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2013-11-08 23:04:39

A new study just published online in The Oncologist shows that outpatients receiving chemotherapy are at high risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE) and of major bleeding complications, especially those with pancreas, stomach and lung cancer. The authors therefore conclude that thromboprophylaxis, or blood thinning treatments, should be considered for such patients, after carefully assessing the risks and benefits of treatment. Durham, NC (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 A large-scale...

2013-05-22 10:45:15

A novel transcriptome-based classification of colon cancer that improves the current disease stratification based on clinicopathological variables and common DNA markers is presented in a study published in PLOS Medicine this week. (A transcriptome is all RNA produced by a population of cells.) Pr. Pierre Laurent-Puig and colleagues from INSERM in Paris, France used genetic information from a French multicenter study supported by the "Ligue contre le cancer" to identify a standard,...

2012-02-11 23:00:00

HensonFuerst Law Firm's case against Duke University over woman's treatment related to flawed cancer research trial and disgraced researcher Anil Potti is featured on CBS' "60 Minutes." Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 11, 2012 Attorney Thomas Henson, of HensonFuerst, P.A., law firm, Raleigh, NC, represents Walter Jacobs, featured in the CBS “60 Minutes” story, “Deception at Duke.” Henson, who appears in the story, is suing Duke University on behalf of Jacobs over the...

2011-01-13 00:00:41

North Carolina patients exposed to dangerous medical conditions after participating in discredited cancer treatments based on flawed research Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 12, 2011 North Carolina law firm HensonFuerst Attorneys is launching an investigation after the latest news reports concerning faulty cancer research conducted by Dr. Anil Potti at Duke University Medical Center. The law firm is actively seeking information from people who underwent breast cancer and lung cancer treatments...

2010-02-10 07:56:40

The biology of lung cancer differs from one patient to the next, depending on age and sex, according to scientists at Duke University Medical Center. The findings, appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association, may help explain why certain groups of patients do better than others, even though they appear to have the same disease. "Our study supports two key findings: First, the biology of lung cancer in women is dramatically different from what we see in men. Women, in...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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