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2014-08-04 12:44:15

A large DNA analysis of people with and without pancreatic cancer has identified several new genetic markers that signal increased risk of developing the highly lethal disease.

2014-07-25 23:03:18

Harvard Neuro-Oncologist presents latest brain tumor research and treatment options at American Brain Tumor Association’s annual conference. Chicago, IL (PRWEB)

2014-07-14 12:48:10

New research raises the prospect of more effective treatments for cachexia, a profound wasting of fat and muscle occurring in about half of all cancer patients, raising their risk of death.

2014-06-24 08:30:32

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston and Janssen Biotech, Inc.

2014-06-16 08:28:29

Company continues to engage leading cancer treatment centers to investigate non-invasive methods of cancer mutation detection in order to advance patient care SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2014

2014-05-28 08:32:11

National Nonprofit Organization Contributes $1.2 Million to Support Pediatric Cancer Research Projects Nationwide ATLANTA, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rally Foundation

2014-04-25 08:27:52

NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uniting Against Lung Cancer (UALC), a nonprofit dedicated to funding

2014-04-24 10:48:03

The humble aspirin may have just added another beneficial effect beyond its ability to ameliorate headaches and reduce the risk of heart attacks: lowering colon cancer risk among people with high levels of a specific type of gene.

2014-04-21 13:46:28

Although doctors have long known that people with Down syndrome have a heightened risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) during childhood, they haven't been able to explain why.

2014-04-18 12:35:28

New therapies are needed to prevent and treat respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) – a potentially lethal respiratory infection that can severely affect infants, young children and the elderly.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.