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2014-10-22 23:12:03

In CHAMPS Oncology's recent blog post, Survivorship Care Plans + Coding = Reimbursement, Megan Coriell shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's recent blog post, Survivorship Care Plans + Coding = Reimbursement, Megan Coriell shares her thoughts on the topic. In 2012, the Commission on Cancer (CoC) released their new Cancer Program Standards: Ensuring Patient-Centered Care. As part of the new standards the CoC requires...

2014-10-22 23:00:54

Gift basket retailer, Spoonful of Comfort, announces support for cancer awareness during October's Breast Cancer Awareness movement. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Breast Cancer accounts for as much as 25% of all cancer cases. As the second most common form of cancer in the world, this diagnosis gets extra attention during October, Breast Cancer Awareness month. And Spoonful of Comfort is doing its part to Think Pink. For every order placed during October, Spoonful of...

2014-10-22 20:23:21

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This is a comprehensive account of the market size, segmentation, key players, SWOT analysis, influential technologies, and business and economic environments. The report is supported by 280 tables & figures over 232 pages. The personalized medicine (global) market is presented as follows: -- By Company (e.g., 23andMe, AFFYMETRIX, ATOSSA GENETICS, NODALITY, deCode /Amgen, CELERA, MYRIAD, FOUNDATION MEDICINE, GENOMIC HEALTH)-- By Geography...

2014-10-22 16:27:45

TSX Venture: QPT EDMONTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Quest PharmaTech Inc. (TSX-V: QPT) ("Quest" or the "Company"), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of cancer, reports today that it has signed an exclusive supply and distribution agreement with Smart Cell Tec for the world-wide marketing and distribution rights, excluding South Korea, for the science based, premium anti-wrinkle skin care product, Bellus Skin(TM). Bellus Skin(TM)...

2014-10-22 12:29:29

Company Expands IP Portfolio Covering Test Methods to Identify Chromosomal Abnormalities including 3q (TERC) and 5p (TERT) in Cervical Cells GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoDiagnostix announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted two new patents owned by the company (US Patent No. 8,748,099 and 8,852,865) covering the detection of chromosomal abnormalities in cervical samples. The recently issued patents cover methods for...

2014-10-22 12:29:27

TEL AVIV, Israel, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLight Life Sciences Investments Ltd. (TASE: BOLT, OTCQX:BLGTY), a firm that invests in, manages and commercializes biomedical innovations in ophthalmology and cancer diagnostics, announced today that Suzana Nahum-Zilberberg, CEO, and Itai Bar Natan, CFO, will present at the Canaccord Genuity Medical Technology and Diagnostics Forum at the Westin Grand Central in New York, NY. The BioLight presentation is scheduled to...

2014-10-22 08:30:21

DALLAS, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds PharmaPoint: HER2-Positive Breast Cancer - Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023 research reports for United States (US), China and Japan to the cancer drugs market research collection of its online library. The PharmaPoint: HER2-Positive Breast Cancer - China Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023...

2014-10-22 08:27:56

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New test innovations will be the source of revenue growth in the in vitro diagnostic (IVD) test industry, especially as companies struggle with reimbursement challenges, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market researcher listed more than 25 testing innovations in important disease areas in academic settings that could be the future of IVD products. Kalorama details the new approaches its biennial survey of the IVD industry, The...

2014-10-22 08:27:23

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX) - According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 400 million people worldwide are living with diabetes, with that number expected to grow to 552 million people by 2030. The global market for diabetes treatments is approximately $500 billion. In 2012 approximately 330,000 people worldwide died from pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common cause of death due to cancer in...

2014-10-22 08:26:51

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In collaboration with West Cancer Center at University of Tennessee, the comprehensive Center of Excellence for medical oncologists focuses on renal cell carcinoma Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], the world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, recently announced the launch of the first virtual Center of Excellence focused on a single disease, renal...


Latest Cancer Reference Libraries

British Journal of Cancer
2012-05-28 10:11:32

The British Journal of Cancer (BJC) is a professional medical journal published biweekly by the Nature Publishing Group (a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd.) on behalf of Cancer Research UK. It provides a forum for clinicians and scientists to communicate original research findings that have relevance to understanding the etiology of cancer and to improving patient treatment and survival. Papers are published both in print and online. The journal publishes full research papers and...

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2011-02-17 16:45:25

Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV or MCPyV), first discovered in January 2008, is one of seven human tumor viruses. It is suspected to cause most of Merkel cell carcinoma which is a rare, aggressive form of skin cancer. Around 80% of Merkel cell carcinoma tumors are found to be infected with MCV. It is found in respiratory secretions suggesting that it may be transmitted by a respiratory route. Usually the tumors with MCV viruses go through at least two mutations that render the virus...

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2011-02-17 14:56:32

A human papillomavirus (HPV), a member of the papillomavirus family, is capable of infecting humans. HPVs establish productive infections in the skin or mucous membranes. Most of the 200 known types cause no symptoms in most people. Some types can cause warts, while others can lead to cancer. There are more than 30 to 40 types of HPV that are typically transmitted through sexual contact and infect the anogenital region. High risk HPV, can lead to cancer, in fact HPV infection is a cause of...

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2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Cancer Constellation -- The constellation Cancer, the crab, is known in astronomy and astrology as one of the twelve constellations of the zodiac. Cancer is small and dim, and does not resemble a crab. It lies between Gemini to the west and Leo to the east, Lynx to the north and Canis Minor and Hydra to the south. Notable features The brightest star in Cancer is β Cancri, called Al Tarf ("the end" of the crab's leg). Other stars include Acubens (α), and the Aselli (the...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.