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2013-05-27 23:05:03

The national nonprofit has just published an article on veterans who have gotten a rare cancer called soft-tissue sarcoma because of exposure to Agent Orange. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 Sarcoma Alliance board member Warren Bailey survived the Vietnam War, but he may not survive the cancer caused by his service. Like thousands of U.S. soldiers and millions of Vietnamese citizens, he was exposed to Agent Orange, said Bailey, who enlisted in the Army in 1963 and served in Vietnam...

2013-02-11 15:42:02

Nobel Laureate Mario R. Capecchi leads collaboration of researchers Geneticists led by University of Utah Nobel Prize Laureate Mario R. Capecchi, Ph.D., have engineered mice that develop clear cell sarcoma (CCS), a significant step in better understanding how this rare and deadly soft tissue cancer arises. The mouse model also can potentially speed the development of drugs to target genes that must be activated for the cancer to form. CCS arises in connective soft tissues, such as...

2013-02-01 23:02:40

Two cancer genetics researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have received a grant from the Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative to support promising research on a genetic mutation in hereditary bone cancer called osteosarcoma. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Two cancer genetics researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have received a grant from the Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative to support promising research on a genetic mutation in hereditary bone...

2012-12-22 05:04:00

Believing in the spirit of giving and community, MedSys Group supports charitable organizations in the Dallas area. Frisco, TX (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 MedSys Group, a national healthcare IT consulting firm, is expanding its long-term commitment to charitable giving by partnering with two non-profit organizations, Kenna´s Kids and The Fallen Soldier Memorial Plaque Program. Believing that it is better to give than to receive, MedSys is donating its time and finances to each cause, and...

2012-10-25 04:01:03

GlaxoSmithKline is experimenting with a new combination of cancer medications; Petra Rietschel, MD encourages such exploration. White Plains, New York (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 Bloomberg Businessweek reports that GlaxoSmithKline Plc has combined two medications designed to treat melanoma in an effort to slow the growth of the cancer. According to the article, a study has found that this combination has succeeded in limiting the progression of the disease more successfully than a single-drug...


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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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