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Causes of Skin Cancer - Basal Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma or Squamous Cell Carcinoma, do you know the r by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 4:32pm The incidence of skin cancer has increased greatly in recent years, due in part to greater exposure to UV radiation from the sun. In 1990, 600,000 Americans were diagnosed with either basal cell or squamous cell cancers. This is up from 400,000 in 1980, a staggering 50% increase.   Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world ... Read on »
UOK171, A Spontaneous Clear Cell Type Renal Cell Carcinoma (ccRCC) Human Cell Line Derived from a Surgically Removed Tumor by nih.gov Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a renal cell carcinoma (RCC) cell line designated UOK171 from the resected tumor of a patient diagnosed with stage IV high nuclear grade clear cell type renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC). The UOK171 cell line was immortalized spontaneousl ... Read on »
UOK 268 Cell Line for Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Carcinoma by nih.gov Posted Mon 14 Mar 2011 8:00pm Description of Invention: Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Carcinoma (HLRCC) is an extremely aggressive cancer syndrome with no effective treatment regimen and currently no cure. The progress of identifying HLRCC treatments and cures has likely been hindered due to the lack of an HLRCC model for studying the cancer sy ... Read on »
Human Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) Cell Lines Derived from Surgically Removed Tumors by nih.gov Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 4:00pm Description of Invention: Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed three cell lines obtained from renal cell carcinoma (RCC) patients. The cell lines, designated 1581 RCC, 1764 RCC, and 2194 RCC, were derived from human tumor samples surgically resected from patients in the inventors' clinic. Each c ... Read on »
A549 Cells: A Well-Characterized Lung Carcinoma Cell Line Utilized for a Variety of Scientific Studies, including Adenovirus Pro by nih.gov Posted Thu 14 May 2009 5:00pm Description of Invention: Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have developed a cell line designated A549 that was derived from explanted cultures of human lung cancer tissue. The A549 cell line has been tested under the guidance of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) so, under current Good Manufact ... Read on »
Squamous Cell Base Tongue Carcinoma by Stacy .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 12:22pm I have cancer. I have cancer. It doesn't matter how many times I say it, it doesn't feel real. Yet at the same time, it does. I know it's true way down deep where you can't lie to yourself or hide. I woke up with that thought this morning. I am 36 years old and have never smoked or used any tobacco, ever and yet I have an oral cancer. How can thi ... Read on »
What is...squamous cell carcinoma? by Boyd M. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 10:51pm What is...squamous cell carcinoma? Squamous cell carcinoma is a form of skin cancer that affects the middle layer of the skin. Read on »
A case of renal cell carcinoma metastatic to a meningioma by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 09 Aug 2012 10:43am A 74-year-old woman with a history of a seizure disorder had been followed for several years with a stable and unsymptomatic left parasagittal dural-based brain tumor presumed to be a benign meningioma. Recently, though, the lesion increased in size and hemorrhaged, leaving her significantly paretic on the right side. Neurosurgery thereupon perfo ... Read on »
Best Post of August 2012: A case of renal cell carcinoma metastatic to a meningioma by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 25 Jan 2013 10:38am The next in our "Best of the Month" series is from August 9, 2012: A 74-year-old woman with a history of a seizure disorder had been followed for several years with a stable and unsymptomatic left parasagittal dural-based brain tumor presumed to be a benign meningioma. Recently, though, the lesion increased in size and hemorrhaged, leaving ... Read on »
Sarcomatoid variant of renal cell carcinoma and chemotherapy by Mark Levin Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 7:01pm Chemotherapy is not generally considered appropriate for renal cell carcinoma (RCC), for which a variety of non-chemo agents have been FDA approved. However, the Sarcomatoid RCC has a worse prognosis than clear cell even when apparently localized, and many patients  relapse after a nephrectomy. This entity is characterized by a high incidence o ... Read on »