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Novel govt. cancer study will test precision medicine

...what genes drive their tumors rather than the type...patients will have their tumor genes sequenced to see...000 patients whose tumor characteristics most...study will be adults with tumors or lymphomas worsened...not aimed at a specific tumor type such as breast cancer...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-06-02/novel-govt-cancer-study-will-test-pr
Regional News
With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

...feels "perfectly at ease with whatever comes."Carter said doctors had removed melanoma from his liver, but found four small tumors in his brain. Later Thursday, he received radiation treatment. He also began receiving injections of a newly approved drug...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-21/humor-and-honesty-carter-talks-about-
Not For Web
Jimmy Carter says he feels fine, keeps busy despite cancer

...tell when he's building; he's working on getting the job done."Carter got a single dose of radiation, targeted at four tumors on his brain, in August, and four treatments since then of Keytruda, a newly approved drug that helps his immune system seek...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-03/jimmy-carter-says-he-feels-f
Nation and World
Cancer group's mammogram advice: Start later, get fewer

...more hyper-vigilant."The society's updated guidelines say switching to every other year at age 55 makes sense because tumors in women after menopause tend to grow more slowly. Also, older women's breasts are usually less dense so cancer is more...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-21/cancer-groups-mammogram-advi
Nation and World
Mich. professor makes an unexpected discovery

...produced mice that lacked mammary tumors and instead showed signs of...showing that salivary gland tumors in those mice were shrunk by...research director. "It's in a tumor that is so decidedly rare that...find that the study of these tumors is important. It might open...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031811/sta_801376271.shtml
News
Healing the mind to mend the body

...coordinating movement, sensation and speech. He has removed tumors from the brain, probed deeply into structures where electrical...difference," Kachmann said. Another patient had a large brain tumor. "I sat on the edge of the bed, talked to him, asked him...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020708/rel_244452747.shtml
Mendenhall Flying Lions offer vision screening

...Light Flights program, where people are taken to observe Christmas lights from a helicopter to raise money for the Children's Tumor Foundation, and the annual barbeque fundraiser, with proceeds going to the Alaska Diabetes Association.To learn more contact...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-30/mendenhall-flying-lions-offer-visio
Neighbors
Tumor sidelines Galarraga for year

ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves first baseman Andres Galarraga has a cancerous tumor in his back and will miss the 1999 season. The tumor is in a small bone in Galarraga's back, Dr. Lee Kelley said today. Kelley said the potential...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021899/Spo_tumor.html
Sports
Gov't details need for Lance's medical records

...the hospital room conversation took place. He now says he doesn't recall because it was two days after surgery to remove tumors from his brain.The government has also subpoenaed records of donations to the medical school from the Livestrong charity...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-11/govt-details-need-lances-medical-reco
Sports
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: Ex-Royal diagnosed with tumor 1/13/98

...Jim Gember said Monday. The tumor was classified as a ``grade IV'' malignant tumor, the most serious stage, Gember...survival rate of patients with such tumors. Chilton said it was unlikely the tumor would spread to other parts of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011398/tumor.html

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