Tag: hospital

Custom House woman dies due to asbestos exposure

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday, an inquest at the Waltham Forest Coroner’s Court heard that Dorothy Howlett, of Alnwick Road, died at Newham General Hospital in September 2013, after contracting Malignant Mesothelioma – a rare cancer associated to asbestos exposure.

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7,000 5p coins presented to Taunton-based cancer charity SURE

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

A CANCER charity was inundated with 7,008 5p coins last week to help towards an appeal to buy equipment for the Beacon Centre, at Taunton’s Musgrove Park Hospital.

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Penticton teen hopes to have experimental cancer treatment in Texas

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The parents of Kaylee Kozari-Bowland, a 16-year-old from Penticton, feel helpless as they watch their daughter undergo treatment for cancer at BC Children's Hospital.

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New support program for cancer patients

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sonoma Valley’s first cancer support program will open next month, offering patients a range of complementary therapies to help ease the symptoms usually associated with conventional cancer treatments. The new program, named Cancer Support Sonoma, is operated by the Sonoma Valley Hospital Foundation in partnership with the North Bay Cancer Alliance. It will be located within Sonoma Valley …

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Boston researchers help ID key in cancer DNA

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Local scientists have unlocked new information about cancer cells that could give late-stage patients hope for better, targeted treatment options down the road, according to a study published today. “If you’re dealing with a tumor, and you’re running out of time, you’d better know the best therapy to use to treat it,” said Shamil Sunyaev, genetic researcher at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and …

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Sacred Heart Hospital gets breast cancer grant

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Allentown's Sacred Heart Hospital has been awarded a $50,143 grant for the early detection and treatment of breast cancer for women in need.

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Nanocarrier Drugs for Pancreatic Cancer Now Being Produced In China

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

TIANJIN, China, Feb.

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Doris shares her story

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tweed Hospital cancer patient Doris Higlett.

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Augusta VA drops the ball on scheduling medical appointment, says vet battling cancer

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

A veteran battling cancer said more than a year after having surgery, he has yet to get a followup appointment at Augusta’s Charlie Norwood VA Hospital. Just Wednesday, the facility announced its newest director. News 12 was the first to uncover problems at the hospital nearly 2 years ago.

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Young survivor and family enter crowded cancer-charity field

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nearly three years after Emily Whitehead was saved by a revolutionary cancer treatment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the 9-year-old and her parents are being sought after by cancer charities, documentary producers, and families desperate for their own miracle.

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