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  • Use World Cancer Day to Raise Awareness of Mesothelioma

    The International Union Against Cancer (UICC) initiated the World Cancer Campaign in 2005 to raise awareness of cancer prevention, and has once again declared February 4, 2010 as a global World Cancer Day. The purpose is to “help raise people’s awareness of cancer and how to prevent, detect or treat it. ” Mesothelioma affects close …

    Label: Cancer Mesothelioma

    Posted on Thursday, Jan 21, 2010
  • CD200: A Putative Therapeutic Target in Cancer

    Source: CD200: A Putative Therapeutic Target in Cancer One of the most exciting developments in cancer research is the increasing knowledge we have of the biological and biochemical processes involved in tumor development. Scientists are still years away from fully mapping the structural components of tumors, but they have successfully identified a number of proteins …

    Label: Cancer Mesothelioma

    Posted on Friday, Dec 28, 2007
  • Hospitals Look to Nuclear Tool to Fight Cancer

    Source: New York Times The New York Times is running an article on one of the most cutting-edge—and most expensive—cancer treatments: proton beam therapy. Hospitals are using particle accelerators, which are machines that accelerate subatomic particles to speeds nearly that of the speed of light, to shoot protons directly into tumors. Proponents of this therapy, …

    Label: Cancer

    Posted on Thursday, Dec 27, 2007
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