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Commonwealth Fund Study Debunked by National Center Expert
 
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On the 6/17/14 edition of "Wilkow!" on Glenn Beck's Blaze TV network, David discussed the possible politics and methodology behind a new report by the Commonwealth Fund that purported to find American health care to be both the most expensive and lowest quality among 10 other "peer" countries. David called the report "utter rubbish." Host Andrew Wilkow saw the report as a means for the political left to continue to push American health care toward a government-run single-payer system. David agreed that the demonizing of American health care was an obvious goal of the report. He also noted that the way the report was put together — in which Britain was ranked the best peer — seemed to ignore important factors such as wait times, quality of care an conditions and factors such as cancer-survivability that would have made America look much better in comparison. This small excerpt from the "Wilkow!" program on the Blaze TV Network on 6/17/14, featuring the National Center's David Hogberg, has been posted under fair use guidelines for the purpose of non-profit, educational public debate by the National Center for Public Policy Research, a 501(c)(3) educational foundation under the Internal Revenue Code. For more discussion of these issues, please visit: http://www.nationalcenter.org http://www.conservativeblog.org https://www.facebook.com/NCPPR
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Governor McDonnell signs bills to fight back against cancer
 
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Governor Bob McDonnell ceremonially signed six pieces of legislation that expand the Commonwealth's support for cancer research, treatment and education. The governor was joined by legislators, VCU President Dr. Michael Rao, representatives from Women's Clubs of Virginia, patient advocates and representatives from the Medical Society of Virginia, the National Patient Advocate Foundation, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. In addition to the legislation signed, state support in the biennial budget for Massey has increased to $7.5 million annually, with the opportunity to apply for additional funding through the Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Fund as stipulated in House Bill 1182 (Cox). The budget also includes more than $2.3 million annually for the University of Virginia for cancer research. Website: http://www.massey.vcu.edu Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/VCUMasseyCancerCenter Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/vcumassey VCU Massey Cancer Center is one of only 68 National Cancer Institute-designated institutions in the country that leads and shapes America's cancer research efforts. Working with all kinds of cancers, Massey conducts basic, translational and clinical cancer research, provides state-of-the-art treatments and clinical trials, and promotes cancer prevention and education. Since 1974, Massey has served as an internationally recognized center of excellence. It offers the most cancer clinical trials in Virginia and serves patients at 10 locations. Its 1,000-plus researchers, clinicians and staff members are dedicated to improving the quality of human life by developing and delivering effective means to prevent, control and ultimately cure cancer. Visit Massey online at www.massey.vcu.edu or call 877-4-MASSEY for more information.
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Dr Mark Collins, Commonwealth Foundation - Introduction to People's Forum 2009
 
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Mark gives an overview of what's happened since the Uganda meeting in 2007. Also, some thinking about what's going to be discussed in the Trinidad & Tobago People's Forum later this year in November.
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The inside scoop of the speakeasy at the Commonwealth
 
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The inside scoop of the speakeasy at the Commonwealth
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20 for the 20th: VCU Massey Cancer Center
 
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Dr. Steven Grant and Dr. Joseph Landry share the VCU Massey Cancer Center's #PassTheV message. Check it out!
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Accelerator Award: an international funding partnership
 
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The Accelerator Award is an international funding scheme providing up to £1m over 5 years for cross-institutional research teams to collaborate on large-scale translational projects. It is funded through partnership between Cancer Research UK, The Italian Association for Cancer Research (AIRC) and the Spanish Association Against Cancer Scientific Foundation (FC AECC). Find out more about the Accelerator Award here: https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/funding-for-researchers/our-funding-schemes/accelerator-award Follow Cancer Research UK: Facebook: http://po.st/CRUKFByt Twitter: http://po.st/CRUKTWyt Instagram: http://po.st/CRUKIGyt Google+: http://po.st/CRUKGPyt
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Delta Goodrem Sings A Capella for Cancer Survivors and Research
 
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Delta Goodrem gave a live performance as a participant on the Stand Up To Cancer Panel at a recent Capitol Hill Rock Stars of Science event. The panel shared their own personal stories of cancer survival, the strides in cancer research and the urgent need to continue cancer research investment and collaboration within the cancer community. Sitting on the panel with Delta Goodrem were: - Laura Ziskin, filmmaker and founder of Stand Up To Cancer - Laura Shawver, PhD, CEO of Phenomix Corporation and member of the Stand Up To Cancer Scientific Advisory Committee - Amy Dockser Marcus, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at the Wall Street Journal The Rock Stars of Science briefing was hosted by the Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® Foundation, Research!America, Wyeth, Elan and the Alzheimer's Association. The Rock Stars of Science is a Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® initiative. It is focused on recognizing the brilliant and dedicated men and women leading research today who have made significant contributions to health research. We also want to inspire the next generation of Rock Stars of Science to take up the battle against diseases like cancer and Alzheimer's that impact so many. Join us in standing behind scientists and raising our voices and awareness around establishing medical research as a national priority to help achieve our mission of going from "Cause to Cure in our TIme". Learn more about the Rock Stars of Science at http://www.rockstarsofscience.org and how you can join us in spreading the word. For more information about other Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® philanthropic efforts visit http://www. http://www.geoffreybeene.com/philanthropy.html Learn more about Research ! America and its advocacy efforts for research at: http://www.researchamerica.org Learn more about Stand Up To Cancer at: http://www.standup2cancer.org
Baker shaves it off for cancer research
 
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Gov. Charlie Baker had his hair shave off to help raise money for cancer research. Subscribe to WCVB on YouTube for more: http://bit.ly/2526UpS Get more Boston news: http://www.wcvb.com Like us: https://www.facebook.com/wcvb5 Follow us: https://twitter.com/WCVB Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wcvb
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Robins Foundation recognized for support for Massey
 
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The Anne Carter Robins and Walter R. Robins, Jr. Foundation was honored as Foundation of the Year at the Association for Fundraising Professional Central Virginia Chapter's annual National Philanthropy Day. Website: http://www.massey.vcu.edu Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/VCUMasseyCancerCenter Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/vcumassey VCU Massey Cancer Center is one of only 68 National Cancer Institute-designated institutions in the country that leads and shapes America's cancer research efforts. Working with all kinds of cancers, Massey conducts basic, translational and clinical cancer research, provides state-of-the-art treatments and clinical trials, and promotes cancer prevention and education. Since 1974, Massey has served as an internationally recognized center of excellence. It offers the most cancer clinical trials in Virginia and serves patients at 10 locations. Its 1,000-plus researchers, clinicians and staff members are dedicated to improving the quality of human life by developing and delivering effective means to prevent, control and ultimately cure cancer. Visit Massey online at www.massey.vcu.edu or call 877-4-MASSEY for more information.
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Dr. Lucy Kalanithi: When Breath Becomes Air
 
