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2010-06-04 07:30:00

DUBLIN, Ohio, and SEATTLE, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health and the University of Washington (UW) today announced an innovative public-private collaboration designed to advance the use of molecular imaging in clinical investigations and trials. Molecular imaging is one of the most promising areas of development in biotechnology, where specialized radiopharmaceuticals, or Positron Emission Tomography (PET) "imaging agents," are injected into the body to detect and trace...

2010-06-01 15:29:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients in Asheville and surrounding communities will continue receiving integrated cancer care at Cancer Centers of North Carolina-Asheville (CCNC-A) as a result of a favorable ruling from the North Carolina Court of Appeals.

2010-05-26 12:11:00

SEATTLE, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The family of Frederick S. Kullman, a Bellingham resident who passed away after a battle with leukemia, has donated a rich collection of 20th century photographs to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

2010-05-03 16:06:00

SEATTLE, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health has awarded $10.24 million to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to lead a five-year study that aims to understand and prevent breast cancer disparities in Hispanic women.

2010-03-03 11:00:00

SEATTLE and BOZEMAN, Mont., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Bozeman Deaconess Hospital in Bozeman, Montana, has joined the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Network to become the ninth Northwest community healthcare facility to enter into an affiliation agreement with the SCCA.

2010-01-05 09:00:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following final regulatory review, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, a 281-bed full-service acute care hospital, has joined the UW Medicine Health System, effective January 1.

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.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.