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WHO Report Warns Of Impending Global Cancer Disaster
2014-02-04 08:31:27

[ Watch the Video: World Cancer Day 2014 ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Coinciding with World Cancer Day, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IACR) released the World Cancer Report 2014, which highlights the need for health professionals around the world to strengthen prevention efforts on a disease that is quickly becoming a global health disaster. The report maintains that the “global battle against...

2014-02-03 23:02:17

Ibrutinib, a small molecule inhibitor of Bruton’s tyrosine kinase, will be investigated in combination with rituximab by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group in its latest clinical trial, E1912. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) announced today that it has activated E1912, a randomized phase III clinical trial to evaluate the ability of the combination of ibrutinib and rituximab to prolong progression-free survival in previously...

2014-02-03 20:22:40

GENEVA, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New UN Agency report shows cancer is now the world's biggest killer - with the number of cases set to explode in coming years World Cancer Day: On World Cancer Day 2014, a new global cancer report compiled by UN Agency, The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC [http://www.iarc.fr ]) shows:[1] - As a single entity, cancer is the biggest cause of mortality worldwide[2] - there were an...

2014-02-03 12:29:04

OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project, one of the largest research platforms in the world has succeeded in engaging Canadians across the country and reached its goal of enrolling close to 300,000 participants in Canada. That is about 1-in-55 Canadians between the 35 and 69 years old, voluntarily engaging in a project that will help researchers understand the causes of cancer and other chronic diseases. "The federal government is proud of its...

2014-02-03 12:29:02

MIAMI, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday afternoon, April 6(th) 2014, "Rockin' For The Cure" is hosting a Walk-a-thon ("Walkin' For The Cure") at Tropical Park in Miami, Florida to help raise money for the new Cancer Research and Treatment Center being built by the Baptist Health Foundation in South Florida. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/CL57227) On Wednesday, January 29, 2014, the Baptist Health Foundation announced plans to build the new $400 million...

2014-02-03 08:28:35

Patients of RainTree Community Oncology Practices to Benefit from Greater Point-of-Care Access to Oral Medications SAN DIEGO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RT Oncology Services Corporation ("RainTree"), the nation's leading community oncology alliance, today formally launched its expanded pharmacy network with Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). Through this unique network, RainTree offers member practices that have oral drug dispensing greater access to plans than any other Pharmacy...

2014-02-03 08:20:14

Cadillac is Host Sponsor for dinner to raise money for chemotherapy unit renovation DETROIT, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation is donating $400,000 to support cancer research conducted by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. The grant celebrates Karmanos' 32(nd) Annual Dinner and brings to nearly $7.3 million the combined contributions from the GM Foundation and GM over the last 17 years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/DE57300 )...

2014-02-01 23:02:26

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, applauds Seattle Seahawks Mascot Blitz the Hawk for delivering high-fives and hugs to pediatric brain cancer patients. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research, commends the Seattle Seahawks’ mascot, Blitz the Hawk, for reaching out to pediatric brain cancer patients. According to the January 17, 2014 article...

2014-01-31 23:34:23

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on SeeWord, a new app designed specifically for brain cancer patients. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a recently released mobile app that was designed specifically for brain cancer patients. According to a January 26, 2014 article published by WYMT TV, titled “Brother...

2014-01-31 23:26:08

A pediatric cancer diagnosis is shocking and frightening for parents, but good education and support resources can foster hope and help parents walk calmly alongside their child during treatment and beyond. St Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 It’s not difficult to imagine the heartache and challenges facing a parent whose child has been diagnosed with pediatric cancer. Cure rates are higher than ever, and there are hundreds of resources to help both parents and young patients cope...