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Community rallies to support those battling cancer

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the morning that more than 100 people would walk or run to raise funds for their fights against different types of cancer, 10-year-old Evan O’Brien and 44-year-old Doug Graf met for the first time and shared a moment of encouragement near the starting line at Loffredo Park in Lake Villa on Saturday.

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The Lancet: New oral drug regimens cure hardest-to-treat hepatitis C

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

( The Lancet ) Two new pill-only antiviral drug regimens could provide shorter, more effective treatment options with fewer side effects for the majority of patients infected with hepatitis C, even those most difficult to treat, according to the results of two studies published in The Lancet.

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Teaming up against cancer

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Glasgow’s Race on the River drew 30 teams of 20 rowers plus a drummer to the East River on Saturday. The annual event has raised $1.4 million for cancer-related charities over its 13 years.

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Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results is far less than claimed

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Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results among some patients is real and is only natural.

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New drug target can break down cancer's barrier against treatment

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( Cancer Research UK ) Scientists have found that a molecule — focal adhesion kinase — signals the body to repair itself after chemotherapy or radiotherapy, which kill cancer cells by damaging DNA.

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Molecule removal helps fight cancer

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Removing a molecule in blood vessels could help to increase the effectiveness of cancer treatments, according to new research.

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Community says goodbye to Irish Channel leader who lost battle with cancer

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jaclyn Kelley / Eyewitness News Email: jkelley@wwltv.com | Twitter: @jkelleyWWL NEW ORLEANS – She was known for her work in the community. Kara Morgan, the president of the Irish Channel Association, did all she could to make the neighborhood she loved a better place.

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Physician and cancer survivor shares what cancer patients really want to hear

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Surviving Hodgkin’s lymphoma gives one doctor personal insight into the nuances of living with a potentially fatal disease

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Runners prepares for tough five-day challenge

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AN amateur runner is tackling a marathon challenge as he bids to raise money for a charity which helps children with cancer.

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Cancer cases DOUBLE among World Trade Center rescuers

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More than 2,500 first responders have fallen ill with cancer after inhaling toxins from the collapse of the Twin Towers.

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