Tag: disease

Dogs trained to detect prostate cancer with more than 90% accuracy

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The ability of two German shepherds to identify the most common form of cancer in British men has sparked hopes of finding a practical application Hopes that man’s best friend can help medics detect prostate cancer have been boosted by research suggesting that trained German shepherd dogs can sniff out the chemicals linked to the disease from urine samples with remarkable accuracy. The …

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OncLive® Joins University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute in Strategic Alliance Partnership Program

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Strategic Alliance brings important cancer news to those committed to fighting this disease. (PRWeb April 08, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/SAP/UCCancerInstitute/prweb12638615.htm

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Targeted Treatment May Improve Odds for Breast Cancer Patients

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

New research could change the way breast cancer is treated. When Shante Thomas was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer, it came as a complete shock. “Am I going to die?

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Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride New York City

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Currently only seven percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States will survive more than five years. More than 3,000 people will join in the movement to change the future for this disease and double pancreatic cancer survival by 2020, at PurpleStride New York City

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Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Title: Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say Category: Health News Created: 3/30/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 3/31/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Healthy heart may help men battle cancer, study finds

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Findings suggest even reducing one's mile time by half a minute can contribute to lower risk of death from the disease

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Sir Bobby Robson Foundation raises £8MILLION towards cancer research

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The cancer charity set up by football legend Sir Bobby Robson has raised £8m. Launched in 2008, the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation aimed to provide £500,000 for research as he underwent treatment for the disease.

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Research Shows Gene Removal May Aid Melanoma Treatment

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are nearly 10,000 melanoma deaths in the U.S. each year, and while treatment advances have been made, a majority of melanoma patients will die from their disease.

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Angelina Jolie decision to remove ovaries praised

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

CANCER charities last night praised actress Angelina Jolie for choosing preventative surgery to reduce her risk of dying from the disease.

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During Kidney Cancer Awareness Month, Arizona Oncology Encourages Everyone to Speak With Their Healthcare Providers …

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month and Arizona Oncology, a practice in The US Oncology Network, encourages men and women to speak with their healthcare providers about the symptoms, risk factors and treatments for the disease.

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