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  • Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:48:29 +0000: 'Terminally' ill mother in race to raise £250,000 for cervical cancer treatment fights to stay alive to see her daughter grow up - Heart & Cancer
    Alex Cole-Swann, 32, told that there is no more doctors can do on NHS PD-L1 immunotherapy is her only hope but costs £25,000 per session Mum of one desperate to see her two-year-old daughter grow up Is attempting to raise £250,000 for the full course of …
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:55:46 +0000: Onglyza Heart Problems Topic of Upcoming FDA Advisory Committee - Heart & Cancer
    In response to concerns about the potential for heart problems from Onglyza side effects, the FDA will convene an advisory panel next month to review the risks associated with AstraZeneca’s diabetes drug, as well as Kombioglyza XR, which combines Onglyza …
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:17:11 +0000: Ohio State tailors cancer care to patients’ genetics - Heart & Cancer
    Annie Cacciato’s text message to friends last summer is the sort of thing that drives cancer researchers to work late hours. “I had treatment today and received awesome news. I am in complete remission, which means there are no physical signs of disease. …
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:52:19 +0000: Fitness linked to lower cancer risk - Heart & Cancer
    Even small changes in fitness levels could reduce the risk of developing cancer, the study suggested Very fit men in their late 40s are less likely to get lung cancer and colorectal cancer than unfit men, a study in JAMA Oncology suggests. Their high …
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:06:40 +0000: BeWISE program seeks to prevent heart attacks - Heart & Cancer
    OGDEN – High blood pressure and cholesterol can be treated, but a heart attack causes permanent damage. That’s why the Weber-Morgan Health Department is expanding its cancer-screening program for low-income women age 50 to 64 to include additional …
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:06:35 +0000: A good way to prevent cancer: Eat your fruits and vegetables - Heart & Cancer
    The best advice for cancer prevention is to do what your mom always told you: Eat your fruit and vegetables, get some exercise and keep that weight in a healthful range, says Stephen Hursting, a professor of nutrition at the University of North Carolina …
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:16:03 +0000: Cancer survivor pays it forward, aims to help other patients - Heart & Cancer
    FRANKLIN, Ind. -- For the Meade family of Franklin, March 4 was a day that seemed to take decades to arrive. After Evan Meade was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in 2010, it was that date that would be used as the baseline for his wellness. If he …
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:12:54 +0000: Angelina Jolie's surgery got you worried? Here's what you should know about ovarian cancer risk - Heart & Cancer
    Clare Scott, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Following her 2013 announcement in the op-ed pages of The New York Times that she was having a double mastectomy, US actress Angelina Jolie Pitt has published another piece this week discussing her decision to …
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:02:18 +0000: A wristband that can detect cancer cells? It could become a reality in five years - Heart & Cancer
    Nowadays, it’s not that hard to find smartwatches and smart wristbands that can do everything from measure your heart rate, to measure the number of steps you’ve taken. Proactively detecting cancer cells is something none of these devices can do, but that …
  • Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:05:42 +0000: High Fitness At Midlife Could Decrease Cancer Risks - Heart & Cancer
    Those with the highest levels of overall fitness at midlife may be at a lower risk to develop cancer later in life, according to a new study published in the Journal of the America Heart Association. The link was especially strong for men, who showed …
  • Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:35:15 +0000: Out of the box: What the heart knows - Heart & Cancer
    Show: Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane Channel: Sony Timing: Monday to Thursday, 9:30pm There are two reasons why one should tune in to Sony’s new show Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane — Ram Kapoor and Gurdeep Kohli. Here are two seasoned actors who carry weight …
  • Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:19:55 +0000: Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men - Heart & Cancer
    THURSDAY March 26, 2015, 2015 -- Fit middle-aged men appear less likely to develop lung and colon cancer in later life than their out-of-shape peers. And if they do develop cancer, they are more likely to beat it, a new study suggests. Nearly 14,000 men …
  • Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:46:02 +0000: Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in six-hour PBS film - Heart & Cancer
    PASADENA, Calif. – There’s a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in next week’s six-hour documentary “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.” “We’re not really honest with each other,” filmmaker Ken Burns said. “We …
  • Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:33:08 +0000: Karmanos Cancer Institute's 33rd Annual Dinner April 25 goes high-tech for cancer care - Heart & Cancer
    DETROIT, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute partners with General Motors and the General Motors Foundation to enhance cancer research and patient care, it not only directly impacts cancer patients in …
  • Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:02:46 +0000: Ken Burns Unravels the Mysteries of Cancer in PBS Film - Heart & Cancer
    There's a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in next week's six-hour documentary "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." "We're not really honest with each other," filmmaker Ken Burns …
  • Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:42:28 +0000: A Tampon Could Help Predict Endometrial Cancer - Heart & Cancer
    A new study finds that it is possible to detect endometrial cancer using tumor DNA picked up by ordinary tampons. DNA samples from vaginal secretions can show the presence of chemical "off" switches - known as methylation - that can disable …
  • Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:27:34 +0000: Essay: Angelina Lights My Cancer Time Bomb - Heart & Cancer
    Angela Jolie sets me off. As a health journalist I get set off a lot. Every study, every new potential cure for an incurable disease sucks me down the rabbit hole. I sometimes think that being a hypochondriac is an occupation hazard of writing about …
  • Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:54:21 +0000: The quack view of preventing cancer versus reality and Angelina Jolie, part 3 - Heart & Cancer
    I happen to be in Houston right now attending the Society of Surgical Oncology annual meeting. Sadly, I’m only about 12 miles away from the lair of everybody’s favorite faux clinical researcher and purveyor of a cancer cure that isn’t, Stanislaw Burzynski …
  • Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:07:06 +0000: Top 5 things to do around Grand Rapids include Heart and Joan Jett, Pet Expo, Mrs. Michigan America Pageant - Heart & Cancer
    GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Perennial rockers, a pet expo, and a pageant are all lined up for the weekend's Top 5 list. Add in a cottage and lakefront expo and symphony performance and you should have enough to fill the holes in your social calendar. You can …
  • Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:51:42 +0000: 'My heart belongs here' - Heart & Cancer
    Joe Longthorne returns to Hull tonight at Hull New Theatre Comments (0) Hull legend and singing sensation Joe Longthorne is back in his hometown for one night only after recovering from a 12-hour operation to remove a tumour. The 59-year-old "Hessle …

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