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April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released a 20 year follow-up study of sleep apnea which reveals that moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is independently associated...

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2014-04-16 12:30:27

PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Duquesne University's newly established biomedical engineering initiative has made an immediate impact, receiving a $1.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute to detect, capture and analyze circulating melanoma cells. BME program Director Dr. John Viator, a specialist in medical lasers, will use this technology to analyze patients' blood samples in hopes of detecting the spread...

2014-04-16 12:30:22

Advanced Tumor Modeling for Evaluation of Cancer Therapy Efficacy at the Cellular Level MENLO PARK, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International has announced the availability of its PDCellX(TM) xenograft tumor model services for testing the activity of potential cancer therapeutics. PDCellX models provide clinically relevant information that allows researchers to evaluate the efficacy of cancer drug candidates in new models that go beyond traditional tumor xenograft...

2014-04-16 12:29:58

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer announces $13 million in funding for partner organisations TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Every person who is living with cancer is unique, and so is that person's cancer journey. The person-centred perspective in cancer care is driven by the needs, values and priorities of the person receiving the care. The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is pleased to announce $13 million in funding to provinces, territories and cancer organizations...

2014-04-16 12:29:44

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, and Silicon Valley Bank, today announced a $7.5 million expansion to an existing $5 million term loan with Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc ("Sorrento"). Proceeds of the loan will be used to advance the development of multiple programs and platforms. "Oxford values the existing relationship it has with...

2014-04-16 08:31:58

SINGAPORE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs Lim was advised to go for a gastroscope due to persistent gastric discomfort. Some abnormal looking lesions were detected during the gastroscope examination. A thin probe was inserted through the gastroscope into Mrs Lim's gastrointestinal tract, molecular information of the abnormal tissues was obtained, a clinical diagnosis was made in real time and the pre-cancerous lesions were removed at the same setting. There were no biopsies, no waiting...

2014-04-16 08:21:43

Ashley Burnette and Kenny Thomas Join Hyundai Hope On Wheels in its 16th Year to Help Raise Awareness for Childhood Cancer NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids fight cancer, today announced that Ashley Burnette and Kenny Thomas are named the 2014-2015 National Youth Ambassadors for the organization. Ashley and Kenny will join Hope On Wheels in its 16(th) year of fighting childhood cancer. More details...

2014-04-16 00:21:02

Second annual gala and auction to benefit foundation and music scholarship programs SANTA ANA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tasos Project for Kids Foundation and Scholarship Program, a nonprofit organization, is hosting its second annual fundraising gala event at the Lyon Air Museum in Santa Ana, Wednesday, June 11, 5:00 - 9:00 PM. The event will celebrate the life of Tasos Tsirtsis, who passed away in January of 2013 after a courageous battle with leukemia, and will raise...

2014-04-15 23:15:47

Takeda pharmaceutical company and marketing partner Eli Lilly have now been ordered by a Federal Court to pay for a Plaintiff's cancer injuries in connection with the drug Actos. A jury rewarded large punitive damages after they were instructed that they could infer that destroyed information implicated the drug Actos with Cancer. Commack, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Since entering the market in 1999, Actos has been Takeda’s most explosive selling drug, hitting global sales of over...

2014-04-15 23:09:00

The cancer information website Cancer Monthly says bladder cancer patients who took Actos should not wait to seek legal advice, despite drug maker’s plans to appeal a federal jury’s ruling. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The makers of the diabetes drug Actos say they will appeal last week’s award of $9 billion in punitive damages to a man who claims that Actos caused his bladder cancer, (1) (Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al, No....

2014-04-15 23:08:27

Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital. The Cardio-Oncology Clinic, located at the Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and...


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British Journal of Cancer
2012-05-28 10:11:32

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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