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2011-07-20 13:08:00

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) named Susanne Johnson-Berns the Georgia Chapter President of the Community Oncology Alliance Patient Advocacy Network (CPAN).

2011-07-12 12:56:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a study released this week by UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, the overwhelming majority of patients with high-grade non-muscle invasive bladder cancer do not receive the recommended treatment and surveillance, leaving them at higher risk for bladder cancer recurrence, progression, and death. The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), the first national organization dedicated to advancing bladder cancer research...

2011-07-12 07:38:04

Nearly all patients with high-grade, non-invasive bladder cancer are not receiving the guideline-recommended care that would best protect them from recurrence, according to this study.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.