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March Is Colon Cancer Awareness Month.
Doctors say a combination treatment plan including surgery, pleural lavage, radiotherapy and chemotherapy may give pleural mesothelioma patients their best odds for survival. Raleigh,
Herlev University Hospital selects ONCOtopix™ Dx a truly open quantitative digital pathology solution.
Report is part of Loma Linda University Health’s ongoing efforts to share knowledge and have a lasting impact on the health of the world Loma Linda, Calif.
As if dogs weren't great already, now they can pretty accurately detect thyroid cancer in urine.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study
College of American Pathologists provides resources for patients during National Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 8-14) NORTHFIELD, Ill., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When Kimberly
SAN DIEGO, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences and The Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC), the leading consortium for Phase 1/2 and Phase 2 clinical trials in prostate
Joint project will accelerate the constitution of relevant patient cohorts for clinical research ROCKVILLE, Maryland, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TEMIS [http://www.temis.com
....And we’re back with some more obvious science on this fine and glorious Sunday! As always, we’ve got some great (?) studies where a lot of money was spent to find out something that we (most of the time) already knew!
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...
- The governor of a province or people.