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Cancer treatment to sideline Boston Red Sox manager Farrell for rest of 2015 season

Fighting back tears, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said Friday that he had a "highly curable" form of cancer and has taken a medical leave for the rest of the season to deal with lymphoma.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-14/cancer-treatment-sidelin
Anant Mandawat: Drug combo gives melanoma patients hope

...otherwise had few options available.Broadly, the new medications tested represent a shift that is occurring in cancer treatment towards precision medicine.Traditionally, cancer has been treated with chemotherapy, controlled poisons used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-10/drug-combo-gives-melanoma-pa
Bottom line

...the graduates decided to forgo their senior trip and donate their $8,000 to Principal Courtney Vashaw for her cancer treatment.If the decision was a no-brainer, as the kids said, it certainly involved a ton of heart."She's always...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-09/bottom-line
Search for Georgia's new center still ongoing

...Terry Ayeni.The players were no longer in custody Sunday morning. CHIEFS: Safety Eric Berry, who is undergoing cancer treatment near his family's home in Georgia, was a special guest during Tennessee's annual Family Day practice on Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-12/search-georgias-new-cente
Ga. health legislation: Winners and losers

...of drugs similar to expensive "biologic" medications ? potentially saving consumers money. Losers: CTCA ? Cancer Treatment Centers of America failed in its quest to lift state restrictions on the number of Georgia patients that it can treat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-07/ga-health-legislation-wi
Blue Bell seeks listeria link as it recalls items

...primarily affects pregnant women and their newborns, older adults and people with immune systems weakened by cancer, cancer treatments or other serious conditions. Two more illnesses have now been confirmed in Oklahoma and Arizona. The CDC had previously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-21/blue-bell-seeks-listeria-l
Hamilton leads 1-2 finish for Mercedes at Australian GP

...Don Schumacher Racing swept the top two NHRA series, giving the car owner the perfect welcome back gift after cancer treatment.Spencer Massey won the Top Fuel division, edging DSR teammate Tony Schumacher in the final. Ron Capps won the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-15/hamilton-leads-1-2-finish-
State inspections find hazards in hospital elevators

...serious" and makes it a priority to address findings as early as possible.At Georgia Regents Uni ver sity's Cancer Treatment Center, inspectors found during a Sept. 16 visit three lobby elevators with machine-room keys that didn't fit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-07/state-inspections-find-hazar
House bill would remove limitations on cancer hospital

...for-profit cancer hospital under a 2008 deal with Georgia lawmakers has run into stiff opposition.Illinois-based Cancer Treatment Centers of America was allowed to set up shop in Newnan after pledging that 65 percent of its patients would come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-06/house-bill-would-remove-limitations
AbbVie to buy leukemia drugmaker Pharmacyclics for $21B

...top-selling drug, the anti-inflammatory Humira.The deal will net the North Chicago, Illinois, drugmaker the blood cancer treatment Imbruvica, which Pharmacyclics makes and then markets with Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Biotech. AbbVie executives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-05/abbvie-buy-leukemia-drugma