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2014-07-23 08:31:46

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center has created an amazing new service for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in Texas by making certain they instantly get the nation's most skilled and experienced mesothelioma attorneys. If you are a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or a family member of one, and the you reside in Texas please contact the Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center at 866-714-6466 before you obtain the services of any law firm to ensure you have...

2014-07-22 08:32:26

Pioneer in uniting imaging technology with radiotherapy to explore potential of MRI to refine tumor targeting MANCHESTER, England, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (NSE:EKTAb) and Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA) announced today that The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (Manchester, UK), a specialist cancer center, will join a consortium whose mission is to develop the clinical value of an integrated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation therapy system. Such a system...

2014-07-21 23:11:10

Every week the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives a phone call from a family member who suspected their loved one had mesothelioma but was never actually diagnosed, and as a result there was no compensation. If an individual had exposure to asbestos at work decades ago, the Center is urging the individual to tell their primary care physician so that annual medical tests can be done to check for tumors or masses in the lining of the lungs. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) July...

2014-07-21 23:08:03

Public health researchers in Quebec say mesothelioma is the top cause of work-related cancer deaths in the province and they are hoping that scientists will take note. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Researchers at the University of Montreal have estimated the number of occupational cancer cases and deaths in Quebec in hopes of helping scientists set their research priorities. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s full article on the new research. New data from the Canada...

2014-07-18 23:07:46

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is sharing recent news from the Massachusetts General Hospital that is important for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and their family members to know, and is asking anyone involved with a recent diagnosis to call 866-714-6466 for more information about this breakthrough. One of the nation's top mesothelioma treatment centers is working on a novel way to possibly cure, or slowdown the advancement of mesothelioma with protein therapy....

2014-07-18 23:06:55

ResearchMesotheliomaCancer.com is sure to be an outstanding resource for Mesothelioma patients and their families. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 ResearchMesotheliomaCancer.com, a website that is devoted to helping mesothelioma patients and their families learn all they can about the serious form of cancer, has just launched its new and user-friendly website. In addition to explaining about common mesothelioma symptoms, http://www.researchmesotheliomacancer.com/ also offers...

2014-07-18 08:24:48

Researchers will discuss how new tools like RapidPlan(TM) software from Varian Medical Systems can help enhance the quality and efficiency of radiotherapy treatment planning AUSTIN, Texas, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three teams of medical physicists are slated to make presentations about knowledge-based treatment planning software at the 2014 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) meeting this year. These presenters were involved as consultants or evaluators...

2014-07-17 23:10:07

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 for instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, along with personalized research for possible treatment options including chemotherapy. However, as the Compensation Center would like to explain, treatments options such as chemotherapy must occur simultaneously with mesothelioma legal experts who are focused on...

2014-07-17 23:06:43

Athletes for Hope Participating in Various Camps this Year Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 At the mid-point of summer 2014, Camp Kesem, which provides support for children through and beyond a parent’s cancer, and is funded with support from the LIVESTRONG Foundation, is set to serve 4,000 kids at 54 chapters in 27 states. The camps follow a unique model in that they are organized and operated by student leaders at colleges and universities around the country. Children participate...

2014-07-17 20:23:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you guilty of skimping on your sunscreen? Many Americans don't take skin cancer seriously, but according to the American Academy of Dermatology, one person dies every hour from melanoma. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO When found in its earliest stages, melanoma in highly treatable, but just because it's easily taken care of the first time doesn't mean it can't come back -- even decades later. A cautionary tale:...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.