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2014-07-09 08:27:56

- Awareness campaign aims to break world record for largest display of origami boats to show widespread support for GIST community WHIPPANY, N.J. and WAYNE, N.J., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To raise awareness about gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), the Life Raft Group, a leading GIST advocacy organization, designates Sunday, July 13, 2014 as worldwide GIST Awareness Day, through a presenting sponsorship from Bayer HealthCare. At the center of the awareness activities is a global...

2014-07-03 23:01:46

The Firm is evaluating hysterectomy cancer lawsuits on behalf of women who experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma or other cancers, allegedly due to the use of a power morcellator in laparoscopic hysterectomy and fibroid removal procedures. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 A petition to ban a surgical device named in several morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) is nearing 11,000 signatures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a posting on...

2014-07-02 12:29:02

NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that another hospital system is taking steps to mitigate risks associated with uterine morcellation in light of concerns that such procedures can promote the spread and upstaging of undetected cancers, including uterine sarcoma. According to a report published by The Pittsburgh Business Times on June 19(th), the...

2014-07-02 08:26:23

KANSAS CITY, Kan., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for cats, dogs and other companion animals, today announced that it has filed for a product license from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for AT-014, a novel her2/neu-directed cancer immunotherapy licensed exclusively from Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADXS) for the...

2014-06-27 23:02:29

The Firm is investigating morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcomas and other cancers due to the use of power morcellators in gynecological surgeries. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 As it continues its investigation of hysterectomy cancer lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine cancers due to power morcellators, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that...

2014-06-20 23:01:24

The Firm is investigating morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As the Firm continues to investigate power morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) , Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new report detailing a containment bag technique that could mitigate the cancer risks associated with uterine...

New Type of Cancer Discovered By Mayo Clinic Researchers
2014-06-12 08:26:35

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers from Mayo Clinic have recently discovered a new type of cancer. When two perfectly harmless genes, PAX3 and MAML3, abnormally combine during recurring chromosomal mismatch, they can turn dangerous. As the two genes combine, they become a chimera, which is a gene that is made up of half of each. This unique phenomenon causes cancerous biphenotypic sinonasal sarcoma. The tumor usually forms in the nose and continues to...

2014-06-09 08:29:12

Data Presented from Company's Pain, Cancer Immunotherapy, and Inappetence Programs KANSAS CITY, Kan., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for cats, dogs and other companion animals, today announced findings from the company's ongoing safety and clinical programs, which were presented at the 2014 American College of Veterinary...

2014-06-04 23:16:19

Author Chris Lancashire reveals the harrowing and yet greatly remarkable journey of her son. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 No parent should outlive their child. The pain of loss and grief is too much to comprehend when one loses a loved one. However, it is even more painful when it is one’s child who departs from this world. Author Chris Lancashire bares her heart and soul in this moving book that chronicles her son’s courageous fight against bone cancer with her new...

2014-06-04 23:15:45

Alonso Krangle LLP Notes That Johnson & Johnson Did Not Heed a 2006 Warning That Power Morcellators Could Spread Uterine Cancer During Surgery. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Alonso Krangle LLP has learned that Johnson & Johnson was warned by a pathologist in 2006 that its power morcellators presented a risk of spreading cancer when used during surgery to remove a woman’s uterus or uterine fibroids. Dr. Robert Lamparter’s warning was similar to a safety advisory issued in...


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2011-02-17 15:06:48

Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) one of seven currently known human cancer virus, is also the eighth human herpesvirus. Kaposi's sarcoma, caused by the virus, is common in AIDS patients, primary effusion lymphoma, and some types of multicentric Castelman's disease. Moritz Kaposi discovered the blood vessel tumor, in 1872, which would eventually be names Kaposi's sarcoma. It was originally though that KS was of Jewish and Mediterranean origins until it was found to be common...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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