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 will be adults with tumors or lymphomas worsened...not aimed at a specific tumor type such as breast cancer...
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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...
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...
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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...
Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery

...treatment he may be eligible for, Lichtenfeld said. Sometimes the primary site can't be determined, so genetic analysis of the tumor might be done to see what mutations are driving it and what drugs might target those mutations."Given the president's age...
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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...
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...
Photo: His cross to bear

...started pulling a 76-pound wooden cross when he was 22 years old. Newton said he had to switch to plastic when he developed a tumor in his shoulder after 29 years of walking all over the world. Alaska is the 50th state he and his wife have traveled to. More...
New Lions officers installed at Mendenhall club

...American Diabetes Association, Campabilities (for blind children), Camp K (for children with diabetes), Children's Tumor Foundation and the Ronald McDonald House in Seattle.The Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions Club has 22 members and meets on the...
Cancer doesn't dampen Bethel girl's spirit

...It's the type of thing that's never supposed to happen.Isabella "Boo Boo" January, 6, was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor on her right kidney on Dec. 9. Her parents said it came as a complete surprise.Her parents, Chip and April, unsure of...


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