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2014-06-10 16:26:49

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Extensive clinical experience suggests that hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) may play an important role in the ongoing treatment of colorectal cancer patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (CRCPC). However, there is no established nonsurgical process to select patients for HIPEC treatment as part of recommended standard of care or for clinical trial inclusion....

2014-06-10 08:24:53

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 5,000 people will run and walk a 5K course to raise funds and awareness about pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, at PurpleStride Washington, D.C. 2014 presented by the Eileen McCarthy Gallant Family on June 14. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-06-09 12:29:21

Treatment results, family and faith are motivating factors for cancer patients today SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from The Cancer Experience: A National Study of Patients and Caregivers finds that nearly one in four cancer patients and caregivers remain dissatisfied with their care experience (independent of treatment outcome). The results of this 2014 study echo the findings from the inaugural study, also commissioned by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA)...

2014-06-05 23:14:29

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, Where the Military and the Cancer Registry Meet, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, Where the Military and the Cancer Registry Meet, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Last Monday, we remembered the brave men and women who’ve fought for our country and paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedom. Members of the armed...

2014-06-05 23:01:58

Barbara and Edward Netter awarded prestigious distinction by the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Barbara Netter and her late husband Edward Netter – Greenwich residents and founders of Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) – were awarded the prestigious Distinguished Service Award by the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) on Thursday, May 22, 2014. The award – presented in Washington, DC before an audience of over...

2014-06-05 23:01:20

Multi-Platinum Artist Alecia “P!nk” Moore To Be Honored At Private Luncheon (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Join the Virtual Lunch with P!nk benefit for Fertile Action Live Stream and support the LA Oncofertility Network with a $5 donation at http://www.oncobump.com. June 4, 2014 - Los Angeles - Leading cancer specialists Dr. Maggie DiNome, Dr. Jamie Shamonki and Fertile Action are joining forces to launch the Los Angeles Oncofertility Network (LAON), the first of its kind medical cooperative,...

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....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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