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Researchers Ponder Aspirin's Potential in Preventing Cancer

Researchers Ponder Aspirin's Potential in Preventing Cancer “For average-risk individuals aged 50 to 65 years taking aspirin for 10 years, there would be a relative reduction of between 7% (women) and 9% (men) in the number of cancer, myocardial infarction, or stroke events over a 15-year period and an overall … Full News here – […]

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Findings point to an 'off switch' for drug resistance in cancer

Findings point to an 'off switch' for drug resistance in cancer Now, scientists at the Salk Institute have uncovered details about how cancer is able to become drug resistant over time, a phenomenon that occurs because cancer cells within the same tumor aren't identical—the cells have slight genetic variation, or … Full News here – […]

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Bill Carey's 'cutaway' is over: After cancer treatment, Syracuse newscasting

Bill Carey's 'cutaway' is over: After cancer treatment, Syracuse newscasting … The results of the next round of tests were even harder: A doctor said the cancer had reached stage four, that it had spread into his liver. Carey accepted what it meant. He turned for strength to Mary Ellen, his wife of 41 years. […]

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Childhood cancer survivors more susceptible to heart problems

Childhood cancer survivors more susceptible to heart problems Dr. Greg Aune, an oncologist and pediatric hematologist at the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, knows all too well what young cancer patients are going through. In his teens, Aune was cured of Hodgkin's disease. At the age of 35, he developed … Full News here […]

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American Cancer Society contributes to Knight Cancer Challenge

American Cancer Society contributes to Knight Cancer Challenge Researcher Terry R. Medler will receive a $ 163,500 grant to study how the immune system can malfunction and foster growth of cancer cells. The grant will fund the study of how a protein fragment, called complement C5a, is activated and how it … Full News here […]

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New test can help doctors choose best treatment for ovarian cancer

New test can help doctors choose best treatment for ovarian cancer Professor Tom Bourne, from the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College London, said: “It's very important to get the preoperative diagnosis right. If it isn't right, the patient might have a more extensive operation than they need, for … Full News here […]

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Twin Cities businesswomen helping cancer patients, one product at a time

Twin Cities businesswomen helping cancer patients, one product at a time Style and uniqueness factor: Since launching in January 2013, the company has grown from greeting cards to more than a dozen products geared toward cancer patients. Items include knits, coffee mugs and natural body-care items, such as lotion bars, … Full News here – Read […]

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Queen of Faith: Faith Academy rallies behind senior fighting cancer, again

Queen of Faith: Faith Academy rallies behind senior fighting cancer, again MOBILE, Alabama–Faith Academy senior Katherine Barnard, 18, aims to graduate this academic year. She's fighting, too, to beat cancer for the second time. Said her mother, Laurie Haas: "We take each day at a time. I am grateful each day that my … Full […]

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Breast cancer survivor shares story to help others

Breast cancer survivor shares story to help others Unlike many of the one in eight women diagnosed with breast cancer, Cole didn't find the disease through a mammogram. She discovered her rare form of cancer during a self-exam. So she encourages other women to listen to what their bodies are telling … Full News here – […]

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Human Cancer Prognosis Is Related to Newly Identified Immune Cell

Human Cancer Prognosis Is Related to Newly Identified Immune Cell A newly discovered population of immune cells in tumors is associated with less severe cancer outcomes in humans, and may have therapeutic potential, according to a new UC San Francisco study of 3,600 human tumors of 12 types, as well as mouse … Full News here […]

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Study: Aspirin may lower prostate cancer risk

Study: Aspirin may lower prostate cancer risk (CNN) – Many people take an aspirin every day to avoid cardiovascular problems. That's because non-steroidial anti-inflammatory drugs, like aspirin, thin the blood, making it easier on the heart. Researchers have found that non-steroidal anti … Full News here – Read more on 19 Action News

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Lifestyle Choices Could Affect Gene Sequences that Code for Cancer

Lifestyle Choices Could Affect Gene Sequences that Code for Cancer Lawrence D. Wagman, MD, is a nationally renowned oncologic surgeon and researcher specializing in breast and liver cancers. He has authored more than 150 medical journal articles, book chapters and abstracts, including a book he co-authored on the … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Erectile Dysfunction, Tinnitus, Cancer, Allergy | Dr Glidden | Fire Your MD Now – Medical Informer Video

Join Live Audience: http://TheDrGliddenShow.tv http://DrGlidden.com/erectile-dysfunction http://JoinTeamGlidden.com (855)-347-3696 Patricia knows a man with …

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Spaghetti dinner to benefit Park Township firefighter with rare cancer

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Park Township firefighter with rare cancer Thomas Filo IV helps his 11-month old son, Thomas Filo V, stand up as his girlfriend, Dina Daugherty, looks on in their Parks Township home on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Thomas Filo IV was recently diagnosed with a rare form of neuroendocrine cancer that … Full […]

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Cancer center, yarn shop partner to offer caps, scarves and mittens to patients

Cancer center, yarn shop partner to offer caps, scarves and mittens to patients Yak 'n Yarn, a yarn shop in the Fairlawn Plaza Mall, and the Stormont-Vail Cancer Center have partnered to bring awareness to breast cancer and the need for all cancer patients to have access to caps, scarves, gloves and mittens. Area knitters […]

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