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Gogglebox star Nikki Tapper reveals her battle with breast cancer

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gogglebox ’s Nikki Tapper has revealed her battle with breast cancer ahead of Channel 4’s Stand Up to Cancer charity telethon. The Londoner, who appears on the docuseries with husband Jonathan and their two children Josh and Amy, was forced to have a mastectomy and five months of chemotherapy after being diagnosed three-and-a-half years ago.

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Cancer nurse numbers 'reach peak'

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The number of specialist adult cancer nurses in England has reached an all-time high, with more than 3,000 posts in the NHS, newly released figures show.

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Cancer patient Ashya showing signs of recovery after treatment

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

A CANCER sufferer who was at the centre of an international search after being taken from a Southampton hospital is showing “incredible” signs of recovery, doctors say.

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Corbett presents $3 million grant to Abington Health for cancer center

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new Abington Health outpatient cancer treatment center received a virtual shovel in the ground Monday with the announcement by Gov. Tom Corbett of a $3 million grant to help fund the project.

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Wild Hosting Hockey Fights Cancer Night

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Wild will host its annual Hockey Fights Cancer Night this Thursday, Oct. 23, at Xcel Energy Center when the team faces off against the Arizona Coyotes at 7 p.m.

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Awards Six New Research Grants Focused On Innovative New Ideas

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Six academic investigators will receive grants from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to support innovative ideas that that have the potential to take research in a new direction and fundamentally impact the future of blood cancer diagnosis and treatment.The second-year grant program, called The New Idea Award, looks to identify …

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Biomarkers uPA/PAI-1 in breast cancer: Benefit, harm of test unclear

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Since studies are lacking, it remains unclear whether certain patients have a benefit if the decision for or against adjuvant chemotherapy is based on the concentration of uPA and PAI-1, a new report states.

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Advances in creating treatment for common childhood blood cancer

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new drug in development may offer first alternative to standard chemotherapy for T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, scientists report. An estimated quarter of the 500 U.S.

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Sirota: Fracking for the Cure?

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Helping find a cure for cancer or “pinkwashing” carcinogenic pollution?

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Van Andel Research Institute commits $7.5M to support epigenetic therapy in cancer treatment

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The work of one of the Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) inaugural Dream Teams, launched in 2009 to focus on epigenetic therapy in cancer treatment, will continue with the commitment of $7.5 million from Van Andel Research Institute (VARI).

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