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AUG 26, 2015 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Pat Banks, 61, editorial assistant at The Inquirer

Pat Banks, 61, of Philadelphia, who was an assistant systems editor and before that an editorial assistant for The Inquirer, died of lung cancer Monday, Aug. 24, at Einstein Medical Center.

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AUG 25, 2015 - Huffington Post

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9/11 Survivor Captured In Iconic Photo Dies Of Cancer

Marcy Borders, a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks who was photographed covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center, has died of stomach cancer. Borders' family announced her death Tuesday on Facebook. She was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year at the age of 41. The photo of Borders, taken by AFP photographer Stan Honda as the attacks on the ...

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AUG 22, 2015 - Health Canal

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Early recall rates decline after second round of lung cancer screening

Scientists at the German Cancer Research Center have published results from the “Lung Cancer Screening Intervention Trial” (LUSI): The early repeat scan rate for suspicious findings decreased by more than 80% with the second and subsequent low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screens, but emphasizes the need to have an organized screening program with the baseline scan available for comparison.

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AUG 19, 2015 - MSNBC

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Finding New Targets for 'Magic Bullet' Cancer Drugs

A "targeted" melanoma drug has helped patients with lung cancer and even brain tumors, a finding that shows treatment should be based on DNA mutations.

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AUG 19, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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First trial targeting mutation, not cancer type, gives mixed results

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health) - A powerful skin cancer drug may also be effective against lung cancer and other types of malignancies, according to a novel study that focused on a gene mutation seen in many kinds of tumors. This sort of study is “the new wave,” said Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, ...

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