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2010-12-16 13:35:54

Researchers from Italy determined that radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a safe and effective therapy for managing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in cirrhotic patients.

2010-10-26 00:28:31

Adding chemotherapy to radiation therapy for muscle invasive bladder cancer allows 67 percent of people to be free of disease in their bladders two years after treatment.

2010-09-20 22:08:33

Gastric cancer is a major cause of cancer deaths in the world.

2010-09-08 13:46:41

Use of gemcitabine, a drug that can be effective in treating advanced and resected pancreatic cancer, did not result in improved overall survival after pancreatic cancer resection (surgical removal) compared to patients who received fluorouracil and folinic acid, another treatment regimen that has shown effectiveness.

2010-07-14 13:12:22

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most challenging tumors to treat.

2010-07-07 14:48:03

Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is a cancer of the bile duct in the liver.

2010-07-01 14:34:31

Researchers have identified a set of "molecular signatures" for biliary atresia – the most common diagnosis leading to liver transplant in children – that can help identify the progression of disease at diagnosis and predict clinical outcomes.

2010-06-09 13:47:56

Researchers identify an enzyme important for cancer’s ability to spread.

2010-06-06 07:00:00

CHICAGO, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLink Genetics Corporation today announced positive Phase 2 clinical trial data of its HyperAcute®-Pancreas cancer immunotherapy combined with standard adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with surgically resectable pancreatic cancer.

2010-05-05 12:07:21

Patients who have gastric cancer surgery followed by chemotherapy have an associated decreased risk of death and improved disease-free survival compared to patients who have surgery alone.


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Chinese Liver Fluke, Clonorchis sinensis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Chinese liver fluke (Clonorchis sinensis) is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It can be found in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Japan, and China and is present in nearly 30,000,000 humans today. It is thought to be one of the world’s most pervading parasites. The Chinese liver fluke requires two intermediate, or secondary, hosts and one definitive, or main, host to successfully complete its lifecycle. The first intermediate host is typically...

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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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