Latest rare cancers Stories

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,...

2014-03-27 08:30:07

NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimmia, a line of fashion activewear designed and made in the U.S, is excited to announce an official partnership with the indoor team cycling event, Cycle for Survival. Vimmia's give-back program, named "THE Pledge," marks the brand's commitment to supporting the Cycle for Survival mission of funding clinical trials and research studies for rare cancers, by donating one dollar from every Vimmia bottom purchased....

2014-02-04 12:27:40

Program goal is improved understanding of individual risk for recurrence in patients diagnosed with early stage melanoma FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Biosciences Inc., a leading developer of diagnostic and prognostic tests for rare cancers, today announced the launch of an educational program dedicated to the information needs of Stage I and II skin (cutaneous) melanoma patients and their caregivers. The program kicks off with the launch of an animated...

2008-09-29 12:00:40

Blue Shield of California has named both USC University Hospital and USC/Norris Cancer Hospital as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers, focusing on complex inpatient and surgical care. Blue Distinction(R) is a designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality healthcare. Building on the successful results of earlier programs focused on cardiac care, bariatric surgery and transplants,...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.