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JUN 23, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Greg Abbott Signs Off On Ousting Planned Parenthood From Cancer Program

A months-long effort to keep Republicans from pushing Planned Parenthood out of a state cancer screening program for low-income women ended in defeat on Saturday when Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed off on the proposal. By approving the two-year state budget, Abbott green-lit a provision that will prevent Planned Parenthood from participating in the joint state-federal Breast and Cervical Cancer Services ...

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JUN 22, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Kite, Bluebird partner for new cancer therapies

(Reuters) - Cancer drug developers Kite Pharma Inc and Bluebird Bio Inc said they would partner to develop and market a new class of T-cell therapies for HPV-associated cancers. T-cell receptors (TCRs) are a class of compounds that make it easier for the body's immune cells to mainly identify and then destroy cancer cells. Human papilloma virus (HPV) is the ...

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JUN 22, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Kite Pharma, Bluebird collaborate on cancer T-cell therapies

(Reuters) - Cancer drug developers Kite Pharma Inc and Bluebird Bio Inc said they would partner to develop and market T-cell therapies for HPV-associated cancers. T-cell receptors are a class of compounds that make it easier for the body's immune cells to mainly identify and then destroy cancer cells. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common viral infection of the ...

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JUN 16, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Smoking Linked To Half Of Deaths From Common Cancers

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Roughly half of deaths from 12 smoking-related cancers may be linked directly to cigarette use, a U.S. study estimates. While the largest proportion of deaths associated with smoking were for cancers of the lung, bronchus, trachea and larynx, about half of fatalities from tumors of the oral cavity, esophagus and bladder were also tied ...

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JUN 15, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Review calls for cervical cancer screening age to be extended past 65

Older women don't get screened as often as they should for cervical cancer, according to a review that was released on Monday, the start of Cervical Screening Awareness Week in the UK. Women over the age of 50 are not getting screened as frequently as they should, hinting at skewed perceptions that cervical cancer is a younger women's disease, according ...

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