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2014-01-04 23:25:06

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Western Australian Sutherlan Scudds for his undeniable strength and will to beat brain cancer. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, praises Australian national fencing champion, Sutherlan Scudds, for his positive outlook on his brain cancer diagnosis and treatment. According to a January 1st,...

2014-01-04 23:02:32

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by MySunCoast.com that discusses a new brain cancer treatment that will specifically target glioblastomas. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by MySunCoast.com that takes a deeper look into a new brain cancer treatment that will...

2014-01-03 15:47:18

A protein that has been at the center of cancer drug design for the last 20 years should not be given up on according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). The most advanced version of αvβ3-integrin antagonists failed clinical trials to treat aggressive forms of brain cancer. But research published today in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation Research shows that targeting the protein in question could still be vital in stopping the growth of...

2014-01-02 16:21:54

Cancer hospital expands access to specialized treatment within San Gabriel Valley DUARTE, Calif., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- City of Hope and Methodist Hospital of Southern California have reached an agreement in which City of Hope will acquire the hospital's radiation oncology service in Arcadia. The acquisition will expand access to City of Hope's renowned expertise in radiation therapy and will provide additional convenience for patients seeking specialized cancer...

2014-01-02 10:19:59

New analysis shows Asia gaining, due to increased support from both government, industry The United States' global share of biomedical research spending fell from 51 percent in 2007 to 45 percent in 2012, while Japan and China saw dramatic increases in research spending. The research and development spending in the United States dropped from $131 billion to $119 billion, when adjusted for inflation, from 2007-2012, while Japan increased spending by $9 billion and China increased by $6.4...

2013-12-28 23:02:56

In response to an article published by KFor.com, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a minimally intrusive brain surgery that was proven to be successful for an Oklahoma City brain cancer patient. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by KFor.com on December 17th, which discusses a new...

2013-12-27 23:04:45

In response to an article published by Medical News Today (MNT), Voices Against Brain Cancer discusses a new brain tumor vaccine that is personalized to each patient. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by Medical News Today that discusses a new brain cancer vaccine called HSPPC-96, which is personally molded to each patient’s genetic makeup. According to the...

2013-12-24 13:28:00

Working in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report developing a gene delivery method long sought in the field of gene therapy: a deactivated virus carrying a gene of interest that can be injected into the bloodstream and make its way to the right cells. In this early proof-of-concept study, the scientists have shown that they can target tumor blood vessels in mice without affecting healthy tissues. "Most current gene therapies in humans involve...

2013-12-20 23:25:26

In response to a December 16, 2013 article published by Yotta Fire, Voices Against Brain Cancer comments on a new laser-based tool that could drastically improve the accuracy of brain tumor surgery. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to a December 16, 2013 article that discusses a new laser-based tool that may greatly improve the accuracy of surgical procedures involving brain...


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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