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Adventurer in San Diego aims to swim across Pacific Ocean - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 04:51

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Adventurer in San Diego aims to swim across Pacific Ocean
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Adventurer in San Diego aims to swim across Pacific Ocean ... Lecomte is raising money for his mission to become first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean. ... Lecomte is the same age that his father was when he died of cancer in 1992. ... boat ...

Lucy Mecklenburgh signs up for The Island with Bear Grylls - The List

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 04:12

The List

Lucy Mecklenburgh signs up for The Island with Bear Grylls
The List
will be joining nine other celebrities on the remote island later this year - all for charity. A source told The Sun Online: "Lucy ... The series sees Bear - a well-known adventurer - drop groups of men and women on desert islands in the Pacific to ...

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Getting ready for the solar eclipse - Science News for Students (blog)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 01:05

Science News for Students (blog)

Getting ready for the solar eclipse
Science News for Students (blog)
For observers on Earth, the eclipse first touches U.S. soil at 10:16 a.m. Pacific time near Oregon's Depoe Bay. The shadow will move through five state capitals ... Cape Island, S.C., is the shadow's final stop. The shadow will then leave the continent ...

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What's on at the movies - Times Colonist

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:35

Times Colonist

What's on at the movies
Times Colonist
(Vic Theatre) With his four-year-old daughter, Abigail, suffering from terminal cancer, Darryl Eckford desperately tries to support her during her final weeks. Abigail is obsessed with space and seems to know incredible details about the Apollo 1 space ...

First week of May proclaimed MMAC Week - Saipan Tribune

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 09:11

Saipan Tribune

First week of May proclaimed MMAC Week
Saipan Tribune
Representatives of all the 18 groups that will take part at the 2017 Marianas March Against Cancer got on stage for a group photo with the MMAC committee, Commonwealth Cancer Association staff, and acting governor Victor B. Hocog at the proclamation ...

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Just 'An Island in the Pacific': How Washington Demeans Its Colonial Conquests - Foreign Policy In Focus

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 05:36

Foreign Policy In Focus

Just 'An Island in the Pacific': How Washington Demeans Its Colonial Conquests
Foreign Policy In Focus
The impact of the 67 nuclear weapons tests conducted by the U.S. in the northern atolls (most famously on Bikini) is measured not just in contaminated islands and devastating cancer rates, but in the profound changes to Marshallese culture and society.

Fungal diseases are on the rise. Is environmental change to blame? - Ensia

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 03:26

Ensia

Fungal diseases are on the rise. Is environmental change to blame?
Ensia
The emergence of C. gattii in the Pacific Northwest raised the notion that changes in climate could potentially increase the range of some fungal pathogens, according to May, who studies why some fungi are more harmful to humans than others ...

Prostate Cancer Foundation BC Announces Raymond James As Lead Sponsor for 2017 Father's Day Walk/Run - Montreal Gazette

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 02:18

Montreal Gazette

Prostate Cancer Foundation BC Announces Raymond James As Lead Sponsor for 2017 Father's Day Walk/Run
Montreal Gazette
"When it comes to prostate cancer, we all share the same focus, to find better ways to prevent and treat this terrible disease," says Leanne Kopp, Executive Director, The Island Prostate Centre. "Prostate cancer doesn't care about postal codes. It ...

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Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies at 67 - Observer-Reporter

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:24

Observer-Reporter

Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies at 67
Observer-Reporter
Wielgus' vision to promote swimming to wider audiences resulted in securing year-round television coverage of major events, including the Pro Swim Series, national and world championships, U.S. Olympic trials, Pan Pacific championships and Duel in the ...

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She knew the muscle issues and fatigue weren't normal, but it took years to diagnose - The Bellingham Herald

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 04:17

The Bellingham Herald

She knew the muscle issues and fatigue weren't normal, but it took years to diagnose
The Bellingham Herald
The chronic autoimmune disease tends to last longer than six weeks and often for many years, with flare ups where symptoms are worse and then improve. ▫ The most common ... 4 Certain ethnic groups (people of African, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Native ...

