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New therapeutic option now available for select treatment resistant lung cancer patients

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

On average, 72 Canadians will be diagnosed with lung cancer every day1; non-small cell lung cancer is the most common form of lung cancer2 making up 85 to 90 per cent of all cases3 Of those, approximately 2 to 7 per cent are diagnosed with ALK+ non-small cell lung cancer4, a form of the…

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The experts who want ALL women over 70 screened for breast cancer

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer pointed out that 8,000 women in their 70s are diagnosed and treated for breast cancer.

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Bosom Buddies support spans Valley

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bosom Buddies is a breast cancer support organization which provides a variety of community services for those individuals of any age group who are diagnosed with breast cancer at any stage, their fam

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YOUR SAY: Childhood cancer goes far beyond the numbers

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

NATIONALLY, around 640 children aged 0-14 years are diagnosed with cancer each year.

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Hormone Therapy 'Could Increase Risk Of Cancer'

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Undergoing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could increase a woman’s risk of getting ovarian cancer by as much as 40%, according to a new study. The research by Oxford University and published in The Lancet has been welcomed by cancer charities, who are urging more women to study the risks before deciding if they want the treatment. Around 7,000 women in the UK are diagnosed with ovarian cancer …

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Calgarians rally to urge province to act on new cancer centre for city

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

More than 100 protesters held a rally at the government's southern Alberta office in Calgary to push for action on a new cancer centre for the city. They chanted and held signs urging Premier Jim Prentice to make the cancer treatment facility a priority.

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Sun damage and cancer: how UV radiation affects our skin

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Around 30 Australians are diagnosed with melanoma every day and more than 1,200 die from the disease each year. While small amounts of ultraviolet (UV) radiation are required for the production of vitamin D to keep bones and muscles strong and healthy, skin can burn from just 15 minutes of exposure to the summer sun.

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Fertility Hope for Cancer Patients

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Each year, nearly 49-thousand women under age 50 are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the u-s. Nearly 11-thousand of them are under age 40.

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Lynda Bellingham Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer: How To Cope With Untreatable Illness

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week Lynda Bellingham revealed the tragic news that she has terminal bowel cancer . Every year in the UK, around 41,500 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer and around 16,000 people die from the disease, making it the second biggest cancer killer.

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Study identifies potential way to improve treatment for chemo-resistant ovarian cancer

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ovarian cancer is the most deadly gynecological cancer, claiming the lives of more than 50% of women who are diagnosed with the disease.

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