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Former Butler C Andrew Smith’s cancer has returned

Former Butler Bulldogs center Andrew Smith is one of the most inspirational figures in the sports world, having beaten cancer once already only to suddenly collapse months later and be legally dead for 22 minutes before coming out of...Show More Summary

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Make Important Steps toward Developing a Blood Test to Catch Pancreatic Cancer Early

Pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer-related death in the United States and has a 5-year survival rate of only 6 percent, which is the lowest rate of all types of cancer according to the American Cancer Society.  This low survival rate is partially attributed to the difficulty in detecting pancreatic cancer at an early stage.

Researchers Thwart Cancer Cells By Triggering 'Virus Alert'

Working with human cancer cell lines and mice, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and elsewhere have found a way to trigger a type of immune system "virus alert" that may one day boost cancer patients' response to immunotherapy drugs. Show More Summary

Time's Almost Up for 9/11 Survivors Fund

Marcy Borders, the 9/11 survivor known as the "Dust Lady" for the iconic photo of her emerging from a devastated World Trade Center, died Tuesday at the age of 42 from stomach cancer, reports CNN. Illnesses like hers, and dozens of other chronic diseases and afflictions suffered by survivors and...

Survivors of Childhood Cancer Have High-Risk of Recurrent Stroke

A new study from the UC San Francisco Pediatric Brain Center shows that childhood cancer survivors suffering one stroke have double the risk of suffering a second stroke, when compared with non-cancer stroke survivors.

Internationally Recognized Health Care Leader to Direct MD Anderson Moon Shots Program Prevention Efforts

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has appointed former U.S. Public Health Service four-star Admiral Joxel Garcia, M.D. as the inaugural executive director of the cancer prevention and control platform, part of MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program. He joins MD Anderson on Aug. 31.

Marcy Borders, Covered in Dust and Ash in Iconic 9/11 Photo, Dies of Cancer at 42

Marcy Borders, the subject of the unforgettable photo above, has died of stomach cancer at age 42. Borders was a Bank of America employee who was working on the 81st floor of the World Trade Center's North Tower when an airplane struck...Show More Summary

9/11 "Dust Lady" Marcy Borders Dies From Cancer At Age 42

On September 11, 2001, AFP photographer Stan Honda noticed a woman in a suit covered in dust, taking refuge in a building near the World Trade Center. Here name was Marcy Borders, a 28-year-old Bank of America employee, and Honda's photograph became one of the more iconic images to emerge from the horror that day. Show More Summary

9/11 'Dust Lady' Dies of Cancer She Blamed on Ash

Mollie Reilly, Huffington Post: Marcy Borders, a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks who was photographed covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center, has died of stomach cancer. She was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year at the age of 41. Show More Summary

Immatics and MD Anderson Announce Launch of Immatics US, Inc., to Develop Multiple T-Cell and Tcr-Based Adoptive Cellular Therapies

Immatics Biotechnologies GmbH (Immatics) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center announced today the launch of Immatics US, Inc., a new company aiming at becoming a global leader in adoptive cellular therapies (ACT) for the treatment of a range of tumor types.

9/11 Survivor Captured In Iconic Photo Dies Of Cancer

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Marcy Borders, a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks who was photographed covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center, has died of stomach cancer. Borders' family announced her death Tuesday on Facebook. She was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year at the age of 41. Show More Summary

Subject of 'Dust Lady' 9/11 photo dies from cancer

4 days agoNews : NY Daily News

The subject of the iconic 'Dust Lady' photo, taken after the south tower of the World Trade Center collapsed, has died from cancer. She was 42.

Study Finds Young Black Women Have a Higher Frequency of BRCA Mutations Than Previously Reported

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers recently conducted the largest U.S. based study of BRCA mutation frequency in young black women diagnosed with breast cancer at or below age 50 and discovered they have a much higher BRCA mutation frequency than that previously reported among young white women with breast cancer.

Caryn Lerman, PhD, Senior Deputy Director of Penn's Abramson Cancer Center, Receives NCI Outstanding Investigator Award

Caryn Lerman, PhD, the senior deputy director of Penn's Abramson Cancer Center, has received the National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award, a new grant bestowed upon influential cancer researchers to provide long-term support for their impactful and exceptional cancer research.

Electronic trigger reduces delays in evaluation for cancer diagnosis

Electronic triggers designed to search for key data, developed by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, were able to identify and reduce follow-up delays for patients being evaluated for a diagnosis of colon or prostate cancer.

Jimmy Carter: Our Latest Famous Patient

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 20: Former President Jimmy Carter discusses his cancer diagnosis during a press conference at the Carter Center on August 20, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Carter confirmed that he has melanoma that has spread to his liver and brain and will start treatment today. (Photo by Jessica [...]

Even in cancer diagnosis, Jimmy Carter shows leadership

Before Jimmy Carter sat in front of the microphones Thursday morning at the Carter Center in Atlanta to discuss his cancer diagnosis, some speculated the former president might use the moment to raise public awareness about the disease. As a man who has a family history of cancer and has devoted his post-presidency to championing a vast array of complex […]

Carter: My Doctors Found “Four Spots of Melanoma on My Brain”

Former President Jimmy Carter announced at the Carter Center today that he's been diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer, and thus will...

Former President Carter Says Cancer Found in his Brain

At a press conference on Thursday at the Carter Center, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says his doctors found four “very small spots” of melanoma in his brain. Carter will begin radiation treatment later today. From the New York Times: He added that he would reduce his schedule “fairly dramatically.” “I can’t really anticipate how […]

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