Archive: 4/02/2010

Promising results shown for kidney cancer drug

The drug pazopanib (Votrient) slowed the progression of advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), a form of kidney cancer, in patients by 54% percent, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Cancer
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Patient interest in video recording of colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is operator-dependent and substantial numbers of pre-cancerous polyps are missed during colonoscopy. Colonoscopies are often poorly documented, with only a few still photographs taken of anatomic landmarks and ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Cancer
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Grid computing for the masses

(PhysOrg.com) -- Having helped scientists study the building blocks of the universe, peer inside the human body in miniscule detail and monitor climate change, grid computing could soon be put to more mundane uses by your ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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