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2014-03-24 08:27:56

Foremost research organization uses Web of Science to evaluate and enhance funding decisions PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a collaboration with Susan G. Komen®, the world's largest breast cancer organization. As part of this relationship, Susan G. Komen will have special access to Thomson Reuters...

2014-03-24 08:27:51

Medicare payment reform legislation needed to avoid irreversible damage to system serving millions of American seniors WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing closures of community cancer clinics coast-to-coast, mergers with large hospitals, and increasing barriers to accessing care, the nation's leading community cancer care organizations are asking Congressional leaders to pass Medicare reform legislation to stabilize a critical program serving millions of U.S. seniors...

2014-03-22 23:04:05

Pretty In Pink Foundation achieves business milestone while providing hope and healing to underinsured and uninsured North Carolinians diagnosed with breast cancer Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina under the leadership of its Founder Dr. Lisa Tolnitch, Pretty In Pink Foundation (http://www.prettyinpinkfoundation.org) proudly celebrates ten years of serving North Carolinian women and men diagnosed with breast cancer who are unable to pay for...

2014-03-21 23:23:14

Active Thousand Oaks surgeon's influence in the Cancer Support Community has been received and awarded. (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Dr. Mai Brooks is a board-certified general surgeon and surgical oncologist practicing in Thousand Oaks, California. As an active member of the Cancer Support Community Professional Advisory Board, Dr. Brooks presents educational seminars to cancer patients and their families, helps identify speakers for educational workshops and refers patients to the Cancer...

2014-03-20 23:27:34

Inaugural Gateway to Wellness event at Catalyst Ranch to feature food, fun and new ideas for leading healthy lifestyles. Event to benefit the nonprofit Gateway for Cancer ResearchSM. SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 While cancer can be devastating for those it affects, working to find cures can be a source of joy and reward. It’s with this sense of optimism that Chicago-area young professionals will gather the evening of Saturday, April 5, at Gateway to Wellness, a...

2014-03-20 23:22:02

Entinostat is being investigated in patients with advanced hormone receptor-positive breast cancer by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group in its latest trial, E2112. Philadelphia, PA, and Waltham, MA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) and Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today that patient recruitment has begun for E2112, a randomized phase III clinical trial of Syndax’s entinostat in treatment of patients with advanced breast cancer. The...

2014-03-19 23:27:28

Thousands were in attendance Saturday, March 14 as Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel announced their continued partnership with Susan G. Komen Acadiana through their second year as presenting sponsor of Race for a Cure®. Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure® is about making a difference in the local community while Komen for the Cure is a global leader of the breast cancer movement, having invested nearly $2,487,000 locally and nearly $2 billion since its inception in 1982. Charenton, LA...

2014-03-19 23:03:04

Colorectal cancer is third leading cause of death among Chinese Americans. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have the potential to serve as a valuable and culturally appropriate resource for promoting colorectal cancer screening in the Chinese immigrant community, according to a recent study. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of death among Chinese American men and women. While colorectal cancer screening is a cost effective...

2014-03-19 16:23:31

- Nationally renowned, Seattle-based Oncologist and Hematologist tapped to head nation's leading patient advocacy organizations - HAMPTON, Va., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) and National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) named F. Marc Stewart, MD as Incoming President of the organizations' Board of Directors. As President, Stewart will help both PAF and NPAF build upon their exponential growth and progress in solving health care...

2014-03-19 16:20:12

Hyundai Hope On Wheels will announce its 2014 Grants Program FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a leading contributor to pediatric cancer research nationwide, announced today it will sponsor the Pediatric Cancer Town Hall Meeting at the 105(th) Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research to be held April 5-9, 2014 in San Diego, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131002/LA90771LOGO-b The Pediatric Cancer...