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2014-10-23 20:29:17

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America(®) (CTCA) Chairman of Functional Medicine, Stacie J. Stephenson, DC, CNS, and Edgar Staren, MD, PhD, President, The Centers for Advanced Individual Medicine, have been selected by the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute to speak at the second annual Thought Leaders Consortium to be held in Seattle, Washington, October 23-25, 2014. Dr. Stephenson will discuss "The Institutional...

2014-10-23 12:29:06

CARMEL, Ind., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sylvia Rosenberg was 27 when she found a lump in her right breast. A biopsy confirmed she had early stage breast cancer. Her doctor recommended a lumpectomy followed by chemotherapy and hormone therapy. Sylvia had watched her aunt battle breast cancer, and she was determined to find a better treatment. Her research confirmed that SonoPhoto Dynamic Therapy (SPDT) combined with hyperthermia had a better success rate than conventional...

2014-10-15 12:32:05

Program Emphasizes Early Assessment Regardless of Cancer Stage, Prognosis, Age, Race or Gender SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has launched a new fertility preservation program, called OncoPrez(SM), to better serve patients undergoing cancer treatment. Now available at CTCA® hospitals in Chicago, Philadelphia and Tulsa, the OncoPrez program makes open discussions about fertility and family planning an integral...

2014-10-13 12:27:14

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (® )(CTCA) will feature multiple presenters at the 11(th) annual International Conference of The Society for Integrative Oncology taking place on October 26-28 in Houston, Texas. CTCA physicians will be making both oral and poster presentations in addition to the Plenary Session that will feature Maurie Markman, MD, President of Medicine and Science and a pre-conference workshop where...

2014-10-08 23:14:36

Author meshes reality, fiction in new book to deliver story that highlights family reunion, breakthrough in technology CHULA VISTA, Calif. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The opportunity to examine the mysteries of his adoption and tell the success story about his cancer treatment inspired author Paul Raffer to craft a novel that cleverly meshes fiction and reality. In “Skin” (published by Xlibris) readers will follow the life and struggles of a doctor who was diagnosed with an incurable...

2014-10-07 23:00:40

Canada Cancer and Aging Research Laboratory (CCARL) launched in Lethbridge to provide personalized diagnostic and medical solutions for cancer treatment and to develop diagnostic criteria and therapeutic approaches to combat age-related diseases and aging itself. Lethbridge, AB, Canada (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Canada Cancer and Aging Research Laboratory (CCARL) today announced the launch of its personalized medicine and research programs in Canada. The company plans to unfold its...

2014-09-30 16:27:57

Hospital Awarded Accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) ZION, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA(®)) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) has been recognized by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center for demonstrating compliance with the FACT-JACIE International Standards for Cellular Therapy Product...

2014-09-29 12:30:45

BOGOTA, Colombia, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Institute of Colombia has announced a promising new drug treatment: a carefully formulated, first-of-its-kind combination of salinomycin and 3-bromopyruvate (3-BrPA) that has already proven successful at treating multiple types of cancer. The team of medical researchers behind this novel treatment are optimistic that it could significantly improve outcomes for many patients who have exhausted current therapeutic...

pregnancy and cancer
2014-09-29 02:30:13

European Society for Medical Oncology Presentations at ESMO 2014 examine the impact of in-utero exposure to chemotherapy and radiotherapy, the safety of lymph node biopsy in pregnancy, and the outcomes of unplanned pregnancy during cancer treatment Children who are exposed to chemotherapy or radiotherapy while in the womb suffer no negative impacts on mental or cardiac development, international studies presented at the ESMO 2014 Congress in Madrid have shown. "When chemotherapy is...

2014-09-18 12:29:06

Free public open house to feature center tours, food and a chance to meet doctors and staff HAZLETON, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the American Cancer Society, Cancer Treatment Center at Hazleton announces the opening of the ACS Cancer Resource Center for local patients and the community. The Resource Center is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146887 Located inside the Cancer Treatment...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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