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2014-08-20 08:28:27

Victims or their family members are urged to call the Mesothelioma Victims Center as opposed to responding to television advertisements WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center's number one goal is the best possible financial compensation for all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma including US Navy Veterans, who are the largest group of individuals they help each month, because it is the right thing to do, and they are urging Veterans to avoid slick cable TV...

2014-08-20 08:27:55

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that results from two clinical studies will be presented at the 29th International Papillomavirus (IPV) conference for the Company's urine-based diagnostic test for the detection of high risk strains of Human Papillomavirus (HPV). The IPV conference is scheduled to take place in Seattle from August 21(st) to 25(th). Additionally, a new U.S. patent...

2014-08-20 08:27:47

WINFIELD, Ill., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CDH Proton Center Medical Director William F. Hartsell, MD, has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), one of 30 distinguished radiation oncologists selected for the honor in 2014. ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, dedicated to improving patient care. "Dr. Hartsell joins an elite group of ASTRO members who have significantly contributed to the Society, the...

2014-08-20 08:26:09

Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Jon Hamm, Kiefer Sutherland, Ben Stiller, Will Ferrell, Mark Harmon, Rob Lowe, Eric Stonestreet, Danny McBride, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and More Among Stars To Be Featured in One-Hour Broadcast, with Special Performances by The Who, Jennifer Hudson, Lupe Fiasco & Common, Ariana Grande, and Dave Matthews LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hollywood community is once again...

2014-08-19 23:11:15

Breast Cancer Survivor Charity, Send Me On Vacation, is proud to announce that it will be collaborating with a JetBlue Airlines, the Roosevelt Hotel, Zappos, Anejo Tequileria, Diamond Resorts International and Club Med in order to “Jet Pink” across America for Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Send Me On Vacation is a 501 (c)(3) charity with the mission of sending breast cancer survivors on vacations to rejuvenate their body, mind...

2014-08-19 23:08:55

Fifty million investment over 10 years will help create new model of patient-centered cancer care. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The LIVESTRONG Foundation announced today at a press conference on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin that it will be launching the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes to create an original model of patient-centered cancer care in partnership with the Dell Medical School. Building on its 17 years as the voice for and service provider to cancer...

2014-08-19 16:29:12

GILBERT, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A cutting-edge research study at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is testing the safety and effectiveness of a new investigational drug that, when combined with chemotherapy, may make a major difference in treating breast cancer in patients who carry harmful mutations on either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. The Brocade Study will enroll patients with hereditary breast cancer that is metastatic, meaning it has spread to other parts of the...

2014-08-19 16:26:34

PHOENIX, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Race is On!" for the 22(nd) Susan G. Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure® on Sunday, October 12, 2014 as it moves to its new location at Cesar Chavez Plaza in downtown Phoenix. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137582 As the signature fundraising and awareness event for Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ), the Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure provides supporters of all ages an opportunity to combat breast...

2014-08-19 08:30:30

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma in Texas, or their family members to call them first at 866-714-6466 to ensure they have instant access to the nation's best mesothelioma compensation attorneys, who all just so happen to be licensed to practice law in Texas. Choosing poorly when it comes to retaining the services of a lawyer to advance a mesothelioma claim in the Lone Star State could cost a...

2014-08-18 23:02:59

The anti-cancer drug Xalkori® is being investigated by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group in E4512, a phase III trial. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 People diagnosed with early-stage non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer whose tumors have an altered ALK gene now have the opportunity to participate in a new phase III clinical trial, ECOG-ACRIN announced today. The trial will determine if Xalkori® (generic name crizotinib, an ALK-inhibitor), when used after...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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