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2014-09-11 23:05:47

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to announce next year’s law school scholarship for survivors or family members affected by blood cancers. San Diego, California (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, a national event to bring much needed attention to these disorders. That makes September the perfect time to announce next year’s law school scholarship for survivors or family members affected by blood cancers. The Law...

2014-09-03 08:32:32

- Infinity to Receive $275 Million Upfront Payment and $530 Million in Potential Milestones - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INFI) and AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that they have entered into a global collaboration to develop and commercialize duvelisib (IPI-145), Infinity's oral inhibitor of phosphoinositide-3-kinase (PI3K)-delta and PI3K-gamma, for the treatment of patients with cancer....

2014-09-02 12:28:40

Home Decor Retailer Launches National In-Store Fundraiser and Sponsors Light The Night Walks to Support Cancer Cures PLANO, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Home, the home decor superstore, announced today a national partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to finding cures for blood cancers. Throughout the month of September, Blood Cancer Awareness Month, At Home team members will be collecting $1, $5...

2014-08-27 08:27:52

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to Raise $300,000 during September, Blood Cancer Awareness Month WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed. More than 1.1 million Americans are living with, or in remission from, these diseases. Certain forms of these diseases are the most common types of cancer in children and adolescents younger than 20 years. Almost 150,000 Americans will be diagnosed with these cancers this year. There are few,...

2014-07-24 16:26:56

HILDEN, Germany, and MARSEILLE, France, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Exclusive global license from University of Tokyo enables development of QIAGEN assays for SF3B1 mutations, including next-generation sequencing (NGS) gene panels, for blood cancers - Mutations of SF3B1 gene, to be targeted by new test, indicate favorable prognosis for patients with bone marrow disorders known as myelodysplastic syndromes - QIAGEN...

2014-07-17 12:29:31

-COMMUNITY LEADERS RAISED $30.5 MILLION TO HELP FIND CANCER CURES- WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chicago man and Los Angeles woman raised $386,284 and $343,962, respectively, to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) mission to find cures for blood cancers and ensure that patients have access to lifesaving treatments. As the leading fundraisers in the 2014 Man & Woman of the Year campaign, the 24(th) year for this prestigious program, these...

2014-02-11 12:27:34

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced that John Walter, who has served as president and chief executive officer of the organization since 2008, has stepped down. Louis J. DeGennaro, Ph.D., has been named interim president and CEO while the board of directors considers a permanent replacement. Dr. DeGennaro has been serving as LLS executive vice president and chief mission officer. Walter will consult with LLS...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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