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 Pfizer unveils enhanced offerings to help patients manage their life with cancer. Pfizer Oncology Together is a first-of-its-kind program for patients taking Pfizer Oncology medicines that offers dedicated social workers called ‘Care Champions’ to help navigate the complexities that accompany treatment, such as identifying resources to help find emotional support, and workplace transition, transportation and financial assistance. For cancer patients taking a Pfizer Oncology medicine, please visit

“Cancer patients can feel isolated and unsure about how to navigate care and approach day-to-day life,” said Myra Biblowit, President & CEO, Breast Cancer Research Foundation. “Pfizer’s new programming that goes beyond treatment is critical in helping patients and their care networks deal with the challenges associated with living with cancer.”

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14T19:18:45Z And Lynch syndrome does not necessarily mean a person will develop colon cancer. It is linked to less than 5 percent of the 140,000 new colon …,2013:googlealerts/feed:12180630417332140209Bowel cancer diet: Avoid THESE four common foods to ward off deadly symptoms 2017-09-14T18:11:15Z 2017-09-14T18:11:15Z BOWEL cancer kills more than 44 people a day, with diet a major contributing factor. These are the foods to eat and avoid to ward off symptoms.,2013:googlealerts/feed:17071440333185018514Health Tech Podcast: This researcher is taking on cancer with data and crowdsourcing 2017-09-14T17:37:30Z 2017-09-14T17:37:30Z Dr. Tony Blau has studied cancer for over 30 years. He founded All4Cure, a startup that’s aiming to close the data gap for cancer patients and make …,2013:googlealerts/feed:3518971307504443700St. Clair Winefest backs cancer support 2017-09-14T17:15:00Z 2017-09-14T17:15:00Z DEMING – St. Clair Winery of Deming is pleased to announce its 23rd annual Winefest, benefiting Cancer Support of Deming and Luna County.,2013:googlealerts/feed:10198204696237060317The FDA just approved the first direct competitor to a billion-dollar cancer drug 2017-09-14T16:52:30Z 2017-09-14T16:52:30Z The FDA just approved a version of Avastin, a blockbuster chemotherapy made by Genentech that brought in $6.7 billion in sales in 2016. The newly …,2013:googlealerts/feed:8915249075251638317Construction of a North American Cancer Survival Index to Measure Progress of Cancer Control … 2017-09-14T16:40:41Z 2017-09-14T16:40:41Z Population-based cancer survival data provide insight into the effectiveness of health care delivery. Comparing survival for all cancer sites combined …,2013:googlealerts/feed:11565279194379846352US FDA approves biosimilar version of cancer drug Avastin 2017-09-14T16:30:00Z 2017-09-14T16:30:00Z (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it has approved Amgen Inc’s biosimilar version of Roche Holding AG’s cancer …,2013:googlealerts/feed:17305753491482772930Husker Du drummer, singer Grant Hart dies of cancer 2017-09-14T16:18:45Z 2017-09-14T16:18:45Z In this May 2000 photo, former Husker Du drummer Grant Hart poses for a photo in Minneapolis. Ken Shipley, who runs the band’s record label …,2013:googlealerts/feed:13258070116225883145Single molecule determines lung cancer cell death 2017-09-14T16:18:45Z 2017-09-14T16:18:45Z Scientists found that a molecule called mIR-124 plays an important role in determining whether or not a particular type of cancer cell responds to …,2013:googlealerts/feed:18350890886421407969A Natural Molecule Has Been Shown to Stop Cancer Cells From Producing Energy 2017-09-14T16:18:45Z 2017-09-14T16:18:45Z The Warburg Effect refers to the way cancer cells “rewire” their metabolism to survive, voraciously consuming glucose to produce energy. Although …,2013:googlealerts/feed:4948693682974793422Breast Cancer Awareness Month Specials: Oct & Nov 2017 2017-09-14T16:08:57Z 2017-09-14T16:08:57Z Breast Cancer Awareness Month Specials: Oct & Nov 2017 … Our Breast Cancer Awareness Month Screening Mammogram and Bone Density …,2013:googlealerts/feed:10692608192107752294US Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall 2017-09-14T16:07:30Z 2017-09-14T16:07:30Z THURSDAY, Sept. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — More Americans are surviving cancer than ever before, but as the population ages, even more will …,2013:googlealerts/feed:8859177890066428024FDA approves first biosimilar for the treatment of cancer 2017-09-14T16:07:30Z 2017-09-14T16:07:30Z Mvasi is the first biosimilar approved in the U.S. for the treatment of cancer. “Bringing new biosimilars to patients, especially for diseases where the …,2013:googlealerts/feed:17930927995948813967Free Skin Cancer Screening Offered at UAMS Cancer Institute on Oct. 14 2017-09-14T16:03:13Z 2017-09-14T16:03:13Z LITTLE ROCK — People concerned about spots on their skin are invited to participate in a free skin cancer screening from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Oct. 14 at …,2013:googlealerts/feed:8932868112228754836Could your cat give you a deadly disease? Parasite in the faeces of our feline friends may cause … 2017-09-14T15:45:39Z 2017-09-14T15:45:39Z A parasite commonly found in cats faeces may cause Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and even cancer, new research suggests. Toxoplasma gondii, which is …,2013:googlealerts/feed:1813044794830507033KVIA news anchor Estela Casas diagnosed with breast cancer 2017-09-14T15:35:18Z 2017-09-14T15:35:18Z Newsy spoke with breast cancer survivors about the best and worst things you can say to a friend or family member with breast cancer. Video provided …,2013:googlealerts/feed:16703020649925705379Liberal MP Arnold Chan dies after battle with cancer 2017-09-14T14:48:27Z 2017-09-14T14:48:27Z Arnold Chan, the Liberal MP for Scarborough-Agincourt, has died at the age of 50. Chan had battled cancer over the last two years. “I am saddened by …,2013:googlealerts/feed:9023612944746710653Indie rocker Jessi Zazu, frontwoman for Those Darlins, dead at 28 after cervical cancer battle 2017-09-14T14:28:35Z 2017-09-14T14:28:35Z She detailed her cancer battle in an in-depth feature with the Nashville Scene magazine in June, explaining that the disease started in her cervix, …,2013:googlealerts/feed:3441359201025797637Chad Carr’s final gift: Hope for other kids with deadly cancer 2017-09-14T14:06:02Z 2017-09-14T14:06:02Z Chad Carr’s everlasting gift to the world lies in discoveries that could lead to new cancer treatments or even a cure as scientists research the …,2013:googlealerts/feed:3619180370286987518Surgeons play big role in women’s choices for breast cancer care 2017-09-14T13:41:15Z 2017-09-14T13:41:15Z New research finds that surgeons exert a lot of influence over early-stage breast cancer patients’ decision to get both breasts removed, even when … ” max=”10″ feed_title=”yes” refresh=”3_hours” title=”160″ meta=”yes” summary=”yes” summarylength=”160″ size=”150″ ]

