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2014-05-12 08:31:04

IRVING, Texas, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Shore Hematology Oncology Associates (NSHOA) and Caris Life Sciences today announced a collaboration to establish a personalized cancer care program for patients in the greater Long Island area. This program will leverage the power of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM), the industry's leading comprehensive tumor profiling service, to better target therapy options based on each patient's unique cancer biology. With the addition of this...

2014-05-11 12:21:07

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., May 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 50,000 participants gathered at Mall of America(®) today to honor those affected by breast cancer at the 22nd annual Susan G. Komen Twin Cities Race for the Cure(®). Together the group was able to raise approximately $2.5 million for breast cancer research, education, screening and preliminary treatment programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140511/86385 Top finishers for the 5K run are as follows: -- Marcus...

2014-05-09 23:05:43

Part 2 in this Genomic Series will help cancer researchers better understand how genomic data can be used to gain insights into drug resistance, and will focus specifically on resistance and response in a specific subtype of breast cancer. The live broadcast takes place on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 1 p.m. EDT. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Next generation sequencing (NGS) has posed new challenges and opportunities in cancer treatment and drug development. NGS has allowed...

2014-05-09 23:02:02

Utilizing the international platform of the Indianapolis 500 to raise awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer, experienced digital marketing firm selected to close the loop for online donations. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Imavex, a website design and digital marketing firm located in the Indianapolis suburb of Noblesville Indiana, has partnered with Pippa Mann to create RaceWithPippa.com, a truly unique website and marketing campaign to help raise funds and...

2014-05-08 23:15:38

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, “Q” is for Quality (and QOPI Certification), Melissa Smith shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, “Q” is for Quality (and QOPI Certification), Melissa Smith shares her thoughts on the topic. Smith explains that the quality of care a cancer patient receives is crucial to their survival. That’s why administrators and clinicians implement patient-centered...

2014-05-07 23:08:52

Xtalks presents an informative webinar that will discuss the use of image analysis technology to characterize the tumor microenvironment. There will be two live broadcasts on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at 1pm EDT (N. America), and Monday, June 2, 2014, at 2pm BST (GMT +1) (Europe). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 There is a significant need for innovative prognostic and predictive biomarkers of recurrence, response to therapy, and survival for patients with cancer. Increasing evidence...

2014-05-07 10:04:54

Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center demonstrate high-value investment of public funds has substantial economic return Economic findings were released today on the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), estrogen plus progestin (E+P) trial. The WHI is one of the largest National Institutes of Health-funded studies ever conducted on women. Housed at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, it is a 15-year, multimillion-dollar study established in 1991, involving...

2014-05-07 08:33:31

Tybon brings over two decades of nonprofit experience to the Komen Chicago CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen® - Chicago announced today that it has named Susan Tybon as chief executive officer. Tybon brings more than two decades of experience working in nonprofit management to Komen Chicago. She joins Komen Chicago from the Japanese American Service Committee (JASC). "Susan is a proven leader with an extensive track record of leading non-profit organizations to...

2014-05-07 08:32:02

DETROIT, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors with the Head and Neck Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center are using Google Glass to enhance communication following a patient's surgery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO Google Glass is a hands-free, eyewear device that facilitates communication and interaction within the wearer's surroundings. The device combines a computerized central processing unit with a...

2014-05-06 23:09:08

On May 14, 2014, at 8 PM Eastern time, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will be holding a new installment of its “Meet the Mesothelioma Experts” series featuring Dr. Evan Alley of the University of Pennsylvania, who will discuss his new clinical trial available to pleural mesothelioma patients. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 On May 14, 2014, at 8 PM Eastern time, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will be holding a new installment of its “Meet the...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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