Weed-killing wheat and cancer-causing oats for breakfast, anyone? FDA suspiciously turns blind eye to glyphosate testing of U.S. grains
(Natural News) Finally admitting that American conventional corn and soy are laced with deadly glyphosate, the FDA still has yet to admit that two major grains consumed by at least a 100 million Americans daily are also coated with carcinogenic weed killer. Glyphosate doesn’t just kill weeds, it’s a pre-harvest drying agent for wheat and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the secret to surviving cancer could well be inside YOUR medicine cabinet
When Jane McLelland from Fulham was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cervical cancer aged 35, doctors gave her a one-in-20 chance of surviving five years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Imaging collaboration sheds new light on cancer growth
(Walter and Eliza Hall Institute) Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have uncovered new insights into how the normal controls on cell growth are lost in cancer cells, leading to rapid tumour expansion. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 28, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Common Blood Pressure Medication Linked To Increased Risk Of Lung Cancer
Based on results of a study published earlier this week in The BMJ, angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitors were associated with an increased risk of lung cancer, compared with a similar, but distinct type of blood pressure medication known as angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs). (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Nutrition in the ICU; Organic Foods and Cancer: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- Topics also include the benefits of cardiovascular fitness and denials of coverage for ED visits (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 27, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Cancer warning - the five most common signs of cancer you should know about
CANCER symptoms vary depending on which part of the body is affected by a tumour. You could spot the signs of cancer earlier by being aware of the symptoms. These are the most common warning signs of cancer that you should know about. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mangoes for digestive health: A compound found in the fruit was found to be effective against H. pylori
(Natural News) The next big thing in cancer treatment might just come from a fruit we all know — mangoes. A study published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines revealed that mangiferin, a bioactive compound found in mangoes, may reduce the likelihood of gastric cancer induced by the bacteria Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). In... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pesticide contamination in cannabis is a big problem: Here's what you need to know
(Natural News) As medical marijuana regulations loosen around the nation, more and more people are turning to cannabis for its health benefits. As people find relief from issues ranging from epilepsy to cancer, they might also be inadvertently creating other health problems for themselves thanks to the big problem of pesticide contamination in cannabis. Because... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Finding and treating breast cancer sooner
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to reflect on new, individualized approaches to detecting and treating a cancer that affects 1 in 8 American women. Deborah Rhodes, M.D. and her Mayo Clinic colleagues are working to identify the best targeted screening tools and guidelines for women with a higher risk of developing breast [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 27, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Cancer Survival Higher in Teens, Young Adults Than Other Groups
Long - term data show teens, young adults had temporary dip in cancer survival due to HIV/AIDS (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 27, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pediatrics, AIDS, Journal, Source Type: news

ASTRO: Long - Term Benefit for Stereotactic Radn in Prostate CA
Trials show high survival rates, freedom from recurrence for low - , intermediate - risk prostate cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 27, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Urology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Managing Anxiety and Depression in Cancer Patients
Dr. William Pirl speaks withCancer Network about cancer patients'moods influencing their well-being and survival. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: William Pirl, MD Source Type: news

Could Low-Risk Breast Cancer Patients Benefit From Shorter Trastuzumab Treatment?
A subgroup analysis of Short-HER looked at the differences in 5-year DFS rates for 9 weeks vs 1 year of trastuzumab for HER2+ breast cancer patients. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

No De-escalation of Therapy for HPV+ Throat Cancer No De-escalation of Therapy for HPV+ Throat Cancer
De-escalating therapy by using cetuximab with radiotherapy did not improve side effects and, more importantly, had worse survival compared with chemoradiotherapy for patients with good prognosis HPV+ throat cancers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

RTOG 1016: Cisplatin Still Standard for HPV-Related Oral Cancer RTOG 1016: Cisplatin Still Standard for HPV-Related Oral Cancer
Cisplatin plus radiation therapy was superior to cetuximab/radiation therapy for all endpoints, but toxicity burden is much higherMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

UMMC's cancer center expansion comes as patient numbers grow
News of a $175 million expansion to the University of Maryland's cancer center comes as the hospital continues to see "tremendous" growth in the number of cancer patients it treats each year, officials said Thursday. Patients receiving care at the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center has tripled since 2004, according to Kevin J. Cullen, the center's director. More than 3,000 patients underwent cancer treatments at the University of Maryland Medical Center campus in Baltimore… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Amanda Yeager Source Type: news

