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2014-09-17 16:27:16

SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Biotechnologies, a clinical stage diagnostics company that leverages Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) to profile the adaptive immune system, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Hansen as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). The addition of Brian to the Company's expanding Executive Leadership Team follows recent key hires from leading global healthcare companies, including Dean Schorno (CFO) and Kathleen Determann (General...

2014-09-17 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center is expanding their state specific initiative that is designed to ensure diagnosed victims in Florida, or their family members really do have instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers; as opposed to the alternative of hiring the wrong attorney, with the net result being the victim loses out on hundreds of thousands, or millions of dollars in compensation. For more...

2014-09-17 08:29:57

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is convinced the majority of US Navy Veterans, industrial, construction, or manufacturing workers who will be diagnosed with mesothelioma this year will shortchanged when it comes to financial compensation for this very rare form of cancer because they hired the wrong lawyer or law firm to advance a compensation claim. If diagnosed victims or their family members are concerned about the best possible compensation for...

2014-09-17 08:28:38

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Breast Cancer Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Breast cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth of cancerous cells in the breast tissue. It occurs in both males and females; however, male breast cancer is rare. Histologically, breast cancer can be classified into ductal carcinoma, lobular carcinoma, nipple cancer and...

2014-09-17 04:20:02

Tokyo, Sept 17, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that a series of abstracts highlighting the latest clinical data on Halaven(R) (generic name: eribulin mesylate; non-taxane microtubule dynamics inhibitor, "Halaven") and lenvatinib mesylate (generic name; selective inhibitor of receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) with a novel binding mode, "lenvatinib") will be presented during the 39th European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress...

2014-09-17 00:20:34

Article in Baltimore Sun WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- George Washington University cancer researcher Dr. Patricia Berg, former White House Drug Policy Spokesman and House Aging Committee Director Robert Weiner, and Solutions for Change Senior Policy Analyst Tom Sherman, are asserting that Federal cancer research funding cuts are threatening the nation's mortality rate. The trio wrote an article, "FUND CANCER RESEARCH TO KEEP BREAKTHROUGHS COMING," which...

2014-09-16 23:16:55

Smith & Jones Developed Lung Cancer Screening Campaign for Ellis Medicine Troy, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 More women die from lung cancer than breast, ovarian and cervical cancers combined, and lung cancer claims more lives of men than any other cancer. Ellis Medicine hopes to change the conversation surrounding lung cancer with a new community wellness campaign developed by healthcare marketing agency Smith & Jones. This multi-media campaign, which launched last month,...

2014-09-16 20:27:26

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study has identified the cumulative dose of a widely used class of chemotherapy drugs that leaves young male cancer patients at risk for impaired sperm production as adults MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators has found the chemotherapy dose threshold below which male childhood cancer survivors are likely to have normal sperm production. The study appears in...

soldier skin cancer
2014-09-16 03:30:15

Wayne Wood, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Soldiers deployed to tropical and sunny climates are coming home with increased risk factors for a threat far from the battlefield: skin cancer. In a retrospective study of about 200 veterans seen at the post-deployment clinic of the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System found that 62 percent of...

2014-09-16 08:31:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is incredibly passionate about compensation for individuals diagnosed with this asbestos exposure form of cancer, especially if they live in New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania, and they offer victims, in these states instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys, who are also among the leaders in mesothelioma compensation nationwide. If a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma does not want to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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