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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...

2014-06-01 08:20:41

NEW YORK, June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is proud to announce the launch of a first-of-its-kind website devoted to cancer immunotherapy, also called immuno-oncology, designed specifically for cancer patients and their caregivers, TheAnswerToCancer.org. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140530/92827 "As major advances in cancer immunotherapy begin to alter the landscape of cancer treatment, patients facing a cancer diagnosis need to be aware of...

2014-05-28 16:26:55

Educational and Awareness Raising Events Scheduled throughout the Month of June NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is pleased to host its second annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month in June, aimed at increasing awareness of cancer immunotherapy, also known as immuno-oncology, a class of cancer treatment that mobilizes the immune system to fight the disease. Immunotherapy was named Science magazine's 2013 Breakthrough of the Year, and is anticipated once...

2014-05-28 12:30:02

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) today announced the appointment of Maurie Markman, MD, as President of the company's Medicine & Science unit, in which capacity he will be responsible for advancing the organization's overall commitment to clinical excellence, innovation, safety, and patient satisfaction. Dr. Markman served most recently as Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs & National Director of...

2014-05-26 13:29:45

The Lancet A study published in The Lancet Oncology journal reveals a high demand for costly cancer treatment among refugees from the recent conflicts in Iraq and Syria, with host countries struggling to find the money and the medicine to treat their new patients. The findings have prompted calls from lead author Dr Paul Spiegel, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Chief Medical Expert, for innovative financing schemes to improve access to affordable high-quality...

2014-05-22 16:25:42

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has been recognized by the Healthcare Advertising Awards competition for three of its 2013 advertising and integrated communications campaigns. The company received a Gold award for its Breast Cancer Awareness Month social media campaign; a Silver award for the educational video titled "The Anatomy of Cancer" and a Bronze award for its long-form "documercial" titled "Cancer, Winning...

2014-05-20 23:17:41

Elite cancer care specialists in Turkey are providing the latest technology and the most innovative, affordable therapies to increase the chances of a cure. Surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, and cancer care specialists at VisitandCare.com are working together to implement advanced treatment options to foreign cancer patients. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A close collaboration between oncologists in Turkey and expert scientists is generating...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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