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2014-09-25 23:00:59

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced that on September 26th, on Mesothelioma Awareness Day, its volunteers will be raising awareness of mesothelioma by attending the Today show on Rockefeller Plaza in New York. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), the national charity dedicated to ending mesothelioma, has announced that for the fifth consecutive year, on Mesothelioma Awareness Day, its...

2014-09-25 12:27:12

Event Raises $10,000 for Breast Cancer Research Foundation LISLE, Ill., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading into breast cancer awareness month, Healthy Ones(®) and retail partner Albertsons motivated hundreds of Boise State Bronco's fans to raise $10,000 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). The Healthy Ones "Pedal for a Great Cause" event was held in front of Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho prior to the Broncos home game versus Louisiana-Lafayette....

2014-09-25 08:28:30

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: TELKD), a clinical stage oncology drug development company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to the Company's vaccine intended for the treatment of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma. In the U.S., the designation carries significant incentives for the development of drugs to treat rare and difficult diseases. The Company is...

2014-09-25 08:27:17

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that it has entered into a contractual agreement with MultiPlan, Inc. for diagnostic laboratory testing. The agreement includes GenomeDx Biosciences' participation in the MultiPlan Network, expanding access to the Decipher(®) Prostate Cancer Classifier to health plan members who access the more than 500,000 providers participating in the MultiPlan Network. The Decipher prostate cancer classifier directly...

2014-09-25 04:22:01

LUGANO, Switzerland, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group, a company focused on building quality cancer care, today announces that Phase III data from the largest trial program of its kind to date in anamorelin, a novel, once-daily ghrelin receptor agonist in development for cancer-anorexia-cachexia (CACS) in non-small cell lung cancer will be presented at the 38th European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Madrid, Spain, in 2014. Cancer...

2014-09-24 23:09:18

Silicon Biosystems, Inc. announced the appointment of Farideh Bischoff, Ph.D. as Executive Director of Scientific Affairs. Dr. Bischoff has more than 20 years of experience in reproductive genetics and cancer research and diagnostics. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Silicon Biosystems, Inc. announced the appointment of Farideh Bischoff, Ph.D. as Executive Director of Scientific Affairs. Dr. Bischoff has more than 20 years of experience in reproductive genetics and cancer...

2014-09-24 16:26:36

DETROIT, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 21st Annual Partners Golf and Night events have raised more than $916,000 to fund cancer survivorship research. Honored this year were the Institute's long-time benefactors Mary Kay and Keith Crain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148261 "Mary Kay and I are extremely proud of the honor we received at Partners Night," said Keith Crain, chairman of Crain Communications Inc....

2014-09-24 16:25:48

Bipartisan committee forms to provide expertise, advice and guidance in establishing legislative priorities for Fight Colorectal Cancer. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today Fight Colorectal Cancer announced the establishment of the Fight Colorectal Cancer Congressional Advisory Committee. Reps. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Charlie Dent (R-PA), Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Leonard Lance (R-NJ) will serve as inaugural members and advise Fight Colorectal Cancer...

2014-09-24 12:29:26

Collaborative efforts with leading cancer centers to provide clinical test is supported CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EUTROPICS Inc., a privately held company developing novel diagnostic tests, today announced that it has signed a contract with the National Cancer Institute through the Small Business Initiative Research (NCI-SBIR) program to develop its' Praedicare Dx platform for personalized medicine approaches in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) patient management....

2014-09-24 12:29:21

MADRID, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest discoveries in oncology are set to be presented at ESMO 2014, 26-30 September in Madrid, Spain. The congress is the leading European event in cancer research and will feature ground breaking studies from across the globe. The press programme kicks off with an opening press conference, Friday 26 September at 11:00 CEST. Rolf A. Stahel, ESMO President, will launch the event and Johann de Bono, ESMO 2014 Scientific...


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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
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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