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Heather Swift
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After a nearly two-hour hearing, a state Senate committee on Tuesday declined to act on a bill that would require health insurance companies to cover proton therapy treatment for cancer at the same levels it covers other radiation therapies.
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WBAL Radio 1090 AM - The "Lights of Hope" ceremony in Annapolis tonight will call for more funding for cancer treatment and research, and an increase in the state's cigarette tax. The event is organized by the American Cancer Society.
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Suzan Letwenski is passionate about finding ways to prevent cancer and cure it. Her specialty is pushing for state and federal legislation that can help in that fight.
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With a very recent study showing a link between anti-anxiety medications and dementia[1], there is ever-more reason to choose natural essential oils.
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"Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, PhD, needs only a single word to answer this question: Is immunotherapy ready for prime time in breast cancer? No. The most advanced treatment candidates are just beginning later stage trials. That said, their performance so far suggests that immunotherapy may become a powerful tool against breast cancer for those oncologists who follow the research and prepare for its arrival. Mittendorf differentiated the main type...
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Amber Phillips of Los Angeles said she wishes she'd let her mother Connie Phillips end her chemotherapy treatment as she joins fight for right to die law allowing physician assisted suicide.
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Reed, Slaughter reintroduce bill requiring timely reporting of all research results
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This is the 12th installment in Martha Garcia’s look at the LiveStrong program for cancer survivors offered at the Bettendorf and Moline YMCAs.
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In 2014, NIH research funding for cancer was $56 million less than it was in 2010. This means we now have to fight for increased funding at a time when potentially monumental breakthroughs are in our grasp. In the war against cancer we've had to open...
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Only take something if you really need it. Read labels. Ask questions. Watch for reactions. Listen to your body.
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