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The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa.Cancer throws even the strongest people for a loop. It certainly did with Mollie Conway, by any estimation a pillar of strength in the eyes of her large brood. "It's like a punch in the stomach," said the mother of seven. The first few days after...
American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) announces that Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC) in Philadelphia have received a two-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant to...
The Philadelphia InquirerBetty C. Dorris, 63, of Oreland, a Christian missionary, died Tuesday, April 16, of ovarian cancer at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Mrs. Dorris felt called as a young adult to serve as a missionary, said her husband, the Rev. Roger Dorris, a minister with...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A survey of cancer doctors finds that some believe they get paid more when they administer their patients' chemotherapy and other drugs, raising concerns about conflict of interest and the potential for overtreatment....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Offering women information on colon cancer screening via the web does not get them to take up screening any more effectively than printed materials, according to a new study. "It's disappointing that the web didn't have more...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with a new diagnosis of breast cancer who are covered by Medicare are waiting longer and longer to get treatment, according to a new nationwide study. Researchers found that between 1992 and 2005, the average waiting...
Tags: Biopsy, Oncology, Personal Income, Medicaid, Breast Cancer
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At least two thirds of people with advanced cancer in a new survey believed the chemotherapy they're receiving might cure them, even though the treatment is only being given to buy some time or make them comfortable. "Their...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among women who have been treated for breast cancer, heavier women are more likely to have their disease come back and more likely to die of cancer, according to a new study. That could be because certain hormones that are...
When VJ Sleight’s breast cancer returned last year, she wondered if the unusual recurrence – 23 years after her original diagnosis -- had anything to do with the controversial hCG diet that she had repeatedly followed. The near-starvation...
CW33 NewsIn July of 2009--Maria Baker's life was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with breast cancer-- but a follow-up genetic test showed she didn't carry the mutated gene that could be passed along to her children Dillon and James. Even though the test...
Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the hepatitis B virus, which causes severe liver disease and cancer, and who later developed the vaccine that protects against it, has died. He was 85....
McClatchy Tribune NewspapersCyberKnife radiosurgery -- which uses narrow beams of radiation to kill several types of cancer - is marketed as a less invasive, more convenient way to treat prostate cancer, a pitch that has proved convincing for about 3,000 men over the last six years....
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