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First Community Bank supports WRHS Foundation in breast cancer awareness | White River Now [Video]

First Community Bank employees came together again this year to benefit White River Health System Foundation’s “Paint the Town Pink” fundraising efforts for breast cancer awareness month.  

This is a cause that is nationally recognized every October, with a goal to raise funds for mammography and build awareness around breast cancer screening and detection.

“We are honored to align ourselves with White River Health System Foundation’s ‘Paint the Town Pink’ efforts and do what we can to make a difference in the lives of members of the communities where we work and live,” said Boris Dover, president and chief operating officer at First Community Bank. “This year our employees raised $3,625, and First Community has matched that amount for a grand total of $7,250 to present to the foundation.”

The First Community Bank “Paint the Town Pink” committee consists of the following employees: Justin Taylor, Carrie Price, Pat Rutherford, Janie …

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Terminal Cancer Patient Wants to Raise the Most Money for Research [Video]

Iain Ward from London is raising money for cancer research while also battling cancer. Doctors discovered his terminal brain cancer after he volunteered for a medical research trial. Now his goal is to raise the most money ever for cancer research. He’s doing this by running marathons worldwide and biking across America. “I kind of see cancer as a blessing,” Iain told Inside Edition Digital’s Andrea Swindall.

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Using machine learning to predict brain tumor progression [Video]

Using machine learning to predict brain tumor progression FAIR-USE COPYRIGHT DISCLAIMER:Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, commenting, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.https://tinyurl.com/TodaySciencology#Science #Technology #Invention #ScienceDailyGlioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is a brain cancer with an average survival rate of only one year. It is difficult to treat due to its extremely dense core, rapid growth, and location in the brain. Estimating these tumours’ diffusivity and proliferation rate is useful for clinicians, but that information is hard to predict for an individual patient quickly and accurately. Researchers at the University of Waterloo and the University of Toronto have partnered with St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto to analyze MRI data from multiple GBM sufferers. They’re using machine learning to fully analyze a patient’s tumour, to better predict cancer...