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Mammograms Needed More Often For One-Third Of Women
2014-03-22 07:07:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While three-year intervals between mammograms are appropriate for most women, a new study from the UK NHS Breast Screening Program has found that one-third of women are at a higher risk of developing cancer. These women, according to the report delivered this week at the 9th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-9), might benefit from more frequent mammograms. Professor Gareth Evans, from the University of Manchester, reported that...

2014-03-21 23:25:31

The Mesothelioma Victims Center wants to explain to every diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or their family members, how incredibly vital it is to have a properly executed will, and a very responsible family member assigned with power of attorney, because of the chaos that can break out in the family if these things are not in place. For more information diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members are urged to contact the Mesothelioma Victims Center anytime at 866-714-6466....

2014-03-21 23:01:36

To protect families and save lives, western Governors have proclaimed March 22, 2014 Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day in their states. They encourage people to learn their family history of cancers and discuss it with their physicians, for early diagosis and treatment of hereditary cancers. Laughlin, NV (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 United States Governors have proclaimed Saturday, March 22nd, Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day in the southwestern states of Nevada,...

2014-03-21 08:24:23

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, today reported financial results for the three and 12 months ended December 31, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010620/ENMDLOGO The Company reported a net loss of ($1.3 million), or ($0.05) per share for the three months ended December 31, 2013. This compares with net loss of ($0.4...

2014-03-20 23:31:38

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "If a medical doctor suggests to a family that their loved one may have mesothelioma, but there has been no medical test to confirm it, please call us immediately at 866-714-6466 so we can carefully explain what we believe are vital steps that must be taken to protect the victim, and their potentially extremely substantial compensation." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Mesothelioma Victims Center says,...

2014-03-20 23:29:57

The Newly-Launched Website Offers Much-Needed Help and Hope for Victims of Mesothelioma and their Loved Ones Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Mesothelioma.net, a website that is devoted to helping victims of mesothelioma and their family members learn all they can about mesothelioma, has just launched its informative and educational mesothelioma support website, http://mesothelioma.net. In addition to offering sound advice from a host of professionals including doctors, lawyers,...

2014-03-20 23:27:01

The Site for the Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett Law Firm is Now Easier than Ever for People to Navigate Cleveland, Oh (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, a national mesothelioma law firm based in Dallas, Texas and Long Beach, Calif., has just completed a redesign and re-launch of its website, http://www.cleveland5justice.org/. For those who are looking for caring and knowledgeable asbestos legal help, the upgraded website offers a great deal of helpful...

2014-03-20 23:01:51

Kanti Rai, MD, and Jacqueline Barrientos, MD, comment on study of new leukemia therapy. Lake Success, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Two North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute doctors, world-renowned for their research in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), weigh in on a German study of a new drug therapy for CLL in the March 20 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine, the North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today. CLL is one of the most common forms of blood cancers, usually affecting...

2014-03-20 23:01:42

Florida Hospital Tampa will feature clinical experts in the field of cancer on Tuesday, March 25th to educate the community on the latest information in cancer prevention, treatment, support and therapy. Tampa, Fl (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa is hosting “A Cancer Symposium” with a focus on the three big c’s- breast, GI, and lung cancers to educate the community on prevention, treatment, support and therapy. This event is free to the public and will take place at...

2014-03-20 20:21:55

MARKHAM, ON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A Markham, Ontario-based company has developed a specialized test which screens for nasopharyngeal cancer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140320/TO592) Nasopharyngeal cancer, known as NPC, is a rare but deadly disease. It is global in scope, and individuals with a Hong Kong, Southeast Asian, Inuit, North African, or Middle Eastern background have a higher risk for NPC. These individuals may benefit from this early...