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2014-11-05 08:35:53

Lake Norman clinic will welcome first patients on November 11 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov.

2014-11-05 08:28:25

Dr. Daniel Sliva presents research on benefits offered by prostate dietary supplement SANTA ROSA, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-04 23:11:01

A former indoor tanning enthusiast -- and skin cancer survivor -- tells those at a recent event for the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery that she wants to spread the message that indoor

2014-11-04 23:08:05

Holistic Veterinary Care of Oakland, California Provides Tips for Pet Health Oakland, California (PRWEB) November 04, 2014 The Animal Cancer Foundation

2014-11-04 23:07:13

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2014-11-04 23:04:53

Joanie’s Sisters in Support Soroity to Address Cancer and Spirituality.

2014-11-04 16:27:55

9% Increase in Test Volume; 5% Increase in Total Revenue REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-04 16:25:11

Comprehensive resources for anyone affected by lung cancer, written by leading experts in the field. OREGON CITY, Ore., Nov.

2014-11-04 12:29:26

First major service extension to the company's BRCAvantage(TM) BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation test menu offers screening for five new non-BRCA genes shown to increase risk of inherited breast cancer MADISON,


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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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.