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Top Facebook executive from London launches charity in bid to find cure for currently-incurable blood cancer

Added: 19.11.2019 2:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

A top Facebook executive who was diagnosed with incurable blood cancer in 2016 has launched a new charity which hopes to raise £15 million and find a cure for the disease within 10 years.

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'Child hospice allowed my son to die comfortably at home'

Added: 19.11.2019 2:17 | 16 views | 0 comments

A mother who lost her two-year-old son to cancer today told of the "amazing" care her family received from a children's hospice.

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Heart disease and cancer risk may be linked

Added: 18.11.2019 19:31 | 1 views | 0 comments

Having a heart attack may increase the risk of developing cancer. A high 10-year atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk score tripled the risk of developing cancer.

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Oxygen in hyperbaric chamber provides relief after radiotherapy

Added: 18.11.2019 18:42 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can relieve self-reported symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy against cancer in the pelvic region, a study shows. After 30-40 sessions in a hyperbaric chamber, many patients experienced reductions in bleeding, urinary incontinence, and pain alike.

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New approach to pain treatment in diseases of the pancreas

Added: 18.11.2019 18:42 | 3 views | 0 comments

One of the worst symptoms associated with inflammation or cancer of the pancreas is severe chronic pain. Pancreatic pain is difficult to treat, because many painkillers prove ineffective in pancreatic patients. In a recent study, medical researchers discovered the cause of this phenomenon for the first time: a particular neuroenzyme in the body is present in the nerves of the organ in high concentrations.

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First prostate cancer therapy to target genes delays cancer progression

Added: 18.11.2019 18:42 | 1 views | 0 comments

For the first time, prostate cancer has been treated based on the genetic makeup of the cancer, resulting in delayed disease progression, delayed time to pain progression, and potentially extending lives in patients with advanced, metastatic prostate cancer, reports a large phase 3 trial. This marks a significant advance for prostate cancer treatment, which has lagged behind other common cancers with regard to precision therapy, now the standard of care in breast, ovarian and lung cancers.

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Depression, anxiety linked to opioid use and reduced survival in women with breast cancer

Added: 18.11.2019 18:42 | 3 views | 0 comments

The findings should encourage doctors to better manage mental health in patients with breast cancer and spur care providers to consider alternative pain management such as physical therapy, massage and acupuncture, the researchers say.

Eddie Van Halen home from hospital, doing well after complications from cancer treatment: report

Added: 18.11.2019 18:35 | 9 views | 0 comments

Rocker Eddie Van Halen is home resting after spending days in the hospital due to complications from his ongoing cancer treatment, according to reports.

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Facebook relents after breast cancer tattoo artist stages protest

Added: 18.11.2019 17:57 | 7 views | 0 comments

"There is nothing inappropriate about breast cancer," medical tattoo artist Marnie Rustemeyer tells SurvivorNet.

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Elton John and Peter Gabriel pay tribute to photographer Terry O'Neill

Added: 18.11.2019 15:45 | 3 views | 0 comments

Terry O'Neill, who developed close relationships with some of music's biggest stars, including Elton John and the late David Bowie, passed away on Saturday after a battle with cancer.

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