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2011-06-06 07:05:00

DETROIT, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute was selected the winner of the 2010 Award of Excellence in the Specialty Hospitals category by Health Care Weekly Review. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) For the fourth consecutive year, Health Care Weekly Review has recognized Michigan's heath care institutions annually for the Award of Excellence in four categories: Full Service Hospitals; Specialty Hospitals;...

2011-06-06 05:00:00

CLEVELAND, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) Seidman Cancer Center, Northeast Ohio's first and only freestanding cancer hospital, opens to patients on June 6. The ten-story, 150-bed cancer hospital will house the latest cancer-fighting treatments and technology - all in a patient-centered, healing-focused environment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110606/CL13806 ) The $260 million, 375,000-square-foot hospital is named for Jane and Lee Seidman in honor...

2011-05-16 06:55:00

DETROIT, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 40,000 people of all ages will gather this Saturday, May 21, at Comerica Park, for the 20th Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®. More than 10,000 pink ribbons will line Woodward Ave. and circle Comerica Park to celebrate survivors, honor loved ones and greet supporters who are walking or running in Michigan's largest race. Metro Detroiters continue to demonstrate their remarkable spirit, compassion and...

2011-05-05 06:55:00

DETROIT, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 450 guests attended the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 29th Annual Dinner gala on Saturday, April 30, at the beautiful General Motors Heritage Center, in Sterling Heights. Dan Akerson, chairman and chief executive officer for General Motors Company, and his wife Karin, chaired the event. The Annual Dinner raised more than $868,000, which includes a $50,000 grant from the General Motors Foundation. Proceeds from the event...

2011-04-30 11:00:00

DETROIT, April 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation awarded the Karmanos Cancer Institute a $50,000 grant Saturday evening for research to help the nationally renowned Detroit-based center in its work toward curing and treating cancer. The grant was announced at the Karmanos' Annual Fundraising dinner by General Motors Co. Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson and his wife Karin, co-chairs for the event. In addition to the foundation's grant, GM supported the Institute's...

2011-04-20 10:54:00

10 Minutes of Preventative Cancer Screening that can Help Save Lives DETROIT, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit will be conducting free oral, head and neck cancer screenings on Friday, May 13, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., in conjunction with National Oral Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (May 8 - 14.) This is the second year Karmanos is offering the free screening. Some of the symptoms of oral cancer go unnoticed. A simple 10-minute...

2011-04-06 07:00:00

Abstract # 5537 ORLANDO, Fla., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented a study at the American Association for Cancer Research's 102nd Annual Meeting 2011 that identifies a key enzyme in non-small cell lung cancers that could potentially make standard chemotherapy more effective against this highly deadly disease. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) The title of the poster...

2011-04-05 07:00:00

Abstract # 3359 ORLANDO, Fla., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented scientific findings at the American Association for Cancer Research's 102nd Annual Meeting 2011 that detail the role of a human tumor suppressor gene and its role in inhibiting prostate cancer metastasis to the bone. The title of the poster presentation is, "Maspin Induces MET in Prostate Cancer Cell Cultured in 3D-Collagen I." The...

2011-04-04 12:00:00

Abstract # 2693 ORLANDO, Fla., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented data at the American Association for Cancer Research's 102nd Annual Meeting 2011 showing that when tumor cryoablation - or the freezing of tumor tissue while preserving tumor-associated antigens - is coupled with immune system modulation, the procedures have the potential to initiate or amplify tumor immunity. (Logo:...

2011-03-24 02:00:00

DALLAS, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas) is now home to North Texas' largest outpatient cancer center. The new Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas opens to the public Saturday, March 26. The 467,000 square-foot facility marks a new era in cancer care for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and beyond by offering comprehensive services for cancer patients from initial diagnosis through post-recovery. Baylor Dallas, already...


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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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