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2014-09-15 16:28:14

Register, donate and get involved during Think Pink Week at CIBC branches across Canada TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE:CM) - CIBC employees across the country are putting on the pink from September 15 to 19, hosting fundraising events and encouraging people to register for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure taking place on October 5 in communities across Canada. "We are honoured to once again host Think Pink Week events nationwide...

2014-09-15 16:28:12

Multidisciplinary team composed of six organizations awarded $20,000 for groundbreaking work in mesothelioma and non-small cell lung cancer SYDNEY, Sept. 15, 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, announced that, together with the Asbestos Disease Research Institute (ADRI), it has received the 2014 Cancer Institute New...

2014-09-14 23:00:36

A study led by University of Colorado Cancer Center published today in the journal Nature uses a novel approach to target the activation of a protein that drives some cancers. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 When active, the protein called Ral can drive tumor growth and metastasis in several human cancers including pancreatic, prostate, lung, colon and bladder. Unfortunately, drugs that block its activity are not available. A study published today in the journal Nature uses a...

2014-09-12 23:05:19

North Texas Indoor Trampoline Park to Help Raise Money During the 2014-2015 School Year Frisco, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Leukemia, the most common cancer in children under the age of 20 years old, affects about 4,103 school aged children every year in the US alone. For youth and their families, the diagnosis can be both mentally and financially crushing. In an effort to decrease these hardships and incentivize students to raise money for the cause, Urban Air Trampoline Park is...

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....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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