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2011-09-01 12:48:20

The nature of the connective tissue surrounding lung cancer nests can help predict the aggressiveness of squamous cell carcinoma, according to research published in the September issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the major cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide; its two major subtypes are adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma (SqCC). Although...

2011-08-16 13:33:11

As an individual's level of vitamin D increases, the risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) seems to increase as well, although factors such as ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure may complicate the relationship, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. According to background information in the article, NMSC is the most common malignant tumor in the United States, and more cases of this cancer are diagnosed each year than...

2011-07-28 11:27:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensus Healthcare is pleased to announce that the Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong has become the first healthcare facility in the country to purchase and deploy an SRT-100(TM) non-invasive skin cancer treatment system. The SRT-100(TM) will provide the local patient community with the most effective, non-surgical, and pain free therapy modality to treat non-Melanoma Basal and Squamous Cell skin cancers, which account for the vast majority...

2011-07-20 06:50:00

HAMILTON, N.J., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, L.L.C. (MDL) is a CLIA certified infectious disease laboratory which specializes in high-complexity, state-of-the-art, automated DNA-based molecular analyses. MDL is able to provide clinicians with valuable tailored diagnostic information to assist in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of infections. MDL, a company within the Genesis Biotechnology Group, is located in "Einstein's Alley," the...

2011-07-19 14:55:12

Non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common form of malignancy in adult Caucasian populations, with more than a million cases recorded each year in the USA alone. Lifestyle risk factors"¦ but The incidence of these cancers is continuously rising due mainly to the aging structure of Western populations, and as a result of growing prosperity, permitting more visits to countries with high sun exposure, which is a key risk factor for NMSC, as well as lifestyle habits associated with...

2011-07-12 12:53:14

A new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation reveals an association between the human papillomavirus (betaPV) infection and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in organ transplant recipients. HPV is known to cause cervical cancer and SCC in the anogenital area and also plays a role in some forms of head and neck cancer. SCC skin cancer is increasing in incidence worldwide and the risk is particularly high in immunosuppressed individuals such as organ transplant...

2011-07-06 06:00:00

CALGARY, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) ("Oncolytics") today announced that a presentation covering interim preliminary results from a Phase 2 clinical trial using intravenous administration of REOLYSIN(® )in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with Kras or EGFR-activated tumours was made today at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer World...

2011-06-30 07:04:44

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ A key for early diagnosis of cancer and personalized medicine is the order of genetic aberrations - deviations or irregularity - in individual cancers. Now, scientists have begun to reveal the order of mutations that lead to cancer. "We know that each cancer is a collection of genetic malfunctions," Raymond Cho, Ph.D., assistant clinical professor in the department of dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco, was quoted as saying. "We now know it...


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  • To talk saucily.
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This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.