ASTRO: Long-Term Benefit for Stereotactic Radn in Prostate CA
FRIDAY, Oct. 26, 2018 -- For men with low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer (PCa), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) seems safe and effective in the long term, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cancer Survival Higher in Teens, Young Adults Than Other Groups
FRIDAY, Oct. 26, 2018 -- Overall, cancer survival among adolescents and young adults (AYAs) has consistently exceeded that of other age groups except during the HIV/AIDS epidemic, according to a study published Oct. 15 in the Journal of the National... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

False hope for cancer patients: Report slams hospitals for 'deceitful' tear-jerking ads
Almost all of 50 cancer hospitals that spend the most money on advertising use patient testimonials that feature survivors of cancers that are rarely cured, misleading patients, a new report claims. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IASLC advocates CT lung cancer screening
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) has emphasized...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New decision aids may revamp CT lung cancer screening CT lung screening reduces cancer mortality in men by 26% Access to CT lung screening varies by population density Are patients adequately informed about CT lung screening? More CT screening may be needed for high-risk smokers (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Woman who live-streamed breast cancer surgery shares message for others
50-year-old Sonia Johnson offered an inside look from the operating room for about 27 minutes (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASTRO: Stereotactic Ablative RT OK for RCC in Solitary Kidneys
Local control, cancer - specific survival at two years similar for patients with solitary, bilateral kidneys (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nephrology, Oncology, Radiology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best remedies for neuropathy from chemo?
Neuropathy from chemo can cause tingling and numbness in the hands and feet. It is a side effect of the chemotherapy drug that a person uses in their cancer treatment. Learn more about the best remedies for neuropathy from chemo, including natural and alternative remedies, such as vitamins, massage, and acupuncture. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

What your FEET say about your health - and what will happen if you ignore it, a doctor reveals
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Dawn Harper, an NHS doctor from Gloucestershire, reveals warning signs in the look and smell of feet. Common symptoms can get as serious as skin cancer, she says. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Guardian view on misinformation: a moral problem | Editorial
Those seeking to deceive politicians and the public know distraction works better than outright fraudMost of the recent worries over the spread of propaganda have concentrated on the use of social media: WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have all beenrightly criticised for their use in spreading misinformation. Less attention, perhaps, has been given to the content of the messages and the strategy behind their use. The template for many modern campaigns of disinformation was invented by the tobacco industry as it fought against the mounting evidence that it was selling a product that killed its users.The “tobac...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 26, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Science Journalism, publishing and public relations Climate change Tobacco industry Source Type: news

Scientists And Parents Band Together To Research Cures For Rare Childhood Cancer
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Esther Landhuis Source Type: news

Atrophic-Gastritis Grade Adequate for Stratifying Gastric Cancer Risk Atrophic-Gastritis Grade Adequate for Stratifying Gastric Cancer Risk
Mucosal-atrophy grade alone can be used to stratify gastric-cancer risk, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Philips launches all-in-one breast ultrasound system
Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) said yesterday it launched an all-in-one breast assessment solution designed for use with its Epiq and Affiniti ultrasound systems. The newly launched solution, which has received CE Mark approval in the European Union and FDA 510(k) clearance in the US, is intended for the assessment, monitoring and treatment of breast diseases, the Amsterdam-based company said. “Ultrasound plays an increasingly important role in breast cancer screening and assessment, helping to detect lesions that mammography alone may not find. Philips is committed to developing the tools clinicians need to deliver t...
Source: Mass Device - October 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Ultrasound Women's Health royalphilips Source Type: news

The top 10 medical disruptors of 2019
[Image from unsplash.com]The Cleveland Clinic for the past 16 years has predicted what the top 10 medical disruptors will be for the following year. The health provider seeks input from 150 to 200 of its physicians, hailing from each of its institutes. The result is 300 to 400 suggestions, which the clinic then narrows down to 150. After that, 20 physicians meet and vote the list down to the top 10. The criteria to be considered a disruptor is that it has to be so innovative that it could change healthcare in a significant way in the next year. The Cleveland Clinic announced this year’s top 10 list at its Clevel...
Source: Mass Device - October 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Cardiac Assist Devices Cardiac Implants Cardiovascular Diagnostics Featured Hospital Care Imaging mHealth (Mobile Health) Neurological Pharmaceuticals Surgical AI artificial intelligence Cancer Cleveland Clinic MedTech opio Source Type: news

New Model to Estimate Time to Metastasis in Breast Cancer New Model to Estimate Time to Metastasis in Breast Cancer
A novel method helps estimate the risk for disease progression for women with early breast cancer and may apply to other tumor types.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer: New approach may prolong survival
Pancreatic cancer is often treatment-resistant, but new light shed in a mouse study has 'more than doubled survival' and may lead to new therapies. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pancreatic Cancer Source Type: news

