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2014-05-08 16:26:18

American Humane Association's "Canines and Childhood Cancer Study," Sponsored by Zoetis, Examines Promising, Underutilized Weapon in War on Cancer WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We already know that a dog may be man's best friend, but a new scientific study is seeking to prove that a dog can be a child's best friend in times of greatest need. Today, American Humane Association, scientists, researchers, four therapy dog teams, and country star, former nurse and animal lover...

2014-05-06 16:33:11

Hope Summit and New Scientific Grant Applications Kick Off Lung Cancer Hope Month WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's leading lung cancer nonprofit, commemorates May, Lung Cancer Hope Month, as a time to celebrate the hope and promise of science in the ongoing quest for a world where no one dies from lung cancer. LUNGevity Foundation President and CEO Andrea Stern Ferris noted the remarkable progress in lung cancer treatments, growth of lung...

2014-03-26 16:25:02

TORONTO, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The most comprehensive review of the performance of Canada's cancer control systems reveals that some older Canadians with colon, lung or breast cancer are not receiving guideline-recommended radiation and chemotherapy at the same rate as younger patients with these cancers. This age-related disparity may be explained by a number of factors. For example, older people are more likely to have other acute and or chronic health problems, which could...

2014-03-20 23:01:42

Florida Hospital Tampa will feature clinical experts in the field of cancer on Tuesday, March 25th to educate the community on the latest information in cancer prevention, treatment, support and therapy. Tampa, Fl (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa is hosting “A Cancer Symposium” with a focus on the three big c’s- breast, GI, and lung cancers to educate the community on prevention, treatment, support and therapy. This event is free to the public and will take place at...

2014-03-12 23:23:53

Narconon Freedom Center releases new information on colorectal cancer and drug use in observance of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in America and one of the most dangerous as well. Colorectal cancer often affects people over the age of fifty. It can affect people of any race, and whether or not it strikes you has little to do with what demographic you are from. However, early screening and...

2014-02-14 23:02:22

New research report “Breast Cancer: New targeted therapies transform treatment - KOL Insight” worked out by FirstWord is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Currently, hormone, immuno-, chemo- and target therapies are the four main types of cancer therapy, with target therapy sector accounting for the dominant share of the overall cancer therapy market. In spite of the continuous improvements in the cancer diagnosis together with the development...

2014-02-10 08:25:35

WESTLAKE, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomOncology and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) today announced a partnership for the exclusive commercial development of a decision support tool based on My Cancer Genome(TM), an online precision cancer medicine knowledge resource for physicians, patients, caregivers and researchers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/CL58248LOGO ) Through this collaboration, GenomOncology and VICC will enhance My Cancer Genome...

2014-02-03 23:23:54

National Cancer Prevention Day February 4, 2014, is a resolution introduced by Representative Steve Israel. Less Cancer’s efforts to bring attention to Cancer Prevention Day will include prominent speakers and a panel discussion led by Less Cancer board member and author of A World Without Cancer Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., Tuesday, 9:00 a.m., February 4, 2014, The Rayburn Building – Gold Room 45 Independence Ave., Washington, D.C. Washington , DC (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Rep. Steve...

2014-02-03 20:22:40

GENEVA, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New UN Agency report shows cancer is now the world's biggest killer - with the number of cases set to explode in coming years World Cancer Day: On World Cancer Day 2014, a new global cancer report compiled by UN Agency, The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC [http://www.iarc.fr ]) shows:[1] - As a single entity, cancer is the biggest cause of mortality worldwide[2] - there were an...

2014-01-29 23:04:13

The nation's largest cancer treatment network provides state-of-the-art cancer care, education and resources to local communities in Latin America Fort Myers, Fla. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 On World Cancer Day 2014, 21st Century Oncology – the nation’s foremost cancer treatment network and largest radiation therapy provider – is proud to raise awareness for the needs of cancer patients throughout the world. In addition to operating 133 cancer treatment centers in local...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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