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2014-09-08 23:11:31

The Mesothelioma Victim Center has launched a state specific initiative for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma called the West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center because they want to make certain diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the Mountain State really do have access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers. For more information diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in West Virginia, or their family members are urged to contact the West Virginia Mesothelioma...

2014-09-08 08:29:38

SAN DIEGO and TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aptose Biosciences Inc. (TSX: APS), a clinical-stage company developing new therapeutics and molecular diagnostics that target the underlying mechanisms of cancer, today announced that Stephen B. Howell, M.D. will act in the capacity of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Howell joins the Aptose team as a medical consultant to provide expert clinical guidance to the company. "Dr. Howell brings to Aptose deep industry and academic...

2014-09-07 20:20:13

Entertainment Industry, Corporate and Organizational Donors, Philanthropists, Health Charities, Government Entities, Volunteer Teams and the General Public Come Together to Fight Cancer LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than USD $109 million has been pledged so far in connection with the star-studded September 5 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) "roadblock" fundraising telecasts in the U.S. and Canada, it was announced today. The funds pledged toward the SU2C...

2014-09-06 23:01:12

New Translational Research Ovarian Cancer Dream Team to Tackle Deadliest Gynecologic Cancer Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 A groundbreaking collaboration is underway among many of the nation’s ovarian cancer organizations. In partnership with Stand Up To Cancer, a new Ovarian Cancer Dream Team will kick off this year, dedicated to piloting leading-edge, ovarian cancer research that will help patients and save lives. The Dream Team effort is led by Ovarian Cancer Research Fund,...

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2014-09-06 05:49:54

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Have you ever wondered if your bra might cause cancer? Apparently, you are not alone. A group of scientists from the University of Washington recently studied the relationship between bra wearing and increased breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women. The findings of the population-based case-control study, published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, found no association. "There have been some concerns that...

2014-09-05 23:07:02

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is pointing to new OSHA rules about workplace exposure to asbestos and compares them to the lack of rules in the 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s as a good reason for individuals who were exposed to take serious action by getting annual medical screening for masses on the lungs and tumors on the lungs. For more information about mesothelioma or asbestos related illnesses, please contact the Mesothelioma Victims Center at 866-714-6466....

2014-09-05 23:01:46

The launch of the petition brought attention to the health issues allegedly associated with uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 A petition launched nearly one year ago that seeks to ban the use of power morcellators (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) in gynecological surgeries has logged more than 82,000 signatures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to figures from Change.org, at least 82,156 people have signed on to the campaign, which is...

2014-09-05 20:21:13

Komen Knoxville encourages fun-filled theme for breast cancer supporters KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen Knoxville readies the finish line for the 2014 Race for the Cure on October 18(th) at World's Fair Park. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7313552-komen-knoxville-laces-up-for-2014-race-for-the-cure-do-you-tutu/ This year's "Do You Tutu?" theme will attract a variety of...

2014-09-05 16:22:55

NORRIDGE, Ill., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Harlem Irving Plaza (HIP) will donate 10% of its September gift card sales to Curesearch, an organization that funds and supports innovative childhood cancer research with measureable results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140226/CG72110LOGO For October, the center will shift gears and focus on breast cancer awareness. It has chosen The Breast Cancer Research Foundation...

2014-09-05 08:23:34

Data presented at the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) Annual Conference in Portland, OR September 4-6 highlights the effectiveness of the ChemoClave closed system transfer device and MicroClave neutral displacement connector SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICU Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICUI) today announced that a new study presented this week at the 38(th) Annual Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) Conference in...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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