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2014-07-25 08:24:56

LUGANO, Switzerland, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has expressed concern that the proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation could make cancer research impossible and add a significant burden to cancer patients and doctors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131128/654773 ) The proposed wording -'explicit and specific patient consent' - implies that researchers would have to approach patients and ask...

2014-07-24 23:05:03

The first-ever successful isolation and culture of rare tumor cells circulating in a patient’s blood has been achieved by NFCR-supported scientist Daniel Haber, M.D., Ph.D., and his team at Massachusetts General Hospital. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The first-ever successful isolation and culture of rare tumor cells circulating in a patient’s blood has been achieved by NFCR-supported scientist Daniel Haber, M.D., Ph.D., and his team at Massachusetts General Hospital. This is an...

2014-07-24 16:24:49

Tony Danza Appointed as Master of Ceremonies for the Charitable Event NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voices Against Brain Cancer, in partnership with New York Road Runners, will host its annual "Join The Voices! New York Run/Walk" on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at The Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park at 8:30 a.m. The charitable event, which last year raised close to one million dollars, will feature a five-mile run, a scenic walk, kids races and a fun family festival....

2014-07-24 08:33:44

Based on encouraging progression-free survival data, Lpath extends the study to a second cohort and considers additional proof-of-concept studies SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), the industry leader in bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, reported interim results in a Phase 2a single-arm, open-label trial where ASONEP(TM) is being investigated as a treatment for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in patients that have failed at least one...

2014-07-23 08:32:41

Making a Difference Through Scientific Research and Discovery BOSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer's Medical Advisory Board Member Adam Bass, MD, serves as co-Chair of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Gastric Cancer Project, Director for Translational Research for the Center for Esophageal and Gastric Cancer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and is an associate member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. The TCGA Gastric...

2014-07-22 08:32:43

Goal to Collect 50,000 Pairs of Sneakers to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Max Cure Foundation (MCF), a nonprofit children's cancer charity whose mission is to raise money to fund the development of less toxic treatments for children and also to provide financial support to low-income and military families who have a child battling cancer, announced today they have expanded their signature Dunk Your Kicks campaign with collections from NY to...

2014-07-21 08:29:00

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cell Culture Market by Equipment (Bioreactor, Incubator, Centrifuge), by Reagent (Media, Sera, Growth Factors, Serum Free Media), by Application (Cancer Research, Gene Therapy, Drug Development, Vaccine Production, Toxicity Testing) - Global Forecast to...

2014-07-18 23:04:42

NFCR supported scientist Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., and his team at the MD Anderson Cancer Center have engineered a novel treatment for killing fungal infections that are often lethal to cancer patients with weakened immune systems. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 NFCR supported scientist Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., and his team at the MD Anderson Cancer Center have engineered a novel treatment for killing fungal infections that are often lethal to cancer patients with weakened...

2014-07-15 12:29:19

Society Joins Coalition of More than 90 Organizations in Calling on Congress to Stop Cuts to Federal Health Programs that Keep Americans Healthy and Safe WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today and supported by the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders, details the dire consequences of recent deep budget cuts to federal health programs,...

2014-07-11 23:02:13

Corday will bring his fundraising expertise to the nation’s only non-profit dedicated exclusively to cell and gene therapies for cancer Stamford, CT (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, Inc. (ACGT) – the nation’s only non-profit dedicated exclusively to cell and gene therapies for cancer – has announced that Joshua Corday has joined the organization as Senior Development Officer. Corday is a veteran fundraising professional with deep experience securing gifts...


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