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2014-07-01 16:25:09

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Nasopharyngeal Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_discovery/nasopharyngeal_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2014.html Nasopharyngeal Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Nasopharyngeal Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Nasopharyngeal...

2014-03-20 20:21:55

MARKHAM, ON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A Markham, Ontario-based company has developed a specialized test which screens for nasopharyngeal cancer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140320/TO592) Nasopharyngeal cancer, known as NPC, is a rare but deadly disease. It is global in scope, and individuals with a Hong Kong, Southeast Asian, Inuit, North African, or Middle Eastern background have a higher risk for NPC. These individuals may benefit from this early...

2013-07-16 23:00:36

In a new report, Outlook with Ben Kingsley will inform viewers about risk factors and stress the importance of early detection. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Sore throat, hoarseness, difficulty swallowing, a mass in the neck, bad breath, ear ache – these could be early symptoms of head and neck cancer. Head and neck cancer refers to a range of malignant tumors that appear in the head and neck region. There are five types of head and neck cancer which are categorized by the areas...

2011-11-05 01:21:46

The combination of chemotherapy and radiation significantly improved the 5-year overall survival of patients with stage II nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), according to a phase III study published Nov. 4 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is endemic in Southern China and Southeast Asia, where radiotherapy (RT) has been the primary treatment. Although the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recommends concurrent chemo-radiotherapy (CCRT) for...

2010-05-31 13:06:10

Genome Institute of Singapore and Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Centre identify 3 new susceptibility genes in genome-wide association study of nasopharyngeal carcinoma Scientists from Singapore, China and USA have identified three new susceptibility genes in a genome-wide association study of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). The study, led by the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), a biomedical research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and the Sun Yat-Sen...

2009-10-08 08:23:22

An increase in cases of a rare type of head and neck cancer appears to be linked to HPV, or human papillomavirus, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. The study looked at patients with nasopharyngeal cancer, a tumor that grows behind the nose and at the top of the throat, above the tonsils. This rare cancer occurs in less than 1 of every 100,000 Americans. "Though rare, this is the first report of nasopharyngeal cancer being...

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2008-08-26 12:25:00

Researchers in Denmark report that people who regularly inhale incense might be increasing their risk of respiratory tract cancers.The researchers followed thousands of Chinese men and women for up to 12 years, and found a clear link between the consistent use of incense and respiratory cancers.Incense is usually derived from fragrant plant substances, like flowers, roots, tree bark, resins and essential oils.  Although previous studies have found that burning these materials can produce...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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