies, the White House announced a proposal to spend $1 billion on the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What a true cancer 'moonshot' looks likeLike many oncologists and cancer researchers, I rolled my eyes when I first hea
What a true cancer 'moonshot' looks like
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Like many oncologists and cancer researchers, I rolled my eyes when I first heard about Vice President Joe Biden’s cancer “moonshot,” but not because of the noble goal. I was among the many people who were deeply sorry to hear about the death of the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3 Numbers That Matter When Merck Reports Its Fourth-Quarter ResultsWe've officially entered the thick of earnings season, which means some of the
3 Numbers That Matter When Merck Reports Its Fourth-Quarter Results
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
We've officially entered the thick of earnings season, which means some of the biggest names in healthcare are slated to report this week. One such name is the $140 billion-plus drug development powerhouse known as Merck . Merck is slated to deliver... Read more
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asianage
Age-wise ratings for films with tobacco scenes?The WHO has asked all countries, including India, to introduce age-classified r
Age-wise ratings for films with tobacco scenes?
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
The WHO has asked all countries, including India, to introduce age-classified ratings for films and other entertainment programmes with tobacco imagery to restrict the number of new adolescent smokers. “Today, we want to emphasise that governments... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
White House May Propose $1 Billion Budget For Cancer ResearchWorking on a cure for cancer is emerging as a top initiative of President Obama
White House May Propose $1 Billion Budget For Cancer Research
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
Working on a cure for cancer is emerging as a top initiative of President Obama's final year in office. Since the formal announcement of the goal in the State of the Union address, the White House effort, under Vice President Joe Biden, has been... Read more
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The Hindu
WHO recommends ‘age-wise’ ratingsTobacco and smoking imagery in films should have classification based on age, s
WHO recommends ‘age-wise’ ratings
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
Tobacco and smoking imagery in films should have classification based on age, says report. The World Health Organization (WHO) has asked all countries, including India, to introduce age-classified ratings for films and other entertainment programmes... Read more
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Newswise
Rockland Immunochemicals, Inc. Introduces Melanoma Cell Lines in Collaboration with the Wistar Institute Wistar’s unique and prized human melanoma cell lines will be widely-available
Rockland Immunochemicals, Inc. Introduces Melanoma Cell Lines in Collaboration with the Wistar Institute
Newswise / Posted 7 days ago
Wistar’s unique and prized human melanoma cell lines will be widely-available for researchers to better understand the complexity and disease... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Frequent consumption of nuts may reduce risk of breast, colon, pancreatic and lung cancerAdding nuts to your diet is associated to a reduction in the risk of cancer. Th
Frequent consumption of nuts may reduce risk of breast, colon, pancreatic and lung cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
Adding nuts to your diet is associated to a reduction in the risk of cancer. This is the main conclusion of multiple studies that have shown that eating 2 or 3 servings per week (57-84 g) of nuts is associated to a reduction in the risk of some types... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Doctors Develop Guidelines for Rationing Chemotherapy Drugs The U.S. is currently experiencing an all too common shortage of chemotherapy
Doctors Develop Guidelines for Rationing Chemotherapy Drugs
Doctors Health Press / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. is currently experiencing an all too common shortage of chemotherapy drugs and, in absence of any national advisory statements from the government, doctors have developed their own... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
East Palestine native at forefront of cancer fightBarb Mackall said her daughter always had an interest in science and being a do
East Palestine native at forefront of cancer fight
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Barb Mackall said her daughter always had an interest in science and being a doctor, and spent a "pretty intense" six years completing her schooling at Akron and Rootstown after graduating as Valedictorian from East Palestine in 1978. Crystal... Read more
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Island Packet
Hilton Head Island doctor does 'the Lord's work'The walls in this doctor's man-cave are hidden behind shelves of non-medical bo
Hilton Head Island doctor does 'the Lord's work'
Island Packet / Posted 8 days ago
The walls in this doctor's man-cave are hidden behind shelves of non-medical books and framed degrees, awards and citations. A book lies on a small table -- Chicken Soup for the Soul, Living with Alzheimer's and Other Dementias. Charles P. Duvall,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
COG presents plan to effectively handle future pediatric cancer drug shortagesThe Children's Oncology Group (COG) has taken steps to help pediatric oncologis
COG presents plan to effectively handle future pediatric cancer drug shortages
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
The Children's Oncology Group (COG) has taken steps to help pediatric oncologists across the United States plan for the next shortage of life-saving chemotherapy drugs used for children with cancer. The COG is the world's largest organization devoted... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Ocean Isle woman charged in cancer scam; mother disputes claimLisa Carol Yates, 46, was arrested Friday evening and charged with solicitation
Ocean Isle woman charged in cancer scam; mother disputes claim
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
Lisa Carol Yates, 46, was arrested Friday evening and charged with solicitation to obtain property by false pretense and obtaining property by false pretense, according to a news release from the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office. Yates reportedly... Read more
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