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  • n. Plural form of malignancy.

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Examples

  • Also, the NY-ESO-1 antigen is found in many other cancers, including breast, prostate, esophageal, lung and ovarian malignancies, meaning the treatment might work in those patients as well.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • What also attracted me to medicine is that I was under the impression that diseases can be cured: as children, we may have been influenced by short, self-limiting diseases that affected us, like influenza and measles, and were not directly aware of the major killers that left physicians and scientists alike helpless (much like these days), such as malignancies, vascular diseases and neuro-degenerative disorders: I had not appreciated at the time how far more descriptive medicine is, much more than biology.

    Aaron Ciechanover - Autobiography

  • The Food and Drug Administration approved Provenge, sometimes called a "cancer vaccine" because it stimulates the immune systems of men with advanced prostate cancer to attack their malignancies.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, April 30, 2010

  • Haun and Kircher agreed more research would be needed before the microchip technology could be used routinely and that greater numbers of patients with more types of possible malignancies should be studied.

    Study: Microchip spots cancerous tumors within an hour

  • Dr. Moritz Kircher, a diagnostic radiologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, said he envisions the microchip eventually being used to diagnose an array of malignancies, both internal and external.

    Study: Microchip spots cancerous tumors within an hour

  • Using the microchip — which can be hooked up to smart phones such as iPhones and Blackberrys — researchers analyzed tissue samples from 50 patients with suspected malignancies, correctly diagnosing cancer in 44 patients within 60 minutes in 96% of cases by zoning in on four of nine protein markers.

    Study: Microchip spots cancerous tumors within an hour

  • Patients receiving transplants suffer from hematological or non-hematological malignancies, myelodysplastic syndromes, hematological congenital disorders, aplastic anemia, inborn errors of metabolism, or congenital immunodeficiencies.

    Stem Cell Lab

  • An improved understanding of normal immunity may help facilitate the design of more biologically-based therapies for hematological malignancies and other blood diseases.

    Pediatric cancer research

  • The Division of Hematology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia provides inpatient and outpatient services for children and adolescents with all hematologic disorders other than malignancies.

    Hematology

  • The guidelines are recommendations for the screening and management of late effects that may potentially arise from therapeutic exposures during treatment for pediatric malignancies.

    Resources for cancer survivors

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