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It Looks Like The New National Cancer Registry Is Still Struggling!

This appeared last week:13 November 2017Data delays hinder cancer registerPosted by Ruby Prosser Scully As the Department of Health delays the rollout of the National Cancer Screening Register yet again, clinicians are being urged to be aware that women’s clinical histories may be separated between state and national registers for several months. Show More Summary

‘Alaskan Bush People’: No ‘Official’ Update On Ami Brown, Cancer Diagnosis Leaves Fans Thinking Show Is Ending

58 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

Alaskan Bush People fans would like another “official” update on the health of Ami Brown and her cancer diagnosis from earlier this year. Fans continue to ask via visitor posts on the Alaskan Bush People Facebook page how Ami Brown is doing since she started radiation and chemotherapy treatment for late-stage lung cancer. Show More Summary

Tumor-associated bacteria hitches a ride to metastatic sites

The same bacteria present in primary tumors of patients with colorectal cancer are also present in liver metastases, a new study finds. What's more, presence of the bacteria was found to correlate with tumor growth. Previous studies have found an abundance of Fusobacterium nucleatum in human colon cancers. Show More Summary

Antimalarial drugs could support existing cancer treatments in two-pronged attack

Antimalarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine could find another use as cancer treatments, according to a new clinical study published in ecancermedicalscience. Researchers from the Repurposing Drugs in Oncology (ReDO) project,...Show More Summary

Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

Whether Fusobacterium nucleatum causes colon tumors is unknown. But a new study hints that it may be ‘an integral part of the cancer.’

Ancient Bacterial DNA Could Thwart a Devastating Disease

2 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

The unique bacterial DNA of CpG oligonucleotides will —reinforce the hepatitis B vaccine—and could drop liver cancer rates.

After a Cancer Diagnosis, the Devils’ Brian Boyle Is Thriving

Boyle, 32, missed only 10 games after learning through a blood test for a team physical that he had chronic myeloid leukemia.

Tumor-associated bacteria hitches a ride to metastatic sites

(American Association for the Advancement of Science) The same bacteria present in primary tumors of patients with colorectal cancer are also present in liver metastases, a new study finds.

Help Hvorostovsky’s family raise funds to beat cancer

11 hours agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

For all who wish to express sympathy and perpetuate the memory of a great singer and human being, Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s family have issued the following message: The Hvorostovsky family would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and support during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, they suggest that donations be made […]

One-size treatment for blood cancer probably doesn't fit all, researchers say

Though African-American men are three times more likely to be diagnosed with a blood cancer called multiple myeloma, most scientific research on the disease has been based on people of European descent. That trend is problematic considering...Show More Summary

‘I no longer fear my own death’: Dying woman hopes to live long enough to see Trump out of office

12 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A newspaper editor dying of cancer has already survived past the year or so that doctors gave her to live — and now she’s hoping to outlast Trump’s presidency. Melinda Welsh, former editor of the Sacramento News & Review, considers herself lucky to be alive after...

This Is What a Mom With Terminal Brain Cancer Wants Her Sons to Know When She's Gone

Sara Chivers is fighting the battle of her life. At 34 years old, the mother of two learned that she had terminal brain cancer, but that was only the beginning of her fight. Just a few months later, she found out that her 18-month-old son was diagnosed with a different, rare type of brain cancer: atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor. Show More Summary

Meet the 8-year-old superhero who beat brain cancer at St. Jude

Cameron Scott, 8, is healthy after a year of treatment for a rare brain cancer thanks to the life-saving work of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Encouraging oxygen's assault on iron may offer new way to kill lung cancer cells

Blocking the action of a key protein frees oxygen to damage iron-dependent proteins in lung and breast cancer cells, making them easier to kill, report investigators.

Cancer is Caused by Sins of Parents, According to India State Health Minister

The minister said he was simply citing the principle of karma, but many have accused him of insensitivity.

Dying to live long enough to see the end of Trump

I was diagnosed with cancer at age 58. My doctors gave me six months to a “yearish” to live, as I’ve written about in The Times’ Opinion pages in the past. Thanks to breakthroughs in immunotherapy and all-around good fortune, I’ve out-survived my prognosis by several years. But I may not survive...

10 things we're not thankful for in the NHL

From cancer to concussions to a slump to a star player, here are what we could do without in the NHL.        

Undocumented Immigrant Whose Wife Has Cancer Finally Granted Temporary Stay

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

Thanks to a large social media push, an undocumented immigrant from Bangladesh will get to stay in the U.S. ? for now.

PTSD: An Overlooked Consequence of a Cancer Diagnosis

Roughly one in five cancer patients struggle with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the aftermath of diagnosis and treatment. A recent study from Malaysia indicates that PTSD is a fairly common result of the long and difficult process of living with and treating cancer. Show More Summary

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