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2014-02-05 12:28:35

New Members Contribute Expertise and Vision to LUNGevity's Research Program WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, one of the nation's premier lung cancer research foundations, announces two key additions to its Scientific Advisory Board: Dr. Julie Brahmer of Johns Hopkins and Dr. John Heymach of MD Anderson Cancer Center. The Scientific Advisory Board is an integral part of the foundation, guiding LUNGevity's funding of research into early detection...

2014-01-23 16:25:16

Remedy's registry technology will enable real-time aggregation of data and analytics from cancer centers across the country SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedy Informatics, Inc., the leading provider of registry-based clinical informatics software for healthcare delivery and life sciences research, announced that it has been selected by the American Society of Clinical Oncology® (ASCO®) to provide the technology platform for the nationwide Quality Oncology Practice...

2014-01-22 23:25:28

PhenoPath is one of the first labs in the US to adopt all the complex changes of the 2013 ASCO-CAP HER2 Testing Guideline updates in breast cancer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 PhenoPath is one of the first labs in the US to adopt all the complex changes of the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology and College of American Pathologists (ASCO-CAP) HER2 Testing Guideline updates in breast cancer. PhenoPath offers both IHC and FISH—including options for alternative Chromosome...

2014-01-16 08:26:45

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diablo Valley Oncology and Hematology Medical Group has received reaccreditation by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The QOPI® Certification Program provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet the highest standards for quality cancer care. "Our goal is to provide the highest...

2014-01-07 08:32:15

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John S. Kovach, M.D., President and CEO, Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. (LIXT.PK), announces the appointment of Daniel D. Von Hoff, MD, FACP, to the company's Scientific Advisory Board. "We are extremely pleased that Dr. Von Hoff has joined the Lixte Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Von Hoff is internationally recognized as a leader in the pre-clinical and clinical development of new anti-cancer drugs. He and his colleagues were...

2013-12-13 09:38:35

More than one third of younger, early stage breast cancer patients undergo unnecessary imaging procedures – including position emission tomography (PET), computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine bone scans (NMBS) and tumor markers (TM) -- at the time of staging and diagnosis, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Presented at a poster session at the 2013 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium by Carlos Barcenas, M.D., assistant professor...

2013-10-30 23:03:33

Mount Sinai is the first only site in Manhattan with a QOPI®-certified practice. New York (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The American Society of Clinical Oncology has awarded its Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) certification to gastrointestinal medical oncologists at The Tisch Cancer Center at Mount Sinai. “We are exceedingly proud to have attained QOPI certification,” said Randall F. Holcombe, MD, Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Icahn School of...

2013-09-20 23:04:08

MediaPlanet partners with USA today to distribute ‘the future of cancer care & survivorship’. Cross-platform special section celebrates advancements within oncology, and provides readers with insight about the future of the disease. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 With constant developments being made in the field of medical and technologic research, the diagnosis and treatment of cancer continues to constantly improve. Mediaplanet’s 2013 edition of ‘The Future of...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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