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Novel govt. cancer study will test precision medicine

...that will assign patients drugs based on what genes drive their tumors rather than the type.The National Cancer Institute's NCI-MATCH...same drug."Those eligible for the study will be adults with tumors or lymphomas worsened or spread despite at least one standard...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-06-02/novel-govt-cancer-study-will-test-pr
Regional News
Mich. professor makes an unexpected discovery

...experiment produced mice that lacked mammary tumors and instead showed signs of salivary gland...published a study showing that salivary gland tumors in those mice were shrunk by a drug already...frequently we find that the study of these tumors is important. It might open a broader...

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

...works, how billions of nerve cells send signals to the body, coordinating movement, sensation and speech. He has removed tumors from the brain, probed deeply into structures where electrical misfiring occurs and uncovered hidden anomalies that can burst...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020708/rel_244452747.shtml
Happy Tails: Nola

...was able to hike upMt.Roberts trail many times. Nola has had her share of health challenges, including back surgery, some tumors, and Cushing's disease, which has caused some hair loss. But, in spite of these challenges, she carries on thanks to...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/kerry-howard/2014-01-12/happy-tails-nola
Michigan boy visits doctor in Alaska

...Hertz took a long trip to see his favorite doctor. The 14-year-old boy from Sterling Heights, Mich., has battled brain tumors since he was 3 years old. During the first eight years of his fight, he established a rapport with pediatric oncologist Merlin...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083009/reg_487759310.shtml
Michigan boy visits doctor in Alaska

...Hertz took a long trip to see his favorite doctor. The 14-year-old boy from Sterling Heights, Mich., has battled brain tumors since he was 3 years old. During the first eight years of his fight, he established a rapport with pediatric oncologist Merlin...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083109/reg_488104996.shtml
All the stories are adding up

...can't afford to clean it up. 2) Southeast Alaskans note tumors and other abnormalities in wild foods (fish, deer, moose...human cancer rates going up and wild animals being found with tumors? This isn't too hard to figure out. Our world is carrying...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070405/let_20050704005.shtml
Opinion
State Rep Doogan to undergo surgery

...following what his office has said was the discovery of a meningioma during a recent MRI. Cases typically involve noncancerous tumors, but specifics about Doogan's case weren't immediately known. Aide Charles Boyle said he spoke with Doogan before the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070210/reg_664414107.shtml
regional
Naturopath: Blend traditional, alternative remedies for cancer

...into the picture (of cancer treatment),'' he said. Some people see using herbal remedies, vitamins and minerals to fight tumors ``as voodoo, anecdotal or old wives' tales,'' Labriola said. ``But there is some absolutely good science around vitamins...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062300/Loc_naturopath.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...into the picture (of cancer treatment),'' he said. Some people see using herbal remedies, vitamins and minerals to fight tumors ``as voodoo, anecdotal or old wives' tales,'' Labriola said. ``But there is some absolutely good science around vitamins...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062300/Loc_naturopath.shtml

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