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2014-11-14 23:02:07

Clothing Shop Online is offering 20 percent off all men’s styles in recognition of Men’s Health Awareness this November.

2014-11-14 23:01:09

Just in time for Lung Cancer Awareness Month, University of Colorado Hospital is now offering a lung cancer screening program designed to catch cancerous tumors as early as possible and potentially

2014-11-14 08:28:30

Builds Expert Independent Board As Company Advances Towards Late-Stage Brain Cancer Trials SAN DIEGO, Nov.

2014-11-13 23:09:47

Scientists say mesothelioma patients with the BAP1 genetic mutation are more likely to survive longer than patients without the anomaly. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB)

2014-11-13 23:03:15

The Firm is evaluating potential morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma, other cancers due to uterine morcellation. New

2014-11-12 23:14:55

Ashburn resident and The Brad Kaminsky Foundation (TBKF) President, Lisa Millar, received the prestigious Penn State Alumni Service Award for her dedication to end cancer. Ashburn,

2014-11-12 23:11:58

A few treatment options and tips for one dealing with lung cancer. (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 For such a serious medical condition, the symptoms warning

2014-11-12 23:08:29

For the second year in a row the, Breast Cancer Research Fund will receive five percent of profits from the sale of PlatinumCode’s pink products. Minneapolis,

2014-11-12 23:04:45

New cutting-edge research report “2014-2018 World Cancer Diagnostics Market: Supplier Shares, Country Forecasts, Innovative Technologies, Competitive Strategies--France, Germany, Italy, Japan,


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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
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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