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2014-10-02 08:24:49

LUGANO, Switzerland, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rare cancer patients need access to innovative cancer drugs A consensus paper published in the Annals of Oncology today by Rare Cancers Europe (RCE) calls for new methodologies to be applied to clinical studies in rare cancers. RCE - a multi-stakeholder initiative representing patient associations, medical societies and industry - is calling both the community of researchers and European authorities to address...

2014-09-20 12:21:12

Founding partner Equinox and their instructors led participants on stationary bikes; participants cycled to support rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which owns and operates Cycle for Survival. NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cycle for Survival, the nationwide movement to beat rare cancers, brought hundreds of supporters to Times Square on Friday for its second annual Times Square Takeover, an all-day celebration featuring high-energy stationary...

2014-09-12 12:24:46

Founding partner Equinox and their instructors will lead participants on stationary bikes to support rare cancer research led by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which owns and operates Cycle for Survival. NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cycle for Survival, the nationwide movement to beat rare cancers, will bring hundreds of supporters to Times Square on September 19 for the second annual Times Square Takeover, an all-day celebration featuring high-energy stationary...

2014-04-03 12:28:55

Participants in cities across the country rode at the clubs of founding partner, Equinox, to fund research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 17,000 riders raised over $20 million at 2014 Cycle for Survival events across the country in the effort to beat rare cancers. 100 percent of the money raised through the indoor team cycling events will fund rare cancer research and clinical trials at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center,...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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