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2013-08-28 23:20:09

The Chris Elliott Fund Presents the 2nd Annual Brains Matter Patient and Caregiver Awareness-Day Conference on September 27th 2013 Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The Chris Elliott Fund announces the second annual Brains Matter Conference, on Friday, September 27th from 8am to 6pm at the Bellevue Club in Bellevue, WA. This conference is available for patients and caregivers affected by brain cancer being offered free of charge. This event directly benefits the community of brain...

2013-08-07 10:10:59

Calcium-channel blockers in particular are associated with significantly increased risk Older women who take certain types of medication to combat high blood pressure may be putting themselves at greater risk for developing breast cancer, according to a new study by a team of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists led by Christopher Li, M.D., Ph.D. The study is the first to observe that long-term use of a class of antihypertensive drugs known as calcium-channel blockers in...

2013-05-30 23:14:29

FDA Review in SITC's Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer offers new insights into cancer immunotherapy product development & clinical evaluation. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 A picture of what the FDA is looking for in cancer immunotherapy product development appears in an extensive new review article published in the inaugural issue of the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer. Providing a US regulatory perspective on pre-clinical to first in man studies, the review is described...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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