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Lucy Kalanithi, M.D., Faculty, Stanford School of Medicine; Widow of Dr. Paul Kalanithi, Author of When Breath Becomes Air In conversation with Mark Zitter, Co-founder and Former Chairman, Vital Decisions This program is supported by the Moore Foundation and is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.. Stanford neurosurgery resident Paul Kalanithi was 36 years old when he was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. A gifted writer, he spent the last two years of his life giving birth to both a baby and a book. When Breath Becomes Air describes his experience as a doctor facing a terminal illness. The book became an instant hit, reaching number one on The New York Times best-seller list. Paul Kalanithi’s widow, Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, shepherded the book through publication and wrote a moving epilogue. She will be interviewed by Mark Zitter as part of the Commonwealth Club’s ongoing series on end-of-life issues. The session will include readings from the book. An internist on faculty at the Stanford School of Medicine, Dr. Kalanithi completed her medical degree at Yale, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. She did her residency at the University of California San Francisco and postdoctoral fellowship training in health-care delivery innovation at Stanford’s Clinical Excellence Research Center. At the cross-section of her career as a medical professional and her personal experience standing alongside her husband during his life, diagnosis, treatment and death, Dr. Kalanithi has special interests in health-care value, meaning in medicine, patient-centered care and end-of-life care. She has appeared on "PBS NewsHour," "NPR Morning Edition," and "Yahoo News with Katie Couric," and has been interviewed by People and The New York Times. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her daughter, Elizabeth Acadia.
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Make Your Yard More Bird-Friendly
 
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Ornithologist and urban ecologist John Marzluff discusses the abundance of bird-life in suburbia and shows you how you can make your yard more attractive to birds. Make sure to check out John's book, Welcome to Subirdia http://bit.ly/1NKdbNy Music: Lee Rosevere, "Into The Mist" Kakitsubata, Sylvie Walder, "Beyond the Grey Clouds"
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Cancer Research UK | Shine Night Marathon 2017
 
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I wanted to share this video of when my Sister and I did the Shine Night Marathon for Cancer Research UK on Saturday 23rd September 2017 in memory of our Sister Michelle. I didn't film as much as I wanted to but there are a few snippets from the night. Thank you to everyone who has donated and supported us on our journey from start to finish. If you would like to take on the challenge for next years Shine Walk 2018 then you can sign up by following this link http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/support-us/find-an-event/charity-walks/shine-night-walk/london/enter-shine-night-walk Lots of love Freya & Dani x x x x Music by: Dream Culture by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1300046 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
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Little Heroes Foundation Anna's Head Shave
 
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You can donate and support Anna's outstanding efforts here: http://www.annaslittleheroes.org Earlier this year on Friday 15 August, World Cycling Track Champion and Little Heroes Foundation ambassador Anna Meares took to the stage and shaved her head to raise vital funds for Little Heroes Foundation's seriously ill children. Anna's head shave event, was broadcast live on Today Tonight. The money Anna raised has kickstarted our $4 million robotic rehabilitation centre at the Adelaide Women's and Children's Hospital. This is the video from the event.
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Pancreatic Cancer Care at Massey
 
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VCU Massey Cancer Center's Pancreas and Biliary Neoplasm Program is Virginia’s leading resource for pancreatic and biliary cancer care and the first of its kind in the Richmond area. We understand that a pancreatic cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming for patients and their loved ones, which is why we have coordinated our schedules so that all specialists are available to meet with patients in one day in the same clinic within one week of your referral. Your treatment plan is suggested by a multidisciplinary team of nationally-renown experts, not by a single doctor. And because Massey is Richmond's only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, you also have access to cutting-edge clinical trials and the most advanced treatment options available. Website: http://www.massey.vcu.edu Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/VCUMasseyCancerCenter Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/vcumassey VCU Massey Cancer Center is one of only 69 National Cancer Institute-designated institutions in the country that leads and shapes America's cancer research efforts. Working with all kinds of cancers, Massey conducts basic, translational and clinical cancer research, provides state-of-the-art treatments and clinical trials, and promotes cancer prevention and education. Since 1974, Massey has served as an internationally recognized center of excellence. Its 1,000-plus researchers, clinicians and staff members are dedicated to improving the quality of human life by developing and delivering effective means to prevent, control and ultimately cure cancer. Visit Massey online at www.massey.vcu.edu or call 877-4-MASSEY for more information.
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Elizabeth Hurley's Guess on Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress | E! Live from the Red Carpet
 
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"The Royals" star dishes on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's upcoming nuptials. Plus, hear why Hurley partners with breast cancer research foundation. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/935578/meghan-markle-s-wedding-dress-may-look-like-these-15-celeb-gowns Subscribe: http://eonli.ne/RedCarpetSubscribe About E! Live from the Red Carpet: Who’s wearing what? Who’s dating who? We’re here to find out. Join E! Live from the Red Carpet at the Oscars, the Grammys, the Golden Globes, and more. Our correspondents are on the Red Carpet, ready to get the scoop from your favorite stars, musicians and personalities. Whether at a glamorous awards show, or the premiere of your favorite TV series, E! Live from the Red Carpet is the go to source for the latest beauty trends, the hottest red carpet fashion and exclusive celebrity interviews. Connect with E! Live from the Red Carpet and E! News: Visit the E! News WEBSITE: http://eonli.ne/enews Follow E! Live from the Red Carpet on TWITTER: http://eonli.ne/RedCarpetTwitter Follow E! News on TWITTER: http://eonli.ne/ENewsTW Like E! News on FACEBOOK: http://eonli.ne/ENewsFB Check out E! News on INSTAGRAM: http://eonli.ne/ENewsIG Elizabeth Hurley's Guess on Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress | E! Live from the Red Carpet https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD-1jAmL42qnEszozefaa1g
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Fighting Back: Medical Student Targeting Cancer
 
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VCU School of Medicine student Seth Spencer, a leukemia survivor, is fighting back against cancer this summer as he researches targeted therapy for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG). His work is supported by the James D. Popp Student Research Fund. For more information, visit https://www.mcvfoundation.org/news/stories/fighting-back-medical-student-targeting-cancer.
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2014 VCU Massey Cancer Center In-Unit Be The One Walk
 
