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2014-07-08 16:25:49

Adds Specialized Anatomic Pathology Services FORT MYERS, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO),a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, today announced that it has acquired Path Labs, LLC d/b/a Path Logic. Path Logic is a leading provider of specialized anatomic pathology services to Hospitals and physicians in Northern California. Path Logic provides high-quality Anatomic Pathology services with significant expertise in the...

Treasure Trove Of Genes Key To Kidney Cancer Revealed By Researchers
2014-07-01 03:24:43

[ Watch The Video: Mayo Clinic Researchers Uncovered 31 Genes Key To Development Of Kidney Cancer ] Mayo Clinic A genomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), the most common form of kidney cancer, from 72 patients has uncovered 31 genes that are key to development, growth and spread of the cancer, say researchers from Mayo Clinic in Florida. Eight of these genes had not been previously linked to kidney cancer, and six other genes were never known to be involved in any...

2014-07-01 11:38:54

IMIM The identification of new therapeutic targets is urgently needed due to the ineffectiveness of current targets Researchers from IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) have identified a new protein, galectin-1, as a possible therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer. For the first time they have demonstrated the effects of the inhibition of this protein in mice suffering this type of cancer and the results showed an increase in survival of 20%. The work further suggests...

2014-06-30 23:23:05

Visiopharm's new Virtual Double Staining (VDS) Ki67 module for breast is a novel, patented and now CE-marked diagnostic APP intended for automated tumor/stroma separation and computation of the Ki67 labelling index for the identified tumor cells. Hoersholm, Denmark (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Virtual Double Staining (VDS) Ki67 module for breast is a novel, patented and now CE-marked diagnostic APP intended for automated tumor/stroma separation and computation of the Ki67 labelling index...

2014-06-26 23:03:06

New research report “Nonmelanomatous Skin Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2014” worked out by Global Markets Direct is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Nowadays, nonmelanomatous skin cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer across the globe. It usually originates from the external skin surface and further develops in the upper skin layers, but not in melanocytes. Around 2,000 people die each year from nonmelanomatous skin cancer, whilst over...

2014-06-25 08:31:35

Oral Cancer Detection Test For Primary Care Physicians GARDEN CITY, N.Y., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (MHCC) through its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, has an exclusive agreement with CDx Diagnostics to distribute its OralCDx brush biopsy test kit. OralCDx is a non-invasive test that is used to test dysplasia (the small white and red tissue spots commonly found in the mouth) to rule out precancerous change. The test has previously been...

2014-06-19 23:16:25

The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) is pleased to announce the success of 2 cancer nursing education programs in Latin America. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 ISNCC welcomed over 50 cancer nursing leaders from Latin America at the ISNCC Oral Therapy Educational Workshop, held May 10, 2014 at Hilton Bogota Hotel, Colombia. The goal of the workshop was to educate selected cancer nursing leaders from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Panama on toxicity...

2014-06-19 23:05:31

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Cancer/Tumor Profiling Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cancer-tumor-profiling.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Cancer is a fatal disease characterized by uncontrolled cell division. It is primarily caused by environmental factors that mutate the gene encoding for cell...

2014-06-18 12:34:25

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Clinical Laboratory Services Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/global_clinical_laboratory_services_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Clinical Laboratory Services in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Hospital-Based Laboratories, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada,...

2014-06-18 08:28:28

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced that Bonnie H. Anderson, president and chief executive officer, will present at the JMP Securities 2014 Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. ET in New York. The live audio webcast and subsequent replay may be accessed by visiting Veracyte's website at http://investor.veracyte.com. Please connect to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the live...


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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