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2010-12-14 07:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Derek Raghavan (pronounced ROG-ah-vahn), a world renowned expert on cancer, has been named President of Levine Cancer Institute, which was established by Carolinas HealthCare System this fall with a $20 million grant from the Leon Levine Foundation. For the past six years, Raghavan has been Chairman and Director of the Taussig Cancer Center (pronounced TOSS-ig) at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. Under his leadership, the...

2010-12-02 00:00:49

Only 5% of Eligible Hospitals Achieved this Prestigious National Designation for 2010 Buffalo, NY (Vocus) December 1, 2010 The Leapfrog Group's annual class of Top Hospitals "” 65 from a field of nearly 1,200 "” was announced December 1 in Washington, D.C., and included Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) in Buffalo, NY, for the first time. The announcement came at Leapfrog's 10th anniversary meeting. The Leapfrog Group is a coalition of public and private purchasers of...

2010-11-02 00:00:00

Yeong "Christopher" Choi, PhD, has joined Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) as Director of the newly created Therapeutic Cell Production Facility, a critical component of RPCI's Center for Immunotherapy. The facility is the first of its kind in the Western New York region. Buffalo, NY (Vocus) November 1, 2010 Yeong "Christopher" Choi, PhD, has joined Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) as Director of the newly created Therapeutic Cell Production Facility, a critical component of RPCI's...

2010-05-27 15:00:00

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical robotic training will be taken to the next level with the partnership of Simulated Surgical Systems, LLC (SSS) and five world renowned academic centers. Centers include Albany Medical College, Weill Cornell Medical Center, Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry Ford Health System; University of Medicine & Dentistry at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Independent studies will be conducted...

2010-04-25 09:00:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cleveland BioLabs (CBLI) announces the following Webcast: What: Cleveland Biolabs Investor Update Call When: April 28, 2010 @ 10:00 AM Eastern Where: http://www.investorcalendar.com/ClientPage.asp?ID=157342 Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the address How: above. Contact: Rachel Levine, 646-284-9439, rlevine@cbiolabs.com If you are unable to participate during the...

2010-04-14 08:46:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals (Buffalo, NY) is scheduled to make four presentations at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) that will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC on April 17-21, 2010. The theme of the meeting, "Conquering Cancer through Discovery Research" is expected to recruit more than 20,000 cancer researchers, health professionals, cancer survivors and advocates and...

2010-04-12 05:15:00

Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, co-founder and chair of the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF), heads consortium of investigators across U.S. LOS ANGELES, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aptium Oncology, Inc. today announced the launch of Aptium Oncology Myeloma Consortium (AMyC), a broad-based collaboration that brings together renowned investigators to work with pharmaceutical sponsors to advance clinical and translational research in myeloma and related cancers. Brian G.M. Durie, M.D.,...

2010-03-15 15:29:08

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Mammograms, pap smears and early detection tests for prostate cancer, colorectal cancer and other malignancies are critical for catching cancer before it becomes deadly. However, a new study by University at Buffalo researchers shows that persons of different ethnic groups have different ideas and opinions about whether they are at risk for developing cancer -- perceptions that can influence whether they undergo screening. The study results reveal that blacks feel less at...

2010-01-29 07:30:00

DETROIT, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a 10-month nationwide search, Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. A thoracic oncologist, Dr. Bepler will begin his new position Feb. 1, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) In addition to his chief administrative duties, Dr. Bepler will also serve as principal investigator of Karmanos' National Cancer...

2009-12-09 10:30:00

NCCN updates the NCCN Guidelines for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer to include guidance on maintenance therapy, several new therapeutic recommendations for specific patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, and a revised staging system. FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recently updated the NCCN Guidelines for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) to incorporate a new section about maintenance therapy, a number of new...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.