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Certain Form Of Baldness At Age 45 Linked To Higher Risk Of

Certain Form Of Baldness At Age 45 Linked To Higher Risk Of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Kate Blackburn, American Society of Clinical Oncology A new, large cohort analysis from the prospective Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial, indicates that men who had moderate baldness affecting both the front...

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2014-09-17 23:15:09

In CHAMPS Oncology's blog post, 2016 Changes Impact Collaborative Staging, Brenda Mileto shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's blog post, 2016 Changes Impact Collaborative Staging, Brenda Mileto shares her thoughts on the topic. The New Year always brings change. For instance, beginning January 1, 2016, Collaborative Staging will no longer be required for cancer registry data. Moving forward the focus will be on the...

2014-09-17 23:12:29

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm supports a rule amendment regarding insurance coverage for people who participated in the 9/11 rescue, recovery and cleanup operations. New York , NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Recent data from the World Trade Center Health Program said there are nearly 3,000 cases of cancer among firefighters police officers, contractors and civilians who worked or lived near the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11,...

2014-09-17 23:08:45

Memorial Sloan Kettering, MD Anderson and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Cited for Exemplary Services DALLAS (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 U.S. News and World Report recently recognized the top hospitals in the country, and three mesothelioma treatment centers made the magazine’s list of best cancer treatment facilities, the mesothelioma law firm Baron and Budd reports. The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Brigham and Women’s...

2014-09-17 23:08:28

According to iData's U.S. new soft tissue market report, approximately 60% of breast cancer patients who opted for breast reconstruction are expected to undergo bilateral reconstructive surgery in 2014. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 According to new a report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. soft tissue reinforcement and regeneration market is expected to exceed $3.7 billion by 2021....

2014-09-17 20:22:13

Oral presentation at American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting describes Decipher's ability to identify high-risk prostate cancer patients that may benefit from radiation therapy after surgery, improving treatment decision-making SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that data featured in an oral presentation at the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) demonstrates convincing evidence of the...

2014-09-17 16:27:04

SAN DIEGO and PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTCQB:AEMD), the pioneer in developing targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious disease, cancer and other life-threatening conditions, and its diagnostic subsidiary, Exosome Sciences, Inc. (ESI), disclosed today that each company will be presenting at the 2014 Exosomes & SingleCell Analysis Summit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130912/LA78266LOGO On September 18(th),...

2014-09-17 12:28:06

Collaboration to feature policy briefings on "Cancer Research in the 21st Century"; speakers for inaugural event include Dr. Francis Collins, Dr. Ronald DePinho, and moderator Susan Page of USA Today WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Health, Medicine, and Society Program and Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) announce a new partnership, which will launch with a series of policy briefings on Cancer Research in the 21(st) Century. The inaugural...

2014-09-17 08:30:32

Proprietary genomic-based VPAC1 cancer biomarker to be co-developed worldwide? PARK CITY, Utah, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NuView Life Sciences, Inc. (NuView) announced entry into an exclusive global licensing and collaboration agreement with Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) to further develop and commercialize NuView's investigative genomic-based diagnostic biomarker to detect cancers of the breast and prostate. The agreement also includes all other future...

2014-09-17 08:29:43

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc., (NASDAQ: TROV) a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that Alberto Bardelli, Ph.D., has joined the Company's Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Bardelli was among the first to identify mutations in the kinase genes that are associated with colorectal cancer and other malignancies. Currently, he is at the Department of Oncology, Torino Medical School, Institute for Cancer Research in Candiolo, Italy....

2014-09-17 08:29:02

JDBCF's 2014 Pink Carpet Gala - October 18, 2014 - supported by funds raised by store employees and President Jennifer Downey CLEVELAND, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for their annual Pink Carpet Gala, the Board of JD Breast Cancer Foundation (JDBCF) applauds Ambiance, The Store for Lovers, for its continued support and noteworthy generosity. JDBCF is looking forward to partnering with Ambiance again for the 2014 Pink Carpet Gala on Saturday, October 18, 2014....


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The British Journal of Cancer (BJC) is a professional medical journal published biweekly by the Nature Publishing Group (a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd.) on behalf of Cancer Research UK. It provides a forum for clinicians and scientists to communicate original research findings that have relevance to understanding the etiology of cancer and to improving patient treatment and survival. Papers are published both in print and online. The journal publishes full research papers and...

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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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2011-02-17 14:56:32

A human papillomavirus (HPV), a member of the papillomavirus family, is capable of infecting humans. HPVs establish productive infections in the skin or mucous membranes. Most of the 200 known types cause no symptoms in most people. Some types can cause warts, while others can lead to cancer. There are more than 30 to 40 types of HPV that are typically transmitted through sexual contact and infect the anogenital region. High risk HPV, can lead to cancer, in fact HPV infection is a cause of...

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2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Cancer Constellation -- The constellation Cancer, the crab, is known in astronomy and astrology as one of the twelve constellations of the zodiac. Cancer is small and dim, and does not resemble a crab. It lies between Gemini to the west and Leo to the east, Lynx to the north and Canis Minor and Hydra to the south. Notable features The brightest star in Cancer is β Cancri, called Al Tarf ("the end" of the crab's leg). Other stars include Acubens (α), and the Aselli (the...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'