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Lee Zeldin, NY’s likely GOP gov nominee, confirms leukemia battle

Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin, the likely Republican nominee in next year’s governor’s race, said Saturday that he has been diagnosed with cancer — and is in remission after nine months of treatment. “My health is phenomenal and I continue to operate at 110%,” Zeldin, 41, said in a statement...
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NBC Miami

‘Celebration of Life' Honoring Auto Dealer Magnate Rick Case

A celebration of life event was held for late car dealer magnate Rick Case at The Boca Raton ahead of the anniversary of his passing. The event was held Saturday and featured a cruise down memory lane with memorabilia of the late businessman and philanthropist. Rick Case, who helped build...
BOCA RATON, FL
danspapers.com

Zeldin Reveals He Had Cancer, Is in Remission

Get our Hamptons Insider newsletters delivered direct to you. U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), the GOP gubernatorial frontrunner whose congressional district covers the East End, was diagnosed last fall with cancer that is now in remission, the congressman confirmed Saturday. He was diagnosed in November with early stage chronic myeloid...
SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY
Freethink

mRNA cancer treatment shrinks tumors in mice

An mRNA cancer treatment already in human trials has proven incredibly effective in mice, shrinking tumors in 85% of the rodents treated and stopping their growth in 100%. The challenge: Our bodies naturally produce small proteins called ​​cytokines. Some cytokines can help our immune systems fight cancer, so researchers have started making those proteins in the lab and then administering them to cancer patients.
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Sandusky Register

Cancer survivor giving back

NORWALK — A cancer survivor is helping those going through the same experience. Norwalk resident Becky DeBartolo was diagnosed with stage four endometrial cancer in October 2017. She received treatment from the Cleveland Clinic, including at the Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center Judith and Richard Kinzel Campus in Sandusky. Giving back.
NORWALK, OH

Some Degenerated Blood Cells’ DNA Reveals Therapy-Specific Mutation Patterns

Chemotherapeutic drugs kill tumor cells and kill healthy cells, which may lead to leukemia, for example. Using platinum-containing chemotherapeutics has been discovered by scientists to induce blood cell mutations in the usual way. Other chemotherapeutic drugs lacked these signs, although there was a strong correlation between treatment duration and therapy-specific alterations in subsequent metastases.
Fox News

Lee Zeldin in 'complete remission' following leukemia treatment

Rep. Lee. Zeldin, R-N.Y., announced Saturday he is in "complete remission" after receiving treatment from being diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) last November. "Through early detection, last November, I was diagnosed with early stage chronic myeloid leukemia. I then began treatment with an immediately positive response and no side effects," Zeldin said in a statement. "Over the last 9 months, I have achieved complete remission, am expected to live a normal life, and my doctor says I currently have no evidence of this disease in my system. My health is phenomenal and I continue to operate at 110%."
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kttn.com

Quilt to be raffled off at halftime of Chillicothe Football Game with proceeds to benefit cancer patients

The Professional Firefighters of Chillicothe Local 2460 and the Livingston County Assistance Program have done boot blocks and will raffle off a donated cancer quilt to support cancer patients. They are also selling cancer awareness T-shirts. Chillicothe Mayor Theresa Kelly has signed a proclamation declaring October 22nd as Cancer Awareness...
CHILLICOTHE, MO
KFYR-TV

Brave the Shave main event in Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - Brave the Shave held its main event today at the YMCA to help in the fight against pediatric cancer. Attendance was a little lower than in 2019, but spirits were high for both first time attendees and experienced shavers. One team leader knows the difficulty of losing a child, but said seeing dozens of people participating is inspiring.
BISMARCK, ND
kxnet.com

Brave the Shave raises $150,000 for cancer patients and family assistance

Volunteers in Bismarck are shaving their heads and making donations to help the Brave The Shave Fundraiser, which helps children battling cancer and their families with expenses. “We’ll pay medical bills, we’ll pay electric bills, whatever there need is,” Brave The Shave Director Angie Eggl said. The organization has been...
BISMARCK, ND
ajmc.com

Liver Cancer Rising in Rural Parts of the United States

Although some cancers are falling for rural US residents, liver cancer is on the rise, a new study has found. A recent study found that the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is slowing in urban areas but rising in rural ones. The study, from the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center,...
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cancernetwork.com

Potential New Standard of Care in First-Line Cervical Cancer May Include Pembrolizumab Plus Chemotherapy Combo

Patients with cervical cancer receiving pembrolizumab plus chemotherapy with or without bevacizumab in the frontline setting had improvement in overall survival, potentially representing a new standard of care regimen. The phase 3 KEYNOTE-826 trial (NCT036355667) indicated improved survival and repose rates when patients with cervical cancer receiving treatment in the...
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