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5696 Articles Matching "cancer"

Black Patients’ Access To ‘Revolutionary’ Treatments Stymied By Stark Under-Representation In Clinical Trials

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There's a regulatory reluctance to impose diversity requirements for drug trials, but that's left a gaping disparity around who has access to new and life-changing cancer drugs. In other public health news: Alzheimer's, vaping, marijuana drugs, diabetes, DNA, obesity, and...
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UK rejects adult Novartis CAR-T therapy, after 'yes' in kids

Sep 20, 2018 , Reuters
Health authorities in England have rejected a pricey CAR-T cell therapy from Novartis for adults with blood cancer, two weeks after endorsing its use in children and young people....
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Factbox: Bayer's Monsanto faces broad U.S. glyphosate litigation

Sep 20, 2018 , Reuters
Bayer AG's Monsanto unit has urged a California judge to toss the $289-million verdict a jury awarded to a man who said the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including the widely-used Roundup brand, caused his cancer....
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Bayer Asks Court To Toss $289M Verdict Against Monsanto Weed Killer Blamed For Cancer

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Arguing that Roundup poses no health risks, the company said the evidence presented at the trial, the first of thousands to come against glyphosate-based weed killers, was not...
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Could the Zika Virus Fight the Brain Cancer That Killed John McCain?

Sep 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Could the Zika Virus Fight the Brain Cancer That Killed John McCain?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2018 12:00:00...
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NIH Updates Website About Link Between Alcohol, Cancer After Criticism That It Soft-Pedaled The Risk

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Previously, the site warned that drinking "too much alcohol" could increase the risk, while research shows that almost any alcohol consumption a day is associated with an elevated chance of getting breast cancer. In other public health news: a look inside the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, genetic prospectors, virtual reality and phobias, ACL treatment, personality types, probiotics and...
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Bayer's Monsanto asks U.S. court to toss $289 million glyphosate verdict

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
Bayer AG unit Monsanto on Tuesday asked a California judge to throw out a $289 million jury verdict awarded to a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, gave him cancer....
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Four people get cancer from donated organ in 'extraordinary rare' case

Sep 19, 2018 , CNN Health
Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, a case report explains....
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Clovis Oncology, execs to pay $20 million to settle SEC charges

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
U.S. biotechnology company Clovis Oncology Inc and its Chief Executive Patrick Mahaffy and former CFO Erle Mast, will pay more than $20 million to settle charges of misleading investors about the efficacy of a cancer drug, the top U.S. securities regulator said on Tuesday....
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Fluorescent Tracers Help Surgeons Remove Breast Cancer Tumors And Preserve Healthy Tissue

Sep 19, 2018 , Forbes
Fluorescent tracer dyes could provide real-time feedback to surgeons during breast cancer surgery, maximizing the chance of removing all of the tumor, whilst preserving more healthy...
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You Might Want Artificial Intelligence Reading Your Next Mammogram

Sep 19, 2018 , Forbes
How artificial intelligence is spotting breast cancer better than some...
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Eating junk food tied to higher risk of numerous cancers

Sep 19, 2018 , CNN Health
You probably already know that junk food, though delicious, is bad for you. It can have negative health effects such as increasing your risk of heart disease, metabolic disease and even cancer. Now, researchers have used a new nutritional labeling system to tie a diet low in nutritional quality with increased risks of a number of types of cancers....
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Thyroid Cancer 101

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Thyroid cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. According to data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute, there are approximately 57,000 newly diagnosed thyroid cancers yearly in the U.S. with 14.5 cases ......
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AstraZeneca plots China robot offensive to counter price cuts

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
With smart cancer diagnostics, one-stop-shop diabetes kits and AI systems to improve ambulance pick-ups for patients with chest pain, AstraZeneca aims to move from simply supplying drugs to become a broad healthcare provider in China....
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Cancer Researcher Resigns Following Plagiarism Investigation, But NEJM Refuses To Retract His Article

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Dr. H. Gilbert Welch disputes Dartmouth University's findings that one of his published papers includes a plagiarized graph. Meanwhile, the New England Journal of Medicine's decision to leave the article is angering some...
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Many cancer patients' relatives might get gene tests if price is right

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Cancer patients' close relatives might be willing to get tests to see if they share genetic mutations that put them at risk for tumors, too, if testing were accessible and affordable, a U.S. experiment suggests....
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Aggressive Breast Cancer Surgeries For Elderly Women ‘Might Be Worse Than Breast Cancer Itself’

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Because nursing home residents are often sick, there is a high mortality rate after surgeries, according to a recent study. In other news on breast health, the FDA announces plans to discuss implant...
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When Cancer Patients Need Support And Encouragement, Personal Coaches Can Be The Answer

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
But some say that if the health system was doing its job, the independent coaches shouldn't actually be necessary. In other new: over-the-counter medication packaging, strep throat, Alzheimer's, cartilage, back pain, marijuana and...
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Look for Early Signs of Thyroid Cancer, Experts Urge

Sep 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Look for Early Signs of Thyroid Cancer, Experts UrgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/17/2018 12:00:00...
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Second Contaminant Found in Valsartan Drugs

Sep 15, 2018 , WebMD
Those drugs were already part of August’s recall of valsartan products for possible contamination with NDMA, another impurity that may cause...
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