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2014-08-26 23:09:41

The Circuelle Foundation wants women to know the importance of breast self-exams. Sarasota, Fla. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Circuelle™ Foundation announces a partnership with Wine Women & Shoes® to support women’s health and the charitable organizations Wine Women & Shoes help nationwide. The two companies have similar missions for women and giving back to community organizations. “Supporting these charitable events is a natural fit for Circuelle,” Melissa...

2014-08-26 08:30:08

Vendors focus on multi-modality equipment that improves the efficiency, specificity and sensitivity of breast cancer screening LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National population-based screening programs for asymptomatic women aged 40 and above have been established in many European countries for early detection of breast cancer. With every passing year, this population cohort is expanding, spurring breast cancer screening rates and fuelling the need for breast imaging systems....

2014-08-26 08:27:07

Volpara Solutions is the only company with a dose measurement tool specifically for breast imaging MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the breast imaging solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Volpara Solutions with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. Volpara Solutions offers an innovative range of volumetric breast imaging solutions for the early detection of breast cancer. Over...

2014-08-21 23:03:30

Dr. Mary Hayes, Director of Women's Imaging, Memorial Healthcare System, has co-authored largest study to date on 3D mammography. Results show it detects more invasive cancers while reducing unnecessary recalls. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The results of a large, retrospectives study which are being published today in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) show that 3D mammography—also called tomosynthesis—finds significantly more invasive cancers and...

2014-08-21 16:24:50

ENSPIRIT Trial to Continue as Planned Following Completion of the First of Two Interim Futility Analyses BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today that the Phase 3 ENSPIRIT trial, evaluating custirsen in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), is continuing as planned per the recommendation of the Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) based upon completion of the...

2014-08-20 23:05:08

Musselman’s Growing A Healthy Family Sweepstakes Features A Grand Prize and Weekly Gift Card Winners. For Every Product Sold With “Pink-Ribbon” Packaging, Musselman’s Makes A Donation To The National Breast Cancer Foundation. Peach Glen, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 In honor of families everywhere, Musselman’s Apple Sauce announces the launch of Musselman’s Growing A Healthy Family Sweepstakes, a campaign to help families make healthy choices and enjoy time together in a...

2014-08-19 16:29:12

GILBERT, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A cutting-edge research study at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is testing the safety and effectiveness of a new investigational drug that, when combined with chemotherapy, may make a major difference in treating breast cancer in patients who carry harmful mutations on either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. The Brocade Study will enroll patients with hereditary breast cancer that is metastatic, meaning it has spread to other parts of the...

2014-08-18 23:05:58

The global breast imaging market has been broadly classified into ionizing and non-ionizing technologies - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/breast-imaging-technologies-market-897.html. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The report “Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Analog Mammography, Digital Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Positron Emission Mammography, PET/CT, MBI, Breast MRI, Ultrasound, Optical Imaging, Whole Breast Ultrasound, Breast Thermography) - Global Forecasts to 2019”...

2014-08-15 23:06:41

AccuBoost Announces First Breast Cancer Patient Treatments at the Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, IL Tyngsboro, MA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Advanced Radiation Therapy, creators of the AccuBoost Breast Brachytherapy technology, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with the Midwestern Regional Medical Center of Zion, IL to offer the AccuBoost treatment option to their patients undergoing breast conservation therapy (BCT). Treatments utilizing the AccuBoost...

NSAIDs may slow breast cancer recurrence
2014-08-15 04:51:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin or ibuprofen could significantly lower breast cancer recurrence rates in overweight or obese women, according to new research appearing in Friday’s edition of the journal Cancer Research. In the study, Dr. Andrew Brenner of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CRTC) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and his colleagues found that women...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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