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2014-08-26 08:31:11

Recognized as Leader for Groundbreaking Work in Cancer Diagnostics REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guardant Health, a healthcare company focused on the development and commercialization of oncology diagnostic products, has been recognized today by the World Economic Forum as a 2015 Technology Pioneer. As an innovator in non-invasive, tumor profiling, Guardant Health is one of 24 companies across a wide variety of industries and regions to receive this prestigious...

2014-08-25 23:11:35

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is providing individuals who were exposed to asbestos several decades ago at a workplace such as a power plant, an oil refinery, a manufacturing facility, or while serving in the US Navy with up-to-date information on asbestos related illnesses such as mesothelioma. The group feels that most diagnosed victims don't fully understand what is happening to them and might not have the time to do research on where to find information about how to get the best...

2014-08-25 23:09:44

4 Person Scramble Tournament, Dinner, and Silent Auction to Help Fight Breast Cancer Golden, Colorado (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 On Friday, October 3, 2014, Applewood Golf Course and the Touchstone Golf Foundation will kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month by hosting the 1st Annual Real Golfers Wear Pink Golf Tournament, Dinner, and Silent Auction. Their goal is to raise $10,000 for Susan G. Komen®, Colorado which will provide local education, screening, and treatment for Breast...

2014-08-25 23:00:58

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation released today a video of the acclaimed author, Lionel Shriver, showing her support to end mesothelioma, by urging viewers to observe September 26th as Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) released today a video of award-winning author, Lionel Shriver, in which Ms. Shriver urges viewers to observe September 26th as Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The video...

2014-08-25 12:26:10

ELKO, Nev., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Douglas Debenham, board certified radiation oncologist, has announced plans to build a new radiation oncology center in Elko, Nevada this year. The new Northeastern Nevada Radiation Oncology Center will be fully operational and treating patients by the first quarter of 2015, thanks to a partnership between RBS Evolution (RBSE), a provider of cancer treatment centers in underserved communities, and Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital,...

2014-08-25 08:28:04

SAN PEDRO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For months now, patients and advocates (including Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (Ret.)) have been entreating former Secretary Shinseki and Under Secretary Petzel to simply notify patients and doctors within the vast VA network of the world-class treatment available to veterans suffering from mesothelioma as a result of service-related asbestos exposure. About a year ago, the VA Medical Center in West Los Angeles, California...

2014-08-25 08:27:55

SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that results from two independent clinical studies were presented at the 29th International Papillomavirus (IPV) Conference. Results from both pilot studies consistently demonstrated that the Company's urine-based assay for the detection of high-risk HPV had high sensitivity (greater than 90%) for identifying women with high grade cervical...

2014-08-25 08:27:36

-Enhanced Offering to Enable 'Dynamic Monitoring' in Cancer Research- RARITAN, N.J., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Diagnostics, LLC today announced the addition of next-generation sequencing (NGS) to the portfolio of services it provides pharmaceutical and academic researchers. With this announcement, Janssen Diagnostics continues to drive innovative solutions for its lab services customers by expanding its lab services offering in rare cell detection beyond its core...

2014-08-22 23:08:37

This week, the Mesothelioma Victims Center is educating diagnosed victims of mesothelioma on the recent news from US News about the top three cancer clinics in the United States and how this relates to better treatment options. Call 866-714-6466 for instant access to the nation's best mesothelioma compensation attorneys for any diagnosed victim of mesothelioma or their family members, as well as the best possible local, or regional treatment options ....

2014-08-22 23:06:46

Recent News Articles Give Five Tips But Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Offers Three Additional Equally Important Tips Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 A recent widely circulated news article contains a list of “Five tips for summer sun safety.” Sharon Kleyne, international water advocate and host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water completely agrees with the five tips but adds three additional tips that she believes are less obvious and seldom mentioned but...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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