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2013-01-07 14:54:23

Blueprint could help guide treatment for patients who have exhausted all other options Fox Chase Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, is now offering patients with advanced cancer a cutting-edge clinical test that will provide them with a unique blueprint of their cancer genes. The new clinical test, known as CancerCode-45TM, evaluates an individual's tumor for genetic alterations in a select group of 45 genes and gives physicians the...

Public Cancer Screening Rates Decline
2012-12-28 09:29:48

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study from the University of Miami´s Miller School of Medicine has revealed that rates of cancer screenings in the U.S. have decreased over the past ten years. According to the researchers, there is a wide range in the individuals who are choosing not to have preventive cancer screenings done. In particular, there are both white-collar and blue-collar employees who are part of this group who are declining screenings. The...

2012-12-09 05:03:42

With the launch of his new website, PeopleBeatingCancer.org, cancer survivor David Emerson is helping the fight against cancer one post at a time. The new website provides cancer survivors and their caregivers with critical information and a location to discuss living with cancer and various treatments. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 As a cancer survivor,People Beating Cancer(PBC) director David Emerson knows how important it is to be able to find information about cancer...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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