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2014-05-15 23:02:58

The Firm is evaluating hysterectomy cancer lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and leiomyosarcoma as a result of power morcellators used in uterine surgeries. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 As the Firm continues to investigate power morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and leiomyosarcoma due to uterine morcellation, Bernstein...

2014-05-12 23:09:23

Morcellation Lawsuit News: FDA Has Discouraged Use of Morcellation Hysterectomies and Fibroid Removals After Review Indicated that Power Morcellators May Cause the Spread of Undiagnosed Uterine Sarcoma Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 A morcellation lawsuit page has been launched by Wright & Schulte LLC to provide women and their families with important information regarding the dangers potentially associated with the use of power morcellators in uterine surgeries, as well as the...

2014-05-02 23:02:26

A Morcellator Lawsuit Has Been Filed on Behalf of a New York Woman Who Was Diagnosed with Uterine Leiomyosarcoma Cancer after Undergoing a Robot-Assisted Hysterectomy with Uterine Morcellation New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Alonso Krangle LLP has filed a morcellation lawsuit against Ethicon, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson and the manufacturer of a power morcellator. The morcellator lawsuit was filed on behalf of a Fairport, New York woman who was diagnosed with cancer...

2014-04-30 23:09:08

Pet Cancer Awareness Month (PCAM) begins May 1. Throughout the month of May the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) will provide news and information to help educate dog owners about the cutting-edge research and improved treatment options in the field of canine cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Pet Cancer Awareness Month begins tomorrow, and throughout the month of May the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) will provide news and information to help educate dog owners about the...

2014-04-18 23:02:14

In Wake of Morcellation Lawsuit FDA Calls For Termination of Procedures Using Laparoscopic Power Morcellation That Allegedgly Causes Leiomyosarcoma, reports Alonso Krangle LLP New York, NY (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned Thursday against using laparoscopic power morcellation during gynecological surgeries on women because the procedure can potential cause the spread uterine cancer in the abdomen and pelvis. The FDA estimates that one in 350 women...

2014-03-28 08:27:06

SAN CARLOS, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosa & Co. LLC and the KressWorks Foundation are pleased to announce the completion of the Ewing's sarcoma PhysioMap®. Completion of the PhysioMap is the first milestone in the development of the Ewing's sarcoma PhysioPD Platform. The Ewing's sarcoma PhysioMap was created to provide a formalized, graphical representation of key biological systems and processes underlying Ewing's sarcoma disease progression and associated...

2014-01-23 23:02:46

Gene Fusion Thought Unique to Cancer Occurs Naturally in Cells, UVA Finds Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 A test used to detect a type of cancer in children may produce false positives because it is based on a faulty assumption, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined. The test works by detecting a gene fusion thought to be unique to a rare form of cancer known as alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, but the new UVA research shows that the fusion...

2013-12-27 10:33:27

A deadly, rare type of soft-tissue cancer may be completely eradicated simply by inhibiting a key protein involved in its growth, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report. In the study, published online today in Cell Reports, scientists found that inhibiting the action of a protein called BRD4 caused cancer cells to die in a mouse model of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs). "This study identifies a potential new therapeutic target to combat MPNST, an incurable...

2013-12-12 10:26:03

Bone cancer in dogs is affected by a variety of genetic risk factors. Researchers from Uppsala University, Sweden, and the Broad Institute show this in a new study published in Genome Biology. Osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, is a rare but very aggressive form of cancer that primarily affects teenagers. Among some large-sized dog breeds the disease is much more common, but otherwise osteosarcoma in humans and dogs is very similar. In the current study, the researchers compared the...

2013-12-10 10:35:18

Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project study identifies drugs that enhance oxidative stress as possible weapon against most common pediatric soft tissue tumor Drugs that enhance a process called oxidative stress were found to kill rhabdomyosarcoma tumor cells growing in the laboratory and possibly bolstered the effectiveness of chemotherapy against this aggressive tumor of muscle and other soft tissue. The findings are the latest from the St. Jude Children’s Research...


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2011-02-17 15:06:48

Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) one of seven currently known human cancer virus, is also the eighth human herpesvirus. Kaposi's sarcoma, caused by the virus, is common in AIDS patients, primary effusion lymphoma, and some types of multicentric Castelman's disease. Moritz Kaposi discovered the blood vessel tumor, in 1872, which would eventually be names Kaposi's sarcoma. It was originally though that KS was of Jewish and Mediterranean origins until it was found to be common...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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