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2014-04-14 10:51:19

Women with diabetes are 14 per cent less likely to be screened for breast cancer compared to women without diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Women's College Hospital. The study, published today in the journal Diabetic Medicine, is the first to examine the influence of socioeconomic status on the gap in mammogram screening among women with diabetes. "Managing the demands of a chronic condition such as diabetes is...

2014-04-11 11:57:29

Most breast cancers are treated by blocking their addictions, for example depriving estrogen-fueled tumors of estrogen. But what about breast cancers without these hormonal addictions? In so-called "triple negative" tumors the cancer's addiction remains a mystery, making this subtype difficult to treat. However, a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014 showcased a new drug active against...

2014-04-11 08:24:48

DUBLIN, Apr. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kp8jtp/breast_imaging ) has announced the addition of the "Breast Imaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer worldwide and is among the leading causes of cancer-related death in women....

2014-04-10 23:30:52

The Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Miami announces a new advancement in mammography screening. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Miami announces a new advancement in mammography screening, 3D mammography. Detecting cancer in its earliest stages provides the best chance that it can be dealt with most effectively. Until recently, the best way to detect breast cancer was through the use of digital mammography. While digital mammography is still one of...

2014-04-10 23:29:55

Little Company of Mary Hospital honored for providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Evergreen Park, IL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Little Company of Mary Hospital has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American women according to the American Cancer Society, and one in eight women in...

2014-04-10 12:28:21

Revolutionary opto-acoustic technology may help physicians more accurately differentiate benign from cancerous breast masses SAN ANTONIO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seno Medical Instruments, Inc., the company pioneering the development of opto-acoustic technology as a new tool to improve the process of diagnosing breast cancer, announced today that it has received the CE Mark for Imagio(®), a new opto-acoustic imaging system, in Europe. Seno is in the middle of its Pivotal Study...

2014-04-10 08:28:33

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qxfqmk/drug_delivery_in) has announced the addition of a new report "Drug Delivery in Cancer - Technologies, Markets and Companies" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qxfqmk/drug_delivery_in ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Drug delivery remains a challenge in management of cancer. Approximately 12.5...

2014-04-09 08:29:49

SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics based on its PEGylation and advanced polymer conjugation technologies, today announced that preclinical data for NKTR-102 and NKTR-214 were presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) being held in San Diego, California. NKTR-102 Presentation Positive preclinical data was presented for NKTR-102...

2014-04-08 23:33:19

Ohio Valley Medical Center honored for providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Wheeling, WV (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Ohio Valley Medical Center received a Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment in the Ohio Valley. By carrying the Women’s Choice Award seal, OVMC has signified its commitment to a global mission to elevate the patient experience for women and all patients as...

2014-04-08 13:04:46

Trial identifies breast cancer patients likely to benefit from experimental drug In an innovative clinical trial led by UC San Francisco, the experimental drug neratinib along with standard chemotherapy was found to be a beneficial treatment for some women with newly diagnosed, high-risk breast cancer. Additionally, researchers learned that an algorithm used in the adaptive, randomized trial known as I-SPY 2 was highly effective at predicting the success of the treatment regimen in the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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