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December 20, 2013

Janet D. Rowley, Who Discovered That Cancer Can Be Genetic, Dies at 88

International Herald Tribune - Posted: December 20th, 2013, 9:55pm EST
In 1972, Dr. Rowley became the first person to show a conclusive link between certain genetic abnormalities and certain cancers.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/3510e656/sc/14/mf.gif' border='0'/br clear='all'/div class='mf-viral'table border='0'trtd valign='middle'a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/twitter/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fjanet-d-rowley-who-discovered-that-cancer-can-be-genetic-dies-at-88.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Janet+D.+Rowley%2C+Who+Discovered+That+Cancer+Can+Be+Genetic%2C+Dies+at+88" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/twitter.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/facebook/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fjanet-d-rowley-who-discovered-that-cancer-can-be-genetic-dies-at-88.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Janet+D.+Rowley%2C+Who+Discovered+That+Cancer+Can+Be+Genetic%2C+Dies+at+88" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/facebook.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/linkedin/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fjanet-d-rowley-who-discovered-that-cancer-can-be-genetic-dies-at-88.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Janet+D.+Rowley%2C+Who+Discovered+That+Cancer+Can+Be+Genetic%2C+Dies+at+88" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/linkedin.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/gplus/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fjanet-d-rowley-who-discovered-that-cancer-can-be-genetic-dies-at-88.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Janet+D.+Rowley%2C+Who+Discovered+That+Cancer+Can+Be+Genetic%2C+Dies+at+88" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/googleplus.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/email/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fjanet-d-rowley-who-discovered-that-cancer-can-be-genetic-dies-at-88.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Janet+D.+Rowley%2C+Who+Discovered+That+Cancer+Can+Be+Genetic%2C+Dies+at+88" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/email.png" border="0" //a/td/tr/table/divbr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/sc/14/rc/1/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/sc/14/rc/1/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/sc/14/rc/2/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/sc/14/rc/2/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/sc/14/rc/3/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/sc/14/rc/3/rc.img" border="0"//abr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/a2t.img" border="0"/

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Janet D. Rowley, Who Discovered Cancer Can Be Genetic, Dies at 88

International Herald Tribune - Posted: December 20th, 2013, 9:55pm EST
In 1972, Dr. Rowley became the first person to show a conclusive link between certain genetic abnormalities and certain cancers.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/3510e656/sc/14/mf.gif' border='0'/br clear='all'/div class='mf-viral'table border='0'trtd valign='middle'a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/twitter/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fjanet-d-rowley-who-discovered-that-cancer-can-be-genetic-dies-at-88.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Janet+D.+Rowley%2C+Who+Discovered+Cancer+Can+Be+Genetic%2C+Dies+at+88" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/twitter.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/facebook/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fjanet-d-rowley-who-discovered-that-cancer-can-be-genetic-dies-at-88.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Janet+D.+Rowley%2C+Who+Discovered+Cancer+Can+Be+Genetic%2C+Dies+at+88" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/facebook.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/linkedin/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fjanet-d-rowley-who-discovered-that-cancer-can-be-genetic-dies-at-88.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Janet+D.+Rowley%2C+Who+Discovered+Cancer+Can+Be+Genetic%2C+Dies+at+88" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/linkedin.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/gplus/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fjanet-d-rowley-who-discovered-that-cancer-can-be-genetic-dies-at-88.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Janet+D.+Rowley%2C+Who+Discovered+Cancer+Can+Be+Genetic%2C+Dies+at+88" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/googleplus.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/email/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fjanet-d-rowley-who-discovered-that-cancer-can-be-genetic-dies-at-88.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Janet+D.+Rowley%2C+Who+Discovered+Cancer+Can+Be+Genetic%2C+Dies+at+88" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/email.png" border="0" //a/td/tr/table/divbr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/sc/14/rc/1/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/sc/14/rc/1/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/sc/14/rc/2/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/sc/14/rc/2/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/sc/14/rc/3/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/sc/14/rc/3/rc.img" border="0"//abr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/184841952461/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3510e656/a2t.img" border="0"/

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National Briefing | Washington: Plan Sought to Protect Food Supply From Terrorism

International Herald Tribune - Posted: December 20th, 2013, 9:51pm EST
The Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule that requires major food producers to develop a plan to prevent intentional attempts to contaminate the food supply.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/351162b2/sc/1/mf.gif' border='0'/br clear='all'/div class='mf-viral'table border='0'trtd valign='middle'a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/twitter/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fplan-sought-to-protect-food-supply-from-terrorism.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=National+Briefing+%7C+Washington%3A+Plan+Sought+to+Protect+Food+Supply+From+Terrorism" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/twitter.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/facebook/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fplan-sought-to-protect-food-supply-from-terrorism.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=National+Briefing+%7C+Washington%3A+Plan+Sought+to+Protect+Food+Supply+From+Terrorism" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/facebook.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/linkedin/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fplan-sought-to-protect-food-supply-from-terrorism.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=National+Briefing+%7C+Washington%3A+Plan+Sought+to+Protect+Food+Supply+From+Terrorism" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/linkedin.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/gplus/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fplan-sought-to-protect-food-supply-from-terrorism.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=National+Briefing+%7C+Washington%3A+Plan+Sought+to+Protect+Food+Supply+From+Terrorism" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/googleplus.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/email/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fus%2Fplan-sought-to-protect-food-supply-from-terrorism.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=National+Briefing+%7C+Washington%3A+Plan+Sought+to+Protect+Food+Supply+From+Terrorism" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/email.png" border="0" //a/td/tr/table/div

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After Brief Halt, F.D.A. Allows Sales of Drug for Cancer to Resume

