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Using Diet-Drug Combination to Target Cancer

Tumor cells require high levels of glucose to multiply. This, in turn, creates more lactic acid, a byproduct that negatively affects the body's immune response thereby reducing the effectiveness of drug therapies. Scientists from Sanford...Show More Summary

24-Year-Old’s Last Letter Shows How To Be Joyous Even If You’re Dying Of Cancer

4 hours agoHumor : Thought Catalog

"The body is nothing more than a box - a parcel for delivering our personality, thoughts, beliefs and intentions to this world."

Coffee Enemas and Mineral Supplements Couldn’t Save the Life of Cancer-Stricken “Wellness Warrior” Jess Ainscough

When, in 2008, Australian wellness writer Jessica (Jess) Ainscough was diagnosed with a rare disease called epithelioid sarcoma, it became clear that the cancer cells had grown throughout her left arm and shoulder.Chemotherapy seemed...Show More Summary

Mayo News Network Headlines 2/27/2015

In today's Mayo News Network Headlines with Vivien Williams: Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Winter Blues What Color is the Dress Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. Click here for the script.

Meet the cancer patient who could lose treatment thanks to the Supreme Court

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The potential executioners. Sarah Kliff at Vox has the story of Marilyn Schramm, a 63-year-old retiree who doesn't yet qualify for Medicare, and who has an $800 plan from Healthcare.gov, because she lives in Texas and Texas didn't create its own exchange. Show More Summary

Robert Benmosche dies at 70; led financial giant AIG after U.S. bailout

20 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Robert Benmosche, the former president and chief executive of AIG who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182-billion government bailout, died of lung cancer Friday at NYU Langone Medical Center, the company said. He was 70.

Country Star Does Something Amazing on Stage for A Little Girl Battling Cancer

During a Lee Brice concert, someone in the crowd who caught his attention. While performing the song "I Don't Dance" for the audience, he grabs a little girl who had a mask over her head. What he does next will bring you to tears.

Media Advisory: VICE Media Founder Shane Smith Announces $500,000 Matching Gift to Fund Cancer Research at Mayo Clinic

WHAT: On Friday, Feb. 27 at 10 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT, HBO will air a documentary from VICE Media entitled Killing Cancer, which follows pioneering cancer researchers including those at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. The broadcast will conclude with the announcement of a matching gift campaign established by the documentary’s host and producer Shane Smith […]

Cancer Treatment and the Heart

Cancer treatment and the heart Radiation treatment and chemotherapy can increase the chance of heart damage. Know the risks. Alternative cancer treatments: 10 options to consider Looking for relief from cancer treatment side effects? These 10 types of alternative medicine may help. Mayo Clinic to be featured in "Killing Cancer" — a special report from […]

Growth signal can influence cancer cells' vulnerability to drugs, study suggests

In theory, a tumor is an army of clones, made up of many copies of the original cancerous cell. But tumor cells don't always act like duplicates, and their unpredictable behavior can create problems for treatment. For while some cells within a tumor succumb to anti-cancer drugs, others may survive to bring the cancer back to life once therapy has ended.

Anderson algorithm increases surgical success with advanced ovarian cancer

A surgical algorithm developed and implemented by ovarian cancer specialists dramatically increases the frequency of complete removal of all visible tumor – a milestone strongly tied to improved survival. The algorithm is a framework...Show More Summary

New breast cancer test links immune 'hotspots' to better survival

Scientists have developed a new test that can predict the survival chances of women with breast cancer by analyzing images of 'hotspots' where there has been a fierce immune reaction to a tumor. Researchers used statistical softwareShow More Summary

Some 500,000 UK Children to Die Unless Anti-Smoking Rules Adopted- Research

Cancer Research UK reported that according to the latest calculations, the appallingly high number children in the United Kingdom will die from smoking related diseases if measures curbing the lure of cigarettes are not taken.

Most doctors seem to time-travel to the 1800s when it comes to nutrition

For over 30 years, dietary fat has been seen as a major cause of heart attacks, strokes and cancer. This has been a health catastrophe. Ancel Keys’s ‘Seven Countries’ study,… Continue reading The post Most doctors seem to time-travel to the 1800s when it comes to nutrition appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Britney Spears Debuts New Elvira Intimate Collection Commerical - Watch Here!

Britney Spears is all smiles as she makes her inside the Zappos.com campus to celebrate her partnership with the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation on Thursday (February 26) in Las Vegas. The 33-year-old entertainer met with children, posed for photographs, and played with animals from the Roos-n-More Zoo at the event raising funds for the NCCF. [...]

What cancer denial has to do with global warming

Cancer patients depend on denial.  Without its protection, we would be overwhelmed by terror.  Denial filters and slows bad news, so we can digest reality in the merciful morsels; thus, we cope.  Without denial, we would shut down, withdraw, and lose hope; healing would not be possible.  However, if we do not move beyond denial, […]

NYU Langone Gastroenterologists Remind You of the Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screening and Prevention for Colon Cancer Month

Gastroenterologists at NYU Langone Medical Center provide tips for when, who, and how to get screened for colorectal cancer.

Slaughterhouse owner pleads guilty to selling meat from condemned cows

The owner of a defunct Petaluma, Calif., slaughterhouse behind a massive meat recall has pleaded guilty to knowingly distributing cattle with eye cancer and processing condemned carcasses.

Anderson Algorithm Increases Surgical Success with Advanced Ovarian Cancer

A surgical algorithm developed and implemented by ovarian cancer specialists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center dramatically increases the frequency of complete removal of all visible tumor - a milestone strongly tied to improved survival.

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Identify Protein Pathway Involved in Brain Tumor Stem Cell Growth

Glioblastomas are a highly aggressive type of brain tumor, with few effective treatment options. Moffitt Cancer Center researchers are one step closer to understanding glioblastoma development following the identification of a key protein signaling pathway involved in brain tumor stem cell growth and survival. Show More Summary

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