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    By: Arjun Kharpal From: cnbc.com Six years ago, Raviv Melamed and his co-founders were in the basement of his house testing technology they hoped could bring medical-grade x-ray vision to the masses. A year later in 2012, the lightbulb moment occurred and Melamed’s company Vayyar had a product – a sensor that would allow devices to “see through” barriers such ...
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    From: newswise.com The Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA), in partnership with Eisai Inc. and Helsinn Therapeutics (U.S.), Inc., today announced the launch of the Time to Talk CINV™ toolkit, which is comprised of resources for patients with cancer going through chemotherapy and their healthcare providers. The tools, which were created with guidance from patients, caregivers, pharmacists and nurses, encourage open, two-way ...
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    By: Elli Jacobs From: smh.com.au In 2013, Renee Gani, then 36, received the news every woman dreads. “Being large-busted, I always had a habit of checking myself,” she says. “I found a lump in my right breast and waited for a week hoping it would disappear.” But a biopsy confirmed it was indeed breast cancer. “My immediate thought was to ...
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    By: Dr. Laura Esserman From: cbsnews.com The Hippocratic Oath advises doctors to first do no harm … words many doctors today are taking to heart when it comes to decisions about cancer treatment. Here’s Barry Petersen:  Lisa Mann was readying for a double mastectomy when she consulted Dr. Laura Esserman and heard two critical words. “Well, she said, ‘First of ...
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    I don’t think that a day goes by when I don’t read something about stress as a contributing factor to causing breast cancer. I know that in my own self-analysis after my second diagnosis, I truly believed that this might very well have contributed to my developing breast cancer. After all, there was no family history of breast cancer and ...
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      I definitely think stress had a lot to do with my diagnosis of stage 4 breast cancer....unfortunately

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    By: Bill Sherman From: tulsaworld.com Could cancer-eating mushrooms offer a cure to some forms of breast cancer that resist all other forms of treatment? A researcher and professor at Oral Roberts University is exploring that possibility and is encouraged by what he sees so far. William Ranahan, head of ORU’s Ranahan Cancer Lab, recently talked about his research at The ...
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