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2014-07-02 12:26:38

Yale University Breast cancer screening costs for Medicare patients skyrocketed between 2001 and 2009, but the increase did not lead to earlier detection of new breast cancer cases, according to a study published by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the July 1 Journal of the National Cancer Institute. While the number of screening mammograms performed among Medicare patients remained stable during the same time period, the study focused on the adoption of newer imaging...

2014-06-30 23:10:00

Entinostat is being investigated in patients with advanced hormone receptor-positive breast cancer by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group in trial E2112. PHILADELPHIA, Pa. and WALTHAM, Mass. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group and Syndax Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today enrollment of the first patient in E2112, a randomized phase III clinical trial of Syndax’s histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor, entinostat, for the treatment of patients with advanced breast...

2014-06-30 08:30:59

WORCESTER, Mass., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great publicity and enthusiastic celebrity support has worked wonders to raise awareness of breast cancer. But while medical professionals struggle to determine what exactly we can do to reduce it - More mammograms or fewer? Aggressive intervention or delayed? - all the attention may be misleading our young women. A recent survey, commissioned by Peter Ventura, a personal injury and medical malpractice attorney in Worcester, MA, found...

2014-06-30 08:30:19

BALTIMORE, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and micro cap sectors, announced today that it has released a new research report on MetaStat, Inc. (OTCQB: MTST). The life sciences company develops and commercializes diagnostic products and novel therapeutics for the early and reliable prediction and treatment of systemic metastasis, the process by which cancer spreads from a primary tumor through the...

2014-06-27 23:08:47

Montclair Breast Center’s own Patient Outcomes Results support study that finds 3D Mammography is more effective in finding breast cancer than 2D mammography. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 3D Mammography (tomosynthesis), a 3-dimensional breast imaging technique, plays a key role in breast cancer detection at the most treatable stages. Dr. Nancy Elliott, a renowned breast surgeon and Founder and Director of Montclair Breast Center, a New Jersey Breast Center of Excellence, says; “Within six...

2014-06-26 08:29:08

Two-stage Financing will Support Expansion of Commercial Rollout of MarginProbe CAESAREA, Israel, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dune Medical Devices, announced today that it has successfully completed the first of a two stage $21 million equity financing. The initial closing was completed for $14 million with a second tranche of $7 million to be completed by October 2014. Following the successful launch of MarginProbe, this financing provides the necessary resources to expand the...

2014-06-26 08:27:43

- Trial will measure investigational compound's efficacy and safety in patients with HER2-negative breast cancer, associated with BRCA 1, BRCA 2 mutations NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced the initiation of a Phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of its investigational compound, veliparib (ABT-888), when added to carboplatin and paclitaxel, two chemotherapeutic medicines, in patients with advanced breast...

2014-06-25 23:14:27

AllMed webinar provides in-depth review of the latest in standard of care for the genetic testing of breast and ovarian cancer. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Advances in genetic testing technology have improved detection rates for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in individuals who are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer, but some mutations are missed with standard genetic testing. During a recent AllMed webinar, Dr. Della Howell, board-certified hematologist-oncologist,...

2014-06-25 23:07:59

The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center Honored for Providing Exceptional Patient Care and Treatment Long Branch, NJ (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center 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...

2014-06-25 16:26:04

DUBLIN, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s3w5dh/breast_imaging) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Breast Imaging (Mammography, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Tomosynthesis, Nuclear Imaging) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report covers the market analysis for various imaging technologies used for breast tissue imaging....


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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