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2014-10-13 23:02:59

A $5.7 million National Institutes of Health grant will support research by scientists from Rutgers and Roswell Park Cancer Institute on the impact of health factors such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension among African-American women with breast cancer. Buffalo, NY, and New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 A $5.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (R01CA185623) will help investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers School of Public Health...

2014-10-13 23:02:13

The Firm is evaluating legal claims on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Growing concerns that the use of power morcellators (http://www.injurybeacon.com/power-morcellator/) in hysterectomies and other gynecological surgeries might promote the spread of uterine cancer has prompted another U.S. Senator to write federal health regulators, Bernstein Liebhard LLP...

2014-10-13 12:27:14

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (® )(CTCA) will feature multiple presenters at the 11(th) annual International Conference of The Society for Integrative Oncology taking place on October 26-28 in Houston, Texas. CTCA physicians will be making both oral and poster presentations in addition to the Plenary Session that will feature Maurie Markman, MD, President of Medicine and Science and a pre-conference workshop where...

2014-10-13 12:27:05

Contributions to fund new medical research, prevention programs and patient care HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ExxonMobil today announced $18 million in grants to Houston health care facilities to support cancer prevention and cardiovascular research, expand pediatric care for children with autism and enhance pediatric liver disease research and clinical services. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141010/151530 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer...

2014-10-13 12:26:32

Recognizing unique patient needs on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, mbcInfoCenter.com offers important metastatic breast cancer resources in one convenient place WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Understanding the burden of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), and the toll it takes on patients and their loved ones, Eisai Inc. announced today the launch of mbcInfoCenter.com, a new online portal designed to provide important resources that may help women with MBC manage...

2014-10-13 08:27:32

TEL AVIV, Israel, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLight Life Sciences Investments Ltd.(TASE: BOLT)(OTCQX: BLGTY), a firm that invests in, manages and commercializes biomedical innovations in ophthalmology and cancer diagnostics, announced today that Ronen Castro, CEO of its subsidiary IOPtima Ltd., will present at the OIS@AAO (Ophthalmology Innovation Summit @ the American Academy of Ophthalmology) on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 10:55 a.m. at the Palmer House Hilton in...

2014-10-10 23:07:43

The Tutu Project and The Carey Foundation continue their commitment to assist women and men living with breast cancer by supporting two amazing non-profits. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Today the organizations announced that grants were provided to For 3 Sisters and CancerCare®, two organizations with programs dedicated to improving the quality of life of people affected by this disease. “Our business manager, Marcela Shine, told me about For 3 Sisters last year. I knew...

2014-10-10 12:23:06

Championship trophy to appear at Sport Chalet's FIG@7th location in partnership with Hockey Fights Cancer, Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Kings Care Foundation LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the Los Angeles Kings® 2014 Stanley Cup® Championship, Sport Chalet is teaming up with Hockey Fights Cancer(TM), Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and Kings Care Foundation to host the iconic Stanley Cup at Sport Chalet's FIG@7th store located at 735 South Figueroa...

2014-10-09 20:22:06

Barbara Walters Reveals Her Personal Story with Breast Cancer at BCRF Symposium & Luncheon NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), announced its dedication of $58.6 million to breast cancer research today at its annual Symposium & Awards Luncheon. Totaling $47 million, the 2014-2015 annual grants, awarded to more than 220 physicians and scientists on six continents, continue to fuel BCRF's mission of advancing the world's most innovative...

2014-10-09 20:21:49

DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Limb Preservation Foundation has announced the completion of funding for the Ross M. Wilkins, M.D. Limb Preservation University Chair in Musculoskeletal Biology and Oncology at the Colorado State University Flint Animal Cancer Center. AlloSource, one of the nation's largest providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures, and the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts, pledged the lead...


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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