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Mesothelioma Law Firm Baron & Budd Applauds Passage of U.S. Senate Resolution Designating April 1-7 as National …

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Senate has once again passed a bipartisan resolution designating the first week of April as National Asbestos Awareness Week 2015.

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Chipping Sodbury army man takes on marathon for cancer charity

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

A SERGEANT major from Chipping Sodbury is taking on his first marathon to raise funds for a cancer charity.

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New Calgary cancer centre announced

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cancer patients in Calgary are getting a new treatment centre at the South Health Campus.

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New role uncovered for 'oldest' tumor suppressor gene

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Institute of Cancer Research ) Scientists have revealed a brand new function for one of the first cancer genes ever discovered — the retinoblastoma gene — in a finding that could open up exciting new approaches to treatment. The retinoblastoma gene is defective in many cancers and is known to play a central role in stopping healthy cells from dividing uncontrollably. This study has found …

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New role uncovered for 'oldest' tumor suppressor gene

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Institute of Cancer Research ) Scientists have revealed a brand new function for one of the first cancer genes ever discovered — the retinoblastoma gene — in a finding that could open up exciting new approaches to treatment.

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Faster FDA Spurs Cancer Breakthroughs

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Through March 19, the FDA has approved 10 new drugs, on pace to match last year’s total of 41, which was an 18-year high. This year’s approvals include the first medicine in years for initial treatment of a common form of advanced breast cancer

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New drug boosts survival chances for Hodgkin's lymphoma

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

A large-scale trial of a new drug shows it boosts survival chances for Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the blood that mostly strikes younger people, a study said Thursday. Known by the lab name of brentuximab vedotin (BV), the drug is the first new treatment for Hodgkin's in more than three decades.

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New radiation treatment for brain cancer implanted in first human being at CTRC

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

David Williams is the first human being ever to have a new radiation treatment implanted in the center of his brain tumor.

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New mum's cancer warning

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

March 16, 2015, 3:33 p.m. Nina Langley and Ed Cusick should be basking in the joy of new parenthood. Instead the couple's first weeks at home with baby son Teddy have been overshadowed by the first-time mum's cancer diagnosis.

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'Cancer survivor' Belle Gibson retains lawyer

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

App developer Belle Gibson has hired a media and defamation lawyer in her first move since suspicion was cast over her extraordinary cancer survival story.

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