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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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Big firms join race for investors looking to make an impact - Thegardenisland.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 12:35

Thegardenisland.com

Big firms join race for investors looking to make an impact
Thegardenisland.com
Swell, a company backed by the insurance giant Pacific Life, is one of the latest entrants and offers a case study of how keen the industry is to tap into impact investing's growth. Swell launched last month, but it's already gone through a couple ...

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Lives lived: Barry Campbell, 69 - The Globe and Mail

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 11:59

The Globe and Mail

Lives lived: Barry Campbell, 69
The Globe and Mail
29, 2016, in Tofino, B.C., of cancer, aged 69. When Barry retired from a 32-year career with Pacific Rim National Park in 2002, instead of heading to the golf course, he picked up his pruning shears and became a one-man wrecking crew, working to rid ...

Notable deaths in the Washington area - Washington Post

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 11:47

Washington Post

Notable deaths in the Washington area
Washington Post
The cause was Alzheimer's disease, said a son, Larry Paull. Mrs. Revis was born .... Suzanna Senda, 87, a craftswoman who made elaborate gingerbread houses and decorative baskets, died May 11 at a health care center in Derwood, Md. The cause was breast ...

'Malama Honua,' Hawaii says, as it becomes first state to pass laws ... - Washington Post

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

Washington Post

'Malama Honua,' Hawaii says, as it becomes first state to pass laws ...
Washington Post
"Climate change is real, regardless of what others may say,” Hawaii Gov. David Ige said at a historic bill signing ceremony Tuesday in Honolulu.

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On this day: June 7 - KEYT

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 19:07

KEYT

On this day: June 7
KEYT
1980: American writer Henry Miller, best known for the novels "Tropic of Cancer," "Black Spring" and "Tropic of Capricorn," dies of circulatory complications at the age of 88 in Pacific Palisades, California. [ + - ] .... Due to the remoteness of the ...

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3rd cigarette producer heading here - Solomon Star

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:52

3rd cigarette producer heading here
Solomon Star
You are putting the knife at the throat of our active population and are marching them to the slaughter house of cancer, heart diseases, and all the other effects that comes with cigarette smoking. How do you sleep at night, knowing you've made some ...

UN chief warns oceans are 'under threat as never before' - kwwl.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 20:11

UN chief warns oceans are 'under threat as never before'
kwwl.com
Micronesian President Peter Christian said Pacific islanders are concerned that the ocean has been "left to heal itself" after being used as "a dumping ground for industrial waste" and a weapons testing ground, and being polluted by humans on shores ...

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Questions and Answers - June 6 | Scoop News - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 19:29

Questions and Answers - June 6 | Scoop News
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
1. MELISSA LEE (National) to the Minister of Finance : What reports has he received on the Government's fiscal position?

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SEI injects $2000 to Think Pink Breast Cancer Appeal - Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 13:07

Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)

SEI injects $2000 to Think Pink Breast Cancer Appeal
Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)
Foremost, S.E.I applauds the initiative by the brainchild of the event, from LIFE-Con Explosion which has united the reigning Miss Samoa and the past Miss Samoas and Miss Pacific Islands to the Samoa Cancer Society for launching this worthy and ...

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

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 05:17

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 ... awards are at 3 p.m. toledocarshow.com. Register in advance to participate in Walk the Land Day at ...

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warns China on economic clout - The Australian

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 03:12

The Australian

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warns China on economic clout
The Australian
“China is a significant economic and trading power, and we desire productive relationships, but we cannot allow China to use its economic power to buy its way out of other problems, whether it's militarising islands in the South China Sea or a failure ...

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