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2014-06-20 23:08:57

AccuBoost announces first breast cancer patient treatments at Northern Nevada Radiation Oncology. Tyngsboro, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Advanced Radiation Therapy, creators of the AccuBoost Breast Brachytherapy technology, is pleased to announce that Northern Nevada Radiation Oncology of Reno, Nevada has signed an agreement to offer the AccuBoost Treatment option to their patients undergoing breast conservation therapy(BCT). Treatments utilizing the AccuBoost technique under the direction...

2014-06-20 23:04:37

Based in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is working to submit this idea, the Breast Cancer Apron, to companies for their consideration and possible feedback. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 "After undergoing a mastectomy to treat breast cancer, I realized that I needed bottles in order to capture the drainage," said an inventor from Sumrall, Miss. "The hospital did not provide me with a device to carry the bottles home, so I had to develop my own solution." She created a...

2014-06-19 09:24:56

BMJ-British Medical Journal An accompanying editorial says this study largely confirms what is already known - that the benefits of breast screening "are modest at best" – and calls for women to be given balanced information including the screening harms of overdiagnosis, psychological stress, and high healthcare costs. Randomized trials from the 1970s and 80s suggested that mammography screening prevents deaths from breast cancer. But the methods used by some of these studies have...

2014-06-18 23:06:59

$3 Million NIH Grant to Fund Effort to Rescue Tissue That Would be Destroyed Charlottesville, Va. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The University of Virginia Health System has been awarded more than $3 million from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute to support and expand a critically important program that makes tissue samples available for research on diseases ranging from breast cancer to lung disease. The five-year grant enables UVA to launch a partnership with...

2014-06-17 16:25:41

NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to GLOBOCAN 2012, breast cancer was the second most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in 2012 with 1.7 million new cases, and accounting for nearly 12% of all new cancer cases. Since the 2008 estimates, breast cancer incidence has increased by more than 20% while mortality has increased by 14%. With approximately 522,000 deaths in 2012, breast cancer is now the most common cause of cancer death among women. Furthermore, it is...

2014-06-17 12:25:01

NORWALK, Conn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Cancer Network, a leading online community for oncologists, presents exclusive coverage of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, held May 30-June 3 in Chicago. This year, the ASCO Annual Meeting brought together more than 30,000 oncology professionals from a broad range of specialties to share best practices and the latest research and clinical trial results in oncology. Cancer Network, the...

2014-06-17 08:29:05

Side-By-Side Genomic Analysis of Patients' Tumor and TumorGraft Mouse Avatars Before and After Treatment Also to be Conducted NEW YORK and HACKENSACK, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Champions Oncology (OTC: CSBR), a company engaged in the development of advanced technology solutions and services to personalize the development and use of oncology drugs, today announced the initiation of a clinical trial evaluating the use of Champions...

2014-06-15 08:20:51

LONDON, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Hormone Refractory Breast Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_discovery/hormone_refractory_breast_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2014.htmlHormone Refractory Breast Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Hormone Refractory Breast Cancer Global Clinical Trials...

2014-06-14 23:02:07

Kristine Blanche, founder of the Integrative Healing Centers is looking for funding, not to attempt to cure the disease but to help prevent it all together, she believes that preventative medicine is the key New York, Manhasset (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Learning that you have developed cancer can be one of the most devastating things a human being can learn. One of the most rapid growing forms of the disease occurs in the breasts. This terrible health issue is so prevalent that 12% of women...

2014-06-13 23:07:34

CBCC, The Comprehensive Breast Care Center in Miami, announces a new, more effective way to detect breast cancer. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Breast cancer in its early stages has few symptoms if any at all. For this reason, annual screening mammograms are important for all women, especially those over forty. Mammogram is the most effective way of detecting breast cancer in its early, treatable stages. It provides radiologists with a method to view the internal structure of the breast...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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