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2014-04-02 08:32:13

Autologous Cells Modified with Licensed T Cell Receptor (TCR) IP from University of Pennsylvania Studied for Safety, Bioactivity, and Effectiveness to Treat Multiple Myeloma BOTHELL, Wash., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues, today announced that Oxford, UK...

2014-04-01 23:32:32

On Sunday, April 6, performing art students in Interlochen, MI will present a collection of music, acting, poetry and dance to benefit the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. Interlochen, MI (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Organizers of “I Perform For,” a free cancer benefit concert, announced today they will be presenting their third annual concert this Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 7:30 pm EST. Performing arts enthusiasts can view the invite-only performance online via a live broadcast...

2014-04-01 23:32:07

The Testicular Cancer Society, in concert with April’s Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, is launching a free self testicular exam program. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Mike Craycraft, survivor and founder of the Testicular Cancer Society, explains that his organization seeks to increase early detection of testicular cancer via this program. If caught early, testicular cancer is almost 100% treatable but these odds decline as men are diagnosed in later stages. “We are...

2014-04-01 23:30:30

MRHFM comments on new study showing associations between all levels of asbestos exposure and mesothelioma, lung cancer and laryngeal cancer. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 When asbestos fibers are breathed in, they may get trapped in the lungs where they may remain for a long period of time. A recent study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) in January 2014, reported that even small amounts of asbestos can remain in the body and cause a number...

2014-04-01 23:27:44

Complaint Alleges Defendants Failed to Warn the Decedent that the Use of Morcellator During Her Hysterectomy Could Result in Seeding of Undiagnosed Sarcoma Through the Peritoneal Cavity New York, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The widow of a Pennsylvania woman who died from metastatic myleosarcoma has filed a morcellation cancer lawsuit alleging that her death was the result of uterine morcellation. According to the complaint, the use of a morcellator, a device used to remove tissue during...

2014-04-01 23:27:02

Payman Khorrami, MD, a gastroenterologist in Beverly Hills discusses the importance of Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Every March healthcare professionals around the country recognize Colon Cancer Awareness Month, a time dedicated to spreading information about the importance of colon cancer screening. Payman Khorrami, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles sees patients at the Colonoscopy Center of...

2014-04-01 23:26:52

Italian researchers say a drug used to treat breast cancer appears to shrink mesothelioma tumors, too. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The breast cancer drug Aromasin may offer a new way to treat malignant pleural mesothelioma, according to research conducted at Italy. Click here to read details of the new study, available now on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Cancer researchers with Regina Elena National Cancer Institute in Rome have concluded that the drug Aromasin...

2014-04-01 23:25:57

Taking a multivitamin does not reduce the chance of heart disease or mental decline, but it does reduce the risk of being diagnosed with cancer or developing cataracts. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Half of American men take a daily multivitamin in hopes of protecting themselves from heart disease, cancer, and other problems caused by missing nutrients in their diets. Even though the best studies to date have failed to support this widespread health practice, some Harvard experts...

2014-04-01 23:00:05

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Cervical Cancer Test Market & Patients – Pap Smear, HPV DNA, VIA – Test & Patients – Worldwide” to its store. Purchase a copy of this report at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=162886 Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of this market and likely future evolution over the next 5 years. This report provides a complete analysis of top 20...

2014-04-01 20:21:49

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pttfr4/cancer_gene) has announced the addition of the "Cancer Gene Therapy Market Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pttfr4/cancer_gene ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The gene therapy market has undergone series of transformation from the initial days of research to current clinical...


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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