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2011-09-10 10:00:00

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation reminds the public that 400,000 tons of asbestos were released in the air of Manhattan on September 11, 2001, making thousands of people at risk for the mesothelioma cancer. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 On this September 11th, many will mourn, in public or privately, the loss of more than 2,500 lives in New York on 9/11/01. The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation acknowledges that few may be aware, however, that those who were...

2011-09-01 12:54:27

Patients with ALK-rearranged non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) responded significantly better to pemetrexed (brand name: Alimta) than patients whose cancer did not show ALK translocation, according to research published in the September issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). Lung adenocarcinoma can display genetic mutations, including anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) rearrangement and...

2011-07-13 07:20:00

INDIANAPOLIS, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced that it has made a charitable contribution to the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF). The donation will enable expansion of the foundation's patient services programs, including Case Management and Co-Pay Relief (CPR) Programs in support of a new fund for patients with nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the most common form of lung cancer. PAF is a national, non-profit organization that...

2011-06-06 17:30:00

CHICAGO and SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tragara Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that apricoxib (Capoxigem®, TG01) in combination with erlotinib demonstrated significant and consistent clinical benefit over erlotinib alone in a clinically relevant subset of biomarker-selected patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who had previously failed a platinum-containing regimen for advanced disease. Complete data from the study, APRiCOT-L, were...

2011-06-05 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that PARAMOUNT, its Phase III study evaluating ALIMTA® (pemetrexed for injection) in the continuation maintenance setting, met its primary endpoint of progression-free survival, or the time a patient is alive without their disease worsening, for patients with a specific type of lung cancer called advanced nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). "Continuation maintenance"...

2011-05-16 07:10:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will present data from more than 30 studies at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, Ill., from June 3 - 7, 2011, including results from PARAMOUNT, a Phase III study of an ALIMTA-based continuation maintenance regimen for the treatment of advanced nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer. PARAMOUNT data will be included in the ASCO-sponsored press briefing the...

2011-04-28 15:34:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Biodesix announces the enrollment of initial subjects into CASTLE, the inaugural study of the Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI, pronounced as "Alchemy"). The CASTLE (Collaborative Advanced Stage Tissue Lung Cancer) study is recruiting a minimum of 250 subjects over two years among academic and community medical centers in the United States. The study collects biospecimens and data from lung cancer patients in order to facilitate...

2011-03-07 21:48:35

Scientist finds super-survivors for lung cancer treatment A discovery at University of Colorado Cancer Center shows testing lung cancer on a molecular level can produce new insights into this deadly disease. Cancer Center member D. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, director of the thoracic oncology clinical program at University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), turned a chance clinical observation into a new field of discovery in lung cancer. In October 2010, Camidge and colleagues published a study in the...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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