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2014-09-03 08:34:23

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims in Florida, or their family members, to call them at 866-714-6466 to ensure they really are talking to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys, because when it comes to compensation for this asbestos exposure form of cancer quality really does matter. The Center's sense of urgency is once victims or their family members retain the services of an attorney to advance a...

2014-09-03 08:32:58

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September Promotes Importance of Early Detection to Save Men's Lives MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) have partnered again this year to raise awareness among families across the country about the importance of putting prostate cancer check-ups on the calendar for the men in their lives....

2014-09-03 08:32:32

- Infinity to Receive $275 Million Upfront Payment and $530 Million in Potential Milestones - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INFI) and AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that they have entered into a global collaboration to develop and commercialize duvelisib (IPI-145), Infinity's oral inhibitor of phosphoinositide-3-kinase (PI3K)-delta and PI3K-gamma, for the treatment of patients with cancer....

2014-09-03 08:32:29

CALGARY, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced that patient enrollment has been completed in a randomized Phase 2 study of paclitaxel plus REOLYSIN(®) versus paclitaxel alone in patients with persistent or recurrent ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer (GOG186H). The study chair is David E. Cohn, MD, gynecologic oncology division director at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center -...

2014-09-02 23:08:36

Susan G. Komen Southwest Michigan Announces Local Grantees Kalamazoo, Michigan (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Michigan’s health care landscape has evolved with the launch of the Affordable Care Act and the Healthy Michigan Plan. Throughout these changes, the Southwest Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen remains a trusted funding resource for under-served individuals. Federal and state-funded programs will now be able to assist uninsured or underinsured women between the ages of 50 and 64...

2014-09-02 23:07:28

A newly-published report details the case of a mesothelioma patient whose only known asbestos exposure was brief and second-hand. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Researchers in New Delhi, India have published a paper on a young woman who developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos-contaminated work clothes for just 3 months as a child. Surviving Mesothelioma has all the details of the report in a new article. Click here to read it now. Doctors at the ESI Model Hospital...

2014-09-02 23:04:55

~ The Clinical Reference Tool from EBSCO Health will Feature the Most Current Oncology Guidelines ~ IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Healthcare professionals will be able to access information about the latest and most complete oncology guidelines available at the point of care following an agreement between EBSCO Health and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®). Information from NCCN will be summarized along with other evidence and guidelines in the...

2014-09-02 12:28:59

ZION, Ill., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), for meeting the highest standards for quality cancer care. The QOPI® Certification Program (QCP(TM)) provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet the...

2014-09-02 12:28:40

Home Decor Retailer Launches National In-Store Fundraiser and Sponsors Light The Night Walks to Support Cancer Cures PLANO, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Home, the home decor superstore, announced today a national partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to finding cures for blood cancers. Throughout the month of September, Blood Cancer Awareness Month, At Home team members will be collecting $1, $5...

2014-09-02 08:30:43

Workers exposed to asbestos are given instant access to skilled Mesothelioma attorneys in order to receive financial compensation WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, "If a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or their family members, are concerned about getting the best possible compensation for this rare form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure, we are urging them to call us at 866-714-6466 before they retain the services of a separate firm to...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.