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2014-10-17 23:04:14

Top marketplace for toxin-free everyday products embraces Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but alerts consumers to marketing Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a big deal at True Goods. The disease still affects far too many women, research needs more investment, treatment options must continue to expand, and it is important for the medical establishment to keep exploring prevention strategies. All of this resonates profoundly at True Goods, where...

2014-10-17 23:00:13

Decisive Health bests 751 entries from around the world at finale event in Austin Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Decisive Health’s Treatment Explorer won the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s inaugural Big C competition’s $25,000 grand prize at a finale event Friday night in front of a crowd of 500 supporters and innovators gathered at Austin Music Hall. Headquartered in San Francisco, the patient-centric tool matches cancer patients’ and survivors’ lifestyles with the best...

2014-10-17 12:29:22

Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) among first customers BOSTON and LEUVEN, Belgium, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartagenia, leader in providing genetics labs and clinicians with software-based workflow support for variant assessment, lab reporting, and integration of diagnostic knowledge-bases, announced today the launch of Bench for Oncology, a new software platform that helps pathology labs conduct variant assessment and reporting tasks in the analysis of tumors. Bench for...

2014-10-17 08:25:55

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing approval for IMBRUVICA(®) (ibrutinib) throughout the 28 member states of the European Union (EU). IMBRUVICA, a first-in-class, oral, once-daily, non-chemotherapy treatment, now is approved to be marketed in Europe for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), or adult patients with...

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...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin