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2015-04-22 08:35:22

Comparisons Drawn to Several Industry Icons LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "Everybody is affected by cancer sooner or later," Dr. Dionne says.

2015-04-22 08:35:06

Mechanisms in both prevention and improving treatment outcomes identified DALLAS, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first study of its kind, researchers have demonstrated novel

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MUNDELEIN, Illinois and HAMBURG, Germany, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex Inostics, a subsidiary of Sysmex Corporation, today announced that they have signed an exclusive

2015-04-22 08:34:39

The Chicago Affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is Raising Funds and Awareness for the Fourth Leading Cause of Cancer Death in the United States CHICAGO, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-04-22 08:28:49

Results presented at American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2015, Philadelphia, April 18-22 PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Cancer Research

2015-04-22 08:28:47

Modified Citrus Pectin could help overcome prostate cancer radio-resistance PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel, have

2015-04-22 00:21:20

-- Cantrixil receives Orphan Drug Designation in U.S.

2015-04-21 23:10:23

As nationally recognized leaders in breast reconstruction, PRMA has begun research within various components of breast reconstruction to achieve better results and understandings. San

2015-04-21 23:07:52

Researchers in the UK say a higher number of patients with mesothelioma and other peritoneal malignancies at their hospital has led to significantly better survival rates over time.


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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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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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