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2013-06-28 23:04:20

Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute have begun a phase I clinical research study to assess the safety and efficacy of a novel immunotherapy vaccine as treatment for melanoma. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 A new clinical research study at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) will assess the safety and efficacy of a novel immunotherapy approach to treating advanced melanoma. Developed at RPCI by Roswell Park researchers, the investigational vaccine shows promise for treating...

2013-05-31 23:20:22

Cancer center, biopharmaceutical company partner on preclinical testing of investigational agent that has shown promise against solid tumors, blood cancers. Agent, a PIM inhibitor, targets a class of enzymes that help to regulate cancer cell survival. Buffalo, N.Y. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 A new partnership, first of its kind for both organizations, will see Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and Jasco Pharmaceuticals, LLC collaborating to advance development of an investigational...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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