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2014-10-02 23:09:36

Colleen’s Dream Foundation, with the help of the Arizona Valley Toyota Dealers Association of Phoenix, AZ, has made a $10,000 gift to the University of Arizona Cancer Center in an effort to support early ovarian cancer detection research, according to Colleen’s Dream Foundation President Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Colleen’s Dream Foundation with the help of the Arizona Valley Toyota Dealers Association of Phoenix, AZ, has made a $10,000 gift to the...

2014-10-02 23:08:29

In honor of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 In honor of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Healing Curve – a breast cancer charity founded by board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Gary Motykie in 2008 – announces that they are now accepting applications or nominations for cancer patients needing secondary aesthetic breast reconstruction surgery in 2015, with a goal of doubling the number of donated surgeries performed next...

2014-10-02 23:03:30

#TellCancer hashtag lets people send a personal message to cancer Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Allegheny Health Network(AHN) is focusing a new social media effort on building a community of hope for those affected by cancer. Using the hashtag Tell Cancer (#TellCancer), the Network is providing a platform for people to send a personal message to cancer. The messages will be gathered and shared via Allegheny Health’s social media network and website, and they will also be used...

2014-10-02 23:00:46

Charity Ride Raised Funds to Support Cancer Research Goodyear, Ariz (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 GOODYEAR, AZ (October 2, 2014) – On Saturday September 27, 2014 nearly 800 cyclists of all ages and abilities took to the streets to overcome cancer at the second annual Trails 4 Trials Charity Ride (T4T) in Goodyear, Arizona. In the past two years, the event has raised more than $272,000 to help fund innovative cancer research. All donations benefited Gateway for Cancer ResearchSM, a 501(c)(3)...

2014-10-02 12:28:31

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report focuses on the rising potential for the newest and most promising of cancer treatments: cancer immunotherapy. Cancer immunotherapy was once just a dream in the minds of physicians, clinicians and patients, but only recently (2010s era) has it actually been within reasonable reach. Cancer Immunotherapy: immune checkpoint inhibitors, cancer vaccines, and adoptive T-cell therapies covers three principle therapies that have been in the...

2014-10-02 12:26:48

Kids Kicking Cancer Founder Is in Top Ten Winners SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg, affectionately known as Rabbi G., has been chosen by CNN as one of the ten finalists for the Global Hero competition. He was nominated and chosen as one of the 24 Heroes, and selected by CNN as one of the top ten. The general public is invited to vote daily on the website, www.CNNHero.com and whoever receives the most votes wins $125,000 for their charity. "We are...

2014-10-02 08:30:06

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is launching an initiative focused on identifying women who had a what is called a laparoscopic power morecellation treatment done, that ending up causing their uterine cancer to actually spread. For more information, potential victims are urged to contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.Com Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141001/149710 Photo -...

2014-10-02 08:29:37

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For some, getting a mammogram is a routine. For others, maybe not so. But in either case, there's a certain amount of nervousness the patient experiences as she awaits the results. "Most of the time, there's no bad news," says Karen Rizzo, MD, 2015 president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and a practicing physician in Lancaster. "Unfortunately though, some will be told they should have a biopsy, possibly leading to those dreaded...

2014-10-02 08:29:27

Company partners with breast cancer survivor and bestselling author of "The Silver Lining" Hollye Jacobs on new resource for those struggling with the disease NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Allstate Insurance Company today announced it is partnering with bestselling author Hollye Jacobs to provide "The Silver Lining Companion Guide" to any person in the U.S. diagnosed with breast cancer. The guide was specially created...

2014-10-02 08:29:14

Study will assess ability of VolitionRx NuQ® to distinguish between aggressive anaplastic prostate cancer and typical castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) NAMUR, Belgium, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --VolitionRx Limited (OTCQB: VNRX), a life sciences company focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests for different types of cancer, today announced a study collaboration with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology. The study...


Latest Cancer Reference Libraries

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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