International Herald Tribune - Posted: December 20th, 2013, 12:50pm EST
The Food and Drug Administration, which halted the sale of Iclusig because of potentially deadly side effects, said the drug could again be marketed, though for a somewhat smaller patient population.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/3510e657/sc/14/mf.gif' border='0'/br clear='all'/div class='mf-viral'table border='0'trtd valign='middle'a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/twitter/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fbusiness%2Ffda-allows-sales-of-leukemia-drug-to-resume.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=After+Brief+Halt%2C+F.D.A.+Allows+Sales+of+Drug+for+Cancer+to+Resume" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/twitter.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/facebook/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fbusiness%2Ffda-allows-sales-of-leukemia-drug-to-resume.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=After+Brief+Halt%2C+F.D.A.+Allows+Sales+of+Drug+for+Cancer+to+Resume" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/facebook.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/linkedin/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fbusiness%2Ffda-allows-sales-of-leukemia-drug-to-resume.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=After+Brief+Halt%2C+F.D.A.+Allows+Sales+of+Drug+for+Cancer+to+Resume" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/linkedin.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/gplus/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fbusiness%2Ffda-allows-sales-of-leukemia-drug-to-resume.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=After+Brief+Halt%2C+F.D.A.+Allows+Sales+of+Drug+for+Cancer+to+Resume" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/googleplus.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/email/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F21%2Fbusiness%2Ffda-allows-sales-of-leukemia-drug-to-resume.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=After+Brief+Halt%2C+F.D.A.+Allows+Sales+of+Drug+for+Cancer+to+Resume" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/email.png" border="0" //a/td/tr/table/div

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A Stark Gap in Breast Cancer Deaths

International Herald Tribune - Posted: December 20th, 2013, 1:39am EST
The difference in mortality rates between black women and white women with breast cancer has widened since 1975, in part because black women have not benefited as much from improvements in screening and treatment.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/3507b0df/sc/14/mf.gif' border='0'/br clear='all'/div class='mf-viral'table border='0'trtd valign='middle'a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/twitter/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2Finteractive%2F2013%2F12%2F20%2Fhealth%2Fa-racial-gap-in-breast-cancer-deaths.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=A+Stark+Gap+in+Breast+Cancer+Deaths" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/twitter.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/facebook/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2Finteractive%2F2013%2F12%2F20%2Fhealth%2Fa-racial-gap-in-breast-cancer-deaths.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=A+Stark+Gap+in+Breast+Cancer+Deaths" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/facebook.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/linkedin/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2Finteractive%2F2013%2F12%2F20%2Fhealth%2Fa-racial-gap-in-breast-cancer-deaths.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=A+Stark+Gap+in+Breast+Cancer+Deaths" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/linkedin.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/gplus/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2Finteractive%2F2013%2F12%2F20%2Fhealth%2Fa-racial-gap-in-breast-cancer-deaths.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=A+Stark+Gap+in+Breast+Cancer+Deaths" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/googleplus.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/email/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2Finteractive%2F2013%2F12%2F20%2Fhealth%2Fa-racial-gap-in-breast-cancer-deaths.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=A+Stark+Gap+in+Breast+Cancer+Deaths" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/email.png" border="0" //a/td/tr/table/divbr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896609/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0df/sc/14/rc/1/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896609/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0df/sc/14/rc/1/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896609/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0df/sc/14/rc/2/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896609/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0df/sc/14/rc/2/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896609/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0df/sc/14/rc/3/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896609/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0df/sc/14/rc/3/rc.img" border="0"//abr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896609/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0df/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896609/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0df/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/184841896609/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0df/a2t.img" border="0"/

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The Cancer Divide: Tackling a Racial Gap in Breast Cancer Survival

International Herald Tribune - Posted: December 20th, 2013, 1:08am EST
Decades of awareness campaigns and advances in treatment have improved survival rates for women with breast cancer in the United States, but the majority of those gains have bypassed black women.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/3507b0dc/sc/14/mf.gif' border='0'/br clear='all'/div class='mf-viral'table border='0'trtd valign='middle'a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/twitter/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F20%2Fhealth%2Ftackling-a-racial-gap-in-breast-cancer-survival.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=The+Cancer+Divide%3A+Tackling+a+Racial+Gap+in+Breast+Cancer+Survival" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/twitter.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/facebook/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F20%2Fhealth%2Ftackling-a-racial-gap-in-breast-cancer-survival.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=The+Cancer+Divide%3A+Tackling+a+Racial+Gap+in+Breast+Cancer+Survival" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/facebook.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/linkedin/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F20%2Fhealth%2Ftackling-a-racial-gap-in-breast-cancer-survival.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=The+Cancer+Divide%3A+Tackling+a+Racial+Gap+in+Breast+Cancer+Survival" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/linkedin.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/gplus/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F20%2Fhealth%2Ftackling-a-racial-gap-in-breast-cancer-survival.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=The+Cancer+Divide%3A+Tackling+a+Racial+Gap+in+Breast+Cancer+Survival" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/googleplus.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/email/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2013%2F12%2F20%2Fhealth%2Ftackling-a-racial-gap-in-breast-cancer-survival.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=The+Cancer+Divide%3A+Tackling+a+Racial+Gap+in+Breast+Cancer+Survival" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/email.png" border="0" //a/td/tr/table/divbr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896608/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0dc/sc/14/rc/1/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896608/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0dc/sc/14/rc/1/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896608/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0dc/sc/14/rc/2/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896608/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0dc/sc/14/rc/2/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896608/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0dc/sc/14/rc/3/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896608/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0dc/sc/14/rc/3/rc.img" border="0"//abr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896608/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0dc/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/184841896608/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0dc/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/184841896608/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/3507b0dc/a2t.img" border="0"/

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