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2013-06-25 12:00:28

A new study by an international team led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists provides the first statistically-based guidelines for determining whether a stem cell transplant is appropriate for older patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) – the most common blood disorders in people over 60 years of age, and frequently a precursor for leukemia. Using mathematical models to analyze hundreds of MDS cases from around the world, the researchers found reduced intensity transplants...

2013-06-13 23:26:46

Two locals, Manny Camara and Karen Routt have been named the winners of this year´s Silicon Valley Man & Woman of the Year for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society´s (LLS) — Greater Bay Area Chapter. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Manny Camara and Karen Routt have been named as this year´s Silicon Valley Man & Woman of the Year for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society´s (LLS)–Greater Bay Area Chapter. During a spirited ten-week cancer fundraising...

2013-06-12 23:18:01

Firm´s Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility named 2013 LLS ℠Woman of the Year,´ leading the National Capital Chapter to set a new fundraising record of $1.145 million. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 MorganFranklin Consulting, a leading business consulting and technology solutions company based in McLean, Va., and London, announced that Jeana Foster, the firm´s Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), has been named the 2013 Leukemia...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'