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Angelina Effect Spurs Increased Breast Cancer Screenings In

"Angelina Effect" Spurs Increased Breast Cancer Screenings In The UK

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy after being told she would likely develop breast cancer had a tremendous impact on testing for the disease in the UK, the authors of a...

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2014-09-22 08:29:14

FDA Submission Reinforces Commitment to Addressing Significant Unmet Needs for Patients With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, an Aggressive Cancer With Limited Treatment Options THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval for its investigational bispecific T cell engager (BiTE(®)) antibody construct, blinatumomab. The BLA is...

2014-09-22 08:27:32

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytRx Corporation (Nasdaq: CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology, today announced that study designs and progress from two of the Company's key clinical trials of aldoxorubicin, a pivotal global Phase 3 clinical trial in relapsed/refractory soft tissue sarcomas (STS) and a global Phase 2b clinical trial in small cell lung cancer, will be presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology...

2014-09-22 04:21:55

LUGANO, Switzerland, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group, a company focused on building quality cancer care, today announces that it is supporting an independent educational satellite symposium on Delivering Chemotherapy With Confidence: New Strategies to Minimize Treatment-Induced Nausea and Vomiting at the 38th European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Madrid, Spain, in 2014. Helsinn has awarded a grant to prIME oncology, a global...

2014-09-20 23:02:11

The Firm is evaluating legal claims on behalf of women who experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers, allegedly due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 As concerns surrounding the use of power morcellators (http://www.injurybeacon.com/power-morcellator/) in gynecological surgeries continue to grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that yet another insurer has announced plans to end coverage for uterine morcellation. According to a...

2014-09-19 23:09:23

The Site Features the Best Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawyers who are Devoted to Helping People who have Been Exposed to Asbestos to Get Legal Advice at No Cost Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 InjuryLawyerFree.com, a website that is designed to help people get free asbestos mesothelioma legal advice, has just launched its new and easy-to-navigate site. As a spokesperson for the website noted, there is a definite need for a website like http://www.InjuryLawyerFree.com. Over 2,000...

2014-09-19 23:06:05

Scientists say the chromosomes of asbestos-exposed people may influence what kind of mesothelioma they develop. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Cancer researchers in Japan have identified chromosomal abnormalities that appear to have an impact on where mesothelioma develops in the body. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s new article on this important research. Doctors with Nara Medical University report finding genetic differences between people with pleural...

2014-09-19 08:26:14

Zevon is the son of Grammy-winning musician and mesothelioma victim Warren Zevon ALTON, Ill., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miles for Meso is proud to announce that Jordan Zevon, an award-winning songwriter/singer and son of legendary rock musician Warren Zevon, will perform in Alton, Ill., on Saturday, Sept. 27 during the 6(th) Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run/Walk which benefits the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. Warren Zevon passed away in 2003 from...

2014-09-18 23:12:32

People diagnosed with mesothelioma are given an average of ten months to live after their diagnosis. In honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26, 2014, the attorneys at Phillips Law Group are working to educate the public about methods for early detection of this deadly cancer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Mesothelioma is inextricably linked to asbestos exposure, and has an unusually low survival rate. The attorneys at Phillips Law Group are bringing attention to this...

2014-09-18 23:10:12

The D’Valda and Sirico foundation, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Dance Teacher Web have teamed up to create a new program for dance studios called - 5.6.7.8.Gone, to help educate children and raise funds for breast cancer research. Fairfield,CT (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 5.6.7.8 Gone is a unique program for Dance Studios to participate in. The goal is to help educate children and teachers and to help raise funds for breast cancer research. The program will not only...

2014-09-18 23:06:02

For a second year in a row, PlatinumCode will support breast cancer research with pink products Minneapolis (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 PlatinumCode, a leading manufacturer and supplier of specimen identification, transport and collection products for the healthcare industry, announced earlier this month that they have committed to donate five percent of their profits of the sale of eligible pink products to breast cancer research. In making the announcement, PlatinumCode has launched...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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