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2014-04-04 23:01:00

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in Journal of the National Cancer Institute (with related research being presented this weekend at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Conference 2014) details the discovery of a new genetic driver of bladder cancer: silencing of the gene AGL. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in Journal of the National Cancer Institute (with related research being...

2014-04-03 16:24:24

By the National Cancer Institute BETHESDA, Md., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If a screening test could not only catch cancer early but also help to prevent it, could you think of any reason not to have the test? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111018/DC89117LOGO All widely used cancer screening tests aim to detect cancer early, when treatment may be more successful. But several screening tests can also help find abnormal cells that have not yet become cancer,...

2014-03-31 23:30:05

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) awarded Congresswomen Betty McCollum and Chellie Pingree the Bruce Vento Hope-Builder Award, for sending a letter to Dr. Harold Varmus, Director of the National Cancer Institute, to urge the National Cancer Institute to further mesothelioma research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Earlier this month, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) awarded Congresswomen Betty McCollum and Chellie Pingree...

2014-03-20 23:22:02

Entinostat is being investigated in patients with advanced hormone receptor-positive breast cancer by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group in its latest trial, E2112. Philadelphia, PA, and Waltham, MA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) and Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today that patient recruitment has begun for E2112, a randomized phase III clinical trial of Syndax’s entinostat in treatment of patients with advanced breast cancer. The...

2014-03-10 16:21:46

DETROIT, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first retail production 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, the most track-capable Corvette in the brand's history, will be auctioned to benefit the Karmanos Cancer Institute. The Barrett-Jackson auction house will offer the supercar during its Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Fla., on April 12. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/DE80424 The auction extends General Motors' long-standing support of the Karmanos Cancer Institute, one...

2014-03-03 08:33:02

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network commends the National Cancer Institute (NCI), under the leadership of Harold E. Varmus, M.D., for issuing a report that takes important steps needed to make significant advances for one of our nation's deadliest cancers. The report is a result of the Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act, championed by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Representatives Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Leonard Lance (R-NJ),...

2014-02-28 23:26:24

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced that Congresswomen Betty McCollum and Chellie Pingree are the recipients of the Bruce Vento Hope-Builder Award, for sending a letter to Dr. Harold Varmus, Director of the National Cancer Institute, to urge the National Cancer Institute to further mesothelioma research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced that Congresswomen Betty McCollum...

2014-02-26 08:28:38

Interim clinical data to be presented at American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting on April 9, 2014 VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" and "DelMar Pharma") provided an update on the company's ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial for VAL-083 in recurrent glioblastoma (GBM). DelMar has completed enrollment of VAL-083 dose Cohort 5 and advanced to Cohort 6. DelMar...

2014-02-25 12:27:33

Seeking Innovation Ideas to Improve Patient Quality of Life CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, a medical device incubator and online resource for people passionate about healthcare innovation, is conducting a worldwide innovation search for ideas to improve stoma management and the quality of life for patients following a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy procedure. The search aligns with National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March as ostomy...

prostate cancer risk
2014-02-24 04:58:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online High-dose supplementation with both the trace element selenium and vitamin E can increase the risk of prostate cancer in some men, according to a new multi-center study appearing in Friday’s edition of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The study, which was led by Dr. Alan Kristal of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, found that vitamin E could heighten the risk in men with low baseline selenium levels, while...


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