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2014-09-23 08:30:25

Medical journey of Arizona boy precedes that of Britain's Ashya King SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While proton therapy recently began in the Czech Republic for British pediatric brain cancer patent Ashya King, another case in the United States draws to a close today with a promising outlook, as a young boy who was given just days to live now looks forward to his first day of kindergarten. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147644 When 5-year-old Logan Green...

2014-09-23 08:28:25

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, September 27 beginning at 6:30 PM at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall and Plaza, 445 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, CA 90024, Art of the Brain, (AOB) an unprecedented organization of "Brain Buddies," brain cancer patients and families who celebrate art, creativity and life undefeated by brain cancer, will enjoy its 15(th) Anniversary Gala. Art of the Brain will debut the first ever art show created by brain cancer patients, in...

2014-09-11 12:27:08

Medical Community Members and Locals Honored For Their Tireless Support For The Cause And Ongoing Fight For A Cure WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voices Against Brain Cancer is set to host its inaugural annual "Join the Voices! D.C. Walk." On Sunday, September 21, 2014 The National Mall will be filled with individuals, friends, family and loved ones joined together in support of this worthy cause. Registration begins at 8:00 AM with a 9:00 AM start time. The...

2014-08-13 08:29:58

Phase III Trial Is Alive And Well; "Hint Of Failure" A Complete Fabrication; No Interim Analysis of Efficacy Done; 55 Patients' Positive Data Independently Collected. BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, today corrected ongoing false claims by Adam Feuerstein published on the TheStreet.com about the Company's Phase III trial of DCVax-L...

2014-08-11 08:29:18

Trial Progressing On Track; BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced an update about the Company's Phase III clinical trial of DCVax®-L for Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain cancer in conjunction with the Company's separate announcement today about certain changes to the Phase III trial. The update from the Company...

2014-08-11 08:29:14

Important New Variable Covered. Threshold for Meeting Primary Endpoint Lowered. BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that, following a 9-month process of regulatory submissions and reviews by regulators in the US, UK and Germany, it has obtained regulatory approvals to make certain enhancements to its ongoing...

2014-07-31 23:07:34

Researchmoz, provider of premium market research report announces the addition of "Brain Cancer - Pipeline Review, H2 2014" to its store. Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Global Markets , Brain Cancer - Pipeline Review, H2 2014, provides an overview of the Brain Cancers therapeutic pipeline. This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Brain Cancer, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target,...

2014-07-24 16:24:49

Tony Danza Appointed as Master of Ceremonies for the Charitable Event NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voices Against Brain Cancer, in partnership with New York Road Runners, will host its annual "Join The Voices! New York Run/Walk" on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at The Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park at 8:30 a.m. The charitable event, which last year raised close to one million dollars, will feature a five-mile run, a scenic walk, kids races and a fun family festival....

2014-07-16 12:42:09

University of North Carolina Health Care UNC researchers lay the groundwork for a new approach to brain cancer treatments and a better understanding of Parkinson's disease Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have discovered that the protein PARC/CUL9 helps neurons and brain cancer cells override the biochemical mechanisms that lead to cell death in most other cells. In neurons, long-term survival allows for proper brain function as we age. In brain cancer cells, though, long-term...

2014-06-22 23:03:27

Dr. Leroy Hood, Institute for Systems Biology President, Accepts CEF’s Annual Inspirational Award on Dr. Foltz’ Behalf Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Dr. Greg Foltz, longtime supporter of the Chris Elliott Fund, and eminent Seattle neurosurgeon and researcher, was this year’s recipient of CEF’s Inspirational Award, presented annually at the Brains Matter Awareness and Celebration Luncheon. As a young man, Dr. Foltz gave up a promising career as a pianist to pursue a career as a...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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