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2013-04-12 15:28:41

According to comprehensive study being discussed at AAPM meeting Changing the parameters used to deliver radiofrequency (RF) treatment greatly affects the size of the resulting heat lesion, researchers reported today in a study expected to deliver greater precision and more treatment options in interventional pain management. Results were presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. "This is the most comprehensive study of radiofrequency heat lesion...

2013-04-11 10:31:27

Some breast tumor circulating cells in the bloodstream are marked by a constellation of biomarkers that identify them as those destined to seed the brain with a deadly spread of cancer, said researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears online in the journal Science Translational Medicine. "What prompted us to initiate this study was our desire to understand the characteristics of these cells," said Dr. Dario Marchetti, professor of pathology at BCM,...

2013-03-19 23:01:43

PCL Alverno Laboratories Introduces Oncimmune´s EarlyCDT®-Lung, a Blood Test to Aid in Risk Assessment and the Early Detection of Lung Cancer (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 PCL Alverno announced today that it has recently entered into an agreement with Oncimmune® USA LLC to offer EarlyCDT®-Lung to their extensive physician base in the Midwest. EarlyCDT-Lung is an innovative blood test that aids in the risk assessment and the early detection of lung cancer. “Oncimmune is...

2013-03-07 23:00:21

Internationally-renowned swimming champion Paul Hutinger says cancer is no match for him ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 When 88-year-old Masters Hall of Fame swimmer and esteemed coach, Paul Hutinger, Ph.D., was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the nose, the champion took it in “stride.” As an All-American athlete, top exercise physiology researcher, and competitive swimmer, with over 800 top ten achievements and 70 current world records over 72 years, Dr....


Latest Anatomical pathology Reference Libraries

Indian Journal of Dermatology
2012-05-14 15:38:38

The Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology (IJDVL) is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal published bimonthly on behalf of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists. It was established in 1940 and the current editor-in-chief is D.M. Thappa (as of May 2012). The journal reaches more than 6,000 members of the IADVL as well as nearly 200 medical colleges in India. The journal focuses on articles on clinical and experimental...

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2011-02-17 16:45:25

Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV or MCPyV), first discovered in January 2008, is one of seven human tumor viruses. It is suspected to cause most of Merkel cell carcinoma which is a rare, aggressive form of skin cancer. Around 80% of Merkel cell carcinoma tumors are found to be infected with MCV. It is found in respiratory secretions suggesting that it may be transmitted by a respiratory route. Usually the tumors with MCV viruses go through at least two mutations that render the virus...

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