Radon gas causes over 21,000 lung cancer deaths annually in the U.S. During National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the American Lung Association encourages Americans to test for this potentially deadly radioactive gas.
Dr. Isaac Eliaz lectured at Medical Week in Germany, which brings together thousands of healthcare professionals and exhibitors from around the world to share the latest information and advancements in the treatment and prevention of disease.
Jody Scheiman currently serves as Senior Vice President of Investments at Stifel, Nicolaus & Company Inc., located in Columbus, OH. Jody Scheiman earned a B.S in Economics from the University of Indiana and completed graduate work in Economics from University of Illinois, Champaign.
In celebration of Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day, the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation will host a Patient Education Event in Houston, TX for patients and caregivers facing carcinoid, pancreatic neuroendocrine, and related neuroendocrine cancers. The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation has also awarded Sunflower Grants to patient support groups across the United States.
News and Reviews: October 17-24 is Radon Action Week. Air Quality Control Agency of Lansing Michigan discusses the issue of "radon resistant new construction" codes. Violations of the code have lead to numerous complaints against builders in recent years. "Many builders simply refuse compliance even with the threat of being de-certified, sued, fined, or de-licensed" states Air Quality Control.
Dr. Isaac Eliaz recently discussed the principles of integrative medicine in oncology and shared the latest research on the role of Modified Citrus Pectin in the treatment of cancer at an international oncology conference in Greece.
For this year's Breast Cancer Awareness month Breastlight, the leading breast screening device for self examination, has teamed up with the Pink Ribbon Foundation to help raise vital funds for the research and treatment of the disease.
The Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation will work alongside The Senator Foundation University Project at Princeton University to hold a bone marrow donor drive in honor of Alan H. Cohen. Cohen passed away from leukemia in 2009, and in honor of his memory, The Senator Foundation continues to host donor drives to find matches for other patients in need of a transplant.
World-renowned integrative medical doctor, Dr. Isaac Eliaz, shared the latest findings in prevention, control and spread of cancer at the annual Cancer Control Society conference this September in Los Angeles.
Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation is holding a donor drive to benefit a toddler from New Jersey during Homecoming at Yeshiva University in New York. The hope is to find the toddler or another patient in need a donor for a bone marrow transplant. Those who are attending are encouraged to register to potentially save a life.