News tagged with carcinoma cells

Technique spots disease using immune cell DNA

When a person is sick, there is a tell-tale sign in their blood: a different mix of the various types of immune cells called leukocytes. A group of scientists at several institutions including Brown University has discovered ...

Jul 09, 2012
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Periodontitis linked to HPV-positive head, neck tumors

(HealthDay) -- For patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) there is an increased risk of human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive tumors among those with a history of periodontitis, according ...

Jun 20, 2012
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Probing the mechanism of ADAM28-mediated cancer metastasis

ADAM28, a metalloproteinase belonging to the ADAM gene family, cleaves the von Willebrand factor (VWF) and inhibits VWF-mediated cancer cell apoptosis, thereby enhancing lung metastases, so inhibiting its expression gives ...

Jun 08, 2012
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