Latest Tumor markers Stories

Breast Cancer Mutation Linked To Early Onset Menopause
2013-01-30 09:42:51

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) recently conducted a study that showed a significantly earlier onset of menopause for women who inherited a mutation in one of the breast cancer susceptibility (BRCA) genes. These genes, known as BRCA1 or BRCA2, are tumor suppressor genes, meaning that they prevent uncontrolled cell growth. The study is of particular importance as it points to the possibility...

2012-12-25 05:01:54

New market research report “Tumor Markers: Innovative Technologies and Emerging Business Opportunities” worked out by Venture Planning Group (VPG) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, further development of the tumor marker market will be spurred by the technological advancements in tumor diagnostics and treatment and introduction of new antigens. London, UK (PRWEB) December 24, 2012 Tumor markers form one of the most important segments...

2012-07-11 09:11:31

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While grenades have been mentioned in situations related to the military, they have never been mentioned in scientific research dealing with cancer. That is, until now. A new innovative drug by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, in collaboration with Danish scientists, works like a “molecular grenade”; it can move through the bloodstream until activation by specific cancer proteins. The drug is made...

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  • 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.