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2014-01-30 23:22:28

This report from BCC Research focuses on circulating tumor cell testing and monitoring methods, and includes an overview on cancer, diagnostic strategies, and treatment technologies. Important trends in the field of cancer research and development are reviewed and sales forecasts by treatment and screening categories are provided from 2013 through 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 According to a new technical market research report Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) Diagnostics:...

2014-01-30 08:30:59

FT. MYERS, Fla., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic and molecular testing services, announced today that it has validated and launched a series of NeoTYPE cancer profiling tests covering 22 different categories of cancer. Each of these tests is designed to investigate the most common and actionable genomic abnormalities reported for that particular tumor. The 22 categories of tumors covered in this series of...

2014-01-29 08:29:12

Studies address technical sensitivity, specificity, pharmacodynamics, heterogeneity and patient selection relevant to prostate cancer patient management SAN DIEGO and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences, in collaboration with the company's academic and pharmaceutical partners including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Institute of Cancer Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, University of Michigan, and Progenics Pharmaceuticals, will present six novel...

2014-01-29 08:29:11

Agreement provides important access point to meet global demand for Epic's technology SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences (Epic) announced today an agreement with Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE: LH) to expedite sample processing for Epic's circulating tumor cell (CTC) technology to support European clinical trials. For Epic's clinical trial partners and customers, LabCorp's Central Laboratory in Mechelen, Belgium is able to quickly...

2014-01-29 08:28:56

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Therapath LLC, the leader in comprehensive diagnostic and consultative neuropathology laboratory services, has signed a national contract with United Healthcare, a division of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), to provide the pathology analysis for these specialty services. Under the agreement, Therapath will work directly with the United Healthcare physician network to handle and process the pathology specimens at a fraction of the cost of...

2014-01-23 23:02:46

Gene Fusion Thought Unique to Cancer Occurs Naturally in Cells, UVA Finds Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 A test used to detect a type of cancer in children may produce false positives because it is based on a faulty assumption, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined. The test works by detecting a gene fusion thought to be unique to a rare form of cancer known as alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, but the new UVA research shows that the fusion...

2014-01-09 08:27:14

New CEO and Members Appointed to Board of Directors SAN DIEGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avelas Biosciences announced today the closing of a $6.85 million tranche of a Series B financing round - bringing the total funds raised since inception to ~$14 million. The funds will be used to support ongoing development of the Avelas Cancer Illuminator (ACI) candidate, AVB-620, through first-in-patient study. The financing was led by founding investor, Avalon Ventures, joined by new...

2014-01-08 23:02:04

The California Thoracic Society (CTS) was very saddened to have learned of the recent events that transpired affecting a northern California child and her family following complications from surgery last month. Her case has drawn national attention and initiated an important dialogue on the issues of brain death and death in general. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The California Thoracic Society (CTS) was very saddened to have learned of the recent events that transpired...

2013-12-23 10:41:03

Researchers at UCLA's Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research have discovered a mechanism by which certain adult stem cells suppress their ability to initiate skin cancer during their dormant phase — an understanding that could be exploited for better cancer-prevention strategies. The study, which was led by UCLA postdoctoral fellow Andrew White and William Lowry, an associate professor of molecular, cell and developmental biology who holds the Maria...

2013-12-15 23:00:15

Fibroids Miracle written by Amanda Leto is the latest book that helps people find out the root cause of their uterine leiomyomas. Sophie Lewis from the site HealthReviewCenter.com performed a detailed Fibroids Miracle review that indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 A uterine fibroid is a leiomyoma that originates from the smooth muscle layer of the uterus. This disease is caused by some factors such as drinking alcohol, having a diet lower in...


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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'