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2010-12-21 00:01:47

Childhood cancer survivor hopes to use his newfound celebrity status to raise awareness for childhood cancer through Gabe's Chemo Duck Program. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2010 8-year-old actor and childhood cancer survivor Gabe Sipos celebrated his acting debut by walking the red carpet at last week's Beverly Hills premiere of his upcoming feature film, "Country Strong." The Screen Gems release opens in Los Angeles and Nashville on Wednesday and nationwide on January 7th.

2010-11-12 00:00:41

Celebrities and Music Fans Unite in Nashville to Help Fight Childhood Cancer at the CHEMO DUCK GOES COUNTRY Red Carpet Event Tuesday night’s celebrity red carpet event drew hundreds of supporters to downtown Nashville during CMA Awards Week for a night of food, cocktails and world-class entertainment all to support an incredible local charity.

2010-11-01 09:27:57

It is natural to blame chemo therapy failure on the malignant cancer cells themselves, but an unlikely antagonist has recently been identified: healthy stress response cells.

2009-12-17 15:25:00

Researchers have developed a novel animal model showing that four commonly used chemotherapy drugs disrupt the birth of new brain cells, and that the condition could be partially reversed with the growth factor IGF-1.

2009-11-04 14:53:05

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute findings prompt Phase II clinical trial for high-risk prostate cancer patients.

2009-07-20 08:23:00

VALENCIA, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemo-Couture, LLC recently launched its online boutique, www.chemo-couture.com, featuring inspirational, handcrafted and one-of-a-kind products and gifts for patients undergoing chemotherapy, their caregivers and loved ones.Inspired by friends and family who have battled various forms of the disease, Jane Bebita and Julie Uhrig joined forces to create an original array of items including apparel, hats, silk scarves, bags and totes, blankets, jewelry,...

2009-06-19 10:38:00

SOMERSET, N.J., June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dear Shareholder, I am grateful to have this opportunity to share with you important developments taking place at this critical juncture in our company history.

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2009-05-15 09:05:00

Ginger, frequently used to help a sour stomach, is now being used to fight the side effects of cancer treatment: nausea caused by chemotherapy, says a large, new study.

2008-12-29 13:28:03

Obesity affects health in several ways, but new research shows obesity can have minimal impact on ovarian cancer survival.

2008-10-27 15:00:27

Chemo brain -- reduced cognitive abilities because of chemotherapy treatment of cancer -- can improve with computer-based training, U.S. researchers say. Lead investigator Sarah-Jane Kim said chemo brain is a well-documented phenomenon in patients with different types of cancer.


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abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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