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2014-07-18 12:24:50

OmniSeq Target(TM) testing to guide treatment decisions for patients with lung cancer and other solid tumors BUFFALO, N.Y., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has granted Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) approval to begin genomic testing of cancer patients using its OmniSeq Target(TM) advanced molecular diagnostic laboratory test. The test, approved through the DOH's Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program (CLEP), is part of a...

2014-06-30 08:30:41

SAN DIEGO and CHICAGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University (Lurie Cancer Center) and the Northwestern Medicine Developmental Therapeutics Institute (NMDTI) have entered into a strategic partnership to conduct a translational research program designed to assess the utility of Trovagene's urine-based cell-free oncogene mutation monitoring technology in clinical practice....

2014-06-17 08:29:05

Side-By-Side Genomic Analysis of Patients' Tumor and TumorGraft Mouse Avatars Before and After Treatment Also to be Conducted NEW YORK and HACKENSACK, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Champions Oncology (OTC: CSBR), a company engaged in the development of advanced technology solutions and services to personalize the development and use of oncology drugs, today announced the initiation of a clinical trial evaluating the use of Champions...

2014-04-22 08:33:21

Expanded Reimbursement in Canada and Inclusion in Leading German Physician Guidelines Increase Genomic Health's Impact in Key International Markets REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced two important international milestones including additional reimbursement in Canada and the inclusion of the Oncotype DX(®) breast cancer test in major German clinical guidelines. In Canada, the BC Cancer Agency in British Columbia...

2014-04-08 23:04:19

Patricia Goldsmith to lead CancerCare, 70-year-old national nonprofit for people coping with cancer New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 CancerCare® (including the CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation), the leading national nonprofit organization providing free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer, announced today the appointment of Patricia J. Goldsmith as Chief Executive Officer, effective May 5, 2014. The announcement comes as the organization...

2014-02-24 12:27:05

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KEW Group Inc. (KEW), a privately held oncology services company located in Cambridge, Mass., announced today the recent closing of a private round of financing with Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) and The Bolyston Street Group. KEW is focused on providing state-of-the-art diagnostic services to help inform and advance community oncologists' treatment decisions for their patients. "We believe there is a strong need to arm community...

2014-01-30 23:22:47

The Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) launches at the First JADPRO Live: Transforming Oncology Practice conference. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Harborside Press announces the launch of the Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO), a new organization focused on meeting the unique educational and professional needs of the advanced practitioner in hematology and oncology. The formation of the Society was announced on...

2014-01-07 08:30:40

- Agreement to Distribute Oncotype DX(R) in Australia and New Zealand MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian women will potentially have greater access to the only genomic test validated to predict whether patients with early-stage invasive breast cancer would benefit from chemotherapy, following an agreement between Specialised Therapeutics Australia (STA) and Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: GHDX). STA has struck an agreement to represent the important...

2013-10-29 23:29:58

The First Annual JADPRO LIVE Conference to feature a special panel discussion on the changing role of advanced practitioners in oncology, today and tomorrow. Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Harborside Press is pleased to announce its first annual three-day conference, JADPRO LIVE: Transforming Oncology Practice. The conference brings Harborside’s popular peer-reviewed publication, the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology (JADPRO), to a live, interactive...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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