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Lack of Transparency and Adherence to IOM Methodology Standards Renders USPSTF Recommendations "Untrustworthy" WASHINGTON, April 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adoption of draft
Evidence shows that mammography screening is most beneficial for women ages 50 to 74; Women ages 40 to 49 should make an individual decision in partnership with their doctors WASHINGTON, April
Kit will be used in evaluating metabolic and immunotherapeutic solutions to fight cancer BILLERICA, Mass., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
--Data Presented by Donald McDonald, UCSF, at the American Association for Cancer Research Meeting 2015-- SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SillaJen, Inc., a private clinical-stage
PHILADELPHIA, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF), Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA), and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
$20 million project will combine targeted therapies and immunotherapy PHILADELPHIA, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the American Cancer Society
New Groundbreaking Drug Shows Promising Results LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "Everybody is affected by cancer sooner or later," Dr. Dionne says.
- Note: This press release corresponds to abstract 396 PHILADELPHIA, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ibrutinib (IMBRUVICA(®)) data presented yesterday by Pharmacyclics, Inc.
-- Animal model highly representative of late-stage ovarian cancer in women PHILADEPHIA, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- US-Australian drug discovery company, Novogen Ltd, (ASX:NRT;
Diverse pipeline compounds target key cancer pathways INDIANAPOLIS, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will present early stage data from several targeted
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 armed gangster.