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2014-09-15 23:08:09

The results of a new Italian study suggest that it can take decades for an asbestos ban to have a major impact on the incidence of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Researchers in Italy say the asbestos ban instituted by the country in 1992 has yet to have an observable impact on the number of people developing mesothelioma. Click here to read a new article on the research on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Scientists with the Local Health...

2014-09-10 23:04:55

MarketOptimizer.org adds “EpiCast Report: Breast Cancer (HER2-, HER2+) – Epidemiology Forecast to 2023” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Epidemiologists forecast that the number of diagnosed incident cases of breast cancer in women in the 8MM is expected to grow to 1.21 million cases in 2023 at a rate of 4.23% per year during the forecast period. The number of five-year diagnosed prevalent cases in the 8MM is expected to increase by 43.0% over the next decade...

2014-09-09 16:25:50

DALLAS, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Breast Cancer Screening (Mammography, MRI & Ultrasound) Market & Forecast - Worldwide 2014 research report to its store. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in both the developed and developing world. Worldwide Breast Cancer Screening Market was in double digit Billion US$ for 2013. United States is the leading market for breast cancer screening globally. China is expected...

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2014-09-06 05:49:54

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Have you ever wondered if your bra might cause cancer? Apparently, you are not alone. A group of scientists from the University of Washington recently studied the relationship between bra wearing and increased breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women. The findings of the population-based case-control study, published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, found no association. "There have been some concerns that...

2014-09-01 16:21:50

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) Diagnostics: Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2009162/Circulating-Tumor-Cell-CTC-Diagnostics-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThis report, PHM153A - Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) Diagnostic: Technologies and Global Markets, gives market insight on monitoring tests used for cancer prognoses. The...

2014-08-08 10:59:46

American Cancer Society Nearly one in ten cancer survivors reports smoking Nearly one in ten cancer survivors reports smoking many years after a diagnosis, according to a new study by American Cancer Society researchers. Further, among ten cancer sites included in the analysis, the highest rates of smoking were in bladder and lung cancers, two sites strongly associated with smoking. The study appears early online in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Cigarette smoking...

2014-07-14 12:56:38

Wiley A new analysis has found that rates of testicular cancer have been rising dramatically in recent years among young Hispanic American men, but not among their non-Hispanic counterparts. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings indicate that greater awareness is needed concerning the increasing risk of testicular cancer in Hispanic adolescents and young adults, and that research efforts are needed to determine the cause of...

2014-06-03 23:10:23

Taiwanese scientists say people who work in shipbreaking, the dismantling of decommissioned ships, are more likely to die of mesothelioma or another asbestos disease. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Cancer researchers in Taiwan found that shipbreaking workers are more likely to develop a range of cancers, including cancers of the mouth and throat and lung-related cancers like mesothelioma. An article on the new research has just been posted on the Surviving Mesothelioma website and can...

2014-05-27 12:26:16

Wiley A new analysis has found that certain cancers are more concentrated in areas with high poverty, while other cancers arise more often in wealthy regions. Also, areas with higher poverty had lower cancer incidence and higher mortality than areas with lower poverty. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study's findings demonstrate the importance of including measures of socioeconomic status in national cancer surveillance efforts....

2014-05-19 23:04:54

Thyroid cancer increased from 14th to 5th most common cancer in women over last 20 years Fremont, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The dramatic increase in the incidence of thyroid cancer worldwide over the past three decades likely relates to modifiable behavioral or environmental factors, as opposed to improved diagnostic capability, according to researchers at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) and their colleague at the Stanford University School of Medicine....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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