Exercise Cuts Hyperglycemia For Cancer Patients on Chemo
(MedPage Today) -- Pilot study hints at other benefits from walking program (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - May 22, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

ACR asks CMS to clarify CT lung cancer screening payment
The American College of Radiology (ACR) and various partner associations have...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR appoints Carlos as editor in chief of JACR ACR points out reasons for low CT lung screening rates ACR takes applications for publishing fellowship ACR presents white paper on incidental pituitary findings Using ACR's TI-RADS reduces biopsies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian tells Sirtex it won't submit counterproposal
Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems' planned acquisition of Sirtex...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian wins Brazilian software training contract Varian acquires Taiwanese distributor Varian posts Q2 revenue increase Varian inks deal to acquire Sirtex for $1.3B Sirtex highlights research on colorectal cancer survival Sirtex touts microsphere study at ASCO 2017 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Staff shortages a factor in case where patient died due to delays
Staffing shortages at a hospital run by Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust were a factor in the case of a grandmother whose “painful” death from bladder cancer could have been avoided, a report by the health service ombudsman has revealed. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 22, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

May 21, 2018: Oncologist and Office Manager Sentenced in Connection with Administering Unapproved, Foreign Drugs
(Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - May 22, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Auris Health named to CNBC Disruptor 50 list
Auris Health, previously known as Auris Surgical Robotics, has been named to to CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list, and is the only medical device company to be included. The Redwood City, Calif.-based company was selected due to its focus on lung cancer, which CNBC said kills more individuals in the US than any other type of cancer, and its founder, robotic surgical pioneer and intuitive surgical founder Dr. Frederic Moll. The company has already raised $513 million in equity capital from major tech investors and recently won FDA approval for its robotic Monarch Platform. Topping the list are Elon Musk’s SpaceX, ri...
Source: Mass Device - May 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Robotics aurishealth Source Type: news

Bladder cancer symptoms: Three toilet habits that could indicate you have the disease
BLADDER cancer symptoms usually involve having blood in your urine, but there are some other, less common signs of the disease to look out for, all linked to urination and your toilet habits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iwmf 2018 iwmf 2018
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from IWMF 2018Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

The revolutionising potential of medical AI | Letters
Readers respond to news that Theresa May has promised millions towards artificial intelligence that could help fight cancer and other diseasesThe news that Theresa May has urged the NHS and technology companies to adopt artificial intelligence techniques in order to diagnose diseases such as cancer is extremely positive for both the healthcare community and for patients (May to promise millions for AI tools to help fight cancer, 21 May).But to usher in an age of AI, there are several obstacles that must first be overcome. Beyond the prime minister encouraging greater adoption, increased investment into how AI can safe...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Artificial intelligence (AI) NHS Cancer Theresa May Medical research Computing Consciousness Technology Health Society Doctors Nursing Science Biology Source Type: news

Lung Nodule Analysis Model May Reduce Screening False Positives
(MedPage Today) --'Extremely promising,'researchers said; next step: independent external validation (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - May 22, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Blue ’ s Clues: Adding Dye to Colonoscopy May Boost Detection
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Addressing Parents ’ HPV Vaccine Hesitancy Ups Vaccination Rates
More adolescents receive HPV vaccination same day with physician engagement versus acquiescence (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declines Again, But Prostate Cancer Incidence Rises
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Reproductive Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

From 2008 to 2014, Prostate Cancer Testing, Treatment Down
Sharpest decrease seen in privately insured men after 2011 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

SomaGenics Launches Its RealSeq(R)-biofluids Kit and Advances Liquid Biopsy Development With New NIH Funding for cf-miRNA NGS Technology
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., May 22, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- SomaGenics announced the launch of RealSeq®-biofluids, a next-generation sequencing (NGS) library construction kit sensitive enough to detect small RNAs from cell-free biofl... Diagnostics, Oncology, Product Launch SomaGenics, RealSeq, biofluids, Liquid Biopsy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fetal MRI can spot early brain abnormality
MRI scans can reliably detect a severe brain condition in fetuses as early...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shows maternal depression meds affect babies' brains 3T MRI fetal scans should not affect newborns' hearing Shorter PET/MRI scans feasible for pediatric cancer patients Pediatric MRI safety needs to target youngest patients Pediatric-friendly MRI can enhance sedation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian Notifies Sirtex It Will Not Submit a Counterproposal to Competing Bid
PALO ALTO, Calif., May 22, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Varian (NYSE: VAR) today announced it received notice from Sirtex Medical Limited (Sirtex) on May 21, 2018 (Pacific daylight time) that the board of directors of Sirtex has now r... Devices, Oncology, Mergers & Acquisitions Varian Medical Systems, Sirtex Medical, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Humans are causing cancer in ANIMALS with surge in plastic waste
Researchers from Arizona State University believe pollution in oceans, radiation from power plants and pesticides from farms may be causing wild animals to develop life-threatening tumours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AACR Ventures into New Cancer Research Funding Model
(MedPage Today) -- Adapting model pioneered by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Top Tips For R & amp;D Managers Looking To Crack The Lateral Flow Market
With the lateral flow test market set to grow to circa 8.24 billion USD by 2022, it’s an area of the healthcare sector experiencing significant expansion, driven by factors including growing demand for point-of-care testing and home-based care. As decentralized testing becomes a more common requirement, the growing challenge for product managers is to develop outstanding lateral flow products that will create a competitive commercial edge. This can be testing for people who might not be familiar with the technology and processes involved in immuno assay development.   There is a significant uptake in demand arou...
Source: MDDI - May 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Karen Whiting Tags: IVD Source Type: news

Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Humans are causing cancer in ANIMALS with surge in plastic waste, light pollution and pesticides  
Researchers from Arizona State University believe pollution in oceans, radiation from power plants and pesticides from farms may be causing wild animals to develop life-threatening tumours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese investors lead another monster round for Menlo Park early cancer detection unicorn
Looking to detect cancer early through a simple blood test, Grail Inc. scored $300 million in new funding from several Chinese investors on top of the $1.2 billion it raised over the past two years. The Menlo Park company, which was rumored to be planning a $500 million initial public offering in Hong Kong later this year, said the oversubscribed Series C round will help it develop and validate experimental products for early cancer detection. PitchBook Data  estimated that Grail was valued at… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Chinese investors lead another monster round for Menlo Park early cancer detection unicorn
Looking to detect cancer early through a simple blood test, Grail Inc. scored $300 million in new funding from several Chinese investors on top of the $1.2 billion it raised over the past two years. The Menlo Park company, which was rumored to be planning a $500 million initial public offering in Hong Kong later this year, said the oversubscribed Series C round will help it develop and validate experimental products for early cancer detection. PitchBook Data  estimated that Grail was valued at… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Study finds a weak handshake may predict an early death from cancer, lung disease, or a heart attack
Grip strength may be better than current methods to predict lifespan, heart attack risk, lung disease risk, and even cancer risk, a large study by the University of Glasgow suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Annual Report to the Nation: overall cancer mortality continues to decline, prostate cancer mortality has stabilized
Annual effort from NCI, CDC, the American Cancer Society, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Early cancer detection company Grail raises $300M
Looking to detect cancer early through a simple blood test, Grail Inc. has raised a $300 million from several Chinese investors on top of $1.2 billion in two earlier rounds over the past two years. The Menlo Park, California, company, which has been rumored to be planning a $500 million initial public offering in Hong Kong later this year, said the oversubscribed Series C round will help it develop and validate experimental products for early cancer detection. A year ago, it bought Chinese blood… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Confronting Narcissistic Abuse
The objective of narcissistic abuse is power. Narcissists may intentionally diminish or hurt other people. It’s important to remember that narcissistic abuse stems from insecurity and is designed to dominate you. Abusers’ goals are to increase their control and authority, while creating doubt, shame, and dependency in their victims. They want to feel superior to avoid hidden feelings of inferiority. Understanding this can empower you. Like all bullies, despite their defenses of rage, arrogance, and self-inflation, they suffer from shame.  Appearing weak and humiliated is their biggest fear. Knowing this, i...
Source: Psych Central - May 22, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT Tags: Abuse Bullying Codependence Narcissism Personality Psychology Relationships & Love Confrontation Emotional Abuse Gaslighting Manipulation Narcissistic Personality Disorder Source Type: news

Cancer deaths are down overall, new report says
The data reflects more successful cancer treatments and better detection. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The death rate from cancer is falling for American men, women and children of all backgrounds
Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in the U.S., but a comprehensive new report says that it is affecting — and killing — fewer Americans with every passing year.The gains have been seen in men, women and children, as well as across racial and ethnic groups. However, depending on the type of cancer... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Karen Kaplan Source Type: news

Varian stands on $1.28B offer for Sirtex
Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) said today that it stands behind its initial $1.28 billion bid to acquire Sirtex Medical (ASX:SRX) in the wake of a $1.41 billion counter offer from China’s CDH Investments. The unsolicited bid from CDH Investments came in at a 20% premium on Varian’s A$28-per-share offer, prompting Sirtex to reconsider a merger that already has approval from U.S. antitrust authorities and the German Federal Cartel Office. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery News. The post Varian stands on $1.28B offer for Sirtex appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - May 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Mergers & Acquisitions Oncology Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat CDH Investments Sirtex Medical Varian Medical Systems Source Type: news

Lung Cancer Screening Rates Only 2% Across US Lung Cancer Screening Rates Only 2% Across US
A new analysis, which finds that the lung cancer screening rate among eligible current and former smokers is only 1.9% across the US, should serve as a call to action, say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

USPSTF Prostate Screening Guidance Had Impact
(MedPage Today) -- Whether good or bad, however, remains controversial (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - May 22, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Trastuzumab for 6 Months Instead of 1 Year? Trastuzumab for 6 Months Instead of 1 Year?
The standard of care for HER2-positive breast cancer is trastuzumab (Herceptin) for a year; but could half that be enough?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

