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2014-07-10 16:25:14

HERRIMAN, Utah, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vascular Access Certification Corporation (VACC) has issued a call to action to hospitals throughout the country to consider encouraging professionals working in the field of vascular access to seek certification. Speaking on behalf of the VACC board of directors, Board President Hudson J. Garrett, Jr., PhD, MSN, MPH, FNP, VA- BC(TM), cited Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as an example for hospitals to follow. "The...

2014-07-09 08:28:09

Leading cancer center selects Allscripts dbMotion(TM) and renews Allscripts Sunrise(TM) relationship to facilitate exceptional community-based patient care CHICAGO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) announced today that Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) will deploy Allscripts dbMotion interoperability and population health analytics solutions, and extend its use of its population-health-enabled Allscripts Sunrise platform electronic health record...

2014-06-28 23:01:58

A special presentation on mesothelioma, organized by the CancerCare group, will feature two Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s experts. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 On Monday, June 30, from 4:30-5:30PM Eastern Time, CancerCare is hosting a free mesothelioma teleconference workshop. The teleconference, titled Update on Mesothelioma, will feature a panel of experts, two from the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) to discuss numerous topics related...

2014-06-01 12:20:16

Diagnostic insights into gene mutations in solid tumor cancers will aid therapy selection and prognosis for patients and advance research NEW YORK and MADISON, N.J., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the world's oldest and largest private cancer center, and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced a joint collaboration that will utilize MSK's clinical and research insights into...

2014-05-13 00:21:32

BARCELONA, Spain, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the election of Barcelona as base of Grifols' new fractionation plant, the largest in Europe, the city appears as a leader in biomedical and bio pharmacy treatments Barcelona stands out for its clinical research and human healthcare, with 90 research centers and over 400 research groups established in the city and dedicated to the life sciences, excelling in such areas as oncology, bio-nanomedicine and cardiovascular...

2014-05-05 12:29:20

Prize forms part of $25M Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance today announced the winners of the inaugural Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research. Awarded to six New York City-based scientists at the Sohn Investment Conference, the Prize winners will each receive $200,000 per year for up to three years to enable them to pursue cutting-edge research at a...

2014-04-23 08:32:21

Fort Lauderdale-based event to provide stomach cancer patients and their families unparalleled access to hear from eight world-renowned experts in the field of stomach cancer FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF), a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds for stomach cancer, is proud to host its fourth annual "Stomach Cancer Education Symposium & Webinar." The live event and webinar will be held...

2014-04-03 12:28:55

Participants in cities across the country rode at the clubs of founding partner, Equinox, to fund research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 17,000 riders raised over $20 million at 2014 Cycle for Survival events across the country in the effort to beat rare cancers. 100 percent of the money raised through the indoor team cycling events will fund rare cancer research and clinical trials at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center,...

2014-03-27 08:24:48

- Thursday Affordable Care Act Information Session for Taxi Drivers - NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxi Drivers will receive free health screening and information about the new Federal Affordable Care Act and free help signing up for health insurance this Thursday, March 27 from 2-6 PM at The EAST WEST MANAGEMENT garage, located at 415 West 127 Street between Morningside Ave and West 126 Street in Manhattan. March 31 is the last day for open enrollment for health...

2014-02-28 12:28:07

The New York Genome Center and The Rockefeller University's finding of a mutation that is present in 15 out of 15 patients suggests new opportunities for diagnosis and treatment of cancer, and leads to a high profile Science publication NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A father-daughter scientific collaboration that began after the daughter was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer has led to an important finding and could have broader implications for many other rare...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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