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BONN, Germany, February 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigontec GmbH, a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing RNA-based immunotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer
LUGANO, Switzerland, February 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On World Cancer Day 2015, ESMO acknowledges patient's right to access treatment and highlights collaborative efforts
GENEVA, Switzerland, February 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On World Cancer Day 2015, general practitioners, physicians and dermatologists in the United States, United Kingdom
Lawyers at the Onder Law Firm have filed a talcum powder lawsuit in Madison County Circuit Court on behalf of a woman who alleges nearly five decades of talcum powder use is linked to her diagnosis
ImmunoDiet treats cancer with nutrition based on genetic data. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 03, 2015 Personal Peptides, a provider of precision medicine
A new study published in The Oncologist details a novel approach to identifying patients with stage II colorectal cancer who are most likely to benefit from additional treatment due to a high
OncLive® and Fox Chase Cancer Center partner to increase awareness of the Center’s cutting-edge work on cancer. Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) February 03, 2015
GENEVA, February 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New data projects that US$18 billion increase in funding per year by the international community could result in a 30% reduction
RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Peritoneal Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2015" to its store. This provides an overview of the Peritoneal Cancer's therapeutic pipeline. DALLAS, Feb.
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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 deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.