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2013-06-12 23:22:52

Wright & Schulte LLC Has Filed Numerous C8 Lawsuits on Behalf of Mid-Ohio Valley Residents Who Were Allegedly Sickened by C8 Tainted Drinking Water Linked to Pollution from DuPont´s Washington Works Facility in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced Ohio personal injury law firm representing individuals in C8 lawsuits, applauds the C8 Medical Panel on its newly-released diagnostic protocols for screening Mid-Ohio...

2013-06-04 23:19:31

The Seventh Most Common Cancer Among Men is Now Potentially Preventable Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Leukemia, kidney cancer and pancreatic cancer are deadly diseases and particularly common among men. What most people may not know is that oral cancer is even more common, and the rate of the disease is growing. In fact, oral cancer is the seventh most common cancer among men. While the disease is on the rise in women, it is twice as common in men, according to the American Cancer...

2013-04-19 17:44:04

Adding "chemical shift" techniques to MRI can help differentiate clear cell renal cell carcinoma from other types of renal cell cancer, a new study shows. That differentiation can help physicians better determine treatment for these patients. The study, conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, included 156 patients with proven renal cell cancer. Clear cell renal carcinoma contains microscopic areas of fat, which is not seen on conventional imaging, said Dr. Azadeh Elmi, lead...

2013-04-16 13:33:24

Researchers with the Institute of Urologic Oncology and the Department of Urology at UCLA have classified kidney cancer into several unique subtypes, a finding that will help physicians tailor treatment to individual patients and that moves cancer care one step closer to personalized medicine. The finding is the result of 10 years of UCLA researchers studying kidney cancers at the genetic and molecular levels, conducting chromosomal analyses in an effort to identify what mutations may be...

2013-03-18 12:28:02

Markers such as CA9, CD31, CD34 and VEGFR1/2 in the primary tumors might serve as predictors of a good response to a sunitinib treatment in patients with metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), according to a new study to be presented at the 28th Annual EAU Congress currently on-going in Milan. "The inactivation of the von Hippel-Lindau gene (VHL) is a common event in ccRCC and finally leads to the induction of HIF1α target genes such as CA9 and VEGF," write the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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