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2014-07-14 08:26:52

Company Commemorates its Transformative Acquisition of EGEN, Inc. and the Initiation of the Phase III Pivotal OPTIMA Study in Primary Liver Cancer LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN), a leading oncology drug development company, announced today that the Company will ring the NASDAQ Stock Market closing bell on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Times Square, New York, NY. President and CEO Michael H. Tardugno and members of the Celsion and...

2014-07-13 23:01:48

The Firm is evaluating power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine cancers due to laparoscopic hysterectomies and fibroid removals. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 A Massachusetts couple who have done so much to bring attention to the cancer risks associated with power morcellators (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) finally had a chance to tell their story to federal regulators, as they presented poignant testimony on...

2014-07-11 23:08:08

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is calling for a new national focus on a rare form of cancer called mesothelioma, because they fear most people do not know what it is, nor do most people understand this malignant illness shows up decades after exposure to asbestos. Diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members, are urged to contact the Mesothelioma Victims Center anytime at 866-714-6466 for their unsurpassed free services focused on the best possible mesothelioma compensation,...

2014-07-11 23:05:26

Scientists say slight inherited differences in the genes may help predict how mesothelioma patients will respond to chemotherapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Cancer researchers in Slovenia say genetic variations called polymorphisms appear to have a significant impact on how patients respond to treatment with pemetrexed (Alimta), the most popular chemotherapy drug for mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has the full story. Click here to read the new post now. Researchers at the...

2014-07-11 23:01:48

The Firm is evaluating power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who experienced an upstaging of uterine sarcomas or other cancers, allegedly due to uterine morcellation. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As part of its morcellator lawsuit (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) investigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP has been closely monitoring the ongoing meeting of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel, which has been...

2014-07-11 10:56:11

Massachusetts General Hospital Circulating tumor cells captured with a microchip-based device developed at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Engineering in Medicine and the MGH Cancer Center can be cultured to establish cell lines for genetic analysis and drug testing. In the July 11 issue of Science, an MGH research team reports that the cultured cells accurately reflect a tumor's genetic mutation over time and changing susceptibility to therapeutic drugs. "We now...

2014-07-11 08:24:49

OAKLAND, Calif., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of participants will come together next weekend in Oakland to honor cancer survivors, their caregivers, and to pay tribute to those for whom the cure did not come soon enough. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life event ignites team spirit among participants and works to raise funds used to save lives and create more birthdays by helping you stay well, helping you get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back. Logo -...

2014-07-10 23:12:05

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging the family members of a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma to call them at 866-714-6466 for their world-class approach to helping diagnosed victims of mesothelioma learn more about the best possible treatment options that will be specifically researched for the victim. The Center is also offering information on how to obtain the best possible mesothelioma compensation, with an emphasis on educating families just how incredibly vital it is to...

2014-07-10 23:09:39

Talc Pleurodesis Offers Several Benefits Over Video-Assisted Method of Reducing Fluid Buildup in Lungs DALLAS (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Researchers in the United Kingdom have found that a procedure that uses talc to help seal the lining of the lungs in patients suffering from pleural mesothelioma is superior to a video-assisted surgical procedure in reducing hospital stays and the occurrence of complications, the mesothelioma law firm of Baron and Budd reports. The results of the research...

2014-07-10 12:34:40

Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas (CNIO) The pluripotency factor NANOG regulates cell proliferation in epithelia of the skin and oesophagus in adult organisms; blocking the action of the gene diminishes the capacity of tumour cells to divide Scientists from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) have discovered that NANOG, an essential gene for embryonic stem cells, also regulates cell division in stratified epithelia—those that form part of the epidermis of...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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