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2014-02-11 16:25:49

Partnership to Raise Money for Research Grants Exploring the Impact of Healthy Living on Cancer & Cancer Related Diseases OWINGS MILLS, Md., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs announced today its partnership with The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation's leading cancer research funding organizations. As part of this...

2014-02-11 12:27:34

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced that John Walter, who has served as president and chief executive officer of the organization since 2008, has stepped down. Louis J. DeGennaro, Ph.D., has been named interim president and CEO while the board of directors considers a permanent replacement. Dr. DeGennaro has been serving as LLS executive vice president and chief mission officer. Walter will consult with LLS...

2014-02-11 08:31:04

FAIRFIELD, Ohio, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DDC Medical, a division of DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC) and one of the world's largest providers of STR DNA testing, supports the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Cell Line Authentication Initiative (CLAI), by offering free Human Cell Line Authentication and Mycoplasma Detection testing to the PCF's grant recipients. This initiative is improving the quality and efficacy of prostate cancer research supported by the Prostate Cancer...

2014-02-10 23:04:09

Prevention is critical as cancer cases rise. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 CancerCare, a leading national nonprofit organization providing free support services to anyone affected by cancer, proudly supports CVS Caremark’s stance against tobacco products. CVS Caremark, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, recently announced the decision to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products in their stores by October. The company predicts this change will drastically...

2014-02-10 08:25:35

WESTLAKE, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomOncology and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) today announced a partnership for the exclusive commercial development of a decision support tool based on My Cancer Genome(TM), an online precision cancer medicine knowledge resource for physicians, patients, caregivers and researchers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/CL58248LOGO ) Through this collaboration, GenomOncology and VICC will enhance My Cancer Genome...

2014-02-08 23:03:46

Kurt Jacquin, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in San Antonio, TX is proud to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 Kurt Jacquin, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in San Antonio, TX is proud to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient...

2014-02-05 12:28:35

New Members Contribute Expertise and Vision to LUNGevity's Research Program WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, one of the nation's premier lung cancer research foundations, announces two key additions to its Scientific Advisory Board: Dr. Julie Brahmer of Johns Hopkins and Dr. John Heymach of MD Anderson Cancer Center. The Scientific Advisory Board is an integral part of the foundation, guiding LUNGevity's funding of research into early detection...

2014-02-04 23:31:51

Volunteers from MiniCo and Other Local Businesses Shave Their Heads to Support Childhood Cancer Research Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, will host one of its signature head-shaving events at Tim Finnegan’s Restaurant & Pub in Phoenix, Arizona, on Saturday, March 8, 2014, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., where volunteers from MiniCo and other local businesses including...

2014-02-04 08:36:04

DETROIT, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute announces the appointment of Margaret Dimond, Ph.D., as president of the Karmanos Cancer Hospital, effective immediately. She will report directly to Karmanos Cancer Institute President and CEO Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/DC57802) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) "We are honored to have Margaret Dimond join our...

2014-02-04 08:33:12

WESTLAKE, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomOncology today announced that the University of Pittsburgh has selected GenomOncology's GenomAnalytics(TM) platform and services to explore and mine the breadth of data that exists in The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/CL58248LOGO) Cancer is a complex disease of the genome with each tumor having its own set of genetic anomalies. Increased understanding of the genetic changes in cancer...