Alzheimer's Gene Tied to'Chemo Brain' in Breast Cancer Survivors
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 -- Many older breast cancer patients might worry that they will be struck by " chemo brain " after their treatments, but a new study suggests that only those who carry a gene linked to Alzheimer's face that risk. Researchers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Processed Meats Linked To Breast Cancer, Study Says
(CNN) — Eating processed meats like bacon, sausages and ham could increase the risk of breast cancer, a study has said. Regularly consuming the foods was linked with a 9% higher risk of breast cancer, according to an analysis of previous studies looking at over 1.2 million women. The findings follow previous research from the World Health Organization, which categorized processed meat as a carcinogen after finding that its consumption can cause various types of cancer. Processed meats are those that have been preserved by smoking, curing or salting. “This systematic review and meta-analysis study reports signif...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Breast Cancer Local TV Source Type: news

Trump administration moves to LOOSEN limits on radiation
Decades-old guidance says exposure to harmful radiation is a cancer risk. The EPA is moving to change that, arguing that individual risk is low. Critics say people exposed over time will suffer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating Processed Meats Tied to Breast Cancer Risk
Women who ate the most processed meats, like hot dogs, bacon and ham, had a 9 percent increased risk of breast cancer compared to those who infrequently ate such foods. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Meat Breast Cancer Hazardous and Toxic Substances Women and Girls Hot Dogs and Frankfurters Source Type: news

Drinking daily glass of wine is not good for your health, study says
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine has found that a daily drink can protect against heart disease but any drinking was detrimental to cancer risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australia set to 'eliminate' cervical cancer by 2028
Australia is set to be the first country to eliminate cervical cancer, aided by its national vaccination and screening programs, says a new study, (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking daily glass of wine is NOT good for your health, it only works if you have 3 per week
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine has found that a daily drink can protect against heart disease but any drinking was detrimental to cancer risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

iCad shakes up its board of directors
iCad (NSDQ:ICAD) shook up its board of directors after a member tendered his resignation, naming a new chairman and re-jiggering the composition of its oversight committees. Andy Sassine, a longtime shareholder who owns a 7.5% stake in the cancer detection company, joined the board in 2015. In his Sept. 26 resignation letter, Sassine said he grew disenchanted with the board’s seeming unwillingness to properly guide iCad. “I can no longer stand idly by while the Board’s inaction and misdirection directly harms the interests of iCad’s shareholders,” Sassine wrote, citing the board’s failur...
Source: Mass Device - October 3, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Oncology Wall Street Beat iCad Inc. Source Type: news

Prioritizing Patients in Push Toward Value-Based Care
Previously, we discussed how medtech companies can prepare for the transition to value-based care. Specifically, these organizations need to start going beyond just providing medical devices and products to their customers and focus more on providing comprehensive and connected systems that help deliver integrated care. This, however, needs common collaboration between vendors, which are too often direct competitors and therefor pushing for their own more expensive complete solutions.   Interoperability and health data exchange have become a top priority for providers. Along with EMRs, all machines being utiliz...
Source: MDDI - October 3, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Corrina Kane Tags: Business Source Type: news

How to OPT OUT of cancer and live completely without the disease, no matter what your doctor says
(Natural News) Today, we’re launching a powerful new video series called “Opt Out Universe” which teaches viewers how to opt out of life experiences you wish to avoid in order to improve your life, overcome disease, escape financial servitude and more. The name comes from the philosophical realization that most of the bad outcomes people... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Processed meats linked to breast cancer, says study
Eating processed meats like bacon, sausages and ham could increase the risk of breast cancer, a study has said. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk for Opioid-Related Death Very Low in Cancer Patients Risk for Opioid-Related Death Very Low in Cancer Patients
Cancer patients have a far lower risk for opioid-related death compared to the general population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Prime Minister announces new cancer strategy
The prime minister has announced a new cancer strategy for the NHS that will see patients diagnosed and treated faster to improve cancer survival rates. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 3, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Could Diet Affect Breast Cancer Risk?
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 -- Like the human gut, the breast gland has a " microbiome " that's influenced by diet, new animal research suggests. Although the findings are preliminary, scientists hope their work might someday improve the treatment and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Risk of developing cancer is linked to type-2 diabetes
Research, presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes conference, suggests that people with type-2 diabetes are at higher risk of developing and dying from cancer.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 3, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for pioneering work on proteins – live
Americans Frances H Arnold and George P Smith and Briton Gregory P Winter will share the prize of 9m Swedish kronor ( £770,000)Frances H Arnold, George P Smith and Gregory P Winter win Nobel prize in chemistry12.25pmBSTAnd there we have it: the Nobel science prizes are done for another year. Yes, the awards come in for a lot of stick, and much of it is justified. But they do force us to stand back and look at what scientists and engineers have achieved. On Monday, we saw the medicine prize awarded for checkpoint inhibitors, the radical new drugs that help direct the full force of the immune system on to cancer. On Tu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Nobel prizes Chemistry People in science Science prizes World news Medical research Source Type: news

