Posts tagged as: cancer

America's Got Talent Contestant Evie Clair Loses Her Dad to Cancer Just Before Finals

Our hearts go out to Clair and her family. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Pitbull Is Flying Cancer Patients From Puerto Rico To Mainland U.S. On His Private Jet

Pitbull sent his private jet to Puerto Rico to transport cancer patients on the hurricane-ravaged island to mainland U.S. for chemotherapy treatment, CNN reports. Puerto Rico Congresswoman Jenniffer González thanked the rapper on Twitter for the kind act on Tuesday. “Thank you @pitbull for lending your private plane to move cancer patients from PR to USA […]

Colon Cancer Deaths Rising for Young, White Americans

Despite higher rates of screening, a growing number of white Americans under the age of 55 are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

What Families Need to Know About First Gene Therapy for Deadly Childhood Cancer

An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration earlier this week unanimously recommended approving a breakthrough genetic therapy to treat a rare but deadly type of childhood cancer. Here'… Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

What Families Need to Know About First Gene Therapy for Deadly Childhood Cancer

An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration earlier this week unanimously recommended approving a breakthrough genetic therapy to treat a rare but deadly type of childhood cancer. Here'… Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Could That Old Mole Be Skin Cancer?

If you take a good look at your skin, you'll probably spot a number of moles—small clusters of pigment-producing skin cells. Most adults have between 10 and 40 moles, and some people, especially … Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

The Trouble With Breast Cancer Tests

Although newer mammography technology may be able to detect more breast cancers, it also is creating more false alarms, two recent studies show. The studies found that breast X-rays stored as dig… Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Older women reduce their endometrial cancer risk with weight loss

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) – Postmenopausal women who intentionally lost weight over the course of three years had a much lower risk of endometrial cancer up to 11 years later compared to women whose weight didn’t change, a U.S. study finds. Overall, women who intentionally lost 5 percent or more of their body weight […]

Exclusive: Cancer drugmaker Tesaro attracts takeover interest – sources

The takeover interest in Tesaro underscores the pharmaceutical industry's strong appetite for the acquisition of biotechnology companies with promising medicines under development in lucrative sectors such as cancer treatment. Tesaro is not actively exploring a sale, the people said this week, noting that there is a significant gap over the company's valuation between Tesaro and […]

Minnesota governor to undergo surgery for cancer in March

(Reuters) – Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton will undergo surgery early next month for prostate cancer, he said in a statement Tuesday. Staff for Dayton, 70, said last week he was weighing treatment options after saying he had cancer in late January. Dayton will have surgery to remove his prostate on March 2, he said in […]

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