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2014-06-05 08:29:30

Leading provider of oncology patient portals chosen to support the first oncology practice recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). SEATTLE, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigating Cancer, the leading provider of oncology-specific patient portals, announces that Consultants in Medical Oncology and Hematology, P.C. (CMOH) in Delaware county Pennsylvania has chosen Navigating Cancer's Patient Engagement Portal for its cancer...

2014-06-05 08:28:30

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (NSE: EKTAb) and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) announced today that The Institute of Cancer Research, London, a world-leading cancer research institution, working with its clinical partner The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, will join the Elekta MR Linac Research Consortium, a group with a mission to develop an integrated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation therapy system. Uniting an advanced digital linac with an...

2014-06-04 20:22:06

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Research, and Gateway for Cancer Research Award More Than $1.2 Million in Grants MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Cancer Research (RTF-CCR) and Gateway for Cancer Research have joined forces to fight one of the deadliest and hardest-to-treat cancers. The strategic collaboration has provided $1 million to facilitate...

2014-06-04 16:23:56

SAME MISSION. SAME RACE. NEW PLACE. DETROIT, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will be Saturday, June 7 at Chene Park on Detroit's riverfront. With the same mission of ending breast cancer, the 23-year tradition will still be celebrating survivors and honoring loved ones at an exciting new location, with the 5K walk and competitive run down East Jefferson....

2014-06-04 08:30:08

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A physician-scientist who developed a personalized immunotherapy for leukemia using patients' own T cells is the recipient of the 2014 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science, awarded by the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute at the University of Michigan Medical School. Carl June, M.D. of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will receive the $100,000 prize in...

2014-06-03 23:04:51

Vala Sciences’ Kinetic Image Cytometer (KIC) was utilized by collaborator and Scientific Advisory Board member, Dr. Mark Mercola, and a team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, and the Cardiovascular Research Center at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, to discover a powerful new player in the onset and progression of heart failure. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Vala Sciences’ Kinetic Image Cytometer...

2014-06-03 12:39:35

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physician researchers from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, in Washington, D.C., and John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) in Hackensack, New Jersey, announce today the formation of the Regional Immunotherapy Discovery Program. The Regional Immunotherapy Discovery Program will accelerate discovery and implementation of a new immunotherapy approach, which combines the full potential of two potent strategies currently...

2014-06-03 12:21:47

University of Colorado Denver ASCO education session focuses on oncologist-pathologist communication As targeted therapies become more available, increasing opportunity exists to match treatments to the genetics of a specific cancer. But in order to make this match, oncologists have to know these genetics. This requires molecular testing of patient samples. An education session presented today at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2014 details the...

2014-06-03 08:29:41

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TV icon Jason Alexander, along with dozens of stars from TV, sports, music and film, will bet big to support talented young cancer researchers and change the future of cancer at Tower Cancer Research Foundation's (TCRF) Inaugural Cancer Free Generation Poker Tournament and Casino Night on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Sofitel Hotel, Riviera 31, 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Red carpet arrivals begin at 6:00 PM PST. Logo -...

2014-06-02 23:01:49

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, Highlights from the NCRA Education Conference, Brenda Mileto shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, Highlights from the NCRA Education Conference, Brenda Mileto shares her thoughts on the topic. This year’s NCRA Education Conference was extremely worthwhile, explains Mileto. It was a pleasure to see some familiar faces, meet new ones and gain some valuable...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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