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2013-06-13 12:24:48

New Campaign Raises Awareness of the Importance of the Immune System in Cancer Prevention and Treatment LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) have teamed up to develop a new print public service announcement featuring NCIS star Mark Harmon. The PSA, entitled "I Am My Own Secret Weapon," is designed to increase awareness about cancer immunotherapy, which mobilizes our immune systems to...

2013-06-05 08:26:52

SEATTLE, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage people of all ages to add one thing to their daily routine to improve their health, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) and Whole Foods Market launched a new partnership with C89.5, Nathan Hale High School's student-run radio station. The "Do One Thing" campaign spotlights student-generated messages about the importance of little steps towards a healthier lifestyle and extends across radio, social media, and events. Through...

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...

2013-05-22 16:25:31

Series of five webinars will discuss cutting-edge research and breakthroughs in immune treatments for cancers and ways to get involved in immunotherapy NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a New York-based nonprofit organization committed to developing immune system-based cancer treatments, is holding a series of five webinars in June to talk about breakthroughs in cancer immunotherapy research and treatments as part of Cancer Immunotherapy...

2013-05-16 00:20:53

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, one of the nation's top cancer research and prevention centers and pioneer of bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, today called on Congress to support restoring full funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which supports pioneering research that saves lives. Funding was recently cut due to sequestration. The U.S. Senate Subcommittee of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education today held...

2013-05-09 23:45:40

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) declares June “Cancer Immunotherapy Awareness Month” to increase awareness of cancer immunotherapy, a new class of cancer treatment that mobilizes the immune system to fight the disease and represents the most immediate hope for curing patients with any type of cancer. The month will feature educational webinars offered free to the public from top experts in cancer immunotherapy, and a Wear White for a Cure Day on June 7. New York, NY (PRWEB)...

2013-04-17 16:25:26

Study shows sharp drop in activity 10 years after diagnosis Breast cancer survivors are among the women who could most benefit from regular physical activity, yet few meet national exercise recommendations during the 10 years after being diagnosed, according to a study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Prior studies and available evidence show a strong association between physical activity and reduced mortality, extended survival and higher quality of life among...

2013-03-26 20:22:24

EvergreenHealth and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Announce Grand Opening of Halvorson Cancer Center KIRKLAND, Wash., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) today announced the grand opening of Halvorson Cancer Center, a bold collaboration that brings national-quality cancer care to patients, families and the greater community. Located on the EvergreenHealth campus in Kirkland, Wash., the new 26,000 square-foot state-of-the-art center...

2013-03-26 08:30:20

Ekahau Vision(TM) software and hundreds of Ekahau temperature sensors protect the integrity of experimental specimens and controls that have been collected over 30 years of research RESTON, Va., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ekahau Inc., the high-performance leader in Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) using Wi-Fi (active RFID), announced today that Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington deployed Ekahau's Wi-Fi-based real-time temperature sensing and monitoring...

2013-03-25 16:24:50

SEATTLE, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program and its directors, K. Scott Baker, M.D. and Karen Syrjala, Ph.D., have been selected to lead a nationwide study that aims to improve long-term health outcomes for cancer survivors between the ages of 18 and 39. Under way this spring, the study will involve the Livestrong Survivorship Center of Excellence Network, a collaborative research group of seven National Cancer...