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2014-09-11 12:25:14

American Businesswoman, Writer and Television Personality Appears in Public Service Announcements for QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes on Sale" WEST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to a great pair of shoes, Ivanka Trump is an expert. As a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur, she knows that power shoes can help a woman feel like she is ready to conquer the world. This year, Trump is digging in her heels to help fight breast cancer through her involvement with...

2014-09-10 16:25:08

Stage set to determine if drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors will extend the lives of patients with the high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia subtype; pediatric clinical trial scheduled to open by early 2015 MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than one-quarter of young adults with the most common form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) have a high-risk subtype with a poor prognosis and may benefit from drugs widely used to treat other types of...

2014-09-09 12:29:44

World's First On-Table Adaptive Radiation Therapy Clinical Program Commenced at Siteman Cancer Center CLEVELAND, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay(TM) Incorporated, a privately held medical device company, announced today that the world's first on-table adaptive radiation treatment program using the MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system began at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The MRIdian system provides a...

2014-09-08 16:23:19

DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Combine a sophisticated affair at a beautiful venue recognizing a well-deserving philanthropic couple and benefiting cancer research and it results in the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 21st Annual Partners Night, at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, at the historic Detroit Public Library located at 5201 Woodward Ave., in Detroit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144081 The Detroit Public Library, celebrating its 150...

2014-09-08 00:20:15

Insulated packaging leader is the official sponsor of Refueling Station #6 in Wellesley, Massachusetts HOLLISTON, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cold Chain Technologies (CCT), a market leading global manufacturer of insulated packaging solutions is proud to announce its participation in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai on September 21, 2014 as the official sponsor of Refueling Station #6 in Wellesley, Massachusetts. As sponsor of Refueling...

2014-09-03 16:29:18

In the news release, Oncolytics Biotech® Inc. Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in U.S. Randomized Phase 2 Ovarian Cancer Study, issued 03-Sep-2014 by Oncolytics Biotech Inc. over CNW, we are advised by the company that at the end of the fourth paragraph, "150 patients" should read "110 patients". The complete, corrected release follows: Oncolytics Biotech® Inc. Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in U.S. Randomized Phase 2 Ovarian Cancer Study CALGARY,...

2014-08-28 12:29:07

Free Educational Session for prostate cancer patients, their spouses and advocates. DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, in collaboration with Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU SOM), will present the fourth annual Prostate Cancer Symposium, Latest Treatment Advancements: What you learn here could save your life, Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History...

2014-08-21 23:15:37

Drake University’s Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) and Colleen’s Dream Foundation have donated $10,000 to support ovarian cancer research conducted by Michael Goodheart, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Iowa’s Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Holden Cancer Center. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Drake University’s Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) and Colleen’s Dream Foundation have donated $10,000 to support ovarian cancer research, according to...

2014-08-21 16:24:47

HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Hermann Health System and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a new partnership to provide a new level of specialized breast screening at a network of community breast care centers in the greater Houston area. Starting in late November, MD Anderson will become the exclusive provider of professional breast radiology services for five of Memorial Hermann's 10 breast care centers, located in...

2014-08-14 23:00:31

San Diegans Support Cancer Treatment & Research Center San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 An anticipated 1,000 health conscious San Diegans will unite on September 27 at Mission Bay to walk or stand up paddle in support of City of Hope, one of the nation’s leading centers for cancer treatment and research. Jerome's is thrilled to be a sponsor of the Together 4 Hope wellness event again this year. The entire Jerome's Family has a strong connection to City of Hope and the...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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