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2014-08-01 04:21:56

Roy S. Herbst M.D., Ph.D. honored at the 15th International Lung Cancer Congress SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) will honor Roy S. Herbst, Ensign Professor of Medicine and Chief of Medical Oncology at Yale Cancer Center, with the 2014 Addario Lectureship Award for his continued leadership and expertise in lung cancer treatment and research. Dr. Herbst of Yale Cancer Center will receive the award at the 15(th)...

2014-07-31 23:09:52

EHE International Donates Window to Help Spread the Word About Ovarian Cancer New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Throughout the month of August, the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition will be featured in the highly coveted 10 Rockefeller Plaza showcase window. The space is being donated by EHE International, an historic preventative healthcare company, dedicated to proactive health care management. The eye-catching window display, designed in partnership with Stephen Pannone of designojo,...

2014-07-31 23:09:04

New study finds that smartphone teledermoscopy referrals improve triage of cancer patients. San Francsico, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Researchers from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have published the largest study to date comparing the clinical outcomes resulting from triage through either teledermoscopy or traditional letter referral systems in a real-life clinical scenario. Results indicate that smartphone referrals via patent pending iDoc24® technology provided faster and...

2014-07-31 23:06:56

Mary Hesdorffer, APRN, expert mesothelioma nurse practitioner and executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, stated recently at the organization’s board meeting, that mesothelioma patients today have many more options for clinical trials to choose from than ever before. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 During the July 2014 board meeting of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, mesothelioma expert and executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied...

2014-07-31 16:28:44

- IMBRUVICA Net Product Revenue Increased to $109.5 million for the Second Quarter of 2014 - SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: PCYC) today reported financial results and recent developments for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Financial Results for the Six Months and Quarter Ended June 30, 2014 Revenue Total revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 increased to $113.0 million from $54.7 million for the quarter ended June 30,...

2014-07-31 16:25:58

NORWALK, Conn., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Cancer Network, a leading online community for oncologists, presents exclusive slide shows dealing with communication in the oncology setting, skills that are essential to quality cancer care. Cancer Network, the online home of the journal ONCOLOGY, offers news, blogs, and podcasts about the latest clinical findings. Among the special features for oncologists highlighting quality cancer care: -- End-of-life care...

2014-07-31 12:26:49

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideas Collide is excited to announce Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) as a new client. Komen CAN AZ is an Arizona affiliate to Susan G. Komen®, serving the nine counties of central and northern Arizona with breast cancer education, screening and treatment assistance programs. "Partnering with Komen CAN AZ is such an incredible opportunity," said Ideas Collide Account Director Bridget Daly. "This...

2014-07-31 08:36:39

First MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy System to be installed on the U.S. Eastern Seaboard CLEVELAND, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami has become the fourth U.S. customer and the first hospital on the east coast to acquire an MRI-guided radiation therapy system from ViewRay(TM) Incorporated, a privately held medical device company. The MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system is the first and only FDA cleared system of its kind...

2014-07-30 23:16:03

TeVido BioDevices, developer of 3d bioprinted grafts for use in breast reconstruction, announced as one of 20 semifinalists Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 TeVido BioDevices was selected as one of 20 entries to move onto the Martha and Kozo Shimano Entrepreneur Accelerator Program phase of the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s Big C competition, aiming to change the way the world lives with cancer. TeVido BioDevices will now be vying for one of five spots in the contest’s final round,...

2014-07-30 23:12:13

This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center passes on new information from the ACS comments on a term called “staging” for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and their family members that relates to the stage in which mesothelioma is discovered. For more information on “staging” please call the Center at 866-714-6466 and learn how important it is to understand that detecting mesothelioma in an early stage can help give the diagnosed victim better treatment options....


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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