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Cancer, How Cancer Starts, How Cancer Spreads, Where and Why, Animation.

The number of cells in a tissue is determined by the balance between cell division and cell death. Uncontrollable cell division leads to formation of abnormal growths called tumors. Tumors can be benign or malignant. Benign tumors are slow-growing and constrained by surrounding connective tissue so they do NOT spread to other organs. They can […]

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Beta Thalassemia; Causes and Types (minor, major and intermedia)

All right welcome back, so we have been talking about anemia, microcytic anemia, now we’re talking about Thalassemia…in the last video we have talked about alpha-thalassemia (link in description). Today. We’ll talk about beta thalassemia So, Beta Thalassemia is a microcytic anemia, and again symptoms of anemia Tired and pale, pale and tired…sometimes, I have […]

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Meet the Roche Molecular Targeted Therapy team

In Molecular Targeted Therapy, our goal is to target specific genetic changes in tumours that drive survival and proliferation. Upfront we know which patients should benefit from our therapies and which should not. That way, we are only treating patients that are likely to respond. Daily, and almost hourly, there are new innovations that technologically […]

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Personalizing Ovarian Cancer: Knowing your Genetics

Welcome to today’s webinar from UCLA. I am Dr. Beth Carlin, the Director of Cancer Population Genetics at the Johnson Comprehensive Cancer Institute and Director of Women’s Health Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. I’m a gynecologic oncologist, and in honor of gynecologic cancer awareness month, we’re bringing you lectures about those cancers […]

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