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Newly Approved Drug Durvalumab (Trademark Imfinzi)

Newly Approved Drug Durvalumab (Trademark Imfinzi)

Durvalumab (Trademark Imfinzi) Bladder cancer is the 9th most common type of cancer in the world with 430,000 new cases alone diagnosed in 2012 according to World Cancer Research Fund International. Previously patients with bladder cancer, urothelial carcinoma, (UC) had two main options: standard platinum containing chemotherapy, and… Spread the love          

8 Things You Should Know About Parents of Childhood Cancer Warriors

8 Things You Should Know About Parents of Childhood Cancer Warriors

Any parent that is responsible to care for a child with cancer is faced with a heart wrenching and desperate journey, to care for and provide for this special child.

Cancer didn’t stop me from finishing my degree, starting a charity and running a triathlon

Cancer didn’t stop me from finishing my degree, starting a charity and running a triathlon

Jake Teitelbaum is clear from Hodgkin’s lymphoma and in his final year at Wake Forest Jake Teitelbaum had just finished his junior year when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system. While he tried to continue his studies… Spread the love          

Rita Wilson reveals how husband Tom Hanks supported her through breast cancer

Rita Wilson reveals how husband Tom Hanks supported her through breast cancer

Tom Hanks (everyone’s favorite) shows how to care for a cancer patient. Rita Wilson tells their story of a breast cancer diagnosis and the extraordinary provided by Tom every step of the way. Great example for all to follow when you both work hard to love, live and laugh...

Sandy man diagnosed with cancer meets idol Chuck Norris

Sandy man diagnosed with cancer meets idol Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris proves once again he is always on the side of good. He recently surprised a man in Sandy, Utah with Down syndrome and a recent stage 4 diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancer. Cheuck and Gena Norris stayed for a 30-minute visit laughing.

Google uses AI to help diagnose breast cancer

Google uses AI to help diagnose breast cancer

Google, which not along ago was using artificial intelligence to identify cat pictures, has moved onto something bigger - breast cancer.

Colon and rectal cancers surge among millennials and Generation X

Colon and rectal cancers surge among millennials and Generation X

Colon and rectal cancers have increased dramatically and steadily in millennials and Generation X adults in the United States over the past four decades, a study confirmed Tuesday. While scientists have not pinpointed an exact cause, prime suspects include obesity, inactivity and poor diets.

Alarming Increase in Cancer Rates Among Women

Alarming Increase in Cancer Rates Among Women

The driving forces behind this discouraging trend are obesity rates and smoking. And while the study was based on the population in the U.K. - we’re not immune in the U.S.

Deep learning algorithm does as well as dermatologists in identifying skin cancer

Deep learning algorithm does as well as dermatologists in identifying skin cancer

Deep learning algorithm does as well as dermatologists in identifying skin cancer in hopes of creating better access to medical care, Stanford researchers have trained an algorithm to diagnose skin cancer.

Mammograms lead to unneeded treatment for some breast cancers

Mammograms lead to unneeded treatment for some breast cancers

One in three women with breast cancer detected by a mammogram are treated unnecessarily, according to a Danish study published on Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine, which has renewed debate over the value of early detection.