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2014-10-21 23:14:11

Honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA offers some information about the cause for the cure. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 October is considered National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This campaign pledges to inform the public and women to be aware of the status of their health and at the same time distribute awareness and information about breast cancer. A large percentage of women usually...

2014-10-21 23:14:05

The American Cancer Society predicts there will be over 2,000 new cases of breast cancer in men this year. New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA expounds on this by providing facts on breast cancer in men. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 According to the American Cancer Society in 2014, about 2,360 new cases of invasive breast cancer in men will be diagnosed and about 430 men will die from breast cancer. They state, “Breast cancer is about 100...

2014-10-21 23:14:01

After upsetting facts published by the American Cancer Society on the number of new cases of breast cancer a year. New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA provides 10 facts about breast cancer. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The American Cancer Society estimates that for 2014, there are about 232,570 new cases of invasive breast cancer. About 62,570 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) of the breast will be found (CIS is non-invasive and is the...

2014-10-21 23:05:19

The Foundation was created to provide financial support to several local charities working in the field of breast cancer education and providing aid for treatment costs. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 President and CEO of IT&LY Hairfashion, N.A., Richard Zucckero is proud to announce the company’s recent support of The Breast Cancer Foundation’s Annual Gala. This year’s event was held on October 4, 2014 at the Ritz Carlton in the Cayman Islands raising over $140,000....

2014-10-21 23:01:58

Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, is a presenter and chair of the nursing panel at the 12th International Mesothelioma Interest Group Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), will be chairing the nursing panel and will be presenting two talks at the 12th...

2014-10-21 23:00:39

HealthForumOnline (HFO) has recently updated The Psychosocial Needs of Women Undergoing Genetic Counseling and Testing in the Breast Cancer Context, an online continuing education (CE) course for mental health professionals, to reflect advances in the field of genetics and clinical implications. HFO offers over 95 nationally-approved online CE courses for psychologists, social workers, counselors, marital family therapists and other allied health care providers that are fast, convenient...

2014-10-21 12:32:21

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will award funding to leading scientists and researchers who show promise in developing new drug therapies through the Screen to Lead Program. The collaborative program aims to support academic laboratories pursuing research directed towards medicinal chemistry and/or drug target screening in blood cancers. Members of a peer review panel select projects for...

2014-10-20 16:27:17

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six academic investigators will receive grants from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to support innovative ideas that that have the potential to take research in a new direction and fundamentally impact the future of blood cancer diagnosis and treatment. The second-year grant program, called The New Idea Award, looks to identify novel research strategies that involve the exploration of untested but potentially...

2014-10-20 08:32:39

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center has been hearing from full-time mesothelioma compensation attorneys nationwide for about a year related to how much longer the mesothelioma compensation trusts will remain properly funded and is commenting on a recent article from the Huffington Post. The group discusses how the loss of funds may not impact current diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and their possible compensation, but could have a dramatic...

2014-10-20 08:32:12

Latest submission seeks approval for additional blood cancer indication RARITAN, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC ("Janssen") today announced the submission of a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for IMBRUVICA(®) (ibrutinib) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by its strategic partner Pharmacyclics, Inc. If approved, this latest regulatory submission will become the fourth indication for IMBRUVICA, adding the treatment of...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.