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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...

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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...

2014-02-03 23:02:17

Ibrutinib, a small molecule inhibitor of Bruton’s tyrosine kinase, will be investigated in combination with rituximab by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group in its latest clinical trial, E1912. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) announced today that it has activated E1912, a randomized phase III clinical trial to evaluate the ability of the combination of ibrutinib and rituximab to prolong progression-free survival in previously...

2014-02-03 08:20:14

Cadillac is Host Sponsor for dinner to raise money for chemotherapy unit renovation DETROIT, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation is donating $400,000 to support cancer research conducted by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. The grant celebrates Karmanos' 32(nd) Annual Dinner and brings to nearly $7.3 million the combined contributions from the GM Foundation and GM over the last 17 years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/DE57300 )...

2014-01-31 23:24:23

OriGene Technologies, Inc. (“OriGene”), one of the industry leaders in producing genome wide products for research and diagnostic applications, has been awarded a contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to develop high affinity anti-peptide antibodies for SISCAPA assays. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Stable Isotope Standards and Capture by Anti-Peptide Antibodies (SISCAPA), an approach developed by Dr. Leigh Anderson, is a novel technology that can achieve high...

2014-01-30 23:04:31

The Meso Foundation commends nineteen Members of the House of Representatives, led by Betty McCollum (D-MN) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME), for sending a letter to the Director of the National Cancer Institute urging him to further progress in mesothelioma research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 On January 10, 2014, nineteen Members of the United State House of Representatives sent a letter to the Director of the National Cancer Institute, Dr. Harold Varmus, urging him to focus on...


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