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2014-04-23 20:23:23

WHIPPANY, N.J. and THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an Amgen subsidiary (Nasdaq: AMGN), today announced that The Lancet published online results from the Phase 3 DECISION trial which demonstrated that NEXAVAR(®) (sorafenib) tablets significantly extended the time patients with locally recurrent or metastatic, progressive, differentiated thyroid carcinoma that is...

2014-04-23 16:29:03

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Bioinformatics in IVD Testing http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/bioinformatics_ivd_testing_1.html Computer diagnostics could offer opportunity for clinical laboratory professionals to add value to clinicians in diagnosing diseases. IT companies in collaboration with test vendors are developing computer software that complements the skills of human test...

2014-04-23 12:30:36

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Human papillomavirus (HPV) Associated Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_discovery/human_papillomavirus_hpv_associated_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2014.html Human papillomavirus (HPV) Associated Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Human papillomavirus (HPV)...

2014-04-23 12:30:30

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: OpportunityAnalyzer: Pancreatic Cancer - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2017 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/opportunityanalyzer_pancreatic_cancer_opportunity_analysis_forecasts_2017.html OpportunityAnalyzer: Pancreatic Cancer - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2017 SummaryWith five-year survival only approximately 5%, pancreatic cancer is characterized...

2014-04-23 12:30:15

DUBLIN, Apr. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9kq6w8/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Gynecological Cancers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Gynecological Cancers market to grow at a CAGR of 12.47 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in prevalence...

2014-04-23 12:27:54

Hundreds of Stationary Cyclists Take the Sport of Indoor Cycling to Southern California's South Bay Shores to Aid Cancer Charities; Olympians Kerri Walsh Jennings, Tony Cruz, Eric Fonoimoana and Other Celebrity Athletes are Scheduled to Ride LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning 2(nd) Annual Tour de Pier pedals its way back to Southern California's beautiful South Bay shores on Sunday, May 18 at the Manhattan Beach Pier from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The...

2014-04-23 08:32:38

A Symposium Luncheon Hosted by Hologic Will Focus on Cutting-Edge Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Technologies BEDFORD, Mass., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, will showcase its comprehensive suite of healthcare solutions for women at the 62(nd)...

2014-04-23 08:32:21

Fort Lauderdale-based event to provide stomach cancer patients and their families unparalleled access to hear from eight world-renowned experts in the field of stomach cancer FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF), a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds for stomach cancer, is proud to host its fourth annual "Stomach Cancer Education Symposium & Webinar." The live event and webinar will be held...

2014-04-22 23:15:39

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, ACCC Meeting Proves There is Strength in Numbers, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, ACCC Meeting Proves There is Strength in Numbers, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Spoden explains when striving for high-quality, patient-centered care in a transforming healthcare environment, it is beneficial to be immersed with others who...

2014-04-22 23:13:18

This new book exposes fraud in the cancer industry while emphasizing the advantages of several natural cancer cures developed by some of the top biochemists of the last century. Obamacare, designed by the Medical Cartel, represents a giant step backwards whereas a new system designed from the ground up is needed to create truly affordable healthcare for all without intrusion and policing by the government. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Raptor Press announces the new release of...


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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