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2015-05-13 08:34:50

Volume of Data Provides Thorough Picture of the Current State of the Disease PRINCETON, New Jersey, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Melanoma Awareness

2015-05-13 08:34:02

Company Is Focused on U.S.

2015-05-13 08:32:45

Children's Hospital of Orange County Designated a Caris Center of Excellence and Dr.

2015-05-12 23:10:40

The CareTouch in the Community team will participate in the June 7 run/walk and cancer survivor’s celebration to benefit the Lutheran Medical Center Foundation. Denver,

2015-05-12 23:06:32

A team of researchers in New York say surgery is the only treatment that appears to improve mesothelioma survival independent of other prognostic factors. Raleigh,

2015-05-12 23:01:54

New minimally invasive technology may help patients with lung cancer get earlier diagnoses and those with benign lesions avoid unnecessary invasive procedures. Wesley

2015-05-12 23:01:47

VisitandCare.com partnered medical provider, Centre Médical Ibn Khaldoun, is committed to providing streamlined, unified treatment to fight cancer and maintain one’s quality of life.

2015-05-12 16:30:56

Ten Champions Will Join Cancer Survivor Joan Lunden at the Overall Finish of the 10th Edition of the Amgen Tour of California THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen

2015-05-12 12:32:11

MISSION, Kan., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) With the return of warmer weather and longer days, it's good to remember that temperatures aren't the only thing on the rise.

2015-05-12 12:31:17

ISFIYA, Israel, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Check-Cap Ltd.


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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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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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