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2014-09-27 04:21:04

LUGANO, Switzerland, September 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Helsinn Group, a Company focused on building quality cancer care, announces that anamorelin, its novel, once-daily ghrelin receptor agonist significantly increased lean body mass (LBM) compared with placebo in two Phase III trials comprising the largest trial program of its kind to date in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with cachexia, an area of significant unmet medical need In both pivotal...

2014-09-25 04:22:01

LUGANO, Switzerland, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group, a company focused on building quality cancer care, today announces that Phase III data from the largest trial program of its kind to date in anamorelin, a novel, once-daily ghrelin receptor agonist in development for cancer-anorexia-cachexia (CACS) in non-small cell lung cancer will be presented at the 38th European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Madrid, Spain, in 2014. Cancer...

2014-09-23 08:29:46

Funding will support expansion of industry's first big data cancer platform to make value-based cancer care delivery and reimbursement a reality HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COTA, Inc. today announced it has closed $3.7 million in a planned $7 million Series A funding round led by Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. (Horizon), with participation from Med-Metrix. COTA is the first big data platform designed by practicing oncologists to deliver real-time clinical...

2014-09-22 23:13:15

The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) welcomed nearly 400 participants from 40 countries at the International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) 2014, held September 7-11, 2014 at the Hilton Panama Hotel, Panama City, Panama. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) welcomed nearly 400 participants from 40 countries at the International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) 2014, held September 7-11, 2014...

2014-09-22 12:29:03

New Relationship Brings World-Renowned Expertise to Cancer Patients COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OhioHealth announced today that the system is Ohio's first certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, a world renowned-leader in cancer care. "This collaboration will help advance cancer care in the communities that OhioHealth serves while still keeping that care local for patients and...

2014-09-15 12:27:03

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Navneet Sharda M.D. and his team at Cancer Care Center Las Vegas have recently announced their continued investment in cutting edge cancer treatments and up to date techniques. With thousands of patients treated at the Center and a national reputation as leaders in the field, this strategy appears to be paying off. In speaking with multiple cancer survivors who have undergone cancer treatment at the Center, it's clear Dr. Sharda is beloved...

2014-09-10 08:31:47

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), September 14-16 in San Francisco, Elekta (booth #1308) will highlight solutions that support the connections health care providers make to their practices, their patients and the world. Elekta's theme at ASTRO 2014 is: Connected Care. Because the future is collaborative. As software continues to play a critical role in cancer care, Elekta will highlight...

2014-09-09 23:03:27

Health experts Amy Windham, an American Institutes for Research (AIR) Senior Researcher, San Keller, AIR Managing Research Scientist, and AIR Institute Fellow Steven Garfinkel will introduce the Consumer-based Cancer Care Value Index (CCCVI) at an event convened by the National Patient Advocate Foundation on September 9, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. ET at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Health experts Amy Windham, an American Institutes for...

2014-09-08 23:08:38

Strong-Bridge Consulting joins Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Redfin as an official sponsor of Cancer for College (CFC) (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Strong-Bridge LLC announced that it has joined forces with Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Redfin as an official sponsor of Cancer for College (CFC). Will Ferrell will share behind the scenes stories...

2014-09-08 16:23:19

DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Combine a sophisticated affair at a beautiful venue recognizing a well-deserving philanthropic couple and benefiting cancer research and it results in the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 21st Annual Partners Night, at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, at the historic Detroit Public Library located at 5201 Woodward Ave., in Detroit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144081 The Detroit Public Library, celebrating its 150...


Word of the Day
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.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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