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2014-05-04 20:21:32

Alliance of Australian and U.S. researchers and children's cancer advocates focused on developing drugs as potential treatments for neuroblastoma, the most common solid form of childhood cancer SYDNEY and COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers and children's cancer advocates in Australia and the U.S. have formed a unique research and development alliance to facilitate development of treatments for children fighting neuroblastoma, the most common and fatal form of...

2014-05-02 23:08:31

May is brain tumor awareness month; the leading cause of cancer-related death in children is, unfortunately, one of the least-funded areas of cancer research. Jack's Angels Foundation supports pediatric brain tumor research for DIPG, the most lethal brain tumor, with its 2nd Annual "Art for Jack" event, May 20, 2014 in Acton, CA. Santa Clarita, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month; the leading cause of cancer-related death in children remains one of...

2014-05-01 23:02:45

Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA), the design firm for The Children’s Inn at NIH’s Play Park was recognized with an Honor award from the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA), the design firm for The Children’s Inn at NIH’s Play Park was recognized with an Honor award from the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. The Baltimore based landscape architecture, urban...

2014-04-30 23:09:08

Pet Cancer Awareness Month (PCAM) begins May 1. Throughout the month of May the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) will provide news and information to help educate dog owners about the cutting-edge research and improved treatment options in the field of canine cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Pet Cancer Awareness Month begins tomorrow, and throughout the month of May the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) will provide news and information to help educate dog owners about the...

2014-04-30 16:29:50

Grant Earmarked for Trial Drug Aimed at Treatment of Anal Cancer LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Farrah Fawcett Foundation (FFF) has presented a $50,000 grant to the Brown University Oncology Research Group (BrUOG) for "BrUOG 276: A Phase II Evaluation of ADXS11-001, Mitomycin, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and IMRT for Anal Cancer," it was announced by Alana Stewart, President of The FFF. The grant will allow for the continued coordination and management of this novel...

2014-04-29 12:33:55

SALT LAKE CITY, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two internationally known scholars, one in the field of cancer prevention and the other in the field of molecular biology, will join Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah as early as September 1. Cornelia Ulrich, Ph.D., currently serving as a director of the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and department head at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, will assume a...

2014-04-28 08:31:47

HACKENSACK, N.J., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a study published in Clinical Cancer Research demonstrate that oncologists were able to accurately predict which therapies patients would respond to by using a combination of next-generation sequencing and drug sensitivity testing in mouse avatars (Champions TumorGrafts®) developed by Champions Oncology (OTC: CSBR). The paper, titled "Integrated Next Generation Sequencing and Avatar Mouse Models for Personalized Cancer...

3-D Printed Tumors Could Revolutionize Cancer Research
2014-04-26 06:12:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For years, cancer-research scientists have been using two-dimensional petri dish models to study and test potential treatments. But now, a team of scientists led by Drexel University’s Wei Sun has developed a method for 3-D printing living tumors – a development that could revolutionize cancer research. According to a report on the development recently published the journal Biofabrication, the team was able to print out viable...

2014-04-24 08:34:02

Will oversee Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center's internationally recognized Phase I clinical trials program SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael S. Gordon, MD, one of the greater Phoenix area's leading medical oncologists and cancer researchers, has been named the new Medical Director for the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials program at Scottsdale Healthcare. Dr. Gordon will oversee the center's internationally recognized Phase I clinical...

2014-04-24 08:33:57

Leading Cancer Immunotherapy Startup also Bolsters Leadership Team with Two Key Appointments SEATTLE, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juno Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on bringing forward novel immunotherapies for cancer, today announced the close of its Series A round with $176M in fully committed funds. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140113/DC45426LOGO Juno's initial funding of $120 million came predominantly from leading technology venture...


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