Archive: 01/26/2012

New lung cancer test predicts survival

In the two largest clinical studies ever conducted on the molecular genetics of lung cancer, an international team led by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has demonstrated that an available ...

Jan 26, 2012
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Scientists illuminate cancer cells' survival strategy

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has discovered key elements of a strategy commonly used by tumor cells to survive when they spread to distant organs. The finding could lead to drugs that could inhibit ...

Jan 26, 2012
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Study finds leukemia cells are 'bad to the bone'

University of Rochester Medical Center researchers have discovered new links between leukemia cells and cells involved in bone formation, offering a fresh perspective on how the blood cancer progresses and raising the possibility ...

Jan 26, 2012
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Dutch women reimbursed for breast implant removals

Dutch women wanting to replace potentially defective breast implants made by now-defunct French company PIP will be paid back in full, the Dutch health insurance federation said Thursday.

Jan 26, 2012
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