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2014-09-12 23:05:44

A top mesothelioma surgeon has released a study that underscores the role that lymph nodes play in survival after radical mesothelioma surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 One of the top practitioners of a radical mesothelioma surgical approach called extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) says lymph nodes appear to play an important role in how long patients survived after the procedure. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted details of the new study. Click here to read the article...

2014-09-12 23:05:39

Princeview Dental (http://www.PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s premier dental clinics, is acknowledging the efforts of the Indian Dental Association’s joint effort with the Indian Cooperative Oncology Network and Bicon Oncotherapeutics to conduct national oral cancer screenings. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Princeview Dental (http://www.PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s premier dental clinics, is acknowledging the efforts of the Indian Dental...

2014-09-12 23:03:57

Focus Camera is proud to announce that it will participate in the the American Childhood Cancer Organization’s campaign “Go Gold for Kids with Cancer” program. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Focus Camera, a leading, nationwide yet family-owned photography equipment retailer, is proud to announce that the company will participate in the American Childhood Cancer Organization’s campaign “Go Gold for Kids with Cancer” program to benefit young people with cancer. The...

2014-09-12 23:00:37

The increasing demand for biopharmaceutical products like vaccines and antibodies coupled with strong pipelines for biopharmaceuticals and increasing healthcare expenditure will drive the demand for cell culture products. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cell-culture-market-media-sera-reagents-559.html (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 The “Cell Culture Market by Equipment (Bioreactor, Incubator, Centrifuge), by Reagent (Media, Sera, Growth Factors, Serum Free Media), by...

2014-09-12 12:25:46

When it comes to bringing the battle to cancer, gamers and video games can give patients a boost. Even Will Ferrell is getting into the act. NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PR Newswire - Remember when you were a kid and your mother told you that video games would rot your brain? Well, now you can finally tell mom she was wrong all this time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145705 It turns out that video games can actually help cancer patients, as well as...

2014-09-12 12:25:41

Doctors from Leading Cancer Center Will Discuss Firsthand Experience with MRIdian's Adaptive and Soft-Tissue Tracking Capabilities CLEVELAND, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay(TM), a privately held medical device company, announced today that it will showcase its MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system, the world's first and only MRI-guided radiation therapy system, at the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) being held September 14-17, 2014 in...

2014-09-12 12:25:21

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Breast Cancer Screening (Mammography, MRI & Ultrasound) Market & Forecast - Worldwide" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in both the developed and developing world. Worldwide Breast Cancer Screening Market was in double digit Billion US$ for 2013. United States is the leading market for breast...

2014-09-12 12:24:57

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September not only marks the end of summer and the start of football season, but is also National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. This month serves as a reminder to be aware of the most common cancer in American men and the second leading cause of cancer death in men next to skin cancer - prostate cancer. Chesapeake Urology Associates reminds all men to take charge of their health....

2014-09-12 08:25:15

Accomplished regulatory leader to advance Epic's circulating tumor cell (CTC) technology for 510(k) and PMA approvals SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences announced today the appointment of Glen Paul Freiberg, RAC as vice president of regulatory affairs and quality assurance. Mr. Freiberg has more than 35 years of FDA-related experience and is recognized as a key leader in successful regulatory and compliance strategies for diagnostic products. Epic's circulating...

2014-09-12 08:25:08

-- Ramucirumab Plus FOLFIRI Improved Survival in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer following Progression on a Bevacizumab-Based Regimen -- INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the RAISE trial, a Phase III study of ramucirumab (CYRAMZA(TM)) in combination with chemotherapy in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), met its primary endpoint of overall survival. The global, randomized, double-blind study compared ramucirumab...


Latest Cancer Reference Libraries

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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'