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2014-09-11 08:27:28

-Conference Call and Webcast on September 12, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET, 5:30 a.m. PT- MENLO PARK, Calif. and LONDON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CANCER RESEARCH UK and Cancer Research Technology (CRT), the charity's development and commercialisation arm, have reached an agreement with Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: ASTY), a biotechnology company in the emerging field of regenerative medicine, to take forward Asterias' novel immunotherapy treatment AST-VAC2 into clinical trials in...

2014-09-10 23:11:49

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is launching a very aggressive initiative in Georgia for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the Peach Tree State called the Georgia Mesothelioma Victims Center with the goal being better financial compensation for the victim, and their family, that also includes instant access to the nation's best mesothelioma lawyers. For more information a diagnosed victim in Georgia, or their family members are urged to contact the Georgia Mesothelioma Victims...

2014-09-10 23:05:44

Physicians with 21st Century Oncology, the nation's premier cancer treatment network and largest radiation therapy provider, have been chosen to showcase their latest research developments at The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 56th annual meeting. San Francisco, Calif (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Several physicians with 21st Century Oncology, the nation's premier cancer treatment network and largest radiation therapy provider, have been chosen to showcase their...

2014-09-10 23:03:50

The NCCS recently launched its annual “Face-Off Against Cancer” campaign that has raised nearly $80,000 in financial aid for children with cancer in the past three years. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 More than 15,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer this year and The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) is stepping up its battle to make sure children get the treatment they need to courageously face the disease and live victoriously after diagnosis. As part of...

2014-09-10 12:27:54

ViewRay's MRIdian System Directly Tracks Tumor Motion Continuously During Treatment CLEVELAND, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system from ViewRay(TM), a privately held medical device company, is now being used to treat patients at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center in Madison, Wisconsin, the second clinical group in the world to treat patients with MRI-guided radiation therapy. With yesterday's treatment, the center also became the first...

2014-09-10 12:24:59

Thousands to Walk to Raise Funds for Blood Cancer Research SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Northern California Chapter will be kicking off its 2014 Light The Night(®) Walk campaign with the San Francisco Walk on September 23, 2014 at 5 p.m. PT at AT&T Park. The Light The Night Walk is a powerful and unique fundraising campaign from LLS, which brings together families and communities to honor blood cancer...

2014-09-10 12:24:45

Behind The Bench, The National Basketball Wives Association and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team up for Cancer Cures WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 11-year-old Kyle Markes passed away of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) on December 24, 2013, just days before he was set to be his idol Kevin Durant's special guest at an Oklahoma Thunder game on Christmas Day. Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer. Almost 150,000...

2014-09-10 08:31:08

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is now offering a completely revamped report of must do's for a recently diagnosed victim of mesothelioma that includes instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, specific research for the best possible treatment options, and a list of essentials such as establishing a will, power of attorney, etc. For more information, diagnosed victims of mesothelioma are urged to contact the...

2014-09-09 23:14:42

More than 80% of endometrial cancers are endometrioid endometrial carcinoma (EEC). The majority of EEC cases are diagnosed at early stage with low grade pathological changes and good clinical outcomes. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Scientists at the NFCR Center for Cancer Systems Informatics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered a genetic marker that will allow physicians to determine whether to pursue early, aggressive treatment for women...

2014-09-09 23:14:26

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging the family members of a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma to call them at 866-714-6466 for instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma lawyers, who consistently get the best compensation results, as well as a customized checklist that details everything from treatment options, to a will, power of attorney, and every other issue that must be addressed by the victim's family. No other group in the United States offers a...


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