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2014-08-29 23:09:32

Tim Moffitt, representing in North Carolina, spent time with Aeroflow Healthcare to get an overview of the Asheville based DME company and to discuss how the ever changing landscape of healthcare legislation could impact DME providers such as Aeroflow. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Tim Moffitt, who is representing Buncombe County's 116th House District in the North Carolina General Assembly, spent the morning of Tuesday, August 26th with the board of Aeroflow Healthcare and...

2014-05-28 08:32:58

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and Moffitt Cancer Center create ORIEN to accelerate more precise cancer treatments, diagnostics and prevention methods TAMPA, Fla. and COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of North America's leading cancer centers, Moffitt Cancer Center and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James), today announced what is likely the...

2014-04-01 08:28:14

ConvergeHEALTH, M2Gen and Deloitte will offer personalized medicine studies and real-world analytics services to life sciences organizations, study sponsors and cancer centers NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte is announcing that M2Gen, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center, has joined its real-world evidence and analytics consortium to help transform cancer care around the use of personalized medicine....

2013-05-17 10:55:08

Researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of South Florida have evaluated how Florida health care and social service agencies distribute “Libres para Siempre” (“Forever Free®”), a Spanish smoking relapse prevention booklet series. Their analysis found that 10 agencies distributed the booklets actively and passively, but those methods may not have helped the material reach its intended audience, Spanish-speaking smokers who have quit but are at...

2013-01-25 10:23:12

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues have investigated the safety, efficacy and the maximum tolerated dose of pomalidomide for patients with multiple myeloma who have disease relapsed after treatments with other drugs, such as bortezomib and lenalidomide.  This phase I clinical trial enrolled 38 patients, and pomalidomide provided a minimal or better response for 42 percent of the patients, a partial response or better for 21 percent, and a complete response for 3 percent....

2012-08-13 12:50:22

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center who surveyed employees and patients about a ban on outdoor smoking at the cancer center found that 86 percent of non-smokers supported the ban, as did 20 percent of the employees who were smokers. Fifty-seven percent of patients who were smokers also favored the ban. The study appeared in a recent issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. “Policies restricting indoor worksite tobacco use have become common over the last 10...

2012-02-09 00:06:03

A description of the projects and studies resulting from a research partnership initiated in 2005 between Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and the Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico, has been published in a recent issue of Health Promotion Practice. The partnership, which included three outreach cancer education projects and two pilot research studies aimed at reducing cancer health disparities in Hispanic populations in both Tampa and Ponce, was funded by the National Cancer...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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