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2014-07-01 23:09:50

As exciting new medical therapies in cancer treatment continue to emerge, the newest weapon is an inspiring human face - a young adult survivor (named JOY) who serves as a personal guide to those facing cancer while delivering happiness, showing that laughter is the best medicine after all. Topeka, KS (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Many facing cancer and other serious illnesses today realize there is truth to the old adage, "Mind over matter." From Valerie Harper "facing terminal...

2014-07-01 10:07:43

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Lack of clinical trial data, guidelines on HIV patients with cancer may contribute to health disparity HIV-infected people diagnosed with cancer are two to four times more likely to go untreated for their cancer compared to uninfected cancer patients, according to a new, large retrospective study from researchers in Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) published online ahead of print in the Journal...

2014-06-30 12:32:25

First Ever CTCA® Forum to Feature Leading Oncologists from Across the Country in an Interactive Seminar SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America(® )(CTCA), in collaboration with Dannemiller, Inc. and Athena Education Group, LLC, will host a new continuing medical education (CME)* program focused on colorectal cancer and peritoneal carcinomatosis as part of its growing CME curriculum known as the CTCA Forum. The program will provide...

2014-06-27 08:25:15

Oncologists and researchers from across the nation gather for third annual CTCA Review CHICAGO, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer experts from across the country will gather in Chicago on Saturday, July 26 at the Trump International Hotel & Tower for CTCA Review, a medical symposium dedicated to sharing knowledge for the continuous improvement of patient care. This is the third year that Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has hosted the event, which features some...

2014-06-16 08:28:29

Company continues to engage leading cancer treatment centers to investigate non-invasive methods of cancer mutation detection in order to advance patient care SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV) today announced that it has entered into a clinical collaboration with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to investigate the utility of quantitative urine-based mutation detection and the ability to monitor tumor mutation burden and treatment response over time...

2014-06-10 16:26:49

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Extensive clinical experience suggests that hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) may play an important role in the ongoing treatment of colorectal cancer patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (CRCPC). However, there is no established nonsurgical process to select patients for HIPEC treatment as part of recommended standard of care or for clinical trial inclusion....

2014-06-10 08:30:44

Cancer and Careers' 4th Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer to Help Address Concerns NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Half of unemployed cancer survivors looking for work worry that prospective employers would treat them differently if they knew about their cancer, according to new national survey results from Cancer and Careers, the only U.S. organization solely dedicated to serving the growing population of people working during and after cancer treatment. The online survey,...

2014-06-09 16:24:30

Esteemed oncologist Dennis Citrin walks women through the "must know" facts of breast cancer, from diagnosis through treatment and beyond CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women today are very aware of breast cancer. They know the risks, perform self-exams, support non-profits to advance research, and typically know someone who has battled the disease. Still, hearing the words "you have cancer" throws nearly every woman into a crisis. When it happens to you, the...

2014-06-09 12:29:21

Treatment results, family and faith are motivating factors for cancer patients today SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from The Cancer Experience: A National Study of Patients and Caregivers finds that nearly one in four cancer patients and caregivers remain dissatisfied with their care experience (independent of treatment outcome). The results of this 2014 study echo the findings from the inaugural study, also commissioned by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA)...

2014-06-02 16:25:20

Cancer Treatment Centers of America opens sleep diagnostic center to help patients overcome sleeplessness and achieve optimal health before, during and after treatment CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a study by the National Cancer Institute, nearly 45 percent of all cancer patients experience serious sleep disorders, compared to just 25 percent of the general population. Undiagnosed sleep related breathing disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, can...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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