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2013-08-09 10:15:15

A small group of immune-regulating molecules, when overproduced even moderately, can trigger the blood cancers known as lymphomas, according to a new study led by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). The six “microRNA” molecules were already known to be overproduced in lymphomas and in many other human cancers, but no one had demonstrated that they can be the prime cause of such cancers—until now. The new study also identified the major biological pathways through...

2013-07-31 23:36:52

Gloria Rand - SEO Copywriter has joined the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training to run the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon and raise money for blood cancer research. Oviedo, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Gloria Rand, SEO Copywriter & Social Media Consultant has committed to run the Walt Disney World Marathon on January 12, 2014 to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Ms. Rand will spend the next five months preparing for the 26.2 mile race with the help of...

2013-07-29 13:07:50

The incidence of a particular type of blood cancer is significantly higher in regions near facilities that release the chemical benzene into the environment. That is the conclusion of a new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. This and other studies like it will be critical to identifying and enacting public health policies to decrease or prevent cancer. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma has been on the rise over the past few decades as...

2013-07-29 10:49:47

Stable survival rates were observed for HIV-associated lymphoma patients during the antiretroviral therapy (ART) era in the US, according to a new study published July 26 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Studies have shown that HIV infection increases the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and that incidence for many lymphoma types has not decreased in the ART era. Furthermore, lymphoma is the most frequent cancer-related cause of death among...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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