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2014-05-22 23:08:49

StrataCore is sponsoring RAAM Team BTF who will compete in the 3,000-mile race across America this June to drive awareness and funds for Seattle’s Ben Towne Foundation, whose mission is to speed up the creation of new treatments for pediatric cancer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 StrataCore—the premiere Data Center, Cloud, and Connectivity consulting agency in the Pacific Northwest—shows its commitment not only to the Seattle-area community but also to the development of...

2014-05-22 23:07:52

American Brain Tumor Association Conference to Be Held July 25 - 26 Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The American Brain Tumor Association will host its annual patient and family conference, the largest research, education and networking event solely dedicated to advancing the understanding of the latest brain tumor research, treatment and caregiving strategies, on July 25 & 26, at the Renaissance Chicago O’Hare Suites, in Chicago. Brain tumor experts from across the country are...

2014-05-22 16:25:42

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has been recognized by the Healthcare Advertising Awards competition for three of its 2013 advertising and integrated communications campaigns. The company received a Gold award for its Breast Cancer Awareness Month social media campaign; a Silver award for the educational video titled "The Anatomy of Cancer" and a Bronze award for its long-form "documercial" titled "Cancer, Winning...

2014-05-21 23:16:10

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, The Changing Role of the Cancer Registrar, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, The Changing Role of the Cancer Registrar, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. She discusses how last week marked NCRA's 40th Annual Education Conference, being held in Nashville. Fitting with the Music City location, is the conference theme, “Working...

2014-05-21 11:53:41

Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered an enzyme they say is tightly linked to how aggressive pancreatic cancer will be in a patient. They say the study, published in Molecular Cancer Research, provides key insights into the most aggressive form of the disease, which is one of the deadliest human cancers. It also offers a number of possible future clinical advances, such as a way to gauge outcome in individual patients, and insight into potential therapy to shut down...

2014-05-20 23:17:41

Elite cancer care specialists in Turkey are providing the latest technology and the most innovative, affordable therapies to increase the chances of a cure. Surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, and cancer care specialists at VisitandCare.com are working together to implement advanced treatment options to foreign cancer patients. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A close collaboration between oncologists in Turkey and expert scientists is generating...

2014-05-20 12:33:25

Cost Effective In Vitro Model Enables Earlier Testing of More Compounds BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced a new service offering - a novel in vitro 12-cell line panel assay designed to predict drug activity and improve the success rate of drugs tested in xenograft models. The assay was recently presented in a poster entitled, "A Quick and Cost Effective 12-Cell Line Panel Assay to Predict Drug Activity in Human...

2014-05-20 12:33:00

As FDA Process Proceeds, Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation Realizes Ultimate Goal ERIE, Pa., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Before losing his bout with leukemia in 2009, John Kanzius vowed to find "a better way" to treat cancer. Today, more than four decades after the US declared "war on cancer," we are one step closer to a world where cancer is treated with no side effects. In the coming weeks, a research team led by Drs. Steven Curley, Stuart Corr, and Rita Serda will submit an...

2014-05-20 08:31:32

PHILADELPHIA, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosby's oncology-specific nursing skills to be reviewed and updated by expert professional association Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today its collaboration with the Oncology Nursing Society [https://www.ons.org ] to review and amend 76 oncology-related skills in Mosby's...

2014-05-19 23:04:54

Thyroid cancer increased from 14th to 5th most common cancer in women over last 20 years Fremont, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The dramatic increase in the incidence of thyroid cancer worldwide over the past three decades likely relates to modifiable behavioral or environmental factors, as opposed to improved diagnostic capability, according to researchers at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) and their colleague at the Stanford University School of Medicine....


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