Navigation Links
A new way to look at lung cancer and tobacco carcinogens
Date:5/28/2008

>

Penning also mentions another genetic ramification due to this association. A recent microarray study of all 30,000 human genes asked what genes were most over-expressed in non-small cell lung carcinoma. Of the eight genes that were most abundantly overexpressed, two were AKR enzymes.

Because this study relates AKR overexpression to oxidative damage of DNA with lung cancer, it makes you wonder if the 10 percent of smokers that are most prone to lung cancer, have either dysregulated AKR expression or genetic differences in their AKRs that predispose them to disease, says Penning. Since oxidative stress is also linked to tumor promotion, it is possible that his link may also explain other stages of the disease process.

These findings go beyond the first step of DNA damage and may provide a reason why disease progresses, says Penning.


'/>"/>

Contact: Karen Kreeger
karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu
215-349-5658
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men
2. Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer
3. MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
4. Investigators uncover intriguing clues to why persistent acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer
5. Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
6. Radiologists encouraged to look beyond cancer for clinically unseen diseases
7. Diet high in meat, fat and refined grains linked to risk for colon cancer recurrence, death
8. Immune deficiency linked to a type of eye cancer
9. Drop in breast cancer incidence linked to hormone use, not mammograms
10. Breast cancer prevention practices vary across Canada
11. First biomarker discovered that predicts prostate cancer outcome
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
A new way to look at lung cancer and tobacco carcinogens
(Date:3/4/2015)... 04, 2015 Vancouver chiropractic clinic, ... two awards in the prestigious Vancouver Courier “Stars ... 27, 2015. The company secured third place in ... the “Best Registered Massage Therapist” category. , ... in Canada, The Vancouver Courier is a semiweekly ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... " Optrix by Body Glove ” ... Tech Report, which takes a look at the latest ... Scott Steinberg, a special reporter for NewsWatch and a ... viewers how they have an ultra-rugged, waterproof case with ... a major player at the Consumer Electronics Show in ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 The ... $236.8 billion in 2014 and is estimated to ... CAGR of 4.0% from 2014 to 2019. , ... Gas Market for an analysis of industry trends, ... The global liquefied petroleum gas market is classified ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... March 04, 2015 Organic Valley, the nation’s ... today announced its cause campaign to Save the Bros, ... is making a difference to Bros everywhere. To date, ... and Facebook. The video was named Adweek’s best commercial ... Forbes, Mashable and Digiday, among other media outlets. , ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... 04, 2015 Columbus is no stranger to ... of cocaine addiction, and suffers from the potential threat ... Feb. 27th, the DEA revealed that Kratom is a “drug ... tea; the newly introduced herb from Southeast Asia acts as ... doses. WKYC notes kratom foments symptoms similar to heroin withdrawal, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Backs in Action Receives Two Awards in The Vancouver Courier Readers’ Choice Awards 2015 2Health News:A Waterproof Phone Case with an Interchangeable Lens System was Featured on NewsWatch Television on January 30, 2015 2Health News:The Global Liquefied Petroleum Gas Market is Estimated to Reach $288.7 Billion by 2019 - A Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:The Global Liquefied Petroleum Gas Market is Estimated to Reach $288.7 Billion by 2019 - A Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:ORGANIC VALLEY URGES PUBLIC TO SAVE THE BROs: CAMPAIGN EARNS MORE THAN 1M VIEWS ON YOUTUBE 2Health News:ORGANIC VALLEY URGES PUBLIC TO SAVE THE BROs: CAMPAIGN EARNS MORE THAN 1M VIEWS ON YOUTUBE 3Health News:Columbus, OH Combats the Sale of Kratom as a Drug, Harbor Village Detox Stresses Caution 2
... future of cancer detection and treatment may be in gold ... be seen by the naked eye.// The potential of gold ... in a stable, nontoxic form that can be injected into ... found that a plant extract can be used to overcome ...
... color from lycopene, a disease-fighting antioxidant. A new study, ... provide a different form of lycopene,// one that our ... eating spaghetti covered in sauce made from these orange ... this form of lycopene in participants' blood., ,“While ...
... One in 18 men and women will be diagnosed ... into more than 150,000 people diagnosed // and more ... disease as the second leading cause of cancer death ... rates for this disease have been declining due to ...
... malaria, one of the most common vector-borne diseases, has come ... 1.2 million cases in 2006, the Economic Survey has said. ... Economic Survey said malaria deaths came down from 963 to ... ,According to it, in some parts of the country the ...
... Delhi: The central budget for 2007-08 Wednesday proposes an ... Health Mission (NRHM) from Rs.82.07 billion in 2006-07 to ... budget, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said in parliament that ... and prevention of communicable diseases like tuberculosis and malaria. ...
... new information about a link between the growth of blood ... in our bodies. // ,Growing new blood vessels from ... in growth, development and wound healing. But it also enables ... been scrambling for ways to stop angiogenesis in the fight ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Common Ingredient in Big Macs and Sodas Can Stabilize Gold Nanoparticles for Medical Use 2Health News:Common Ingredient in Big Macs and Sodas Can Stabilize Gold Nanoparticles for Medical Use 3Health News:Unique Tomatoes Tops In Disease-Fighting Antioxidants 2Health News:Unique Tomatoes Tops In Disease-Fighting Antioxidants 3Health News:Incidence of Malaria Has Come Down, Says Economic Survey 2Health News:Cancer Cells Forming Blood Vessels Send Their Copper to the Edge 2Health News:Cancer Cells Forming Blood Vessels Send Their Copper to the Edge 3
(Date:3/4/2015)... --  Mayo Clinic and Gentag, Inc . ... of wearable biosensors designed to fight obesity and diabetes. ... be game-changer. These patch biosensors may help us reduce ... Ph.D. , a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist and ... integrated into the care people receive." A ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... , March 4, 2015 From ... attending the 2015 Distribution Management Conference and Expo ... conference is HDMA,s largest supply chain education event, ... third parties who keep the pharmaceutical distribution industry ... on regulatory and legislative issues important to healthcare ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... , March 4, 2015 Following the ... Legal Action Center (LAC) released a report today ... growing opioid and heroin epidemic through more effective ... The report, "The Case for Expanding Access to ... Epidemic," outlines the health, justice, and economic advantages ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mayo Clinic and Gentag, Inc. Announce Agreement To Develop Wireless Sensors for Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes 2Mayo Clinic and Gentag, Inc. Announce Agreement To Develop Wireless Sensors for Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes 3Improved Medication-Assisted Treatment Policy Could Aid Epidemic of 20 Million Americans with Untreated Addiction 2
Finally, security and dependability in an automatic 5mm clip applier!...
Pilling-Weck, medium-large clip size, 10mm, rotatable take apart...
Insert only, Pilling-Weck small clip size...
Pilling-Weck, small clip size, 10mm, rotatable take apart...
Medicine Products: