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2012-03-15 22:49:46

The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) today publish their first joint Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) on the management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The EASL-EORTC guidelines define the use of surveillance, diagnosis and therapeutic strategies recommended for patients with HCC. HCC is the most common form of liver cancer, representing more than 90% of primary liver cancers and an...

2010-11-01 06:30:00

CALGARY, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) ("Oncolytics") today announced that an abstract covering preclinical research with reovirus (REOLYSIN((R))) is available on the European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) website at www.ecco-org.eu. The research is scheduled to be presented at the 22(nd) EORTC-NCI-AACR symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics being held in Berlin, Germany from November 16(th) - 19(th) 2010. The abstract, entitled...

2009-11-16 06:30:00

CALGARY, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) ("Oncolytics" or the "Company") today announced that a poster presentation covering updated results of a Phase I/II U.K. trial (REO 011) of REOLYSIN(R) combined with paclitaxel/carboplatin for patients with advanced cancers will be presented on November 17, 2009 at the 2009 AACR-NCI-EORTC Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics conference being held in Boston, Massachusetts. The poster presentation is...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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