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-- Pharma/biotech companies join together to fund Accelerating Cancer Cures, a new model of collaboration in cancer research led by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation -- $25 Million Fund to Support 50 Clinical Investigators Over Next Five Years -- Newest Clinical Investigator Award Winners Announced Today NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation today announced the formation of "Accelerating Cancer Cures," a historic...
SEATTLE, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced today that it is relaunching an online study to help people quit smoking. The study, called WebQuit, is enrolling adult smokers nationwide.
An analysis linking federal bankruptcy court records to cancer registry data from nearly 232,000 adult cancer cases in western Washington during a 14-year period has found a hidden cost to survival: Insolvency rates increase along with the length of survival.
PHILADELPHIA, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cookies for Kids' Cancer, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to raising funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research, has awarded $200,000 in grants to the Cancer Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, one of the largest pediatric cancer centers in the United States, and home to the Center for Childhood Cancer Research. "Physician-scientists within the Center for Childhood Cancer Research at The Children's Hospital of...
SEATTLE, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Overweight or obese women with less-than-optimal levels of vitamin D who lose more than 15 percent of their body weight experience significant increases in circulating levels of this fat-soluble nutrient, according to a new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Since vitamin D is generally lower in persons with obesity, it is possible that low vitamin D could account, in part, for the link between obesity and diseases such as...
Although chemotherapy is used to kill cancer cells, it can also have a strong toxic effect on normal cells such as bone marrow and blood cells, often limiting the ability to use and manage the chemotherapy treatment.
Frequent users of acetaminophen are at a slightly increased risk for blood cancers, according to new research from scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington.
SEATTLE, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A $1 million grant from W.M.
There may be new hope for some multiple sclerosis patients, and the answer could lie in a new therapy involving their own blood stem cells.
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