Topic: Lung Cancer
Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tabrecta (capmatinib) for the treatment of adult patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has spread to other parts of the body.
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Offers Free Radon Test Kits as Part of ‘Radon Action Month’
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is offering free radon test kits for Tennesseans to test their homes in January. Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has proclaimed the month as “Radon Action Month.”
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – On a day Austin Peay State University’s baseball team honored one of its alumni, starter Jacques Pucheu struck out a nine batters and the offense supplied three home runs in an 8-4 Ohio Valley Conference victory against UT Martin, Saturday at Raymond C. Hand Park.
Prior to the game, Austin Peay (24-19, 14-9 OVC) recognized alumnus Stephen Huff, who threw the ceremonial first pitch to help raise awareness for lung cancer.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – With the start of finals week at Austin Peay State University, the athletics department’s promotions at this weekend’s Ohio Valley Conference series against UT Martin provide some last minute fun for students and fans alike.
Temperatures are forecast to be near 70 degrees all three days of this weekend’s series, the next to last weekend series at Raymond C. Hand Park this season.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics department and baseball team will join forces with alumnus Stephen Huff to raise awareness for lung cancer during its Saturday, April 14th, 2018 Ohio Valley Conference contest against Eastern Kentucky.
Age at Cancer Diagnosis may affect the Risk of Death from Heart Disease according to American Heart Association
Dallas, TX – The age at which cancer survivors were diagnosed for cancer may help determine their risk of death from heart disease, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
Heart disease has been known to be the leading cause of treatment-related, non-tumor deaths among survivors of childhood cancer, breast cancer and Hodgkin lymphoma.
Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to hold Breast Cancer Awareness Ceremony/Walk on October 17th
BACH invites Community to join this Event
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s medical team is hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness ceremony and walk October 17th at noon at the hospital’s “A” building Veranda, next to the healing garden. Breast cancer survivors, their families and the community are invited to attend.
“This is a special time we can offer our support to Soldiers, Retirees and Families who have braved through the diagnosis, treatments and battles with breast cancer. It is also a time to reflect and remember our community members who have lost the battle to breast cancer,” said BACH commander Col. George N. Appenzeller. «Read the rest of this article»
National Women’s Health Week is May 12th-18th, 2013
Nashville, TN – It’s your time, ladies! The Tennessee Department of Health joins celebrations of National Women’s Health Week, which kicks off on Mother’s Day, May 12th.
This nationwide initiative calls attention to the importance of women’s health and empowers them to take small, manageable steps for longer, healthier, happier lives. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Lung Cancer! If you have lungs, you can get it! Anyone can develop lung cancer, regardless of age, gender, smoking history or skin color.
Shockingly, more than half the people diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked or have already quit smoking, and cancer takes more lives annually than breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers COMBINED!
Breathe Deep Nashville is a 5K timed run and untimed walk to raise critical funds for lung cancer research, and is held in honor of Channing Phillips. The course kicks off in Centennial Park and is friendly to strollers, wheelchairs, and pets (as long as they are cleaned up after).
Concerning levels of known human carcinogen found in tests of more than 200 samples
Yonkers, NY – In Consumer Reports’ tests of more than 60 rice and rice products, inorganic arsenic, a known human carcinogen, was found in most of the name brand and other rice product samples. Levels varied, but were significant in some samples.
While there are federal limits for arsenic in drinking water, there aren’t many standards for arsenic in food. Earlier this year, Consumer Reports found worrisome levels of arsenic in apple and grape juices and called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to set limits for arsenic in those juices.
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