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Nab-Paclitaxel Plus Gemcitabine New Standard of Care for First-Line Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Nab-Paclitaxel Plus Gemcitabine New Standard of Care for First-Line Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The addition of nab-paclitaxel to gemcitabine in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer yielded statistically significant and clinically meaningful improvements in all endpoints across all subgroups compared with gemcitabine alone, according to...
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Drug Ups Effect of Gemcitabine in Pancreatic Cancer

Drug Ups Effect of Gemcitabine in Pancreatic Cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Nanoparticle albuminboundpaclitaxel increases gemcitabine levels by preventing its breakdown.
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Local Pancreatic Cancer Patient Beats the Odds

Local Pancreatic Cancer Patient Beats the Odds | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Roger Stump was diagnosed with Stage Four pancreatic cancer nine years ago, and was given months to live. Years later, he calls himself a "miracle."
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Daily Checkup for Sunday, July 7: Pancreatic cancer

Daily Checkup for Sunday, July 7: Pancreatic cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The specialist:

The director of clinical cancer affairs at Mount Sinai, Dr. Randall Holcombe is a medical oncologist who focuses on patients with cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. He has been practicing in the field since 1986.
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Teaching and Learning with Minecraft: Liam O’Donnell | DMLcentral

Teaching and Learning with Minecraft: Liam O’Donnell | DMLcentral | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Playing with blocks certainly predates constructionist theories of learning by playing with “tangible manipulatives,” but the culturally universal practice is probably as old as human social learning.
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My 8YO boy is becomning a great builder!

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Strong body, steely resolve

Strong body, steely resolve | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Patrick Whaley opens the back door of his SUV and grabs a pair of jeans to throw on over his shorts, his body warm and still sweating from an evening workout.
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Jeff Francoeur — a strange story and cautionary tale

Jeff Francoeur — a strange story and cautionary tale | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
On July 7, 2005, Jeff Francoeur made his debut as a Brave and hit a three-run homer. By the end of August, Francoeur would grace the cover of Sports Illustrated, which labeled him “The Natural” and asked, “Can anybody be this good?
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Old Drug Extends Life For Pancreatic Cancer Patients : NPR

Old Drug Extends Life For Pancreatic Cancer Patients : NPR | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A study of a new drug therapy for pancreatic cancer finds it works better than the standard approach.
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Man Offers Free Poetry in Cleveland

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CLEVELAND -- Among the sounds of chirping birds and passing cars is the distinct clatter of a typewriter. The machine is one of two tools Adam Harvey takes with him as he sits outside the Cleveland...
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Calling It 'Metadata' Doesn't Make Surveillance Less Intrusive : NPR

Calling It 'Metadata' Doesn't Make Surveillance Less Intrusive : NPR | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Whether it's logs of phone calls or GPS data, commentator Geoff Nunberg says it still says a lot about who you are: "Tell me where you've been and who you've been talking to, and I'll tell you about your politics, your health, your sexual...
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Doc Horse Tales: Literacies, Essential Questions, & Inalienable Rights

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Glass: my first encounter (and applying it to higher ed) - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Nab-paclitaxel Plus Gemcitabine a Strong Predictor of Survival in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Nab-paclitaxel Plus Gemcitabine a Strong Predictor of Survival in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Treatment with weekly nab-paclitaxel plus gemcitabine remains a strong independent predictor of both OS and PFS in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer compared with gemcitabine alone.
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Drug action in pancreatic cancer tracked and improved by nanotechnology

Drug action in pancreatic cancer tracked and improved by nanotechnology | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Tiny biosensors used with new advanced imaging techniques are markedly improving drug targeting of solid tumors, according to new research.
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Pancreatic cancer and the funding key to fighting it - The Hill's Congress Blog

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Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the United States with a five-year survival rate of just six percent.
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Not This Month, Honey: Why You Shouldn’t Conceive a Baby in May | TIME.com

Not This Month, Honey: Why You Shouldn’t Conceive a Baby in May | TIME.com | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
It turns out that it does matter what time of year you're born -- at least when it comes to your health. We're not talking about in the Athena Starwoman horoscope way, but in actual measurable health data.
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What Gmail Knows About You

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A new tool visualizes the metadata Google's mail service gathers about you -- and your friends.
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Official: Asiana flight tried to abort landing

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A federal safety official said Sunday the cockpit voice recorder from Asiana Flight 214 showed the jetliner received a warning that it could stall because it was flying too slowly and tried to increase its speed before it crashed.
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When doctors sell out, hospitals cash in

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Everything was the same about Mike Rosenberg’s routine visit to Atlanta Cancer Care in February – everything, that is, but the bill.
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'Reclaim Open Learning' Innovation Contest | DMLcentral

'Reclaim Open Learning' Innovation Contest | DMLcentral | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Mark your calendars for Aug. 1! We are looking for proposals that rethink open learning in new ways.
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Computer Visionary Who Invented the Mouse

Computer Visionary Who Invented the Mouse | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Dr. Engelbart’s 1968 demonstration of interactive computing astounded scientists and the technology was later refined for Apple and Microsoft.
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Children's Online Privacy Rules Updated for Social and Mobile Era

Children's Online Privacy Rules Updated for Social and Mobile Era | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The rules governing children's online privacy got a refresh for the social media age this week.
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How The Privatization Movement Is Destroying Public Education

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In this post, Richard Eskow describes the manipulation of public opinion by people who call themselves reformers. The attack on public duration, he writes, is an attack on children and our nation's...
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Atlanta weather | Forecasters say ‘100 percent chance’ of rain...

About 60,000 runners will participate in the AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4th. They may want to think about wearing raincoats, as forecasters are all but guaranteeing rain on Thursday.
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