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Cost of treating cancer in NZ reaches $800m

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The cost of treating cancer in the New Zealand public health sector is more than $800 million annually – hundreds of millions higher than previous estimates, University of Otago research says.Researchers from the University's Department…

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Prostate cancer breakthrough as test flags up the most aggressive form of the disease

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Scientists from the University of Michigan have identified a protein which appears to play a crucial role in the rapid growth of tumours, sparking hope new tests could provide a more accurate diagnosis.

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Teacher Jennifer Barnett died from lung cancer 'after years in asbestos classrooms'

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jennifer Barnett, pictured with her family, worked Archway School in Stroud, Gloucestershire, between 1980 and 1997. Her family is now seeking compensation from the local council.

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Discarded drug can better fight cancer

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York, April 3 (IANS) A discarded anti-cancer drug might be more useful in the fight against cancer than previously thought, say researchers from the University of Missouri. Doctors used 6-Thioguanine, or 6-TG, as a chemotherapy treatment to kill cancer cells in patients with leukaemia for decades

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Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula wins award for cancer treatment

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula received the Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons. The CoC provides the public with information on the resources, services, and cancer treatment experience for each CoC-accredited cancer program.

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Glamorous grannies' naked ambition gives charities a boost

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

THREE cancer charities have benefited from the great success of the 2015 Wrinklies Charity Calendar.

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Glamorous grannies' naked ambition gives charities a boost

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

THREE cancer charities have benefited from the great success of the 2015 Wrinklies Charity Calendar.

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Ostrow: "Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies" a fascinating documentary on PBS

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you have or had cancer, or love someone who has, you've probably had to learn a great deal of medicine already. If you don't have cancer in your life, your inclination may be to stay as far away from the subject as possible.

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Ostrow: "Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies" a fascinating documentary on PBS

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you have or had cancer, or love someone who has, you’ve probably had to learn a great deal of medicine already. If you don’t have cancer in your life, your inclination may be to stay as far away from the subject as possible.

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Research opens door to new prostate cancer treatment

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Researchers from the Centenary Institute’s Origins of Cancer Program have discovered new links between nutrition and prostate cancer.

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