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2014-07-10 12:22:20

Fox Chase Cancer Center Study Finds that Some Women Do Better than Current Staging Guidelines Suggest New findings from Fox Chase Cancer Center paint a relatively optimistic picture of women’s chances of surviving a subset of breast cancers that have spread to the chest wall or skin, but not beyond. Tumors that grow into the skin, regardless of size and whether they have involved lymph nodes, are automatically classified as stage III – and called “locally advanced” tumors,...

2014-07-10 08:27:19

SEOUL, South Korea, BUSAN, South Korea and SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SillaJen, Inc., a privately-held biotherapeutics company focused on the development of targeted oncolytic immunotherapy products for cancer, announced today a publication that reviews data from the company's oncolytic immunotherapy program, including its lead product Pexa-Vec. Additionally, the publication outlines the rationale for combination therapy with other cancer immunotherapies, such as...

2014-07-10 08:27:07

LUGANO, Switzerland, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group, the company focused on building quality cancer care, today announces that the complete results of the three Phase 2/3 pivotal trials for the investigational oral fixed-dose combination capsule of netupitant 300 mg + oral palonosetron 0.50 mg (NEPA), which is licensed to Eisai Inc. in the United States, have been published, together with an accompanying editorial, in the July issue of Annals of Oncology....

2014-07-10 08:26:11

Tenacious Lung Cancer Survivor Fights for Her Life and the Lives of Others WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation announces Bonnie J. Addario, a tenacious lung cancer survivor and advocate, as the July LUNGevity Hero for her work in raising awareness of the disease and funds for lifesaving lung cancer research, especially for early detection methods. In late 2003, Bonnie saw her primary care physician and a neurosurgeon about sharp pain on the left side of...

2014-07-09 23:08:02

Renowned Experts Gather to Review Brain Tumor Cases, Give Inside Look into Tumor Board Experience Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 With more than 120 types of brain tumors, there is no one-size-fits all approach to treatment. That is why in some instances, physicians engage the expertise of colleagues across specialties for discussion of a particular case. This multidisciplinary group is called a “tumor board” and is where these physicians can discuss each case to define the optimal...

2014-07-09 16:25:02

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: OpportunityAnalyzer: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2225869/OpportunityAnalyzer-Chronic-Lymphocytic-Leukemia---Opportunity-Analysis-and-Forecasts-to-2018.html OpportunityAnalyzer: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2018 SummaryChronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the most common...

2014-07-09 12:25:55

LIVE, ONE-HOUR FUNDRAISING EVENT TO AIR SIMULTANEOUSLY ON ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC AND 26 BROADCAST AND CABLE NETWORKS 8 PM ET & PT / 7PM CT LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on Friday, September 5, 2014, at 8 pm ET & PT...

2014-07-09 08:28:35

Organization offers access to skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers, customized treatment options report and other essential information as part of their free services. WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is the only group in the nation focused on making certain a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma receives the best possible compensation by providing instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers. They also provide...

2014-07-09 08:27:52

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar") announced today that the company has been awarded a non-refundable financial contribution of up to CDN$194,000 from the National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). The research funded by this award will be conducted in collaboration with the University of British Columbia, the Vancouver Prostate Centre and...

2014-07-08 23:13:27

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma to act quickly with respect to incredibly vital issues that must be immediately addressed, because as the group would like to explain, USAA just updated their website with extremely helpful advice for people in this exact position. For more information, a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma or their family members can call the Mesothelioma Compensation Center anytime at 866-714-6466 for their unsurpassed free...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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