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2014-02-04 12:27:40

Program goal is improved understanding of individual risk for recurrence in patients diagnosed with early stage melanoma FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Biosciences Inc., a leading developer of diagnostic and prognostic tests for rare cancers, today announced the launch of an educational program dedicated to the information needs of Stage I and II skin (cutaneous) melanoma patients and their caregivers. The program kicks off with the launch of an animated...

2014-01-16 08:27:06

Enables physicians and patients to proactively avoid toxicities from treatments unlikely to provide benefit SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Biosciences today announced that study results of a proprietary predictive test for esophageal cancer demonstrated strong accuracy and specificity in identifying patients who are likely to have tumors that are extremely resistant to standard pre-surgical treatment of chemotherapy and radiation. Data from this second...

2013-12-23 10:41:03

Researchers at UCLA's Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research have discovered a mechanism by which certain adult stem cells suppress their ability to initiate skin cancer during their dormant phase — an understanding that could be exploited for better cancer-prevention strategies. The study, which was led by UCLA postdoctoral fellow Andrew White and William Lowry, an associate professor of molecular, cell and developmental biology who holds the Maria...

2013-12-09 10:40:53

Study helps explain why 'survival gap' persists for African-Americans A team of scientists at Johns Hopkins and in Texas has identified a handful of genetic mutations in black Americans, in addition to some chemical alterations affecting gene activity, which may help explain why the death rate among African-Americans from the most common form of head and neck cancer continues to hover some 18 percent higher above the death rate of whites with the same cancer. The so-called survival gap...

2013-12-05 23:28:24

Despite years of research, cancer remains the most petrifying of enemies with very few exceptions. Dr. Sam Speron clarifies the facts about basal cell carcinoma and how it can be avoided and treated. Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Despite years of research, cancer remains the most petrifying of enemies with very few exceptions. Dr. Sam Speron clarifies the facts about basal cell carcinoma and how it can be avoided and treated. Well-known star Hugh Jackman recently publicized his...

2013-10-28 23:28:47

Chichester will administer non-invasive skin cancer treatment in the office using the new superficial radiation therapy (SRT) machine. Keller, Texas (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Dermatology Alliance-Keller, an award-winning provider of medical and cosmetic dermatology services in Keller and North Fort Worth, hired Roseanne Chichester as its on-staff radiation therapist. In this role, Chichester will administer non-invasive skin cancer treatment in the office using the new superficial...

Study Shows Sunscreen Provides 100 Percent Protection Against Skin Cancer
2013-10-08 17:32:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Sunscreen not only helps prevent three types of skin cancer, it also shields a ‘superhero’ gene that repairs sun-damaged skin. Scientists performing the world's first human study to assess the impact of sunscreen at the molecular level have confirmed that the skin protector provides 100 percent protection against all three-forms of skin cancer, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma....

2013-10-01 23:34:38

Precise antibody drug delivery has entered a totally new level where now a potent drug can be positioned within angstroms of its target, decreasing off-target side effects. The first results of an EDC (Extracellular Drug Conjugate) were published showing significant activity against head and neck cancers. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 CENTROSE, the leader in EDC Technology, announced the publication of the first EDC scientific article. The article published today in the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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