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2014-10-17 16:24:46

SAN DIEGO and HILDEN, Germany, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Translational research in cancer and other diseases will benefit from new capabilities being presented at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting - Volume of 250,000-plus DNA samples linked to Ingenuity(R) Knowledge Base greatly exceeds any comparable database - providing superior depth for genomic analysis - Ingenuity(R) Variant...

2014-10-17 08:25:45

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Every month we get at least a dozen calls from family members wondering if their deceased loved one could have had mesothelioma, and if there could be compensation without an actual diagnosis--the answer is no. If a medical doctor suggests mesothelioma is a possibility for a loved one, please call 866-714-6466 immediately for instructions on what to do to protect possible compensation that includes having...

2014-10-17 00:21:14

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that a draft local coverage determination (LCD) for its Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier has been published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) describing a coverage and payment policy for use of the Decipher test in men who have undergone radical prostatectomy. An LCD is a decision by Medicare contractors to cover an item or service. Decipher is the only genomic test for prostate...

2014-10-16 23:14:18

Helping to increase awareness and save lives, the Women’s OBGYN Medical Group of Santa Rosa reveals what women can do in their own lives to prevent breast cancer. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Breast cancer is among the top two most common cancers in women today, second only to skin cancer. Although the number of new cases has begun to show a slight decrease, about 40,000 women are expected to lose their lives to breast cancer this year alone. Statistics tell us that about 1...

2014-10-16 23:13:11

This state-of-the-art system will enable us to offer cancer patients a fast, effective surgical option without an incision or the need to recover in a hospital setting. South Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Innovative Cancer Institute announced it is the first in the Southeastern United States to install the Edge™ system from Varian Medical Systems, for treating cancer and other conditions with high-precision, non-invasive radiosurgery. “This state-of-the-art system will enable us...

2014-10-16 23:12:49

BioConference Live Online-Only Cancer Research Conference Offers Interaction with Experts, Continuing Education Credits on October 29-30, 2014 Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Interact with leading experts in cancer research, discovery and therapeutics without the hassle and expense of travel. Earn continuing medical education credits from the comfort of a home or office. Join colleagues at a world-class conference without the drawbacks. “Cancer: Research, Discovery and...

2014-10-16 23:03:38

Lawrence Livermore biomedical researcher Mike Malfatti is working with two researchers at the University of California, Davis, Comprehensive Cancer Center to leverage dramatic advances in biological accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) to see how cancer patients respond to the chemotherapeutic drug carboplatin. Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Buoyed by several dramatic advances, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists think they can tackle biological science in a...

2014-10-16 23:01:39

Prediagnosis diet quality was associated with mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer, according to a new study published October 16 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The influence of diet, a modifiable lifestyle factor and potential prognostic factor, on survival after an ovarian cancer diagnosis is unclear. To evaluate diet quality and the overall influence of diet on ovarian cancer survival,...

2014-10-16 08:30:40

Combines NGS and FISH Testing for Comprehensive Cancer Profiling FT. MYERS, Fla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, announced today the addition of a new comprehensive solid tumor profiling test designed for clinical discovery and to support clinical trials. The test utilizes next generation sequencing ("NGS") to analyze variants in the coding sequence of 315 genes and uses conventional...

2014-10-16 04:21:05

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in eight women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer but countless others are affected. Chiron Publications is pleased to announce the release Breast Cancer: A Soul Journey written by a breast cancer survivor. Patricia Greer, MA, PhD is a psychotherapist and Jungian analyst whose own journey with cancer began 26 years ago. Breast Cancer: A Soul Journey, speaks to the sisterhood of women that breast cancer creates--and to all...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.