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Center Calling Shot To Put An End To Cancer
2012-09-21 18:57:48

Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy made the call to put an American on the moon before the end of the decade, Houston's MD Anderson Cancer Center is making the call to significantly reduce the number of deaths from cancers by the end of the decade.

2012-08-16 00:42:15

The presence of multiple ovarian cancer genomes in an individual patient and the absence or downregulation of the gene LRP1B are associated with the development of chemoresistance in women with the high-grade serous cancer subtype of ovarian cancer whose disease recurs after primary treatment.

2012-07-02 21:38:31

Increasing the number of cups of caffeinated coffee you drink could lower your risk of developing the most common form of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma.

2012-06-19 22:09:06

High levels of ultraviolet radiation at an individual's birth location, sun-sensitive skin type and a history of skin cancer each decreased risk for pancreatic cancer.

2012-06-19 22:07:38

Combining a new targeted therapy with standard chemotherapy may help defeat pancreatic cancer.

2012-06-19 22:06:23

Researchers at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center have not only identified a protein that allows pancreatic cancer cells to resist therapy but also developed a way to block it.

2012-06-19 14:07:28

Researchers have identified a potential new pathway in prostate cancer cells by which cancer-driving gene products can be generated.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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