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In Pacific, rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy - Gears Of Biz

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 15:26

Gears Of Biz

In Pacific, rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy
Gears Of Biz
The nuclear tests exacted an enormous social toll on Bikini residents and their children, who are now scattered across the Marshall Islands and beyond and have been left without a homeland. Kelen says they've lost the ancestral land that's central to ...

Boy benched during game for wearing pink socks for breast cancer awareness - KOMO News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 10:40

KOMO News

Boy benched during game for wearing pink socks for breast cancer awareness
KOMO News
The football team was already wearing pink jerseys, which they do throughout October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Robinson said there is no rule about socks and that the coach was being unfair. Robinson said her great grandmother died from breast ...

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In Pacific, rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy - WTOP

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 14:08

WTOP

In Pacific, rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy
WTOP
Scientists have calculated that about 1.6 percent of all cancers developed by Marshallese people exposed to radiation can be attributed to the nuclear tests. For some islanders who were close to the blasts, the rate rises to 55 percent. The nuclear ...

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In Pacific, rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy - Washington Post

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 13:46

Washington Post

In Pacific, rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy
Washington Post
With fewer than 150 people on the remote Pacific island it was a close community, he says, with few signs of the former U.S. nuclear testing program other than the concrete bunkers he was told to avoid and the sunken ships in the lagoon. But in 1978 ...

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In Pacific, rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy - ABC News - ABC News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 13:45

In Pacific, rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy - ABC News
ABC News
FILE - In this July 25, 1946 file photo, a huge mushroom cloud rises above Bikini atoll in the Marshall Islands following an atomic test blast, part of the U.S. ...

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Island Calendar for Friday, October 6, 2017 - Thegardenisland.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 23:05

Island Calendar for Friday, October 6, 2017
Thegardenisland.com
Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee Meeting at Aqua Kauai Beach Resort. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open to the public. • Yoga Festival: 6 p.m. 4141 Kilauea Road. Free. Music, dancing, offered by Living ...

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Primo Popcorn: Raging Crab, PINK popcorn, etc.! - KHON2

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 16:57

KHON2

Primo Popcorn: Raging Crab, PINK popcorn, etc.!
KHON2
Their “Together We Can Make A Difference” PINK popcorn will be sold at their store, online and on select Hawaiian Airlines flights. A portion of the proceeds will be going to The Pacific Cancer Foundation. Primo Popcorn is located at 120 Sand Island ...

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P.M. Tuilaepa to the rescue of Pinktober | Samoa Observer Latest ... - Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:14

Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)

P.M. Tuilaepa to the rescue of Pinktober | Samoa Observer Latest ...
Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)
The Samoa Cancer Society (S.C.S) is singing Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi's praises. In the 11th hour after being given the run around by ...

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While Puerto Rico Fights For Aid, This Long-Forgotten Island Remains 'Slum of the Pacific' - EcoWatch

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 07:44

EcoWatch

While Puerto Rico Fights For Aid, This Long-Forgotten Island Remains 'Slum of the Pacific'
EcoWatch
Clean drinking water has to be brought in by ferry from nearby islands. The only health center on the island struggles with insect infestations. The nearest hospital, located on a different island, does not include any oncologists despite the fact that ...

Medal honours outstanding achievement - Otago Daily Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 05:01

Otago Daily Times

Medal honours outstanding achievement
Otago Daily Times
This came after a partnership with an affected North Island Maori whanau who came to the university's Cancer Genetics Laboratory hoping to understand why so many family members were dying of the disease. ... As chief scientific officer with Pacific Edge,.

Remodeled retreat: Cheerful Caring Cabin delivers joy to kids with cancer (before and after photos) - OregonLive.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:12

OregonLive.com

Remodeled retreat: Cheerful Caring Cabin delivers joy to kids with cancer (before and after photos)
OregonLive.com
The 24-acre retreat, outside of Pacific City and far away from the hospital environment, connects kids to nature and promotes healing, says Regina Ellis, who founded the Portland-based Children's Cancer Association in 1995 after her five-year-old ...

Backyard viruses of the Pacific Northwest - Fred Hutch News Service

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 06:43

Fred Hutch News Service

Backyard viruses of the Pacific Northwest
Fred Hutch News Service
He took some of the goose poop the few blocks back to the laboratory of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center virologist Dr. Keith Jerome, where just that week he'd helped install a new type of genome sequencing machine known as a next-generation ...

Backyard viruses of the Pacific Northwest - Fred Hutch News Service

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 06:43

Fred Hutch News Service

Backyard viruses of the Pacific Northwest
Fred Hutch News Service
He took some of the goose poop the few blocks back to the laboratory of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center virologist Dr. Keith Jerome, where just that week he'd helped install a new type of genome sequencing machine known as a next-generation ...

2017 Bike and Run for Cure Prostrate and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month - Saipan Tribune

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 09:05

Saipan Tribune

2017 Bike and Run for Cure Prostrate and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Saipan Tribune
... line in the 2017 Bike and Run for Cure Prostrate and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month held last Saturday at the American Memorial Park. Leon Etienne celebrates as he nears the finish line of the 5-kilometer course. Raymond Tolentino of Pacific ...

Family of deceased detainee wants Australia to repatriate body - Radio New Zealand

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 07:30

Radio New Zealand

Family of deceased detainee wants Australia to repatriate body
Radio New Zealand
A spokesperson for the council, Aran Mylavaganam, said Mr Rajendran appeared to have taken his own life after struggling to cope with four years of detention, the constant fear of deportation and news that his father was suffering from cancer. "He ...

Brian Rudman: Pot calling the kettle black on dangers of throwing nukes about the Pacific - New Zealand Herald

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 05:01

Brian Rudman: Pot calling the kettle black on dangers of throwing nukes about the Pacific
New Zealand Herald
Talk about teaching granny to suck eggs! As American president Donald Trump sits in his bed late at night, prodding the North Korean wasp nest with his little Twitter stick, his New Zealand ambassador is busy telling us we Kiwis don't appreciate how ...

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Cancer work earns highest prize - waateanews.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 18:20

waateanews.com

Cancer work earns highest prize
waateanews.com
Professor Parry Guilford identified the first known gene for fatal inherited gastric cancer after a North Island Maori whanau came to the University's Cancer Genetics Laboratory hoping for help to understand why so many family members were dying of the ...

Cancer work earns highest prize - Radio Waatea - waateanews.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 18:18

Cancer work earns highest prize - Radio Waatea
waateanews.com
A cancer geneticist whose work with Maori has changed treatment worldwide has been given the University of Otago's highest distinction, the...
Cancer geneticist to receive Otago's highest honour | Scoop NewsScoop.co.nz

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Cancer geneticist to receive Otago's highest honour - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:26

Cancer geneticist to receive Otago's highest honour
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Professor Parry Guilford, an internationally renowned cancer genetics and biology expert, has been selected as the University's latest recipient of the Distinguished Research Medal, the University of Otago's highest distinction. The University awards ...

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Kitty Conley's Scratching Post - Chicago Tribune

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 08:00

Chicago Tribune

Kitty Conley's Scratching Post
Chicago Tribune
The United States Naval Construction Battalions, better known as the Seabees, are the most capable construction force ever seen going back to building not just landing strips on deserted islands in the Pacific in WWII but places all around the world ...

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