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For the third year in a row, VCU Massey Cancer Center has sponsored Be The Match's Be The One Walk + Run in order to raise awareness about the need for more bone marrow/stem cell donors. Since many of our patients would love to participate but are still recovering from their transplants, we organized walks in our inpatient unit and outpatient clinic so that they could be part of the celebration. Here is some footage of our walks to get you pumped up for the 2014 Be The Match Walk + Run on July 26 at Brown's Island in Richmond, VA! Website: http://www.massey.vcu.edu Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/VCUMasseyCancerCenter Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/vcumassey About VCU Massey Cancer Center VCU Massey Cancer Center is one of only 68 National Cancer Institute-designated institutions in the country that leads and shapes America’s cancer research efforts. Working with all kinds of cancers, Massey conducts basic science, translational and clinical cancer research, provides state-of-the-art treatments and clinical trials, and promotes cancer prevention and education. Since 1974, Massey has served as an internationally recognized center of excellence. It offers one of the largest selections of cancer clinical trials in Virginia and serves patients at multiple sites throughout the state. Its 1,000-plus researchers, clinicians and staff members are dedicated to improving the quality of human life by developing and delivering effective means to prevent, control and ultimately cure cancer. Visit Massey online at massey.vcu.edu or call 877-4-MASSEY for more information.
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UofL Cancer Education Program
 
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The mission of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center is to reduce cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality particularly within the Commonwealth and the region we serve. The long-term objective of the University of Louisville Cancer Education Program is to recruit, educate and motivate outstanding undergraduate and professional students to pursue further training and future careers in cancer research.
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2014 Race for Grace 5K
 
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Hundreds Came Out in Support of the Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation at the 9th Annual Race for Grace 5K. Join Us for a Look at this Heartwarming Fundraiser. The GOCF supports families fighting pediatric cancer by providing clinical, psycho-social, educational, wellness, financial, and logistical programs. The Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation is a registered non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping families fighting pediatric cancer by offering direct grants, research grants, education grants and grants to develop and improve local resources. The Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation was originally founded in January 2006 in order to support the family and health care needs of Grace as she fought Neuroblastoma, a rare and deadly form of cancer. While Grace’s valiant fight against Neuroblastoma ended in October of 2007, the dream to help other children fighting cancer did not die. Families suffer financial hardships from insurance denials, travel challenges and expenses, excessive time away from work, and lost wages. Here in Fredericksburg, families are forced to travel for even the most basic clinical procedures. More importantly their family endures stresses that are devastating. Simply keeping the family together is a monumental struggle. Pediatric cancer researchers are constantly under-funded and are desperate for money to try and develop new treatments. The GOCF has helped cancer families through the provision of direct assistance grants. We have also helped researchers develop cutting edge treatments by funding the Loneliest Road Campaign, a nationwide fundraising and awareness campaign for Dr. Cheung's immunotherapy work at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. The Directors of the GOCF now have the vision to help local families conquer all of these challenges through the development of a full-service pediatric field clinic here in our region, providing clinical, psycho-social, financial, wellness, and logistical support. We are building this infrastructure piece by piece and it will become a reality, but we can’t do it without your help. Please participate in the Foundation's fundraising events to help build the dream. The Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation, voted the 2008 Best Children's Charity by the Fredericksburg Parent and Family Magazine, is a non-stock corporation registered with the Commonwealth of Virginia’s State Corporation Commission and is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable organization. Our Federal Tax ID number is 20-5721036. Race for Grace, Fireman, Firefighter, Mile Run, Fredericksburg Virginia Fundraiser, FXBG, Patriot Park, Ron Rosner YMCA, Runner, Running Competition, Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation, Alec Oughton, Fight Cancer, Childhood Cancer, 5K, Fireman Chase, Extreme Firefighter One Mile, Miss Fredericksburg, Fire & Rescue, Stafford, King George, Spotsylvania, Henrico County, Kid’s Run, Southpoint Quality Dental, VA Runner, Dr Swanson, FXBG MOMS, Fredericksburg MOMS, Fredericksburg Television, TV, KK Media, Virginia is for Runners, Miss Fredericksburg USA Pageant, Neuroblastoma
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Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia - prostate cancer support RUNNING FOR LIFE
 
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Hi there, I am running the city to surf this year with the intent of raising money for Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia (PCFA). Your help is needed and appreciated Greatly. Before I decided to do this run I didn't know my dad is awaiting the results from a Biopsy himself. I pray that this will be NEGATIVE, but this has given me extra motivation to run harder and raise harder this year. Your support will be noted and I will be running hard for you. Strained ligaments or not (at the time of this post). DONATE HERE: http://everydayhero.com.au/mike_dudley612 Our vision, mission and values PCFA is dedicated to reducing the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men, their partners, families and the wider community. We do this by: • Promoting and funding world leading, innovative research into prostate cancer • Implementing awareness campaigns and education programs for the Australian community, health professionals and Government • Supporting men and their families affected by prostate cancer, through evidence-based information and resources, support groups and Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurses PCFA relies on the generosity of individuals, the community and partnerships, such as those with the Movember Foundation and Commonwealth Bank, to carry out our essential work. PCFA's five values are: • Integrity • Optimism • Compassion • Respect • Commitment The Prostate - What is it? The Prostate is an organ forming part of the male reproductive system. It is located immediately below the bladder and just in front of the bowel. Its main function is to produce fluid which protects and enriches sperm. In younger men the prostate is about the size of a walnut. It is doughnut shaped as it surrounds the beginning of the urethra, the tube that conveys urine from the bladder to the penis. The nerves that control erections surround the prostate. There are four main disorders of the prostate. All can have similar symptoms, which may include one or more of the following: • Waking frequently at night to urinate • Sudden or urgent need to urinate • Difficulty in starting to urinate • Slow flow of urine and difficulty in stopping • Discomfort when urinating • Painful ejaculation • Blood in the urine or semen • Decrease in libido (sex urge) • Reduced ability to get an erection Most men tend to accept the onset of one or more of these symptoms as being a natural consequence of ageing. However, anyone experiencing any of the above symptoms is advised to consult a doctor without delay. Early expert diagnosis and treatment is important and may avert potentially serious health consequences. • Each year in Australia, close to 3,300 men die of prostate cancer - equal to the number of women who die from breast cancer annually. Around 20,000 new cases are diagnosed in Australia every year. • Each day about 32 men learn news that they have prostate cancer - tragically one man every three hours will lose his battle against this insidious disease • One in 9 men in Australia will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime • Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in Australian men and is the second most common cause of cancer deaths in men • As many men die from prostate cancer as women die from breast cancer but... a national survey by PCFA in 2002 showed that while 78% of women felt well informed about breast cancer -- only 52% of men felt informed about prostate cancer • The chance of developing prostate cancer increases: o as men get older. o if there is a family history of prostate cancer eg a man with a father or brother diagnosed with prostate cancer • Early, curable prostate cancer may not have symptoms. While younger men are less likely to be diagnosed with it, they are more likely to die prematurely from it • Simple testing by a GP can indicate prostate cancer • Early detection can be achieved with PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) blood test or DRE (Digital Rectal Examination) testing. Our research in 2002 shows that only 10% of men surveyed between the ages of 50 and 70 had taken these tests in the previous year. Early detection is the key to enabling better outcomes and potential cure of prostate cancer. Accordingly, PCFA recommends that men at 50 with no family history of prostate cancer, and men at 40 with a family history, should seek voluntary annual assessments in the form of a Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test together with a Digital Rectal Examination (DRE). It can be life threatening to wait for symptoms to appear before seeking assessment. What testing methods are available? There is currently no population based screening for prostate cancer and this leads to confusion amongst men and their doctors. There are issues related to testing and treatment which should be discussed prior to making a decision whether to be tested. For more information go to: www.prostate.org.au/testing-for-prostate-cancer.php MAKE A DIFFERENCE TODAY
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Kentucky Cancer Program:  Services
 
