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Grant through Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation moves up GRU cancer trials for kids

...younger compared to 1.66 million in adults, and brain and spinal tumors account for about 21 percent of those childhood cancers, according to the American Cancer Society. The GRU study, which would look at whether the drug can be given safely with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-09/grant-through-alexs-lemon
Disappearance of Grovetown man's bladder cancer called 'a miracle'

...oncologist Esther Tan said. "I've seen people die horrible deaths from bladder cancer. It's one of the most difficult cancers to treat ... I looked at his scan with the radiologist, and it just wasn't there."Walker said even while in hospice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-11-26/disappearance-grovetown-
Bioengineered mice resistant to certain breast cancers

...protein linked to half of all human breast cancers. The bioengineered mice lack that protein...are dramatic proof that certain breast cancers can occur only when the protein is present...abnormally high amounts in half of human breast cancers, it has become the focus of much scientific...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/28/tec_315791.shtml
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Childhood cancers up, but deaths down

...In its most comprehensive look at the cancers that most commonly affect youths, the...driven by some blood and lymphatic system cancers, including acute lymphocytic leukemia...seen in many of the most common childhood cancers, including blood and lymphatic cancers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-31/childhood-cancers-deaths-dow
Millions of women fail to receive cancer screenings, vaccine

...said.The situation is compounded by the fact that there is an HPV vaccine against the virus strains that cause most of the cancers but few of the recommended teens and preteens are getting it, Arias said. Only one in three girls and one in seven boys had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-05/millions-women-fail-receive-
Family carries heavy breast cancer burden

...carries the mutations, that percentage accounts for 5 percent to 10 percent of all breast cancers and 15 percent to 20 percent of familial breast cancers, according to the American Cancer Society.But none of the sisters has been tested for it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2014-09-30/family-carries-heavy-
Obesity hikes risk for nine types of cancers

...known to increase the risk of developing cancers of the colon, breast, uterus, kidney...connections are actually in less common cancers. Weight is most strongly linked to cancer...among two of the nation's most common cancers: -Overweight or obese men are 50 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/25/liv_426349.shtml
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Thick mixture injected into cancers helps kill tumors

...throat, but it might also work against cancers in the liver and recurrences of breast...releases a drug is used to treat some brain cancers. Garewal described another solution Monday...of whom had so-called head and neck cancers, which produce tumors inside the mouth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/24/tec_224774.shtml
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Doctors often miss cancers, study finds

...missed or misdiagnosed 44 percent of the cancers that were found during autopsies. When...autopsies. One hundred eleven of these cancers (44 percent), present in 100 patients...death. Doctors had failed to diagnose 103 cancers before death, although they had suspected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/22/ent_242528.shtml
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'Fat cancers' also hitting developing nations

ATLANTA - "Fat cancers" usually associated with wealthy countries...higher risk for many so-called "fat cancers," including breast and colon cancer...reducing the risk of breast and colon cancers. Some scientists think increased levels...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-04/fat-cancers-also-hitting-dev
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