Imperial Valley News
Jacksonville, Florida - A marker of immune function that predicts for better outcomes in patients treated with chemotherapy for triple negative breast cancer is also linked to improved prognosis in patients treated with chemotherapy for HER2-positive breast cancer. But that marker - the quantity of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (S-TILs) in a biopsy - appears irrelevant when trastuzumab is used.
San Francisco, California - Self-reported quality of life among patients diagnosed with aggressive lymphoma can predict overall survival and event-free survival, a Mayo Clinic study has found. The results were presented at the 56th American Society of Hematology annual meeting, in San Francisco.
Sacramento, California - Final statewide results certified by California Secretary of State Debra Bowen show the November 4, 2014, General Election brought a record low turnout for a regularly scheduled general election: 42.2 percent of registered voters. By contrast, the last gubernatorial general election in November 2010 drew nearly 60 percent of registered voters.
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), it was announced by Dr. Ron Chapman, CDPH Director and State Health Officer. California, with its more than 38 million residents, is the largest state to have its public health department achieve such an accomplishment.
Seattle, Washington - Amazon announced its best-selling books of 2014, best-selling Kids & Teens books, as well as the Most Gifted and Most Wished For books of the year just in time for last-minute holiday gifting.
The Department of Justice Releases Additional Documents Concerning Collection Activities Authorized by President George W. Bush Shortly After the Attacks of September 11, 2001
Washington, DC - Friday the Department of Justice, in coordination with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and other elements of the Intelligence Community, is releasing six Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (“FISC”) documents related to surveillance activities originally authorized by President George W. Bush shortly after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.