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The Kentucky Cancer Program (KCP) serves every corner of the Commonwealth with information and services to reduce the impact of cancer. Created by legislation enacted in 1982, KCP was established to reduce cancer incidence and mortality through education, research, and service. The program is administered jointly by the University of Louisville James Graham Brown Cancer Center and the University of Kentucky Lucille Parker Markey Cancer Center. KCP has 13 offices across the state,(insert KCP logo) staffed by cancer control specialists. We coordinate cancer prevention and early detection programs; offer patient and family services; professional education and training; and mobilize communities through coalitions and partnerships to address local cancer problems. KCP is recognized nationally as a unique program that is state-funded, university-affiliated, and community-based. The partnership with Kentucky's two major academic institutions (U of L and UK) and university cancer centers enables KCP activities to be based on science, driven by the latest and most accurate cancer data, and to serve as a laboratory for population-based research. KCP operates through a network of 13 regional offices staffed by trained and experienced cancer control specialists who provide local leadership on cancer prevention and control initiatives for all of Kentucky's 120 counties. KCP works closely with the Kentucky Cancer Registry and 15 District Cancer Councils across the state to identify and develop interventions to address cancer problems. KCP provides a range of cancer programs to health professionals, the public, and patients and families. Dedicated to education, research, and screenings, KCP establishes partnerships with the American Cancer Society, Kentucky Department for Public Health, the Kentucky Cancer Registry, the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Lung Cancer Alliance, and other national, state and local organizations. KCP is an important partner in the Kentucky Cancer Consortium (KCC), the state's leading cancer organization, and helped draft the initial Cancer Action Plan that led to its formation. KCP plays a major role in linking Kentuckians with cancer resources through personal contact at our offices, community health fairs and events. KCP also provides the Pathfinder, an online tool that enables users to search by county for cancer-related resources in screening, information and referral, patient assistance, medical care, survivorship and support groups, and national and state resources. KCP maintains District Cancer Councils (DCC) in each of the 15 Area Development Districts to offer vital support for strategic planning to address local cancer problems and to implement statewide initiatives in every region. Representatives serving on the councils are from county and district health departments, hospitals, government agencies, health care providers, universities, businesses, labor unions, schools, tobacco coalitions, and others. Cancer survivors are also represented. Working in collaboration with these partners, KCP leverages resources to mobilize communities. Every two years, KCP reports to the Commonwealth on its statewide efforts. Tracy Tubbs, Cancer Control Specialist, and the Kentucky Cancer Program is working to identify cancer problems and mobilize communities into action. Funded by the General Assembly and jointly administered by the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville and the Lucille Parker Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky, KCP focuses specifically on the state's cancer problems. Paducah 2 Television is produced through the facilities and administration of West Kentucky Community and Technical College.
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This is VCU Massey Cancer Center
 
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Overview of VCU Massey Cancer Center, an National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center in Richmond, Va. Website: http://www.massey.vcu.edu Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/VCUMasseyCancerCenter Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/vcumassey VCU Massey Cancer Center is one of only 68 National Cancer Institute-designated institutions in the country that leads and shapes America's cancer research efforts. Working with all kinds of cancers, Massey conducts basic, translational and clinical cancer research, provides state-of-the-art treatments and clinical trials, and promotes cancer prevention and education. Since 1974, Massey has served as an internationally recognized center of excellence. It offers the most cancer clinical trials in Virginia and serves patients at 10 locations. Its 1,000-plus researchers, clinicians and staff members are dedicated to improving the quality of human life by developing and delivering effective means to prevent, control and ultimately cure cancer. Visit Massey online at www.massey.vcu.edu or call 877-4-MASSEY for more information.
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Tommy Foundation Introduction - Part 2
 
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This is an introduction to who the Tommy Foundation is and what we do for autism in Lancaster County, PA.
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Measuring the unmeasurable and improving the unknown: How to bring hard data to hospice care
 
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Cicely Saunders Institute seminar by Professor David Casarett, Director, Hospice and Palliative Care, Penn Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Title: Measuring the unmeasurable and improving the unknown: How to bring hard data to hospice care in the United States Dr Casarett’s major research interest is understanding and improving the way that health systems care for patients near the end of life. His work has included studies of hospice and hospice alternatives, as well as a randomized controlled trial of a decision aid to improve end of life care. Dr. Casarett has been the PI for a nationwide study to develop a valid and reliable technique to assess the quality of end-of-life care that the Veterans’ Administration provides, as well as for NIH- and VA-funded projects to understand how end-of-life services can be more patient-focused. Dr. Casarett is the Principal Investigator for CHOICE (Coalition of Hospices Organized to Investigate Comparative Effectiveness), a national research network whose goal is to define safe and effective hospice care. He is also the recipient of a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation grant for a program (CLAIM: Comprehensive Longitudinal Advanced Illness Management) to improve the care of patients with advanced cancer. Dr. Casarett’s research has been supported by the VA, NIH, AHRQ, the Paul Beeson Physician Scholars Program, and by grants from the Hartford Foundation, the Aetna Foundation, the Commonwealth Fund, and the Greenwall Foundation. Dr. Casarett is also a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honour given by the US government to researchers in the early stages of their careers. Although the US hospice community comprises more than 3500 hospices serving approximately 1.6 million patients every year, there is no standardized method of data collection or reporting. As a result, it is very difficult to know whether patients are getting optimal care, or how hospices' care varies. The CHOICE network (Coalition of Hospice Organized to Investigate Comparative Effectiveness) was created to facilitate data collection and reporting in order to define best practices. 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐂𝐈𝐂𝐄𝐋𝐘 𝐒𝐀𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐄𝐑𝐒 𝐈𝐍𝐒𝐓𝐈𝐓𝐔𝐓𝐄 𝐒𝐄𝐌𝐈𝐍𝐀𝐑 𝐀𝐍𝐃 𝐋𝐄𝐂𝐓𝐔𝐑𝐄 𝐒𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐒 : The Cicely Saunders Institute Seminar and Lecture Series are free to attend. Registration is not required and all visitors are welcome. http://www.kcl.ac.uk/lsm/research/divisions/cicelysaunders/newsevents/seminarseries.aspx Seminars are funded by the charity Cicely Saunders International: http://cicelysaundersinternational.org/ The seminars aim to facilitate and optimise opportunities for local, national and international networking within palliative care and rehabilitation in order to improve practice, education and policy and the integration of research and clinical endeavours. 𝐒𝐓𝐔𝐃𝐘 𝐖𝐈𝐓𝐇 𝐔𝐒 : King's College London, Cicely Saunders institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation offers Postgraduate programmes: ●Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, MSc and PhD in palliative care: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/lsm/research/div... Contact: MSc administrator +44 207 848 5435/ mscpallcare@kcl.ac.uk ●E-learning: Developing & Evaluating Complex Interventions (MORECare Statement) is also available: http://www.tinyurl.com/MORECarecourse
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Talking Health
 
