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Cancer Survivors Face Tough Road Long After Treatment Ends

Study shows they're at increased risk of psychological distress years later THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer survivors are more likely than their healthy peers to suffer serious psychological distress such as anxiety and depression, even a decade after treatment ends, new r...

Many Cancer Survivors Don't Adopt Healthy Lifestyle

Study finds just 7 percent of older survivors meet diet, exercise guidelines MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Most older, long-term cancer survivors struggle with good health habits, such as regular exercise and a proper diet, a new study shows. Those who did exercise and eat wel...

Cancer Survivors Launch New Company, TherapEase Cuisine

GREENFIELD, Wis., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- TherapEase Cuisine, Inc. announces the launch of its one-of-a-kind online nutritional service and meal-planning program for cancer patients. The web-based program can be accessed by logging-on to www.therapeasecuisine.com . Founded by can...

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Seeks Breast Cancer Survivors Throughout Pennsylvania

EPHRATA, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) is looking for breast cancer survivors in Pennsylvania to participate in their traveling photo exhibit, "67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania." Exhibit participants are the fac...

Cancer survivors at greater risk of birth complications; special monitoring needed

Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Survivors of childhood cancer run particular risks when pregnant and should be closely monitored, the 25th annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology heard today (Wednesday 1 July). Dr. Sharon Lie Fong, of the Department of Obstetrics...

Unspoken memories of Holocaust survivors find silent and nonpathological expression

A faculty member of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Haifa presented the results of a new research at an international Holocaust conference held at the University of Haifa. The findings presented: Unspoken memories of Holocaust survivors find silent and non-pat...

Stroke survivors report loss of sexual desire, blurred gender roles, anger and fatigue

Suffering a stroke can have a profound effect on relationships and lead to significant changes in how couples relate to each other on a physical, psychological, social and emotional level, according a study in the June issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing . Researchers from Northern Irelan...

Hodgkin lymphoma survivors have increased risk of stroke and transient ischemic attack

Patients treated for Hodgkin lymphoma with radiation therapy have a substantially higher risk of stroke, according to a new study published June 17 online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute . The study was undertaken because information on clinically verified stroke and transien...

Medical Malpractice Survivors Decry Possible Stripping of Rights in President's Health Care Plan

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixty-four survivors of medical malpractice from 21 states sent a letter to President Obama today expressing extreme concern that the rights of medical malpractice victims have become a "political bargaining chip" in the President's efforts to sell his ...

MassMutual Survey: Female Cancer Survivors Better Prepared Financially Than Other Women For Life's Unexpected Events

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who have experienced cancer have some timely advice on National Cancer Survivors Day for women who haven't: it's important -- and comforting -- to get your financial plans in order. That's the lesson suggested by new data from a survey conduct...

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Survivors in Medical Technology

Animals That Cyclone Survivors Depend on Need Help Now

BANGKOK, Thailand, May 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An emergency veterinary team from the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is on stand-by in Thailand awaiting authority to enter cyclone struck Myanmar to assess and then relieve the suffering of thousands of animals that human...

GAA Calls on Secretary Clinton to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence During Her Africa Trip

...urvive physical, sexual, or emotional abuse in her lifetime. One in five will survive rape or attempted rape, and around 50% of female sexual assault survivors are 15 years or younger at the time of their attack. In addition, 10% of boys worldwide are sexually abused before they turn 18. In some countries, ...

Cardiovascular Fitness Not Affected by Cancer Treatment

... GUMC Researchers Identify Simple Test To Help survivors Start Exercise Routine Based on Current Cardiovasc...ire/ -- The cardiovascular fitness level of cancer survivors is not affected by many standard cancer therapies,...and treatments varied. Overall, 33 percent of the survivors were sedentary and 67 percent reported being physi...

Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research

...uals participating in total. Each team will have at least two members from patient advocacy groups to ensure that the perspective of the patients and survivors they represent will be integrated into the research on an ongoing basis. The teams are listed below in alphabetical order according to the name...

