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  • Fundraiser set for Weeks family 29 May 2017 18:33 Minden Press Herald A fundraiser for Brenda and Billy Weeks of Minden will go on as scheduled after the passing of Brenda Thursday morning after a battle with stage-four lung cancer. The fundraiser, chicken spaghetti plate lunches, will aim to cover medical expenses that …
  • Experimental therapy that targets genes gives cancer patients hope 29 May 2017 18:28 Daily Tribune The oncologist was blunt: Stefanie Joho’s colon cancer was raging out of control and there was nothing more she could do. Flanked by her parents and sister, the 23-year-old felt something wet on her shoulder. She looked up to see her father weeping. “I …
  • On the run from Special Olympian to best man 29 May 2017 18:18 Cm-life After trekking more than three miles of snowy Austrian mountainside in his skis, Joe Kaczynski reached the most memorable moment of his athletic career. In March he won gold at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games. Prior to the competition, the  …
  • Drug-resistant cancers kill millions – here's how we're tackling them 29 May 2017 16:04 Independent Cancer treatment is often highly effective at first, yet patients’ tumours can stop responding even to the most advanced therapies. Sometimes in cases where the patient has gone into remission and the cancer has apparently been thwarted, it can return and …
  • Employers urged to use group risk as cancer rates reach record high 29 May 2017 15:41 Health Insurance There were 822 new cases of cancer a day in 2015 Employers have been urged to consider group risk to support employees diagnosed with cancer. It comes after the Office for National Statistics revealed cancer rates have reached a record high with 822 new …
  • Kick the habit: Free apps that'll help you quit smoking for good 29 May 2017 14:37 www.timeslive.co.za These apps have been selected based on the usability of their interface, their design, user ratings, how frequently they're updated and their ability to help you quit smoking. 1) QUITNOW! Android: Free iPhone: Free QuitNow! has an easy-to-use …
  • Increasing the price of tobacco by 5% reduces consumption by 3.5% 29 May 2017 12:48 Medical Xpress Increasing the price of tobacco by 5% reduces consumption by 3.5%. Credit: Medical University of Vienna In a 30-year-old study conducted by social medicine expert Michael Kunze into pricing policy and tobacco consumption, it was found that increasing …
  • Love to eat a sugar rich diet? It can trigger different forms of cancer 29 May 2017 12:18 Indian Express By: IANS | New York | Published:May 29, 2017 5:34 pm It has been deduced that many cancer cells are heavily dependent on sugar as their energy supply. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Love to eat a sugar rich diet? Beware, it may fuel various forms of cancer …
  • Allison Hanes: Barrette in denial about patient suffering 29 May 2017 11:43 Montreal Gazette They came in wheelchairs and motorized scooters. They are transplant recipients and cancer survivors. They suffer from degenerative diseases and cope with chronic illness. Overcoming obstacles to accessibility and setting aside the challenges of being in …
  • In pictures: 38 famous faces we've said goodbye to this year 29 May 2017 11:05 Herald Scotland Last year we lost many familiar figures and famous faces including David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Prince, Muhammad Ali, Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds and George Michael.  The news that former Blue Peter host John Noakes has died at the age of 83 adds to a …

 

 

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