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Satcoms Fast-Tracking Breast Cancer Detection

Satcoms Fast-Tracking Breast Cancer Detection

ESA Satellites are linking mobile breast cancer screening units directly to hospitals so that radiologists can start their diagnoses earlier. Every day, 180 vans equipped with X-ray machines are deployed across the UK to make it easier for...

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2014-09-18 23:02:53

Joanie's Sisters in Support, sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners, joins women in their battles against breast and ovarian cancers. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Throughout their lives, sisters support each other. They encourage each other, cheer each other on, celebrate their achievements and accomplishments together, and lend helping hands. They share tears and laughter, heartache and joy. Joanie’s Sisters in Support, a support sorority, does all of that and...

2014-09-18 12:29:16

Contract Funds 3D Breast Cancer, 3D Brain Cancer Micro-Tumor Development GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KIYATEC announced today that it has been awarded a $1.975 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II Contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Over the course of the two year award, KIYATEC will expand its 3D breast cancer model to address two...

2014-09-17 20:22:21

2014 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® Celebrates Accomplishments DETROIT, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a result of funds raised in the 2014 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, $896,474 was awarded to three local breast cancer education, screening and treatment programs serving Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. An additional $235,000 went to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Award and Research Grant Program....

2014-09-17 16:27:45

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A long-term retrospective study of breast cancer patients receiving accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) via interstitial brachytherapy suggests that women younger than 50 and those with positive lymph nodes could be suitable to receive the treatment. Current American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) guidelines place these patients in the "unsuitable" category for APBI. In presenting an abstract at the 2014 ASTRO meeting,...

2014-09-17 08:30:32

Proprietary genomic-based VPAC1 cancer biomarker to be co-developed worldwide? PARK CITY, Utah, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NuView Life Sciences, Inc. (NuView) announced entry into an exclusive global licensing and collaboration agreement with Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) to further develop and commercialize NuView's investigative genomic-based diagnostic biomarker to detect cancers of the breast and prostate. The agreement also includes all other future...

2014-09-16 16:29:14

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Brachytherapy in US$ Thousands. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles...

2014-09-15 23:07:35

Cianna Medical, Inc: Studies show benefit of targeted radiation for early-stage breast cancer Aliso Viejo, Calif. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced five-year results for the first 200 hundred patients treated with the SAVI® breast brachytherapy applicator, including excellent local control, low rates of toxicities and excellent cosmetic results. An additional study of nearly 600 patients with over three years of follow-up...

2014-09-12 23:05:04

The inaugural meeting of Joanie's Sisters in Support, a sorority of breast and ovarian cancer survivors, slated for Sept. 17, will feature a tour of the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Joanie’s Sisters in Support, a sorority of cancer survivors, will hold its inaugural meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, 1044 Belmont Ave. The get-to-know-you mixer will feature a tour of...

2014-09-12 12:25:21

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Breast Cancer Screening (Mammography, MRI & Ultrasound) Market & Forecast - Worldwide" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in both the developed and developing world. Worldwide Breast Cancer Screening Market was in double digit Billion US$ for 2013. United States is the leading market for breast...

2014-09-12 08:23:43

Results Suggest that Oncotype DX® Colon Cancer Test May Reduce Medical Costs Associated with Stage II Disease While Increasing Patient Well-being REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced that PharmacoEconomics published positive results from a health economic analysis suggesting that use of the Oncotype® DX colon cancer test may result in a significant reduction in direct medical costs and improve patient quality of...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'