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2014-01-09 08:27:05

SAME MISSION. SAME RACE. NEW PLACE. Registration Open Now! DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for the largest breast cancer event in Michigan - the 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. With the same mission of ending breast cancer, and a 5K with a 23-year tradition, we announce our date of Saturday, June 7 at an exciting new location: Detroit's Chene Park. (Logo:...

2014-01-08 17:36:49

Researchers at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have discovered a more effective drug delivery system using nanotechnology that could one day significantly affect cancer prevention. The study, published today in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, involved the use of microscopic amounts of the naturally occurring antioxidant, luteolin, that were encapsulated in a water-soluble polymer. When injected into mice the...

2014-01-08 12:28:24

MAYWOOD, Ill., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two research powerhouses, Loyola University Chicago and the University of Notre Dame, are joining forces in a multidisciplinary cancer research collaboration. The goal of the alliance is to provide direct support for revolutionary new cancer research, with the ultimate objective of making cancer a more manageable, and potentially curable, disease. "Through this collaboration we will draw on the breadth of our scientific...

2014-01-08 12:27:22

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some see paint. Others see hope. What do you see? Ten years ago, more than 400 people across 23 countries saw those words and shared their cancer journeys with the world through art and narrative. While more than 4,100 stories have been shared, there are many still waiting to be told. In the U.S.[i] there are nearly 14 million cancer survivors today in addition to millions of others who love and care for them. Creating, viewing and talking about the...

2014-01-08 12:26:31

But Groups Say Work Remains to Further Reduce Number Of Lives Lost to Smoking-Related Cancers ATLANTA, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation marks the 50(th) anniversary this month of the first U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Tobacco and Health, the American Cancer Society and its nonpartisan advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), point to remarkable progress in the fight against tobacco and the resulting lives saved from...

2014-01-07 08:32:30

Leading provider of oncology patient portals delivers patient education to improve medication adherence for cancer survivors SEATTLE, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigating Cancer, the leading provider of oncology specific patient portals, announces milestones related to their Patient Education and Medication Adherence Program launched in early 2013. Navigating Cancer's Patient Education Program allows cancer programs to digitize their education and establish intuitive rules to automatically...

2014-01-07 08:32:15

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John S. Kovach, M.D., President and CEO, Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. (LIXT.PK), announces the appointment of Daniel D. Von Hoff, MD, FACP, to the company's Scientific Advisory Board. "We are extremely pleased that Dr. Von Hoff has joined the Lixte Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Von Hoff is internationally recognized as a leader in the pre-clinical and clinical development of new anti-cancer drugs. He and his colleagues were...

2014-01-06 23:03:21

The distributor of 5-hour ENERGY shots donates $344,269.20 to Living Beyond Breast Cancer, a national nonprofit education and support organization serving women and families affected by breast cancer. Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Living Essentials, LLC (the distributor of 5-hour ENERGY® shots) today announced a donation of $344,269.20 to Living Beyond Breast Cancer(LBBC), a national nonprofit education and support organization serving women and families affected by...

2014-01-06 16:26:44

Distinguished surgical oncologist offers advanced treatment options for gastrointestinal malignancies CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is proud to announce that Juan Sanabria, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, has joined the hospital as a surgical oncologist focusing on the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies including liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, gall bladder cancer and...

2014-01-06 08:27:52

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- January marks the annual observance of National Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trials Awareness Month. The five year survival rate of pancreatic cancer is just six percent. In the effort to highlight the urgent need to improve the survival rate for this disease, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is educating the public about clinical trials and the critical role they play in making scientific progress. (Logo:...