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The Deerfield Valley News
Dover School welcomes two new teachers
As classes commenced this week at Dover School, an influx of 10 new students joined the school's population, continuing the school's climb in registration from 83 students to 108 within the past five years.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Better education on breast reconstruction may be needed after cancer
When it comes to deciding to have breast reconstruction after surgery for breast cancer, most women are generally satisfied with the decision-making process, a new study suggests.
The wealthiest non-profits get bigger
"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.
New York Post
Roma Torre doing well after colon cancer surgery
Down but not out, NY1 anchor Roma Torre put on a brave face Thursday after undergoing surgery to remove a malignant tumor at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
NCCN to Host 9th Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies(tm) in New York, NY
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network A will host its 9th Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies a at the New York Marriott Marquis, in New York, NY, September 19 - 20, 2014.
RECOVERY: Five-year-old cancer patient is brave beyond her years
Go gold in September to show your support for children battling cancer. Join the national G9 campaign for National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
New York Daily News
'Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering': Movie review
'Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan Kettering' documents an alleged coverup at one of the country's most prestigious cancer hospitals.
Telik Reports Progress Toward Multiple Early Stage Milestones in the...
Telik, Inc. , a clinical stage oncology drug development company that merged with MabVax Therapeutics, Inc. on July 8, 2014, announced today it has made significant progress related to the development of its lead antibody program designated 5B1.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.