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Human Cancer Tumors Replicated In Mice And Then Cured
2013-03-06 09:23:12

A group of scientists led by UT Southwestern Medical Center has reported the first successful blocking of tumor development in a genetic mouse model of an incurable human cancer.

2012-12-24 15:13:10

The causes of learning problems associated with an inherited brain tumor disorder are much more complex than scientists had anticipated.

2012-11-27 15:33:43

New Johns Hopkins research showing a more than four-fold increase in the incidence of breast cancer in women with neurofibromatosis-1 (NF1) adds to growing evidence that women with this rare genetic disorder may benefit from early breast cancer screening with mammograms beginning at age 40, and manual breast exams as early as adolescence.

2012-08-15 23:01:29

Neurofibromatosis advocates Mark Bornfeld, Catriona Miller, and Sheila Heal recently participated in the evaluation of research applications submitted to the Neurofibromatosis Research Program

2012-03-12 14:21:14

Beliefs about nature and nurture can affect how patients and their families respond to news about their diagnosis.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.