13 hrs ago
WNYC-AM New York
The Leonard Lopate Show-2014-08-27
We'll get the story of a science writer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, who exposed a cover-up involving a potentially promising experimental cancer therapy.
17 hrs ago
Riverview Medical Center Announces Six New Foundation Board Trustees
August 26, 2014 - Thomas J. Gravina, chairman of Riverview Medical Center Foundation, is proud to welcome six new members to the Board of Trustees.
21 hrs ago
NY1 Anchor Roma Torre Taking Leave After Cancer Diagnosis
The New York Daily News reports that NY1 anchor and theater critic Roma Torre has been diagnosed with colon cancer and will be taking a leave of absence from the Time Warner Cable News station.
21 hrs ago
WNYC-AM New York
Why a Potential New Cancer Treatment Was Covered Up
Kanematsu Sugiura, DSc, was studying "Laetrile," a potential new treatment for cancer, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in the 1970s.
Uptown San Diego Examiner
Daily Business Report - Aug. 26, 2014
San Diego was one of the top five metropolitan regions receiving the most life sciences venture capital funding during the second quarter of 2014, according to the MoneyTree report.
PconsFold: improved contact predictions improve protein models
Given sufficiently large protein families, the contact predictions contain sufficient information to predict the structure of many protein families.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Telik Receives $1.5 Million National Cancer Institute Contract to...
The contract is intended to support a major portion of the preclinical work being conducted by MabVax, together with its collaboration partner, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to develop a novel Positron Emission Tomography imaging agent for detection and assessment of pancreatic cancer.
KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Blood drive will be held today in support of 5-year-old Indio girl battling cancer
A La Quinta gym is hosting a blood drive today in support of a 5-year-old Indio girl battling late-stage cancer.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Bennington Banner
Wealthiest (nonprofits) keep getting bigger
Pablo Eisenberg, writing in the Aug. 14 issue of the Chronicle of Philanthropy made a profound statement: "We can soon expect a wave of philanthropic colossi that will allot billions of tax-subsidized dollars each year without the benefit of public discussion, citizen input, or the political process.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Patient perspectives on breast reconstruction following mastectomy
Less than 42 percent of women underwent breast reconstruction following a mastectomy for cancer, and the factors associated with foregoing reconstruction included being black, having a lower education level and being older.
Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study
Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Morcos' residency and fellowship include St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers of New York, internal medicine; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, critical care medicine; SUNY-Health Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.; University of Nebraska Medical Center, cardiovascular disease medicine; and a clinical cardiac electrophysiology ... (more)
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The New York Academy of Medicine
Margaret E. Mahoney Fellows Present Policy-Relevant Research at NYAM
NYAM welcomed its second cohort of Margaret E. Mahoney Fellows to present their summer research projects on August 11, 2014 before an audience of mentors, colleagues, NYAM staff, Fellows, and family.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
PM busy in meetings after his health improves
Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has been busy, holding meetings with different people after his health improved significantly of late.
CBLPath Announces Expansion of Cytopathology Department
Drs. Hani Hojjati, Antonio Macias and Sofia Kazi will join CBLPath's world-class cytopathology department, led by Madeline Vazquez, M.D. CBLPath's cytopathology department is one of the largest programs in the United States for the interpretation of thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsies.
New York Community Rallies Around Little Boy Fighting Neuroblastoma
When Padraig Crowley first started complaining that his stomach hurt late last month, his mom didn't think anything of it.
Company news: Brando Cobanov joined St. Joseph's Pathology
He completed a four-year residency in pathology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, now part of Rutgers University, in N. J. Cobanov then did a one-year fellowship focusing on cancer pathology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, followed by a second fellowship in cytopathology at the University of Pennsylvania in ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Female Childhood Cancer Survivors Often Suffer From Sexual...
Whereas adult cancers tend to be the result of lifestyle and environmental risk factors, childhood cancers are usually caused by DNA changes in cells during the early stages of life, which can sometimes lead to concerns down the road in the child's life.
Curing cancer in the Pacific NW: Fred Hutch researcher brings new insight to brain tumors
Dr. Eric Holland, director of the Alvord Brain Tumor Center at UW Medicine, the director of the Human Biology Division and senior vice president at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research.
Doctor seeks to avoid deposition in copand#8217;s inheritance case
A physician for the late Geraldine Webber, who left most of her disputed $2.7 million estate to police Sgt.