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Black Eye Show host outlines ”What Truly May Be Causing Various Forms of Cancer”

10/06/2011 // Voorhees, New Jersey, United States // BRWHITE // Show Executive Producer Host of the Black Eye Radio Show, B.R. White, communicated to the black community during a recent broadcast to “beware of the FDA program of acceptable levels/limits”. In his quest to help African American families reduce their risk of getting cancer, Host B.R. White explained when the FDA approves a product for store...

Cancer In Our Life Provides Resources to Families

08/31/2011 // Littleton, CO, United States // chellefrancis // Cancer In Our Life Executive director Dana Hall launched the organization Cancer In Our Life after personally experiencing the loss of her husband to cancer in 2010. The organization offers a wealth of information about cancer-related topics, including how to deal with the financial, physical, medical and emotional issues of a loved one’s cancer...

Cancer cells found to have ability to facilitate own death

12/29/2010 // US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk U.S. – A new study suggests cancer cells may facilitate their own suicide. As reported by HealthDay News, researchers found that many cancer cells have a surface protein called calreticulin that can signal immune cells to eat them. Researchers are now reportedly attempting to find a means to get the cells to destroy themselves by sending out the signal without...

Penguin Cold Caps help cancer patient keep hair

12/21/2010 // US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk U.S. – A College Station woman credits a little know treatment option with helping her keep her hair after undergoing treatment for breast cancer. As reported by KBTX.com, Lacy Genovese used Penguin Cold Caps during chemotherapy, which typically contributes to significant hair loss for patients, and says they helped to minimize the loss of her hair. The...

Sickly asbestos inspector sentenced to jail

12/22/2010 // Manhattan, NY, US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk New York – An asbestos inspector stricken with emphysema and wheelchair bound has been sentenced to jail after being accused of faking inspection results. As reported by the NY Daily News, 68 year-old Saverio Todaro was handed down the sentence Tuesday after presenting a number of family issues to the court in an attempt to stay out of jail. Judge...

Man awarded damages in Honda asbestos case

12/22/2010 // Tokyo, Japan // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk Tokyo – A man was awarded 54 million yen in an asbestos related lawsuit against automaker Honda Motor Co earlier this month. As reported by Japan Today, former mechanic Hidenari Hane, 61, alleged he developed mesothelioma from asbestos exposure during his employment at a Honda factory during the 1960s. Tokyo District Court Presiding Judge Koichiro...

Elizabeth Edwards dies after long cancer fight

12/10/2010 // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk December 9, 2010 – Elizabeth Edwards, wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards, with whom she became estranged after his public admission of an affair, has died. As reported by CNN, Edwards passed away early this week following a long battle with cancer. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. Edwards, who was a best selling author, attorney,...

Weekend sunshine helps in skin cancer protection

12/06/2010 // UK // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk U.S. – A new study suggests sunshine exposure on the weekends may help provide some protection from skin cancer. As reported by The Telegraph, researchers found that although excessive sun exposure is linked to the development of melanomas, exposure on the weekends in doses of up to five hours daily may have protective qualities. Professor Newton Bishop...

Former casino worker settles cancer suit

12/06/2010 // Atlantic City, New Jersey, US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk U.S. – A former casino worker has settled a lawsuit against his previous employer over alleged work-related secondhand smoke exposure, which he says contributed to his developing lung cancer. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Vince Rennich’s settled the lawsuit against the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic...

LGA provides guidance for lung cancer scans

11/27/2010 // US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk U.S. – The President & CEO of the Lung Cancer Alliance, Laurie Fenton-Ambrose, recently spoke about guidance for individuals who may be at high risk for lung cancer and considering CT screening. As reported by Medicine News Today, Fenton-Ambrose called for a public discussion about basic guidance for at risk individuals. Fenton-Ambrose is quoted in...