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2014-06-12 23:12:54

Dr. Kevin P Ryan shares knowledge with cancer patients, patients’ families FAIRFIELD, Calif. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Dr. Kevin P Ryan treated many patients during his 30 years of work, but he noticed that no other diagnosis caused as much fear and uncertainty as cancer. “When Tumor Is the Rumor and Cancer Is the Answer: A Comprehensive Text for Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients and their Families” (published by AuthorHouse) is Ryan’s new book to guide new patients and their families...

New Type of Cancer Discovered By Mayo Clinic Researchers
2014-06-12 08:26:35

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers from Mayo Clinic have recently discovered a new type of cancer. When two perfectly harmless genes, PAX3 and MAML3, abnormally combine during recurring chromosomal mismatch, they can turn dangerous. As the two genes combine, they become a chimera, which is a gene that is made up of half of each. This unique phenomenon causes cancerous biphenotypic sinonasal sarcoma. The tumor usually forms in the nose and continues to...

2014-06-11 08:31:25

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cancer Diagnostic Testing World Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/cancer_diagnostic_testing_world_markets.html Cancer testing is one of the most important growth opportunities for the next three to five years in the diagnostics segment. The National Cancer Institute estimates that about ten million Americans have or have had some form of cancer. Overall costs...

2014-06-11 08:29:54

All 9 Out Of 9 Patients Who Have Reached 4 Injections Are Showing Tumor Cell Death, Tumor Shrinkage And/Or Stabilization Of Disease BETHESDA, Md., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that, in the ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial of DCVax-Direct for all types of inoperable solid tumors, all 9 out of 9 patients who have...

2014-06-05 08:28:09

Median Overall Survival was 8 Years Longer for Women who were Treated with Therapies Consistent with Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM) Tumor Profiling Prediction and was 2 ½ years Longer after Recurrence IRVING, Texas, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences® and investigators from Inova Fairfax Hospital presented the first clinical outcomes data presentation from the Caris Registry(TM) at the 50(th) annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago,...

2014-06-04 15:29:19

Albert Einstein College of Medicine The study was led by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI)─designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care and was published online today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI). "Tests assessing metastatic risk can help doctors identify which patients should receive aggressive therapy and which patients should be spared,"...

2014-06-04 08:31:35

IMRIS VISIUS intraoperative MRI use enhances patient outcomes MINNEAPOLIS, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that a published retrospective study indicates that use of VISIUS intraoperative MRI (iMRI) combined with endoscopy for transsphenoidal surgery (surgical access through the nose) increases the amount of pituitary (adenoma) tumor removal compared to conventional microscopy without iMRI. The amount of...

2014-06-03 16:24:50

BRONX, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A test that counts the number of locations in tumor specimens where tumor cells may invade blood vessels predicted the risk of distant spread, or metastasis, for the most common type of breast cancer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/93895 The study was led by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI)?designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and...

2014-06-03 13:06:47

Duke University Medical Center A collaborative effort between Duke Medicine researchers and neurosurgeons and scientists in China has produced new genetic insights into a rare and deadly form of childhood and young adult brain cancer called brainstem glioma. The researchers identified a genetic mutation in the tumor cells that plays a role in both the growth and the death of a cell. Additionally, the mutation to the newly identified gene may also contribute to the tumor's resistance to...

2014-06-03 08:31:30

Pathway Analysis Confirms the Unique Clinical Utility of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM) CHICAGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, announced today the presentation of data identifying multiple novel biomarkers as potential targets for immunotherapeutic agents in triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), an aggressive form of breast cancer in which the cancer cells lack estrogen receptors...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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