New MADIT II Clinical Data Analysis Shows Long-Term Survival Benefit for Implantable Defibrillator Therapy

...ponsored exclusively by Boston Scientific, was designed to determine whether ICDs improve survival when compared to drug therapy alone in heart attack survivors with moderate impairment of the left ventricle, the heart's main pumping chamber. Initial results published in the New England Journal of Medicine (M...

AGA Medical Corporation Launches Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Program Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi

...hysical challenges that experiencing a stroke can lead to. My hope is that the content of the program developed with AGA Medical may help other stroke survivors achieve a positive recovery. That is why this effort is so important to me." AGA Medical announced its partnership with Tedy Bruschi in December...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Makes Unprecedented Research and Local Program Grants

...n for the Cure(R) and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Ko...

Video: The Looming Crisis in Cancer Drug Development: 97% of Adult Cancer Patients Do Not Take Advantage of Clinical Trial Programs

...evention and cure of cancer. The membership includes more than 28,000 basic, translational, and clinical researchers, healthcare professionals' cancer survivors and advocates in the United States and 80 other countries. AACR marshals the full spectrum of expertise from the cancer community to accelerate progre...

Bioimpedance Spectroscopy is More Accurate and Reliable Than Other Methods of Subclinical Assessment of Lymphedema in Breast Cancer Patients, According to Paper Published in Journal of Clinical Oncology

...nt to 40 percent of patients with breast cancer develop lymphedema, and that it often occurs within the first two years after surgery. For some cancer survivors and others at risk, a low level lymphedema can occur 10 years to 15 years following the initial primary treatment and develop into a condition that ha...

'Hibernation-On-Demand' Drug Hydrogen Sulfide Significantly Improves Survival After Extreme Blood Loss

...untreated animals steadily grew metabolically weaker from blood loss until the point of death. Functional and behavioral testing among the long-term survivors (those that lived more than two weeks after hemorrhage) showed no observable defects. In fact, the rodents that were bred produced normal-sized litter...
Survivors in Medical Dictionary

Thromboembolism

...fter hip or knee surgery, and thrombosis ... Freedom from thromboembolism was 91% (95% CI = 77% to 98%) at 20 years. ... of 256 hospital survivors suffered from a clinically significant thromboembolism . ... A comparison of three months of anticoagulation with extended anticoagulation for a ...

Stroke

...isease. It affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. ... Acute and Preventative Treatments of Stroke ... Close to 5 million stroke survivors are managing their health today. ... System Health Center Stroke Health Center. Email a ... Stroke Treatment Window Widens ... Journal on cere...

Sexual Assault

... Awareness Month is an annual event in ... Treatment guidelines for sexually transmitted diseases, from CDC's Division of STD ... Examinations of survivors of sexual assault should be conducted by an ... Sexual Assault Resources. Stalking Resources. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. About Domestic Violence ....

Rape

... a "family friend" at the age ... By David G. Curtis. The Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico (RCCCNM) provides support and advocacy to survivors of sexual assault and abuse throughout Central New Mexico, and ... ...

Prevention

...te the well-being of children and ... Prevention Action ... http:// prevention .psu.edu /EPISCenter ... Learn about prevention , counseling for survivors of sexual violence and crisis centers. ... Division of Violence Prevention , NCIPC, CDC, HHS. Phone: (770) 488-4362 ... Cancer prevention inf...

Polio

...ile paralysis), used to strike ... It should be noted that many polio survivors were too young to remember the ... Also, a reported history of nonparalytic...Post- Polio Health newsletter Handbook on the Late Effects ... For Polio survivors For Families and Friends For Health Professionals ... ...

Grief

...an reignite your grief . Learn to cope, heal. ... Feelings of grief may return annually on the anniversary of your ... The grief of suicide survivors is unique. Grief following a ... Grief is as old as mankind but is one of the most neglected of human problems. ... Grief is a multi-faceted...

