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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,
A new blood test capable of detecting cancer DNA in a patient could allow oncologists to make sure that a treatment is and continues to be effective, without the need for a traditional biopsy or a CT scan, according to new research published in the journal The Lancet Oncology.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Angelina Jolie-Pitt isn't the only one who has taken preventative action that has resulted in a heightened awareness of female cancers.
PROSHRED is teaming up with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) for our 2nd annual "Shred Cancer" event.
Broccoli sprout extract protects against oral cancer in mice and proved tolerable in a small group of healthy human volunteers, the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, partner with UPMC
More women with high-grade serous ovarian cancer could benefit from drug, according to Maurie Markman, M.D. Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 The
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Team-Up to Fund Game-Changing, Ovarian Cancer Research (PRWEB)
Measuring value in cancer care matters, but so does creating a structure that makes sense to stakeholders who use it.
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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