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2014-09-30 23:05:16

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), in collaboration with Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center, held a regional conference on mesothelioma on September 26 – video of presentations is now available for viewing online. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced that content from its regional conference, presented as a collaboration between the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation and...

2014-09-30 12:30:30

The Brand Will Support Awareness through a Multi-Channel Campaign Beginning September 29th COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lane Bryant, the nation's leading women's specialty size apparel retailer, has announced that they will partner with the American Cancer Society to support Breast Cancer Awareness through a synergistic campaign during the month of October. Throughout the campaign, Lane Bryant clients will be encouraged to make a difference in the fight against the...

2014-09-30 12:30:21

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DanDrit Biotech A/S ("DanDrit Denmark"), the subsidiary of DanDrit Biotech USA, Inc. ("DanDrit"), a biotechnology company seeking to develop an approved vaccine for the treatment of colorectal cancer, signed a contract of collaboration with the University Hospital IRCCS "San Martino" - IST - National Institute for Cancer Research known as the San Martino Hospital of Genoa. Dr. Alberto Sobrero, the Head of the Medical Oncology Unit at...

2014-09-30 08:31:34

30 percent incur more than $10,000 of debt battling the disease CARMEL, Ind., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority (62%) of America's middle-income cancer survivors say they were not financially prepared for cancer diagnosis and treatment, according to a new study released by the Washington National Institute for Wellness Solutions (IWS). The study - Insights from Survivors: Managing the Personal, Emotional and Financial Impact of Cancer - surveyed 400 Americans who were 25 to 65 at...

2014-09-30 08:30:50

Urges provinces to move quickly to fund first new treatment for pancreatic cancer approved in Canada in 20 years HALIFAX, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Craig's Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society is very pleased that the pan-Canadian Oncology Review (pCODR) has recognized the clinical benefit of Abraxane (nab paclitaxel) in its recently completed review of the new treatment for pancreatic cancer. It urges Canadian provinces to move quickly to work with the drug's manufacturer to ensure it is...

2014-09-30 08:30:47

Prostate Cancer Canada grant aims to accelerate pace of discovery of novel therapies TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Prostate Cancer Canada is in a race to give the approximately 24,000 Canadian men diagnosed with prostate cancer each year a better fighting chance. In response to the urgent need to increase the pace of discovery, Prostate Cancer Canada just awarded a Translation Acceleration Grant (TAG) to a team led by Dr. Paul Rennie of the Vancouver Prostate Centre and the...

2014-09-29 23:08:39

This new genetic-based imaging technique is able to detect cancerous cells through expression of a gene called AEG-1. BETHESDA, MD (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The very first sensitive and specific molecular imaging technique to detect bone metastases was recently developed by NFCR-funded scientist Paul B. Fisher, M.Ph., Ph.D., at the Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center and VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine in collaboration with Martin G. Pomper, M.D., Ph.D., at the...

2014-09-29 23:00:43

Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) brain tumor support group Partnership of Hope helps members both emotionally and physically fight their brain tumor diagnosis Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) brain tumor support group celebrated their members at their annual picnic to celebrate their strides in their fight against brain cancer. The event was held Thursday, August 28th at 6:00 p.m. at their Morristown office. The annual BBQ has...

2014-09-29 12:30:32

Annual Dinner Honors the Memory of Former Bankruptcy Court Chief Judge Tina Brozman NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders in the legal and financial communities came together once again to raise more than $1 million for The Honorable Tina Brozman Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research (Tina's Wish) at the charitable organization's annual benefit dinner at Cipriani. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/149002 Since its inception, Tina's Wish has raised more than $5 million...

2014-09-29 12:29:44

Highly distinguished advisory board to strengthen incorporation of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) into clinical care for patients with blood cancers SEATTLE, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Biotechnologies, a clinical stage diagnostics company that leverages Next Generation Sequencing to profile the adaptive immune system, announced today that it has established a Scientific Advisory Board to provide strategic and clinical guidance for the implementation of its clinical...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.