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2014-05-15 08:31:40

Comprehensive Molecular Profiling Provides Oncologists Treating Patients with Rare, Aggressive or Refractory Cancers with Better Understanding of How to Treat Cancer IRVING, Texas, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, today announced the acceptance of 34 key clinical studies by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for their 50(th) annual meeting to be held May 30 through June 3 in...

2014-05-15 08:31:37

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, today reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010620/ENMDLOGO The Company reported a net loss for the first quarter of 2014 of ($1.5 million), or ($0.05) per share, compared with a net loss of ($1.1 million), or ($0.05) per share,...

2014-05-14 23:16:40

Partnership serves Washington D.C’s medically underserved women. Burtonsville, MD (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 MagView is the leader in mammography information solutions. MagView has engaged with a new non-profit in D.C., Breast Care for Washington, to create a personalized mammography monitoring and tracking system that will enable them to serve thousands of medically underserved women in D.C. BCFW aims at addressing disproportionate breast cancer mortality rates among those who may not have...

2014-05-14 20:23:48

CLEVELAND, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center will present findings from a study that found the presence of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell, ahead of treatment may help predict response to platinum-based chemotherapy in women with triple-negative breast cancer. The data are being presented at the 50(th) American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago....

2014-05-14 16:28:52

This early phase study also evaluated an abemaciclib combination in hormone receptor positive metastatic breast cancer patients INDIANAPOLIS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abemaciclib, an oral drug administered twice daily, currently in development by Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), has shown evidence of single-agent activity in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer in a Phase I study released ahead of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting to...

2014-05-13 23:01:58

Ella Health announces the opening of a center to provide 3D mammograms in a beautiful, relaxing setting that encourages women to get an annual breast cancer screening exam. Langhorne, PA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Ella Health, an innovative women’s wellness center, is bringing a better mammogram to Bucks County. The center provides the most advanced technology, 3D imaging, and is designed to encourage women to get an annual breast cancer screening exam with a beautiful, spa-like setting and...

2014-05-13 16:28:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most important keys to surviving cancer is access to treatment. For many patients, the best hope for a cure means traveling to a treatment facility in another city, sometimes for weeks or months. To help patients overcome the financial and emotional stress associated with traveling for treatment, Extended Stay America - the largest owner operated hotel chain in the U.S. - recently announced an unprecedented multi-year...

2014-05-13 15:39:04

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hebrew University Faculty of Medicine researchers show for the first time that the protein Erbin is an important brake that helps prevent pathological cardiac hypertrophy Research also has implications for the treatment of breast cancer Cardiovascular disease remains the number one cause of death in the Western world, with heart failure representing the fastest-growing subclass over the past decade.  The stage that precedes heart failure in a...

2014-05-09 23:05:43

Part 2 in this Genomic Series will help cancer researchers better understand how genomic data can be used to gain insights into drug resistance, and will focus specifically on resistance and response in a specific subtype of breast cancer. The live broadcast takes place on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 1 p.m. EDT. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Next generation sequencing (NGS) has posed new challenges and opportunities in cancer treatment and drug development. NGS has allowed...

2014-05-09 19:06:35

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Nanoparticles that stagger delivery of 2 drugs knock out aggressive tumors in mice MIT researchers have devised a novel cancer treatment that destroys tumor cells by first disarming their defenses, then hitting them with a lethal dose of DNA damage. In studies with mice, the research team showed that this one-two punch, which relies on a nanoparticle that carries two drugs and releases them at different times, dramatically shrinks lung and breast...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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