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  • Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:30:37 +0000: Michelle Kvetches to Children with Cancer - Heart & Cancer
    The first lady’s grievances were expressed in response to the star-struck kids asking her what her “favorite part [was] about being in the White House.” Mrs. Obama’s initial response to the question was that her favorite thing “[a]bout being in the – …
  • Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:27:13 +0000: Rally the Valley key to full care of cancer patients - Heart & Cancer
    Research has shown that when used in conjunction with traditional cancer care, complementary therapies can help ease cancer-related symptoms and improve a patient’s quality of life. And as the evidence grows, medical experts are beginning to accept …
  • Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:00:34 +0000: Barbour Foundation donates £1m to Future Fund which plans to build childhood cancer centre - Heart & Cancer
    Plans to create a pioneering childhood cancer centre in Tyneside have been given a major boost. The Future Fund, which aims to raise £5.5 million to create the Newcastle University Centre for Childhood Cancer, received a surprise £1m donation. Dame …
  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:33:40 +0000: Charity in NHS cancer patients plea - Heart & Cancer
    NHS staff need to be given more time to be able to treat their patients "as human beings, not just a set of symptoms", a leading cancer charity has said. Macmillan Cancer Support said that patients in hospital want to be treated with dignity and …
  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:02:41 +0000: Stage 4 cancer patient needs deductible funds - Heart & Cancer
    Friends and family members have come together in an effort to help a Quinlan woman pay for cancer treatment including an insurance deductible of $6,000. Beth Casas was recently diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Friend Ann Reagan opened an account at the …
  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:11:41 +0000: Blood Cancer awareness - Heart & Cancer
    Frisco resident and Board Chairman of the North Texas Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), Steve Rigby, accepted a proclamation from Mayor Maher Maso at Tuesday’s city council meeting, declaring September 2014 as Blood Cancer Awareness …
  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:14:28 +0000: High Blood Sugar Increases Cancer Risk - Heart & Cancer
    Researchers analyzed 16 studies covering 900,000 people and found that non-diabetics with high blood sugar levels are at 15 percent increased risk for breast, colon, liver, stomach, pancreas and endometrial cancers. No link was found for lung, prostate, …
  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:55:07 +0000: Stationery Studio Helps Raise Funds for Little Girl Who Stole Miranda Lambert's Heart - Heart & Cancer
    BUFFALO GROVE, IL--(Marketwired - September 19, 2014) -  In a video that has gone viral, you see a little girl handing country superstar Miranda Lambert a note and flower. Miranda Lambert stops singing and tears up as she's touched by meeting …
  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:16:25 +0000: Research Discovers Means to Free Immune System to Destroy Cancer - Heart & Cancer
    Research led by Paulo Rodriguez, PhD, an assistant research professor of Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology at LSU Health New Orleans' Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, has identified the crucial role an inflammatory protein known as Chop plays …
  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:11:40 +0000: Exercise boosts tumor-fighting ability of chemotherapy in cancer patients, researchers say - Heart & Cancer
    While exercise has been found to benefit cancer patients both physically and psychologically, researchers say a new study proves it can also boost the effect chemotherapy has on a patient. In a study by a team at the University of Pennsylvania, …
  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:36:14 +0000: Author and Breast Cancer Survivor, Tanya Curran Brown, Releases New Book - Heart & Cancer
    SYDNEY, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Tanya Curran Brown is excited to announce the release of her new book, A Tale of Two Titties. Working as a master hairdresser in New South Wales, Ms. Brown learns that she has a very aggressive form of breast …
  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:02:34 +0000: Mom Fighting Cancer Gets Her ‘Happily Ever After’ Dream Wedding Shoot - Heart & Cancer
    One woman isn't letting cancer stop her from being a princess bride. Indeed, she's not even letting the lack of a groom get in the way.Netis Negron, 36, of Avondale, Arizona, finally got to experience the day she has dreamed about since she was a …
  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:59:20 +0000: Directors praise Billy Connolly for professionalism on set despite his secret cancer battle and Parkinson's diagnosis - Heart & Cancer
    THEY knew he was one of Scotland’s most talented performers. But the directors of Billy Connolly’s latest film had no idea just how brave he was until he finished shooting the role of a man seriously ill with cancer. Only then did he tell his colleagues …
  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:41:32 +0000: Who can use debate at heart of medical marijuana fight - Heart & Cancer
    Dangerous drug or medical miracle? That is what Florida voters will have weigh when they vote on Amendment 2 in November. The amendment and its supporters argue the measure zeroes in on medical marijuana, its production, possession and use. But some …
  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:19:41 +0000: Lakeland Elementary community donates hair for cancer patients - Heart & Cancer
    Lakeland Elementary School students and families recently came together to donate more than 500 inches of hair to a nonprofit that gives cancer patients free wigs. The “Share Your Hair” event was held Monday at the school. Hairdressers from Cloud 9 Salon …
  • Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:33:13 +0000: Study discovers means to free immune system to destroy cancer - Heart & Cancer
    Research led by Paulo Rodriguez, PhD, an assistant research professor of Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology at LSU Health New Orleans' Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, has identified the crucial role an inflammatory protein known as Chop plays …
  • Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:49:21 +0000: Rob Ford Talks Cancer Diagnosis in Audio Statement - Heart & Cancer
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford takes questions at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the refurbishment of Brookdale Park's playground on July 30, 2014. Image: Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images TORONTO — Rob Ford discussed his cancer diagnosis …
  • Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:46:44 +0000: LSU Health research discovers means to free immune system to destroy cancer - Heart & Cancer
    PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 18-Sep-2014 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Leslie Capo lcapo@lsuhsc.edu 504-568-4806 Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center @LSUHSCHealth New Orleans, LA – Research led by Paulo Rodriguez, PhD, an assistant research professor …
  • Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:46:49 +0000: First Look: Inside the new OSU James Cancer Hospital – SLIDESHOW - Heart & Cancer
    Dan Trittschuh Work is nearly finished on the three-story glass atrium at the entry to the new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. A similar three-story atrium has been created in an addition to Rhodes Hall of the main University Hospital …
  • Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:34:14 +0000: TONI KING: Help! My sister with cancer will lose her Medicaid! - Heart & Cancer
    Hello Toni: My sister, who is 60 years old, was granted Medicaid for Stage 3 breast cancer in April of this year. She had 19 lymph-nodes removed and this qualified her for Medicaid. We learned from her Doctor last week that her Medicaid had been cancelled …