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2014-07-23 12:32:39

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., one of the world's preeminent breast cancer experts will join The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center this fall. Jordan is considered the "Father of Tamoxifen," the groundbreaking therapeutic drug that has saved countless lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129913 As a professor in Breast Medical Oncology and Molecular and Cellular Oncology, Jordan will focus on the new biology of...

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,...

2014-05-16 08:25:35

BEIJING, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" or the "Company") (NYSE: CCM), a leading specialty hospital management solution provider and operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced it has engaged The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ("MD Anderson") as a consultant for its cancer hospital projects under planning in Shanghai and Beijing. According to the...

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 -...

2014-03-27 16:25:04

HOUSTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Susan Poorman Blackie Ovarian Cancer Foundation awarded its first research gift of $125,000 to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Funds will support MD Anderson Cancer Center's Ovarian Moon Shots program, evaluating genetic markers to identify the most effective therapeutic approaches for women with ovarian cancer. A portion of the gift will also be used to help fund innovative research on early detection of...

2014-03-17 08:29:07

HOUSTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, will collaborate through MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program to develop therapies that unleash patients' immune systems to attack their cancers. "Our collaboration with MedImmune, a leader in the field of immunotherapy, will draw on the strengths of both institutions to push ahead for more effective...

2014-03-13 23:28:48

Hospital’s new tower included expansion of pneumatic tube system. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Pevco, a U.S. manufacturer of pneumatic tube systems for hospitals, is pleased to announce that one of its customers has been awarded the 2014 Vista Award for Best New Hospital Construction by the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). The customer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, was recognized for its Alkek Tower expansion. The project was...

2014-01-13 16:26:29

GILBERT, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Comprehensive Breast Program was recently granted a full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).This program is administered by the American College of Surgeons and the accreditation is for three years. Accreditation was granted to Banner MD Anderson's Comprehensive Breast Program for its commitment to providing the highest level of quality for breast care....

2013-10-20 23:02:31

Colleen's Dream Foundation supports ovarian cancer research led by Niki M. Zacharias Millward, Ph.D. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 In its ongoing effort to support ovarian cancer research, Colleen’s Dream Foundation has gifted $10,000 to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for cutting edge ovarian cancer research according to Colleen’s Dream Foundation President Billy Cundiff. "MD Anderson is at the forefront of cancer research and attracts some of the...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.