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Cancer, the second leading cause of death globally, remains a significant challenge for societies, healthcare systems, and affected individuals worldwide. Adding to this challenge are complex disparities in access to and use of cancer care, basic and clinical research, and clinical trials, as well as disparities in cultural beliefs and genetics. To improve cancer treatment, it is essential that cancer investigators, cooperative groups, national research institutions, national governments, competent authorities, ethics committees, and pharmaceutical companies come together to strengthen global collaboration in cancer research. Once we reach this goal, the resulting data will be more broadly applicable to all patients. This article reviews the current state of cancer research around the world.
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Name: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.)
High functional heterogeneity of cancer cells poses a major challenge for cancer research. Single-cell sequencing technology provides an unprecedented opportunity to decipher diverse functional states...
The burden of cancer in Africa is growing rapidly, and increased cancer research on the continent is a critical component of an effective response. In 2010, the US National Cancer Institute, in partne...
Cancer experts point to new advances in research and treatment: A recent report by the American Association for Cancer Research highlights unprecedented successes as well as ongoing challenges in the cancer field.
Gastric cancer is the second most prevalent cancer across the globe and accounts for about 10% of new cancer cases. It is one among the leading causes of cancer-related deaths around the world. Recent...
The scope of this article is to assess the magnitude and the spatial and temporal trend of cancer in children and adolescents and its association with the agricultural irrigation poles in the State of...
This study use anterior segment spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) to exam patients with closed globe injury, and compared with slit lamp examination. The results showed...
Purpose: To determine the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of human recombinant decorin protein, a transforming growth factor ß (TGFß) inhibitor in preventing proliferative vitreoretin...
The hypothesis of this clinical research study is to discover if the study drug RAD001 can shrink or slow the growth of ER/PR negative or Her2 Neu negative breast cancer. The safety of RA...
This research is being done to find out if aerobic exercise is beneficial in reversing scarring. Physical activity has been shown to increase fitness in healthy individuals as well as in t...
There are several local anesthetic techniques available for cataract surgery and the choice depends on patient, surgical and operator factors. The eyes of patients with axial myopia (the e...
Acute suppurative inflammation of the inner eye with necrosis of the sclera (and sometimes the cornea) and extension of the inflammation into the orbit. Pain may be severe and the globe may rupture. In endophthalmitis the globe does not rupture.
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. Through basic and clinical biomedical research and training, it conducts and supports research with the objective of cancer prevention, early stage identification and elimination. This Institute was established in 1937.
A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of cancer through education and research.
An inbred strain of mouse that is used as a general purpose strain in a wide variety of RESEARCH areas including CANCER; INFECTIOUS DISEASES; sensorineural, and cardiovascular biology research.
Inflammation of the optic nerve. Commonly associated conditions include autoimmune disorders such as MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, infections, and granulomatous diseases. Clinical features include retro-orbital pain that is aggravated by eye movement, loss of color vision, and contrast sensitivity that may progress to severe visual loss, an afferent pupillary defect (Marcus-Gunn pupil), and in some instances optic disc hyperemia and swelling. Inflammation may occur in the portion of the nerve within the globe (neuropapillitis or anterior optic neuritis) or the portion behind the globe (retrobulbar neuritis or posterior optic neuritis).
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
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Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...