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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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Cancer Fighting: Aspirin Benefits More

Cancer Fighting: Aspirin Benefits More Many people will likely begin taking a daily aspirin for the health benefits, especially since a new study has linked aspirin to fighting cancer. However, aspirin can actually do more than prevent certain conditions. Most people reach for an occasional … Full News here – Read more on Guardian Liberty […]

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Does a daily aspirin prevent cancer?

Does a daily aspirin prevent cancer? An aspirin a day can reduce the odds of getting cancers of the colon, oesophagus and stomach, according to a study published in Annals of Oncology. The researchers say the benefits would be a 45% drop in oesophageal cancer deaths, 35% in colorectal … Full News here – Read more […]

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Bamboozled: Cancer patient pick-up in NYC leads to two parking tickets and

Bamboozled: Cancer patient pick-up in NYC leads to two parking tickets and … Sixty-five dollars isn't going to put Jim and Helen Tarullo in the poorhouse. But standing on principle, they don't want to hand over the money — a fine for a bizarre and unexplained parking ticket. March 18 was discharge day for Jim […]

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A Derry Township woman's successful battle with pancreatic cancer underscores

A Derry Township woman's successful battle with pancreatic cancer underscores … DeLone scheduled a CAT scan when his father-in-law was in town for a visit and it showed a mass in the pancreas and metastatic disease in the liver. Five months later, DeLone's father-in-law died. "The only risk factor he had was that he had […]

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More People Managing Cancer

More People Managing Cancer Oncologist Jenny Romero said, "In the early 70's less than 3 million cancer survivors we're around and that has increased to 14 million." The statistics prove it, millions of people are managing cancer and living fuller lives. "You want a person to … Full News here – Read more on TWC […]

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After cancer surgery, Martin Truex Jr.'s girlfriend going home

After cancer surgery, Martin Truex Jr.'s girlfriend going home Last week, Pollex made the announcement that she is battling ovarian cancer. After spending eight days in the hospital, she Tweeted this Friday morning. I love this man SO much. He saved my life. How did I get so lucky? Oh and by the way, I'M […]

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One World Trade Center will go gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness

One World Trade Center will go gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness "We received a response to our letter, and I would like to thank Pat Foye, Chairman of the Port Authority, as well as the Durst Organization, which manages One World Trade Center, for showing their compassion and concern for pediatric cancer by … Full […]

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