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2014-06-02 23:01:34

New results from the National Health and Wellness Survey show non-adherence is associated with greater work and activity impairment. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Nearly one in four women with breast cancer are non-adherent with their oral endocrine therapies, according to new findings from Kantar Health’s National Health and Wellness Survey (NHWS). The research will be presented today at the 19th Annual International Meeting for ISPOR (International Society for Pharmacoeconomics...

2014-06-02 16:26:24

OAKLAND, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with specific HER2+ breast cancer tumors have a low risk of the cancer recurring five years after diagnosis, even without chemotherapy or treatment with a common antibody, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers reviewed 16,975 cases of breast cancer diagnosed in Kaiser Permanente patients between 2000 and 2006....

2014-06-02 12:28:58

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When a health insurance company denies a claim, most people complain to their friends and family and then accept it, arranging payment methods or even denying themselves a procedure that may save their life. After all, what can one do to fight against the big insurers? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91712 Plenty! When Karen Larson from Golden Valley Minnesota, received the news that her new health insurance did not...

2014-06-02 08:31:43

Results indicate that it's possible for breast cancer patients to receive adequate doses of radiation therapy while undergoing patient-controlled tissue expansion as part of the breast reconstruction process PALO ALTO, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirXpanders Inc., a company developing novel technology for women who require tissue expansion for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy, today reported published results that show that acceptable levels of radiation can be...

2014-06-02 08:30:18

SEATTLE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTY) today announced the presentation of data from a Phase 1 trial of ONT-10, an antigen-specific immunotherapy targeting MUC1, at the American Association of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2014 Annual Meeting in Chicago. The data demonstrated that ONT-10 was well tolerated in this trial, resulted in a humoral immune response in the majority of patients and led to encouraging disease control in advanced stage patients with...

2014-06-01 12:20:16

Diagnostic insights into gene mutations in solid tumor cancers will aid therapy selection and prognosis for patients and advance research NEW YORK and MADISON, N.J., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the world's oldest and largest private cancer center, and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced a joint collaboration that will utilize MSK's clinical and research insights into...

2014-06-01 08:20:43

New Study Shows Oncotype DX® DCIS Score(TM) Changes Treatment Recommendations for One Out of Three DCIS Patients REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced results of six studies being presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology(®) (ASCO(®)) Annual Meeting taking place May 30 - June 3 in Chicago, underscoring the practice-changing value of Oncotype DX(®)( )in pre-invasive and invasive breast cancer and colon...

2014-05-31 08:20:38

Clinical Studies in Gynecologic Cancers Confirm the Unique Clinical Utility of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM) CHICAGO, May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, announced today the presentation of clinical data from studies demonstrating the potential utility of comprehensive molecular profiling in guiding treatment of patients with gynecologic malignancies, including breast cancers and ovarian...

2014-05-30 23:13:37

Applications for the Audrey B. Mastoiannia College Scholarship for Fall 2014 will be accepted up to June 16, 2014. Huntington Park, New York (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The United Breast Cancer Foundation (UBCF), a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit, announces an extension on the deadline to submit an application for Fall 2014 Audrey B. Mastroianni College Scholarships. The deadline has been extended to June 16, 2014. The simple application is available online and must be post-marked by June 16,...

2014-05-30 08:25:19

Validation Data on More Than 300 Patients to be Released at the 2014 American Society of Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guardant Health, a healthcare company focused on the development and commercialization of oncology diagnostic products, announced today that its premier product, Guardant360(TM) is now widely commercially available following recent successful introduction to early access partners....


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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