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By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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Routine blood test predicts how long cancer patients will survive

A routine blood test can predict how long cancer patients in palliative care will survive, researchers report at the ESMO Asia 2016 Congress in Singapore. Image/frolicsomepl “Cancer patients in palliative More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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Belgium euthanizes a teen and suddenly Europe cares about parental notification and ‘choices’

A 17-year old became the first child to be euthanized under Belgian’s euthanasia law which was expanded in 2014 and became law in 2002. What is shocking is that journalists are NOW asking tough questions and More...

By Guest Author On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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NFL Players’ $1 Billion Concussion Settlement Put on Hold by Appeal

A proposed $1 billion settlement to the NFL players’ concussion lawsuit is headed to the Supreme Court to answer questions about distribution of the settlement posed by one former player’s family. The family More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Former NYC Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, named Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases by WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) today named former New York City Mayor, Mr Michael R. Bloomberg, as Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs). NCDs (including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Hepatitis B: Risk of liver cancer not reduced after virus clears, according to researchers

Long-term infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) can cause liver inflammation and increase the risk of liver cancer. Researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, however, found that resolving More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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‘Harry Potter’ ‘Die Hard’ star Alan Rickman dead at age 69

Actor Alan Rickman, known for films including Harry Potter, Die Hard and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, has died at the age of 69. The star was suffering from cancer, his family said. He became one of Britain’s More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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European Union’s euthanasia measure fails

Described as a “Written declaration on dignity at the end of life,” the Members of the European Parliament failed to support the euthanasia measure. Life Sites News had more details, quoting this written More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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Exploring High-risk HPV, Testing Options and the Gardasil Vaccine

HPV – or human papillomavirus – is actually a group of viruses with more than 100 different strains or types. More than 30 of these are sexually transmitted, and although it’s relatively benign More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Bristol-Myers Squibb’s, Empliciti, receives approval for the treatment of multiple myeloma

Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted approval for Empliciti (elotuzumab) in combination with two other therapies to treat people with multiple myeloma who have received one to three prior medications. Multiple More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 26th, 2015
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U.S. Сolorectal Сancer Screening Rates Experiment Going Right

Group Health Research Institute, located in Seattle, launched an experiment and sent more than 1000 home stool kits for their patients to test themselves for the signs of the colorectal cancer. It allowed them to More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 23rd, 2015
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Opdivo receives FDA nod to treat advanced form of kidney cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Opdivo (nivolumab) to treat patients with advanced (metastatic) renal cell carcinoma, a form of kidney cancer, who have received a certain type of prior therapy. Photo/Madhero88 More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Annual No-Shave November kicks off to benefit cancer organizations

Thousands of men across the country are ditching the razors and growing their beards for No-Shave November, a month-long campaign to raise awareness and funding for cancer prevention, research and education. An More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Rise of breast cancer among black women prompts Barbara Boxer, Barbara Lee letter

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and U.S. Representative Barbara Lee (both D-CA) today sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell following the release of a study by More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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Ireland teen, Josh Martin, praises God after becoming cancer free

 A teenager from Northern Ireland has been declared cancer-free, and he is giving God the glory. The young man has endured several surgeries, chemotherapy for months and staying in the hospital much of this time. Josh More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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Dear Miss Tennessee, Planned Parenthood doesn’t do mammograms

A Miss America contestant at the pageant is drawing criticism for defending taxpayer funding of the nation’s largest abortion business, Planned Parenthood. The contestant also claimed the abortion company offers More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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Toby Keith’s ‘OK Korral’ set for this weekend to raise funds for pediatric cancer patients

The Schooner Fall Golf Classic to raise Funds for Country Music star Toby Keith’s OK Korral for pediatric cancer patients will take place this weekend at the Belmar Golf Club, 1025 East Indian Hills Rd Norman, More...

By Adam Lee On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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Surgical Procedures Continue to Advance

Every year medical research becomes more advanced. Innovators develop new treatments for all different types of illnesses and injuries. In addition, researchers are always coming up with better ways to perform surgical More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Noah Galloway, Lauren Hill snubbed as Bruce Jenner wins Courage Award

ESPY Awards on Wednesday proved to be more about political correctness and ratings than a true triumph over diversity as Bruce Jenner, now identified as Caitlyn Jenner, was honoed with the Arthur Ashe Award for More...

By Adam Lee On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Creating A Healthier Office Creates a Healthier Business

The human body is an amazing machine that has overcome every evolutionary obstacle to reach its current incarnation. However, as we made the shift from hunter/gatherer types to farmers, merchants, service, and the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Dr Carey Strom on good health, diet, exercise, colonoscopy risks and probiotics

Dr. Carey Strom, founder and lead physician of Tower Digestive Health Medical Group, spoke with Dispatch Radio about a myriad of health, nutrition and dietary topics: celiac disease, testing for food allergies, More...

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