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2014-03-26 23:26:31

A report to the nation’s bladder cancer specialists says more of them should be taking a multidisciplinary approach to treating their patients with bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Researchers say treating the invasive form of bladder cancer with both surgery and chemotherapy can improve survival, especially if chemotherapy is delivered prior to surgery. Click here to see details of the new report, which has just been posted by Cancer Monthly. In a report presented at...

2014-03-26 23:26:22

Los Angeles Gastroenterologist with La Peer Health Systems, Ari Nowain, MD, speaks about the top 5 cancer myths and why they’re incorrect. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Ari Nowain, MD, a gastroenterologist at La Peer Health Center in Beverly Hills, California, took time recently to discuss why some of the most common myths about colon cancer are incorrect. The recently published list of the top 5 colon cancer myths includes the belief that only men are at risk for colon...

2014-03-26 23:03:44

New research report “Cancer Molecular Biomarkers 2014: A Global Market Study” worked out by Biopharm Reports is now available at MarketPublishers.com London, UK (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Tremendous advances in the molecular biology field during the recent decade are boosting the development and introduction of novel nucleic acid diagnostic tests. Furthermore, these advances open nice opportunities for the creation of simpler, faster and more standardized tests, testing platforms as well...

2014-03-26 23:03:41

Doctors and Cancer Organizations Call Cancer Peace Portal ‘Revolutionary’ Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 On March 26th Help4Cancer.net launches a crowd funding campaign to raise awareness and $239,000 for its new Cancer Peace Portal. Cancer Peace Portal is a one of a kind multi-faceted strategy to offer cancer patients and those who support them a central resource for information, hope, peace and better living strategies. Sue Sumpter, Senior Manager of the Leukemia and...

2014-03-26 20:21:47

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7rc6qw/cancer_stem_cell) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Cancer Stem Cell Trends" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7rc6qw/cancer_stem_cell ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report illustrates on the growing market for Cancer Stem Cells (CSCs) in the US...

2014-03-26 16:25:02

TORONTO, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The most comprehensive review of the performance of Canada's cancer control systems reveals that some older Canadians with colon, lung or breast cancer are not receiving guideline-recommended radiation and chemotherapy at the same rate as younger patients with these cancers. This age-related disparity may be explained by a number of factors. For example, older people are more likely to have other acute and or chronic health problems, which could...

2014-03-26 16:24:58

DALLAS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Cancer Test Market & Forecast, Companies Cancer Test Platform, Pipeline Analysis and Clinical Trials - Global" to its store that says Cancer testing has tremendous growth opportunities for the next five years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140326/MN91058) Cancer is the second-leading cause of death and disability in the world, behind only heart disease. More people die from cancer every year...

2014-03-26 16:24:21

NEW YORK, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lenox Hill Hospital today announced that Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will begin cancer treatment this week, under the direction of Peter D. Costantino, MD, executive director of the hospital's New York Head & Neck Institute and a renowned skull-based surgeon. Despite earlier news media reports, the Buffalo Bills legend will not undergo surgery this week. Dr. Costantino said his likely treatment regimen will begin with...

2014-03-26 16:11:46

A breast cancer therapy that blocks estrogen synthesis to activate cancer-killing genes sometimes loses its effectiveness because the cancer takes over epigenetic mechanisms, including permanent DNA modifications in the patient's tumor, once again allowing tumor growth, according to an international team headed by the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI). The finding warrants research into adding drugs that could prevent the cancer from hijacking patients' repressive gene...

Peaches Could Inhibit Breast Cancer Spread
2014-03-26 12:41:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, peach extract could slow down the growth and spread of breast cancer. Scientists working with mice discovered that a mixture of phenolic compounds found in peach extract inhibits breast cancer metastasis. The team said that the compounds could be a new addition to therapies to help reduce the risk of metastasis, which is the primary killer in breast and many...


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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