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2014-06-18 23:06:59

$3 Million NIH Grant to Fund Effort to Rescue Tissue That Would be Destroyed Charlottesville, Va. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The University of Virginia Health System has been awarded more than $3 million from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute to support and expand a critically important program that makes tissue samples available for research on diseases ranging from breast cancer to lung disease. The five-year grant enables UVA to launch a partnership with...

2014-06-18 23:02:56

New research report “Glioblastoma Multiforme Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - Growth to Hinge on the Success of Personalized Vaccine Following Early Approval in Germany” elaborated by GBI Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, in 2019, the world GBM market value is anticipated to amount to USD 583 million. London, UK (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Owing to the poor prognosis under presently available treatment options, therapies with high...

2014-06-18 08:29:30

Frequently misdiagnosed as pneumonia, the rare cancer in an advanced state leaves family members without knowing how to begin the compensation claims process WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Because mesothelioma is frequently misdiagnosed as pneumonia frequently the victim does not get properly diagnosed until the cancer in an advanced state and the family had no ability to begin the compensation claims process, or do any type of...

2014-06-17 23:06:43

New thermal therapy provides options for patients with tumors that otherwise would be deemed inoperable. Less invasive than traditional surgery, this new procedure shortens patients' recovery and hospital stays. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Neurosurgeons at the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI) are using MRI-guided laser technology to successfully ablate malignant brain tumors, becoming the first in the region to use this FDA-cleared system....

2014-06-17 23:05:32

Rezvera.com now offers effective natural remedies for problems Like IBS, stomach bloating and diarrhea. Rezvera is a dietary supplement made of completely natural elements to aid the digestion process and eliminate any and all obstacles in the digestion process through active enzyme production. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Rezvera is a dietary supplement made of completely natural elements to aid the digestion process and eliminate any and all obstacles in the digestion process through active...

2014-06-17 23:03:59

Families gathered for luncheon to recognize Cancer Survivor Day. Guest speaker Carol S. Blecher, RN presented at W Hotel in Hoboken. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In recognition of Cancer Survivors Day, CarePoint Health hosted the First Annual Cancer Wellness Day and luncheon on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the W Hotel in Hoboken. The event was attended by cancer survivors, their families, community members and medical staff. Guest speaker Carol S. Blecher, Advanced Practice Nurse...

2014-06-17 23:02:39

New research report “Human Papillomavirus Infections Vaccine Pipeline Analysis” drawn up by PNS Pharma is available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Human papillomaviruses represent a group of over 150 viruses which are related to each other, with certain types of viruses being able to cause warts (papillomas). There exist only two human papillomavirus vaccines which are currently marketed worldwide. Both these vaccines are prepared with the use of the...

2014-06-17 13:07:52

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Melbourne researchers have shown a type of leukaemia can be successfully ‘reversed’ by coaxing the cancer cells back into normal development. The discovery was made using a model of B-progenitor acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (B-ALL), the most common cancer affecting children. Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute showed that switching off a gene called Pax5 could cause cancer in a model of B-ALL, while restoring...

2014-06-17 08:29:08

SAN DIEGO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRTX) announced that mocetinostat, the company's spectrum selective HDAC inhibitor, has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration as a treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Mocetinostat is being developed in Phase 2 clinical studies in combination with Vidaza as a treatment for intermediate and high-risk MDS, as well as a single agent treatment in patients with...

2014-06-17 08:29:05

Side-By-Side Genomic Analysis of Patients' Tumor and TumorGraft Mouse Avatars Before and After Treatment Also to be Conducted NEW YORK and HACKENSACK, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Champions Oncology (OTC: CSBR), a company engaged in the development of advanced technology solutions and services to personalize the development and use of oncology drugs, today announced the initiation of a clinical trial evaluating the use of Champions...


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