Electrical injury

...ctrical injury unless there is immediate danger such ... Behavioral Consequences of Lightning and Electrical Injury ... DIFFERENCES BETWEEN survivors OF LIGHTNING AND ELECTRICAL INJURIES ... electrical injuries eventually involve litigation for negligence, product ... The exact pathophys...

Cutaneous

... can be removed surgically with wide margins of ... Cutaneous anthrax is an infection of the skin due to direct contact with the ... Seven survivors had confirmed cases of cutaneous anthrax. ... ... on Cutaneous (Skin) ... An uncommon cutaneous (skin) infection due to a bacterium ... C...

Cutaneous anthrax

...x is an infection of the skin due to direct contact with the ... Seven survivors had confirmed cases of cutaneous anthrax . ... Cutaneous anthrax ...x is an infection of the skin due to direct contact with the ... Seven survivors had confirmed cases of cutaneous anthrax . ... Cutaneous anthrax ...
Survivors in Biological News

Most older long-term cancer survivors have poor health habits

A new study finds that most older long-term cancer survivors who are interested in diet and exercise actually have poor health habits. The study also reveals that those survivors who do exercise and watch their diet have improved physical health and quality of life. Published in the September 1, ...

More than a million cancer survivors declining care due to cost concerns

CAREFREE, A.Z. - More than a million cancer survivors living in the United States are foregoing what they believe is necessary medical care due to the cost, and Hispanics and African-Americans are twice as likely to go without services, according to data presented at the American Association for C...

1918 flu antibodies resurrected from elderly survivors

Ninety years after the sweeping destruction of the 1918 flu pandemic, researchers at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt have recovered antibodies to the virus from elderly survivors of the original outbreak. In addition to revealing the surprisingly long-lasting immunity to ...

Scientists uncork a potential secret of red wine's health benefits

...ecturer on the faculty of medicine at Glasgow Biomedical Research Centre in Scotland and one of the researchers involved in the work. "Moreover, many survivors of sepsis develop a very low quality of life due to the damage that inflammation causes to several internal organs. The ultimate goal of our study wa...

Surviving mass extinction by leading a double life

...ght that all modern planktic foraminifers were descended from the few lucky survivors of the meteor impact that wiped out the dinosaurs and 65 to 70 per cent of ...e relative safety of the sea-floor. When the oceans returned to normal, the survivors were able to recolonise the ocean surface once more. The research, carri...

Debate on admin. of magnesium sulfate to pregnant women to prevent cerebral palsy in pre-term infants

... conducted and reported. The results of these trials provide strong support for the utilization of MgSO4 to lower the risk of cerebral palsy among the survivors of early preterm birth. In the United States, the use of MgSO4 for fetal neuroprotection has the potential to prevent 1000 cases of handicapping cereb...

University of Florida study provides insight into evolution of first flowers

...t the study highlights the importance of studying primitive flowering plants such as the avocado to gain insight into the early history of the flower. survivors of ancient lineages represent a crucial link to the first flowers and provide insight that cannot be obtained by studying highly derived models such a...

Evidence of the 'Lost World' -- did dinosaurs survive the end Cretaceous extinctions?

...l", but we already know that flying theropod dinosaurs (more generally referred to as birds) and crocodiles survived, so the possibility of pockets of survivors of other types of dinosaur is not quite as far fetched as it might sound. Finding conclusive evidence, however, is a difficult matter when the crime s...

Two-day symposium in Baltimore to tackle the promises and perils of proton radiotherapy

...ill be considered. The process of creating proton beams also generates a large number of neutrons -- which may cause secondary cancers. Studies of survivors of the Hiroshima bomb, who received large doses of neutrons, will be presented to assess this risk. Members of the public health community will joi...

