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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Moffitt research: Merkel cell carcinoma genomic analysis, Possible new treatment strategy for lung cancer

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Merkel cell carcinoma genomic analysis photo/ PDPics Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare, aggressive skin tumor that is diagnosed in approximately 2,000 people each year in More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Saying Goodbye to Penny Marshall, the ‘Big’ Female Director of Hollywood

Penny Marshall, born October 15, 1943, died at the age of 75 at her home, Hollywood Hill, California. 2018 was not kind to us as many celebrities died in this year. Penny was one of them who was a resolute woman More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Are You at Risk of Cancer?

Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. It affects the cell’s growth and division, which produces toxic cells that attack the healthy ones. You can’t do anything about cancer cases caused More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
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How Does Shift Work Impact Your Health?

Shift work is known to be different and to have other challenges than the traditional work hours. It is clear that there are some health merits that appear. Shift work was designed in order to aid the workflow processes More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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7 Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer

More than often, we see advertisements urging the masses not to smoke and stop the intake of tobacco or tobacco products,as they serve as two major causes of life-threatening lung cancer. However, as a well-known More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Vaping Backed by Science as Healthier Alternative to Cigarettes

After successful completion of the first long-term study on the effects of vaping on your health, experts have given e-cigarettes the thumbs up as an alternative to smoking cigarettes. A fairly new form of nicotine More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Lung cancer drug, Zykadia, receives accelerated FDA approval

PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Zykadia (ceritinib) for patients with a certain type of late-stage (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Zykadia More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Study brings renewed hope for Stimuvax as a potential lung cancer vaccine

Researchers at UC Davis have found that the investigational cancer vaccine tecemotide, when administered with the chemotherapeutic cisplatin, boosted immune response and reduced the number of tumors in mice with More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 11th, 2014
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Lung cancer cases dropping: CDC

PRESS RELEASE Tobacco control efforts are having a major impact on Americans’ health, a new analysis of lung-cancer data suggests. The rate of new lung cancer cases decreased among men and women in the United More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 9th, 2014
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Men’s Health Network supports USPSTF recommendation on screening for lung cancer, e-cigarettes should be considered

PRESS RELEASE  Men’s Health Network strongly supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for lung cancer released on December 31, 2013, and it suggests that more emphasis More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, December 12th, 2013
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Tutu Project, Bob Carey, goes viral across the Internet – Most Inspirational Stories of 2013

Even as they tell their story, the comparisons to Superman putting on his costume is an entertaining introduction to the man who dons a pick tutu to amuse and encourage his wife. This is the Tutu Project….this More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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Heart disease, stroke top list of leading causes of death globally

Of the estimated 55 million people who died worldwide in 2011, two-thirds of all deaths globally were due to noncommunicable diseases (NCD), according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This is up 60 percent More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 12th, 2013
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FDA approves Gilotrif for the treatment of a type of late-stage lung cancer

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved GILOTRIF (afatinib)  tablets for oral use, as a new first-line (initial) treatment for patients More...


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