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2013-06-03 23:14:07

The HER2 growth-factor gene is known to be over-active in breast and gastro-esophageal cancers. But now, irregularities in the genes ℠s expression – among them mutations, amplifications, substitutions, and translocations – have been found in 14 different advanced solid tumors. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 The HER2 growth-factor gene is known to be over-active in breast and gastro-esophageal cancers. But now, irregularities in the genes ℠s expression...

2013-06-03 12:32:40

The HER2 growth-factor gene is known to be over-active in breast and gastro-esophageal cancers. But now, irregularities in the genes 's expression – among them mutations, amplifications, substitutions, and translocations – have been found in 14 different advanced solid tumors. The results of the study of more than 2,000 tumors, being presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), both surprised researchers and provided hope that some of...

2013-06-02 23:17:39

The Pancreas Cancer Research Team (PCRT) is the world´s only program dedicated to rapidly translating research discoveries into new treatments and supportive care for patients with pancreas cancer. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Ten years after its founding, the Pancreatic Cancer Research Team (PCRT) is announcing the positive results of a large Phase III clinical trial involving more than 800 patients. PCRT is celebrating its 10th anniversary of accelerating new and effective...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.