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This study compared the performance of three magnetic nanoparticle tracers for radiation-free sentinel lymph node biopsy, and showed the rapid distribution, retention in the first nodes reached,
Alec Falkenham, a PhD student in Pathology at Dalhousie University in Halifax has developed a pain-free solution, something called “Bisphosphonate Liposomal Tattoo Removal” (BLTR) which is basically a kind of vanishing cream – rub it on a few times and the tattoo fades.
MabThera SC offers a faster administration time for patients in Europe while potentially saving valuable time for health systems SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics,
Drugs used to treat HIV penetrate poorly into lymphatic tissues where most HIV replication takes place and there is persistent low-level virus replication in these tissues according to research from the University of Minnesota and University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Supports Cancer Vaccine Research at the University of Maryland. COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan.
Treatment of pelvic nodes individualized by inclusion of sentinel nodes (SN) can be easily integrated into an IMRT-based treatment strategy, according to the new study conducted by a group of researchers from Tübingen and Munich in Germany.
A team of respected cancer researchers say mesothelioma doctors should pay more attention to a set of lymph nodes not typically used for cancer staging. Raleigh,
In the early 20th century, Typhoid Mary became one of the iconic symbols of disease outbreak when she infected about 50 people with typhoid fever while working as a cook in and around New York City.
After a breast cancer operation, the removed tumor is always examined, as its subtype can provide an indication of how aggressive the disease is.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center report that cancers physically alter cells in the lymphatic system – a network of vessels that transports and stores immune cells throughout the body – to promote the spread of disease, a process called metastasis.
A lymph node is an immune system organ that is widely distributed throughout various places in the body. There are about 500-600 nodes in an individual adult, with clusters of lymph nodes found in the underarms, groin, neck, chest, and abdomen. The lymphatic system as a whole is responsible for acting as the body’s primary mechanism of defense. Each node is oval-shaped, and measures between a few millimeters and a few centimeters long. They are linked to one another by lymphatic vessels and...