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2014-10-13 08:26:31

-- First New Fixed Combination Targeting Two Critical Pathways Involved in CINV -- LUGANO, Switzerland and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group and Eisai Inc. announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved AKYNZEO(®) for the prevention of acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of cancer chemotherapy, including, but not limited to, highly emetogenic chemotherapy. AKYNZEO is the first approved fixed...

2014-10-11 23:01:38

The sorority of breast and ovarian cancer survivors will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Joanie’s Sisters in Support, a sorority of breast and ovarian cancer survivors, will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, 1044 Belmont Ave. A panel of survivors will address various cancer-related topics. There will also be time to socialize, meet new...

2014-10-10 23:07:43

The Tutu Project and The Carey Foundation continue their commitment to assist women and men living with breast cancer by supporting two amazing non-profits. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Today the organizations announced that grants were provided to For 3 Sisters and CancerCare®, two organizations with programs dedicated to improving the quality of life of people affected by this disease. “Our business manager, Marcela Shine, told me about For 3 Sisters last year. I knew...

2014-10-10 23:07:35

Local SEO Sites supports Team Think Pink in their efforts to raise public awareness about the far reaching effects of breast cancer. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Local SEO Sites has announced that it will support Team Think Pink with its October promotion “Think Pink”. To highlight its month long fundraising effort, Local SEO Sites is going PINK. Forgoing their normal $1,500 set up fee, Local SEO Sites will be offering a promotional rate of $500 and donating 10% of the gross...

2014-10-10 23:07:33

During October, The Lash Lounge is supporting breast cancer awareness with an add-on of a ribbon of pink lashes for just $5.00. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to a local charity. Grapevine, Texas (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 In support of the ongoing efforts to generate breast cancer awareness, The Lash Lounge invites their guests to WINK PINK. Early detection is key to battling breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, 98 percent of breast cancer cases are curable...

2014-10-10 23:06:10

Stratford Career Institute has recently launched a new fundraising initiative to raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Distance learning school, Stratford Career Institute, has recently launched a new fundraising initiative to raise money for breast cancer research and awareness. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Stratford Career Institute will donate one dollar to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® for every new friend who...

2014-10-10 23:02:27

Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) AZ calls on Arizona residents to support and register for 2014 Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure® on Sunday, October 12, 2014. In order to sustain local initiatives and 18 percent short from its targeted race participation goal, Komen CAN AZ aims to raise $415,000 more to meet its $1.2 million fundraising goal. PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) needs the...

2014-10-10 23:01:25

The Firm is evaluating potential legal claims on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other gynecological cancers due to a power morcellator. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 A petition to ban the use of power morcellators (http://www.drugbot.com/morcellator/) in laparoscopic hysterectomies and other gynecological surgeries has gathered more than 85,000 signatures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to figures posted on Change.org,...

2014-10-10 16:24:19

Women encouraged to receive life-saving screenings at mobile mammography unit on campus BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early detection of breast cancer is key to a better prognosis, but only 25 to 35 percent of women in the southwest Idaho region who need mammograms are getting this life-saving medical screening. Broadview University-Boise is helping raise this number by partnering with Saint Alphonsus' Mobile Heath Screening Coach. The 40-foot long mobile...

2014-10-10 08:24:07

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. ("MabVax"), a clinical stage oncology drug development company, announced today that FINRA has approved a change in the Company's stock symbol. Effective today, the Company's common shares will commence trading on the OTC Bulletin Board under the trading symbol "MBVX" (OTCQB: MBVX.) The previous trading symbol was "TELK" (OTCQB: TELK). J. David Hansen, President and CEO of the Company, said, "We are...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin