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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....

2014-02-18 23:26:46

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “AIDS - Related Kaposi's Sarcoma - Pipeline Review, H1 2014” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/187350. Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Global Markets Directs, 'AIDS Related Kaposi's Sarcoma Pipeline Review, H1 2014', provides an overview of the indications therapeutic pipeline. This report provides information on the therapeutic development for AIDS Related Kaposi's...

Detecting Disease Using Smartphone Accessory
2013-06-04 12:34:27

The Optical Society New plug-in optical sensor could be used for in-the-field diagnosis of Kaposi's sarcoma, a cancer linked to AIDS As antiretroviral drugs that treat HIV have become more commonplace, the incidence of Kaposi's sarcoma, a type of cancer linked to AIDS, has decreased in the United States. The disease, however, remains prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa, where poor access to medical care and lab tests only compound the problem. Now, Cornell University engineers have created...

2012-03-12 21:22:42

Research has implications for treating and preventing cancers caused by viruses New research from the Trudeau Institute addresses how the human body controls gamma-herpesviruses, a class of viruses thought to cause a variety of cancers. The study, carried out in the laboratory of Dr. Marcia Blackman, awaits publication in The Journal of Immunology. Led by postdoctoral fellow Mike Freeman, with assistance from other laboratory colleagues, the study describes the role of white blood cells in...


Latest Kaposi's sarcoma Reference Libraries

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2011-02-17 15:06:48

Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) one of seven currently known human cancer virus, is also the eighth human herpesvirus. Kaposi's sarcoma, caused by the virus, is common in AIDS patients, primary effusion lymphoma, and some types of multicentric Castelman's disease. Moritz Kaposi discovered the blood vessel tumor, in 1872, which would eventually be names Kaposi's sarcoma. It was originally though that KS was of Jewish and Mediterranean origins until it was found to be common...

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