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Kcancer Cancer Update

  • California: Here's how to handle unfounded fears of cell phone cancer
    on December 16, 2017 at 3:22 pm

    The California Department of Public Health officially issued a guidance Friday on how to reduce exposure to radio-frequency energy released by cell phones—despite a lack of solid scientific data suggesting that such exposure poses any harm. The guidance follows the Department's legal defeat earlier ... […]

  • Yay, No More Cancer!
    on December 16, 2017 at 3:00 pm

    As well as being a cancer blogger, Laura Yeager is a religious essayist and a mental health blogger. A graduate of The Writers' Workshop at The University of Iowa, she teaches writing at Kent State University and Gotham Writers' Workshop. Laura survived cancer twice. Well, this wasn't a bad semester ... […]

  • Musa paradisiaca inflorescence induces human colon cancer cell death by modulating cascades ...
    on December 16, 2017 at 1:56 pm

    Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the leading causes of cancer death, and diet plays an important role in the etiology of CRC. Traditional medical practitioners in many South Asian countries use plantain inflorescence to treat various gastro-intestinal ailments. The aim of the present study was to ... […]

  • Firefighter cancer mum's plea for immunotherapy funds
    on December 16, 2017 at 1:41 pm

    A firefighter and mother-of-five given three months to live is raising money for cancer treatment not available to her on the NHS. Karen Land discovered she had breast cancer in October, near the end of her training with Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. The day after she qualified she had ... […]

  • Sharon Laws: Former cyclist dies after being diagnosed with cervical cancer
    on December 16, 2017 at 11:15 am

    A statement issued by Voxwomen on behalf of Laws' family read: "This morning the cycling world lost a champion, a friend, a rider with a huge smile and a fantastic laugh. "Sharon passed away early this morning after her fight with cancer. Her mum Joy and her family have asked for privacy at this time.". […]

  • Types of Cancer
    on December 16, 2017 at 7:05 am

    Types of Cancer Print Friendly and PDF. Our bodies are made up of millions of living cells that grow, divide and die in a methodical way. Cancer occurs when a group of cells grow uncontrollably and in an abnormal and disorderly way. Each type of cancer is unique and needs specialized care and ... […]

  • What does hair loss have to teach us about cancer metastasis?
    on December 16, 2017 at 7:03 am

    Understanding how cancer cells are able to metastasize -- migrate from the primary tumor to distant sites in the body -- and developing therapies to inhibit this process are the focus of many laboratories around the country. Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have identified ... […]

  • Trump Revisits Rules Protecting Miners From Black Lung, Cancer
    on December 16, 2017 at 6:00 am

    President Donald Trump's mining regulators are reconsidering rules meant to protect underground miners from breathing coal and rock dust — the cause of black lung — and diesel exhaust, which can cause cancer. An advocate for coal miners said Friday that this sends a “very bad signal.” The Mine ... […]

  • Family of teen battling cancer receives car for Christmas
    on December 16, 2017 at 5:03 am

    Thanks to one local dealership, a very deserving family now has some new wheels of their own. Our FOX31 crews were on hand when TSG Auto surprised the Chacon-Martinez family with a 2012 Honda Civic. Every year, TSG does a holiday car giveaway, and this year they picked 16-year-old ... […]

  • Students write original song for classmate battling cancer
    on December 16, 2017 at 4:07 am

    HUNTSVILLE Ala. — Eleven-year-old Kadence Castillo is battling cancer for the second time. In efforts to inspire Kadence and others battling childhood illness, her classmates at Whitesburg Elementary got together and wrote a song called “Fight! A Song to Defeat Childhood Illness.” Kadence was ... […]

  • Stake in American Century Funds Cancer Fight
    on December 16, 2017 at 3:45 am

    In 2000, American Century Investments founder Jim Stowers Jr. endowed a medical-research institute with his 40% share of the mutual fund complex. On Friday, one of the institute's offshoots announced a significant cancer breakthrough. The treatment could quell resistance that some tumors develop ... […]

  • Table of Contents
    on December 16, 2017 at 3:13 am

    Helena A. Yu, Alexander Spira, Leora Horn, Jared Weiss, Howard West, Giuseppe Giaccone, Tracey Evans, Ronan J. Kelly, Bhardwaj Desai, Andrew Krivoshik, Diarmuid Moran, Srinivasu Poondru, Fei Jie, Kouji Aoyama, Anne Keating and Geoffrey R. Oxnard. Clin Cancer Res December 15 2017 23 ... […]

  • Mo Brooks recuperating after successful prostate cancer surgery
    on December 16, 2017 at 2:59 am

    Mo Brooks, R-Ala., is recovering from a successful surgical procedure on Friday after being diagnosed with high-risk prostate cancer, according to his family. Preliminary tests indicate the cancer was fully removed with his prostate during the operation at Birmingham's Urology Centers of Alabama, per a ... […]

  • Biphasic drug release from electrospun polyblend nanofibers for optimized local cancer treatment
    on December 16, 2017 at 2:38 am

    The application of the biphasic release profile furnished by electrospun polyblend nanofibers for local cancer treatment was investigated. By adjusting the weight ratio of the hydrophilic polymer (poly(ethylene oxide), PEO) and hydrophobic polymer (poly(L-lactide), PLA), PEO10–PLA90 fibers with typical ... […]

  • The Men's Group: Men Who Tackle Their Cancer Head On and Help Others in the Process
    on December 16, 2017 at 2:26 am

    Each month, I have the privilege of facilitating the male-only cancer support group that I started nearly a year ago. This group consists of men, most typically aged 50+, who have been diagnosed with cancer and are, as several group members have succinctly put it, “just trying to live life.” Some attendees ... […]

  • Tesla helps cancer sufferer tick off 'LAST THING on bucket list' in heartwarming gesture
    on December 16, 2017 at 2:03 am

    ... the Model 3 – the customer had already preordered the car. He posted: “Well, I'd love to see November deliveries! I have a terminal stage 4 cancer and have been told I may only 3-4 months to live. “The last thing on my bucket list is our Model 3 and I'd like to have a few days to experience and enjoy it. […]

  • Benton businesses rally around 10-year-old diagnosed with cancer
    on December 16, 2017 at 1:41 am

    BENTON -- Benton rallies around a ten-year-old girl diagnosed with a rare and deadly form of brain cancer. A doctor diagnosed Makanda Williams with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, or DIPG, and because there's no cure or even a good treatment, her family has to go to Mexico for an experimental ... […]

  • Colon Cancer Screening and Services
    on December 16, 2017 at 1:35 am

    What you need to know about colon cancer screening and making a colonoscopy appointment at Norton Healthcare. […]

  • High school cancer researcher, published in two journals, presents findings
    on December 16, 2017 at 1:30 am

    PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — Seventeen-year-old Nikita Kondapalli spent a month scouring a national medical database looking for links between Hodgkin's Lymphoma cancer survivors, wanting to know their chances of developing other cancers five years after they beat the disease. Nikita is part ... […]

  • Boy with cancer sworn-in as Bellaire cop for a day
    on December 16, 2017 at 12:45 am

    Ethan helms was sworn-in as an officer for a day. He's battling leukemia, but Friday was all about having fun. His mom says he's wanted to be a police officer since career day in kindergarten. "Now that he's in the police car and he's doing the fun stuff, getting to push the sirens and drive the car, he's all ... […]

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