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2014-05-02 12:26:52

--Nearly 100 thought leaders in oncology and endocrine-metabolic diseases consider study design guidance in key clinical areas-- BALTIMORE, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Green Park Collaborative (GPC-USA), a multi-stakeholder forum of the Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP), gathered health care leaders from around the country in Baltimore, MD, on April 23-24, 2014. This is the latest in its ongoing efforts to create study design recommendations that guide...

2014-05-01 16:30:43

Lemonade Stand Funds Fight against Lung Cancer WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation announces the Bauer family of Shaker Heights, Ohio - Harriet and her children, seventh grader Greta and fourth grader Owen - as the May LUNGevity Hero for their contributions to the fight against lung cancer. Since 2009, the family has run an after-school lemonade stand every Friday, providing tasty treats to the local community while raising funds for lung cancer research....

2014-05-01 12:27:31

LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Music legend Natalie Cole and leaders in entertainment, politics, business and medicine will come together at Tower Cancer Research Foundation's (TCRF) Tower of Hope Gala on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 to honor Beverly Hills Vice-Mayor Julian A. Gold, M.D. and Randall (Randy) Katz, CEO of Milestone Entertainment. The event will begin at 5:30 PM at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, California. R&B music icon...

2014-05-01 08:36:24

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - "You have cancer." To an estimated 500* Canadians a day, their family, friends and caregivers, these three words change lives. To help Canadians manage through a cancer diagnosis, Eli Lilly Canada is launching Lilly Oncology On Canvas Canada, an art competition that honours the physical and emotional journeys Canadians face when dealing with cancer. "A cancer diagnosis can be just as emotional as it is physical," says Dr. Joan Bottorff from the...

2014-04-30 23:01:13

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) has streamlined its online and over-the-phone support groups, to improve user experience and allow more participants to take advantage of this free-of-charge service. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) has streamlined its online and over-the-phone support groups, to improve user experience and allow more participants to take advantage of this free-of-charge...

2014-04-30 23:01:12

Today, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced its release of a booklet about clinical trials specific to mesothelioma. The booklet is available, starting immediately, on the Foundation’s website, or in print, by request. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Today, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced the release of its booklet about mesothelioma clinical trials. The booklet explains clinical trials specifically...

2014-04-30 16:31:25

Event Raises Funds for CancerFree KIDS, Pediatric Cancer Research DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With just a few steps, you can make a difference for CancerFree KIDS, a non-profit in Cincinnati that raises funds for pediatric cancer research. Entering its eighth year, the Butterfly Walk, 5K and Fun Festival announced its 2014 scheduled activities today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82645 The family-friendly event again will be hosted at Cottel Park...

2014-04-30 16:29:50

Grant Earmarked for Trial Drug Aimed at Treatment of Anal Cancer LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Farrah Fawcett Foundation (FFF) has presented a $50,000 grant to the Brown University Oncology Research Group (BrUOG) for "BrUOG 276: A Phase II Evaluation of ADXS11-001, Mitomycin, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and IMRT for Anal Cancer," it was announced by Alana Stewart, President of The FFF. The grant will allow for the continued coordination and management of this novel...

2014-04-30 08:20:38

GM, GM Foundation, Cadillac, Chevrolet, other Sponsors/Guests Support Cancer Care DETROIT, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner chaired by Pernilla Ammann, chief operating officer of Mother New York; and Dan Ammann, president of General Motors Company, raised more than $2.7 million, making this year's event the most successful Annual Dinner in Karmanos' history. Host sponsor for the elegant gala was Cadillac....

2014-04-29 23:11:15

This week, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation unveiled its newest support program, MesoConnect, aimed at helping mesothelioma patients and their families combat isolation by connecting them with peers who have already been through a similar experience. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 This week, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) unveiled its newest support program, Meso-Connect, a peer-to-peer support system, aimed at helping mesothelioma...


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