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2014-06-13 20:21:28

Father, Advocate, and Seven-Time Lung Cancer Survivor Inspires Awareness WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation announces Richard Heimler, seven-time lung cancer survivor and father of two, as the June LUNGevity Hero for his advocacy and awareness-raising. Since his diagnosis in spring 2004, Richard has jumped into action - fighting the disease for a remarkable ten years while also advocating for more funds for important, lifesaving lung cancer research....

2014-06-13 08:24:14

Research grant recipient will be studying the contribution of the polycomb repressive complex (PRC2) towards gastric cancer progression. FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF), a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds for stomach cancer, launched its first research grant of $50,000 for a Young Fellowship Award. The organization presented Dr. David Allison with the fellowship on April 5, 2014 at the...

2014-06-12 12:27:16

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Wilms' Tumor (Nephroblastoma) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_r_d/clinical_trials/wilms_tumor_nephroblastoma_global_clinical_trials_review.html Wilms' Tumor (Nephroblastoma) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 Summary GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Wilms' Tumor (Nephroblastoma) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1,...

2014-06-11 16:27:29

St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center receives "exceptional" score from National Cancer Institute--highest rating awarded to cancer centers MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center has been renewed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), earning the highest possible score of "exceptional." St. Jude remains the first and only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that is devoted...

2014-06-10 16:26:49

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Extensive clinical experience suggests that hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) may play an important role in the ongoing treatment of colorectal cancer patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (CRCPC). However, there is no established nonsurgical process to select patients for HIPEC treatment as part of recommended standard of care or for clinical trial inclusion....

2014-06-10 08:24:53

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 5,000 people will run and walk a 5K course to raise funds and awareness about pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, at PurpleStride Washington, D.C. 2014 presented by the Eileen McCarthy Gallant Family on June 14. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-06-09 12:29:21

Treatment results, family and faith are motivating factors for cancer patients today SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from The Cancer Experience: A National Study of Patients and Caregivers finds that nearly one in four cancer patients and caregivers remain dissatisfied with their care experience (independent of treatment outcome). The results of this 2014 study echo the findings from the inaugural study, also commissioned by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA)...

2014-06-05 23:14:29

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, Where the Military and the Cancer Registry Meet, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, Where the Military and the Cancer Registry Meet, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Last Monday, we remembered the brave men and women who’ve fought for our country and paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedom. Members of the armed...

2014-06-05 23:01:58

Barbara and Edward Netter awarded prestigious distinction by the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Barbara Netter and her late husband Edward Netter – Greenwich residents and founders of Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) – were awarded the prestigious Distinguished Service Award by the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) on Thursday, May 22, 2014. The award – presented in Washington, DC before an audience of over...

2014-06-05 23:01:20

Multi-Platinum Artist Alecia “P!nk” Moore To Be Honored At Private Luncheon (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Join the Virtual Lunch with P!nk benefit for Fertile Action Live Stream and support the LA Oncofertility Network with a $5 donation at http://www.oncobump.com. June 4, 2014 - Los Angeles - Leading cancer specialists Dr. Maggie DiNome, Dr. Jamie Shamonki and Fertile Action are joining forces to launch the Los Angeles Oncofertility Network (LAON), the first of its kind medical cooperative,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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