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2011-06-07 00:00:31

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is strongly encouraging just diagnosed individuals, US Navy Veterans, or family members dealing with a mesothelioma diagnosis to call them for the most comprehensive cancer treatment options report available in the world. What makes this report unique is each report is tailor suited to the individual, or US Navy Veteran, and the group will do individualized research based on the best cancer treatment options in the specific area, state, region, and nationally...

2011-06-06 12:51:21

Five years after cancer treatment ended, many survivors still suffer symptoms When people finish treatment for cancer, they want to bounce back to their former vital selves as quickly as possible. But a new Northwestern Medicine study -- one of the largest survivor studies ever conducted "“ shows many survivors still suffer moderate to severe problems with pain, fatigue, sleep, memory and concentration three to five years after treatment has ended. "We were surprised to see how...

2011-05-10 10:27:00

LAS VEGAS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data center specialist Ahead announced today that it has successfully deployed EMC® VPLEX® technology - originally designed to pool and share virtualized storage within or between data centers - to deliver high availability within a single data center for Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), a national network of regional destination hospitals specializing in complex and advance-stage cancer care. CTCA is...

2011-05-02 10:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iCrossing, a global digital marketing agency, announced today that it has been named digital agency of record by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), a national network of hospitals specializing in complex and advance-stage cancer care. As digital agency of record, iCrossing will drive digital strategies across channels, including paid search (SEM), search engine optimization (SEO), creative and analytics, to better connect CTCA with...

2011-04-05 09:12:00

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital physician receives the Paul P. Carbone Award in International Oncology from the International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research for his efforts to improve childhood cancer survival rates across the globe MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Raul Ribeiro, M.D., of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has received the Paul P. Carbone Award in International Oncology from the International Network for Cancer Treatment and...

2011-04-04 18:27:21

Fertility is a priority for many young women with breast cancer, yet new research has found many have little knowledge about fertility issues, leading to confusion and conflict around planning for a family. In a new study published in the prestigious Journal of Clinical Oncology, a team of University of New South Wales researchers has for the first time measured fertility-related knowledge and intentions in young women with breast cancer. The study, part of a PhD thesis by Dr Michelle Peate...

2011-03-30 00:00:28

Dr. Jonathan Lim Joins Eclipse Therapeutics as Executive Chairman San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 Eclipse Therapeutics, Inc. ("Eclipse"), a biotechnology company dedicated to the discovery and development of therapeutics that target cancer stem cells and other forms of innovative cancer treatment, today announced the first close of an up to $2 million seed financing led by founding investor, City Hill Ventures, LLC. Proceeds from the first close will be used to launch the company's...

2011-03-22 15:22:49

Patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer can safely take an experimental oral drug intended to protect healthy tissue from the effects of radiation, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and published in this month's issue of Human Gene Therapy. The findings support further clinical testing of the agent, called manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) plasmid liposome, to determine if giving it alongside chemotherapy and...

2011-03-02 16:35:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Radiation Therapy of Beverly Hills, a state-of-the-art cancer treatment center serving cancer patients in the Los Angeles area, has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). Radiation oncology (radiation therapy) is the careful use of high-energy radiation to...

2011-02-22 13:28:49

Female quality control in oocytes Chemotherapeutic agents, used in cancer treatment, destroy not only cancer cells but also healthy cells, thus affecting germ cells as well. Consequently, after surviving cancer many female patients are confronted with the diagnosis: infertility. For a long time a relationship between infertility and chemotherapeutic agents has been assumed, but until now, the exact mechanism was not known. Scientists from the research group of Prof. Volker Dötsch...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.