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2014-10-17 08:25:45

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Every month we get at least a dozen calls from family members wondering if their deceased loved one could have had mesothelioma, and if there could be compensation without an actual diagnosis--the answer is no. If a medical doctor suggests mesothelioma is a possibility for a loved one, please call 866-714-6466 immediately for instructions on what to do to protect possible compensation that includes having...

2014-10-17 08:25:10

Trial Has Not Yet Reached Necessary Number of Survival Events to Report on Overall Survival Due to Longer than Expected Survival of Study Patients LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology, announced that data regarding the Company's Phase 2b global clinical trial of aldoxorubicin for the treatment of first-line soft tissue sarcoma (STS) will be presented in a moderated...

2014-10-17 00:21:16

Program to Provide 435 Free Mammograms While Raising Funds and Awareness for Breast Cancer and Project Athena ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year in Lehigh Valley, an estimated 435 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and one in eight will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, data extrapolated from reports by the National Cancer Institute's SEER program and the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission....

2014-10-16 23:14:18

Helping to increase awareness and save lives, the Women’s OBGYN Medical Group of Santa Rosa reveals what women can do in their own lives to prevent breast cancer. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Breast cancer is among the top two most common cancers in women today, second only to skin cancer. Although the number of new cases has begun to show a slight decrease, about 40,000 women are expected to lose their lives to breast cancer this year alone. Statistics tell us that about 1...

2014-10-16 23:11:57

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, “There is no way to fully prepare an individual or their family members on how to deal with the news of a diagnosis of mesothelioma. We are urging individuals, or a family dealing with this news, to call us at 866-714-6466 to make certain they have instant access the nation’s most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys as well as information about coping." http://MesotheliomaCompensationCenter.Com (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The...

2014-10-16 23:09:40

The case of mesothelioma in an Italian winemaker is a first for the industry, but may not be the last. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Cancer researchers in Italy are reporting the case of a man who contracted mesothelioma after years of using an asbestos filter to purify wine. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the case. Click here to read it now. Doctors with the Institute for Study and Prevention of Cancer in Florence say the case is the first case where a...

2014-10-16 23:09:04

The Circuelle™ Foundation releases the “Beautiful Awareness” campaign. Sarasota, Fla. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Circuelle Foundation releases the Beautiful Awareness campaign to change the way women view breast health and to educate women that breast self-exams are a healthy ritual. The campaign debuted a minute and a half video portraying a beautiful feminine physique encouraging women to view breast self-exams as beautiful. About 1 in 8 American women will develop invasive...

2014-10-16 23:03:38

Lawrence Livermore biomedical researcher Mike Malfatti is working with two researchers at the University of California, Davis, Comprehensive Cancer Center to leverage dramatic advances in biological accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) to see how cancer patients respond to the chemotherapeutic drug carboplatin. Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Buoyed by several dramatic advances, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists think they can tackle biological science in a...

2014-10-16 23:02:15

The Firm is evaluating power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 A new morcellator lawsuit (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) has been filed on behalf of a California woman who claims that the use of a Gyrus Power Morcellator during a minimally-invasive hysterectomy promoted the growth of seven cancerous tumors in her abdomen. The...

2014-10-16 12:30:27

Five Percent of Retail Price of Select Charms Sold During October Will Benefit NBCF COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In support of the fight against breast cancer, PANDORA Jewelry announced a partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.® (NBCF). As part of the new partnership, the sale of existing pink ribbon charms will directly benefit the organization. This marks the first year of their partnership....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.