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Cancer cured headline

Reading this, I’m reminded of imagining flying cars and jet packs back when I was a kid.  How can British scientists arbitrarily pick a date like 2050 for the eradication of cancer?

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Stuart Scott

Most of you have probably heard about the untimely death of ESPN groundbreaking broadcaster, Stuart Scott.  Pattie and I were curious about the type of cancer he had; the media wasn’t focused on that.  WNCN in North Carolina ran a clip about it.  Turns out he had cancer of the appendix.

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Melanoma Stages

The FDA just approved yet another new, late stage melanoma therapy, nivolumab.  That makes a record, mind blowing seven new FDA approved drugs since 2011.

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Its been almost seven years since I was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer.  I’ve been receiving ongoing treatment ever since.

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Statins may possess yet to be discovered anti cancer properties

I noticed this article about statins and cancer after hearing from a fellow multiple myeloma patient earlier this week.  Apparently, using statins can help limit the ruinous effects of long term dexamethasone use, a common myeloma therapy.

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Are Western medical researchers finally starting to catch up with their Eastern counterparts by using compounds occurring in nature to help cure cancer?

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Is an antioxidant-rich diet dangerous for cancer patients?

For years I have been preaching that it’s best for cancer patients to avoid antioxidant supplements, especially during chemotherapy.  Since many blood cancer patients–like me–seem to be on perpetual therapy, I suggested eating a diet rich in antioxidants and stopping there.

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Joan Lunden

This unfortunate turn of events mirrors the real world: over 230,000 American women are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer by year’s end:

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tony gwynn

I work so hard every single day just to stay alive–it drives me crazy when I see someone smoking or overeating.  Add smokeless tobacco to the list.

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Labs

Stories like this aren’t new.  Aside from the human interest angle, maybe there’s a way to really use dog’s abilities to sniff out cancer:

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New breast cancer drug posts exciting Phase 2 results

The mainstream media has embraced palbociclib, a new breast cancer drug that may work against a number of other cancers, too.  Early reports broke on business websites.  This is to be expected.  After all, hope helps stock soar.

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Wednesday and Thursday I ran posts on MultipleMyelomaBlog.com about an important topic for all cancer patients/survivors.  Complimentary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a fast growing wellness category.

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Jim Kelly

I don’t usually post celebrity news here.  But I’ve been a bit overwhelmed lately, deciding to suspend content on our CancerNews.US site for now.  So I’m going to post some of the content here that I would have run there.

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Simon Yeung

I wanted to share Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s helpful guide to help you identify reputable nutritional supplement suppliers:

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