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Sophie Jones case is yet another tragic sign cervical cancer smear test should

Sophie Jones case is yet another tragic sign cervical cancer smear test should … I dread to think how many teenagers and young women have to die from cervical cancer before the NHS, the Chief Medical Officer and the Government take note of medical research and start making smear tests available at an earlier age. […]

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An Athlete Tackles Cancer

An Athlete Tackles Cancer Last September, doctors told me that I had Stage IV gastric cancer. With my sports background, I have come to view treatment as a competition. “Remembering that “it's not a sprint, it's a marathon” now helps me endure the pain of treatment and the … Full News here – Read more […]

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West Boylston's 2014 cancer walk kicks off

West Boylston's 2014 cancer walk kicks off For the third consecutive year, West Boylston High School students will take up the battle against cancer with the event modeled on The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life cancer walks. On Friday, May 23, the opening ceremony for West Boylston … Full News here – Read more […]

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College after cancer

College after cancer (Special to CNN) — The nonprofit Cancer for College not only provided me with a college scholarship, but it also showed me that goals can be accomplished regardless of adversity. Going to a good college was always high on my agenda. I was in the third … Full News here – Read more […]

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Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber to undergo treatment for

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber to undergo treatment for … NEW YORK – Major League Soccer announced Saturday that MLS Commissioner Don Garber has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He has undergone a series of comprehensive tests and the cancer has not spread. Based on the stage of his cancer, his … Full News here […]

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Bezos family donates $20M to Seattle cancer center

Bezos family donates M to Seattle cancer center Mike Bezos says the family has been impressed by results for patients with leukemia and lymphoma and wants to help scientists apply their work to other kinds of cancer. The research will focus on solid-tumor cancers, including those of the lung … Full News here – Read […]

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Rod Smith and Dylan Harding Smith: Legislature should join fight against cancer

Rod Smith and Dylan Harding Smith: Legislature should join fight against cancer In a time too often reflecting excessive partisanship, it might seem strange that the immediate past chair of the Florida Democratic Party would be urging the Florida Legislature to support and fully fund Gov. Rick Scott's much-needed cancer research … Full News here […]

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A new cancer drug on the horizon

A new cancer drug on the horizon A few weeks ago, I mentioned that there would be an exciting announcement made this week at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting held this year in San Diego. It happened. ADVERTISEMENT. ADVERTISEMENT. Full News here – Read more on Fox News

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High-fat diet increases breast cancer risk, study finds

High-fat diet increases breast cancer risk, study finds Women who eat a diet high in saturated fat may be at an increased risk for several types of breast cancer, a new study finds. Women whose diets included a lot of fat particularly, a large amount of saturated fat from animal products were more likely to […]

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Fort Collins woman battling cancer seeks home for best friend, dog companion

Fort Collins woman battling cancer seeks home for best friend, dog companion … "I love this dog so much but I can't care for him anymore because I've got, well, stage 4 metastatic breast cancer — for those who know about it." Cudd said she wants to find Sherlock a good home, but it's been […]

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Breast cancer focus of confab

Breast cancer focus of confab “We've made a number of discoveries in the last 10 years,” says Susan Pinney, Ph.D., co-leader of the Cincinnati Cancer Center Cancer Etiology, Control and Prevention Program and a professor of environmental health at UC. (Photo: Provided). SHARE 2 … Full News here – Read more on Cincinnati.com

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Lacey Holsworth, Adreian Payne's young friend, dies from cancer

Lacey Holsworth, Adreian Payne's young friend, dies from cancer Lacey Holsworth, the little blonde girl who famously became friends with Michigan State star Adreian Payne while battling cancer, died early Wednesday. She was 8 years old. "Princess Lacey has achieved the ultimate victory," reads a post from her … Full News here – Read more […]

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Pfizer drug doubles time to breast cancer tumor growth in trial

Pfizer drug doubles time to breast cancer tumor growth in trial (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc's experimental breast cancer drug in a clinical trial nearly doubled the amount of time patients lived without their disease getting worse, but overall survival was not yet shown to be statistically significant, researchers said … Full News here – Read […]

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Pediatric Brain Cancer Victim Inspires Politicians, Others

Pediatric Brain Cancer Victim Inspires Politicians, Others Gabriella Miller was a 10 year old from Virginia who lost her battle with cancer. While fighting the disease she wrote a book and received an honorary college degree. President Obama just signed a new law named after Gabriella that will benefit cancer … Full News here – Read […]

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What is cancer? – Medical Informer Video

Visit http://www.cancercenter.com/general-cancer/ to learn more about this complex disease, how it’s treated and how to manage side effects. One in two men a… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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