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2014-10-08 12:25:21

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Cancer Network, a leading online community for oncologists and others who treat cancer and the online home of the journal ONCOLOGY, presents exclusive coverage of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2014 Congress, held September 26-30 in Madrid, Spain. Cancer Network offers blogs, podcasts, and news on the latest clinical findings and best practices in oncology. Highlights from this year's meeting coverage...

2014-10-08 08:25:53

LEWISVILLE, Texas and CLEVELAND, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- med fusion, an integrated molecular center of excellence and clinical trials service organization and GenomOncology, an Ohio based genomics technology and services provider, today announced a partnership to optimize treatment strategies based on the patient's disease state and tumor profile. The companies believe that GenomOncology's proprietary technology platform, the GO Clinical Workbench(TM), and support services will...

2014-10-08 08:23:45

Low Level of Awareness Revealed About Breast Density and Lower Accuracy of Mammogram Screening for Dense Breasts NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey entitled "Diagnosis Anxiety: The Working Mother Breast Screening Report" sheds important new information on the level of awareness women have about breast cancer today and what they are doing to help reduce the disease or detect it early. The survey of 2,502 women, conducted by the Working Mother Research Institute (WMRI) and...

2014-10-07 23:12:57

All Year Cooling, an A/C repair and maintenance company based in South Florida, is giving back this October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The company will be donating a portion of its installation earnings to Cancer.org. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 All Year Cooling, a South Florida-based air conditioning repair and maintenance company, has been in business for more than 40 years, and has developed strong ties to its community and customers. This month, which is...

2014-10-07 23:12:47

Custom Labels from Lightning Labels Enable Companies to Promote Awareness of Critical Issues Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and custom labels are perfect for showing customers that a company cares about the cause. Lightning Labels, a custom label and sticker printing company, can produce custom labels that allow businesses to express moral support for breast cancer victims. Breast cancer affects many Americans, with one in eight women in the...

2014-10-07 23:12:42

Through the power of the crowd, billions of dollars for the breast cancer fight become available. Now, Internet users can consistently donate money to the cancer fight without feeling the financial pinch. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 InternetUsersAgainstCancer.com, based on the new technology of TypoBounty.com, a Houston Technology Center Start Up, and IBM partner, has been launched to funnel billions of dollars into the fight against cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness is...

2014-10-07 23:05:36

According to new report from BCC Research, the global market for next generation (next gen) cancer diagnostics is expected to grow to $10.6 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 42.6%. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, NEXT GENERATION CANCER DIAGNOSTICS: TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS, the global market for next generation (next gen) cancer diagnostics is expected to grow to...

2014-10-07 23:05:19

GK Klinika Group, a private health care company in the Baltic region, is partnering with UPMC for its help in developing and co-managing a new, 100-bed cancer hospital in Vilnius, Lithuania. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 GK Klinika Group, a private health care company in the Baltic region, is partnering with UPMC for its help in developing and co-managing a new, 100-bed cancer hospital in Vilnius, Lithuania. Scheduled to open in 2017 and funded by GK Klinika, the...

2014-10-07 23:02:27

New cutting-edge report “Global Cancer Monoclonal Antibodies Market & Pipeline Insight” worked out by Kuick Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Over the last few decades, the researchers have increased their knowledge about the human immune system, which has resulted in the achievement of considerable amount of regulatory milestones during the period. The use of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) for the treatment of cancer has grown...

2014-10-07 23:02:01

National Foundation for Cancer Research Fun Run/Walk Benefits Fund Named for Race Organizer’s Sister Cape Elizabeth, ME (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The Cape Elizabeth community is coming together for a 5k family fun run/walk on October 18, 2014 to benefit The Lucy Fund, an official donor-designated fund of the National Foundation for Cancer Research that raises money specifically for metastatic cancer research. The fund is named for Lucy Elicker Stanovick, who was diagnosed in 2008 at age...


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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