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2014-09-09 12:29:44

World's First On-Table Adaptive Radiation Therapy Clinical Program Commenced at Siteman Cancer Center CLEVELAND, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay(TM) Incorporated, a privately held medical device company, announced today that the world's first on-table adaptive radiation treatment program using the MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system began at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The MRIdian system provides a...

2014-09-08 23:08:38

Strong-Bridge Consulting joins Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Redfin as an official sponsor of Cancer for College (CFC) (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Strong-Bridge LLC announced that it has joined forces with Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Redfin as an official sponsor of Cancer for College (CFC). Will Ferrell will share behind the scenes stories...

2014-09-08 16:23:19

DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Combine a sophisticated affair at a beautiful venue recognizing a well-deserving philanthropic couple and benefiting cancer research and it results in the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 21st Annual Partners Night, at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, at the historic Detroit Public Library located at 5201 Woodward Ave., in Detroit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144081 The Detroit Public Library, celebrating its 150...

2014-09-08 12:29:17

DENVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmatech, Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) and 25 other leading oncology practices have agreed to evaluate an innovative program for rapidly identifying and enrolling patients in oncology clinical trials, sponsored by the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The solution, Just-In-Time (JIT), addresses inefficiencies in the oncology drug-development process, which fails to match the...

2014-09-08 12:29:15

Now that Childhood Rare Disease Drugs are Profitable, They Might Get Them WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we mark the fourth annual observance of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Kids v Cancer celebrates recent achievements in pediatric drug development. The greatest hurdle in battling childhood cancer and rare diseases has long since been the lack of treatments developed specifically for children. Most sick children are left with pass-me-down...

2014-09-08 12:28:32

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Urology, the largest urology practice in the mid-Atlantic and one of the leading urology groups in the nation, is sponsoring its 8(th) Annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge/Baltimore (ZPCC) on Sunday, September 14, 2014 during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. The event will be held at Towson University's Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, MD. Dr. Sanford J. Siegel, President and CEO of Chesapeake Urology,...

2014-09-08 00:20:15

Insulated packaging leader is the official sponsor of Refueling Station #6 in Wellesley, Massachusetts HOLLISTON, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cold Chain Technologies (CCT), a market leading global manufacturer of insulated packaging solutions is proud to announce its participation in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai on September 21, 2014 as the official sponsor of Refueling Station #6 in Wellesley, Massachusetts. As sponsor of Refueling...

2014-09-07 20:20:34

CAD $30 Million Pledged by Canadian Health Charities, Government-Funded Organizations, Corporations and the Public Inaugural SU2C Canada Dream Teams to Begin Research in Summer 2015 Stand Up To Cancer Telecast is Available Online at https://ca.celebrity.yahoo.com/video/stand-cancer-170000054.html http://www.standup2cancer.ca | http://facebook.com/su2c.ca | Instagram: @SU2C_CA | Twitter: @SU2C_CA TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - More than CAD $119 million has been pledged so...

2014-09-07 20:20:13

Entertainment Industry, Corporate and Organizational Donors, Philanthropists, Health Charities, Government Entities, Volunteer Teams and the General Public Come Together to Fight Cancer LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than USD $109 million has been pledged so far in connection with the star-studded September 5 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) "roadblock" fundraising telecasts in the U.S. and Canada, it was announced today. The funds pledged toward the SU2C...

2014-09-05 23:03:59

Cross-platform campaign celebrates the collaborative research and innovations in cancer care, and highlights the further efforts needed on the path to finding a cure New York, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Mediaplanet today announces the distribution of the latest edition of “The Fight Against Cancer,” a cross-platform campaign which showcases innovations in cancer research and demands further attention around the topic. The industry has experienced a collaborative surge in research,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'