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2014-09-12 23:05:04

The inaugural meeting of Joanie's Sisters in Support, a sorority of breast and ovarian cancer survivors, slated for Sept. 17, will feature a tour of the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Joanie’s Sisters in Support, a sorority of cancer survivors, will hold its inaugural meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, 1044 Belmont Ave. The get-to-know-you mixer will feature a tour of...

2014-09-12 12:25:43

Philips reinforces its leadership in innovation and technology, showcases solutions that increase workflow, consistency and confidence in cancer treatment ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced a number of innovations at ASTRO's 56th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, showcasing solutions that increase workflow automation, confidence, consistency and accuracy in cancer treatment. Producing quality results in less time and enhancing...

2014-09-12 12:25:41

Doctors from Leading Cancer Center Will Discuss Firsthand Experience with MRIdian's Adaptive and Soft-Tissue Tracking Capabilities CLEVELAND, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay(TM), a privately held medical device company, announced today that it will showcase its MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system, the world's first and only MRI-guided radiation therapy system, at the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) being held September 14-17, 2014 in...

2014-09-12 12:25:21

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Breast Cancer Screening (Mammography, MRI & Ultrasound) Market & Forecast - Worldwide" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in both the developed and developing world. Worldwide Breast Cancer Screening Market was in double digit Billion US$ for 2013. United States is the leading market for breast...

2014-09-12 12:25:16

DARMSTADT, Germany, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today that its biopharmaceutical division will discontinue the clinical development program of its investigational MUC1 antigen-specific cancer immunotherapy tecemotide (also known as L-BLP25) as a monotherapy in Stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Luciano Rossetti, Global Head of Research & Development at the biopharmaceutical division, said: "While the data...

2014-09-12 12:24:57

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September not only marks the end of summer and the start of football season, but is also National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. This month serves as a reminder to be aware of the most common cancer in American men and the second leading cause of cancer death in men next to skin cancer - prostate cancer. Chesapeake Urology Associates reminds all men to take charge of their health....

2014-09-12 08:25:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging families dealing with the loss of a loved one who was diagnosed with mesothelioma, where there was not enough time to begin the compensation claims process, to call them immediately at 866-714-6466, before the time to get a settlement runs out. The Center also wants to emphasize in instances like this that the family really does need one of the nation's best mesothelioma compensation attorneys if they are...

2014-09-12 08:25:15

Accomplished regulatory leader to advance Epic's circulating tumor cell (CTC) technology for 510(k) and PMA approvals SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences announced today the appointment of Glen Paul Freiberg, RAC as vice president of regulatory affairs and quality assurance. Mr. Freiberg has more than 35 years of FDA-related experience and is recognized as a key leader in successful regulatory and compliance strategies for diagnostic products. Epic's circulating...

2014-09-12 08:23:43

Results Suggest that Oncotype DX® Colon Cancer Test May Reduce Medical Costs Associated with Stage II Disease While Increasing Patient Well-being REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced that PharmacoEconomics published positive results from a health economic analysis suggesting that use of the Oncotype® DX colon cancer test may result in a significant reduction in direct medical costs and improve patient quality of...

2014-09-11 23:11:58

The Mesothelioma Victims Center has created a state specific initiative for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in Michigan, because of significant asbestos exposure at industrial, or manufacturing workplaces decades ago. This new initiative is called the Michigan Mesothelioma Victims Center, and before a diagnosed victim in the Great Lakes State hire a lawyer to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim they are urged to contact the Center at 866-714-6466, in order to ensure they really are...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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