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OXFORD, England, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunocore Limited, a world-leading biotechnology company developing novel biological drugs to treat cancer, viral infections
The Claudia Cohen Research Foundation and the Foundation for Women’s Cancer announce today that Dr. Beth Y.
Research Presented at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology 2015 Annual Meeting Suggest Treatment Options Based on Biomarker Profile May Result in Improved Outcomes IRVING, Texas, March
Research Provides Potential Implications for Immunotherapy in Treatment of Gynecologic Cancers IRVING, Texas, March 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences® today announced the
Will it be possible in the future to diagnose cancer without the need for a biopsy?
Heartwood Center for Body Mind Spirit will host a fundraiser and dance performance entitled “Happiness Is…” by Reveries In Motion in the recently renovated Skylight Room to benefit its affiliate
Only the top 15% of cancer care programs surveyed received the award for 2014. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) March 27, 2015 Mercy Health Youngstown, formerly
Focused on Extending the Human Lifespan, the bioinformatics company is one of 12 rising star technology companies recognized as the most promising GPU-fueled Startup San
The staff at Long Island, New York-Area Wellness Center has completed training to provide safe and effective services for cancer patients and survivors.
A landmark DNA study in Iceland has resulted in an unprecedented look at an entire country’s genetic makeup, discovering several previously unknown mutations that could cause a vast array of different health problems, but regulations prevent some of that data from being used.
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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