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50 min ago | Oncogene
Correspondence: Dr P Muñoz or Dr M Esteller, Cancer Epigenetics and Biology Program , Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute , 3rd Floor, Hospital Duran i Reynals, Avda Gran Via Km 2.7, Barcelona, Catalonia 08908, Spain.
5 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
In the present study, to identify novel tumor-associated antigens , the proteins expressed in a panel of cancer cells were serologically screened by immunoblot analysis and the eukaryotic elongation factor 2 was identified as an antigen that was recognized by IgG autoantibody in sera from a group of patients with head and neck squamous cell ... (more)
9 hrs ago | BioMed Central
New disease mapping techniques widely used in small-area studies enable disease distribution patterns to be identified and have become extremely popular in the field of public health.
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Think of it as your personal garbage disposal: Your colon absorbs minerals and water from food before pushing the remains out into the toilet where they belong.
Cancer is a disease of the genome resulting from a combination of genetic modifications .
An enhanced recovery program for patients after colorectal surgery appears to be feasible in a community hospital setting after having been shown to be successful in international and academic medical centers.
Most people don't like to talk about colonoscopy screenings, but there are good reasons to talk more about it especially during March, National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
A Vanderbilt University-led research team has identified protein "signatures" of genetic mutations that drive colorectal cancer , the nation's second leading cause of cancer deaths after lung cancer .
The study evaluated four diseases - diabetes, heart disease, musculoskeletal disease and colorectal cancer and 10 devices/procedures such as pacemakers, insulin pumps, angioplasty and colonoscopy.
Vitamin E supplements did not affect cancer risk, says the new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School Long-term use of vitamin C and E supplements do not increase the risk of cancer, while vitamin C may offer some colorectal benefits, according to a new analysis from Harvard researchers.
New Haven, Conn.- A study led by Yale Cancer Center may provide clues to how some aggressive cancers turn off, or silence, genes critical to suppressing tumors.
The American Cancer Society lists 14 risk factors for colon cancer , and it breaks those 14 factors into 3 categories: risk factors you cannot change, lifestyle-related factors, and factors with uncertain, controversial, and unproven effects.
Metals including iron, copper and zinc are essential for physiological processes yet can be toxic at high concentrations.
Scientists at the University of Toronto say a low-carb diet can dramatically reduce the risk of colon cancer.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 03:11 pm
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