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2013-05-31 12:23:26

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The West Clinic, the Mid-South's premier cancer center and world-class center of excellence in medical oncology, hematology, oncologic imaging, clinical research and other advanced medical care, announced today five of its physician-researchers will participate in ten presentations at the 49(th) Annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting to be held May 31-June 4, 2013 in Chicago, IL at the McCormick Palace. Over 30,000...

2013-05-30 23:02:21

The Society for Translational Oncology (STO) is pleased to announce that Professor Patrick G. Johnston, M.D., Ph.D, Dean of the School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences, Queen´s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, has been named recipient of the 2013 Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Prize. Durham, NC (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The Society for Translational Oncology (STO) is pleased to announce that Professor Patrick G. Johnston, M.D., Ph.D, Dean of the School of Medicine, Dentistry...

2013-05-30 10:46:24

Researchers have identified a sub-group of cells that could contribute to prostate cancer recurrence, opening up new ways to treat the disease, which claims more than 3000 lives a year in Australia. Published today in Science Translational Medicine, a study led by Monash University researchers has found prostate cancer cells that survive androgen withdrawal treatment. Previously unidentified, these cells are potential targets for future treatments. As they are present early in disease...

2013-05-29 08:30:28

Evidence-Guided Molecular Profiling Services will be featured in three separate data presentations IRVING, Texas, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences(TM), a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of personalized medicine, today announced that three data presentations on Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM), the world's foremost, evidence-guided molecular profiling service, will take place this weekend at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Society...

2013-05-21 12:20:16

LINTHICUM, Md., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 21, the American Urological Association (AUA), a leading advocate for the specialty of urology, will deliver oral and written testimony to the House of Representatives' Veterans Affairs' Subcommittee on Health in support of H.R. 984, a bi-partisan bill that specifically addresses urotrauma, a growing concern among active military personnel and veterans. H.R. 984 was introduced earlier this year by Congressman Brett...

2013-05-15 20:23:24

SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) today announced that clinical data from a Phase 1b trial of PEGPH20 (PEGylated Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase), an investigational new biologic, in combination with gemcitabine for treatment of patients with stage IV metastatic pancreatic cancer will be presented at the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100302/LA63139LOGO) In this...

2013-05-15 20:22:47

CLEVELAND, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from University Hospitals Case Medical Center's (UHCMC) Seidman Cancer Center will present findings from two studies evaluating new technologies designed to address common barriers to patient enrollment in clinical trials. Results from a large-scale, randomized trial demonstrated that the use of tailored, web-based videos delivering educational information to patients before an oncologist visit can significantly improve knowledge and reduce...

2013-05-14 23:30:00

Smith & Jones Wins Bronze Telly Award for Hospital System Cancer Brand Spot. Troy, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Healthcare marketing specialists, Smith & Jones, announced today its receipt of a 2013 Bronze Telly Award for the Ellis Medicine Oncology Brand TV Spot. This is the second Telly Award that the agency has received for this campaign. The Telly Awards honor the finest film and video productions, web commercials, videos and films, and local, regional and cable commercials and...

2013-05-14 16:27:23

Data from Pipeline Molecules Targeting Key Cancer Pathways to be Presented INDIANAPOLIS, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will present data from key molecules that make up its clinical oncology pipeline during the 49(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) held in Chicago, Ill. from May 31 - June 4, 2013. Lilly Oncology's pipeline is one of the most robust in the industry, with more than 20 molecules in early- and...

2013-05-11 23:02:33

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) has granted $300,000 to three exceptional up and coming researchers through its Young Investigator Awards program. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 Just as National Cancer Research month begins, the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) has announced the recipients of its Young Investigator Awards. BCAN´s Scientific Review Group, chaired by Matt Milowsky, MD at the University of North Carolina´s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center,...