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Coast Guard ship will linger in century-old watery grave - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports - WAOW

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 13:13

WAOW

Coast Guard ship will linger in century-old watery grave - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports
WAOW
(NOAA/Mare Island Museum via AP). ... Immune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care and 'living drugs' are its next frontier. ..... Cutters based in San Francisco in the late 1800s and early 1900s represented American interests throughout the Pacific.
Historic shipwreck discovered off Southern California coastkwwl.com

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Indonesia tobacco bill would open tap for ads aimed at kids - Gulf Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:50

Gulf Times

Indonesia tobacco bill would open tap for ads aimed at kids
Gulf Times
If the bill initiated by the parliament is passed, companies will no longer have to put grim pictures on cigarette packs of lung cancer or other diseases linked to smoking, said Mohammad Subuh, director-general of disease prevention and control at the ...

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David Colin Chadband, 69 - Kitsap Sun

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 06:12

Kitsap Sun

David Colin Chadband, 69
Kitsap Sun
He died on June 9, 2017, following an 11-month battle with liver cancer. ... our Hospice team (his loving wife Kathy, children Colin and Emma, sister Colleen (Chadband) O'Hollaren, brother Paul Chadband, life long friends Bill and Jil Delanty, nurse ...

1032 Weapons Tests Made America a Nuclear Superpower (But at a Crazy Cost) - Center for Research on Globalization

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 02:31

Center for Research on Globalization

1032 Weapons Tests Made America a Nuclear Superpower (But at a Crazy Cost)
Center for Research on Globalization
The bulk of the remaining nuclear tests took place in Pacific, at the islands of Bikini, Enewetak, Johnson Island and Christmas Island. The second nuclear test, after 1945's Trinity Test, took place at Bikini Atoll. The Pacific tests were notable not ...

Rat Lungworm, the Tropical Parasite That Took Hawaii by Surprise - The New Yorker

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 22:15

The New Yorker

Rat Lungworm, the Tropical Parasite That Took Hawaii by Surprise
The New Yorker
News travels quickly on an island, even one the size of Hawaii's Big Island. ... Still, as horrible as McCumber's condition sounded, Clark had other things to focus on, like running her orchid farm and, later, getting treatment for breast cancer ...

Welcome back to the North Island Gazette Lisa! - North Island Gazette

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 15:12

North Island Gazette

Welcome back to the North Island Gazette Lisa!
North Island Gazette
“I'm excited to bring the digital world to the North Island,” said Harrison, who added her position will be helping the businesses in the community be a part of the digital world. “I'll also be helping the Gazette by giving them more of an online ...

Organics as a business - Fiji Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 10:51

Organics as a business
Fiji Times
"People are becoming very conscious of their health, if you go online and search the type of chemicals we are using in Fiji and the impacts it has such as diabetes, cardio and the cancers which are the top three killers," she said. "So more and more we ...

Overfed and Underfed: Global Food Extremes - Inter Press Service

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 07:00

Inter Press Service

Overfed and Underfed: Global Food Extremes
Inter Press Service
The highest rates of obesity, typically no less than 40 percent of adults, are observed in the small South Pacific island nations, including Kiribati, Samoa and Tonga (Figure 2). Other countries with high obesity rates among those aged 15 years and ...

Weekend events for Lane County and beyond, June 17-18 - The Register-Guard

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 05:25

Weekend events for Lane County and beyond, June 17-18
The Register-Guard
Tickets are $25 and benefit the schools Pacific Islanders Club and other student clubs; sheldonluau.org. The Art of Tasting, a benefit event for Bags of Love ... A portion of the proceeds goes to the American Cancer Society. Free admission with food ...

Health care field needs islanders, offers opportunities, students told - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 00:41

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Health care field needs islanders, offers opportunities, students told
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"We want more doctors, we want more nurses, we want more researchers, we want more people in health," she said, alluding to the centuries of seafaring that populated the Marshall Islands, Hawaii and other Pacific archipelagos. "Any journey, you got to ...

