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2014-06-16 08:29:32

The Lung-MAP trial uses a multi-drug, targeted screening approach to match patients with promising new cancer treatments based on their unique tumor profiles BETHESDA, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique public-private collaboration among the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, SWOG Cancer Research, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends), the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH), five pharmaceutical companies (Amgen,...

2014-06-11 16:27:29

St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center receives "exceptional" score from National Cancer Institute--highest rating awarded to cancer centers MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center has been renewed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), earning the highest possible score of "exceptional." St. Jude remains the first and only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that is devoted...

2014-06-03 12:15:53

Yale University A multi-center phase I study using an investigational drug for advanced bladder cancer patients who did not respond to other treatments has shown promising results in patients with certain tumor types, researchers report. Yale Cancer Center played a key role in the study, the results of which will be presented Saturday, May 31 at the 2014 annual conference of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago. The trial included 68 people with previously...

2014-04-24 08:34:02

Will oversee Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center's internationally recognized Phase I clinical trials program SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael S. Gordon, MD, one of the greater Phoenix area's leading medical oncologists and cancer researchers, has been named the new Medical Director for the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials program at Scottsdale Healthcare. Dr. Gordon will oversee the center's internationally recognized Phase I clinical...

2013-09-04 23:21:50

Radiation therapy provider partners with Yale School of Medicine's COPPER Center FORT MYERS, Fla. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 21st Century Oncology has partnered with Yale School of Medicine’s Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center and the Department of Therapeutic Radiology to bolster comparative effectiveness research in the radiation oncology community and to address the critical challenges clinicians, policy makers and cancer patients and their...

2013-07-24 23:04:06

This new partnership is expected to substantially strengthen the CHN PPO provider network, which has provided PPO networks for insurance carriers, TPAs, joint insurance funds, counties, municipalities and school boards for close to 25 years. Hamilton, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Consumer Health Network PPO (CHN PPO), a URAC-accredited network of over 125,000 health care providers, today announced that Yale-New Haven Hospital joined the CHN PPO Network. Located in New Haven, Connecticut,...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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