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2014-10-23 23:01:16

First-of-its-kind agreement between national cancer care leader and NJ’s largest multispecialty physician group Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Summit Medical Group and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed a letter of intent to develop a joint, outpatient cancer center, as an extension of MD Anderson’s partnership with Cooper University Health Care, that will provide an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to oncology care in northern New...

2014-10-14 16:25:59

Supports breast cancer research at Karmanos Cancer Institute; promotes breast health awareness DETROIT, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to raising breast health awareness that benefits our community, the Detroit Tigers hit it out of the ballpark. That's exactly what happened Sept. 12 when the Detroit Tigers and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute teamed up for the third annual Pink Out the Park at Comerica Park. In addition to raising awareness of breast...

2014-10-13 23:02:59

A $5.7 million National Institutes of Health grant will support research by scientists from Rutgers and Roswell Park Cancer Institute on the impact of health factors such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension among African-American women with breast cancer. Buffalo, NY, and New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 A $5.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (R01CA185623) will help investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers School of Public Health...

2014-10-02 23:03:30

#TellCancer hashtag lets people send a personal message to cancer Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Allegheny Health Network(AHN) is focusing a new social media effort on building a community of hope for those affected by cancer. Using the hashtag Tell Cancer (#TellCancer), the Network is providing a platform for people to send a personal message to cancer. The messages will be gathered and shared via Allegheny Health’s social media network and website, and they will also be used...

2014-10-01 12:31:09

DETROIT, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) and Wayne State University (WSU) have reaffirmed their commitment to promoting excellence in cancer research, education and clinical care with an affiliation agreement that enhances the dynamic partnership spanning more than 20 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149546 The affiliation agreement strengthens the...

2014-09-24 16:26:36

DETROIT, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 21st Annual Partners Golf and Night events have raised more than $916,000 to fund cancer survivorship research. Honored this year were the Institute's long-time benefactors Mary Kay and Keith Crain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148261 "Mary Kay and I are extremely proud of the honor we received at Partners Night," said Keith Crain, chairman of Crain Communications Inc....

2014-09-24 12:29:26

Collaborative efforts with leading cancer centers to provide clinical test is supported CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EUTROPICS Inc., a privately held company developing novel diagnostic tests, today announced that it has signed a contract with the National Cancer Institute through the Small Business Initiative Research (NCI-SBIR) program to develop its' Praedicare Dx platform for personalized medicine approaches in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) patient management....

2014-09-22 12:29:03

New Relationship Brings World-Renowned Expertise to Cancer Patients COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OhioHealth announced today that the system is Ohio's first certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, a world renowned-leader in cancer care. "This collaboration will help advance cancer care in the communities that OhioHealth serves while still keeping that care local for patients and...

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...


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