Austria: Health System Review.
Authors: Bachner F, Bobek J, Habimana K, Ladurner J, Lepuschutz L, Ostermann H, Rainer L, Schmidt AE, Zuba M, Quentin W, Winkelmann J Abstract This analysis of the Austrian health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. Two major reforms implemented in 2013 and 2017 are among the main issues today. The central aim of the reforms that put in place a new governance system was to strengthen coordination and cooperation between different levels of government and self-governing bodies by promoting joint plan...
Source: Health systems in transition - October 3, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

3 Evolutionary Scientists Win Nobel Chemistry Prize
(STOCKHOLM) — Three researchers who “harnessed the power of evolution” to produce enzymes and antibodies that have led to a new best-selling drug and biofuels won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday. Frances Arnold of the California Institute of Technology was awarded half of the 9-million-kronor ($1.01 million) prize, while the other half will be shared by George Smith of the University of Missouri and Gregory Winter of the MRC molecular biology lab in Cambridge, England. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, which chose the winners, said Arnold, 62, conducted the first directed evolution of enzym...
Source: TIME: Science - October 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: JIM HEINTZ and DAVID KEYTON / AP Tags: Uncategorized nobel prize onetime Source Type: news

Breast cancer: How to self-check for symptoms - don't miss THESE areas of the body
BREAST cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK, and because many breast cancers are still found by women themselves, it ’s vital women self-check regularly to be familiar with their breasts. So how can you check for symptoms and signs? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cervical cancer may be wiped out first in Australia
Researchers say the country is on track to eradicate the disease by 2035, if current vaccination and screening rates continue. Their prediction was made in The Lancet Public Health journal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Open Call SC1-DTH-01-2019: Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Monitoring Health Status and Quality of Life after the Cancer Treatment
Currently available methods and strategies for diagnosis and treatment of cancer help clinicians continuously improve quality of care and prevent cancer deaths in the population. Accurate risk assessment, availability of genetic tests, timely diagnosis and effective treatment has created the impression of cancer being a chronic disease that can be cured. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 3, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Open Calls Source Type: news

PET/CT predicts success of rad therapy for spinal mets
FDG-PET/CT scans can predict the success of radiation therapy in patients with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDG-PET/CT helps stage men with breast cancer, too FES-PET enhances treatment for metastatic breast cancer Can deep learning monitor lesions on F-18 NaF PET/CT? CMS again declines coverage for NaF-PET scans Extremity PET/CT scans unnecessary for melanoma patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Raised Risk of Tumors, Cancer Deaths
Title: Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Raised Risk of Tumors, Cancer DeathsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/3/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - October 3, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Breast cancer: How to self-check for symptoms - all areas of the body you must examine
BREAST cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK, and because many breast cancers are still found by women themselves, it ’s vital women self-check regularly to be familiar with their breasts. So how can you check for symptoms and signs? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New approach on the use of big data in clinical decision support
(Instituto de Medicina Molecular) A new computational approach that allows the identification of molecular alterations associated with prognosis and resistance to therapy of different types of cancer was developed by the research grould led by Nuno Barbosa Morais, Group Leader at Instituto de Medicina Molecular Jo ã o Lobo Antunes (iMM; Portugal), and now published open access in Nucleic Acids Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Arizona bioscience community honors two of TGen's top scientists
(The Translational Genomics Research Institute) Top scientists from TGen, an affiliate of the City of Hope, will be honored today at the 2018 AZBio Awards. Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff, TGen Distinguished Professor and Physician-In-Chief, will receive the Arizona Bioscience Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement. Dr. Michael E. Berens, TGen Professor, Deputy Director for Research Resources, and Director of the Cancer and Cell Biology Division, is the Jon W. McGarity Arizona Bioscience Leader of the Year. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

