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2014-07-16 23:10:21

For the first time ever, Prostate cancer patients can complete a survey describing how their diagnosis changed their lives. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Prostate cancer disrupts men's lives in ways that are unimaginable. Now, for the first time ever, a national survey is asking men to describe their experiences regarding life after Prostate Cancer diagnosis. The National Men's Cancer Survivor support and advocacy nonprofit, Malecare Cancer Support, designed and launched...

2014-07-16 23:08:14

Researchers say pemetrexed (Alimta), the top chemotherapy drug for mesothelioma, may carry a risk of acute kidney injury, even in patients whose baseline kidney function falls within recommended limits. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Italian scientists say patients on the popular mesothelioma drug pemetrexed may need to take certain precautions to avoid damaging their kidneys. An article on the new research has just been published on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Click here to...

2014-07-16 23:07:15

The seven-year survivor has been working at ESPN since 1993 Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 ESPN icon Stuart Scott will be presented with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at tonight’s ESPYs for showing a positive attitude, persistence and determination in the face of a great obstacle – a seven-year battle with appendiceal cancer. Scott, who has been a beacon of strength in the face of cancer, epitomizes the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s ethos that attitude is everything. LIVESTRONG is...

2014-07-16 12:28:26

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Davis, Ph.D., JD, a consultant in crisis management and the launch of new technologies for biotechnology and other companies, has been elected chairman of the national board of directors of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), effective July 1. LLS is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to finding cures and ensuring access to treatments for patients with blood cancers. Davis is the former...

2014-07-16 12:22:41

Local CITGO Marketer Sponsors Team in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure DETROIT, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volunteers from local CITGO Marketer Bazco Oil Company raised more than $7,000 in support of breast cancer awareness and research in the 23(rd) Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Detroit on June 7. Nearly 20 Bazco Oil employees, family members and friends joined the team and contributed to fundraising efforts, which included station events in May and other...

2014-07-16 04:21:39

TUEBINGEN, Germany, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Funds will be used to complete phase 3 study with IMA901 and to invest in the expansion of immatics' Human Immunopeptidome Program to identify the most relevant targets for cancer immunotherapies immatics biotechnologies GmbH, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leading the development of advanced immunotherapies that are active against cancer, today announces that it has...

2014-07-15 23:11:18

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, Taking the CTR Exam? Best of Luck, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, Taking the CTR Exam? Best of Luck, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Three times a year, The National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) offers a testing window for cancer registrars and other cancer data specialists to become Certified Tumor Registrars...

2014-07-15 12:42:23

St. Michael's Hospital Ontario spent nearly $110 million dollars between 2006 and 2010 on bonuses to motivate family doctors to screen more of their patients for cancer but these bonuses were associated with little or no improvement in actual cancer screening rates, according to researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). The study, published today in Annals of Family Medicine, tracked screening rates for cervical, breast and...

Researchers Discover New Route For Ovarian Cancer Spread
2014-07-15 03:14:42

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center HER3-positive circulating tumor cells home in on omentum; new target to thwart metastasis Circulating tumor cells spread ovarian cancer through the bloodstream, homing in on a sheath of abdominal fatty tissue where it can grow and metastasize to other organs, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in Cancer Cell. "This completely new way of thinking about ovarian cancer metastasis provides new potential...

2014-07-14 23:08:32

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is incredibly passionate about making certain all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma get the best possible compensation, because as they would like to explain with one call to 866-714-6466, mesothelioma cancer treatment is expensive. This week the group has found an article on the subject and want to pass it along to victims and their family, and add that the skyrocketing treatment costs is why they offer instant access to the nation's most skilled...


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