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Talking Health premieres on CUNY TV, Ch 75 in New York City, with this episode " Health Care -- Cost vs. Income," on Tuesday, March 15, 2011at 8:00 am, 2:00pm and 8:00pm, and rebroadcast on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 5:30pm. Moderated by Trudy Lieberman, the discussion will focus on how the new health care reform law affects the average citizen. Our guests are Katherine Swartz, Professor of Health Policy and Economics at the Harvard School of Public Health, Stephen Rosenthal, President and Chief Operating Officer of CMO-The Care Management Company, a subsidiary of Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx and T.R. Reid from Denver via Skype. T.R. Reid, a former reporter for the Washington Post, is the author of the best-selling book, "The Healing of America." Talking Health is made possible through a grant from The Commonwealth Fund.
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The Edge of Medicine and Ageing - David Sinclair
 
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Subscribe to Transhumanism Videos ► https://goo.gl/a5rcck Become a Transhumanist ► https://goo.gl/bzcLkf David Sinclair, Ph.D. is a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Founding Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging at Harvard. He is also a Conjoint Professor at the University of New South Wales, Honorary Professor, University of Sydney, and Co-Chief Editor of the journal Aging. During his undergraduate studies and his PhD at one of Australia’s leading universities (UNSW), he received the highest grades and won a national prize for his work in the fields of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics (CSL and The Commonwealth Prizes, respectively). He was the first non-US citizen to be awarded a prestigious Helen Hay Whitney Fellowship, allowing him to leave Australia in 2005 to work with Lenny Guarente at M.I.T. where he discovered a cause of aging in yeast, a first any organism. The work led the team to discover genes called the “Sirtuins” that enhance performance and the fitness of organisms and slow their pace of aging. At the age of 29, he was recruited to Harvard Medical School and shortly thereafter became Founding Director of the Paul F. Glenn Laboratories for Aging Research, a group that now includes four labs at Harvard and a consortium of 11 universities across the country. He is now a fully tenured professor in the world’s leading genetics department. Dr. Sinclair’s research is focused primarily on understanding genes that fight disease and aging, with a focus on treating the major causes of death and disability. These include diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. He studies cellular energy production, learning and memory, neurodegeneration as well. He has won awards for his work understanding why we age, for showing that the Sirtuins can be activated by agents such as resveratrol (from red wine) and for understanding how diet and exercise can be mimicked by a drug. More recently his work has branched out to understand why stem cells stay young, how to engineer the human genome, bioinformatics, how to reverse aging, and how to enhance human fitness. He regularly lectures at Harvard, serves on NIH grant review panels, and has directly mentored more than 70 postgraduates over the past 20 years, with 30 researchers currently under his direct supervision. He is a board member of the American Federation for Aging Research, a Founding Editor of the journals Aging and Cell Stress, and has received more than 25 awards including the CSL Prize, The Australian Commonwealth Prize, a Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Award, a Leukemia Society Fellowship, a Ludwig Scholarship, a Harvard-Armenise Fellowship, an American Assoc. for Aging Research Fellowship, The Nathan Shock Award from NIH, Scholarships from The Ellison Medical Foundation, The Merck Prize, the Genzyme Outstanding Achievement in Biomedical Science Award, a "Bio-Innovator award", the David Murdock-Dole Lectureship, the Fisher Honorary Lectureship at UCLA, a MERIT Award from the National Institute on Aging, the Denham Harman Award for Gerontological Research, the “ASMR Medal” from the Australian Society for Medical Research, a Knowledge Nation 100 Recipient, an ambassador for business events (Sydney), the Kersten lecturer (USC). He is considered a leading entrepreneur of his generation having founded and co-directed nine biotechnology companies since 2005 that have attracted more than US$2B in investment and are working to improve the human condition by treating diabetes, malaria, cancer, obesity, infertility, rare childhood diseases and aging. In 2014 he was listed by TIME magazine as “one of the 100 most influential people in the world”.
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It's the FULL SHOW: Trump's Low Approval, Don Jr.'s Meeting, Kellyanne's TV Return, More...
 
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--On the Show: --The first half of our interview with Aubrey De Grey, Chief Science Officer of SENS Research Foundation, who joins David to discuss various approaches for postponing the aging process and extending human life spans --Donald Trump's approval rating is at a historic low for all seventy years of presidential approval polling, at 36% according to an ABC / Washington Post poll and 38% according to Gallup --The list of names present at the meeting between Donald Trump, Jr. and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya continues to grow, and now includes Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin --Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to President Trump, returns from her on-camera hiatus and wastes no time returning to her go-to interview tactics of projection and moving the goalposts --Viewer Marshall Brotz is sponsoring half the cost of thirty TDPS memberships to be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis --In the wake of the latest revelations on the Trump-Russia scandal, voices of reason are starting to emerge on Fox News, most prominently those of anchors Chris Wallace and Shepard Smith --President Trump's reelection campaign paid $50,000 to the law offices of Alan Futerfas, the firm representing Donald Trump, Jr., two weeks before the story broke of Trump, Jr.'s meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya --The Commonwealth Fund finds that the United States spends far more than eleven other high-income countries on health care, yet ranks last in outcomes --Voicemail caller is upset that he missed Producer Pat's birthday --On the Bonus Show: Half of America is in poverty, Kellyanne Conway claims criticisms are gender-based, the Air Force wants permission to shoot down civilian drones, and much more... --Become a Supporter: https://davidpakman.com/membership --Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/davidpakmanshow --Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/thedavidpakmanshow --Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP --Donate via Bitcoin: 15evMNUN1g4qdRxywbHFCKNfdCTjxtztfj --Donate via Ethereum: 0xe3E6b538E1CD21D48Ff1Ddf2D744ea8B95Ba1930 --Donate via Litecoin: LhNVT9j5gQj8U1AbwLzwfoc5okDoiFn4Mt --Donate via Bitcoin: 15evMNUN1g4qdRxywbHFCKNfdCTjxtztfj --Donate via Ethereum: 0xe3E6b538E1CD21D48Ff1Ddf2D744ea8B95Ba1930 --Donate via Litecoin: LhNVT9j5gQj8U1AbwLzwfoc5okDoiFn4Mt
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MLP-Richmond at VCU Health
 
