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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Tag: lung cancer

Cancer diagnosis tied to increased suicide risk

Cancer Diagnosis Tied to Increased Suicide Risk

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Despite improved survival rates for many cancers, a diagnosis can still be very distressing and may raise a patient's risk of...
A combination photo shows Ph.D. James P. Allison of MD Anderson Cancer Center and Kyoto University Professor Tasuku Honjo in Kyoto

Scientists behind Game-Changing Cancer Immunotherapies Win Nobel Medicine Prize

By Simon Johnson and Kate Kelland STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters)  American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday...
Logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel

Roche’s Tecentriq, Trailing Rival Drugs, Lifts Lung Cancer Survival

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters)  A drug cocktail with Roche's Tecentriq added two months to small-cell lung cancer patients' lives, according to a study, aiding the...
A cancer patient pushes his drip stand as he walks down the hallway of a hospital in Beijing

Cancer Deaths Rise to 9.6 Million as Populations Grow and Age

By Health and Science Correspondent Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) Cancer will claim the lives of 9.6 million people in 2018, accounting for one in eight...
Tour guide Shiga and a tourist check radiation levels at Joroku Park, near TEPCO's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Namie town

Japan Acknowledges First Radiation Death among Fukushima Workers

TOKYO (Reuters)  Japan has acknowledged for the first time that a worker at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami more...
Logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel

Study Preserves Hopes for Roche’s Tecentriq in Lung Cancer

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters)  Swiss drugmaker Roche's hopes of having the first immunotherapy cocktail to be approved as an initial treatment for an aggressive form...
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