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2014-07-18 23:07:46

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is sharing recent news from the Massachusetts General Hospital that is important for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and their family members to know, and is asking anyone involved with a recent diagnosis to call 866-714-6466 for more information about this breakthrough. One of the nation's top mesothelioma treatment centers is working on a novel way to possibly cure, or slowdown the advancement of mesothelioma with protein therapy....

2014-07-18 23:06:55

ResearchMesotheliomaCancer.com is sure to be an outstanding resource for Mesothelioma patients and their families. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 ResearchMesotheliomaCancer.com, a website that is devoted to helping mesothelioma patients and their families learn all they can about the serious form of cancer, has just launched its new and user-friendly website. In addition to explaining about common mesothelioma symptoms, http://www.researchmesotheliomacancer.com/ also offers...

2014-07-18 08:24:48

Researchers will discuss how new tools like RapidPlan(TM) software from Varian Medical Systems can help enhance the quality and efficiency of radiotherapy treatment planning AUSTIN, Texas, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three teams of medical physicists are slated to make presentations about knowledge-based treatment planning software at the 2014 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) meeting this year. These presenters were involved as consultants or evaluators...

2014-07-17 23:10:07

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 for instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, along with personalized research for possible treatment options including chemotherapy. However, as the Compensation Center would like to explain, treatments options such as chemotherapy must occur simultaneously with mesothelioma legal experts who are focused on...

2014-07-17 23:06:43

Athletes for Hope Participating in Various Camps this Year Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 At the mid-point of summer 2014, Camp Kesem, which provides support for children through and beyond a parent’s cancer, and is funded with support from the LIVESTRONG Foundation, is set to serve 4,000 kids at 54 chapters in 27 states. The camps follow a unique model in that they are organized and operated by student leaders at colleges and universities around the country. Children participate...

2014-07-17 20:23:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you guilty of skimping on your sunscreen? Many Americans don't take skin cancer seriously, but according to the American Academy of Dermatology, one person dies every hour from melanoma. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO When found in its earliest stages, melanoma in highly treatable, but just because it's easily taken care of the first time doesn't mean it can't come back -- even decades later. A cautionary tale:...

2014-07-17 12:30:59

Leading Nonprofits in Melanoma Applaud Allocation of New Funds, Pledge to Advance Breakthrough Melanoma Treatments WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Senate Appropriations Committee approved their fiscal year 2015 Defense Appropriations bill which includes $50 million for the Department of Defense's (DoD) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP), doubling the level of funding from fiscal year 2014. This announcement illustrates the Committee's...

2014-07-17 12:29:31

-COMMUNITY LEADERS RAISED $30.5 MILLION TO HELP FIND CANCER CURES- WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chicago man and Los Angeles woman raised $386,284 and $343,962, respectively, to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) mission to find cures for blood cancers and ensure that patients have access to lifesaving treatments. As the leading fundraisers in the 2014 Man & Woman of the Year campaign, the 24(th) year for this prestigious program, these...

2014-07-17 04:20:49

LUGANO, Switzerland and TOKYO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under the exclusive agreement, Chugai Pharma Marketing gains rights for the marketing of palonosetron in the UK and NEPA in the UK and in Ireland from Helsinn Group, strengthening the existing alliance between the companies in therapeutic area of supportive cancer care. Helsinn, the Swiss Group focused on building quality cancer care, and Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. today announced that exclusive rights to...

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...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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