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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...

2011-06-30 01:37:16

Scientists have begun to reveal the order of the genetic aberrations in individual cancers in a finding they say is key to early diagnosis and personalized medicine. "We know that each cancer is a collection of genetic malfunctions," said Raymond Cho, Ph.D., an assistant clinical professor in the department of dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). "We now show it is possible to determine which changes happen earlier and which ones happen further down the road,...

2011-06-07 00:00:33

"These abstracts clearly confirm a role of PDT in the treatment of head and neck cancer. The inclusion of our abstracts in this year's IPA's World Congress 2011 is an important accomplishment for our Company as it reflects the high quality of research and the IPA's interest in our technology," said Carolyn Cross, Chairman & CEO of Ondine Biomedical Inc. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 Ondine Biomedical Inc (TSX: OBP; AIM: OBP; the "Company"), is dedicated to the...

2011-05-24 11:40:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensus Healthcare is pleased to have exhibited at the 86th National Congress of SIDeMaST (The Italian Society of Dermatology) in Verona, Italy, May 18th - May 21st. Sensus Healthcare featured its SRT-100(TM) non-surgical, superficial photon therapy system for non-melanoma skin cancers. This year's event was considered an important national event, representative of the Italian dermatology community. The conference provided 25 courses with CME...

2011-05-23 07:25:36

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Researchers say they have discovered a new drug target for squamous cell carcinoma -- the second most common form of skin cancer. Each year, more than 700,000 new cases of squamous cell carcinoma are diagnosed. This type of skin cancer develops in the cells that make up most of the skin's upper layers. Squamous cell carcinomas are most commonly found in areas exposed to the sun such as the rim of the ear, lower lip, face, scalp, neck, hands, arms and legs. Investigators...

2011-05-19 23:18:24

Researchers find that the protein alpha-catenin acts as a tumor suppressor and they reveal the mechanism by which it controls cell growth Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have discovered a new drug target for squamous cell carcinoma "“ the second most common form of skin cancer. Scientists in the laboratory of Valeri Vasioukhin, Ph.D., have found that a protein called alpha-catenin acts as a tumor suppressor and they also have unlocked the mechanism by which this...

2011-05-19 08:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaDerm, a division of Nycomed US Inc., announced today that is has launched AK Connect, a patient resource program that contains information tailored to different types of patients about diagnosis, symptoms, treatment and support for actinic keratosis (AK). Now physicians who treat patients with AK have a new resource to help better inform patients about this potentially serious skin condition that affects millions of Americans.(1,2)...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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