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2013-04-10 23:02:57

ACF Welcomes Prominent Veterinary and Human Oncologists to its Scientific Advisory Council. The Council Advises the Executive Board on Comparative Oncology Award Grant Criteria and Evaluation. Norwalk, Connecticut (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 Animal Cancer Foundation (ACF) has appointed several prominent leaders in the veterinary and human oncology field to serve as Scientific Advisory Council to its Executive Board. (http://www.acfoundation.org/about/council.php) The Scientific Advisory...

2009-10-29 08:00:00

BREA, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer is not strictly a "human" condition. As the No. 1 disease-related killer of dogs and cats, cancer claims millions of pets each year. This November, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, will seek to increase awareness about the prevalence, detection and treatment of pet cancer during its fifth annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month. To raise funds for pet cancer research, VPI has...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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