IceCure shares up as tumor-freezing tech gets FDA breakthrough device nod

Good News Notes: “IceCure Medical, an Israel-based maker of tumor-freezing technology, said Sunday that it had received notification from the US Food and Drug Administration recognizing its ProSense product as a “breakthrough device” to freeze tumors in a number of medical conditions including breast cancer. The breakthrough devices recognition is given by the FDA for certain medical…

St. Jude patient from Ballard County, Kentucky, in remission from leukemia

Good News Notes: “Earlier this month, we introduced you to Hudson Pace, a Ballard County sixth-grader who’s battling leukemia. We’re happy to tell you that Hudson’s family says he is in remission! They announced it on their Facebook page, Healing 4 Hudson. His mom, Heather, says Hudson has a long treatment to complete, but they are…

Restaurant chain donates $15,000 to help kids smile

Good News Notes: “People Dedicated to Quality, better known as PDQ, held a month-long campaign in late 2020 to raise funds for Smile Train, a nonprofit dedicated to providing free cleft surgery and care to children globally. According to Smile Train, every three minutes a baby is born with a cleft lip or palate.  The…

7-year-old Alabama girl helps to fund her own brain surgery

Good News Notes: “Liza Scott, 7, started a lemonade stand at her mom’s bakery last summer so she could buy some frills like toys and sequined high-heel shoes. The bouncy little girl is still in business months later, yet the money is going toward something entirely different: surgery on her brain. Last month, doctors determined…