skin tumor


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Synonyms for skin tumor

a neoplasm originating in the epidermis

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The research team has tested the anti-inflammatory efficacy of 5-OH-HxMF in mouse skin, and investigated the inhibitory effect of 5-OH-HxMF on mouse skin tumor promotion using a two-stage carcinogenesis model including tumor incidence, multiplicity, and volume.
Once someone develops a non-melanoma skin tumor, says Christenson, there's a 50 percent chance that another tumor will show up within 2 to 3 years.
The 3-hr transcription factor activation assays are reliable predictors of 14-day transformation outcomes in the JB6 model and of mouse skin tumor promotion.
In a South Dakota State University study entitled Chemopreventative Effects of Pomegranate Seed Oil on Skin Tumor Development, Pomegranate Extract was applied to topical skin tumors on mice.
In that case, a skin tumor that had been injected directly with the experimental mixture completely disappeared, as did several other tumors that were not treated.
With the enrolment of the first patient the company has achieved the extension of the clinical development of its Polyphenon(R) E Ointment to another skin tumor disease, as announced on April 6, 2004.
July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Photoelectron Corporation (Nasdaq: PECX), developer of the Photon Radiosurgery System (PRS), a proprietary x-ray delivery system for tumor therapy, announced today the commencement of skin tumor trials at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, a University Hospital of New York Medical College in New York.
Viewing high-resolution photographic images of skin tumors or rashes is an important integrative clinical tool, and being able to see digital microscopic images of a biopsy by a treating clinician can also play an important role in diagnosis, said Dr.
Materials and Methods: We scanned the records of the histopathological diagnoses of all the skin tumors from the archives between 2006 to 2012 and recorded the data including age, gender, the diagnosis of internal malignancy, type of the cutaneous lesion, the location and the period between the appearance of the primary malignancies and cutaneous metastases.
Among the topics are skin semiology and grading scales, pediatric dermatology and the ethnic patient, HIV-related skin diseases, malignant skin tumors and the ethnic patient, hair and scalp disorders in women of African descent, lasers and the ethnic patient, and the cosmetic use of skin lightening products.
Only 33 percent of these high expressing mice developed lung and skin tumors compared to 100 percent of the control group.
In one study, researchers found that about 20 percent of cells in benign skin tumors called papillomas are cancer stem cells.
One clinical study demonstrated that the ingredients in the Solari products actually prevented the formation of skin tumors in hairless mice after excessive exposure to UV radiation.
An independent science advisory board voted in late January 2011 to confirm a draft National Toxicology Program (NTP) assessment (1) that concluded retinyl palmitate promotes the development of skin tumors and lesions when applied to the skin in the presence of sunlight.