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2014-05-23 08:24:33

Hundreds of patients and families gain in-depth gastric cancer insights from top oncology and health care experts FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of oncologists and health care experts from leading institutions across the U.S. joined Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) in hosting its 4(th) annual Stomach Cancer Education Symposium. The Symposium, supported by Lilly Oncology, convened at 9:00 AM on April 26, 2014. Patients, families, caregivers,...

2014-05-20 20:22:18

The popularity of weight loss solutions like lap band and sleeve gastrectomy has led many people to rely on the expertise of Dr. Feiz to explain their differences LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As obesity has become an increasingly serious issue in recent years, many people have come to call on lap band surgeon Michael Feiz, MD, FACS for bariatric procedures. Yet, upon their initial consultation at Dr. Feiz and Associates, some are surprised to find Dr. Feiz recommend sleeve...

2014-05-15 08:33:14

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) hosted its fifth annual "Dream Makers Gala" on Saturday, April 26(th) at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. With more than 515 people in attendance, the event raised over $300,000 to fund research and benefit stomach cancer patients around the world. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/87616 Photo -...

2014-05-14 16:29:17

DecisionDx-Melanoma identifies patients with negative sentinel lymph node biopsies who are at high risk of metastasis FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Biosciences Inc. announced today that abstracts reporting additional clinical validation data for two of its molecular tests -- one focused on melanoma and the other on esophageal adenocarcinoma -- will be presented at the 50(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, May 30-June 3,...

2014-05-09 16:24:43

Dr. Michael Feiz helps obese men and women take control of their eating and their lives with the latest in weight loss surgery LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A weight loss surgery testimonial offered by a grateful patient of Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is often highly emotional, and for good reason. As devastating as obesity-related health issues and social isolation can be, unsuccessful dieters often wind up feeling that they are simply unable to control their eating....

2014-05-06 08:34:50

Enables physicians to pursue more effective treatment plans for patients who are chemoradiation resistant CHICAGO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Biosciences Inc. announced that data from two clinical validation studies of its DecisionDx-EC multi-biomarker test were reviewed in an oral presentation at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW) Annual Meeting. The data show that the test accurately predicts response to pre-surgical chemoradiation therapy (CTRT) in patients with esophageal...

2014-04-25 08:27:46

Event proceeds benefit the organization and its goal to raise awareness and advance funding for stomach cancer. FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF), a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds for stomach cancer, is excited to host its fifth annual Dream Makers Gala. The event will take place on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa beginning at 7...

2014-04-24 23:12:36

Of 11 research presentations Miraca will present at DDW, seven examine the role of ethnicity in pathology diagnosis, and two were honored for Platform Presentation. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, will highlight ethnicity trends in pathology diagnoses in its presentation of research at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2014, considered the largest and most prestigious meeting in the world for GI...

2014-04-23 08:32:21

Fort Lauderdale-based event to provide stomach cancer patients and their families unparalleled access to hear from eight world-renowned experts in the field of stomach cancer FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF), a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds for stomach cancer, is proud to host its fourth annual "Stomach Cancer Education Symposium & Webinar." The live event and webinar will be held...

2014-04-21 20:21:44

INDIANAPOLIS, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CYRAMZA(TM) (ramucirumab) as a single-agent treatment for patients with advanced or metastatic gastric cancer or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma with disease progression on or after prior fluoropyrimidine- or platinum-containing chemotherapy. With this approval, CYRAMZA becomes the first FDA-approved treatment for patients...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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