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Apr 26, 2010, 07:30 ET

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research Announces Three New Equity Investments

The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) today announced that OICR has made equity investments in three Ontario technologies to accelerate...

Apr 24, 2009, 09:00 ET

NFGC Conducts Multi-Institutional Research Project in Ovarian Cancer

$500,000 will be invested in the first phase of this personalized medicine initiative The National Functional Genomics Center, funded through an...

Feb 26, 2009, 06:00 ET

Report: Many Cancers Could Be Prevented in US

Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Recommendations for All Levels of Society A new global policy report estimates that approximately 45 percent of...

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...