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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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/photo-his-cross-bear
Local
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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-21/new-lions-officers-installed-menden
Neighbors
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
All that flying was for a good cause

...benefit sufferers of neurofibromatosis, a disease that causes tumors to grow inside and outside the body. For young Kenny Loken...and for the past three years doctors have had to remove the tumors so they don't damage his brain. Kenny returned from a 6 1...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122100/Ope_Let3.html
Opinion
Marijuana ingredient may fight brain cancer

...the brains of rats to produce tumors. Untreated rats died within...through a tube leading to the tumor. Fifteen rats got infusions...active component in marijuana. Tumors disappeared in three animals...drug, five of 15 rats became tumor-free and four others outlived...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022800/Bre_news.html
Breaking
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the brains of rats to produce tumors. Untreated rats died within...through a tube leading to the tumor. Fifteen rats got infusions...active component in marijuana. Tumors disappeared in three animals...drug, five of 15 rats became tumor-free and four others outlived...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022800/Bre_news.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

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