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2010-08-16 13:32:28

Malignant gliomas are the most common subtype of primary brain tumor – and one of the deadliest.

2010-06-29 07:30:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc.

2010-05-20 17:00:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim will announce preliminary data in the areas of head and neck cancer and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) for one of the company's investigational compounds, BIBW 2992.

2010-05-01 08:52:54

Testing for the presence of specific cancer protein 'fingerprints' in the blood of lung cancer patients may be a useful means of identifying a subgroup whose tumors are more likely to shrink when treated with the drug erlotinib, especially when other testing methods are unavailable.

2010-04-21 06:22:57

Levels of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) may be elevated in the blood of women within 17 months prior to their breast cancer diagnosis.

2010-03-15 06:30:00

- University of Toronto results of nimotuzumab linked to radionuclide - - Interaction of nimotuzumab with EGFRvIII, a mutant form of EGF receptor frequently expressed in brain tumors - MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc.

2010-02-25 13:12:34

Peptides offer new approaches to interfere with EGFR and VEGFR pathways.

2010-02-22 06:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the first patient has received an initial dose in a Phase 1/2 clinical study combining MM-121 with Tarceva(®) (erlotinib) in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

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2010-02-16 11:05:46

One of the difficulties of fighting cancer is that drugs often hit other non-cancerous cells, causing patients to get sick.

2010-02-13 09:07:12

The master gene called SRC-3 (steroid receptor coactivator 3) not only enhances estrogen-dependent growth of cancer cells by activating and encouraging the transcription of a genetic message into a protein, it also sends a signal to the cell membrane to promote cell motility or movement – a key element of cancer spread or metastasis.


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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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