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2015-03-19 23:05:48

UK scientists say some markers are better than others for predicting mesothelioma prognosis and monitoring treatment response. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 19,

2015-03-19 23:04:49

Prominent academics, leaders of the biopharmaceutical industry and key investors will gather on April 13th and 14th for Cancer Advance Boston, a networking conference of the Boston Biotech Conference

2015-03-19 23:03:27

Collaboration between OncLive® and Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center will publicize leading-edge cancer research and innovative cancer treatment programs. (PRWEB)

2015-03-19 16:30:08

Highly sensitive genomic analysis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells reveals for the first time how the malignant cells evolve to cause relapse MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-03-19 16:29:34

Northwestern Medicine cancer physicians get new three-year QOPI certification CHICAGO, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northwestern

2015-03-19 08:28:22

Proposed Bill Will Correct CMS' Inappropriate Application of the Sequester Cut To Payments for Cancer Drugs WASHINGTON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Community Oncology Alliance

2015-03-19 08:28:07

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging individuals who have been told by a medical doctor they might have mesothelioma to call them immediately

2015-03-19 08:28:01

FIFE, Wash., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "It is with full honor and dignity of our Tribal Council, tribal members, reservation, and ancestors, that I announce the opening of Salish

2015-03-19 08:27:09

NEW YORK and ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lycera Corp., a biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough medicines

2015-03-19 08:27:07

DALLAS, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer cell resistance to chemotherapy is a major cause of death in patients with colorectal cancer.


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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.