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Child Survivors Of Hodgkin Lymphoma Have Increased Risk Of Second Cancer

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma are at an increased risk of developing an entirely new cancer later in life, according to new research published in Cancer — the American Cancer Society’s international peer-reviewed scientific journal — and conducted at University of Alabama at Birmingham. W......
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Lilly cancer drug fails key trial, will no longer be prescribed

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday that its cancer treatment Lartruvo, which had won conditional approval, failed to improve patient survival in a long-term confirmatory study and will no longer be prescribed, driving the drugmaker's shares down nearly 3 percent....
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AbbVie's Imbruvica fails to meet main goal in pancreatic cancer study

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
AbbVie Inc said on Friday its blockbuster cancer treatment in combination with chemotherapy agents failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage study of patients with a form of pancreatic cancer....
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FDA approves new Cabometyx indication

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
FDA's approval of a new Cabometyx indication provides a treatment for patients with liver cancer. Read More...
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Samsung Bioepis biosimilar to Roche's Herceptin wins FDA nod

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had approved a biosimilar to Roche Holding AG's blockbuster breast cancer treatment, Herceptin....
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Banner Health Children

Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide Risk

Jan 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Can Drinking Oolong Tea Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a recent study published in the journal Anticancer Research, Saint Louis University scientists, together with a visiting scientist from Fujian Medical University in China, have discovered evidence that oolong tea can lead to DNA damage of breast cancer cells and inhibit the growth and progression......
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Long-lasting menopause symptoms may be tied to slightly higher breast cancer risk

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who experience symptoms of menopause, like hot flashes or night sweats, for many years may be slightly more likely to develop breast cancer than women who never had these symptoms, a U.S. study suggests....
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Breast Cancer Up To 5 Times More Likely To Metastasize Even 10 Years After Childbirth

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A study by researchers at University of Colorado Cancer Center and Oregon Health & Science University published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network shows that breast cancers diagnosed in young women within 10 years of giving birth are more likely to metastasize, and thus......
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Data Pirates: Patients And Scientist Battle To Liberate Genetic Testing Results

Jan 18, 2019 , Forbes
A small band of patients and a scientist tried to free their existing genetic testing data for cancer research. It was harder than they...
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Proteus' digital pill is now delivering chemotherapy

Jan 18, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The sensor-embedded pill will be used to treat and monitor colorectal cancer patients receiving care at Fairview Health...
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Cardon Children's Medical Center

Acupressure Relieves Long-Term Symptoms Of Breast Cancer Treatment, Study Finds

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study finds acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment ends. Researchers from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center reported in 2016 that acupressure helped reduce fatigue in breast cancer survivor......
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Vaccine, Screening Can Prevent Cervical Cancer Deaths

Jan 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Vaccine, Screening Can Prevent Cervical Cancer DeathsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Muscle Stem Cells Can Drive Cancer That Arises In Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
People with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) can develop an otherwise-rare muscle cancer, called rhabdomyosarcoma, due to the muscle cells’ continuous work to rebuild the damaged tissue. However, little is known about how the cancer arises, hindering development of a treatment or test that could pr......
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Immunomedics' cancer treatment fails to win accelerated approval from the FDA

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
Immunomedics Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to grant accelerated approval for its breast cancer treatment, sacituzumab....
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Novel Imaging Technology May Help Reduce Biopsies For Breast Tumors

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In American women, breast cancer is the most common cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer death. While routine screening helps to detect breast cancer, existing technology frequently identifies suspicious lesions that turn out not to be cancer. In fact, up to 80% of the biopsies performed re......
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'Stealth condition' found to multiply risk of cancer and chronic conditions, study reveals

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
A "stealth condition" which is one of the western world's most common genetic disorders is causing far higher levels of cancer and chronic health conditions than previously thought, a UK study has revealed....
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WebMD Honors Health Heroes Fighting Cancer

Jan 17, 2019 , WebMD
WebMD’s 2018 Health Heroes have left their mark on the fight against cancer in ways large and...
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Viewpoints: Soaring Veteran Suicide Rate Is A National Scandal; Shutdown Complicates Cancer Treatments

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers focus on these health care topics and...
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New Legislation About Drug Trials Offers Hope For Children With Incurable Cancers

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The U.S. is set to begin testing drugs on children, a step researchers say many drugmakers skipped because it was risky and costly. “It is an incredibly exciting time,” said Crystal Mackall, a pediatric-cancer researcher. “We have lots of drug companies who want to speak with us suddenly.” Other public health news focuses on a new breast cancer treatment; hemp-derived product regulations; access to dental treatments; killings of transgender people; LGBTQ communities facing bias;...
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