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2014-03-24 23:23:11

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer and the Claudia Cohen Research Foundation announce today that Dr. Andrew Berchuck has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer/Claudia Cohen Research Foundation Prize for Outstanding Gynecologic Researcher. The $50,000 prize is being presented at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology 45th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer in Tampa. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Foundation for Women’s Cancer and the Claudia...

2014-03-21 16:22:28

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2014-01-28 04:20:52

SEATTLE, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced that the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) informed CTI that it has completed patient enrollment in the GOG-0212 Phase 3 clinical trial of investigational agent paclitaxel poliglumex (Opaxio(TM) ) as maintenance therapy in ovarian cancer. "Although initial treatment is effective in putting this disease in remission, there is a high relapse rate for patients with ovarian cancer and there...

2013-11-04 23:19:57

Top-Flight Gynecologic Oncology Team to Direct Mount Sinai Program New York, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Peter R. Dottino, MD, has been appointed Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System, effective October 1, 2013. He also holds an appointment as Associate Clinical Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Dottino is an internationally-renowned expert in...

2013-09-30 23:19:35

Encouraging findings in the detection of ovarian cancer come just in time for Reproductive Cancer Awareness Month of September 2013. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 September is recognized by many organizations such as the American Cancer Society (http://www.cancer.org/myacs) as the Reproductive Cancer Awareness month in an effort to educate and inform the public. With the awareness month covering both ovarian and prostate cancers, it’s the perfect time of year for patients...

2013-06-18 23:19:49

Colleen´s Dream Foundation has made a $10,000 gift to the University of Arizona Cancer Center in an effort to support early ovarian cancer detection research, according to Colleen´s Dream Foundation President Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 In an ongoing effort to support research for early detection of ovarian cancer, Colleen´s Dream Foundation has made a $10,000 gift to The University of Arizona Cancer Center, according to Colleen´s Dream Foundation...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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