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Latin American Colorectal Experts Advance Patient Outcomes

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Jan 23, 2014 – With World Cancer Day approaching February 4th, the Angiogenesis Foundation has expanded its global advocacy campaign combating colorectal cancer (CRC), the fourth most common cancer in the world, by convening the “Latin America...

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Cancer May Grow Undetected for a Decade or More

A study conducted by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine provides strong new evidence that malignant tumors may grow undetected in the body for a decade or more before they can be sniffed out by the most sophisticated blood tests currently available....

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Angiogenesis Foundation, the NIH, and U2 in concert

NIH director Dr. Francis Collins and three young people being treated at the Clinical Center recently enjoyed a U2 concert at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium. U2 guitarist and vocalist David Howell Evans, known better as the Edge, invited the group onstage before the...

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NCCN Backs Avastin for Breast Cancer

The breast cancer guideline committee of a national organization representing leading cancer treatment centers, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) voted 24-0 with one abstention to stand by its existing recommendation that the antiangiogenic drug...

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Medicare Will Continue to Cover Avastin for Breast Cancer

According to Medicare, the U.S. healthcare program will continue paying for Roche Holding's drug bevacizumab (Avastin) for breast cancer, regardless of what health regulators decide about the medicine's future.The statement from Medicare will likely reassure patients...

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