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Cancer Pen Could Detect Tumors During Surgery in Seconds

A handheld “pen” can detect cancer cells within seconds, speeding up diagnosis and helping surgeons more accurately remove tumors, researchers reported Wednesday.

The probe works in real time, and is at least as accurate as removing a tissue sample and sending it to a pathologist, the team at the University of Texas at Austin reported.

The pen uses a little drop of water to make the analysis and doesn’t require any cutting of tissue, the team reported in the journal Science Translational Medicine. They hope it can help make for less invasive surgery that gets every piece of tumor while also leaving behind as much healthy tissue as possible.

“If you talk to cancer patients after surgery, one of the first things many will say is ‘I hope the surgeon got all the cancer out,’ ” Livia Schiavinato Eberlin, an assistant professor of chemistry who led the work, said in a statement.

“It’s just heartbreaking when that’s not the case. But our technology could vastly improve the odds that surgeons really do remove every last trace of cancer during surgery.”

The team designed the pen and programmed a mass spectrometer to detect compounds that make lung, thyroid, ovary and breast tumors different from healthy tissue.

They said it was accurate 96 percent of the time.

“Any time we can offer the patient a more precise surgery, a quicker surgery or a safer surgery, that’s something we want to do,” said James Suliburk, head of endocrine surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, who worked with the team.

“This technology does all three. It allows us to be much more precise in what tissue we remove and what we leave behind.”

The team tested their pen on more than 250 samples of human tumors, calibrating the molecular signature of each type of tumor. Tumor cells have different activity than normal cells do, and researchers have been working for decades to use mass spectrometry to try to identify those differences quickly.

“Cancer cells have dysregulated metabolism as they’re growing out of control,” Eberlin said. “Because the metabolites in cancer and normal cells are so different, we extract and analyze them with the MasSpec Pen to obtain a molecular fingerprint of the tissue

“It allows us to be much more precise in what tissue we remove and what we leave behind.”

They also tried the pen out in live mice growing human breast tumors.

“The device, named MasSpec Pen, enables controlled and automated delivery of a discrete water droplet to a tissue surface for efficient extraction of biomolecules,” the team wrote.

Currently, the most often used technique to diagnose cancer is by a pathologist looking at a frozen sample of tissue under a microscope. It’s a highly skilled job but can be time consuming and prone to errors.

Waiting for a pathologist can be especially nerve racking for a surgeon who wants to know on the spot if all the tumor has been removed, and even worse for a patient who is told he or she must go back for more surgery because all of the tumor was not removed.

“Many women diagnosed with breast cancer, for example, undergo breast-conserving surgery, which involves removing the lesion of interest with a rim of normal tissue and preserving the rest of the breast,” Eberlin’s team wrote.

“One of the greatest challenges a breast cancer surgeon faces is determining the delicate boundary between cancerous and normal tissues.”

Their idea is for a surgeon to be able to use the pen during surgery to test the remaining tissue after a tumor is removed to see if it’s healthy. It takes just a few seconds for it to sample a tumor with a drop of water that is then sucked through a tube to the mass spectrometer itself.

The researchers are the first to say it will take much more testing until their new device is validated. A few hundred samples is not enough to say for sure it accurately distinguishes tumor from healthy tissue.

Plus, the use of mass spectrometry to diagnose cancer is itself still highly experimental.

And their live tests were in mice, not in human patients.

The team, working with funding from the National Cancer Institute and the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas, have filed patents for the technology.

By Maggie Fox



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Labor Day Inspiration

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September Cancer Awareness!

September is Cancer Awareness for the Following Cancers:

  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

Best wished for all cancer patients and families!

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Acupressure, A Powerful Pure Natural Healing

According to the Traditional Chinese Medicine, there are meridian lines or energy channels where the Chi or life energy flows in the human body. Human life is full of energy through the meridian networks. Chi or the vital life energy consist of two kinds of forces, yin or negative and yang or positive. In the healthy human body, yin and yang balance is maintained. Diseases are results of disturbance of yin and yang balance and blockage in the energy flow of these channels.

To alleviate illness, one way is to stimulate the pressure points around the meridian lines. The pressure points are the critical sites where life energy passes through. Acupressure employs gentle yet firm pressure on the selected points, which allows energy flowing smoothly and harmoniously, reestablishes yin and yang balance, and maintain healthy human body.

The Pure Natural Healing is the perfect system for people who want to try acupressure for treatment of chronic diseases, such as pain, high blood pressure, arthritis, and many more.

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The Acupressure Points for Relieving Headaches

Here are the acupressure points for relieving Headaches.

Point A: Directly between the eyebrows, in the indentation where the bridge of the nose meets the forehead.

Points B: In the indentations on either side of where the bridge of the nose meets the ridge of the eyebrows.

Points C: At the bottom of the cheekbone, below the pupil.

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Acupressure Points for Relieving Lower Back Pain.

Here are the acupressure points for relieving Lower Back Pain.

Points B & Points C: In the lower back (between the second and third lumbar vertebrae) two to four finger widths away from the spine at waist level.

Points D: One to two finger widths outside the sacrum (the large bony area at the base of the spine) and midway between the top of the hipbone and the base of the buttock.

Points E: In the center of the back of the knee crease.

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Free Stuff for Cancer Pantients

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