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Desserts to help fight cancer in RI Bakes for Breast Cancer event
Treat the special women in your life to decadent desserts while also helping fight breast cancer during Rhode Island Bakes for Breast Cancer from May 8, Mother's Day through May 14. Restaurants, bakeries, cafés, and ice cream shops throughout Rhode ... [...]
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Main Line biotech firm advancing technology to help diagnose, treat prostate …
ProstaGene is developing gene-based technology to diagnose and treat prostate cancer. iStockphoto. ProstaGene has raised $400,000 from private investors to support commercialization of a gene-based test to help guide prostate cancer treatment. [...]
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Cancer campaign is getting its message across
“The twist of the role reversal added intrigue and the shock of the fact they were talking about prostate cancer provided significant impact." One man every hour in the UK dies of prostate cancer and the aim of the campaign is to counter what the ... [...]
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Breast cancer treatment breakthrough after 'milestone' gene discovery
The latest breast cancer research could lead to more personalised care for patients and help further understanding of the causes of the disease, scientists said. A study involving people from around the world has been hailed as giving a more complete ... [...]
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New Breast Cancer Genes and Mutations Pave Way for Personalized Treatment
Whole-genome profiles show the genetic details of breast cancers from different patients. Scientists hope visualizing cancer genomes in this way will one day lead to more effective, personalized cancer treatments. (Source: DOI: 10.1038/nature17676) The ... [...]
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A Date to Remember: High Schooler Takes Mom with Brain Cancer to Prom
But earlier this year, a life-altering diagnosis shattered her plan. She found out she has the most aggressive form of brain cancer, and may have only nine to 20 months to live. “I've really tried to keep my head in today,” Huffaker said last Tuesday ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer Drug May Slow Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients
pills A medication developed and commercialized for treating advanced prostate cancer may also help stabilize cognitive impairment in women who suffer from Alzheimer's disease, according to a study conducted at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and ... [...]
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Is Prostate-Specific Antigen Test a Reliable Indicator of Prostate Cancer?
Many physicians suspect the risk of overdiagnosis outweighs the potential benefits of early detection and treatment. They say some men have far greater side effects from the treatment of small tumors in their early stages than they would from their ... [...]
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Breast cancer genomes discovery paves way for personalised treatment
In what is being described as a major breakthrough, a team of researchers has uncovered five genes that lead to the development of breast cancer paving the way for future personalised treatment. Breast cancer breakthroughs appear to be coming in thick ... [...]
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Study could help more personalised care for breast cancer patients
He said: "This study both gave us the first large scale view of the rest of the genome, uncovering some new reasons why breast cancer arises, and gave us an unexpected way to characterise the types of mutations that happen in certain breast cancers.". [...]
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MAAT can improve cognitive symptoms in breast cancer survivors with long-term …
A new analysis indicates that a type of psychotherapy delivered by videoconference may help prevent some of the long-term memory issues caused by chemotherapy. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer ... [...]
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The singer who had rheumatoid arthritis at 14, but suffered constant pain for …
As a Centre of Excellence in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Bath National Hospital was able to assign a specialist team, including a dietician, to Eve's care. "They were so amazing, it made me angry to think of how I was dismissed for all those ... [...]
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What is prostate cancer? Women speak out on LETHAL disease killing thousands …
Prostate Cancer UK said a poll of more than 3,500 people exposes men's 'widespread ignorance' of their own bodies - but now the women behind the men affected by the disease have come forward to speak out. Loretta Kilgannon, from south London lost her ... [...]
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Breast cancer mutation map could aid personalised treatment
Scientists have published the most detailed picture yet of the genetic events that cause breast cancer, which could lead to more personalised healthcare for cancer. Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute sequenced the whole genome, ... [...]
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Radiation May Not Improve Prostate Cancer Survival – Dr. David Samadi
According to world renowned prostate cancer surgeon, Dr. David B. Samadi of Lenox Hill Hospital, for definitive prostate cancer treatment, patients traditionally had two main treatment options: surgery or radiation. Based on a patient's goals, disease ... [...]
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They were married for 51 and a half years until Sean passed away due to advanced prostate cancer. In this video, provided by . ... But who is most at risk of getting prostate cancer and why? Risk factors for . ... In this video from the Prostate Cancer ... [...]
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