Otis Brawley

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Name: Otis Brawley
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

When to Say No to Your Doctor

Credit: Photograph by Adam LeveyIt's been a couple of years, so you decide to see your primary-care physician for a physical.You feel fine, but it's the responsible thing to do. You get your blood pressure measured and your blood drawn. Within a few days ... [Published Mens Journal - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

By Tara HaelleTUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About 14.5 million U.S. cancer survivors are alive today, compared to just 3 million in 1971, the American Association for Cancer Research reported Tuesday.These individuals amount to 4 percent ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Man Survives Rare Cancer Thanks to New 'Targeted' Therapy

James "Rocky" Lagno received experimental "molecular targeted" therapy to help treat lung cancer. Mark Wilson/AACR ShareMore ABC news videos | Latest world news CopyJames “Rocky” Lagno was so sick that doctors only gave him about a year to ... [Published ABC News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer

Font SizeAAA But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progressWebMD News from HealthDayBy Tara HaelleHealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About 14.5 million U.S. cancer survivors are alive today, compared to just 3 ... [Published WebMD - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Prostate cancer activists launch 'the finger' campaign to stem decline in testing

This foam cutout is part of the Pennsylvania Prostate Cancer Coalition’s Don’t Fear the Finger campaign, which urges men to talk to their doctors about prostate cancer screening. Screening usually includes the digital rectal exam. Credit: Pennsylvania ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

September 11 Responders Diagnosed With Rare Cancer Denied Health Insurance

Thousands of firefighters, police officers, contractors and civilians continue to be diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer 13 years after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, but some are being denied health insurance because their cancers were diagnosed ... [Published Opposing Views - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

When ignorance of disease is bliss

People who don't know they have health problems rate their own health as good, according to a new study, but their self-image worsens when they're aware of their diagnosis.Based on a large population survey in Norway, the authors say that increased use ... [Published News24 - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Healthcare Cost Cutting Starts With You and You and You

The healthcare party is over.Whether you are a young doctor starting out your career with less money pouring into your bank, a health plan forced to spend at least 80 percent of every premium dollar on actual patient care, a citizen "incentivized" to ... [Published Health Leaders - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Florida Prostate Cancer Specialist Challenges Robotic Surgical System

A prominent Florida prostate cancer specialist is leading a groundswell of physicians and prostate cancer patients challenging the efficacy of a popular robotic surgical treatment marketed and promoted into near ubiquitous use in hospitals across the ... [Published Surgical Products - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Someone You Love - The HPV Epidemic

New film details the growing epidemic of the 21st century.INDIANAPOLIS, IN, August 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- This year's Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis will include the documentary " " a full-length film about the epidemic of the 21st century, ... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Good neighbors are good for your heart

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean one causes the ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Video Games, Mercury, Cancer
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Making meal of Noakes diet

TAKING FLAK: Professor Tim Noakes inside the Sports Science Institute in Cape Town. Picture: ESA ALEXANDERPROFESSOR Tim Noakes, an A-rated sports scientist, is once again embroiled in a dispute over his high fat and low carbohydrate diet.This time it ... [Published Herald Live - Aug 15 2014]

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When to Say No to Your Doctor [Published Mens Journal - Sep 19 2014]
Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer [Published WebMD - Sep 16 2014]
Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 16 2014]
1 in 25 Americans Is Cancer Survivor: Report [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 16 2014]
Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, ... [Published US News & World Report - Sep 16 2014]
Man Survives Rare Cancer Thanks to New 'Targete... [Published ABC News - Sep 16 2014]
Prostate cancer activists launch 'the finger' c... [Published Philly.com - Sep 15 2014]
September 11 Responders Diagnosed With Rare Can... [Published Opposing Views - Sep 12 2014]
When ignorance of disease is bliss [Published News24 - Sep 04 2014]
Healthcare Cost Cutting Starts With You and You... [Published Health Leaders - Sep 03 2014]
Prostate cancer: should PSA screening be routine? [Published Medical News Today - Sep 03 2014]
Florida Prostate Cancer Specialist Challenges R... [Published Surgical Products - Aug 29 2014]
Someone You Love - The HPV Epidemic [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Aug 28 2014]
Good neighbors are good for your heart [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 22 2014]
Cancer Screening Is Losing 'Luster,' Says Critic [Published Diabetes Care - Aug 20 2014]
Voice for Humanity: Repairing the Moral Fabric ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 19 2014]
Making meal of Noakes diet [Published Herald Live - Aug 15 2014]
Noakes in cancer claim row [Published Times Live South Africa - Aug 14 2014]
U.S. and European Soft Tissue Repair Device Mar... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 14 2014]
Cancer rising? The numbers don’t tell a new story [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Feb 04 2014]
A half-century of progress on smoking [Published Observer-Reporter - Jan 22 2014]
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Cancer rising? The numbers don’t tell a new story [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Feb 04 2014]
When I first saw the headline “ Childhood Cancer on the Rise ,” it triggered my journalistic salivary glands. Sad news, sure — but it could also settle an old debate, I thought. Cancer rates have been edging up over the years, which gives some credence ...
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