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2012-07-24 06:27:15

LUNGevity Foundation awards grants to five outstanding young lung cancer researchers for innovative research into early detection and targeted therapeutics WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation announced that it has awarded $500,000 in Career Development Awards for Translational Research to fund the research into early detection and targeted therapeutics for lung cancer of five exceptional young scientists. The current and future work of these talented...

2012-04-24 02:30:40

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The massive concrete and steel foundations are complete, and construction is on schedule for a 2014 opening of the Provision Center for Proton Therapy. It will be the first proton therapy center in the region and serve cancer patients primarily from Tennessee and neighboring Southeastern states, including Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. Elected officials and community leaders gathered...

2012-04-19 14:21:11

OFFERING LIFE SAVING SCANS WITHIN A RESPONSIBLE CONTINUUM OF CARE WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) applauded over 75 medical centers nationwide that have announced they will begin lung screening for those at risk as part of their continuum of multi-disciplinary care for lung cancer. This effort comes on the heels of scientific validation of the mortality benefit of low-dose computed tomography (CT) to detect early lung cancer as...

2011-11-04 10:07:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 4, 2011, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Roh, M.D., an internationally renowned liver cancer surgeon has been named Incoming President of MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando and will take over as President next year. Dr. Roh also serves as the cancer center's Medical and Scientific Director, overseeing all clinical activities within the cancer center and clinical, basic and translational research programs. As President, Dr. Roh will expand on his administrative functions...

2011-10-03 12:42:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting this month, Houston's premiere cupcakery will partner with MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital's Art in Medicine program to raise awareness about childhood cancer. With the help and guidance of Artist in Residence at MD Anderson, Ian Sion, pediatric cancer patients have designed a special label for CRAVE Cupcake delivery boxes that feature the iconic CRAVE mixer. For each Childhood Cancer Awareness box purchased and/or delivered to the...

2011-07-05 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Biopharma, Inc. (OTC/BB: GNBP), a biotechnology company developing targeted cancer therapies, today announced Laszlo Radvanyi, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology Research at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, has joined its Scientific and Medical Advisory Board. MD Anderson is one of the world's premier cancer centers, conducting advanced research and education programs...

2011-06-09 08:04:00

AMSTERDAM and IRVINE, California, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Agendia, a commercial-stage molecular cancer diagnostics company, announces today that it has entered into a research collaboration with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, one of the world's leading cancer centers and whose research program is considered one of the most productive in the world aimed solely at cancer, and the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) with the aim of improving diagnosis and treatment...

2011-05-12 04:00:00

FREMONT, Calif., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Velos, Inc., the trusted leader in clinical trial management systems for large academic medical centers and research institutions of all sizes, today announced an agreement with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The agreement calls for enterprise-wide installation of its flagship product, Velos eResearch. Installation is now underway with plans for production use in 2012. MD Anderson initiates at least 1000 clinical studies...

2011-04-01 00:14:18

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, a client of NavigationArts, a leading web consulting firm, has won the Best in Class Medical Website Award from Interactive Media. NavigationArts executed a comprehensive website redesign for M.D. Anderson to help the preeminent organization better communicate with its core audiences. McLean, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, a client of NavigationArts, a leading web consulting firm, has won the Best in Class Medical Website Award from...

2011-02-03 00:00:43

Anne Peach, vice president of nursing at Orlando Health, and Beth Rudloff, chief operating officer at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, discuss the challenges nurses have in contacting physicians, and why improving clinical communications is key to increasing nurse time at the bedside, nursing satisfaction, and documentation. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 The Joint Commission has cited communication breakdown as the single greatest contributing factor to sentinel events and...