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Turn the town teal aims to raise ovarian cancer awareness

The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation kicked off Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Tuesday announcing a $1.25 million gift from Kids Cancer Care in support of childhood cancer research. She said that ovarian cancer is a “silent disease” that has many “subtle, common symptoms” that often can go undetected. She was diagnosed with bone cancer in her

UNEXPECTEDLY:Thousands of cancer patients to be denied treatment. Common drugs for breast, bowel, pr…

UNEXPECTEDLY:Thousands of cancer patients to be denied treatment. Common drugs for breast, bowel, prostate, pancreatic and blood cancer will no longer be funded by the NHS following sweeping cutbacks. … BUT Great Britain had a pony and our progressives wanted one too. So they assured everyone that everything over there was running beautifully.

Drive for the Kids

  At M Realty, we believe that caring individuals working together can make an impact on a variety of community organizations. We have joined forces with the Children’s Cancer Association to prescribe joy to children with cancer through our second annual charity kart race event. Drive for the Kids will head to the historic Pat’s […]

Bollywood Music Composer Aadesh Shrivastava Dies Of Cancer A Day After His Birthday

Bollywood music composer and singer Aadesh Shrivastava who was battling a relapsed cancer passed away from the illness at a private hospital on Saturday. According to The Times of India, Shrivastava, 51, died at the Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Mumbai after his condition worsened over the course of the past week. Show More Summary

The public diagnosis of cancer and how President Carter did it right

President Jimmy Carter has been diagnosed with metastatic melanoma. Recently, he gave a press conference where he discussed the history of his illness, his plans for treatment, and answered questions from the media. It was superb. Carter, now 90 years old, demonstrated an impressive understanding of his medical circumstance. As someone who thinks and writes on […]

Inmate Offers To Be Bone Marrow Donor For Judge Who Helped Put Him In Prison

17 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

Sometimes kindness can be found in the most unexpected places. Superior Court Judge Carl Fox, who is battling blood cancer and in need of a bone marrow donation, recently received a letter from an inmate he helped put behind bars, WRAL reported. Show More Summary

NHS to Expensive Cancer Patients: Die Sooner!

This is what a death panel looks like. The NHS will not pay for expensive cancer drugs to extend life–effective for six months or so–as it pays for IVF for women up to age 42 and sophisticated artificial insemination for lesbians.  From...Show More Summary

Why is Jimmy Kimmel being such a jerk to gamers?

Why do you have to be such a jerk, Jimmy Kimmel? I get it. It's not cool to have someone express hope that you get cancer, or tell you flat-out to just" "die in a fire." Internet commenters are notoriously grumpy and the best/worst of them excel at pushing universal buttons. Show More Summary

Even Packers fans are throwing their support behind the young Bears fan who named his tumor after Aaron Rodgers

22 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Earlier this week, we told you the story of Miguel Reyes, the 14-year-old Chicago Bears fan who blended his hatred of the Green Bay Packers and cancer by naming his tumor “Aaron Rodgers,” after the Packers’ star quarterback. Well, the story has gone viral, and now Miguel is finding support from all over the country. […]

Medical News Today: How can aspirin help to cure cancer?

Studies have suggested aspirin and other NSAIDs may help fight cancer if used alongside other immunotherapy treatments. Now, new research adds to the evidence.

Medical News Today: Prostate cancer: should PSA screening be routine?

In 2012, the USPSTF made a recommendation against routine PSA testing for prostate cancer - a move met with criticism. We look at the evidence for and against such testing.

Cinemia: Cancer Goes to the Movies

A Review of The Broken Circle Breakdown Once upon a time I was an idealistic, young art student with a full academic load, a part-time gig slinging VHS for Blockbuster Video, and a penchant for good conversation, Camel Light cigarettes and a carafe or two of IHOP coffee. Show More Summary

Five-Star Friday: cancer centers, precision medicine, stem cell soup, and why science isn’t broken

Last week we reviewed three top-rated five-star stories on the site. This week we didn’t have anything that topped three stars cross our radar. That doesn’t mean there weren’t reporters and news release writers putting out exemplary pieces about health care — merely that we didn’t have an opportunity to review them. Show More Summary

Could Tablets, Smartphones, and Laptops Raise Skin Cancer Risk?

Devices like tablets, smartphones and laptops can reflect ultraviolet light from the sun and may indirectly increase users’ exposure to the cancer-causing wavelengths, according to a new study.

When There Are No Words

I was just checking my email before settling down to write a blog post for today. I was knocked of my pins when I read an email from a colleague who is fighting the battle of his life with lung cancer. The prognosis isn't good.Suddenly.I have nothing to say.

Meghan Edmonds’ Stepdaughter Hayley Goes After Vicki On Twitter

Meghan Edmonds has been trying to take the high road during this tough time with Vicki Gunvalson. While Edmonds never said that Brooks Ayers didn’t have cancer, she did get caught up in the drama when Vicki learned of her co-star’s comments. Show More Summary

CD47 as a Cancer Target May Rely on Dendritic Cells Rather than Macrophages

yesterdayHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

CD47 is a marker for cancer cells in a broad range of cancers, and thus targeting it offers the prospect of a cancer treatment that can be applied to many more patients than is usually the case. A number of research groups are working...Show More Summary

Loyola Surgeon Honored with Prestigious Lectureship in His Name

An annual lectureship in surgical oncology has been established in the name of Gerard V. Aranha, MD, a Loyola University Medical cancer surgeon and a professor in the Department of Surgery of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

Sorcha’s struggle: How a 23-year-old died from cancer in her boyfriend’s arms

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

Earlier in the day, Sorcha Glenn's boyfriend had slipped a promise ring onto her finger — a step, perhaps, leading up to a diamond that would link them together forever. She teased him a bit, making sure it wasn't the real deal.Read full article >>

5-Year-Old Girl's Stem Cells Help Put Twin Brother's Cancer In Remission

Sharing is caring, and no one knows that better than these young twins. When 5-year-old Bradley Godish required a stem cell transplant to help eliminate his leukemia, his twin sister, Charlotte “Charlie,” was the first to step up to the plate as the donor, WGN-TV reported. Show More Summary

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