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NSAIDs may slow breast cancer recurrence
2014-08-15 04:51:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin or ibuprofen could significantly lower breast cancer recurrence rates in overweight or obese women, according to new research appearing in Friday’s edition of the journal Cancer Research. In the study, Dr. Andrew Brenner of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CRTC) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and his colleagues found that women...

obesity and cancer
2014-08-14 07:24:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Obesity increases a person’s risk of developing 10 of the most common forms of cancer, and is believed to cause an estimated 12,000 additional cases of the disease each year, experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Farr Institute of Health Informatics claim in a new study. The research, which was published online Thursday in the UK medical journal The Lancet, looked at the medical data of...

2014-08-12 16:27:36

DALLAS, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProPath®, a leader in pathology services and an advocate for advancements in healthcare, reinforces commitment to quality and efficiency through partnership with Dako, an Agilent Technologies Company. ProPath recently performed a head-to-head comparison study focusing on the accuracy and speed of two FDA-approved FISH (Fluorescence in situ hybridization) probe sets targeting the HER2 gene. Both kits are designed to detect amplification of the...

2014-08-12 11:12:35

American Association for Cancer Research Benefits quickly disappear if regular physical activity stops Postmenopausal women who in the past four years had undertaken regular physical activity equivalent to at least four hours of walking per week had a lower risk for invasive breast cancer compared with women who exercised less during those four years, according to data published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer...

cancer classification system
2014-08-10 05:02:57

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers released some pretty incredible findings last week about cancer. In a multiple institute study including researchers and authors from the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC), the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC), and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT looked closely at how cancers are classified....

2014-08-08 12:25:25

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoPlex Diagnostics has developed a quantitative androgen receptor (AR) assay to add to their Breast Cancer Proteomic Panel. The OncoPlex Diagnostics Breast Panel simultaneously measures multiple clinically-relevant tumor proteins using mass spectrometry to better inform the oncologist on therapy selection. The Breast Cancer Proteomic Panel with the inclusion of AR was featured in a presentation at the 13(th) Annual International Future...

Gene Increases Risk Of Developing breast Cancer To One In Three By Age 70
2014-08-08 03:08:44

University of Cambridge Breast cancer risks for one of potentially the most important genes associated with breast cancer after the BRCA1/2 genes are today reported in the New England Journal of Medicine. Women with mutations in the PALB2 gene have on average a one in three chance of developing breast cancer by the age of seventy. In a study run through the international PALB2 Interest Group a team of researchers from 17 centers in eight countries led by the University of Cambridge...

2014-08-07 16:28:34

17% Increase in Test Volume, 11% Increase in Total Revenue and 29% Increase in International Product Revenue Compared to Prior Year REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today reported financial results and business progress for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Product revenue was $70.5 million in the second quarter of 2014, compared with $63.7 million for the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 11 percent. There was no contract revenue in...

2014-08-06 23:11:42

Annual Fundraiser and Community Celebration to be held in Fremont’s Quarry Lakes Regional Park on September 27, 2014. Fremont, California (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 HERS Breast Cancer Foundation today announced that registration is open for KEEP ABREAST, a 5k Walk, 5k/10k Run, and Community Expo held annually at the Quarry Lakes Regional Park in Fremont, California. Now in its 15th year, this annual event is the organization’s biggest fundraiser of the year. In addition to supporting...

2014-08-06 08:31:58

Study Achieved Primary Endpoint of Predicting Recurrence after Surgery and Reconfirmed Original Adverse Pathology Endpoint from Published UCSF Validation Study REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced positive preliminary results from an additional independent clinical validation study conducted by the Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR) demonstrating that the Oncotype DX(®) Genomic Prostate Score (GPS) predicts...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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