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curePC: Tom - Pancreatic Cancer Survivor

curePC: Tom - Pancreatic Cancer Survivor | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Tom is a pancreatic cancer survivor who lost his daughter Jennifer to the same disease. He shares why research is so important.
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Garfield Building apartments, Tremont church conversion among winners of Ohio preservation tax credits

Garfield Building apartments, Tremont church conversion among winners of Ohio preservation tax credits | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The Ohio Development Services Agency announced Tuesday morning that 35 historic buildings in 13 communities will get a boost from $37.7 million in credits designed to support historic preservation.
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This Is Your Brain on Writing

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For the first time, researchers have used fMRI scanners to track the brain activity of writers as they created fiction. The results have drawn strong reactions from other scientists.
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Congress must renew commitment to 'Stomp on Pancreatic Cancer'

Congress must renew commitment to 'Stomp on Pancreatic Cancer' | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Three-quarters of patients will not live one year following diagnosis.
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Kangaroo alerts handler to her skin cancer

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For several weeks, when Josephine fed the animals, Bella would pay special attention several spots on her body.
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Cool at 13, Adrift at 23

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A study finds that after early adolescence the social status of socially precocious teenagers often plummeted.
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AntiCancer Inc. Announces New Fluorescence Technology Developed for
Curative Pancreatic Cancer Surgery

AntiCancer Inc. Announces New Fluorescence Technology Developed for <br/>      Curative Pancreatic Cancer Surgery | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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curePC: Why I Walk: Kelly Honors Her Father

curePC: Why I Walk: Kelly Honors Her Father | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
“The walk is emotional but I feel so hopeful.” Kelly shares why she was motivated to participate in the NYC Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk.
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Library will lend drones to students

Library will lend drones to students | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Students at the University of South Florida will be soaring to new academic heights, with drones.
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How Rhythm Carries A Poem, From Head To Heart

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Poetry has deep roots in music — in fact, in some cultures, poetry and song are the same word. Edward Hirsch, author of A Poet's Glossary, explains how poets use rhythm to reach their readers.
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New target: Researchers identify pancreatic cancer resistance mechanism

New target: Researchers identify pancreatic cancer resistance mechanism | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Pancreatic cancer tumors addicted to mutant Kras signaling for their growth and progression have a ready-made substitute to tap if they're ever forced to go cold-turkey on the mutant oncogene, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in the journal Cell.
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FedEx security guard Christopher Sparkman faces setback

FedEx security guard Christopher Sparkman faces setback | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Christopher Sparkman, who was seriously injured when a gunman opened fire at a Kennesaw FedEx facility in April, had been showing signs of improvement but has recently been struggling with infection and fever.
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Vaccine ‘reprograms’ pancreatic cancers to respond to immunotherapy

Vaccine ‘reprograms’ pancreatic cancers to respond to immunotherapy | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
June 18, 2014 Health Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel […]
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Karen Schinski inspires many while fighting stage 4 pancreatic cancer - News - Citizens' Voice

Karen Schinski inspires many while fighting stage 4 pancreatic cancer - News - Citizens' Voice | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Archivist: IRS did not follow law on lost emails

Archivist: IRS did not follow law on lost emails | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The U.S. Archivist told lawmakers on Tuesday that the IRS “did not follow the law” when it failed to report the lost Lois Lerner’s emails, which could have included official documents. During a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing David Ferriero stopped short of saying the tax-collecting agency “broke” the law,...
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Figuring out why drugs don’t work on pancreatic cancer

Figuring out why drugs don’t work on pancreatic cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A mix of cancerous and normal cells alters interactions with the immune system.
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Predicting Dyslexia — Even Before Children Learn to Read

Predicting Dyslexia — Even Before Children Learn to Read | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
New research shows it’s possible to pick up some of the signs of dyslexia in the brain even before kids learn to read. And this earlier identification may start to substantially influence how parents, educators and clinicians tackle the disorder.
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Scientists try and make pancreatic tumors more treatable

Researchers in the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have developed and begun testing a vaccine that can “reprogram” pancreatic cancers to potentially make them more treatable.
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MD Anderson President DePinho Co-Lead Author On New Study Into Pancreatic Cancer Resistance

MD Anderson President DePinho Co-Lead Author On New Study Into Pancreatic Cancer Resistance | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Read about how MD Anderson's President Ron DePinho served as Co-Lead Author On a New Study Into Pancreatic Cancer Resistance.
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Starving pancreatic cancer before it has a chance to feast

Starving pancreatic cancer before it has a chance to feast | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—Pancreatic cancer's low survival rate gives researchers from The University of Kansas Cancer Center even more reason to find a way to prevent and treat the hard-to-detect cancer. Drs. Snigdha Banerjee, Ph.D., and Sushanta Banerjee, Ph.D., a husband and wife research team at the Kansas ...
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The end of an era: Bell’s son takes one last look at old family store - CANTON — When the bulldozers come for Bell’s Store some will see the destructive moment as a death knell for an older simpler...

The end of an era: Bell’s son takes one last look at old family store - CANTON — When the bulldozers come for Bell’s Store some will see the destructive moment as a death knell for an older simpler... | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The end of an era: Bell’s son takes one last look at old family store - CANTON — When the bulldozers come for Bell’s Store some will see the destructive moment as a death knell for an older simpler time in Cherokee County. But it will be even hard...
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9-Year-Old Kansas Boy Opens a ‘Free Library’ on His Front Lawn — Then the City Gov’t Stepped In

9-Year-Old Kansas Boy Opens a ‘Free Library’ on His Front Lawn — Then the City Gov’t Stepped In | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Merely observing that 9-year-old Spencer Collins is passionate about reading doesn't come close to describing how deep his appreciation goes. "It's kind of like I'm in a whole other world and I like that," the Leawood, Kansas, lad told KMBC-TV in Kansas City. "I like adventure stories because I'm in the...
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Gone with the Mailman: Mitchell’s gossipy letters up for auction

Gone with the Mailman: Mitchell’s gossipy letters up for auction | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Frankly, my dear, Margaret Mitchell didn’t have a clue what happened to her beloved characters after the final page of “Gone With the Wind.
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Georgia's economy continues long-term fall

Georgia's economy continues long-term fall | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released its annual state-by-state breakdown of gross domestic product.
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On Cancer: Drug Reduces Risk of Serious Pancreatic Surgery Complication

On Cancer: Drug Reduces Risk of Serious Pancreatic Surgery Complication | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A new drug could make pancreatic surgery safer by reducing the risk of a grave complication.
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