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2014-08-21 23:14:21

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging all diagnosed victims or family members to call them at 866-714-6466 before hiring any lawyer to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim, because it is incredibly easy to hire an inexperienced attorney or law firm that could potentially cost the victim hundreds of thousands of dollars, or over a million dollars. The group is also providing the most comprehensive list available from the EPA that highlights the most common professions that...

2014-08-21 23:10:38

A compound made of proteins produced by Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) bacteria has been found to kill mesothelioma cells and boost tumor-fighting T-cells. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Australian scientists say a commercially available compound made of proteins produced by Staph bacteria has been used to successfully fight mesothelioma in lab mice. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Researchers at the University of...

2014-08-21 16:24:50

ENSPIRIT Trial to Continue as Planned Following Completion of the First of Two Interim Futility Analyses BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today that the Phase 3 ENSPIRIT trial, evaluating custirsen in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), is continuing as planned per the recommendation of the Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) based upon completion of the...

2014-08-21 16:24:42

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bruckner Oncology has initiated an FDA approved Phase II-III clinical trial which adds Vitamin C to chemotherapy "core" regimens (GFLIO and GFLIO-D) for patients with locally advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer (APC). Vitamin C was selected for study because there has never been a formal clinical trial of this frequently used, off label vitamin which has long been credited with improving safety and quality of life during chemotherapy....

2014-08-20 23:05:08

Musselman’s Growing A Healthy Family Sweepstakes Features A Grand Prize and Weekly Gift Card Winners. For Every Product Sold With “Pink-Ribbon” Packaging, Musselman’s Makes A Donation To The National Breast Cancer Foundation. Peach Glen, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 In honor of families everywhere, Musselman’s Apple Sauce announces the launch of Musselman’s Growing A Healthy Family Sweepstakes, a campaign to help families make healthy choices and enjoy time together in a...

2014-08-20 23:02:19

New research report “Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Market to 2020 - New Therapies to Enhance Treatment Segmentation and Drive Growth in an Increasingly Competitive Market” elaborated by GBI Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the NSCLC Market in top 8 developed nations is predicted to see a 6.6% CAGR through 2020. London, UK (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) market value is expected to increase considerably in the offing...

2014-08-20 12:22:43

Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Jon Hamm, Kiefer Sutherland, Ben Stiller, Will Ferrell, Mark Harmon, Rob Lowe, Eric Stonestreet, Danny McBride, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and More Among Stars To Be Featured in One-Hour Broadcast, with Special Performances by The Who, Jennifer Hudson, Lupe Fiasco & Common, Ariana Grande, and Dave Matthews Stars Will Reach Out to Supporters from On-Stage Digital Lounge Hosted by Katie Couric --"We're...

2014-08-20 08:28:27

Victims or their family members are urged to call the Mesothelioma Victims Center as opposed to responding to television advertisements WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center's number one goal is the best possible financial compensation for all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma including US Navy Veterans, who are the largest group of individuals they help each month, because it is the right thing to do, and they are urging Veterans to avoid slick cable TV...

2014-08-20 08:27:55

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that results from two clinical studies will be presented at the 29th International Papillomavirus (IPV) conference for the Company's urine-based diagnostic test for the detection of high risk strains of Human Papillomavirus (HPV). The IPV conference is scheduled to take place in Seattle from August 21(st) to 25(th). Additionally, a new U.S. patent...

2014-08-20 08:27:47

WINFIELD, Ill., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CDH Proton Center Medical Director William F. Hartsell, MD, has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), one of 30 distinguished radiation oncologists selected for the honor in 2014. ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, dedicated to improving patient care. "Dr. Hartsell joins an elite group of ASTRO members who have significantly contributed to the Society, the...


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