An Egg A Day Might Reduce Your Risk Of Heart Disease, Study Says
In this study however, they didn’t assess the risk of developing diabetes, which may be because diabetes is a newer disease in the Chinese population and there is not good documentation of who has it,” Richard said. Still, she noted, “this will be very important data for helping develop dietary prevention guidelines in China.” Cardiovascular disease, which takes the lives of 17.7 million people every year, is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Cardiovascular disease causes nearly a third — 31% — of all global deaths each year....
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Eggs Heart Disease Local TV Source Type: news

Ultra-Clean Homes Can Raise Childhood Cancer Risk, Study Finds
LONDON (CBS Local) – A groundbreaking study into what triggers cancer has found that children who are “too hygienic” and are kept away from other kids were at greater risk for developing leukemia. The Details: A cancer study has found that children living in ultra-clean environments have higher rates of leukemia Professor Mel Greaves says children need to have their immune system “primed” by exposure to various germs Greaves found that children with siblings or who were breastfed had lower rates of the disease Professor Mel Greaves from the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in London h...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News childhood cancer Children Chris Melore Germs Leukemia Local TV talkers Source Type: news

Blue's Clues: Adding Dye to Colonoscopy May Boost Detection
TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 -- By having patients swallow a blue dye tablet as part of colonoscopy prep, doctors can boost their chances of catching telltale signs of cancer, new research suggests. The dye is technically referred to as " oral... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declines Again, But Prostate Cancer Incidence Rises
TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 -- There's good news for Americans in the war against cancer. Cancer deaths continue to decline nationwide, according to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer. But the report also points to one troubling... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

From 2008 to 2014, Prostate Cancer Testing, Treatment Down
TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 -- Fewer men are being screened for, diagnosed with, and treated for prostate cancer, according to a study published online May 21 in Cancer. James T. Kearns, M.D., from the University of Washington School of Medicine in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Tip: Why Get a Biopsy
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, FYI, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between a cyst and a tumor?
While cysts and tumors may look and feel similar, there are key differences. Hearing the word “tumor” may be frightening, but many tumors are benign, and while some cysts are harmless, others can cause problems. In this article, learn the difference between cysts and tumors. We also describe conditions that cause them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Cancer death rates continue to decline in U.S.
The U.S. continues to see a decline in cancer mortality, according to the latest...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lancet: Cancer survival rates improve but vary widely Cancer deaths continue to fall, but CT lung screening lags ACS: U.S. cancer death rates continue to fall JAMA: Cancer deaths fall 20% in U.S. since 1980 ACS report shows cancer rates still falling (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

YouTube says natural medicine CBD videos are dangerous to society just like bomb-making videos
(Natural News) In an almost unprecedented move against free speech and the free flow of information, video content giant YouTube has officially shuttered the Natural News channel over a short video, not even one minute long, that explains how CBD oil from the cannabis plant helped a middle-aged woman overcome terminal cancer. The 43-second clip,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Landmark lawsuit claims Monsanto hid cancer danger of weedkiller for decades
In June, a California groundskeeper will make history by taking company to trial on claims it suppressed harm of RoundupAt the age of 46, DeWayne Johnson is not ready to die. But with cancer spread through most of his body, doctors say he probably has just months to live. Now Johnson, a husband and father of three in California, hopes to survive long enough to make Monsanto take the blame for his fate.On 18 June, Johnson will become the first person to takethe global seed and chemical company to trial on allegations that it has spent decades hiding the cancer-causing dangers of its popular Roundup herbicide products &ndash...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Carey Gillam Tags: Monsanto California Business Health Cancer Environment US news Farming Agriculture Science World news Source Type: news

GIRFT: Outlier trust stops performing lung cancer procedure
A major teaching hospital has stopped doing a surgical procedure after being identified as an outlier by the Getting It Right First Time programme. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 22, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

A tricky wrinkle in Trump's Medicare Rx "Blueprint"
Consolidating all Medicare drug payments under Part D sounds easy, but some cancer patients fear they'll take a hit (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grandmother died after NHS doctors failed to detect bladder cancer  
Pamela North was referred to hospital by her GP with suspected bladder cancer in February 2015. The grandmother from Ilford, Essex, was diagnosed a year later but died in 2016. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Why Get a Biopsy
-- A biopsy involves removing bodily tissue to examine it for disease, typically cancer. The procedure also may be used to diagnose other conditions, such as an infection, the Radiological Society of North America says. Some biopsies involve... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Why Get a Biopsy
Title: Health Tip: Why Get a BiopsyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/22/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - May 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Chinese investors lead another monster round into this early cancer detection company
Looking to detect cancer early through a simple blood test, Grail Inc. raised a $300 million from several Chinese investors on top of $1.2 billion in two earlier rounds over the past two years. The Menlo Park company, which has been rumored to be planning a $500 million initial public offering in Hong Kong later this year, said the oversubscribed Series C round will help it develop and validate experimental products for early cancer detection. A year ago, it bought Chinese blood diagnos tics company… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news