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What Stem Cell Theory Relating to Cancer is All About

Cancer is a large group of diseases caused by the abnormal and rapid division of cells with the ability to invade different parts of the body. The cells do not undergo a cell process apoptosis which is a programmed cell death hence can live longer than normal cells should. Cancer is among the leadi ...

Occult Killer – Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)

In adults, renal cell carcinoma (RCC) accounts for approximately 90 to 95% of neoplasms arising from the kidney. Hence, it can be considered the most common type of kidney cancer. Renal cell carcinoma stems from the lining of the proximal convoluted tubule, which are very small tubes in the kidney ...

CRISPR: Modern Technology Kills Blood Cancer Cells

Scientists from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have developed a new genome editing technology that destroys blood cancer cells. Scientists from Melbourne used the technology to locate and delete a vital gene for lymphoma cell survival. The study was published in the Cell Reports journal. Dr Ma ...

Vector-Based Therapies Help Cancer Patients

This article originally appeared on recnac.org.Massachusetts General Hospital is rightfully linked to the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-supported New Approaches to Brain Tumor Therapy (NABTT) clinical trials consortium. They have been funding as part of that special family for 11 years. Now, they ...

Breast Imaging Should be Done Quite Often

This article originally appeared on recnac.org. Yes, the individual plans & the small group of plans are required to provide coverage for ten categories of the Essential Health Benefits (EHB's). The Affordable Care Act was put in place to lay down ground rules. Large group plans & ...