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2015-04-09 23:07:13

Portal Delivers Intelligent Search, and Aggregates Content from Diverse Internal and External Repositories McLean, VA, US and Stevenage, UK (PRWEB) April 09,

2015-04-09 23:06:42

A longstanding problem in cancer research is the lack of usable DNA remaining in post-processed tissues.

2015-04-09 23:04:03

A 9/11 hero who worked as a special agent for the ATF has died as a result of cancer he developed following his work at New York City’s Ground Zero following the 2001 Terrorist Attacks.

2015-04-09 23:02:31

2015 fellowship will support critical Ewing Sarcoma research Crofton, Maryland (PRWEB) April 09, 2015 Force 3, The Network Security Company, today announced

2015-04-09 16:30:01

April 17 Head and Neck Cancer Screening; May 9 Health Awareness Day at Wolverine Harley-Davidson DETROIT, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2015-04-09 08:26:38

LONDON, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report on cancer diagnostics analyzes the current as well as future prospects of various facets of the market in detail.

2015-04-09 04:22:56

The opportunity to make progress through a coalition of strategic partners is tempered by increasing incidence and death rates. NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-04-08 23:11:59

A University of Colorado Cancer Center opinion published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine points out that UV tanning meets the same criteria as smoking as a cause of cancer

2015-04-08 23:03:03

The Strategic Alliance brings important cancer news to those committed to fighting this disease. PLAINSBORO, N.J.

fountain of youth
2015-04-08 15:32:23

The Fountain of Youth has been discovered and it's not in Florida as Ponce de Leon claimed. Instead, it was found in the mammary glands of genetically modified mice.


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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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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