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Relay for Life of Wayne aims to raise funds, awareness for cancer

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

This year nearly 589,430 Americans are expected to die of cancer, or about 1,620 people per day, according to the American Cancer Society.

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Toowoomba Blokes' Foundation event kicks in to fight cancer

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

CRITICAL prostate cancer research could be under threat with federal funding of the Australian Prostate Cancer Bio-Resource set to end in June this year.

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Toowoomba Blokes' Foundation event kicks in to fight cancer

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

CRITICAL prostate cancer research could be under threat with federal funding of the Australian Prostate Cancer Bio-Resource set to end in June this year.

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The Cost of a Cure: Medicare Spent $4.5 Billion on New Hepatitis C Drugs Last Year

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Charles Ornstein This story was co-published with the Washington Post . Medicare spent $4.5 billion last year on new, pricey medications that cure the liver disease hepatitis C — more than 15 times what it spent the year before on older treatments for the disease, previously undisclosed federal data shows.

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Lorraine Downes says host a brekkie for breast cancer research

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Registrations are now open for Pink Ribbon Breakfast, with Lorraine Downes asking Kiwis to invite their friends or colleagues to breakfast in May, to raise funds for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.

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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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Area briefs: Fundraising begins for Relay for Life

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The St. Croix Valley community comes together to support the American Cancer Society through various events throughout the year, such as the Relay for Life. The purpose of the relay is to support cancer survivors and caregivers as well as those who have lost their battle with cancer through fundraising and various activities that raise

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Sam_Jones11 published Staff raise more than £1,000 for Penny Brohn

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

A CHARITY based in Pill recently (March, 2015) received £1,003.38 from an award-winning car dealership in Bristol.

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Indian Researcher Wins Woman of the year 2015 in NSW

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

MELBOURNE: A 56-year-old Indian pancreatic cancer researcher in Australia has been named New South Wales Woman of the year 2015 for her contributions to medical research, tertiary education and the Indian community.

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Child Cancer Foundation Street Appeal starts tomorrow

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ryu, Kimberly, Te Paea and Jock are this year’s Child Cancer Foundation National Ambassadors, chosen to represent the children throughout the country that the Foundation supports.

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