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2014-05-19 10:03:37

University of Miami University of Miami researchers say confidence in stress management techniques improve after 5-week session Can psychological intervention help women adapt to the stresses of breast cancer? It appears that a brief, five-week psychological intervention can have beneficial effects for women who are dealing with the stresses of breast cancer diagnosis and surgery. Intervening during this early period after surgery may reduce women's distress and providing cognitive or...

2014-05-16 16:24:58

Oncotype DX® Prostate Cancer Test Enables More Precise Risk Assessment and Significantly Increases Number of Low-Risk Patients Who Can Confidently Choose Active Surveillance REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) announced today that groundbreaking results from three studies of the Oncotype DX(®) prostate cancer test were published in European Urology. The peer-reviewed publication highlights studies that focus on addressing the need...

2014-05-16 16:24:45

FRISCO, Texas, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seizing on the newest technological breakthrough, Centennial Medical Center now offers 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, to help detect smaller tumors sooner when breast cancer is in its earliest stages. This new 3D technology boasts a 40% increase in the detection of invasive breast cancer. "I am excited about using this innovative technology to gain a better view of dense and fatty tissue so that smaller tumors can be...

2014-05-16 08:25:43

INDIANAPOLIS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indiana University cancer researchers are testing whether therapy incorporating advanced genomic technology will provide better outcomes than current treatments for those with an aggressive form of breast cancer. Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, led by Bryan Schneider, M.D., associate professor of medicine, and Milan Radovich, Ph.D., assistant professor of surgery and of medical and molecular...

2014-05-15 23:10:31

Local affiliate of national health organization continues 16-year tradition of funding programs to help fill gaps in breast health services for underserved populations. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Michigan’s health care landscape has evolved with the launch of the Affordable Care Act and the Healthy Michigan Plan. Throughout these changes, the West Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen remains a trusted funding resource for undeserved individuals. Federal and state-funded...

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...


Word of the Day
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.'