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WASHINGTON, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, "We are always on the lookout for information that could substantially improve the living conditions for diagnosed
Brochure Helps Alert Consumers to Signs & Symptoms FERNDALE, Mich., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferndale Healthcare(®), Inc., has announced a continuation of its partnership
ALGIERS, Algeria, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), world leader in radiotherapy systems and software for the treatment of cancer, is expanding in North
EWING, N.J., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
KIDLINGTON, England, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Diagnosis and Drug Delivery for diseases like cancer, cardiovascular and genetic ailments have always been a concern.
The use of combination targeted therapies will improve progression-free disease as well as survival rates, finds Frost & Sullivan LONDON, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the availability
2014 Campaign Raised $800,000 For Children Served By The Valerie Fund MAPLEWOOD, N.J., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a very successful 2014 campaign, franchised auto retailers
Katie Couric, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and its Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health, and the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance want
The Stamford, CT-based nonprofit continues its mission to treat and defeat cancer by funding two new oncologists at top research facilities Stamford, CT (PRWEB)
Sentara Cancer Network tests all patients diagnosed
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...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.