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Driver of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, FGFR1, Also Present in 23 Percent of Small Cell Lung Cancer

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Results presented at AACR 2015 show oncogene recognized in NSCLC in small cell lung cancer, as well, implying that medicines in development for the first may be applicable to second.

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New Breast Cancer Treatment Pioneered by NWA Surgeon

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

FAYETTEVILLE, AR — A Northwest Arkansas surgeon is the first in the country to pioneer the use of what's being called 'groundbreaking innovation' in breast cancer treatment. Dr. Michael Cross, North Hills Surgery Center and Highlands Oncology Group are now offering patients a new device that can help improve the treatment of breast cancer.

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Sisters Honoring Their Mother's Memory by Promoting Ovarian Cancer Awareness

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mother's Day will never be the same for Lindsay Abrams and Laura Brzezicki. This year, for the first time in their lives, the sisters won't be celebrating with their mom, Joyce Swanson, who passed away …

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Sisters Honoring Their Mother's Memory by Promoting Ovarian Cancer Awareness

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mother’s Day will never be the same for Lindsay Abrams and Laura Brzezicki. This year, for the first time in their lives, the sisters won’t be celebrating with their mom, Joyce Swanson, who passed away …

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New, cross-sector collaboration aims to discover clinical biomarker for pancreatic cancer

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The search to discover and validate the first-ever clinical biomarker to diagnose and treat pancreatic cancer is at the foundation of a new, cross-sector collaboration. Berg, a biopharmaceutical company committed to uncovering health solutions through a data-driven, biological research approach; the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital …

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Children’s Cancer Research Fund Launches Great Cycle Challenge to Fight Kids’ Cancer

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Children’s Cancer Research Fund , a national nonprofit 501 3 dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer, is launching the first-ever Great Cycle Challenge USA (GCC-U

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Two case studies provide potential new avenue for treatment of kidney cancer

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

UT Southwestern Medical Center Kidney Cancer Program investigators have published what is believed to be the first reported successful use of stereotactic body radiation therapy for an often deadly complication of kidney cancer.

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Childhood cancer survivors face chronic health problems

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Northwestern University ) Childhood cancer survivors have increased, but the majority of those who have survived face chronic health problems, diseases and disability related to treatment, reports a new study. The study is the first to estimate the national prevalence of treatment-related chronic disease among survivors of childhood cancer.

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New analysis of breast cancer subtypes could lead to better risk stratification; Annual Report to the Nation shows …

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

For the first time, researchers have used national data to determine the incidence of the four major molecular subtypes of breast cancer by age, race/ethnicity, poverty level, and several other factors.

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Cancer Treatment Milestone as Plans are Unveiled For UK's First Proton Beam Therapy Centres

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The UK is to get its first three Proton Beam Therapy centres, marking a significant breakthrough in the provision of cancer treatment.

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