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    So you have completed your cancer treatment and have been released to return to your “normal” life! First of all, you realize that nothing is or will be the same as it was before your cancer diagnosis. For those around you, there is no understanding about the shift that has occurred for you unless they have also experienced cancer and ...
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    By: Rae Johnston From: gizmodo.com.au Research suggests they can stop tumours spreading to the bones – and cut the risk of dying from a breast tumour by 60 per cent DRUGS costing 43p each could slash the risk of dying from breast cancer. Women take bisphosphonates to fight bone-thinning osteoporosis. Research suggests they can stop tumours spreading to the bones ...
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    Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration From: CISON PR Newswire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) today took steps to ensure a stable and secure supply of a critical radioactive imaging product used to detect potentially life-threatening diseases. The FDA approved the RadioGenix System, a unique system for producing Technetium-99m (Tc-99m), the most widely ...
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    By: Geoffrey Kabat From: forbes.com We can’t say that Steve Jobs shortened his life by delaying, for 9 months, obtaining conventional treatment for his rare cancer, but it is clear that alternative treatments are no match for standard cancer treatment. In 2003 Apple CEO Steve Jobs was diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer. Rather than immediately embarking on ...
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    By: Miriam Stoppart From: mirror.co.uk There always has been good news about cancer, but often it’s ignored or not shouted about. Well, I’m going to be shouting. One of the fascinating innovations I’ve been following for some time is CRISPR technology that can act as tiny molecular scissors and cut out damaged and sometimes cancer-promoting bits of DNA . It’s ...
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    By: Amir Trabelsi From: medcitynews.com Genetic screening is now reaching the tipping point of utilization due to rapidly falling costs, better interpretation tools, and clinical utility improvements. But this wasn’t always the case. The distrust in genetic sequencing and medical testing is rampant, and we have a few factors to thank for that. Since we’re in the early stages of ...
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