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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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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,… Read More

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…. Read More

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… Read More