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2014-02-20 12:28:45

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- According to a new report from the World Health Organization, cancer cases are expected to surge by 20 percent over the next two decades. The World Cancer Report, produced by the WHO's specialized cancer agency, predicts that new cancer cases will rise from 14 million annually in 2012 to 22 million within 20 years, leaving millions more to cope with the disease and the often debilitating and painful side effects of treatment plans that...

2014-02-20 08:32:00

Primary Care Physicians will soon be able to test for basal cell carcinoma, the most common cancer in the US GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (OTCBB: MHCC) today announced that its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, has signed an exclusive agreement with CDx Diagnostics for distribution of DermCDx(TM) , a brush biopsy test kit that is used to confirm suspected basal cell carcinoma (BCC), the most common cancer in the US. DermCDx is...

2014-02-19 08:31:25

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that Dr. Rodney S. Markin has joined the Company's Board of Directors. Dr. Markin is a hepatic pathologist by training, and is a leading authority in the field of laboratory automation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/LA28014LOGO) "We are very pleased that Rod has joined our board of directors" stated Antonius Schuh, Ph.D.,...

2014-02-18 23:04:28

Mosquito Shield offers mosquito and tick control solutions for area residents with innovative, flexible mosquito spraying service. Setauket, NY (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Mosquito Shield of Central Long Island is now booking service appointments throughout the region for the 2014 season. The innovative mosquito and tick control franchise opportunity was secured by Angelo and Alison Galeotafiore of Setauket. Mosquito Shield is setting the industry standard for mosquito and tick control...

2014-02-13 08:30:57

Canadians with lower income often less likely to receive potentially life-saving cancer tests and treatments Examining disparities in cancer control - A story of gaps, opportunities, and some successes TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - A new report, System Performance Special Focus Report: Examining Disparities in Cancer Control, released today uncovers potentially important disparities in the cancer care received by Canadians based on how much they earn, where they live, and if...

2014-02-12 16:26:28

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to CVS/Caremark President and CEO Larry Merlo, the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) applauds CVS/Caremark's decision to put public health above profits. Smoking kills almost half a million adults in the United States every year. "HOPA members are on the front lines treating people living with cancer. As an integral part of the cancer care team, we see first-hand the devastating impact that cancer has on...

2014-02-12 08:29:33

Primary Care Physicians Can Now Help Place Oral Cancer on Short List of Preventable Cancers GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (OTCBB: MHCC) today announced that its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, through a signed exclusive agreement with CDx Diagnostics, will begin its rollout and distribution of the OralCDx brush biopsy test kit. OralCDx is a non-invasive test that is used to test the small white and red tissue spots...

2014-02-10 23:04:50

Digital Pathology Market is broadly segmented into two categories based on its products and application. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/digital-pathology-market-844.html (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The report “Digital Pathology Market - Slide Scanners (Whole Slide Imaging), Analytics (Image Analysis Software), Delivery Modes (Web Based/ Cloud Based) and Whole Slide Image Storage - Global Trends & Forecast till 2017” analyzes and studies the major market drivers,...

2014-02-10 08:25:35

WESTLAKE, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomOncology and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) today announced a partnership for the exclusive commercial development of a decision support tool based on My Cancer Genome(TM), an online precision cancer medicine knowledge resource for physicians, patients, caregivers and researchers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/CL58248LOGO ) Through this collaboration, GenomOncology and VICC will enhance My Cancer Genome...

2014-02-09 08:20:19

SINGAPORE, February 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest medical laboratory event in Asia Pacific is a meeting point for all healthcare professionals working within the medical laboratory sector According to Marketwired, the Asia Pacific region will experience the fastest growth in IVD, accounting for 32% of the world market by 2017. MEDLAB Asia Pacific, the essential platform to showcase the laboratory technology and services in the region, will launch...


Latest Pathology Reference Libraries

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paragonimus westermani is a species of fluke, or flatworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species is abundant in South America and Asia and affects the lungs of humans and other hosts. It was first discovered in 1878 in Europe after two Bengal tigers died. In 1879, Ringer found this species in the lungs of a human. Manson and Erwin von Baelz identified the sputum and eggs separately in 1880, after which Manson asserted that a snail was most likely the worm's...

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2011-04-28 17:50:48

Wolbachia is a genus of bacteria which infects arthropod species, including a high proportion of insects (~60% of species). It is one of the world's most common parasitic microbes and possibly the most common reproductive parasite in biosphere. Studies have suggested that 25-70% of all insect species are estimated to be potential hosts. Marshall Hertig and Burt Wolbach first identified the bacterium in 1924 in a species of mosquito. Hertig described the genus as Wolbachia pipientis. Not...

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2011-04-28 15:17:59

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a curved, rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacterium found in brackish saltwater, which, when ingested, causes gastrointestinal illness in humans. V. parahaemolyticus is oxidase positive, facultatively aerobic, and does not form spores. This species is motile, with a single, polar flagellum. Ingestion of raw or undercooked seafood is the most common cause of the acute gastroenteritis caused by V. parahaemolyticus. Infection can also occur from fecal-oral route as well...

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2011-04-14 15:49:49

Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC), is a group of catalase-producing, non-lactose-fermenting Gram-negative bacteria composed of at least nine different species. It is an important human pathogen that often causes pneumonia in immunocompromised individuals with underlying lung disease. They are typically found in water and soil and can survive for prolonged periods in moist environments. Spread between people occurs often in hospitals, clinics, and camps. Infected hosts are often treated in...

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2011-04-14 13:54:22

Actinomyces israelii is a species of Actinomyces and is sometimes known as the "most misdiagnosed disease" since it is often confused with neoplasms. It is a colonizer of the vagina, colon, and mouth. Infection happens through breach of the mucosal barrier during various procedures, aspiration, or pathologies such as diverticulitis. The chronic phase is also known as the classic phase due to the acute, early phase being commonly missed by health care providers. It is characterized by slow...

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