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2014-08-07 20:23:48

Billy Baldwin, Harry Hamlin, Lisa Rinna Among Celebrity Navigators TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's 2nd Annual Boat Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup raised more than $800,000 last month in support of the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) - Canada's largest and most sophisticated centre for pediatric cancer research, treatment and care, announced Rally Chairman Bobby Genovese. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/134200 "As event chair for the...

2014-08-07 16:29:51

By the National Cancer Institute BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the African-American community, the vast network of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) located around the country are treasured institutions. They are time-honored pathways to education for many African American high school graduates and even today continue to serve as beacons of higher education hope for many young African Americans....

2014-08-07 16:28:49

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, today reported its financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120620/LA28014LOGO "Trovagene is continuing to demonstrate the benefits of our precision cancer monitoring platform and is progressing toward our commercial roll-out later this year," said Antonius Schuh, Ph.D., chief executive officer of...

2014-08-07 16:28:34

17% Increase in Test Volume, 11% Increase in Total Revenue and 29% Increase in International Product Revenue Compared to Prior Year REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today reported financial results and business progress for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Product revenue was $70.5 million in the second quarter of 2014, compared with $63.7 million for the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 11 percent. There was no contract revenue in...

2014-08-07 16:28:19

Conference call to be held on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today provided a summary of clinical developments and announced second quarter 2014 financial results. Clinical Developments and Anticipated Milestones -- Apatorsen -- The OncoGenex apatorsen development program includes seven Phase 2 trials in four tumor types,...

2014-08-07 15:33:13

Canadian Medical Association Journal Obstructive sleep apnea and the prevalence and incidence of cancer Obstructive sleep apnea, in which people stop breathing for short periods while sleeping, affects about 5% of Canadian adults aged 45 years or older and can negatively affect health. More than 1 in 5 adult Canadians have risk factors for sleep apnea such as being overweight, being male and having diabetes, chronic nasal congestion or other health conditions. Studies have...

2014-08-07 12:28:56

ReportsnReports.com offer Global & USA Cancer Biomarker Market to 2018 (Identification, Technologies, Market Analysis, Competitor Profiles, Companion Diagnostic Co-Development, Business Strategies, Industry Trends, and Pipeline Analysis) in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global & USA Cancer Biomarker Market to 2018 (Identification, Technologies, Market Analysis, Competitor Profiles, Companion Diagnostic Co-development, Business Strategies, Industry Trends, and...

2014-08-07 04:21:52

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTBC Bank (USA) and its parent company CTBC Financial Holdings have donated $200,000 as a global partner to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, which kicks off its new annual Championship for Cancer Research fundraiser. The event, which is part of a golf and gala campaign, will be held at Promontory's Jack Nicklaus-Designed Painted Valley Course in Park City, Utah on August 12 and will benefit cancer research at Huntsman Cancer...

2014-08-06 23:07:01

UK researchers say it may be time to “re-evaluate” the reliance on CT scans to determine which suspected pleural cancer patients should get biopsies. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Scientists at two tertiary referral centers are suggesting that CT scans may not be accurate enough as a means of deciding whether to perform a surgical biopsy in patients with a suspected pleural cancer like mesothelioma. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s newly-posted article on the study....

2014-08-06 23:04:38

Published in Cancer, the Journal of the American Cancer Society: Research Holds Promise for Disease Management, Risk Assessment for Patients with GERD, Barrett’s Esophagus, Dysplasia and Esophageal Cancer PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 A research team led by Allegheny Health Network surgical oncologist Blair Jobe, MD, has developed and validated a four-protein serum biomarker panel that holds significant promise for early detection of esophageal cancer, a relatively rare but...


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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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