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MLP-Richmond on the MCV Campus at VCU Health in a volunteer capacity since 2011, but 2018 marks the first in which paid attorneys will be on site at VCU Massey Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU to work alongside healthcare team members to detect, address and prevent health-harming conditions that patients are facing. The attorneys will work with low-income patients and families to address unresolved legal issues related to debt, custody, child care, benefits, back pay, housing, education, employment and insurance.
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FTC: Family raised $187M for cancer, spent it on themselves
 
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By: CBS 21 Web Staff and The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal investigators say that a Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million they raised for cancer patients to buy cars, luxury cruises, pay for college tuition and employ family members with six-figure salaries. Officials said it was one of the largest charity fraud cases ever, involving all 50 states. According to the Federal Trade Commission, James T. Reynolds Sr.; his ex-wife Rose Perkins; and son Jim Reynolds II, raised money through the Cancer Fund of America in Knoxville, Tennessee; Cancer Support Services, Inc.' The Breast Cancer Society in Mesa, Arizona; and the Children's Cancer Fund of America in Powell, Tennessee. In an online statement, The Breast Cancer Society denied any wrongdoing, but said it was suspending operations because the investigation was a distraction. The other groups didn't respond to requests for comment. Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said combined settlement payments of approximately $914,000 will be made. The three will be prohibited from managing charitable assets in the future. "Everyone has been affected by cancer in one way or another," Kane said. "That is what makes this so unfathomable. To take not only from hard-working Americans but sick women and children as well, that is something I will not stand for." Kane said a portion of any money collected through settlements or after trial will be granted to charities that have a proven track record of providing assistance to cancer patients. A portion will also be used to cover costs incurred by the investigating states. Kane reminded Commonwealth residents to research a charity before making a contribution. "There are several resources a donor can use to make an informed decision, including reviewing financial information about charitable organizations that is filed with Department of State, Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations," Kane said. Other consumer protection groups, such as the Better Business Bureau, Charity Watch, and Charity Navigator also provide information on charitable organizations.
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Cannabis and Cancer Panel at the Cannabis Hemp Conference & Expo, Vancouver, Canada
 
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Cannabis Hemp Conference and Expo May 6-7th, 2017 The NEST, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Watch more conference videos and stay informed by signing up at: CannabisHempConference.com Esteemed Panelists: Siobhan McCarthy’s is an Award winning film and web series producer she, is the CEO and Executive Producer of blyssful PRODUCTIONS and red trike media inc. A celebrated innovative, transdisciplinary artist and educator, McCarthy produced WAM, BC’s first International Disability Media festival through Kickstart Disability Arts when she was their Co-Artistic Director. Siobhan has been the Production Manager of the Vancouver International Film Festival Industry Forum for almost two decades. McCarthy has been a consultant to Cannalife Botanicals for the past two years where her experience in marketing, sales and distribution (The Body Shop, Lush Cosmetics, Arbonne.) helped grow the company from local recognition to national success. McCarthy’s companies specialize in content creation, creating digital strategies, and acting as social media community managers for various broadcast / network properties and brands. Dr. Spooner received a B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Victoria in 1991 and his ND from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1998. Dr. Spooner sits on the Board of Directors of the College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC and is adjunct faculty at the University of British Columbia Okanagan and the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in Vancouver. He is the owner of Paradigm Naturopathic Medicine and currently in private practice in Vernon BC. Corrie Yelland used cannabis oil extract to cure herself of rare forms of cancer. She was diagnosed in July 2011 with Anal Cancer and was given 2-4 months to live if she did not do radiation. The doctor told her she had a “death wish”, that she was going to die and walked out. So she made and started taking Cannabis Oil and waited a year to go back to doctor, and then was told she was cancer free. Subsequent biopsies confirmed no trace of cancer. She said to herself if this worked, she would spend the rest of her life telling people about this. Which is what she does. She receives thousands of emails and speaks with hundreds of people a week from around the world. She has played a part in saving well over 1000 lives worldwide and those are just the ones she is aware of as many people don’t get back to her, and then she will hear through the grapevine they are cancer free. The youngest person she has had the pleasure of seeing through to cancer free was 2 months old. The eldest was 86. As well as continuing to do this work, 12-14 hours a day, 7 days a week, she does a podcast, with her co host Ian Jessop, called Cannabis Health Radio 5 days a week, interviewing patients who have used cannabis to cure or assist in their various health conditions, as well as experts in the field. Paula is living her life on Purpose every minute of everyday. Paula has “woke up” to why she is here and her role in this lifetime. After being diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2012, Paula chose a path that would require research, determination and surrender. She has done many modalities in order to support her body, mind and soul into full healing. Paula’s philosophy on healing any disease is to plunge deep into the dark, into yourself in order to find the answers and the light. When the emotional and spiritual heals the physical will follow, if you are supposed to be here at this time. Paula’s work now entails using her nursing, coaching, nutrition and personal experiences to assist others in healing themselves at a cellular level. Paula can be found working at the Medical Cannabis Clinic her and her husband opened in their city, spiritual/life coaching, energy work, yoga, breath work, sound therapy, hanging out with her grandchildren and travelling the world with her other. To contact Paula www.pauladoyle-weigel.com Dr. Dave Hepburn is an award-winning syndicated columnist featured in several major newspapers across the United States and Canada. He was the co-host of the TV show, “Buyologic” on the Oprah Winfrey Network and his interest in sports and sports medicine resulted in him being called to be a medical director of the 1994 Commonwealth Games and a team physician for Canada in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Dave has also been or currently is the team doctor to national rugby teams as well as junior and professional hockey teams. He is on the Board of Directors for the David Foster Foundation and is a clinical instructor with University of British Columbia Medical School. Amongst the growing number of media physicians educated about cannabinoid medicine he is an active Member of Society of Cannabis Clinicians, International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines (IACM), the Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids (CCIC) and Physicians for Medical Cannabis (PMC).
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Schwab Foundation Introduction
 
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Introduction to the Schwab Foundation
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Here's to Niall
 