Targeted drug therapy prevents exercise-induced arrhythmias

...d the drug's effects in pediatric patients as a follow-up to a large clinical trial in adults that showed increased rates of death among heart attack survivors who had ventricular arrhythmias. Fish and his colleagues found an unexpectedly high frequency of pro-arrhythmia among young patients. "So for 20 yea...
Survivors in Biological Technology

Brain Fitness Program Offers Hope for Breast Cancer Survivors Suffering From 'Chemobrain'

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at 28th annual National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) Conference in New York City this weekend will present data to help physicians understand more about cognitive remediation training in breast cancer survivors affected by "Chemobrain". Ch...

Coaching available for business-plan contest survivors

Organizers of the statewide Wisconsin business-plan contest this year intend to provide more mentorship to the entrepreneurial hopefuls who survive the first round than they did during the inaugural competition in 2004. Now that the submission deadline for initial abstracts of business ideas h...

Data Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine 2009 Annual Meeting Supports Potential of Peregrine's Cotara(R) for the Treatment of Brain Cancer

...trials, Cotara has been well tolerated, and we continue to see longer- term survivors among the treated patients. We are very pleased to have the opportunity to...d accumulation of the drug to the tumor have been excellent and longer-term survivors (greater than one year from the time of Cotara treatment) have been observe...

Oncothyreon announces clinical data from three product candidates presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

...ter the first year of treatment. There was no evidence of autoimmune reactions with prolonged use. "We are very pleased that this group of long-term survivors with advanced NSCLC has been able to continue to receive Stimuvax with apparent safety for up to eight years," said Robert L. Kirkman, M.D., President...

Intercell Announces European Approval of New Vaccine, IXIARO(R), to Prevent Japanese Encephalitis

...,000 individuals a year, causing 10,000 to 15,000 deaths (both probably an underestimate due to underreporting and other factors). Up to 50 percent of survivors have persistent neurological sequelae. Japanese Encephalitis is the leading cause of viral neurological disease and disability in Asia and the most im...

Intercell to Host Conference Call and Webcast Today on FDA Approval of IXIARO(R) Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine

...,000 individuals a year, causing 10,000 to 15,000 deaths (both probably an underestimate due to underreporting and other factors). Up to 50 percent of survivors have persistent neurological sequelae. Japanese Encephalitis is the leading cause of viral neurological disease and disability in Asia and the most im...

Intercell Announces FDA Approval of IXIARO(R), a Novel Vaccine to Prevent Japanese Encephalitis

...l in approximately 30 percent of those who show symptoms and leaves half of survivors with permanent brain damage. As there is no specific treatment for JE, vacc...underestimate due to underreporting and other factors). Up to 50 percent of survivors have persistent neurological sequelae. Japanese Encephalitis is the leading...

European Commission Approves EFIENT(R) (prasugrel) for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome Undergoing PCI

...om clumping, which can result in clogged arteries and may lead to heart attack. "The approval of Efient helps to meet an important medical need. survivors of heart attacks have a substantial risk of suffering from one or more additional heart attacks," said John C. Lechleiter, Ph.D., chairman, president ...

Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer Initiative Expands to Help Cancer Patients Access Broad Spectrum of Cancer Resources and Services

...e Amgen Tour of California In honor of cancer survivors everywhere with the spotlight on one special local...research and end the stigma about cancer that many survivors face. We connect people and communities to drive s...er advocacy organization founded by and for cancer survivors more than 20 years ago. Its priorities are to adv...

BioStorage Technologies Partners with Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center in Breast Cancer Research Initiative

...omen for the Cure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like...
Survivors in Biological Definition

Apoptosis

...age foreign antigen. Those that fail in this test, amounting to about 97% of the freshly produced T cells, are committed to programmed cell death. The survivors are tested as well for potentially damaging autoimmune reactions, and those that show high affinity to healthy self antigen are killed via apoptosis. ...

Species

...dash;however slight—that make them slightly better adapted to the environment. If these variable traits are heritable, then the offspring of the survivors will also possess them. Thus, over many generations, adaptive variations will accumulate in the population, while counter-adaptive will be eliminated....
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