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Tears as tobacco sponsor quits Salzburg

The festival has just lost 600,000 Euros a year as a result of the withdrawal of JTI Tobacco. Hold that news. You mean Salzburg were still taking money from cancer peddlers? Even though it’s illegal in Austria to advertise tobacco products? And now they’re weeping over lost cancer dollars? Yes, to all three. Go figure. […]

Chiefs’ Eric Berry Signs Franchise Tag to Become League’s Highest Paid Safety

The deal will pay Berry $10.8 million this season. He recorded 55 tackles and two interceptions last season, less than a year after he was diagnosed with cancer.

WBO, Sammy Valentin and All Star Boxing make Donation in Tampa

7 hours agoSports / Boxing : FightNews.com

Photos: All Star Boxing As part of the global program WBO Kids Drug Free the organization joined forces with All Star Boxing, Inc and undefeated prospect “Hurricane” Sammy Valentin to pay a visit to the Children Cancer Center in Tampa, … Continue reading ? The post WBO, Sammy Valentin and All Star Boxing make Donation in Tampa appeared first on Boxing News.

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I've had some lab work and a couple of doctor visits this week. Everything is fine aside from my M-protein level, which you will recall is a marker that's a good measure of the level of cancerous cells in my bone marrow. The evil dex got it down to 0.3, and it hovered around there for a couple of months after we stopped the dex. Show More Summary

Bringing ‘Fantastic Voyage’ to life: Nanorobotic agents to fight cancer

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

STEAM Register Staff When the science fiction film Fantastic Voyage opened in theaters on August 24, 1966, one critic hailed it as “an entertaining, enlightening excursion through inner space-the body of a man.” Now, exactly 50 years later, science is upstaging fiction with nanorobotic...

Trying To Figure Out Whether The Benefits Of Chemo For Early-Stage Breast Cancer Outweigh Its Harms

Many women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer receive chemotherapy to prevent a recurrence, but research suggests that some of them would have done fine without it.

Max Ritvo Took The Poetry World By Storm, All While He Dealt With Terminal Cancer

17 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Over time, he said, his work had shifted ‘away from sort of ebullient death poetry and fighting poetry and poetry of, sort of, the bloods and the squirmies and the guts, and more toward trying to figure out what death is, and what my place in the world is.'”

Exercise Reduces The Risk Of Thirteen Types of Cancer: Which Risks Can You Lower?

Cancer is one of the leading causes of disability and death for adults over age 44, according to Healthy People 2020, and a significant portion of those under that relatively young age. In fact, cancer diagnosis in all age groups has been steadily increasing for the past three decades. Show More Summary

Cancer risk associated with obesity

18 hours agoHealth : Bel Marra Health

The more weight you carry the higher your risk for certain cancers may be according to research findings. The study found staying slim throughout your life can lower your risk for at least eight different types of cancer. Those cancers … The post Cancer risk associated with obesity appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

First epigenetic test to diagnose tumors of unknown origin

It is possible to use a newly-developed epigenetic test called EPICUP® to find out what type of primary tumor is responsible for the metastasis in the patient in cancer of unknown primary cases, which will allow doctors to develop more specific treatments against it.

Max Ritvo, poet who wrote of his battle with cancer, dies at 25

His searing, yet humorous, work appeared in publications including the New Yorker.

Young L.A. poet who chronicled his cancer battle dies at 25

 Max Ritvo, a poet who chronicled his long battle with cancer in works that were both humorous and searing, has died. He was 25. Ritvo died Tuesday morning at his home in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles, his mother, Ariella Ritvo-Slifka, said Friday. Ritvo was diagnosed at 16 with Ewing's sarcoma,...

Young L.A. poet who chronicled his cancer battle dies at 25

 Max Ritvo, a poet who chronicled his long battle with cancer in works that were both humorous and searing, has died. He was 25. Ritvo died Tuesday morning at his home in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles, his mother, Ariella Ritvo-Slifka, said Friday. Ritvo was diagnosed at 16 with Ewing's sarcoma,...

Heart of Gold: Polish Athlete Sells Olympic Medal to Save Boy Battling Cancer

Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski has auctioned off the silver medal he won in Rio to raise money for a three-year-old boy suffering from cancer, Lenta.ru reported.

Sweet Rescue Dog Brings Comfort And Companionship To Boy Battling Brain Cancer

The unbreakable bond between this boy and his little pup Bean will touch your heart. The post Sweet Rescue Dog Brings Comfort And Companionship To Boy Battling Brain Cancer appeared first on The Good Men Project.

The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Body

The subtle mechanics of densely packed cells may help explain why some cancerous tumors stay put while others break off and spread through the body. The post The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Body appeared first on WIRED.

Discovery of a novel Wnt inhibitor with potential to eradicate colorectal cancer stem cells, report researchers

A team of researchers has announced the development of a novel small-molecule Wnt inhibitor named NCB-0846. Wnt signaling is a key pathway of cancer stem cell development. The inhibitor may provide a new therapy option for patients with drug-refractory colorectal cancer.

Fused genes found in esophageal cancer cells offer new clues on disease mechanisms

Scientists have characterized structurally abnormal genes in esophageal adenocarcinoma, the findings of which could pave way for developing new biomarkers in this fatal disease, they say.

Dunwoody / Chamblee Football Game will unite both student bodies to Fight Childhood Cancer @NationChip

Cats & Dogs Unite with a Gold Out as the Football Teams fight for the Golden Spike. The annual Dunwoody High vs Chamblee High Football game is always special but this year there is a special purpose that these two student bodies are working together to fight and that is Childhood Cancer. Show More Summary

For Our Consideration: Why Canadian bands (sometimes) can’t make it in the States

When The Tragically Hip vocalist Gord Downie announced in May that he had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, the news hit Canada like the ice storm of 1998. While the running joke is that Bryan Adams is Canada’s crappier version of Bruce Springsteen, Downie is likely the better fit for that role (minus the crappiness). Show More Summary

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