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2014-06-24 08:31:08

U.S. Phase 2a Clinical Trial in Recurrent Glioblastoma to Initiate in Early 2015 SYDNEY, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnGeneIC, Ltd., an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on revolutionizing the treatment of cancer through the targeted delivery of therapeutic agents directly to cancer cells, today announced plans to move forward with a Phase 2a clinical trial in the U.S. using its formulation of EGFR-targeted, EDV(TM) nanocells packaged with doxorubicin for the treatment...

2014-06-24 08:30:59

IRVING, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley Medical Oncology Consultants (VMOC) and Caris Life Sciences announced today a collaboration to establish a clinical molecular profiling program that enables more personalized treatment for cancer patients in the San Francisco Bay Area. This program will leverage the power of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM), the industry's leading comprehensive tumor profiling service, to better target therapy options based on a patient's unique...

2014-06-24 08:30:24

Using CyberKnife and chemotherapy, doctors treat primary and metastatic tumors FENTON, Mo., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When St. Louis CyberKnife patient Theresa Thompson was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, doctors determined the disease had spread beyond her lungs to her brain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140623/120686 While stage IV lung cancer is difficult to treat, doctors reviewed her case and decided to aggressively treat with CyberKnife and chemotherapy....

2014-06-24 08:29:35

Yet Canadians in the dark about cancer survival rates OTTAWA, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Cancer isn't always a matter of life and death anymore - today, an increasing number of Canadians are living with cancer as a chronic condition. However, the majority of Canadians and the healthcare system have not necessarily responded to this shift. "The fact is, 63 per cent of Canadian cancer patients live longer than five years after diagnosis(i), and if a cancer patient survives past one year,...

2014-06-23 23:07:48

Local New York based agency is excited to offer $1 for every quote issued in July towards Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer in honor of Cancer Survivor Month. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 New York insurance agency, Schmutter, Strull, Fleisch, Inc. is excited to announce the launch of Cancer Survivor Month. National Cancer Survivor Day takes place June 1st, Schmutter, Strull, Fleisch, Inc. has dedicated the month of June to celebrating cancer survivors and raising money for a local cancer...

2014-06-23 04:20:52

Inhibits Tumor Growth and Vascular Progenitors for Neuroblastoma and Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors CINCINNATI, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bacterial Robotics, a synthetic microbial biotechnology firm, today announced it secured an oncolytic herpes simplex virus (oHSV) from Nationwide Children's Hospital. The oHSV expresses the human tissue inhibitor metalloproteinases (TIMP3) or firefly luciferase rQT3. The Company is developing unique therapeutic ViruBots(TM). With...

2014-06-20 23:08:57

AccuBoost announces first breast cancer patient treatments at Northern Nevada Radiation Oncology. Tyngsboro, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Advanced Radiation Therapy, creators of the AccuBoost Breast Brachytherapy technology, is pleased to announce that Northern Nevada Radiation Oncology of Reno, Nevada has signed an agreement to offer the AccuBoost Treatment option to their patients undergoing breast conservation therapy(BCT). Treatments utilizing the AccuBoost technique under the direction...

2014-06-19 23:17:53

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is calling attention to a recent National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health as wake up call for individuals who worked in the manufacturing sector between 1969 and 2000, because it indicates asbestos was present in what the Center considers to be a clean workplace. As the Mesothelioma Compensation Center would like to explain with one call to 866-714-6466, the “clean” work group mentioned in this study was still vulnerable to asbestos...

2014-06-19 23:17:42

MedActive is excited to sponsor the American Cancer Society's 17th Annual 'Making Strides Against Breast Cancer' In Balboa Park, San Diego on October 19th, 2014. Odessa, FL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 MedActive is gearing up for the American Cancer Society's annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer community walk in Balboa Park. As a flagship sponsor, the company is excited to work closely with the American Cancer Society and volunteers to raise awareness about breast cancer....

2014-06-19 23:09:52

Study Indicates Carboplatin Can Deliver Superior Performance When Compared to Other Chemotherapy Drugs Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 A study conducted by a surgical team at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska published April 8, 2014, has shown what researchers believe is the correct chemotherapy drug to use in conjunction with surgery in patients suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. As a result, survival rates...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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