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Bonnes nouvelles from the bowels of hell

Have I been back from the hospital a week or two weeks? When you’ve been lying on your back in bed perspiring or shaking with cold with just enough strength to steadily deplete your surprisingly modest Twitter following with lame tweets about football, then time becomes somewhat elasticated (all football tweets are lame by the way, because whatever you think you’ve come up with and how original it is, you can guarantee it has been written at least 200 times that same day with varying levels of literacy. 624 more words

Newer types of whole body scanning are likely to be significantly better than older bone scans, but ...

A new report in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine has suggested that it may be time to start looking seriously at whether the combined NaF/FDG PET/CT scan may be significantly better than the traditional Tc bone scan in evaluation of risk for or the actual presence of metastasis in men with prostate cancer. 636 more words


Holiday Reading (4) – Can We Make Resistance Futile?

For those with a fondness for happy endings we should note that, despite the shortcomings of available drugs, the prospects for patients with a range of cancers have increased significantly over the latter part of the twentieth century. 969 more words

Using "Tumour-Traps" to Monitor The Spread of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in the UK, with approximately 50,000 British women diagnosed with the disease every year. Despite this high occurrence, breast cancer patients have relatively good prospects and almost 80% of sufferers are still alive 10 years after their initial diagnosis. 623 more words


Stem Cells and Cancer

Stem Cells and Cancer

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator

Leaders in Pharmaceutical Intelligence

Series E. 2; 8.09

Cancer cells programmed back to normal by US scientists… 5,442 more words

CANCER BIOLOGY & Innovations In Cancer Therapy

In Memory: Janice, Tuesday, September 4, 2001

Tuesday, September 4, 2001

Double click to see these ribbons
used in Janice’s memory.

On the message boards, Lorrie wrote: Our dear friend, Janice died this past Tuesday, September 4, 2001.

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Most Cited Article ::: Persistent Current Blockers of Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels: A Clinical Opportunity for Controlling Metastatic Disease

Author(s): Mustafa B.A. Djamgoz and Rustem Onkal.

Abstract: A range of experimental and clinical data suggests strongly (i) that metastatic progression in carcinomas is accompanied (maybe even preceded) by upregulation of functional voltage-gated sodium channels (VGSCs) and (ii) that VGSC activity enhances cancer cell invasiveness. 165 more words

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