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2014-01-06 12:24:30

Studies Show New Methods for Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer and Prediction of Its Spread in Women's Health Issue of Clinical Chemistry WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new papers in the "Advancing Women's Health" issue of Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, show for the first time that measuring the amount of certain protein fragments and microRNAs in a woman's blood and breast tissue might enable the early diagnosis of breast cancer or prediction of its...

2013-08-15 20:58:59

2 miRNAs found to correlate with survival, say researchers in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics German researchers have identified four biomarkers that correctly determine malignancy of urinary bladder cancers and contribute to the accurate prediction of patient outcomes. Their results are published in the September issue of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. Current prognosticators of bladder cancer, such as tumor grade, stage, size, and number of foci, have limited usefulness...

2013-05-08 11:34:58

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study recently published in the journal Cell Death & Disease shows that turning up a few microRNAs a little may offer as much anti-breast-cancer activity as turning up one microRNA a lot — and without the unwanted side effects. It´s a bit like the classic thought experiment known as the “tumor problem” formulated by Karl Dunker in 1945 and used frequently in the problem-solving literature: Imagine a person suffers from a...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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