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2014-06-01 08:20:41

NEW YORK, June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is proud to announce the launch of a first-of-its-kind website devoted to cancer immunotherapy, also called immuno-oncology, designed specifically for cancer patients and their caregivers, TheAnswerToCancer.org. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140530/92827 "As major advances in cancer immunotherapy begin to alter the landscape of cancer treatment, patients facing a cancer diagnosis need to be aware of...

2014-05-30 16:23:24

TAMPA, Fla., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drs. Michael J.P. Lawman and Patricia D. Lawman, founders of the Tampa-based biotech firm Morphogenesis Inc., announce the publication of "Cancer Vaccines: Methods and Protocols," the most definitive work to date in the promising field of cancer vaccines. As co-editors, the Lawmans worked for two-and-a-half years with leading cancer researchers, physicians, educators and subject matter experts from around the world to gather, catalogue and...

2014-05-29 08:30:55

Company Reported Positive Preliminary Responses in Phase I/II Trial Patients; Feuerstein Falsely Claims There Is No Positive Trial Information BETHESDA, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, refuted the latest blatantly false and misleading statements made by Adam Feuerstein, in an article on Tuesday, May 27....

2014-05-28 16:26:55

Educational and Awareness Raising Events Scheduled throughout the Month of June NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is pleased to host its second annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month in June, aimed at increasing awareness of cancer immunotherapy, also known as immuno-oncology, a class of cancer treatment that mobilizes the immune system to fight the disease. Immunotherapy was named Science magazine's 2013 Breakthrough of the Year, and is anticipated once...

2014-05-28 08:32:58

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and Moffitt Cancer Center create ORIEN to accelerate more precise cancer treatments, diagnostics and prevention methods TAMPA, Fla. and COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of North America's leading cancer centers, Moffitt Cancer Center and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James), today announced what is likely the...

2014-05-27 08:29:47

Fully automated system effectively isolates and retrieves circulating tumour cells for timely, tailored treatment of cancer CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearbridge BioMedics will launch its ClearCell(® )FX System at the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2014 Annual Meeting. This is Clearbridge BioMedics' next-generation device that is able to isolate and capture circulating tumour cells (CTCs)[1] from a blood sample. This is crucial for both research...

2014-05-23 23:09:53

Community Shredding Events Will Take Place at Participating Locations across the Country to Help Raise Cancer Awareness (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 PROSHRED has teamed up with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) to create the 1st Annual “Shred Cancer” Nationwide Shredding Event! Participating PROSHRED locations across the country will be running shredding events on June 1st 2014, as the day falls on National Cancer Survivors Day. PROSHRED’s on-site shredding trucks will be...

2014-05-22 23:08:49

StrataCore is sponsoring RAAM Team BTF who will compete in the 3,000-mile race across America this June to drive awareness and funds for Seattle’s Ben Towne Foundation, whose mission is to speed up the creation of new treatments for pediatric cancer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 StrataCore—the premiere Data Center, Cloud, and Connectivity consulting agency in the Pacific Northwest—shows its commitment not only to the Seattle-area community but also to the development of...

2014-05-20 12:33:25

Cost Effective In Vitro Model Enables Earlier Testing of More Compounds BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced a new service offering - a novel in vitro 12-cell line panel assay designed to predict drug activity and improve the success rate of drugs tested in xenograft models. The assay was recently presented in a poster entitled, "A Quick and Cost Effective 12-Cell Line Panel Assay to Predict Drug Activity in Human...

2014-05-20 12:33:00

As FDA Process Proceeds, Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation Realizes Ultimate Goal ERIE, Pa., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Before losing his bout with leukemia in 2009, John Kanzius vowed to find "a better way" to treat cancer. Today, more than four decades after the US declared "war on cancer," we are one step closer to a world where cancer is treated with no side effects. In the coming weeks, a research team led by Drs. Steven Curley, Stuart Corr, and Rita Serda will submit an...


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