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Feb 26, 2009, 06:00 ET

Landmark Policy Report: Many Cancers Could Be Prevented Across the Globe

Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Recommendations for All Levels of Society WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - A new global policy report...

Feb 26, 2009, 06:00 ET

Landmark Policy Report: Many Cancers Could Be Prevented Across the Globe

Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Recommendations for All Levels of Society A new global policy report estimates that approximately 37 percent of...

Feb 23, 2009, 11:00 ET

International Panel of Experts Gather for Roundtable Consensus Regarding Multiple Myeloma Related Disease

On Wednesday, February 25, 2009, the Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research (IMBCR) will host a roundtable discussion bringing leading...

Feb 10, 2009, 08:00 ET

Researchers Identify Novel Mechanism That Make Cancer Tumors Grow

Scientists at the Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research (IMBCR) have uncovered a new pathway that could explain how blood vessels form...

Feb 06, 2009, 12:11 ET

Institute of Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research in Los Angeles Proudly Announces That Ethan Horwitz, Esq of King & Spalding Law Firm has Joined its Board of Directors

Established in 2004, the Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research (IMBCR) is the only non-profit, independent cancer research institute...

Jan 26, 2009, 11:00 ET

1.2 Million Dollars Recently Awarded to Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research

FJC, a foundation of philanthropic donor-advised funds and the Myeloma Research Foundation are the latest major donors to the "Cure Myeloma...

Nov 06, 2008, 09:30 ET

Scientists Debate Dietary Supplements and Cancer Risk at AICR Conference

Today, at the annual research conference of the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), a panel of leading scientists discussed the state of...

Aug 07, 2008, 01:00 ET

Statement from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) Clarifying Processed Meat-Cancer Link

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute for Cancer Research finds itself and its landmark expert report, Food,...

Jun 23, 2008, 01:00 ET

Experts Fact-Check 'McDonald's Diet' Story

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) weighed in today on a...

Oct 31, 2007, 01:00 ET

Landmark Report: Excess Body Fat Causes Cancer

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The evidence that excess body fat increases the risk of developing cancer is much stronger now...

Jun 04, 2007, 01:00 ET

Revlimid Data Presented at ASCO Demonstrates Impressive Survival Benefit and Stands to Change the Way Physicians Treat Multiple Myeloma

TAMPA, Fla., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from a Phase III study by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG 4A03) were presented...

May 22, 2007, 01:00 ET

Moffitt Receives $20.4 Million Gift From Philanthropist Donald A. Adam to Establish Comprehensive Melanoma Research Center

TAMPA, Fla., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Philanthropist Donald A. Adam will donate $20.4 million for the development of a Comprehensive Melanoma...

May 17, 2007, 01:00 ET

Study Continues to Show Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndromes Treated With Revlimid are Living Longer and Remaining Transfusion Independent

TAMPA, Fla., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- New updated results from a pivotal Phase II trial evaluating Revlimid in patients with an incurable blood...

Apr 26, 2007, 01:00 ET

Revolutionary Surgical Procedure Results in No Scars, Minimal Pain

STRASBOURG, France, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 2, 2007, at the University Hospital of Strasbourg in France, Professor Jacques...

Dec 18, 2006, 00:00 ET

Moffitt Announces New Research Initiative and Collaboration With Merck -- Video Available

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute announced today that it will partner with Merck &...

Dec 11, 2006, 00:00 ET

After Two Years, Study Continues to Show Patients Treated With Revlimid(R) Are Living Longer and Remaining Transfusion Independent

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Alan List, from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, presented the final...

Nov 14, 2006, 00:00 ET

Ludwig Fund Gives $120 Million for Cancer Research

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A foundation created by American billionaire, Daniel K. Ludwig, will this year give six leading US...

Oct 05, 2006, 01:00 ET

Moffitt Research on Myelodysplastic Syndromes Appears in New England Journal of Medicine

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute announced publication of the final results from a...

Sep 27, 2006, 01:00 ET

AICR Welcomes ACS Cancer Prevention Guidelines

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), the charity that focuses exclusively...

Jul 21, 2006, 01:00 ET

Research on Cancer Survivorship Urgently Needed

WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Ritva Butrum, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor to the American Institute for...