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2014-09-22 16:29:05

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Propanc Health Group Corporation (OTCQB: PPCH) ("Propanc" or "the Company"), an emerging healthcare company that focuses on the development of new and proprietary treatments for cancer patients, is pleased to announce it has executed an equity purchase agreement (the "EPA") with Southridge Partners II, L.P., an institutional investor, in the amount of $5 million, which will create significant growth capital for Propanc, enabling the...

2014-09-14 23:00:36

A study led by University of Colorado Cancer Center published today in the journal Nature uses a novel approach to target the activation of a protein that drives some cancers. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 When active, the protein called Ral can drive tumor growth and metastasis in several human cancers including pancreatic, prostate, lung, colon and bladder. Unfortunately, drugs that block its activity are not available. A study published today in the journal Nature uses a...

2014-09-11 16:28:16

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - DiagnoCure, Inc. (TSX: CUR) (OTCQX: DGCRF) (the "Corporation") today reported financial and operational results for the third quarter 2014 ended July 31, 2014. The Corporation announced a net loss of $504,105 or $0.01 per share for this quarter compared with a loss of $595,262 or $0.01 per share for the same period last year. During the third quarter ended July 31, 2014, total revenues decreased by 19% compared with the same quarter of 2013, due to...

2014-09-10 08:31:01

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ENDOCUFF(TM) Endoscopic Overtube now provided by MEDIVATORS, a leading medical device company with over thirty years of experience in endoscopy technology, substantially improves adenoma and polyp detection during colonoscopies according to two separate industry studies. The ENDOCUFF device is a small disposable plastic over-tube with soft flexible projections. Placed over the tip of the endoscope, the device helps increase control and...

2014-09-08 08:31:27

SAN DIEGO and PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTCQB:AEMD), and its diagnostic subsidiary, Exosome Sciences, Inc. (ESI), announced today that ESI researchers have developed and initially validated a lectin-based diagnostic platform that is able to isolate exosome-based biomarkers underlying a broad-spectrum of oncology indications. Aethlon Medical develops targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious disease, cancer and other...

2014-08-28 12:30:01

Introduction of Extended RAS Testing and Recent Clinical Trial Data Will Affect How Physicians Treat Colorectal Cancer Patients, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the market for colorectal cancer (CRC) therapies will remain constant, at around $7.7 billion by 2023 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan. The biosimilar erosion of...

2014-08-25 08:27:12

Initial Closing is for $10 Million FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaccinogen, Inc., (OTC.QB: VGEN) a cancer immunotherapy development company, announced today that it completed the initial closing of a private placement of $80 million of units and common stock. Vaccinogen received gross proceeds of $10 million in this first closing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139089 Vaccinogen is preparing to start ACTIVE, a confirmatory Phase IIIb pivotal...

2014-08-22 12:25:46

At Weinberg Gastrointestinal, patients can now receive both American and Canadian screening colonoscopies in Gilbert, Arizona GILBERT, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Colon health is a big deal for patients in North America, which is why Dr. Andrew M Weinberg is now offering both Canadian and American screening colonoscopies to patients. The screening guidelines are slightly different in these countries.Gilbert, AZ gastroenterologist Dr. Andrew M Weinberg, DO is a...

2014-08-20 16:25:04

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Valley Center for Digestive Health (HVCDH) hosted an Open House in celebration of National ASC Day on August 14(th). HVCDH hopes that the open house raised people's awareness of the importance of colon cancer screening and about the high-quality, cost-efficient care ASCs provide to patients in the Cortlandt Manor community. Representatives from HVCDH hosted guests that included: Cathy Montaldo, Executive Director of Colon...

2014-08-13 23:01:47

North Texas Chapter of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals and Baylor Research Institute, join with Myriad Genetics, Lynch Syndrome International, Progeny and Ambry Genetics to bring global expert, Patrick Lynch, JD, MD, to Dallas to present lifesaving information on Lynch syndrome (HNPCC), a hereditary cancer condition, to bring a community outreach presentation, Saturday, August 16, 2014. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The North Texas Chapter of the Association of...


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Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

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Word of the Day
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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