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New findings presented at American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting SANTA ROSA, Calif., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The botanical extract
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, cutting edge prostate cancer test is now available in the First Coast that promises to revolutionize the way prostate cancer is diagnosed.
SEATTLE, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's announced today that 20 of 22 patients treated thus far in a clinical trial using genetically reprogrammed T cells to treat relapsed
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Biosciences, Inc. ("Vigilant"), a leading innovator and
BRCA Share(TM) is a novel public-private initiative designed to enhance the clarity and quality of patient testing MADISON, N.J.
800 patient study will assess VolitionRx's proprietary Nucleosomics® platform for non-invasive detection of pre-cancerous colorectal polyps NAMUR, Belgium, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
BOCA RATON, Fla., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America Global® (CTCA) announced that four of its five hospitals were awarded Five-Star quality scores -- the highest
GUILDFORD, United Kingdom, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ANGLE plc (AIM:AGL OTCQX:ANPCY), the specialist medtech company, is delighted to announce that the Medical University of Vienna, one of its
First-of-Its-Kind Liquid Biopsy Study Highlights Improved Quality of Care in 87 Percent of Cases REDWOOD CITY, Calif.
NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chairman of Urology, Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and world renowned robotic prostate cancer surgeon,
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...
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