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2014-07-02 16:24:28

In this phase two study, 50 percent of glioblastoma patients lived for two years, an encouraging result for one of the most deadly cancers that often kills patients within one year of diagnosis CHICAGO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients newly diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and treated with an experimental cancer vaccine made from the patient's own tumor in addition to standard of care lived longer compared to those who received standard of care alone,...

2014-07-02 12:29:02

NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that another hospital system is taking steps to mitigate risks associated with uterine morcellation in light of concerns that such procedures can promote the spread and upstaging of undetected cancers, including uterine sarcoma. According to a report published by The Pittsburgh Business Times on June 19(th), the...

2014-07-02 12:26:38

Yale University Breast cancer screening costs for Medicare patients skyrocketed between 2001 and 2009, but the increase did not lead to earlier detection of new breast cancer cases, according to a study published by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the July 1 Journal of the National Cancer Institute. While the number of screening mammograms performed among Medicare patients remained stable during the same time period, the study focused on the adoption of newer imaging...

2014-07-02 08:27:11

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is firmly convinced the vast majority of diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their families lose out on hundreds of thousands to over a million dollars in compensation with the number one reason being they hired the wrong type of lawyer to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim. The group is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 for instant access to the...

2014-07-01 23:12:27

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is sharing two great pieces of advice in a new informational guide for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma concerned about protecting their loved ones with a will. The group is also taking the time this week to explain to diagnosed victims who call 866-714-6466 how vital it is to have a plan in place that includes a will, as well as teaching them how maintaining transparency with their family on an estate that could potentially involve a substantial...

2014-07-01 23:09:50

As exciting new medical therapies in cancer treatment continue to emerge, the newest weapon is an inspiring human face - a young adult survivor (named JOY) who serves as a personal guide to those facing cancer while delivering happiness, showing that laughter is the best medicine after all. Topeka, KS (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Many facing cancer and other serious illnesses today realize there is truth to the old adage, "Mind over matter." From Valerie Harper "facing terminal...

2014-07-01 16:30:23

Report Stems From National Grassroots Advocacy To Require New Strategic Plans Of Action To Address Deadliest Cancers WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the National Cancer Institute (NCI), led by Harold Varmus, MD, presented to Congress a scientific framework that lays out important steps needed to make advances in small cell lung cancer, one of the most lethal forms of the disease. The report, entitled "Scientific Framework for Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)" was...

2014-07-01 16:26:24

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Breast Cancer Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/generic_drugs/global_breast_cancer_drugs_market.html About Breast Cancer Breast cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth of cancerous cells in the breast tissue. It occurs in both males and females; however, male breast cancer is rare. Histologically, breast cancer can be classified into ductal...

Treasure Trove Of Genes Key To Kidney Cancer Revealed By Researchers
2014-07-01 03:24:43

[ Watch The Video: Mayo Clinic Researchers Uncovered 31 Genes Key To Development Of Kidney Cancer ] Mayo Clinic A genomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), the most common form of kidney cancer, from 72 patients has uncovered 31 genes that are key to development, growth and spread of the cancer, say researchers from Mayo Clinic in Florida. Eight of these genes had not been previously linked to kidney cancer, and six other genes were never known to be involved in any...

2014-07-01 12:28:02

Conference Committee Report Includes $500k for Public Education Initiative in FY15 Budget, Putting Massachusetts in Lead BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts' House of Representatives and Senate today placed the state in a national leadership position by creating a new education and awareness program dedicated to prostate cancer. The $500,000 campaign, contained in the conference committee report of the FY15 budget, is aimed at saving lives, improving...


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