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Here's to Niall Anderson Here's to his battle with cancer Here's to his enthusiasm to continue on, even after losing his leg Here's to that time he jumped out of a plane, and raised money for Cancer Research Here's to those hours he spent on his bike at Glentress Here's to the times he made us smile Here's to his motivation Here's to his laugh Here's to his smile Here's to his life Here's to Niall Music: These are the Days of our Lives- Queen www.matthewgibbons.blogspot.com
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Sam Quek officially launches the appeal for Clatterbridge Cancer Liverpool  | The Guide Liverpool
 
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Olympic Gold Medlaist Samantha Quek was on hand to officially launch the appeal for the new Clatterbridge Liverpool Cancer Centre. We spoke to her about her involvement and of course about her time on I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here. OUR WEBSITE: http://www.theguideliverpool.com SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/MV4MTU TWITTER: https://goo.gl/I59t58 FACEBOOK: https://goo.gl/eBiiVU INSTAGRAM: https://goo.gl/VskCo5
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University of Washington iSchool Capstone 2015
 
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The iSchool’s Capstone event celebrates students’ skills and creativity. Students in the University of Washington Information School programs complete a Capstone project as part of their degree program. Groups of students serve as consultants to help an organization solve an information problem. See more of students' 2015 projects at http://ischool.uw.edu/capstone.
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UK at the Half with Kentucky LEADS Collaborative
 
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Dr. Jamie Studts discusses the Kentucky LEADS Collaborative with Carl Nathe during UK at the Half during the UK Wildcats' November 30th basketball game against Providence College. UKATH for Sunday, Nov. 30- Providence College at UK Dr. Jamie Studts Discusses $7 Million Lung Cancer Research Grant ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Carl Nathe: Thanks, Keith… Dr. Jamie Studts: This project brings together expertise from numerous disciplines and numerous institutions. We have those with specific medical expertise and oncology, nursing expertise, educational expertise, different disciplines and perspectives that are brought to this project and will play a vital role in its ultimate success. Nathe: THAT'S DR. JAMIE STUDTS UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE FACULTY MEMBER IN BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE AND DIRECTOR OF THE KENTUCKY LEADS COLLABORATIVE. LEADS, STANDS FOR LUNG CANCER, EDUCATION, AWARENESS, DETECTION AND SURVIVORSHIP. THE COLLABORATIVE IS WORKING ON A THREE YEAR $7 MILLION RESEARCH PROJECT SUPPORTED BY A GRANT FROM THE BRISTOL- MYERS SQUIBB FOUNDATION'S BRIDGING CANCER CARE INITIATIVE. THE COLLABORATIVE INCLUDES THE UK MARKEY CANCER CENTER, THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE'S JAMES GRAHAM BROWN CANCER CENTER AND THE LUNG CANCER ALLIANCE. KENTUCKY HAS MORE CASES OF LUNG CANCER THAN ANY OTHER STATE AND ITS LUNG CANCER MORTALITY RATE IS NEARLY 50 PERCENT HIGHER THAN THE NATIONAL AVERAGE. Studts: We formulated a plan to really address three aspects and the first is primary care provider education. To help our primary care providers obtain the most up to date information about comprehensive lung cancer control. The second component of the project is a survivorship care initiative and that is working directly with individuals who have been diagnosed with lung cancer as well as their caregivers. Really focusing on survivorship with an optimistic look that they will become lung cancer survivors, long term survivors. The third piece of the project has to do with new opportunities in lung cancer screening, using low dose computed tomography to make sure that Kentuckians have ready access to high quality lung cancer screening opportunities. They really have a chance to identify lung cancer early, get early treatment and improve our outcome substantially. Nathe: DR. STUDTS SAID THIS THIRD ASPECT COULD HAVE A HUGE IMPACT. Studts: The first really sincere game changer in lung cancer care since the Surgeon General's report on tobacco in 1964. Nathe: WHAT THE LEADS COLLABORATIVE LEARNS HERE IN THE COMMONWEALTH WILL BE SHARED WITH THE REST OF THE NATION Studts: We want to develop and evaluate programs that can be adopted readily by other states that share a similar burden and a similar passion for reducing the impact of lung cancer. Nathe: RESEARCH TOGETHER WITH COMPASSION AND SUPPORT, THE KENTUCKY LEADS COLLABORATIVE, WORKING TOGETHER TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF LUNG CANCER IN KENTUCKY. 'Seeing Blue… I'm Carl Nathe with UK at the Half.'
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Can We Cure Cancer Within 20 Years? Garvan's 2011 TV Ad
 
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Professor John Shine explains why there is hope that cancer will be a chronic rather than terminal illness within 20 years. Plus there is great hope for many other of the world's debilitating diseases.
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Prostate Cancer Research- Preventing Deadly Prostate Cancer Spread
 
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http://www.hospitalresearch.com.au/ -Channel 7 News Adelaide- 1 in 8 Australian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Adelaide based research in South Australia at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is focused on how prostate cancer spreads into other areas of the body which is when it becomes most deadly, and how to prevent this from happening. http://www.hospitalresearch.com.au/preventing-deadly-prostate-cancer-spread/
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How Can a Faculty Union Advance Racial and Gender Equity at UW?
 
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On February 29, 2016 faculty gathered at a forum to discuss questions related to race, gender, and equity at UW Faculty Forward's event, 'How a Faculty Union Can Advance Racial and Gender Equity at UW?' Faculty discussed establishing university committees to review gender gaps in faculty salaries, standardizing procedures for reviews and promotion of non-tenure track faculty, and increasing university support for childcare. Significant conversation focused around cultural taxation and invisible work, leading to discussion about gaining formal recognition for informal advising and mentoring that many faculty of color and women faculty take on. Speakers included: Rachel Chapman, Associate Professor, Anthropology, UW Seattle Tamara Cooper, Lecturer, Comparative Literature, UW Seattle, Cinema & Media, UW Seattle Chris Cox, Lecturer, Sociology, San Jose State University, Co-Chair, African American Caucus of California Faculty Association Amelia Gavin, Associate Professor, Social Worker, UW Seattle Daniel HoSang, Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies and Political Studies, University of Oregon, Chair, Diversity and Equity Committee, United Academics of the University of Oregon Ileana Rodriquez-Silva (moderator) Associate Professor, History, UW Seattle
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Service, not Stardom - Honoring Al Broaddus
 
