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Added: 24.10.2017 5:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Alison Farmer was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 40. Luckily, it was caught early. Here's the story of how she recovered - and went on to have her daughter.

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From: www.bbc.co.uk

One in five women at greater risk of breast cancer due to newly-discovered faulty genes

Added: 24.10.2017 4:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

The largest study of breast cancer to date has uncovered 179 genetic mutations, and has furthered understanding of the BRCA1 gene

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Swiss drugs maker Novartis reports 7 percent rise in 3Q net

Added: 24.10.2017 3:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis is reporting net income rose 7 percent in the third quarter behind growth for its psoriasis treatment Cosentyx, its eye care business and several cancer drugs.

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Proton therapy lowers treatment side effects in pediatric head and neck cancer patients

Added: 23.10.2017 23:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pediatric patients with head and neck cancer can be treated with proton beam therapy (PBT) instead of traditional photon radiation, and it will result in similar outcomes with less impact on quality of life.

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Boost for lipid research: Researchers facilitate lipid data analysis

Added: 23.10.2017 23:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Illnesses such as cancer and multiple sclerosis may also be associated with lipids. Disorders are difficult to assess due to the diversity of lipids. Scientists now present a new tool for the analysis of lipids.

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Proton therapy lowers treatment side effects in pediatric head and neck cancer patients

Added: 23.10.2017 23:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pediatric patients with head and neck cancer can be treated with proton beam therapy (PBT) instead of traditional photon radiation, and it will result in similar outcomes with less impact on quality of life.

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Cancer Is the Biggest Killer of America's Firefighters

Added: 23.10.2017 18:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

Running into burning buildings is not the biggest killer of America's firefighters. It's the cancer they get from doing their jobs.

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Study links mutations in notch gene to role in B cell cancers

Added: 23.10.2017 16:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

In B cell tumors, mutated overactive versions of the Notch protein directly drive the expression of the Myc gene and many other genes that participate in B cell signaling pathways, researchers have found. Myc is a critical gene in governing cell proliferation and survival.

Tags: Genes, Cancer, Cher
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Biosimilar drugs could cut US health spending by $54 billion over next decade

Added: 23.10.2017 16:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Biosimilar drugs have been touted as one strategy to help curb the runaway costs of biologics that have advanced the treatment of illness such as rheumatoid arthritis and many cancers. A new study finds biosimilars could cut health care spending in the United States by $54 billion over the next decade. The savings are about 20 percent larger than a similar, widely cited analysis done three years ago by the same researchers.

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