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Power morcellators have come under scrutiny due to their risk of spreading undetected cancers.
Experienced cancer advocate to lead next chapter of iconic foundation Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 24, 2015 The Board of Directors of the LIVESTRONG Foundation
LONDON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Summary--Vaccines are a class of biologics administered to prevent infectious diseases and reduce mortality and morbidity.
The co-chairs announce the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute Minds Matter 2015 Fundraising Gala for May 1, 2015 CHICAGO, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One day in 2009,
DALLAS, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global Cervical Cancer Screening Market is segmented on the basis of test types, end users and geographies based on test type
300 Students to Receive Mentorships with Scientists from Top Research Institutions and Industry, and Financial Awards to Encourage Careers in Science and Cancer Research over Three Years
$1M+ to help Canadian Cancer Society and Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada improve cancer literacy and education among Inuit TORONTO, March 24, 2015 /CNW/ - In an effort to support increased
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New Mantis Software Update to Enable Automated Interpretation of Cancer Genomes SAN DIEGO, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A major bottleneck for realizing personalized medicine in
BONN, Germany, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Brings Series A total to EUR14.25m to advance RNA-based immunotherapeutics for
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...
- A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).