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2012-01-05 14:42:06

In this small clinical trial, 53 percent of participants who used varenicline (Chantix) for four weeks before trying to quit were still tobacco-free three months later versus 40 percent of those who took varenicline as usually prescribed, for just one week before quitting.

2011-06-25 00:00:30

S. 3988/A. 6233 will ensure that health plans already providing insurance coverage for chemotherapy will provide equal coverage for both IV/injected and oral therapies.

2011-06-23 07:30:00

BARCELONA, Spain, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CureFAKtor Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on the research and development of Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) inhibitors for cancer, today presented pre-clinical research results at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 13th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer in Barcelona, Spain demonstrating that novel FAK inhibitors targeting the binding site of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor...

2010-12-14 07:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

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.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]