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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), lung cancer is the leading cause of death and the top cancer killer among men and women in the U.S.
North American Seminars is a national provider of continuing medical education courses for physical and occupational therapists. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) April 30,
The consequences of sun worship command extra attention during Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May, and the latest data show there is much education still to be done. Rolling
SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.
Actress, Comedienne Lisa Ann Walter Hosts LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Associates For Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies, affectionately known
Actress/Comedian Sarah Silverman to Present LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Support Community Benjamin Center (CSC) presents its annual Gilda Award Gala, May 14,
Former American Idol Contestant to Perform at ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walks Across the Nation WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer
Those of us living in northern latitudes know that not getting enough sunlight during winter can have a negative effect on our mood, and now it turns out those grey skies could also mean a higher risk of pancreatic cancer.
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Protocol Amended to Provide Faster Assessment of Survival Outcomes with Reduced Trial Size BOTHELL, Wash.
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...
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.