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Study Finds Many Patients Excluded From Clinical Trials Due To Prior Cancer
2014-09-29 03:46:37

Lung cancer clinical trials exclude a substantial proportion of patients due to a history of prior cancer, as shown in an analysis by cancer researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

2014-09-04 23:07:49

A recent study conducted by U.S. plastic surgeon, Dr. Rod J.

2014-08-14 23:06:29

Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey M.

2014-01-29 23:25:18

Dallas Plastic Surgeon and Professor, Jeffrey Kenkel, MD, has been selected in recognition of his outstanding

2013-12-30 12:22:25

For the estimated 10 percent of patients whose bodies reject a corneal transplant, the odds of a second transplant succeeding are poor.

2013-12-27 10:33:27

A deadly, rare type of soft-tissue cancer may be completely eradicated simply by inhibiting a key protein involved in its growth.

New Driver Of Breast Cancer Discovered
2013-11-07 12:35:45

A team of researchers at UT Southwestern has found that as cholesterol is metabolized, a potent stimulant of breast cancer is created – one that fuels estrogen-receptor positive breast cancers, and that may also defeat a common treatment strategy for those cancers.

2013-10-15 21:02:43

A new type of antibiotic called a PPMO, which works by blocking genes essential for bacterial reproduction, successfully killed a multidrug-resistant germ common to health care settings.

Link Suggested Between Nervous System And Cancer
2013-10-15 12:24:53

A specific protein once thought to exist only in the brain may play a crucial role in a deadly form of thyroid cancer, as well as other cancers, and provide a fresh target for researchers seeking ways to stop its progression


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.