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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....

2014-05-29 23:16:57

Sunrise Labs is pleased to announce that their client, Gamma Medica’s LumaGEM Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) Solution has been selected as a finalist in the Radiological and Electromechanical Devices Category of the 17th Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards competition. Auburn, NH (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The MDEA Winners will be announced at the 2014 MDEA Ceremony held Wednesday, June 11, 2014 in conjunction with the MD&M East event at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New...

2014-05-29 10:42:58

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Oncologists now have a new understanding of the toxicity levels of specific chemotherapy regimens used for women with early stage breast cancer, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The retrospective study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, used large population-based data to compare the risk of hospitalization for six common chemotherapy regimens. Reasons for hospitalization included...

2014-05-29 08:29:37

New Data Presented at ASCO® Annual Meeting Suggest that Genomic Health's Oncotype DX Test May Help Identify Patients That Have the Greatest Opportunity to Benefit from Extended Hormonal Therapy REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced results of a large, positive study that confirmed that the Oncotype DX® test results for Recurrence Score® and quantitative estrogen-receptor (ER) predict late distant recurrence risk in...

2014-05-28 23:17:53

Montclair Breast Center, Montclair, New Jersey, Disappointed with Media Coverage of Study Cited by the British Medical Journal Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Dr. Nancy Elliott, Founder of Montclair Breast Center, Montclair, NJ commented; “Recent media attention to a deeply flawed study from the British Medical Journal (BMJ) is disappointing. The BMJ article, published on February 11, 2014, is based on the widely discredited Canadian National Breast Screening Study, which used a...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.