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2013-10-19 23:03:04

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses discovery of a potential new role for DNA in the prevention of brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a potential new role for DNA in the prevention of brain tumors. According to an October 10, 2013 article published by Cancer Research UK titled “New Role for DNA...

2013-09-27 23:03:30

The Firm is representing cell phone radiation lawsuit plaintiffs who allegedly suffered brain tumors from cell phones. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 As cell phone radiation lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/cell-phone-radiation-lawsuit.html) move forward throughout the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study published in the International Journal of Oncology appears to confirm a link between cell phones and brain tumors that has been seen in previous...

2013-09-14 23:00:57

The Brain Tumor Run for Research 5k intends to raise awareness about brain tumors and is just around the corner. With a focus to raise critically needed funding for brain tumor research and awareness, the goal of the Brain Tumor Run for Research 5k is to make a difference in the lives of brain tumor patients and those who have been affected by it. Pensacola, Florida (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 Greg Schnoor of Jump Start Marketing is organizing the Brain Tumor Run for Research 5k at the...

2013-09-06 23:19:32

A new study in the current issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows how a team of scientists led by Rex Moats, Ph.D., and Karen Aboody, M.D., discovered a safe, effective way to track the migration and distribution of neural stem cells used in treating invasive brain tumors. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 A new study in the current issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows how a team of scientists led by Rex Moats, Ph.D., and Karen Aboody, M.D., discovered a safe,...

2013-08-29 23:04:16

Led by WPI, a multi-institution team is developing a system that combines an MRI-guided robot with ablation by high-intensity ultrasound to accurately destroy tumors without damaging surrounding tissue. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 With a five-year, $3 million R01 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), through the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a team of researchers led by Gregory Fischer, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and robotics...

2013-08-24 23:03:25

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new technique being used by surgeons that allows them to see the entirety of brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 On August 24, Voices Against Brain Cancer comments on a new technique being used by surgeons that allows them to light up brain tumors, making it possible to see them in their entirety. According to an August 19th article published by My Suncoast titled,...

2013-07-24 10:14:56

Noninvasive molecular diagnosis could guide, improve treatment choice Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers and their colleagues have used digital versions of a standard molecular biology tool to detect a common tumor-associated mutation in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients with brain tumors. In their report being published in the open-access journal Molecular Therapy – Nucleic Acids, the investigators describe using advanced forms of the...

2013-07-19 23:17:03

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on the discovery of a Nano drug that may aid in treatment of brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 On July 19, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on the discovery of a Nano drug, SapC-DOPS, that may aid in treating brain tumors. According to a July 17, 2013 article published on MedicalXpress.com entitled...

2013-05-07 23:03:28

Advocates from across the country joined the National Brain Tumor Society in meeting with congressional leaders to discuss the importance of cancer research funding and oral chemotherapy parity. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today held their annual “Head to the Hill” advocacy day in Washington, D.C. The event drew hundreds of brain tumor advocates from across the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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