Cancer

Mateon's CA4P fails to match response rate of placebo regimen in treatment-resistant ovarian cancer patients in Phase 2/3 study; shares down 3%

Interim data from a Phase 2/3 clinical trial assessing Mateon Therapeutics' (MATN -2.7%) CA4P, combined with Roche's Avastin (bevacizumab) and …

Ovarian Cancer

Life after illness is harder than treatment for thousands of cancer survivors

Cancer doesn't stop when chemo ends<p>Being treated for cancer is tough, no matter how successful the therapy and how limited the side effects are. But …

Neighborhood Throws Parade For Woman’s Last Day Of Chemo

Everyone who goes through chemo deserves a parade<p>Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer or watched a loved one go through it knows just how awful …

Lifestyle

New study reveals late spread of breast cancer and backs key role of early diagnosis

Breast cancer cells that spread to other parts of the body break off and leave the primary tumour at late stages of disease development, scientists …

“Alternative” medicine’s toll on cancer patients: Death rate up to 5X higher | Ars Technica

Researchers hope the data will guide patients to effective treatments.<p>Unproven alternative treatments are clearly risky. Some carry the risk of …

Medicine

LazyTown's Stefán Karl Stefánsson – aka Robbie Rotten – shares positive cancer update

The Icelandic TV star, 42, has revealed he is free of cancer metastases<p>August 16, 2017 - 13:02 CEST<p>Stefán Karl Stefánsson has given fans a very …

Brave mum whose fearless cancer fight hit headlines passes away

Aundrea Bannatyne (42), who worked as a travel agent for Thomas Cook, was told she had terminal pancreatic cancer in July last year.<p>She vowed to …

Pancreatic Cancer

Bristol-Myers down 2% premarket on late-stage results from kidney cancer study; rival Exelixis up 3%

Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY) is down 2% premarket on light volume on the heels of results from a Phase 3 clinical comparing Opdivo (nivolumab) + …

Business

Moleculin Bio acquires new brain cancer candidate; shares ahead 4% premarket

• Nano cap Moleculin Biotech (NASDAQ:MBRX) perks up 4% premarket on light volume in response to its announcement that it has secured exclusive access …

Brain Cancer

T cells more actively sniff out cancer than we thought - Futurity

Viewed in the lab, T cells seem slow in seeking out cancer cells. In the body, however, they're like little bloodhounds.

Health

K&C - Yasser Seoudi, 5, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL – a blood cancer), Chelsea, with Nahomie Johnson, patient and family education specialist, Jimmy Fund Clinic, Dana-Farber 8-16-17

Yasser and his family are originally from Dubai but they moved to Boston for treatment. In June 2016, Yasser had a fever and a sore throat. After …

Leukemia

Sea squirts, rainforest trees could be ‘achilles heel’ for prostate cancer cells

Sea squirts and a species of tree found in rainforests could boost the effectiveness of existing prostate cancer treatments, a Queensland University …

Australian News

Standup for the Cure Washington Event Coming August 26

Seattle WA, August 14,2017 – Standup for the Cure brings paddleboarding fun to Lake Sammamish State Park on August 26 in its first benefit for Susan …

A terminally ill man fulfilled his wish to marry his fiancée three days before dying

A terminally ill man fulfilled his wish of marrying his fiancée just three days before he died from cancer.<p>Ash Hunter, from Darwin, Australia, had …

Weddings

Bowel cancer test: 'No health minister' means NI people must wait

<b>A new, more accurate screening test for bowel cancer is on hold in Northern Ireland because there is no Stormont health minister.</b><p>Bowel cancer is second only to lung cancer as the leading cause of death from the disease in both the UK and in Europe.<p>Up to 16,000 people in the UK die from the disease …

Northern Ireland

Tom Brady says mother 'couldn't be any better' after cancer treatments

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said that his mother Galynn is doing well after undergoing cancer …

New England

Bristol-Myers kidney cancer drug fails late-stage trial

(Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Tuesday its combination drug to treat previously untreated patients with advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma, a type of kidney cancer, failed to meet one of the main goals of a late-stage trial.<p>The drugmaker's shares were down 3.4 percent at …

Trovagene's leukemia candidate PCM-075 shows encouraging action in preclinical testing with FLT3 inhibitor; shares ahead 12% premarket

Nano cap Trovagene (NASDAQ:TROV) is up 12% premarket on light volume in response to its announcement of positive results from preclinical testing in …

Business

Risk of dying goes up when cancer patients opt for alternative meds - Futurity

People with curable cancers may want to consider the potentially deadly risks of turning to unproven therapies.

Health

K&C - Laurie Wenham, 43, melanoma (skin cancer), Pembroke, with Christine Leonard, RN, Dana-Farber 8-16-17

Laurie started using tanning beds as a teen before going to prom, got hooked, and then used them every week for years. She was first diagnosed with …

Skin Cancer

Family to hold cancer charity fundraiser in memory of brilliant student Eilidh on her birthday

A special ladies' day event will be held for the Beatson Cancer Charity on what would have been Eilidh's 23rd birthday.<p>The family and friends of …

Brave Rebecca’s fight to help others despite second cancer battle

A young girl battling a rare childhood cancer for the second time in three years is helping others faced with the disease.<p>Rebecca Henderson, 11, of …

Chemotherapy

‘You have cancer’: What I wish I’d known when I was diagnosed

READER REPORT:<p>Don't be afraid to ask for support, information, and space.<p>Four months ago, I received a phone call that would change my life …

Cervical Cancer

U.S. DoD to launch pilot study of Pluristem's PLX-R18 cell therapy for radiation exposure; shares ahead 4% premarket

The U.S. Department of Defense's Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI) will initiate a pilot study evaluating Pluristem Therapeutics' …

Business

Join The Tigers Friday, September 1 For The Third Annual Pediatric Cancer Awareness Night At Comerica Park

<b>DETROIT –</b> September is national childhood cancer awareness month and the Detroit Tigers will host the third annual Pediatric Cancer Awareness Night …

John Andretti begins new round of chemotherapy treatment

John Andretti has started another round of chemotherapy.

Motorsport

K&C - Pete Cosenza, 70, bile duct cancer, Dennis Port 8-16-17

• This Just In<br>• Audio<br>• Trending<p>Watch Jimmy Fund patient Hannah Wertens sing inspiring rendition of 'God Bless America' at Fenway Park<br>• Wednesday’s Mashup: …

Leukemia

TOWIE hunk Mike Hassini reveals triple family tragedy as nan dies, mum battles cancer, and sister hospitalised

TOWIE hunk Mike Hassini has been opening up about family tragedies that unfolded after he was booted from the hit reality show for drink-driving.<p>The …

Olivia Newton-John Speaks For First Time Since Cancer Relapse In Heartfelt Video

Olivia Newton-John is speaking out publicly for the first time after confirming the sad news that her breast cancer had returned in May.<p>Newton-John …

Entertainment

K&C - Art Streeter, 57, squamous cell carcinoma (a head and neck cancer), Franklin, with Jason Glass, NP, Dana-Farber 8-16-17

Art Streeter was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, a cancer that often originates in the throat and nasal passages of the head and neck. Art’s …