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Cancer Treatment

Boise couple fights cancer on two fronts
The Race for the Cure raises money for screenings and mammograms, support services for people with breast cancer and for research. Diane and Will Hughes have actually been fighting the disease on two fronts. Diane got her breast cancer diagnosis in ... [...]
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Progenics Licenses PSMA Antibody Technology to Bayer for Development of Alpha …
“While there have been recent advances in the treatment of prostate cancer, there remains a great need for therapies that can more specifically target primary and metastatic prostate cancer,” said Mark R. Baker, Chief Executive Officer of Progenics. [...]
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Beyonce 'Lemonade' breast cancer survivor star walking 1000 miles topless
That incident led to her eventual breast cancer diagnosis and on April 30, Leaphart set off on a 1,000-mile walk to raise awareness for and engagement about the disease. For her walk from Biloxi, Miss., to Washington D.C., she's decided to walk topless ... [...]
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Drugs 'promising' for treating drug-resistant prostate cancer
In a study on mice done by researchers at the London-based Institute of Cancer Research, Hsp90 inhibitors were found to strip cancer cells of defences against hormone treatments, which makes the drugs particularly promising for treating drug-resistant ... [...]
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Wirral lingerie business in charity pledge to North West Cancer Research
Anne Jackson, North West Cancer Research chief executive, said: “Many of our long standing supporters have undergone breast cancer treatment and know all too well the struggle of finding underwear which not only fits well and is comfortable, but looks ... [...]
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Fight crime, breast cancer at super hero run/walk
Participants are encouraged to dress in crime-fighting gear – capes, tights, masks – or whatever gives them super powers to raise money for breast cancer research and support. “Whether you are a survivor, going through treatment or you've lost your ... [...]
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New drugs for aggressive prostate cancer 'promising'
A new type of drug could benefit men with aggressive prostate cancer that is no longer responding to treatment, researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research have said. In a study on mice, Hsp90 inhibitors were found to strip cancer cells of ... [...]
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Miles of Hope honors activists, looks to future of breast cancer care
Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation focused on the present during its annual brunch Sunday, but also looked to the future. While honoring activists and students affected by breast cancer, Miles of Hope also explored how the disease could be treated ... [...]
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New cancer drugs could treat lethal resistant prostate cancers
The findings provide vital information about the role of Hsp90 in drug-resistant prostate cancers, and open up potential new routes to cancer treatment based on blocking this or related proteins. A team at The Institute of Cancer Research, London ... [...]
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Bartlesville resident shares cancer story with Senate
But the sooner it is found and treated, the better a woman's survival rate is. Statistics, numbers and research can help underscore the importance of an issue, which in this instance is breast cancer. It's estimated that 246,000 new cases of invasive ... [...]
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News Feed: Fish and Brains, Sugar in Fruit, Pomegranate Healthfulness
Some trials have linked compounds found in pomegranates to a reduced risk for chronic diseases, such as cancers of the prostate, breast, colon and lung, and heart disease (aiding blood pressure, “good” HDL cholesterol levels and vascular health), but ... [...]
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Breast cancer survivor urges regular checkups
Several procedures and treatments later, Lauri Adams, 59, of Hot Springs, is a survivor of triple negative receptor breast cancer, which she was diagnosed with after a mammogram came back irregular in January 2013. Adams went for a biopsy after doctors ... [...]
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