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2015-04-23 23:04:22

New market research report “Cancer Growth Inhibitors Market & Clinical Pipeline Analysis” worked out by Kuick Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London,

2015-04-23 23:03:32

Agreement expands content offerings to cancer patients. Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) April 23, 2015 CURE™ magazine, the largest consumer publication in the

2015-04-23 16:30:21

New Coverage Guidelines Put Children & Adults Diagnosed with Cancer at Risk WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Oregon HERC coverage guidance on

2015-04-23 12:30:48

The adoption of Syapse Precision Medicine Platform will help deliver large-scale genomic and clinical data to enhance patient care SEATTLE, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2015-04-22 23:11:51

An anticipated 1,000 health conscience San Diegans will unite on June 13 on the centerfield grass of the San Diego Padres Petco Park to practice yoga and show support of City of Hope, one of the

2015-04-22 23:08:53

Long-term health care practices for childhood cancer survivors are the focus of a new white paper published by The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS), a nonprofit organization helping

2015-04-22 23:07:11

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation is optimistic about the results of the Phase 1b trial of pembrolizumab for PD-L1-positive advanced solid tumors, which were announced at the most recent

2015-04-22 23:04:35

InSilico Medicine, Inc.: Popularized in the movie “The Social Network”, hackathons are marathon coding festivals where software developers and scientists collaborate, usually to solve a business

2015-04-22 16:31:27

Registration is open for Lurie Cancer Center's Cancer Survivors' Celebration Walk & 5K in Grant Park CHICAGO, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This May 31, the


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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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