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2014-08-10 05:02:57

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers released some pretty incredible findings last week about cancer. In a multiple institute study including researchers and authors from the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC), the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC), and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT looked closely at how cancers are classified....

2014-08-09 23:01:45

The Firm is evaluating morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine cancers due to power morcellators in gynecological surgeries. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 As concerns over the health risks associated with power morcellators (http://www.injurybeacon.com/power-morcellator/) continue to grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study suggesting that the use of inflated containment bags might mitigate the risk that...

2014-08-08 23:06:53

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "One of our biggest issues with diagnosed victims of mesothelioma we face is that by the time we hear from their family members, the victim is already extremely sick, or so sick that they cannot communicate with who we consider to be among the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys. As we would like to explain to any family member with one call to 866-714-6466, it is absolutely vital they know the warning signs for...

Gene Increases Risk Of Developing breast Cancer To One In Three By Age 70
2014-08-08 03:08:44

University of Cambridge Breast cancer risks for one of potentially the most important genes associated with breast cancer after the BRCA1/2 genes are today reported in the New England Journal of Medicine. Women with mutations in the PALB2 gene have on average a one in three chance of developing breast cancer by the age of seventy. In a study run through the international PALB2 Interest Group a team of researchers from 17 centers in eight countries led by the University of Cambridge...

2014-08-07 23:10:47

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is now urging the family members of a diagnosed victim to call them as soon as possible at 866-714-6466 after diagnosis because most victims or families do not understand how aggressive this rare form of cancer actually is, and how incredibly vital it is for their family to get up to speed on the realities of this rare form of cancer, including the part about a cure. This week the group has pulled new information from the National Institute for Health...

2014-08-07 20:24:36

Leukotuximab is a novel, first-in-class Leukemia-specific mAb targeting JL-1 SHENYANG, China, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 3SBio Inc., a leading China-based biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products, today announced it has entered into an exclusive license with DiNonA Inc. for the development, manufacturing and marketing of Leukotuximab, an anti JL-1 antibody for acute leukemia (AL), including acute myelocytic...

2014-08-07 16:28:34

17% Increase in Test Volume, 11% Increase in Total Revenue and 29% Increase in International Product Revenue Compared to Prior Year REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today reported financial results and business progress for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Product revenue was $70.5 million in the second quarter of 2014, compared with $63.7 million for the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 11 percent. There was no contract revenue in...

2014-08-06 23:11:42

Annual Fundraiser and Community Celebration to be held in Fremont’s Quarry Lakes Regional Park on September 27, 2014. Fremont, California (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 HERS Breast Cancer Foundation today announced that registration is open for KEEP ABREAST, a 5k Walk, 5k/10k Run, and Community Expo held annually at the Quarry Lakes Regional Park in Fremont, California. Now in its 15th year, this annual event is the organization’s biggest fundraiser of the year. In addition to supporting...

2014-08-06 16:28:56

--Brand Expands New Apparel and Accessories to Successful Pediatric, Breast, and Prostate Cancer Awareness Collections, Aiding in the Fight Against Cancer-- IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASICS America is proud to announce its third year of cancer awareness product collections with the ASICS Accelerate Hope(TM) initiative. Based on the results of two consecutive years of successful cancer cause campaigns, ASICS has amplified the Accelerate Hope(TM) program to include...

2014-08-06 12:29:18

The Majority of Surveyed Non-Prescribers Anticipate Prescribing Xofigo Within the Next Six Months, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that at one year post-launch in the United States, over two thirds of surveyed U.S. medical oncologists have prescribed Bayer HealthCare's alpha-emitting radiopharmaceutical Xofigo. The majority of current non-prescribers indicated that they expect to prescribe...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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