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2013-07-01 23:00:34

The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation welcomes Dr. Aamer Farooq to their team of specialists. Downey, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Committed to providing top notch patient care, Dr. Farooq joins the practice with a firm foundation of research on a wide variety of cancer studies. Having received his medical education at Nishtar Medical College in Multan, Pakistan, Dr. Farooq then completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis,...

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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'