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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...

2014-08-06 23:02:10

Comprehensive study “2014 Market Segmentation Analysis of the Global Cancer Diagnostics Industry: Oncogenes, Biochemical Markers, Lymphokines, GFs, CSFs, Hormones, Immunohistochemical Stains--Hospitals, Commercial Labs, POC Locations” prepared by Venture Planning Group (VPG) is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The market for cancer diagnostics is on the verge of exploding, as the research workers approach key technology advances relating to...

2014-08-06 23:01:20

The Firm is investigating morcellator lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine cancers due to the use of power morcellators in laparoscopic hysterectomy and fibroid removal procedures. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 As morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes a new report which suggests that informed consent should be obtained from patients...

2014-08-06 16:28:56

--Brand Expands New Apparel and Accessories to Successful Pediatric, Breast, and Prostate Cancer Awareness Collections, Aiding in the Fight Against Cancer-- IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASICS America is proud to announce its third year of cancer awareness product collections with the ASICS Accelerate Hope(TM) initiative. Based on the results of two consecutive years of successful cancer cause campaigns, ASICS has amplified the Accelerate Hope(TM) program to include...

2014-08-06 12:28:13

Study Correlates Immune Response with Improved Survival in Prostate Cancer Patients after Receiving the Antigen Express Novel Immunotherapeutic AE37 WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced publication of a follow-up study from a Phase I clinical trial of the immunotherapeutic agent AE37 in patients with prostate cancer. The study demonstrates an association between a specific immune...


Latest Cancer Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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