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2014-09-19 08:26:14

Zevon is the son of Grammy-winning musician and mesothelioma victim Warren Zevon ALTON, Ill., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miles for Meso is proud to announce that Jordan Zevon, an award-winning songwriter/singer and son of legendary rock musician Warren Zevon, will perform in Alton, Ill., on Saturday, Sept. 27 during the 6(th) Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run/Walk which benefits the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. Warren Zevon passed away in 2003 from...

2014-09-18 23:12:32

People diagnosed with mesothelioma are given an average of ten months to live after their diagnosis. In honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26, 2014, the attorneys at Phillips Law Group are working to educate the public about methods for early detection of this deadly cancer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Mesothelioma is inextricably linked to asbestos exposure, and has an unusually low survival rate. The attorneys at Phillips Law Group are bringing attention to this...

2014-09-18 23:10:12

The D’Valda and Sirico foundation, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Dance Teacher Web have teamed up to create a new program for dance studios called - 5.6.7.8.Gone, to help educate children and raise funds for breast cancer research. Fairfield,CT (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 5.6.7.8 Gone is a unique program for Dance Studios to participate in. The goal is to help educate children and teachers and to help raise funds for breast cancer research. The program will not only...

2014-09-18 23:06:02

For a second year in a row, PlatinumCode will support breast cancer research with pink products Minneapolis (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 PlatinumCode, a leading manufacturer and supplier of specimen identification, transport and collection products for the healthcare industry, announced earlier this month that they have committed to donate five percent of their profits of the sale of eligible pink products to breast cancer research. In making the announcement, PlatinumCode has launched...

2014-09-18 23:05:34

Research conducted by a team of neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists from Allegheny Health Network, and presented this week at the American Society for Radiation Oncology annual meeting, has documented improved survival in patients with cancerous brain tumors who undergo both surgical removal of the tumors along with stereotactic radiosurgery. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Research conducted by a team of neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists from Allegheny Health Network...

2014-09-18 16:27:45

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RainTree Oncology Services, the nation's leading community oncology alliance, has won Ventana Research's 2014 CIO Leadership Award for OncoExplorer for Pharma. Part of the RainTree Analytics suite of products, OncoExplorer for Pharma is a comprehensive cloud-based analytics portal for oncology research. Insights derived from OncoExplorer will improve cancer treatment by helping researchers to develop clinical and pharmaceutical protocols....

2014-09-18 12:29:16

Contract Funds 3D Breast Cancer, 3D Brain Cancer Micro-Tumor Development GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KIYATEC announced today that it has been awarded a $1.975 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II Contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Over the course of the two year award, KIYATEC will expand its 3D breast cancer model to address two...

2014-09-18 08:30:22

Live Webcast from New York on Friday, September 26th SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced today that Daniel P. Gold, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at BioCentury's NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry conference on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time from the Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center...

2014-09-18 08:30:17

U.S. Senators Boxer, Sessions Introduce Bill to Create National Prostate Cancer Council BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Jeff Sessions (R-AL) yesterday introduced legislation that would create a National Prostate Cancer Council, a group of federal agencies, patients, and medical experts charged with developing and implementing a national strategic plan to advance prostate cancer diagnostics to improve patient care....

2014-09-18 08:20:45

Hyundai Nonprofit Donates a Total of $9M to 36 U.S. Children's Oncology Group Hospitals and Research Institutions during September's National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month; Nonprofit Announces $87 million in Research Funding in Support of Childhood Cancer Research and Programs by Year-end /PRNewswire/ -- September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month - a time to bring awareness to childhood cancer and recognize the young lives impacted by the disease. While pediatric cancer is...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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