Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Horse Competition Supports Cancer Cure

It was a show of strength Sunday at the TNT Stables — by the horses and riders, as well as the community working to rein in cancer. Each year thousands of people in communities across the country walk or run in the Relay for Life to raise money for the American Cancer Society. This group put its...
June 8th, 2009 | News | Read More

PLASTIC BOTTLES – ARE THEY SAFE?

-By Robert Bazell, NBC News chief science correspondent. For the past few days we have been covering an issue that is generating a lot of concern. Certain types of plastic containers can leech a chemical called bisphenol A (BPA). The chemical can mimic the female hormone estrogen. Given to animals at...
June 8th, 2009 | News | Read More

New Tomorrow Fund Clinic Opens at Hasbro Children’s Hospital

The newly renovated Tomorrow Fund Clinic at Hasbro Children’s Hospital has officially opened to young hematology and oncology patients. The clinic, which was formerly located in the lower level of Hasbro Children’s Hospital, is now located on the first floor, near the main entrance. The...
June 7th, 2009 | News | Read More

US cancer teen ‘to get treatment’

The parents of a US teenager who ran away with his mother after refusing treatment for cancer have said he can now be given chemotherapy. Daniel Hauser, 13, has Hodgkin’s lymphoma and had been warned that he would die without medical attention. But his mother, Colleen, had said her religious beliefs...
May 27th, 2009 | News | Read More

David Cook’s Single,”Permanent” for Charity

Exactly one year after winning the seventh season of American Idol, David Cook returned to the finale stage last night to perform “Permanent,” – a song he wrote with Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida. The studio version of “Permanent” appears on his platinum-selling debut...
May 21st, 2009 | News | Read More

Gender-bending chemicals put baby boys at risk of cancer

Gender-bending chemicals put baby boys at risk of cancer and infertility, report finds unborn baby boys are at greater risk of developing cancer and infertility later in life due to gender-bending chemicals found in food, cosmetics and cleaning products, a new report warns. The chemicals are linked to...
May 13th, 2009 | News | Read More

Mouthwash ‘can cause oral cancer’

Some mouthwashes can contribute to oral cancer and should only be available on prescription, researchers have claimed. They claimed there was now “sufficient evidence” that mouthwashes containing alcohol contribute to an increased risk of the disease that they should be taken off supermarket...
May 11th, 2009 | News | Read More

Stanley Tucci’s Wife of 14 Years Dies After Cancer Battle

Kate Tucci, the wife of Emmy-winning actor Stanley Tucci, has died after battling cancer. Married for 14 years, the couple had three children together. Kate died last week, and a wake was held for her over the weekend. “My wife was an extraordinary person who showed us all what great strength is,”...
May 8th, 2009 | News | Read More

Farrah Fawcett’s cancer in final stage

Farrah Fawcett’s friends are family are preparing to face the inevitable as the actress’ condition worsens during the last stages of her struggle with anal cancer. The reports of Fawcett nearing her death had recently surfaced when she got admitted in a Los Angels hospital but Fawcett was released...
May 8th, 2009 | News | Read More

New Diagnostic Advance Seen For Head, Throat Cancer

ScienceDaily (May 4, 2009) — Pharmacy researchers at Oregon State University today announced the discovery of a genetic regulator that is expressed at higher levels in the most aggressive types of head and neck cancers, in work that may help to identify them earlier or even offer a new therapy at some...
May 5th, 2009 | News | Read More