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2014-04-24 08:34:02

Will oversee Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center's internationally recognized Phase I clinical trials program SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael S. Gordon, MD, one of the greater Phoenix area's leading medical oncologists and cancer researchers, has been named the new Medical Director for the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials program at Scottsdale Healthcare. Dr. Gordon will oversee the center's internationally recognized Phase I clinical...

2014-04-24 08:33:57

Leading Cancer Immunotherapy Startup also Bolsters Leadership Team with Two Key Appointments SEATTLE, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juno Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on bringing forward novel immunotherapies for cancer, today announced the close of its Series A round with $176M in fully committed funds. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140113/DC45426LOGO Juno's initial funding of $120 million came predominantly from leading technology venture...

2014-04-24 00:21:18

Partnership Award for Patient Advocacy presented by Katie Couric WHIPPANY, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare was honored by national non-profit CancerCare at their 70(th) Anniversary Celebration Gala in New York City on April 23. The gala honors individuals, companies and foundations that have made substantial contributions to improving the lives of people affected by cancer through their partnerships with CancerCare during the past 70 years. The award was...

2014-04-23 08:32:28

LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 7, 2014 global experts on malignant pleural mesothelioma will convene in Santa Monica, CA at the 4th Annual International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer that results from exposure to asbestos and commonly affects the pleura - the lining of the chest. The event is co-hosted by UCLA and the Pacific Meso Center (PMC), a division of the Pacific Heart, Lung and Blood Institute...

2014-04-23 08:32:21

Fort Lauderdale-based event to provide stomach cancer patients and their families unparalleled access to hear from eight world-renowned experts in the field of stomach cancer FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF), a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds for stomach cancer, is proud to host its fourth annual "Stomach Cancer Education Symposium & Webinar." The live event and webinar will be held...

2014-04-22 23:15:39

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, ACCC Meeting Proves There is Strength in Numbers, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, ACCC Meeting Proves There is Strength in Numbers, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Spoden explains when striving for high-quality, patient-centered care in a transforming healthcare environment, it is beneficial to be immersed with others who...

2014-04-22 23:00:54

Civic Duty, cofounded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, is donating to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man and Woman of the Year campaigns. Those in the Sacramento area are invited to also support this worthy charity by attending a special art auction and show with performance painter David Garibaldi on April 24, 2014, with all proceeds going to help fund new research in hopes of curing this devastating cancer. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Civic Duty applauds the tireless...

2014-04-22 16:26:40

CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands will run and walk to raise funds and awareness for pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, at PurpleStride Chicago 2014 on April 26, 2014. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7052653-fight-against-pancreatic-cancer-at-purplestride-chicago-walk-run http://www.multivu.com/assets/7052653/photos/7052653-DSC-0926-md.JPG?1398113892...

2014-04-18 12:04:30

A common genetic variant that affects one in three people appears to significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer from the consumption of processed meat, according to study published today in PLOS Genetics. The study of over 18,000 people from the U.S., Canada, Australia and Europe represents the first large-scale genome-wide analysis of genetic variants and dietary patterns that may help explain more of the risk factors for colorectal cancer. Dr Jane Figueiredo at the Keck School of...

2014-04-17 16:27:29

Van Andel Institute Hosts Second Annual Carol Van Andel Angel of Excellence Dinner and Awards Ceremony GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The second annual Carol Van Andel Angel of Excellence dinner and award presentation took place on April 17, 2014. The event, hosted by Van Andel Institute (VAI), honored individuals who have made a significant contribution to the Institute through volunteer service, philanthropy, special event support, innovation or scientific...


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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