A novel molecule could spur new class of drugs for breast cancer
(Stevens Institute of Technology) Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology and colleagues have designed and developed a new class of molecules that use a never-before-known mechanism that may halt or destroy breast cancer tumors, particularly for patients with drug-resistant or dangerously metastatic stages of the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Translational research on recurrent metastatic neuroblastoma at Children's Hospital Los Angeles
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) A team of investigators at CHLA designed basic research studies to look at the effects of dinutuximab and activated natural killer cells on recurrent disease and overall survival in neuroblastoma. This research provided proof-of-concept for an upcoming clinical trial. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Eating grapes improves the anticancer effects of paclitaxel, according to study
(Natural News) Natural healing substances work well enough on their own. But some of them can combine their effects to further increase the benefits they provide. For example, a Chinese study reported that the plant-based anti-cancer drug Paclitaxel can get a boost if you eat red grapes and other foods that are rich in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cervical cancer: Australia 'to be first to eliminate disease'
The world-first national achievement could happen within 20 years, modelling shows. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating processed food decreases gut bacteria diversity by 40% in just 10 days
(Natural News) You know that eating processed food is horrible for your health, but have you ever stopped to think about what it is exactly that makes it so bad for you? Of course, preservatives like nitrates are linked to a higher risk of cancer, and all the sugar in these foods can raise your... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Raised Risk of Tumors, Cancer Deaths
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Diabetes, News, Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Raised Risk of Tumors, Cancer Deaths
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - October 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Could Diet Affect Breast Cancer Risk?
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - October 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study Casts Doubt on Light Drinking's Benefits
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - October 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Could Diet Affect Breast Cancer Risk?
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - October 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Patients with diabetes are ‘up to 31 per cent more at risk of cancer’
Researches from Sweden and Manchester warned that diabetics are at a higher risk of developing cancer, and once they do they have far worse survival chance. For men the risk increases by 22%. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Processed meat 'linked to breast cancer'
The findings come from a review of 15 studies involving more than one million women. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Progression-Free Survival Not Linked With Quality of Life Progression-Free Survival Not Linked With Quality of Life
Cancer drugs that improve progression-free survival may not improve health-related quality of life, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

U.S. hospitals overrun by babies dependent on opioids
(Natural News) Opioids are a class of strong prescription painkillers which are incredibly addictive. Initially prescribed as a pain management tool for cancer sufferers, in the early 1990s drug giant Purdue Pharma started aggressively pitching them to doctors as an effective treatment for chronic pain. In just six years, prescriptions for Purdue’s star product – OxyContin... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves Sanofi and Regeneron's skin cancer med
The imunotherapy Libtayo can treat patients with particular kinds of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - October 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Memorial Sloan Kettering ’ s Chief Executive Resigns From Merck ’ s Board of Directors
Under scrutiny for the hospital ’ s industry ties and compensation, Dr. Craig B. Thompson stepped down from two company boards. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KATIE THOMAS and CHARLES ORNSTEIN Tags: Thompson, Craig B Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Executive Compensation Boards of Directors Conflicts of Interest Merck & Company Inc Charles River Laboratories Source Type: news

Vaccine Tx Shows Promise in HER2-Positive Cancers
(MedPage Today) -- Phase I data reveal activity in half of treated patients (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - October 2, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Raised Risk of Tumors, Cancer Deaths
TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 -- Type 2 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of developing cancer and dying from certain forms of the disease, a new study suggests. However, the researchers noted, the absolute increased risk is low. " Our findings... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eating burgers and hot dogs increases a woman's risk of breast cancer
Women who consumed the most processed meat were nine percent more likely to develop the disease, according to a meta-analysis of data from 28 previous studies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Transformational' Results in Squamous Cell Lung Cancer'Transformational' Results in Squamous Cell Lung Cancer
An immuno-chemotherapy combination again moves the bar forward in a difficult-to-treat subset of squamous cell lung cancer patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Research: Consider quality of life when evaluating cancer drug studies
Researchers have determined the cancer patient's quality of life needs to be considered when studying the effectiveness of drug trials. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to tell the difference between psoriasis and skin cancer
Psoriasis and skin cancer both change the skin ’s appearance. Being able to recognize these diseases can result in early treatment and a better outlook. Learn to distinguish between symptoms of psoriasis and skin cancer here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

Over a million women screened for cervical cancer wait longer than two-weeks for their results
Just 16 out of 195 Clinical Commissioning Group areas in England met the two-week target between August 2017 and July this year. Delays 'could put women off' attending their appointments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists look at a widely-used herb in Asia as a potential cancer treatment
(Natural News) A group of researchers from the University of Malaya has discovered that Melicope ptelefolia has potential as an anti-cancer agent. The study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, looked into the potential applications of the herb based on its different properties. Specific properties that they considered were its antioxidant, anti-proliferative, apoptosis induction,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news