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2014-02-26 08:29:54

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles dermatologist, Dr. Peyman Ghasri, offers a variety of treatments for skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States today and can cause significant pain, disfigurement and death. Early identification and treatment of cancer is generally associated with more positive outcomes. About Dr. Peyman Ghasri, Skin Doctor Los Angeles Dr. Ghasri is a premier dermatologist. He graduated magna cum laude from...

2014-02-20 08:32:00

Primary Care Physicians will soon be able to test for basal cell carcinoma, the most common cancer in the US GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (OTCBB: MHCC) today announced that its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, has signed an exclusive agreement with CDx Diagnostics for distribution of DermCDx(TM) , a brush biopsy test kit that is used to confirm suspected basal cell carcinoma (BCC), the most common cancer in the US. DermCDx is...

2014-01-30 12:28:54

Study shows impact of educational programs and clinical tools on the treatment of renal cell carcinoma RESTON, Va., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical Care Options (CCO), the leading provider of clinical educational content and technological learning platforms, along with its partners, the Annenberg Center for the Health Sciences and AXDEV Group, announced today that it will present key findings from a national educational needs assessment on renal cell carcinoma in a...

2014-01-15 08:28:43

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MCET.OB) has filed a U.S. provisional patent application concerning composition of matter, biological targets, mechanism of action, methods and formulations to achieve targeted tumor cell death. This patent application describes a novel class of very small noncoding double stranded RNA molecules (VSRNAs) which interfere with the basic homeostatic cellular processes in tumor cells....

2013-12-23 10:41:03

Researchers at UCLA's Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research have discovered a mechanism by which certain adult stem cells suppress their ability to initiate skin cancer during their dormant phase — an understanding that could be exploited for better cancer-prevention strategies. The study, which was led by UCLA postdoctoral fellow Andrew White and William Lowry, an associate professor of molecular, cell and developmental biology who holds the Maria...

2013-12-05 23:28:24

Despite years of research, cancer remains the most petrifying of enemies with very few exceptions. Dr. Sam Speron clarifies the facts about basal cell carcinoma and how it can be avoided and treated. Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Despite years of research, cancer remains the most petrifying of enemies with very few exceptions. Dr. Sam Speron clarifies the facts about basal cell carcinoma and how it can be avoided and treated. Well-known star Hugh Jackman recently publicized his...

2013-12-05 10:31:04

The retinoblastoma (Rb) protein plays a critical role in suppressing the multi-step process of cell migration through the bloodstream, lymphovascular invasion and the metastasis of an aggressive type of breast cancer to the lung, researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute, the Cincinnati Cancer Center (CCC) and the UC Brain Tumor Center have found. The findings of Rb's role at multiple points in the disease process point to a potential new therapeutic target in...

2013-11-29 23:04:59

Renowned dermatology expert Mitchel Goldman, MD, responds to the movie star’s revelation that he was diagnosed with a common form of skin cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 The public knows Australian actor Hugh Jackman for his movie roles as comic book superhero Wolverine, however, his recently announced cancer scare shows that he is not as invincible as his onscreen alter-ego. On his Instagram account, Hugh Jackman shared with his fans that he had a mark on his nose that...

2013-11-18 20:56:37

Hardly any patient-relevant outcomes were investigated / studies without control groups The drug vismodegib (trade name: Erivedge) is approved for the treatment of patients with two forms of basal cell carcinoma (BCC): symptomatic metastatic BCC and locally advanced BCC inappropriate for surgery or radiotherapy. In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal Products (AMNOG), the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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