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2014-12-15 23:08:01

The Mesothelioma Victims is calling attention to a recent news article about a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma who, in an act of nobility, decided that when he eventually succumbed to the rare

2014-12-15 23:06:05

Scientists at some of the country’s top research facilities have identified four genes where mutations are most likely to occur in people with malignant pleural mesothelioma. (PRWEB)

2014-12-15 23:00:56

UC Davis researchers have uncovered a complex interaction between the proteins Rbm38 and p53 that governs tumor suppression and aging Sacramento, Calif.

2014-12-15 16:24:38

SEOUL, South Korea, December 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from the College of Medicine at the Catholic University of Korea have published newest data on the M2-PK

2014-12-15 12:25:50

Studies show NBI visualizes Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC) lesions in additional 17 percent of patients and 24 percent additional tumors - a turning point for identifying the costly, recurrent

2014-12-15 08:29:27

New report from provincial quality advisor, Health Quality Ontario, recommends expanded access to care for all Ontarians TORONTO, Dec.

2014-12-15 08:28:52

Strategy will enable CTCA to expand its clinical research capabilities while maintaining the highest standard of human subject protection PRINCETON, N.J., Dec.

2014-12-12 23:03:39

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced that Muriel Evans-Buck has joined the organization as its newly appointed Director of Development. Alexandria,


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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.