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2008-09-17 15:00:36

European medical scientists have determined a new form of chemotherapy extends the life of patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer.

2008-09-17 12:00:11

Chinese medical scientists say the drug gefitinib (Iressa) should be considered the first-line therapy for non-smoking Asian patients with lung cancer.

2008-09-16 12:00:50

Pfizer has announced updated safety and efficacy results from a Phase II, randomized, non-comparative study surrounding its investigational compound, CP-751,871, in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

2008-08-30 09:00:21

By Anonymous Listed below are questions based on articles that appeared in last month's edition of the ARCHIVES. Registered continuing medical education participants should answer these questions either online or use the August 2008 answer sheet. 1.

2008-08-30 09:00:20

By Gologan, Adrian Acquafondata, Marie; Dhir, Rajiv; Sepulveda, Antonia R Context.-Polymeric immunoglobulin receptor (PIgR) expression has been found in gastric mucosa and gastric cancers, but it is not known whether PIgR expression is related to background intestinal metaplasia nor the patterns of PIgR expression in tumors arising in the distal esophagus and gastroesophageal (GE) junction.

2008-07-21 06:00:17

U.S. and Canadian researchers have taken steps toward developing a gene test to determine whether a patient's lung cancer is especially aggressive or whether radical treatment can be avoided.

2008-07-20 03:00:15

By El-Abd, E El-Tahan, R; Fahmy, L; Zaki, S; Faid, W; Sobhi, A; Kandil, K; El-Kwisky, F ABSTRACT This study investigates the possible prognostic role of serum metastasin messenger RNA (mRNA) in breast carcinoma as a non- invasive screening tool, and determines metastasin mRNA in the serum of breast cancer patients with high sensitivity (85%) and specificity (100%).

2008-07-18 09:01:12

BioNumerik Pharmaceuticals has announced that patients with adenocarcinoma participating in a Phase II clinical trial of Tavocept showed a survival increase of approximately 198 days.

2008-07-16 03:00:17

By Butnor, Kelly J * Context.-Given the magnitude of the therapeutic and prognostic implications, it is critical that pathologists diagnose lung cancer accurately. This can sometimes be a formidable challenge, as a number of benign entities mimic lung carcinoma and vice versa.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.