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What One Technology Is Revolutionizing Cancer Treatment?

By | Mon, 02/17/2014 - 18:06

Synthetic biologists are beginning to design DNA molecules, proteins, and complex genetic circuits — biological organisms — at will.

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Leukemia Drug Study Ends Early After It's Proven To Improve Survival

By | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 16:16

Pharmacyclics' cancer drug, Imbruvica, improved survival rates for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia — so much that an independent committee ended the study early.

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Targeting Single Gene May Halt Breast Cancer Development

By | Wed, 01/01/2014 - 15:39

Knocking out a single gene inhibits the development of tumors in mouse models of breast cancer.

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‘Little Couple’ Star Tweets From Inpatient Chemotherapy

By | Sat, 12/28/2013 - 13:48

Dr. Jen Arnold, star of TLC's 'The Little Couple,' is battling stage 3 uterine cancer.

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Targeting Single Protein Thwarts Deadly Soft-Tissue Cancer

By | Thu, 12/26/2013 - 19:24

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) may be reversed by targeting the growth factor that sustains the cancer.

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New Nanotechnology Catches Cancer Mutations Before They Develop

By | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 17:21

The new DNA clamp makes it much easier to detect genetic mutations associated with cancer and other serious health complications.

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Father Re-Creates Wedding Photos With His Daughter After Losing Wife To Cancer [PHOTOS]

By | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 16:41

Photographer Melanie Pace captured the Nunery family's first and last moments in a house filled with love.

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Hospital Security Sends Dead Patient Home In Taxi: Lawsuit

By | Wed, 12/18/2013 - 18:03

Hospital security sent A'Darrin Washington home in a taxi even though he was already dead, according to a lawsuit filed by his mother.

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Only 1 In 3 Doctors Discuss Hospice Care When Treating Terminally Ill Patients

By | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 16:00

How much do private feelings influence a doctor's professional behavior? Only one in three physicians discuss hospice care early — when it makes the most difference — in the treatment of terminally-ill patients.

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5 Biggest Celebrity Health Stories Of 2013

By | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 13:24

Some celebrities used the spotlight to raise awareness about serious health issues in 2013, while others showed us what not to do during a medical crisis. Who do you think tops the list?

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Cutting The Power To Cancer And Inflammation

By | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 16:54

A molecule that inhibits the metabolism and energy of disease-driving blood vessels could inspire a range of new therapies.

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Brittany Ozarowski, NY Woman Who Faked Cancer Diagnosis To Fund Heroin Addiction, Pleads Guilty

By | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 16:34

Brittany Ozarowski faked a series of cancer diagnoses in a year-long charity scam to raise thousands of dollars for her heroin addiction.

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New Cancer Cases Rose To 14.1 Million Worldwide In 2012

By | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 10:57

The World Health Organization found that the incidence of various cancers has increased over the last few years, especially in industrialized countries.

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Diet Soda Sales Decline: Are Artificial Sweeteners To Blame?

By | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 21:33

Diet soda sales have declined over the past year at a much larger pace than regular soda, and some experts believe it has to do with artificial sweeteners.

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Amish Girl With Cancer No Longer Forced To Undergo Chemotherapy Against Her Wishes

By | Sun, 12/08/2013 - 18:08

A court-appointed guardian has dropped her efforts to resume 11-year-old Sarah Hershberger's chemotherapy.

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