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2014-03-31 08:30:26

The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation funds major discovery to combat triple negative breast cancer. NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple negative breast cancer is a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer, highly metastatic and causes about 20% of breast cancer incidences worldwide. Unlike estrogen or progesterone cell surface receptor- type breast cancers, isolating an effective receptor for triple negative breast cancer has yet to be found--to develop a blocking...

2014-03-31 08:28:39

Patients in Ontario and Atlantic Canada face significant challenges accessing oral medications due to their age, cancer type and where they live TORONTO, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - The CanCertainty Coalition - an unprecedented unification of more than 30 Canadian patient groups, physicians, and health charities today released a powerful video highlighting the significant challenges cancer patients in Ontario and Atlantic Canada face in accessing oral medications. The video's message...

2014-03-29 23:01:54

A new study finds that a drug that kills bladder cancer cells with light works even better when another compound is added. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 The Chinese developers of a light-based treatment for bladder cancer say the treatment can be improved with the addition of a second drug. Click here to read the findings, which have just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website. Doctors in the Department of Urology at Fudan University in Shanghai have concluded that the...

2014-03-28 23:23:47

Medical animation and illustration firm promotes National Cancer Control Month and health literacy through popular social media channels. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 As medical organizations recognize April 2014 as National Cancer Control Month, Nucleus Medical Media offers free informational medical animations through social media channels to explain and promote health literacy. The World Cancer Research Fund International estimates that, “There were an estimated 14.1 million...

2014-03-28 23:00:12

One woman’s successful fight against breast cancer becomes another person’s reason for hope and inspiration. New York (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 “Are You Kidding Me?” is about being diagnosed with breast cancer and all the wonderful games author Lucy Morrison got to play. It starts out with the mammogram and further testing and continues with surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. She was fortunate to have a less-invasive type of cancer and did not need the kind of chemotherapy that...

2014-03-27 23:24:16

New Technology to Aid Cancer Screening in Women with Dense Breast Tissue Gastonia, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to offer Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS), the only breast cancer screening technology specifically developed and FDA approved for women with dense breast tissue. ABUS helps doctors find cancers hidden in dense breast tissue, which may be missed by mammography. In partnership with Gaston Radiology,...

2014-03-26 23:26:31

A report to the nation’s bladder cancer specialists says more of them should be taking a multidisciplinary approach to treating their patients with bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Researchers say treating the invasive form of bladder cancer with both surgery and chemotherapy can improve survival, especially if chemotherapy is delivered prior to surgery. Click here to see details of the new report, which has just been posted by Cancer Monthly. In a report presented at...

2014-03-26 20:21:47

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7rc6qw/cancer_stem_cell) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Cancer Stem Cell Trends" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7rc6qw/cancer_stem_cell ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report illustrates on the growing market for Cancer Stem Cells (CSCs) in the US...

2014-03-26 16:25:02

TORONTO, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The most comprehensive review of the performance of Canada's cancer control systems reveals that some older Canadians with colon, lung or breast cancer are not receiving guideline-recommended radiation and chemotherapy at the same rate as younger patients with these cancers. This age-related disparity may be explained by a number of factors. For example, older people are more likely to have other acute and or chronic health problems, which could...

2014-03-26 16:11:46

A breast cancer therapy that blocks estrogen synthesis to activate cancer-killing genes sometimes loses its effectiveness because the cancer takes over epigenetic mechanisms, including permanent DNA modifications in the patient's tumor, once again allowing tumor growth, according to an international team headed by the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI). The finding warrants research into adding drugs that could prevent the cancer from hijacking patients' repressive gene...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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