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Everybody Has a Story: Green Bank family of teen with cancer makes every

Everybody Has a Story: Green Bank family of teen with cancer makes every … “Our whole world turned upside down in a matter of a half hour,” she said of the day Logan had a CAT scan and the doctors at Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania told them what he had. “Honestly, it still seems like […]

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Using Light Energy to Kill Mesothelioma Cancer Cells

Using Light Energy to Kill Mesothelioma Cancer Cells A clinical trial at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center will start using light energy to kill cancer cells in patients with malignant mesothelioma. Doctors at that cancer center have successfully used the treatment on patients with … Full News here – Read more on Asbestos.com

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Mayo Clinic offers at-home colon cancer screening test; critics cite concerns

Mayo Clinic offers at-home colon cancer screening test; critics cite concerns Patients with a positive result would be urged to undergo a colonoscopy. “Cologuard represents a significant advancement in identifying colorectal cancer at its most treatable stage. We believe offering this new tool will promote patient and community … Full News here – Read more […]

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Terry Fox's cancer now highly curable researcher says

Terry Fox's cancer now highly curable researcher says At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led to his death in 1981, few patients survived that kind of malignancy, known as an osteosarcoma. But advances in treatment over the last few decades have … Full News […]

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From Cancer to Kickstarter: The Personal Story Behind CUREWEAR

From Cancer to Kickstarter: The Personal Story Behind CUREWEAR At 30 years old, Alex Niles was living his dream. The youth soccer star had turned his talents into a Division I scholarship at Drexel University, and his post-college life as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch had him set up well for life. He was […]

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Geekend: Gaming For Cancer With Will Ferrell

Geekend: Gaming For Cancer With Will Ferrell The other is Cancer for College, which offers college scholarships to kids who have survived cancer or an amputation. Clearly both are worthy causes, and since the event is sponsored by Xbox and Amazon and featured on Twitch, you can bet it will … Full News here – […]

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New DNA colon cancer test holds hope; R&R rules!

New DNA colon cancer test holds hope; R&R rules! Q: I heard there is a DNA test for colon cancer. Can I cancel my colonoscopy? Please?!— Stephen G., Colorado Springs, Colorado. A: Sit tight! The news about a fecal DNA test to spot hemoglobin and mutant DNA that might indicate the presence of colon … Full […]

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Duquesne's Colter quiet cancer fight

Duquesne's Colter quiet cancer fight As he lay facedown while doctors zapped radiation at the back of his neck, killing the cancer that had taken root there, Duquesne's Derrick Colter never flinched. He didn't cry, didn't complain. He acted, his coach joked, as though he was trying to get … Full News here – Read […]

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Man takes 101 photos of cancer courage

Man takes 101 photos of cancer courage At least they had been like mine until they were suddenly engulfed with the stress and fear that comes with hearing your child's cancer diagnosis. My wife and I have a bright-eyed, curious, three-year-old son. Feeling that momentary panic of what would … Full News here – Read […]

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Study to examine aspirin's role in preventing breast cancer spread

Study to examine aspirin's role in preventing breast cancer spread Several international studies have shown that taking aspirin long-term can have beneficial effects in limiting the spread of breast cancer. One of these, funded by the society and the Health Research Board, found women who were prescribed aspirin … Full News here – Read more […]

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Survivor raising money for Stand Up to Cancer

Survivor raising money for Stand Up to Cancer BAR HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — According to the nationwide grassroots organization Stand Up to Cancer, 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. The group raises money for cancer research. One family's clever … Full News here – […]

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Cincinnati Bengals re-sign Devon Still to help him support daughter with cancer

Cincinnati Bengals re-sign Devon Still to help him support daughter with cancer When Devon Still put his NFL career on hold in order to be with his 4-year-old daughter, who is being treated for a rare form of cancer, he understood why the Cincinnati Bengals cut him from their roster. However, he was soon grateful […]

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Cancer patient Jill Conley looking for votes

Cancer patient Jill Conley looking for votes Conley, who has incurable breast cancer that has spread to her bones and the lining of a lung, has chosen to spend the remainder of her life on her mission — helping raise money for other families affected by cancer and spreading her belief that … Full News […]

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Sex after prostate cancer

Sex after prostate cancer Despair is a common reaction, said Paul Nelson, a Hartford, Conn., teacher who became a clinical sexuality educator and founded the Erectile Dysfunction Foundation after surviving prostate cancer. "I tell them they're going to be OK, that they will … Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Cancer incidence on decline in Goa

Cancer incidence on decline in Goa While incidence of oral cavity cancer has significantly declined in Goa in recent years with a decline in tobacco chewing and smoking, the incidence of breast cancer among young woman is growing alarmingly, warned Cancer Surgeaon Shekhar Salkar, … Full News here – Read more on The Hindu

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