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2014-10-22 23:14:04

RadioMedix, Inc., a Houston-based biotechnology company and Viewpoint Molecular Targeting LLC of Iowa City were awarded a grant by the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program from the National Cancer Institute. This is a Phase I award for approximately $150,000 that will support the development of novel agents for enhanced targeted imaging and alpha-particle therapy of metastatic melanoma. HOUSTON, TX. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Heterogeneity and drug resistance of metastatic...

2014-10-21 23:08:02

Australian researchers say some tiny tumors that arise along the path of a pleural catheter in mesothelioma patients may be benign. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 A new published report suggests that cancer doctors should hold off on treating catheter pathway tumors with radiation until they have first confirmed that they are malignant. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted the details on its website. Click here to read it now. Doctors at the University of Western Australia are...

2014-10-21 12:32:26

Cancer Survivor Shares Personal Story During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month RENO, Nev., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the second-most diagnosed cancer in women in the U.S., breast cancer impacts the lives of many. Debbie Black, a Nevada resident, is among those whose life has been dramatically impacted by the disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153187 Initially diagnosed with stage II breast cancer at the age of 30, Black underwent aggressive...

2014-10-16 23:13:11

This state-of-the-art system will enable us to offer cancer patients a fast, effective surgical option without an incision or the need to recover in a hospital setting. South Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Innovative Cancer Institute announced it is the first in the Southeastern United States to install the Edge™ system from Varian Medical Systems, for treating cancer and other conditions with high-precision, non-invasive radiosurgery. “This state-of-the-art system will enable us...

2014-10-16 23:03:38

Lawrence Livermore biomedical researcher Mike Malfatti is working with two researchers at the University of California, Davis, Comprehensive Cancer Center to leverage dramatic advances in biological accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) to see how cancer patients respond to the chemotherapeutic drug carboplatin. Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Buoyed by several dramatic advances, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists think they can tackle biological science in a...

2014-10-14 08:30:52

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is cancer that originated in the breast but has spread to other parts of the body, such as liver, lung, bones and brain. MBC is the cause of 40,000 deaths every year in the U.S. NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On National Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Awareness Day, October 13, the MBC Alliance revealed the results of their Landscape Report, Changing the Landscape for People Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer. The MBC Alliance, representing 29 cancer...

2014-10-13 12:26:32

Recognizing unique patient needs on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, mbcInfoCenter.com offers important metastatic breast cancer resources in one convenient place WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Understanding the burden of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), and the toll it takes on patients and their loved ones, Eisai Inc. announced today the launch of mbcInfoCenter.com, a new online portal designed to provide important resources that may help women with MBC manage...

2014-10-09 20:22:06

Barbara Walters Reveals Her Personal Story with Breast Cancer at BCRF Symposium & Luncheon NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), announced its dedication of $58.6 million to breast cancer research today at its annual Symposium & Awards Luncheon. Totaling $47 million, the 2014-2015 annual grants, awarded to more than 220 physicians and scientists on six continents, continue to fuel BCRF's mission of advancing the world's most innovative...

2014-10-09 08:28:21

Preclinical Data Indicates Targeting Hyaluronan in the Tumor Stroma May Offer A New Approach to Pancreatic Cancer Treatment SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) today announced an oral presentation on the pharmacology of PEGPH20 at the New York Academy of Sciences symposium "Targeting Key Vulnerabilities in Pancreatic Cancer," being held on October 9, 2014 in New York City. The presentation includes preclinical data showing that...

2014-10-07 23:02:01

National Foundation for Cancer Research Fun Run/Walk Benefits Fund Named for Race Organizer’s Sister Cape Elizabeth, ME (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The Cape Elizabeth community is coming together for a 5k family fun run/walk on October 18, 2014 to benefit The Lucy Fund, an official donor-designated fund of the National Foundation for Cancer Research that raises money specifically for metastatic cancer research. The fund is named for Lucy Elicker Stanovick, who was diagnosed in 2008 at age...


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