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  • Fri, 22 May 2015 22:31:43 +0000: Cancer victim admits selling his drugs to his pals - Heart & Cancer
    A cancer sufferer sold drugs he was prescribed to ease his pain to friends for £5 a time, a court heard yesterday. Michael Charlton was caught out after a police raid on his home in Boldon Colliery’s New Road. Ian Cruickshank, defending, said Officers …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 21:24:45 +0000: Emotions run high amid cancer charity scam - Heart & Cancer
    "It's like a relationship. When you build a relationship with someone and find out they are lying to you the whole time, it's heartbreaking," said Mark Ricks, a longtime resident of Maryland. Cancer hit home for 47-year-old Ricks in 2004 …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 20:21:11 +0000: Popular author Phyllis Tickle faces lung cancer: ‘dying is my next career’ - Heart & Cancer
    Popular author Phyllis Tickle is being treated for Stage IV cancer. (Religion News Service photo by Karen Pulfer Focht) LUCY, Tenn. (RNS) Over the past generation, no one has written more deeply and spoken more widely about the contours of American faith …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 19:05:41 +0000: Grip Strength a Strong Indicator for Heart Health - Heart & Cancer
    For mountain climbers and weight lifters, a strong grip is critical for success. For everyone else, grip strength may be a reliable risk indicator for disease. Measuring grip strength is an easy and cost effective diagnostic tool some doctors use to …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 18:21:01 +0000: New study finds that proton therapy has fewer side effects in esophageal cancer patients - Heart & Cancer
    New research by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has found that esophageal cancer patients treated with proton therapy experienced significantly less toxic side effects than patients treated with older radiation therapies. …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 17:04:49 +0000: ‘The Normal Heart’ sears hearts in Manila this July - Heart & Cancer
    Bart Guingona has yet to watch Larry Kramer’s “The Normal Heart” live, but he’ll already direct it and play the lead role of Ned Weeks in a five-show production in July. “I like it that way,” he says. “It gives you fresh eyes, a fresh perspective.” “The …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 16:29:03 +0000: New study finds that proton therapy has fewer side effects in esophageal cancer patients University of Maryland School of Medicine - Heart & Cancer
    New research by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has found that esophageal cancer patients treated with proton therapy experienced significantly less toxic side effects than patients treated with older radiation therapies. …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 16:19:07 +0000: Apple Watch Drives MD Anderson Cancer Study - Heart & Cancer
    By Jof Enriquez Camden, NJ — MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper reportedly is planning a behavioral health study that will require cancer patients to use Apple Watches to track their health data. The pilot project will use an analytics platform developed …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 15:56:59 +0000: Eva Mendes Posts First Selfie To Help Boy With Cancer - Heart & Cancer
    Eva Mendes finally took the plunge and shared her first-ever selfie with the world -- not only to show her smile, but to help raise funds for Andrew Wilson, a toddler who has cancer. The 41-year-old actress took to Instagram on Thursday to post the selfie …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 15:56:49 +0000: Oakland Parent Claims Zofran Caused Her Child’s Congenital Heart Defect - Heart & Cancer
    On March 5, 2015, a mother from Oakland, California filed the nation’s fourth lawsuit in an ongoing litigation that surrounds the powerful anti-nausea drug Zofran and its association with increased risks for major birth defects. Her complaint, filed in …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 14:38:51 +0000: Simplicity Works in Cancer Prevention -- For You and Your Kids - Heart & Cancer
    It's easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to making healthy choices in your life. Every day, it seems, new studies come out that tout increasingly complicated regimens to follow: eat these three things, avoid these five things, get these tests and …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 11:44:24 +0000: Cancer Research UK urges East Kilbride folk to get on their marks for Relay for Life - Heart & Cancer
    Cancer Research UK is urging people in East Kilbride and the surrounding area to find at least eight people they want to spend the night with – but all for a seriously good cause. The charity is encouraging friends, family and work colleagues to get …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 05:41:16 +0000: Breathing technique could help women beat breast cancer - Heart & Cancer
    WOMEN could help increase their chances of surviving breast cancer using a breathing technique. The straightforward method could save the lives of more women with cancer in the left breast, according to one of the largest studies of its kind conducted by …
  • Thu, 21 May 2015 21:54:39 +0000: From Heart Attacks to Cancer: What Role Do Long, Non-Coding RNAs Play? - Heart & Cancer
    Biologist Stefanie Dimmeler receives an ERC Advanced Grant of 2.5 million Euros for five years FRANKFURT. About 70 percent of our genes provide the blueprint for biomolecules whose function is only now being discovered – non-coding RNAs. Instead of being …
  • Thu, 21 May 2015 21:51:22 +0000: Cancer battle over for young Oliver Tiyce - Heart & Cancer
    Six-year-old Oliver Tiyce lost his battle with cancer on Monday. Oliver Tiyce in October 2014 at the Car and Bike Show fund-raiser which raised $8500 to help continue his cancer treatment and fund Sydney Children’s Hospital childhood cancer research. …
  • Thu, 21 May 2015 19:21:56 +0000: Jessica Harrison Agency Launches ‘Fighting Cancer with... - Heart & Cancer
    The Jessica Harrison Agency has launched a community wide charity campaign in Troy, Illinois to support a local man and his family during his year-long battle with cancer. All funds collected by the Agency will be used to help alleviate the financial …
  • Thu, 21 May 2015 18:17:44 +0000: The trailer for Batkid Begins will melt your heart - Heart & Cancer
    Cancer survivor Miles Scott became a star when he was transformed into Batkid for a day in 2013. Scott, who was five-years-old at the time, was suffering from leukaemia and had his dream of becoming Batman made true with the help of the Make-a-Wish …
  • Thu, 21 May 2015 16:47:10 +0000: Boy with cancer gets to live his Rugby dream - Heart & Cancer
    Springbok player, Willie Le Roux surprised 12 year old cancer patient, JP Meyer with a trip to one of their international games. (SABC) A dream beyond imagination came true for a 12-year-old cancer sufferer in Bloemfontein on Thursday. When he woke up, JP …
  • Thu, 21 May 2015 15:40:03 +0000: Northampton’s new mayor vows to raise “as much money as possible” for local cancer charity - Heart & Cancer
    Councillor Penny Flavell, officially welcomed as the new Mayor of Northampton today, has vowed to spend much of her time in office fundraising to support a local cancer sharity. The position of mayor was officially handed over to her from Councillor John …
  • Thu, 21 May 2015 13:40:51 +0000: Expert says participation in adult cancer clinical trials needs to rise - Heart & Cancer
    Toni Kay Mangskau has worked at the Mayo Clinic for the past 28 years. Her current position of clinical trials referral coordinator for the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center was created in 2005 after a need was identified for providing clinical trial information …

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