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2014-06-24 08:30:24

Using CyberKnife and chemotherapy, doctors treat primary and metastatic tumors FENTON, Mo., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When St. Louis CyberKnife patient Theresa Thompson was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, doctors determined the disease had spread beyond her lungs to her brain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140623/120686 While stage IV lung cancer is difficult to treat, doctors reviewed her case and decided to aggressively treat with CyberKnife and chemotherapy....

2014-06-23 12:28:59

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus CyberKnife, a service of Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, has reached an important milestone with the treatment of its 1,000(th) patient. This month marks four years of operation for Columbus CyberKnife, the area's only CyberKnife(®) treatment provider and one of only four in Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DA98217 "This is a testament to our team's specialized expertise in stereotactic radiosurgery and...

2014-06-23 08:28:38

SAN ANTONIO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, releases the updated corporate video explaining its lead drug candidate, G-202. The video explains, "The thapsigargin plant, a weed that grows abundantly in the Mediterranean, kills by disruption of the calcium balance in cells, all cells. Now, Genspera has targeted its active ingredient thapsigargin, to kill only the cells we select:...

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...

2014-06-20 08:23:49

Company Refutes Latest Feuerstein False Headline and Attacks BETHESDA, Md., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, today refuted Adam Feuerstein's latest false headline and attack on the Company, and reaffirmed the Company's recent interim data announcements from its Phase I/II clinical trial of DCVax-Direct for all inoperable solid tumors....

2014-06-18 23:02:56

New research report “Glioblastoma Multiforme Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - Growth to Hinge on the Success of Personalized Vaccine Following Early Approval in Germany” elaborated by GBI Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, in 2019, the world GBM market value is anticipated to amount to USD 583 million. London, UK (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Owing to the poor prognosis under presently available treatment options, therapies with high...

2014-06-17 23:09:55

American Brain Tumor Association’s Team Breakthrough Racing; Raising Funds to Advance the Understanding and Treatment of Brain Tumors (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Each day, 500 people are diagnosed with a brain tumor. One day two years ago, Holly Remmers’ mother was one of those 500. Her mother was diagnosed with a glioblastoma and lost her battle within a year of diagnosis. After her mother’s brain tumor diagnosis, Remmers didn't know where to turn or what to do, so she started...

2014-06-17 23:06:43

New thermal therapy provides options for patients with tumors that otherwise would be deemed inoperable. Less invasive than traditional surgery, this new procedure shortens patients' recovery and hospital stays. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Neurosurgeons at the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI) are using MRI-guided laser technology to successfully ablate malignant brain tumors, becoming the first in the region to use this FDA-cleared system....

2014-06-17 23:06:04

Neurosurgeon Peter Nakaji has published four academic papers with colleagues, each discussing technology and the intraoperative diagnosis of brain tumors. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Acclaimed neurosurgeon Peter Nakaji has joined with several of his colleagues to publish four academic papers discussing methods of diagnosing tumors in the human brain. These methods would allow for the diagnosis of tumors either in the operating room during brain surgery or shortly thereafter....

2014-06-17 12:28:46

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota performs first known minimally invasive Visualase surgery on rare mature teratoma tumor; results showcased on nationally syndicated talk show, The Doctors ST. PAUL, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A rare brain tumor in a previously inoperable area of an 8-year-old boy's brain remains dormant nearly four months after a second laser ablation surgery, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota reported today upon the story being...


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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