Latest Cancer Stories
DALLAS and NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
GRENOBLE, France, Nov.
NEW YORK, November 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - PAHO (Pan American Health Organization) Foundation and International Federation of Pharmaceutical
Focus on research and development for small molecule inhibitors of oncogenic K-Ras - the most commonly mutated oncogene in human cancers BOSTON and TOKYO, Nov.
This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center is highlighting drugs that have been approved for the treatment of mesothelioma in the hopes of giving both diagnosed victims and their family members
UC Davis researchers link increased body fat and lethal drug reactions in mice SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Campaign Asks People Nationwide to Help Change Outcomes for People with Lung Cancer WASHINGTON, Nov.
The November 2014 EHE International window in Rockefeller Center will bring public awareness to the need for research funding for two of the world's deadliest cancers. NEW YORK, Nov.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Awareness Month this year is different and may be the most significant in history. By Nov.
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 small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
- The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.