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2014-02-26 16:28:30

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Center at Truman Medical Centers opened for patient care on Monday, February 24, 2014. In June of last year, Truman Medical Centers (TMC) announced the $2.3 million gift by the R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation creating the first cancer care center in Kansas City, Mo, to bear the family's name. "There is definitely something special about Truman - the care, the staff, the dedication, this is what makes a...

2014-02-24 23:24:03

Grassroots Events Across USA on 3.3.14 Focus on Aggressive But Lesser-known Breast Cancer with Disproportionate Impact on Younger Women, African-American Women and Women with BRCA1 Gene Mutation Norwood, NJ (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Breast cancer treatments and public awareness have advanced in recent years; however, Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) lags behind with no targeted treatments for patients and minimal recognition of its existence. With up to 20% of breast cancers...

2014-02-24 12:27:05

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KEW Group Inc. (KEW), a privately held oncology services company located in Cambridge, Mass., announced today the recent closing of a private round of financing with Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) and The Bolyston Street Group. KEW is focused on providing state-of-the-art diagnostic services to help inform and advance community oncologists' treatment decisions for their patients. "We believe there is a strong need to arm community...

2014-02-24 12:24:09

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jesus Esquivel, MD, FACS, National Director of HIPEC Research and Medical Director, International Oncology Initiatives for Cancer Treatment Centers of America, has been selected to make two oral presentations at the 67th Society for Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium, taking place March 12-15, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The symposium is a leading international scientific meeting that offers attendees the opportunity to...

2014-02-19 23:31:12

Colleen’s Dream Foundation has granted $11,000 to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to help fund ovarian cancer research being conducted by Dr. Vance Broach, according to Colleen’s Dream Foundation President Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 With the help of ovarian cancer survivor Jill Pall and NFL kicker Ryan Quigley, Colleen’s Dream Foundation has granted $11,000, to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to help fund ovarian cancer research being...

2014-02-19 08:27:52

The CCSE encourages Cancer research through its support of the Cancer Research Society TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What is the Canadian Center of Science and Education? The CCSE is an online publisher of scholarly articles, allowing the spread of information by publishing thousands of articles every year. These articles range in subjects from Humanities, Biology, and Management Sciences to a wide variety of fields. (Photo:...

2014-02-12 23:25:49

Data from 2,000 cancer genomes to be jointly analyzed using uniform algorithms. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Annai Systems Inc., a provider of genomic data management solutions, today announced that it has partnered with the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) to provide its Annai GNOS™ data management software in support of six data centers around the world that will house a large data set for the Pan Cancer...

2014-02-12 23:25:02

ION Solutions, a diversified physician services organization whose membership represents more than half of the private practice oncologists in the United States, today announced the selection of Foundation Medicine as its preferred partner for comprehensive cancer genomic profiling services. Frisco, Texas (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 ION Solutions, a diversified physician services organization whose membership represents more than half of the private practice oncologists in the United...

2014-02-12 16:26:28

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to CVS/Caremark President and CEO Larry Merlo, the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) applauds CVS/Caremark's decision to put public health above profits. Smoking kills almost half a million adults in the United States every year. "HOPA members are on the front lines treating people living with cancer. As an integral part of the cancer care team, we see first-hand the devastating impact that cancer has on...

2014-02-11 23:01:33

American Journal of Epidemiology Selects Article Among Top Ten for 2013 Fremont, California (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Iona Cheng, Ph.D., a research scientist at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC), along with researchers of the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) consortium, has been recognized for groundbreaking work unraveling how genes influence dietary preferences to cause weight gain and obesity. The research article based on this work has...