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Contribution to support care for survivors and help develop targeted treatments to improve likelihood of survival CARMEL, Ind., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HOPE, in partnership with
Virginia Cancer Specialists Joins Caris Centers of Excellence for Precision Medicine Network to Help Develop Guidelines and Standards of Care for Tumor Profiling IRVING, Texas, May
At the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, "Why" is in Our DNA TORONTO, May 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The question 'why?' inspires discovery, innovation, and is central to research.
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Results Lead To Crucial Decision from Federal Agency BALTIMORE, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a result of research performed by scientists at the University of Maryland School
Would Become First EMA-approved Therapy for Patients in Europe SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc.
Baylor Research Institute, TGen extend collaboration to give patients greater access to liquid biopsies, gene sequencing, personalized vaccines and one-of-a-kind clinical trials DALLAS,
The Jordan Valley Cancer Center, opening in 2016, will offer comprehensive cancer services for inpatient and outpatient care in a new state-of-the-art facility West
The Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research has selected the 2015 recipients for the Kimmel Scholar Program.
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...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).