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Health care field needs islanders, offers opportunities, students told - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 00:04

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Health care field needs islanders, offers opportunities, students told
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"We want more doctors, we want more nurses, we want more researchers, we want more people in health," she said, alluding to the centuries of seafaring that populated the Marshall Islands, Hawaii and other Pacific archipelagos. "Any journey, you got to ...

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All of Kauai should rally around science - Thegardenisland.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 23:06

All of Kauai should rally around science
Thegardenisland.com
The National Cancer Institute would sustain a $1 billion cut and the National Science Foundation $776 million. The Centers for Disease Control would take a $1.2 billion hit and it's an agency that, even if you don't know its name, helps keep all of us ...

Marblehead's Burd brothers to race in R2AK Race to Alaska on team FreeBurd - Wicked Local Marblehead

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 09:40

Wicked Local Marblehead

Marblehead's Burd brothers to race in R2AK Race to Alaska on team FreeBurd
Wicked Local Marblehead
One challenging aspect of the course is the narrow tide gates, which are “waterways that are between islands,” according to Trevor. He spoke ... “The Pacific Northwest is infamous for its unpredictable weather, and while there's certainly an element of ...

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America's Toxic Prisons: The Environmental Injustices of Mass Incarceration - BillMoyers.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 07:15

BillMoyers.com

America's Toxic Prisons: The Environmental Injustices of Mass Incarceration
BillMoyers.com
He says he knows that the environment in and around the prison is still “messed up” and he's concerned that his immune system, already weakened from fighting and overcoming cancer, won't be able to withstand another onslaught of toxic exposure. “I ...

Japan Clears The Way For First Abdication Of An Emperor In 200 Years - The Daily Caller

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 06:06

Japan Clears The Way For First Abdication Of An Emperor In 200 Years
The Daily Caller
The elderly emperor has also undergone heart surgery and treatment for prostate cancer, Reuters reports. The emperor is not allowed to make political statements, preventing him from publicly stating that he wants to step down, but his ... Akihito, the ...

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Weekend events for Lane County and beyond, June 10-11 - The Register-Guard

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 05:06

The Register-Guard

Weekend events for Lane County and beyond, June 10-11
The Register-Guard
Tickets are $25 and benefit the schools Pacific Islanders Club and other student clubs; sheldonluau.org. The Art of Tasting, a benefit event for Bags of Love ... A portion of the proceeds goes to the American Cancer Society. Free admission with food ...

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Over 40 applied for auditor's position - Thegardenisland.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 00:06

Over 40 applied for auditor's position
Thegardenisland.com
1, 2015, the quest for another county auditor has included job postings and listings on the county's Neogov website, and placing advertisements and publications in local and national publications such as the Honolulu Star Advertiser, Pacific Business ...

Current Approaches to Diagnosis and Risk Stratification in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - Targeted Oncology

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 14:00

Current Approaches to Diagnosis and Risk Stratification in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Targeted Oncology
Awareness of current approaches to CLL diagnosis and assessment of disease criteria relevant to current risk stratification and treatment selection strategies is therefore prerequisite to tailor treatment for each patient. ... Rates are lower among ...

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Stellar Biotechnologies announces new hires - Pacific Coast Business Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 09:28

Pacific Coast Business Times

Stellar Biotechnologies announces new hires
Pacific Coast Business Times
Azad will join Stellar's senior aquaculture team, working with the giant keyhole limpets from which the company derives the protein it uses in immunotherapies for diseases like Alzheimer's, diabetes and cancers. Agraz joins Stellar as general manager ...

Joshua Jackson Joins Oceana to Save the Oceans and Feed the World - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 06:01

Joshua Jackson Joins Oceana to Save the Oceans and Feed the World
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Jackson's PSA, shot on San Juan Island in Washington State's Salish Sea, promotes Oceana's Save the Oceans, Feed the World campaign and was launched to celebrate World Oceans Day (June 8). A video accompanying this announcement is ... Orcas in the ...

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