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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....

2014-05-19 12:26:17

Thousands to gather in Chicago for nation's largest survivorship celebration CHICAGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, June 1, nearly 4,000 people, including more than 700 cancer survivors, will gather in Chicago's Grant Park for the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University's 21(st) Annual Cancer Survivors' Celebration Walk & 5K. The event will bring cancer survivors, families and friends together with the physicians, scientists and...

2014-05-19 08:29:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB), a team of atheists, humanists and religious allies, just completed their second year with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night® fundraising campaign. FBB is a national partner in support of LLS's mission to find cures and ensure access to treatments for patients with blood cancers. As a Special Friend of Light The Night, FBB has raised $930,000 to date. In their first...

2014-05-16 08:25:35

BEIJING, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" or the "Company") (NYSE: CCM), a leading specialty hospital management solution provider and operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced it has engaged The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ("MD Anderson") as a consultant for its cancer hospital projects under planning in Shanghai and Beijing. According to the...

2014-05-15 23:11:55

CHAMPS Oncology announces the official launch of their CHAMPS Oncology Outlook blog, focused on the cancer industry, program standards, registry operations and more. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 CHAMPS Oncology announces the official launch of their CHAMPS Oncology Outlook blog, focused on the cancer industry, program standards, registry operations and more. Led by CHAMPS Oncology’s Vice President Toni Hare, CHAMPS Oncology Outlook is centered around providing necessary...

2014-05-15 23:10:31

Local affiliate of national health organization continues 16-year tradition of funding programs to help fill gaps in breast health services for underserved populations. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Michigan’s health care landscape has evolved with the launch of the Affordable Care Act and the Healthy Michigan Plan. Throughout these changes, the West Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen remains a trusted funding resource for undeserved individuals. Federal and state-funded...

2014-05-15 23:00:47

Created by Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, this video was created to raise awareness about the excitement and the hope cancer immunotherapy clinical trials can offer patients with NSCLC today. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 A recently released video on cancer immunotherapy is offering new hope to patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the type of cancer which makes up 85% to 90% of all lung cancer cases in the US and claims more lives each year than colon, breast, and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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