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Aflac Joins Cook Children's Medical Center in Honoring Champions of a Great Cause FORT WORTH, Texas, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac,
Award recognizes cancer programs that achieve excellence in providing highest quality care to cancer patients ARLINGTON, Va., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia Hospital
--Phase 3 Trial to Begin Enrolling Patients Later This Year-- SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SillaJen, Inc., a private clinical-stage biotherapeutics company focused
Elected Officials, Prostate Cancer Experts, Advocates, Celtics Legend Cedric Maxwell Come Together for Prostate Cancer Awareness Day BOSTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
LONDON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SummaryGBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, ''Breast Cancer Therapeutics in Major
Supported by Charitable Donation from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Campaign Reinforces Need for Patient Empowerment and Raises Awareness That Options Are Available LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK,
BOSTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AbVitro Inc., a therapeutic and target discovery company announced that it will be presenting data on the Identification of Novel Pancreatic Cancer-Specific
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 Î² Cancri, called Al Tarf ("the end" of the crab's leg). Other stars include Acubens (Î±), and the Aselli (the...
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.