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(Science: oncology) Tending to become progressively worse and to result in death. Having the properties of anaplasia, invasion and metastasis, said of tumours.

Origin: L. Malignans = acting maliciously

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cancer spread biology?

... [and others]. Zhejing Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hangzhou Qigong Hospital, Hangzhou, China [1]. Effects of vital gate qigong on malignant tumor. 1st World Conf for Acad Exch of Medical Qigong. Beijing, China. 126E; 1988. 9. Wong, Chungsiu. Dawn Valley Qigong Health Center, USA ...

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cancer spread biology?
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Biology Problem: Correlating Skin cancer to Skin Color

... info: The Canadian Cancer Society provides some statistics about the incidence of skin cancer in Canada. In 2009, there were 5,000 new cases of malignant melanoma diagnosed, and 940 people died of this dangerous form of skin cancer. During 2009, there were 75,100 Canadians diagnosed with non-melanoma ...

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by bambamm
Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:49 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Biology Problem: Correlating Skin cancer to Skin Color
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... it out yrs ago. Besides that, during my ultrasound of my gallbladder they found a large tumor in my liver (about the size of a softball). It was malignant but they were able to successfully remove it (along with half of my liver). Since I had my surgery in May, I have only been bloated about ...

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by candcborders1
Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Possible Cure for Cancer

From what I've read, it takes about 6-10 mutations to achieve malignant transformation of a cell into a cancer cell. Once that's done, the cell's away and growing into a tumour. There's a variety of possible pro-malignant mutations, and apart from distinct ...

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by Julie5
Sun Dec 19, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Possible Cure for Cancer
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Opinions wanted for an anti-cancer thesis please!

... about false positives, but a false positive won't kill anyone whereas a false negative will!), and one that was sensitive at very early stage post-malignant transformation (or even better, pre-full malignant transformation, when only some of the average 6-10 mutations necessary to complete malignant ...

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by Julie5
Mon Dec 13, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Opinions wanted for an anti-cancer thesis please!
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