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2014-09-09 12:29:44

World's First On-Table Adaptive Radiation Therapy Clinical Program Commenced at Siteman Cancer Center CLEVELAND, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay(TM) Incorporated, a privately held medical device company, announced today that the world's first on-table adaptive radiation treatment program using the MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system began at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The MRIdian system provides a...

2014-09-08 12:29:15

Now that Childhood Rare Disease Drugs are Profitable, They Might Get Them WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we mark the fourth annual observance of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Kids v Cancer celebrates recent achievements in pediatric drug development. The greatest hurdle in battling childhood cancer and rare diseases has long since been the lack of treatments developed specifically for children. Most sick children are left with pass-me-down...

2014-09-07 20:20:34

CAD $30 Million Pledged by Canadian Health Charities, Government-Funded Organizations, Corporations and the Public Inaugural SU2C Canada Dream Teams to Begin Research in Summer 2015 Stand Up To Cancer Telecast is Available Online at https://ca.celebrity.yahoo.com/video/stand-cancer-170000054.html http://www.standup2cancer.ca | http://facebook.com/su2c.ca | Instagram: @SU2C_CA | Twitter: @SU2C_CA TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - More than CAD $119 million has been pledged so...

2014-09-05 23:03:59

Cross-platform campaign celebrates the collaborative research and innovations in cancer care, and highlights the further efforts needed on the path to finding a cure New York, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Mediaplanet today announces the distribution of the latest edition of “The Fight Against Cancer,” a cross-platform campaign which showcases innovations in cancer research and demands further attention around the topic. The industry has experienced a collaborative surge in research,...

2014-09-05 08:24:09

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) is pleased to announce the launch of a new professional development training program, drawing on a long and distinguished history of providing advanced education for 55 years as well as delivering biotechnology training and lab workshops for 27 years at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Building on our long-term ties with the biomedical community, the new program will...

2014-09-04 08:30:25

BURLINGAME, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleave Biosciences today announced that it has begun a Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate its lead drug candidate, CB-5083, in patients with relapsed and refactory multiple myeloma. CB-5083 is a first-in-class, oral inhibitor of p97, a critical enzyme that controls various aspects of protein homeostasis. The open-label, Phase 1 dose escalation/dose expansion trial will evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and...

2014-09-03 23:01:35

Event Offers 100, 50 and 25 Mile Sanctioned USA Road Race and Three Mile Family Fun Ride to Benefit Cancer Research Goodyear, Ariz (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 On Saturday September 27, 2014 an estimated 800 riders will “clip in” to overcome cancer at the second annual Trails 4 Trials Charity Ride (T4T) in Goodyear, Arizona. All donations will benefit Gateway for Cancer ResearchSM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on finding better treatment options for people battling cancer...

2014-09-03 12:30:24

Northwestern Mutual Launches Campaign with $50,000 Donation to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to Find Breakthrough Cures for Kids with Cancer MILWAUKEE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flashing a cancer survivor tattoo on a bare chest and throwing crutches off of the side of a building, kids protest cancer in a new campaign launching today by Northwestern Mutual to raise awareness and support for the heroes -- families, kids and researchers -- who are bravely battling childhood...

2014-09-03 08:29:41

Robert Downey Jr., Melissa McCarthy, Steve Carell, Sofia Vergara, Ben Falcone, Kevin Bacon, Anna Kendrick, Tony Goldwyn, Dave Grohl, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Gad, Giada De Laurentiis, Jaime King, Mira Sorvino, Joe Manganiello, Jordana Brewster, Alison Sweeney, Amanda de Cadenet, Charlie Wilson, & Diem Brown Join the One-hour Telecast Event Airing Simultaneously on CBC, City, CTV, Global and Other Canadian Services; Streaming on Yahoo Canada8:00 PM ET AND PT / 7:00 PM CT...

tomatoes fight prostate cancer
2014-08-28 04:42:17

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Men looking to reduce their risk of developing prostate cancer could benefit by consuming at least 10 servings of tomatoes per week, according to new research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Doing so can decrease the risk of contracting the disease by 18 percent, Vanessa Er of the University of Bristol’s School of Social and Community Medicine and her colleagues claim in...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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