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Al Broaddus retired from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in 2004, where he had served as president from 1993. Before his term, he held a variety of positions in his 34 years with the Bank, including director of research. Al got his B.A. in political science from Washington and Lee University in 1961, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Indiana University in 1970 and 1972. He earned a graduate degree from the Center for Advanced European Studies at the University of Strasbourg in 1962 while on a Fulbright Fellowship. He served in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1964. Al is currently a director of Faison Enterprises, Inc. and Markel Corporation, and a member of the boards of the McMahon-Parater Foundation, the Richmond S.P.C.A., the Richmond Symphony Foundation, Venture Richmond, and the Virginia Council on Economic Education. Al is a former director of Albemarle Corporation, Owens and Minor, Inc., and T. Rowe Price Group, a former chairman of the boards of St. Christopher’s School and the United Way of Greater Richmond, and a former member of the boards of the American Civil War Center, the Powell Foundation for Economic Literacy, the Richmond Memorial Health Foundation, the Virginia Historical Society, the Massey Cancer Center at the VCU Medical Center, and the board of visitors of Virginia Commonwealth University.
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American Consultants Rx Charity Donation To Commonwealth Affiliates By Charles Myrick
 
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Meet Professor David Sinclair - 2017 Advance Global Australian Life Sciences Award Winner
 
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David Sinclair, Ph.D. is a tenured Professor in the Genetics Department at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Co-Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging, Professor at the School of Medicine at The University of New South Wales (UNSW), an honorary Professor at the University of Sydney, and co-founder and co-chief editor of the scientific journal Aging. He obtained a BS and a Ph.D. at UNSW, worked as a postdoctoral researcher at M.I.T., before being hired at Harvard Medical School in 1999 at the age of 29 as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to tenured Professor in 2008. Dr. Sinclair is an inventor on 38 patents and has published 150+ papers that are cited 40,000+ times. Awards include the CSL Prize, Australian Commonwealth Prize, a Helen Hay Whitney Fellowship, Leukemia Society Fellowship, a Ludwig Scholarship, a Harvard-Armenise Fellowship, an AFAR Fellowship, the Ellison Medical Foundation Scholarships, the Genzyme Outstanding Achievement Award, Teluride Technology Award, Innovator of the Year, a MERIT Award @ NIH, the Nathan Shock Award, David Murdock-Dole Lectureship, the Fisher Lectureship, the Denham Harman Award, the ASMR Medal, the Karsten Lecture, NSW Business Ambassador, Advance Global Australian, Pioneer Award from NIH, TIME100's list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and an Excellence in Teaching at Harvard. He cofounded Sirtris (Cambridge; NASDAQ:SIRT, bought by GSK), Genocea (Cambridge, MA; NASDAQ:GNCA), OvaScience (Cambridge, MA; NASDAQ:OVAS), Cohbar (Menlo Park, ticker: COBU), MetroBiotech, Arc-Bio, Liberty Biosecurity, Wellomics, Galilei Biosciences, Life Biosciences, and EdenRoc Science. He is an investor and/or consults for InsideTracker, Lua, JOT, Longwood Partners, Vium, and Wellomics among others. Medical research, biotechnology, aging, senescence, cell biology, diabetes, cancer, fertility, resveratrol, cardiovascular; start-up companies; venture capital; bioinformatics. The Advance Global Australian Awards celebrate international Australians who exhibit remarkable talent, exceptional vision and ambition. The Awards are the only of their kind to recognise the contributions of the one million Australians living abroad, and those who have returned home. www.globalaustralianawards.com The 2017 Advance Global Australian Awards were presented by Advance, the preeminent global community of high achieving Australians and alumni abroad. Advance forges connections with the one million Australian diaspora, drawing on their experience and networks to open doors and opportunities for Australia, Australian companies and Australians around the globe. www.advance.org
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Boxing Legend Oscar de la Hoya Behind the Scenes at the Los Angeles Police Department
 
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Friday night July 1st the Los Angeles Police Department hosts the New York Police Department in a boxing event at the Belasco Theater in downtown LA. All proceeds will go to the Susan B Komen Foundation for breast cancer research. Oscar de la Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions is putting on the event and Oscar de la Hoya was emotional during today's events as his mother passed away as a result of breast cancer. Today was media day and this video is exclusive behind the scenes content of Oscar de la Hoya preparing to speak at the event also attended by LAPD boss Charlie Beck.
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Private Cord Blood Banking
 
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Private cord blood banking has been available for many years. It as been advertised very heavily. But is it an investment or another case of 'just in case syndrome'. In this video Dr Schembri Wismayer explains the rational behind cord blood banking, when and were it can be used. Dr Pierre Schembri-Wismayer studied medicine where his main interest and excellence was in the basic medical sciences and pathology. Following his housemanship (foundation), he did a month of voluntary work with the Swedish Rotary Doctor Bank in Kenya on the Somali Border and then read for his PhD on the differentiation of Leukaemia at the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research in association with Glasgow University. This research was funded by a competitively awarded Commonwealth Scholarship. Upon returning, Dr Schembri-Wismayer worked at a number of positions including A&E and the National Blood Transfusion service before moving on to secondment in the molecular pathology lab. After this, took up a post as a senior lecturer in the Anatomy department. His ongoing research in the department (which he headed form 2008 to 2014) focuses on cancer differentiation therapy, tumour immunotherapy, stem cell research and biomechanics.
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Proper Lab Shoes at UCLA
 
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What shoes would you wear into a research laboratory? Why does UCLA want everyone to wear proper lab shoes?
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Jamie MacDonald
 
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In early 2015 Jamie was diagnosed with a terminal & inoperable brain tumour. On Sunday 12th November 2017 Jamie lost his fight against cancer at just 26 years old. Jamie was a fantastic Judoka; representing his hometown club Maesteg & Wales at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Jamie wrote a blog throughout his cancer treatment outlining his experiences of living through cancer as anyone who knew Jamie can attest he had the most incredible sense of humour & that was reflected in his writings. http://www.thelastthingiexpected.com/ Any donations in Jamie's memory can be made at the following link; split evenly between the Marie Curie trust & Cardiff University Brain Cancer Research Facilities. https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/jamiemac
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Betty White Honored by Morris Animal Foundation Luncheon
 
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After more than 40 years working with Morris, Betty White is honored at a Western Veterinary Conference for her work with animals. P&G Pet Care (Eukanuba and Iams) recognized Betty's lifetime achievements with $10,000 donated in her name to the American Veterinary Medical Foundation to support veterinary efforts of disaster relief.
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Is Medical Research For You?
 
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http://www.labtv.com/Home/Profile?researcherId=1226 Meet Dr. Kayvon Modjarrad, a medical researcher in the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. Dr. Modjarrad is working to create and improve vaccines against respiratory viruses, such as the influenza. To learn more about Kayvon Modjarrad, visit https://www.labtv.com/Home/Profile?researcherId=1226
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Award winning cancer commercial
 
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This 15 second video won 1st place for best commercial. So Cute. Please comment and subscribe.
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