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Ellen Shaw de Paredes, breast cancer screening pioneer, loses cancer battle

Ellen Shaw de Paredes, breast cancer screening pioneer, loses cancer battle RICHMOND, Va. — A Richmond radiologist and pioneer in the field of breast cancer screening has lost her own battle with cancer. Ellen Shaw de Paredes, 62, died Saturday after complications from endometrial cancer. Friends said Paredes was more than a … Full News here […]

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Standing Up To Cancer: Farrah Fawcett's Dream Continues

Standing Up To Cancer: Farrah Fawcett's Dream Continues Stewart relates that the delay in Fawcett receiving her first colonoscopy may have resulted in her being diagnosed with stage 4 anal cancer. Although Fawcett was diagnosed with anal cancer, she apparently was never diagnosed with HPV, according to … Full News here – Read more on Forbes

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Lamm thankful for support in cancer fight

Lamm thankful for support in cancer fight Lamm thankful for support in cancer fight. Teena Lamm will learn next week if more surgery needed. By Lisa Boykin Batts Times Life Editor Teena Lamm is returning to Georgia next week, back to Cancer Treatment Centers of America where she will learn if … Full News here – […]

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AstraZeneca boosted by start of new cancer drug trial

AstraZeneca boosted by start of new cancer drug trial AstraZeneca is already studying MEDI-4736 in lung cancer and head and neck cancer. Head of medicines development Briggs Morrison said in July that it might start tests in another tumour type in 2014 but he did not identify colorectal cancer as a target … Full News […]

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Mayo offers at-home colon cancer test; stool sample goes in the mail

Mayo offers at-home colon cancer test; stool sample goes in the mail While the colonoscopy will remain the gold standard for colon cancer screening — particularly among elderly adults with family histories of the disease — Mayo officials said this alternative will lead to more screening of adults who are squeamish … Full News here […]

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Edd vs Cancer – Medical Informer Video

Leukaemia sucks. Hammer and Fail 2 is on its way though, just taking a little longer than planned.

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Reese Witherspoon channels 'Pink Lady' to cheer 4-year-old boy with cancer

Reese Witherspoon channels 'Pink Lady' to cheer 4-year-old boy with cancer So, if anyone knows Reese Witherspoon, and she would be willing to take a picture of herself holding a note that says "TeamWill," or any other shout out that she can dream up, she would give a little four year old boy fighting cancer […]

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Havana says US embargo hurts Cuban cancer patients

Havana says US embargo hurts Cuban cancer patients Cuba is facing difficulties getting medications and technology to treat children with cancer due to the U.S. economic embargo, state-run media said Thursday, citing an official with the pediatric service of the National Oncology and Radiobiology Institute. Full News here – Read more on Fox News Latino

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Coach Hud surprises cancer patient with football photos of late father

Coach Hud surprises cancer patient with football photos of late father Ragin' Cajuns Head Football Coach Mark Hudspeth recently surprised Timothy Cotton, a 12-year-old local who has cancer, with football photos of his late father, Kenyon Cotton, who played for the Cajuns in 1992-96. Video courtesy of UL Marketing. Full News here – Read more […]

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Tiger star Jack Riewoldt tells of his brush with skin cancer

Tiger star Jack Riewoldt tells of his brush with skin cancer The melanoma on his back was removed, but the full forward must return for tests every six months to ensure that the cancer has not returned. Specialists check his skin, including his armpits and between his toes, for moles, and his glands to ensure […]

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FRONTLINE CANCER: Exercise, exercise, exercise!

FRONTLINE CANCER: Exercise, exercise, exercise! There is strong evidence that physical activity is associated with reduced risk of some cancers, such as colon and breast. Studies have also linked regular exercise to reduced risk of uterine, lung and prostate cancers. But having cancer doesn't change … Full News here – Read more on La Jolla […]

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Tony Abbott's visit to cancer hospital used to 'justify' fund-raising visit

Tony Abbott's visit to cancer hospital used to 'justify' fund-raising visit Prime Minister Tony Abbott told government MPs he had to schedule an early morning visit to a cancer research centre in Melbourne on Tuesday so that he could justify billing taxpayers to be in the city for a "private function" the night before. Mr […]

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Mayo Clinic Will Be First to Use Cologuard Home Cancer Test

Mayo Clinic Will Be First to Use Cologuard Home Cancer Test If the test is positive, you'll be advised to undergo a diagnostic colonoscopy for further diagnostic purposes. In a statement, David Ahlquist MD, the co-inventor of the test said: “The test is designed for high accuracy, ease of patient use, and wide … Full […]

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Botox for fighting cancer?

Botox for fighting cancer? Botox may be the newest cancer-fighting agent. Cutting off nerve cells that feed tumors appears to stop cancers from progressing, new research suggests. Previous studies found that surgically cutting the nerves to the stomach, called the vagal nerves … Full News here – Read more on Boston Globe

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Mayo Clinic first to offer screening for colorectal cancer

Mayo Clinic first to offer screening for colorectal cancer Colonoscopies that screen for the catchable disease in the form of polyps require consuming liquid to trigger intestinal cleansing.The colonoscopy itself involves having aflexible, lighted tube inserted into the colon through the rectum to allow visual … Full News here – Read more on Post-Bulletin

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