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2014-08-04 13:00:53

Cancer Research UK Cancer Research UK scientists have found a new use for an old drug by showing that it shrinks a particular type of pancreatic cancer tumor and stops it spreading, according to research published in Gut. "It's a crucial step forward in developing new treatments for this devastating disease..." - Dr Jennifer Morton, study author The scientists, at the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute and the University of Glasgow, treated mice with pancreatic cancers caused by...

2014-07-23 08:32:41

Making a Difference Through Scientific Research and Discovery BOSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer's Medical Advisory Board Member Adam Bass, MD, serves as co-Chair of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Gastric Cancer Project, Director for Translational Research for the Center for Esophageal and Gastric Cancer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and is an associate member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. The TCGA Gastric...

2014-07-21 23:02:07

Children’s Cancer Research Fund announces grant to Momcology, a nationwide resource with Minnesota roots. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Children’s Cancer Research Fund is proud to award a grant of $10,000 to Momcology, a medical and social support community for mothers and primary caregivers of children diagnosed with cancer. The funding helps Momcology enhance the online experience for their community, develop healing and restorative retreats for moms and expand education and...

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...

Cancer Survivor Numbers To Increase Over The Next Ten Years
2014-06-02 05:18:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online With US cancer incidence rates in the midst of a 10-year decline, survivorship rates are on the rise, according to revised statistics released Sunday by the American Cancer Society. Currently, there are an estimated 14.5 million cancer survivors in the US, but that number is expected to rise to nearly 19 million by 2024, researchers from the organization reported in the June 1 edition of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians....

2014-06-01 12:20:16

Diagnostic insights into gene mutations in solid tumor cancers will aid therapy selection and prognosis for patients and advance research NEW YORK and MADISON, N.J., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the world's oldest and largest private cancer center, and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced a joint collaboration that will utilize MSK's clinical and research insights into...

2014-05-28 08:32:58

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and Moffitt Cancer Center create ORIEN to accelerate more precise cancer treatments, diagnostics and prevention methods TAMPA, Fla. and COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of North America's leading cancer centers, Moffitt Cancer Center and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James), today announced what is likely the...

2014-05-23 23:05:17

The National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation is proud to announce that the 27th annual National Cancer Survivors Day will be observed in communities nationwide on June 1. Join cancer survivors as they stand together and show the world what life after cancer looks like. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 On Sunday, June 1, 2014, cancer survivors across the globe will unite to show the world what life after cancer looks like. This unique celebration will mark the 27th annual National Cancer Survivors...

2014-05-20 12:33:00

As FDA Process Proceeds, Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation Realizes Ultimate Goal ERIE, Pa., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Before losing his bout with leukemia in 2009, John Kanzius vowed to find "a better way" to treat cancer. Today, more than four decades after the US declared "war on cancer," we are one step closer to a world where cancer is treated with no side effects. In the coming weeks, a research team led by Drs. Steven Curley, Stuart Corr, and Rita Serda will submit an...

2014-05-09 23:08:37

Leader of patient support organization travels to the nation’s capital to ensure access to emerging FDA-approved therapies for all brain tumor patients. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 For a second time this year, Dellann Elliott Mydland, CEO & President of the Pacific Northwest-based Chris Elliott Fund, is traveling to the opposite coast to advocate on behalf of brain tumor patients across the United States. The purpose of this trip is to ensure access for all cancer patients to...


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