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Breast Cancer Drug Perjeta Shows Unprecedented Success In

Breast Cancer Drug Perjeta Shows 'Unprecedented' Success In Clinical Trials

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Perjeta, a new breast cancer drug developed by Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche, has shown “unprecedented” success in extending the lives of patients in a clinical trial, according to...

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2014-09-30 23:23:13

Private New Jersey breast hospital reports 100% of their established patients diagnosed with breast cancer since 2011 have been at the most treatable Stages. Montclair, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 According to The American Cancer Society, “The goal of screening exams for early breast cancer detection is to find cancers before they start to cause symptoms.” Dr. Elliott, founder of Montclair Breast Center says, “We have perfected the early detection of breast cancer and I...

2014-10-01 00:21:25

DENVER, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SlimGenics Weight Loss Centers announced their Flagship Sponsorship of the American Cancer Society's (ACS) Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) Walk. This free 5K walk raises awareness and donations for furthering research and prevention to finish the fight against breast cancer. One in every three cancer deaths can be prevented through proper nutrition and physical activity, according to the ACS. As a leader in nutritionally based weight...

2014-09-30 23:18:23

Pink wiper blades sold by AutoTex donate a percentage of every sale to breast cancer research and awareness. SOLON, OH (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 AutoTex PINK proudly offers pink and black wiper blades sporting the iconic pink ribbon in support of breast cancer awareness and research in time for October, a popular month for businesses and non-profits to “go pink” -- supporting walks, runs and fundraisers for this worthwhile cause. AutoTex PINK is a woman-owned company that is among...

2014-09-30 23:08:06

The Firm is evaluating morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women whose uterine cancers were allegedly spread and upstaged via uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The controversy over the use of power morcellators (http://www.drugbot.com/morcellator/) in minimally-invasive hysterectomy and fibroid removals continues to grow, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study that suggests fears about the devices’ potential to spread uterine...

2014-09-30 23:05:59

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) released the agenda for its regional conference held in collaboration with The University of Chicago Medicine, which will take place on October 10th at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago and will feature area experts in the field of mesothelioma. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) has released the agenda for its October 10th regional conference, which will...

2014-09-30 23:01:15

On September 26th, Mesothelioma Awareness Day, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) and its volunteers received media coverage to shed light on this deadly cancer. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 On September 26th, Mesothelioma Awareness Day, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) and its volunteers obtained media coverage of mesothelioma, its treatment, and the dire need of research. Several media outlets reported on this...

2014-09-30 16:28:52

Huge 44,000 Square-foot Building on Busy Houston Freeway Painted Pink HOUSTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barbara Feigin, successful business owner and breast cancer survivor, wanted to find a unique and memorable way to honor other breast cancer survivors and those who have fallen to the disease so she decided to paint the 44,000 square-foot administrative building at her company MainStreet America pink. The building is located on I-45 North, one of the busiest freeways in the...

2014-09-30 16:28:39

Stephen MacMillan, Hologic President and CEO, to highlight the important benefits of Hologic's 3D Mammography solution for breast cancer screening and diagnosis BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX), today announced that Stephen MacMillan, Hologic's President and Chief Executive Officer, will preside over the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell Ceremony on October 1, the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In his remarks, Mr. MacMillan will...

2014-09-30 16:28:13

SPRING, Texas, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MainStreet America will be showing its support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by painting its 44,000-square-foot building pink. October will launch MainStreet America's #PinkStreet campaign, which will extend throughout the month. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149381 On Sept. 29, CertaPro of Houston arrived with eight crews armed with scaffolding, paint sprayers, and 50 gallons of paint donated by PPG. They worked...

2014-09-30 12:30:30

The Brand Will Support Awareness through a Multi-Channel Campaign Beginning September 29th COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lane Bryant, the nation's leading women's specialty size apparel retailer, has announced that they will partner with the American Cancer Society to support Breast Cancer Awareness through a synergistic campaign during the month of October. Throughout the campaign, Lane Bryant clients will be encouraged to make a difference in the fight against the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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