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A life-saving cure with an $84,000 price tag

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

A new treatment for hepatitis C could save thousands of lives a year – but the high cost is making it a bitter pill for some Americans to swallow.

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Study Probes Use of MRI to Spot Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Patients

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Title: Study Probes Use of MRI to Spot Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Patients Category: Health News Created: 4/8/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 4/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Cancer centre expansion moving forward

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nurse Kate Olson administers cancer treatment to patients Barry Knaggs and Liza Nichols at the High River Community Cancer Centre. The centre will undergo a $2 million expansion beginning this year.

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New drugs offer hope, barriers for hepatitis C patients

| January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

For patients with hepatitis C, the last year has brought great hope: New drugs that are highly effective with few side effects.

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Is Thalidomide the Next Big Cancer Drug?

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Innovative new drugs to treat cancer frequently make the headlines, either due to great success or controversy, as pharmaceutical companies get lambasted for selling the drugs at too high a price for state systems to afford. But alongside this high-budget pharmaceutical research is a different tactic being quietly waged in the background …

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| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

KUCHING: There is a need for greater awareness among the community, especially women, of the danger of breast cancer considering the high number of patients diagnosed with the disease each year.

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Asbestos victims win damages ruling

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Government plans to deduct legal fees from the damages paid to people dying from asbestos exposure are unlawful, the High Court has ruled.

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New cancer treatment too expensive

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

A raft of new cancer drugs promise better, longer-lasting treatments with fewer adverse side effects but their high cost is a growing concern.

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New cancer drugs promise improved treatments, but come at a high cost

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A raft of new cancer drugs promise better, longer-lasting treatments with fewer adverse side effects — but their high cost is a growing concern.

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"Breast cancer gene" lawyers launch appeal to High court

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cancer advocates are taking “the breast cancer gene” case to the High Court in a last-ditch effort to overturn a controversial decision by the Federal Court.

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