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Pharmaceutical Company Discontinues Lifesaving Cancer Drug Due to Disappointing Profits

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 31st, 2014 |

kate spade outlet sale News Headline: Pharmaceutical Company Discontinues Lifesaving Cancer Drug Due to Disappointing Profits Date: 1/31/14 Outlet Full Name: International Business Times Author: Jamie Reno http://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/pharmaceutical-company-discontinues-lifesaving-cancer-drug-due-to-disappointing-profits-263582 These are the final days for Bexxar, a lifesaving cancer treatment that drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) announced last summer would be discontinued on Feb. 20 because it […]

Report: Childhood Cancer Cases up, but Deaths Down

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 31st, 2014 |

News Headline: Report: Childhood Cancer Cases up, but Deaths Down Date: 1/31/14 Outlet Full Name: ABC News Author: Mike Stobbe http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/report-childhood-cancer-cases-deaths-22313276 In its most comprehensive look at the cancers that most commonly affect youths, the American Cancer Society said in a report Friday that childhood cases continues to increase, but death rates have fallen. Childhood […]

Thirdhand Smoke Linked to Liver, Lung and Skin Problems

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 31st, 2014 |

hollister deutschland News Headline: Thirdhand Smoke Linked to Liver, Lung and Skin Problems Date: 1/31/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: Marie Ellis http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/272042.php While the physical evidence of secondhand smoke can be seen wafting through the air, thirdhand smoke is a more clandestine health threat. The invisible remnant of tobacco smoke that clings […]

Study Reports Success in Targeted Therapy for Common Form of Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 31st, 2014 |

News Headline: Study Reports Success in Targeted Therapy for Common Form of Lung Cancer Date: 1/31/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-01-success-therapy-common-lung-cancer.html The most common genetic subtype of lung cancer, which has long defied treatment with targeted therapies, has had its growth halted by a combination of two already-in-use drugs in laboratory […]

Attend a Support Group… from Home

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Posted by Samantha Powell on January 31st, 2014 |

News Headline: Attend a Support Group…from Home Date: 1/31/14 Outlet Full Name: WebMD Author: Heather Millar http://blogs.webmd.com/cancer/ Each week, I get several notices about patient education programs, support groups, seminars and retreats. They all sound great, and I always have intention to participate. But alas, I make it to about one in ten of these […]

Hot Topics 2014: Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 30th, 2014 |

News Headline: Hot Topics 2014: Lung Cancer Date: 1/30/14 Outlet Full Name: MedPage Today Author: Peter Mazzone, Mary Reid, Marcelo DaSilva, Edward Kim http://www.medpagetoday.com/HOTTOPICS2014/special-reports/SpecialReports-Videos/388 WATCH VIDEO What will be the most important issues to watch in lung cancer in 2014? We asked four experts in the field for their views: Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH, of […]

High Radon Levels May Be a Downside to Having a Tight, Energy- Efficient House

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 30th, 2014 |

News Headline: High Radon Levels May Be a Downside to Having a Tight, Energy- Efficient House Date: 1/30/14 Outlet Full Name: The Washington Post Author: Jill Chodorov http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/where-we-live/wp/2014/01/30/high-radon-levels-may-be-a-downside-to-having-a-tight-energy-efficient-house/?tid=hpModule_34d54128-919e-11e2-bdea-e32ad90da239 Robert Eisen purchased his home 13 years ago in the Kemp Mill neighborhood of Silver Spring. At the time, the radon level was well below the United […]

Cancer Society, Hollywood Group Joining Forces

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 29th, 2014 |

News Headline: Cancer Society, Hollywood Group Joining Forces Date: 1/29/14 Outlet Full Name: ABC News Author: No author http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/cancer-society-hollywood-group-joining-forces-22273928 Two anti-cancer heavyweights, the American Cancer Society and Stand Up to Cancer, are joining forces in the battle against the disease that kills more than half a million people in the U.S. every year. The partnership, […]

Steve Ferrera, Senior VP of A&R at Columbia Records, Dies of Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 29th, 2014 |

kate spade online outlet News Headline: Steve Ferrera, Senior VP of A&R at Columbia Records, Dies of Lung Cancer Date: 1/29/14 Outlet Full Name: Billboard Biz Author: No author http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/record-labels/5885809/steve-ferrera-senior-vp-of-ar-at-columbia-records-dies-of Stephen Ferrera, senior VP of A&R at Columbia Records, passed away at his home in New York on Monday after a battle with lung cancer. […]

New Study Raises Questions About Antioxidant Use in Lung Cancer Patients

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 29th, 2014 |

hogan scarpe News Headline: New Study Raises Questions About Antioxidant Use in Lung Cancer Patients Date: 1/29/14 Outlet Full Name: The Washington Post Author: Ariana Eunjung Cha http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/new-study-raises-questions-about-antioxidant-use-in-lung-cancer-patients/2014/01/29/c37b51a8-88ef-11e3-a5bd-844629433ba3_story.html The supermarket labels touting the benefits of antioxidant-rich foods such as frozen berries and green tea are so ubiquitous that many people assume that taking extra doses […]