The Breast Cancer Research Foundation gathered more than 170 scientists from around the world this morning to talk with supporters including Maria Baum of Baum Capital Management and Coco Kopelman, mother-in-law of Drew Barrymore.
Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver announced last year that Warren Kortz, a general surgeon on the medical staff, was the first in the Rocky Mountain region to use a technique known as robotic surgery to remove gall bladders through one incision in the belly button.
They start showing up at the St. John’s Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles at 5 a.m. By the time the doors open at 8 a.m., as many as 60 patients are queued up in a line that stretches down the street.
Muriel Siebert, whose success as one of Wall Street’s early, influential female analysts earned her the contacts and nest egg to become the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, has died. She was 84.
Deaths from cancer have dropped by more than a million in the past two decades, driven by science that opened new ways to prevent, detect and treat the disease, according to a report by researchers. An aging population could change that trend.
Scientists from research and health- care groups including Harvard University and the U.S. National Institutes of Health are trying to create a way to standardize and share genetic information before the DNA-scanning field develops into a balkanized mess.
Adding a white-blood cell boosting treatment from Sanofi to Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.’s melanoma drug Yervoy helped patients with advanced skin cancer live longer and lessened side effects, a study found.
When 173 bankers, traders and analysts convene at Columbia University on July 28 for the fifth annual Wall Street Decathlon, the mostly male participants will be wearing Lululemon Athletica Inc. shirts and shorts.