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2014-04-04 23:34:52

Cianna Medical, Inc.: Strut-based breast cancer radiation treatment could expand options for DCIS patients. Aliso Viejo, Calif. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced the results of a retrospective study of breast cancer patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) treated with SAVI® breast brachytherapy. Researchers reported excellent local control, with recurrence rates that appear to be equivalent to those expected for whole...

2014-04-01 23:27:44

Complaint Alleges Defendants Failed to Warn the Decedent that the Use of Morcellator During Her Hysterectomy Could Result in Seeding of Undiagnosed Sarcoma Through the Peritoneal Cavity New York, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The widow of a Pennsylvania woman who died from metastatic myleosarcoma has filed a morcellation cancer lawsuit alleging that her death was the result of uterine morcellation. According to the complaint, the use of a morcellator, a device used to remove tissue during...

2014-04-01 23:23:02

BroadcastMed, Inc. announces the expansion of the BroadcastMed Network’s specialty specific clinical content with the launch of the OBGYN Channel. Farmington, CT (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 BroadcastMed, Inc. announces the expansion of the BroadcastMed Network’s specialty specific clinical content with the launch of the Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) Channel. The channel will offer open access to the latest obstetrics and gynecology procedures from world renowned physicians and...

2014-03-31 08:29:52

Defitelio®? (defibrotide) Launch Announced During the 40th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) 2014 DUBLIN and VILLA GUARDIA, Italy, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) and Gentium S.p.A., a Jazz Pharmaceuticals company, today announced the commencement of the European commercial launch of Defitelio®(?) (defibrotide), the first licensed product for the treatment of severe hepatic veno-occlusive...

2014-03-27 23:25:30

British researchers say cordotomy may be a safe and effective option for patients experiencing severe mesothelioma pain. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 In a study published in BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care and recently posted on the Surviving Mesothelioma website, British researchers say a spinal procedure called cordotomy may relieve the pain of late-stage pleural mesothelioma. Click here to read the study details. Scientists at the North Wales Centre for Primary Care Research...

2014-03-25 16:25:50

OmniGuide Surgical, today announced it has shipped more than 100,000 of its flexible fibers for the treatment of a range of debilitating diseases in areas such as Otolaryngology and Gynecology. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniGuide Surgical, a leading developer of advanced energy surgical products, today announced it has shipped more than 100,000 of its flexible fibers for the treatment of a range of debilitating diseases in areas such as Otolaryngology and...

2014-03-24 04:22:05

AMSTERDAM, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiadis Pharma B.V., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing T-cell immunotherapy treatments for blood cancers, today announces that it will organize a satellite symposium on March 30, 2014 at the 40th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) in Milan, Italy. The satellite symposium hosted by Kiadis Pharma is entitled: "Effective T-cell immunotherapy with ATIR(TM) after...

2014-03-21 23:23:14

Active Thousand Oaks surgeon's influence in the Cancer Support Community has been received and awarded. (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Dr. Mai Brooks is a board-certified general surgeon and surgical oncologist practicing in Thousand Oaks, California. As an active member of the Cancer Support Community Professional Advisory Board, Dr. Brooks presents educational seminars to cancer patients and their families, helps identify speakers for educational workshops and refers patients to the Cancer...

2014-03-06 23:24:30

Cianna Medical, Inc: Results could expand treatment options for more women with early-stage breast cancer. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced favorably low recurrence rates – even for younger women – as part of a retrospective analysis of 673 patients with invasive breast cancer treated with the SAVI® breast brachytherapy applicator. SAVI is a strut-based device that delivers a form of accelerated partial...

2014-03-03 23:22:56

Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute has earned QOPI® (Quality Oncology Practice Initiative) Certification for its commitment to achieving excellence and ongoing quality improvement in its medical oncology, hematology and cell transplant programs. Allegheny is one of just nine cancer centers in Pennsylvania to earn this distinction. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute has earned QOPI® (Quality Oncology Practice Initiative)...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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