You see 4 in the photo but there should be 5 dolphins in this facility. :( - Mothership.sg (registration)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 22:29

Mothership.sg (registration)

You see 4 in the photo but there should be 5 dolphins in this facility. :(
Mothership.sg (registration)
Meanwhile, the Sea Shepherd folks also observed injuries on the two adult female dolphins at COK, one of which is also suffering a degrading skin condition — either a sign of age or skin cancer. According to the Straits Times, UWS ... The first male ...

Guam youth surfers compete in Hawaii's Rell Sunn Menehune Surf Championships - Pacific Daily News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 20:52

Pacific Daily News

Guam youth surfers compete in Hawaii's Rell Sunn Menehune Surf Championships
Pacific Daily News
was the quintessential water-woman, excelling at all water sports, including surfing, bodysurfing, spearfishing, and open-water outrigger canoeing before her untimely death from breast cancer in 1998, the release states. Makaha Beach is considered by ...

World War II veterans are still battling the state over pensions: official information - Stuff.co.nz

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 16:03

Stuff.co.nz

World War II veterans are still battling the state over pensions: official information
Stuff.co.nz
The two returned service men, aged 95 and 92, were among a list of veterans who fought in a range of conflicts and emergencies, from WWII and the nuclear test era in the Pacific, to Vietnam and mine clearance operations in Afghanistan. ... the Malayan ...

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Sirtex share price takes a hit on study outcome - The Australian

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 03:02

The Australian

Sirtex share price takes a hit on study outcome
The Australian
Sirtex said it would immediately start sales and marketing activities on the SARAH result across Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Morgan Stanley analyst Sean Laaman said that while the overall survival was shorter, the result was not statistically ...

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Chuck Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies in Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs Gazette

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 02:08

Swimming World Magazine

Chuck Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies in Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs Gazette
... his illness in recent years. Wielgus' vision to promote swimming to wider audiences resulted in securing year-round television coverage of major events, including the Pro Swim Series, national and world championships, U.S. Olympic trials, Pan ...
USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus dies at 67USA TODAY
Chuck Wielgus Passes Away From Long Battle With Cancer; Age 67Swimming World Magazine

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News roundup: Lawmakers and leaders use cable news to get messages across to Trump - Salt Lake Tribune (blog)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 01:53

News roundup: Lawmakers and leaders use cable news to get messages across to Trump
Salt Lake Tribune (blog)
The University of Utah's tumultuous week was topped off with a strongly worded advertisement from Jon Huntsman Sr. in Salt Lake City's two daily newspapers decrying the termination of Mary Beckerle, CEO of the Huntsman Cancer Institute. [Trib] [DNews] ...

Cecilia Alvear, 77, trail blazing NBC News producer - LA Observed

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 17:58

Cecilia Alvear, 77, trail blazing NBC News producer
LA Observed
Cecilia Alvear, a retired NBC News producer who was a founding member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, died on Friday at home in Pacific Palisades after a recurrence of breast cancer. She was first diagnosed with the disease 23 ...

USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus dies at 67 - USA TODAY

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 06:56

Swimming World Magazine

USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus dies at 67
USA TODAY
The cancer was first diagnosed in 2006 and Wielgus underwent regular chemotherapy while leading USA Swimming to record growth. ... Unger has taken an active role in helping run the organization while Wielgus was dealing with his illness in recent years ...
Chuck Wielgus, USA Swimming executive who helped bring home 156 Olympic medals, dies at 67Los Angeles Times
Chuck Wielgus Passes Away From Long Battle With Cancer; Age 67Swimming World Magazine

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Chuck Wielgus Passes Away From Long Battle With Cancer - Swimming World Magazine

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 05:33

Swimming World Magazine

Chuck Wielgus Passes Away From Long Battle With Cancer
Swimming World Magazine
... audiences resulted in securing annual year-round network television coverage of championship swimming events, including the Pro Swim Series, National Championships, World Championships, U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Pan Pacific Championships and the ...

Go Knoxville's things-to-do calendar through April 30 - Knoxville News Sentinel

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 02:06

Knoxville News Sentinel

Go Knoxville's things-to-do calendar through April 30
Knoxville News Sentinel
Learn how to select varieties, start seeds, plant seedlings, fertilize, water, prune, sucker and harvest a bountiful crop while managing the numerous diseases that target tomatoes. Free. Open to public. ... Tennessee Stage Company Celebration of ...

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