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2015-04-08 04:21:14

OXFORD, England, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ A Phase I/IIa study of IMCgp100: partial and complete durable responses with a novel first-in-class

2015-04-07 23:10:37

Internet users have the opportunity to be a part of history by helping ignite the Largest Cancer Fighting Movement Ever. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 07, 2015

2015-04-07 23:06:56

Topping the list of new sports involved with Play4TheCure in 2015 is the addition of a pilot program with U.S.

2015-04-07 16:28:08

Continuing with the company's culture of corporate social responsibility, NTC will fight against cancer by joining an international movement at a local level when the company participates in Relay

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2015-04-07 16:04:17

Separating circulating cancer cells from blood cells for diagnostic, prognostic and treatment purposes may become much easier using an acoustic separation method and an inexpensive, disposable chip, according to a team of engineers.

2015-04-07 12:32:49

For many, there are reasons to be thankful...

Centrosome
2015-04-07 12:26:19

A newly-discovered process used by the dividing cells in worms to make sure that the processes of gene expression is properly coupled to cell division to ensure that the organism can develop as expected – a finding that could also have implications for cancer research in humans.

2015-04-06 23:05:54

Dr. Joseph Maresca suggests that Dr. Jack Westman's book The Cancer Solution: Taking Charge of Your Life with Cancer should be read by every layperson and physician.

2015-04-06 23:02:50

According to the new report from BCC Research, the global market for “silent” cancers was valued at $8.5 billion in 2013 and $9 billion in 2014.

rna molecule
2015-04-06 10:17:14

Scientists have discovered a small RNA molecule known as miR-182 that can curb cancer-causing genes in mice with a deadly and incurable kind of brain tumor, glioblastoma mulitforme (GBM), according to a new study published in the journal Genes & Development.


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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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Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.