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2014-04-16 08:32:48

Komen Chicago has now donated nearly $15 million to Chicagoland organizations to fund research, navigation, screening, diagnostics and treatment support CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen® - Chicago today announced its 2014 class of grantees. The total award of nearly $1.3 million will be allocated across the 17 recipient organizations. Since its founding, Komen Chicago has awarded nearly $15 million to breast cancer programs of local organizations in an...

2014-04-16 08:31:55

New Technology to Aid Cancer Screening in Women with Dense Breast Tissue GASTONIA, N.C., April 16, 2014 CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in the North and South Carolina region to offer Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS), the only breast cancer screening technology specifically developed and FDA approved for women with dense breast tissue. ABUS helps doctors find cancers hidden in dense breast tissue, which may be missed by mammography. In partnership with Gaston...

2014-04-15 23:08:27

Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital. The Cardio-Oncology Clinic, located at the Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and...

2014-04-15 14:48:37

Penn Medicine first to investigate shared decision making in radiation oncology Playing an active role in their radiation treatment decisions leaves cancer patients feeling more satisfied with their care, and may even relieve psychological distress around the experience, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report in the journal Cancer. In a study of 305 patients undergoing radiation treatment, Neha Vapiwala, MD, an associate professor in...

2014-04-15 08:29:16

Trial Will Evaluate Investigational Compound's Efficacy and Safety as an Addition to Standard Chemotherapy in Previously-Untreated Patients NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced the initiation of a global Phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of its investigational compound, veliparib (ABT-888), in patients with previously untreated locally advanced or metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The trial...

2014-04-14 23:02:50

Transparency Market Research Report added "Human Embryonic Stem Cells Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report:- http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/human-embryonic-stem-cells.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) are derived from blastocyst and are capable of differentiating into number of cell types that make up the human body. hESCs can replicate...

2014-04-14 10:54:03

The Lancet Oncology today publishes a major new Commission examining the challenges to effective cancer control in China, India, and Russia – which together experience 46% of all new cancers worldwide, and account for more than half (52%) of all cancer deaths globally. The Commission was led by Professor Paul Goss, of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, USA, in collaboration with over 40 leading cancer experts from the regions studied, and across the...

2014-04-14 10:51:19

Women with diabetes are 14 per cent less likely to be screened for breast cancer compared to women without diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Women's College Hospital. The study, published today in the journal Diabetic Medicine, is the first to examine the influence of socioeconomic status on the gap in mammogram screening among women with diabetes. "Managing the demands of a chronic condition such as diabetes is...

2014-04-13 23:01:08

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Blood Disease Treatment Drugs Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/blood-disease-treatment-drugs.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Blood comprises of red blood cells, white blood cells, plasma and platelets. Sometimes, people might be affected with different types of blood disorders and...

2014-04-13 23:00:43

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Anti-Tumor Drugs Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/anti-tumor-drugs-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Tumor is also termed as neoplasm and it is caused by an abnormal proliferation of tissues. This abnormal proliferation can be due to genetic mutations. Tumors can be...