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Apple opens iTunes donations for 'City of Hope' cancer charity, moves beyond natural disaster relief

For the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Apple will be accepting donations through iTunes to go to the City of Hope charity, a research and treatment center for life-threatening diseases.

Apple Accepting iTunes Donations For ‘City of Hope’ Center During October

20 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Apple will be accepting donations for the City of Hope charity during the month of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the company revealed today. The organization is a research and treatment center created to combat not only breast cancer, but also diabetes and other life-threatening diseases including lymphoma and brain cancer. Show More Summary

Health Care and Construction Workers Create Pink Ribbon for Breast Cancer Awareness

More than 600 health care and construction workers donned pink hard hats while forming a giant human ribbon at the UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center construction site today in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness month.

NEJM: Crizotinib Effective in Phase 1 Trial Against ROS1 Lung Cancer

University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers report 72 percent response rate with 19.2 month progression-free survival.

Texas doctor given 10 years in jail for poisoning lover's coffee

By Amanda Orr HOUSTON (Reuters) - A breast cancer specialist working at a nationally renowned cancer center in Houston was sentenced on Monday to 10 years in prison for lacing the coffee of her lover, a fellow cancer doctor, with a compound used in antifreeze. Show More Summary

Genetic modifier affects colon tumor formation

LAWRENCE — Unexpected results from an ongoing experiment in the lab of Kristi Neufeld, co-leader of the Cancer Biology Program at the University of Kansas Cancer Center, led to a potentially important discovery that could have an effect on how cancer researchers test anti-cancer therapies in mice as well as possibly prevent colon cancer in people. read more

Boxing promoter Dan Goossen dies at 64

Boxing promoter Dan Goossen, who first staged bouts at the Reseda Country Club and later walked one of his fighters into the Staples Center ring for a world heavyweight title bout, died Monday at 64 of liver cancer complications, his family announced.

$7 Million Clinical Research Grant a Big Win for All New Mexicans

The University of New Mexico Cancer Center won a 5-year $7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute's National Community Oncology Research Program.

Three firefighters who responded to Ground Zero died on the same day. They all suffered from cancer.

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Three former members of the New York City fire department who had responded to the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks died on the same day this week. Daniel Heglund, Howard Bischoff and Robert Leaver died Monday, according to NY1, which reported that each of the men suffered from cancer. Read full article >>

Many Patients Excluded From Lung Cancer Clinical Trials Due to Prior Cancer, UT Southwestern Study Finds

Lung cancer clinical trials exclude a substantial proportion of patients due to a history of prior cancer, as shown in an analysis by cancer researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Within hours of each other, 3 firefighters who breathed in WTC dust die of cancer

Lt. Howard Bischoff, 58, and firefighters Robert Leaver, 56, and Daniel Heglund, 58, all died from cancer within hours of each other on Monday. The three retired men had worked at the World Trade Center site following the Sept. 11 attacks. Show More Summary

Mercy Medical Center Announces Opening of New Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute

Mercy Medical Center announces the opening of The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute, first center in Maryland designed and dedicated solely for the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer.

New Research Outlines Promising Therapies for Small Cell Lung Cancer

Two recently published studies by a research team at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center have the potential to advance treatments for small cell lung cell cancer (SCLC). This aggressive form of lung cancer has seen no treatment advances in 30 years and "is a disease in urgent need of new drug therapies," write the study's authors.

NYU Langone scientists identify key factor that maintains stem cell identity

NEW YORK, September 25, 2014— A protein implicated in several cancers appears to play a pivotal role in keeping stem cells in an immature "pluripotent" state, according to a new study by NYU Langone Medical Center scientists. The study...Show More Summary

Colorado Cancer Experts Launch Plan with Japan to Build the First U.S. Carbon-Ion Radiotherapy Center

Colorado cancer researchers and medical doctors are launching a feasibility study on building the nation's first carbon-ion radiotherapy research and treatment facility, where they hope to investigate and provide leading-edge therapy that is effective against the deadliest cancers and now is available only in Europe and Japan.

New anti-cancer peptide vaccines and inhibitors developed by Ohio State Researchers

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Researchers have developed two new anticancer peptide vaccines and two peptide inhibitors as part of a larger peptide immunotherapy effort at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Show More Summary

Tse Named Director of Bone Marrow Transplantation Division at University of Louisville

A West Virginia University/Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center researcher has been named to head the bone marrow transplantation division at UofL's James Graham Brown Cancer Center.

Cancer Cells Adapt Energy Needs to Spread Illness to Other Organs

Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found that cancer cells traveling to other sites have different energy needs from their "stay-at-home" siblings which continue to proliferate at the original tumor site.

Cancer Charity to Display Ads With Bare Breasts in UK Shopping Centers

A breast cancer charity in the UK is launching a new campaign that features images of naked breasts which will be displayed on public billboards. Read more...

James Graham Brown Cancer Center Becomes First Site in Kentucky Providing Keytruda, Newly FDA-Approved for Melanoma

A newly FDA-approved treatment for patients with advanced or inoperable melanoma who are no longer responding to other drugs is now available to patients at the University of Louisville's James Graham Brown Cancer Center, a part of KentuckyOne Health.

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