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Watch: How Effective is Breast Cancer Early Detection?

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

ABC News' Chief Health and Medical editor Dr. Richard Besser examines early detection and prevention of breast cancer.

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Dogs Can Literally Sniff Out Prostate Cancer With Over 97% Accuracy, Study Finds

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dogs really are man's best friend – especially when it comes to sniffing out potentially lethal cancers , a new study has found. Research suggests that dogs can detect prostate cancer in roughly 98% of cases, simply through sniffing a man's urine

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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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St. Luke’s Cancer Center offers new Phase II oncolytic viral therapy clinical trial for advanced melanoma

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

St. Luke’s Cancer Center is a leader in offering clinical trials for patients with melanoma, the most unusual type of skin cancer and also the most deadly. Physicians such as Sanjiv Agarwala, MD, Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology for St.

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® at Western Regional Medical Center Hosts Its First Ever Cancer Treatments …

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® at Western Regional Medical Center is hosting its first ever Annual New Treatments in Oncology conference, focused on advances in cancer research, new treatments and patient care.

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Mercy Medical Center Receives Grant to Establish New Cancer Patient Support Program

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mercy Medical Center has received a $50,000 grant from Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) to establish “Woman to Woman,” a patient support program that pairs new gynecologic cancer patients with trained and supervised survivor volunteers to provide mentoring and support.

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center to Participate in AccuBoost Accelerated Dose …

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

CHICAGO, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Patients who undergo breast conservation therapy have an even stronger defense to prevent disease recurrence and rid the body of cancer cells following a lumpectomy with the use of AccuBoost®. Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) has been invited by Rhode Island Hospital to participate in a new …

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Sugar-seeking MRI may detect cancer, improve biopsies

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to detect sugar molecule biomarkers may improve cancer detection, Medical News Today reported.

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AACR honors scientific work and mentorship of Dr. Lucile Adams-Campb

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

( American Association for Cancer Research ) Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, Ph.D., professor of oncology, associate director of minority health and disparities research, and associate dean of community health and outreach at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC, is being honored with the 10th annual American Association for …

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Superior Treatment against HPV Throat Cancer is Catching On; The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease (CBCD …

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Transoral surgical techniques (TOS) are the most effective procedures against HPV throat cancer, according to a study published online in the medical journal Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery in advance of April 2015. (1) The CBCD reviews the study and recommends Novirin against the latent HPV virus. (PRWeb March 15, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com …

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