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OXFORD, England, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunocore Limited, a world-leading biotechnology company developing novel biological drugs to treat cancer and other diseases,
Attorneys handling power morcellator lawsuit claims alleging the spread of undetected cancer for the Onder Law Firm provide an update on a morcellator lawsuit they filed in U.S.
A newly published study finds significant differences in mesothelioma outcomes in cancer centers that see fewer cases. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 15, 2015
Two innovative medical technology companies, InSilico Medicine, Inc.
After almost five months of chemotherapy and radiation, the news was not good for Ken Cooper.
Barriers to quality treatment and follow-up care may contribute to poorer outcomes for young thyroid cancer patients of low socioeconomic status Fremont, California
Dentists can identify early signs of oral cancer (PRWEB) April 15, 2015 As part of Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April, the
Focused interdisciplinary plans of care address holistic needs of cancer patients specific to pain management plus issues derived from varied treatments LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2015
Study in Science Translational Medicine Confirms that Many Genetic Alterations Identified by Tumor-Only Sequencing are 'False Positives' BALTIMORE, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Researchers at MIT have found success by combining two branches of the immune system to work fighting cancer.
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...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.