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2011-07-26 00:00:29

Local and National Cancer Organizations unite in Third Annual Be Bold, Be Bald! Fundraiser. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 What began with an idea and an inspiration, Be Bold, Be Bald! has become a national event which joins together all cancer charities for one day.

2011-07-22 15:14:00

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center ranks among the top five American hospitals, according to a U.S. News & World Report survey that reviewed patient-outcomes data, reputation among physicians and other care-related factors.

2011-07-22 08:31:00

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center ranks among the top five American hospitals, according to a U.S. News & World Report survey that reviewed patient-outcomes data, reputation among physicians and other care-related factors.

2011-07-12 12:56:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a study released this week by UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, the overwhelming majority of patients with high-grade non-muscle invasive bladder cancer do not receive the recommended treatment and surveillance, leaving them at higher risk for bladder cancer recurrence, progression, and death. The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), the first national organization dedicated to advancing bladder cancer research...

2011-07-11 20:27:35

A study at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center found that nearly all patients with high-grade, non-invasive bladder cancer are not receiving the guideline-recommended care that would best protect them from recurrence, a finding that researchers characterized as alarming.

2011-07-11 20:26:26

new study has found that almost all patients with high-grade noninvasive bladder cancer do not receive complete care as recommended by current guidelines.

2011-06-14 23:22:26

Cancer is crafty. When one avenue driving its growth is blocked by drugs targeting that path, the malignancy often creates a detour, finding an alternative route to get around the roadblock.

2011-05-31 15:05:53

Women with ovarian cancer could be helped by a new test that identifies the specific type of tumour they have, a conference will hear this week.

2011-05-05 07:29:31

Scientists at UCLA may have added a new weapon to the arsenal in the fight against lung cancer: the human immune system.

2011-05-04 13:05:53

UCLA scientists have discovered a way to wake up the immune system to fight cancer by delivering an immune system-stimulating protein in a nanoscale container called a vault directly into lung cancer tumors, harnessing the body's natural defenses to fight disease growth.


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