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FDA Approves First Targeted Therapy to Treat Aggressive Form of Lung Cancer

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)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.

Tabrecta is the first FDA-approved therapy to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Tabrecta is the first FDA-approved therapy to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

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Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Offers Free Radon Test Kits as Part of ‘Radon Action Month’

 

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)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.”

How Radon gas enters your home

How Radon gas enters your home

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APSU Baseball takes down UT Martin Skyhawks, 8-6

 

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APSU BaseballClarksville, 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.

Austin Peay Baseball pitcher Jacques Pucheu throws six scoreless innings to power Govs to 8-4 win over UT Martin Saturday at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball pitcher Jacques Pucheu throws six scoreless innings to power Govs to 8-4 win over UT Martin Saturday at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Athletics announces promotions for APSU Baseball series against UT Martin

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU BaseballClarksville, 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.

Austin Peay Baseball plays weekend series against UT Martin at Raymond C. Hand Park starting Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball plays weekend series against UT Martin at Raymond C. Hand Park starting Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Baseball to hold Stephen Huff Lung Cancer Awareness Day, April 14th

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU BaseballClarksville, 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.

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Age at Cancer Diagnosis may affect the Risk of Death from Heart Disease according to American Heart Association

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, 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.

For some types of cancer, the younger the age at cancer diagnosis, the greater the risk of heart disease. (American Heart Association)

For some types of cancer, the younger the age at cancer diagnosis, the greater the risk of heart disease. (American Heart Association)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to hold Breast Cancer Awareness Ceremony/Walk on October 17th

 

BACH invites Community to join this Event

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort 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»

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Tennessee Department of Health encourages Women to make their own Health a Priority

 

National Women’s Health Week is May 12th-18th, 2013

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, 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»

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Breathe Deep Nashville hosts LUNGevity 5k run/walk November 17th

 

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).

The Breath Deep Nashville 5k Run in 2010

The Breath Deep Nashville 5k Run in 2010

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Consumer Reports Investigation finds varying levels of Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products

 

Concerning levels of known human carcinogen found in tests of more than 200 samples

Consumer ReportsYonkers, 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.

Consumer Report analysis found varying levels of arsenic in more than 60 rices and rice products.

Consumer Report analysis found varying levels of arsenic in more than 60 rices and rice products.

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