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2014-08-18 23:06:47

The Humans of NFCR project is a commitment to celebrate the people in our communities who are living with cancer; the loved ones who support them; and the researchers working tirelessly to find new treatments and cures. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The National Foundation for Cancer Research is giving a voice to the personal stories of those whose lives have been forever changed by cancer. The Humans of NFCR project is a commitment to celebrate the people in our communities who...

2014-08-12 23:04:31

MicroVAX, LLC, National Cancer Center (NCC), Singapore, and Singapore Clinical Research Institute (SCRI) joint media release, August 12, 2014 Manassas, Virginia (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 MicroVAX, LLC, a biotech company located in Manassas, Virginia announced today the commencement of a phase I clinical trial for its unique and proprietary vaccine platform that allows under the provisions of an FDA IND entry of patients with cancers of the breast, prostate, colon, ovary and lung, that have...

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2014-08-10 05:02:57

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers released some pretty incredible findings last week about cancer. In a multiple institute study including researchers and authors from the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC), the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC), and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT looked closely at how cancers are classified....

2014-08-08 08:26:19

TOKYO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Research UK and its commercial arm, Cancer Research Technology ("CRT"), are to join forces with Astellas Pharma Inc. (Tokyo, President & CEO: Yoshihiko Hatanaka, "Astellas") to find new drug targets in the fight against cancer, with an initial focus on pancreatic cancer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/84970 As part of a new collaboration, Cancer Research UK, CRT and Astellas will conduct a two-year research programme in the UK to...

2014-08-07 16:29:51

By the National Cancer Institute BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the African-American community, the vast network of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) located around the country are treasured institutions. They are time-honored pathways to education for many African American high school graduates and even today continue to serve as beacons of higher education hope for many young African Americans....

2014-08-06 08:31:53

Grant to Support Research Examining Sleep and its Connection to Cancer OWINGS MILLS, Md., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss products and programs announced today a $100,000 grant to The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation's leading cancer research funding organizations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120613/NE24271LOGO-b The grant will support clinical...

2014-08-05 12:31:30

9th Annual Race Supports Lung Cancer Research SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strides for Life 9 will return to Southampton, NY at 8:45 a.m. on Sunday, August 10, 2014. The 3-mile fun run/walk around scenic Lake Agawam was the first ever of its kind to support lung cancer research and is a signature event of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF, www.lungfund.org). LCRF funds critical lung cancer research grants at leading cancer research institutions...

2014-08-05 08:33:51

Total Investment Tops $300M in Less Than 12 Months SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juno Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on bringing forward novel immunotherapies for cancer, today announced that it has closed its Series B round with $134M in new investment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140113/DC45426LOGO This latest round includes new investments by ten public mutual funds and healthcare-focused funds. All major prior investors...

2014-08-03 23:01:55

Every dollar raised by the Play4theCure sports-based fundraising program will be dedicated to cancer research projects selected by each participating team. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 The National Foundation for Cancer Research’s Play4theCure has entered into a fundraising partnership with the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). Going forward, NFCR is an official charity of NFHCA, providing robust resources and a recognized brand that enables NFHCA members to...

2014-08-01 04:21:56

Roy S. Herbst M.D., Ph.D. honored at the 15th International Lung Cancer Congress SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) will honor Roy S. Herbst, Ensign Professor of Medicine and Chief of Medical Oncology at Yale Cancer Center, with the 2014 Addario Lectureship Award for his continued leadership and expertise in lung cancer treatment and research. Dr. Herbst of Yale Cancer Center will receive the award at the 15(th)...


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