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BEERSE, Belgium, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New report calls on governments to play their part and improve surveillance, screening
SAN ANTONIO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc.
EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics has published an article on Lixte's lead compound LB-100 entitled "Inhibition of protein
Cancer center examines treatment for liver tumors that metastasize from colorectal cancer PARK RIDGE, Ill.
INDIANAPOLIS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the Phase III REACH trial of CYRAMZA(TM) (ramucirumab) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma,
Researchers have found that antiviral therapy may be successful in preventing hepatitis B virus from developing into the most common form of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
Geisinger, Henry Ford, Kaiser Permanente and CDC investigators team up to record new findings DETROIT, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have found that antiviral
Can-Fite's CF102 has FDA's Orphan Drug Designation for the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma PETACH TIKVA, Israel, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd.
- On Track for Study Participation in Major HCC Markets Worldwide - LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) today announced it has received
Image Caption: This electron micrograph reveals the presence of hepatitis-B virus HBV "Dane particles", or virions. Credit: CDC/Wikipedia Hepatitis B: What Is It? Hepatitis simply means a swelling or inflammation of the liver. The type hepatitis that a person contracts (there are 5 common forms) affects their long-term prognosis. The most common and most severe of these different types of liver infection is Hepatitis B, which is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is typically...
Hepatitis B virus, HBV, is a part of the Hepadnaviridae family of viruses. HBV can lead to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma and has been linked to pancreatic cancer. It is classified as a species of the Orthohepadnavirus. Similar viruses have been found worldwide in great apes and monkeys. There a few different genotypes and they all differ by at least 8% of the sequence and have distinct geographical distributions and this has been associated with anthropological history. Type A is...
Hepadnaviruses can cause liver infections in humans and animals. The two recognized genera are Genus Orthohepadnavirus and Genus Avihepadnavirus. It has a small genome of partially double-stranded, partially single stranded circular DNA. It is a group 7 virus that uses an RNA intermediate during replication. Most people who come into contact with the virus are able to clear the infection alone although some cannot and usually progress to fulminant hepatitis. It can cause sever liver...