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2014-05-13 16:28:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most important keys to surviving cancer is access to treatment. For many patients, the best hope for a cure means traveling to a treatment facility in another city, sometimes for weeks or months. To help patients overcome the financial and emotional stress associated with traveling for treatment, Extended Stay America - the largest owner operated hotel chain in the U.S. - recently announced an unprecedented multi-year...

2014-05-12 23:02:15

First Ever Nursing Clinical Guidelines for Brain Tumor Patients Released from the ABTA and AANN Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 To meet the unique needs of brain tumor patients, the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) and the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) announce the availability of the first ever clinical practice guidelines (CPG) for the treatment of adults with brain tumors. The Care of the Adult Patient with a Brain Tumor Clinical Practice Guideline was...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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