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2011-12-12 14:00:00

Maryland Half Marathon announces 2012 race date including new programs and Dozer's Dash. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 The fourth annual Maryland Half Marathon to benefit the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center will be held on Sunday, May 6, 2012, in the Howard County community of Maple Lawn. New to the 2012 race is Dozerâs Dash, an eight-mile race-within-a-race named in honor of Dozer the Dog, a Goldendoodle who made national news...

2011-08-02 00:00:31

A targeted and personalized medicine approach to lung cancer. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Andarix Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage company, announces the appointment of leading clinical oncology experts to its clinical advisory board. The Advisors will work with the company to guide development of the company's lead candidate, a novel targeted therapy for lung and other cancers. Newly appointed Advisory board members have broad expertise in clinical research and treatment of...

2011-06-21 13:44:00

KANSAS CITY, Kan., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kansas City's two preeminent cancer care programs, The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Kansas City Cancer Center (KCCC), have completed their merger and are now operating as the area's premier outpatient cancer care organization. The newly merged organization will have 52 medical and radiation oncologists working in 12 locations throughout the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area. The combined organization will be part of The...

2011-06-02 12:39:00

Experimental drug may help reprogram tumor cells to respond to hormone therapy BALTIMORE, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multicenter clinical trial led by a researcher at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center will evaluate a new approach to treat triple-negative breast cancer, an often-aggressive type of cancer that is more common among African-Americans and young women. The study will help researchers determine if an experimental drug,...

2011-03-24 02:00:00

DALLAS, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas) is now home to North Texas' largest outpatient cancer center. The new Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas opens to the public Saturday, March 26. The 467,000 square-foot facility marks a new era in cancer care for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and beyond by offering comprehensive services for cancer patients from initial diagnosis through post-recovery. Baylor Dallas, already...

2010-04-15 17:35:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center will host a hematological malignancies conference for physicians and patients on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24. The event, entitled "Current and Innovative Modalities in the Management of Hematological Malignancies", is part of John Theurer Cancer Center's commitment to provide both healthcare professionals as well as patients with an update on the newest advances in the...

2009-12-18 09:47:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors and researchers from the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center recently presented research updates and clinical trial results of more than 20 innovative studies at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting from December 5-8, 2009. Their research involved some of the most promising cancer-treatment candidates in the pipeline today, including Carfilzomib and Difibrotide; two therapies offering...

2009-11-19 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading patient advocacy organizations announced today that they are teaming up for the first time on an initiative to encourage patients with lung cancer to take charge of their diagnosis and learn about clinical trials, which are an important part of treatment innovation. The Lung Cancer Clinical Trial Call to Action campaign matches lung cancer patients with currently recruiting clinical trials based on their individual situations. The easy-to-use...


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