Karmanos physicians named Hour Detroit's 2018 Top Doctors
(Source: Karmanos Cancer Institute)
Source: Karmanos Cancer Institute - October 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Men can also be diagnosed with breast cancer. Check out the @US_FDA ’ s information regarding breast cancer in men, available treatments and counseling options: https://go.usa.gov/xPPpx   ) #MedicalDevice #BreastCancerAwarenessMonthpic.twitter.com/aZBjgCGsB1
Men can also be diagnosed with breast cancer. Check out the @US_FDA’s information regarding breast cancer in men, available treatments and counseling options: https://go.usa.gov/xPPpx  ) #MedicalDevice #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth pic.twitter.com/aZBjgCGsB1 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - October 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Woman who live-streamed breast cancer surgery saw opportunity to "pay it forward"
Around one in eight American women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Texas doctors performed breast cancer surgery Thursday on 50-year-old Sonia Johnson. She broadcasted her surgery live on the hospital's Facebook page to raise awareness. Sonia and her surgeon, Dr. Allison DiPasquale, join "CBS This Morning" from Dallas to discuss the surgery. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gilbert selected for company's third cancer outpatient facility in metro Phoenix
Cancer center operator has already opened facilities this year in Phoenix and Scottsdale. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Gilbert selected for company's third cancer outpatient facility in metro Phoenix
Cancer center operator has already opened facilities this year in Phoenix and Scottsdale. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

ASTRO: Oropharynx CA Survival Rates Worse With RT/Cetuximab
FRIDAY, Oct. 26, 2018 -- For patients with locoregionally advanced human papillomavirus (HPV)-related oropharynx cancer, radiation/cetuximab results in inferior overall and progression-free survival versus radiation/cisplatin, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HSJ Weekly Catch Up: NHSI's new procurement model, pressurised accountants and A&E cancer diagnosis battle
Your essential update on health for the week. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 26, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

SABR: Strong Contender for Treating Solitary Kidney Cancer SABR: Strong Contender for Treating Solitary Kidney Cancer
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) provides good local control and causes minimal kidney damage in patients for whom preservation of kidney function is of paramount importance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Common drug may increase lung cancer risk
According to a recent study, a common drug used to treat blood pressure might increase the risk of lung cancer when it is taken over a long period of time. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lung Cancer Source Type: news

Prostate cancer: Symptoms can be confused with prostate enlargement - when to see a GP
PROSTATE cancer is the most common type of cancer in men in the UK, but symptoms can be confused with non-cancerous conditions, putting many men off seeing a doctor. Do you know what symptoms and signs to look out for? Here ’s when to seek treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer: Symptoms can be confused with this common issue - when to seek treatment
PROSTATE cancer is the most common type of cancer in men in the UK, but symptoms can be confused with non-cancerous conditions, putting many men off seeing a doctor. Do you know what symptoms and signs to look out for? Here ’s when to seek treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: Do you know the signs and symptoms? When to seek treatment
PROSTATE cancer is the most common type of cancer in men in the UK. Do you know what symptoms and signs to look out for? Here ’s when to seek treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast-Feeding Is Good for the Mother, and Not Just the Baby
Women who breast-feed are less likely to develop breast cancer, ovarian cancer, Type 2 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis and may have improved cardiovascular health. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Breast Cancer Breastfeeding Women and Girls Ovarian Cancer Pregnancy and Childbirth Diabetes Babies and Infants Parenting Infant Formulas Source Type: news

South Africa:Shock Study - Eating Fish From the Klip River Can Give You Cancer
[News24Wire] The sharptooth catfish ( Clarias gariepinus ) - a source of food for people living along the Klip River in Gauteng - contains high levels of toxins that can cause cancer if eaten regularly. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Summiting Mount Kilimanjaro after cancer diagnosis: Reporter's notebook
I realized I wasn’t jinxing my health to believe I could be stronger than before cancer. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What you should know about pancreatic cancer
Pancreatic cancer accounts for 3 percent of all cancers in the United States. It can be difficult to manage because symptoms often do not appear until the later stages. However, treatment is available, and some lifestyle choices can reduce the risk of developing it. Find out more about this type of cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pancreatic Cancer Source Type: news

NHS England 'should look beyond big killer diseases'
The lead researcher on a landmark public health study has said NHS England must look beyond cancer and heart disease and invest in preventing back pain, skin diseases and poor mental health which are leading causes of ill health. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 26, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Resistance to Osimertinib in EGFR-Mutant Lung Cancers Resistance to Osimertinib in EGFR-Mutant Lung Cancers
Multimodality molecular analyses are used to evaluate three cases of acquired resistance to osimertinib.JCO Precision Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news