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2014-01-11 23:02:39

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by EurekaAlert.org, discussing new research that has found a mechanism implicated in brain cancer and a drug that is proving to decrease brain tumor growth. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by EurekaAlert.org on January 1, 2014, that...

2014-01-09 12:24:31

New Campaign to Raise Awareness in the Fight Against Childhood Cancers LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Baldrick's Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) will unveil a new print and broadcast public service announcement featuring actor Samuel L. Jackson. The PSA, entitled "In Play," is designed to increase awareness about childhood cancers and the critical importance for infants and children, and in particular teens and young adults with...

2014-01-09 11:33:48

After 11 months of review, SURA announced the findings of a collaborative project to explore the capabilities of an open source application that assists with publishing, referencing, extracting and analyzing research data; the Dataverse Network. This pilot implementation of the Dataverse Network software was conducted as part of SURA's larger Research Data Management (RDM) initiative, an on-going collaboration between SURA member library and IT professionals. "This project has been an...

2014-01-08 12:28:24

MAYWOOD, Ill., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two research powerhouses, Loyola University Chicago and the University of Notre Dame, are joining forces in a multidisciplinary cancer research collaboration. The goal of the alliance is to provide direct support for revolutionary new cancer research, with the ultimate objective of making cancer a more manageable, and potentially curable, disease. "Through this collaboration we will draw on the breadth of our scientific...

2014-01-06 08:25:22

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer research in the U.S. got a critical boost today as the six Ludwig Centers at Johns Hopkins University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Stanford University and the University of Chicago received a total of $540 million as part of a gift from Ludwig Cancer Research, on behalf of its founder, Daniel K. Ludwig. This new funding ranks among the largest private philanthropic...

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...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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