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2013-07-12 23:16:53

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Shelli Kesler and her team of researchers for conducting a study that could help cancer survivors with their mental recovery. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 On July 12, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Shelli Kesler, a Stanford University clinical neuropsychologist, and her colleagues for using brain-training...

2012-09-02 23:04:09

Funding Is Needed to Advance Research and Treatment to Cure Kids with Cancer Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 The Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia launches 30 Days, 1 Cause, an advertising and social media campaign to bring the issue of funding for pediatric cancer research to the forefront as part of September´s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The 30 Days, 1 Cause campaign encourages the community to register for the Four Seasons Parkway Run/Walk, and learn how to...

2012-03-22 06:25:32

NEW YORK, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have agreed to collaborate on the development of a powerful tool built upon IBM Watson in order to provide medical professionals with improved access to current and comprehensive cancer data and practices. The resulting decision support tool will help doctors everywhere create individualized cancer diagnostic and treatment recommendations for their patients based on current...

2010-09-08 08:00:00

Harness The Power of C -- Connect Against Childhood Cancer with an Advocacy Toolkit PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cancer Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia kicks off Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with a specialized toolkit to harness The Power of C -- Connecting Against Childhood Cancer. The Cancer Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia invites families whose lives have been touched by childhood cancer to advocate, fundraise and share your...

2008-10-27 15:00:27

Chemo brain -- reduced cognitive abilities because of chemotherapy treatment of cancer -- can improve with computer-based training, U.S. researchers say. Lead investigator Sarah-Jane Kim said chemo brain is a well-documented phenomenon in patients with different types of cancer. The declines in processing speed and memory often diminish the confidence of patients causing them to withdraw from interactions with their family, peers or co-workers at a time when support is needed most, Kim...