Cancer

Immunohistochemistry

Immunohistochemistry (IHC) is a technique used to diagnose, or even differentiate, different types of cancers or other diseases. This lab test uses fluorescently dyed antibodies to selectively test for specific […]

Cancer

What is Ames Testing?

Today, Contract Laboratory received a request from a company for Ames Testing. The Ames test is an assay used throughout the world done using bacteria to detect chemical substances that […]

Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Early Detection Tests Development

Early detection of cancer is important in the treatment of disease. A blood test created by the Georgia Institute of Technology detects ovarian cancer with 90 percent accuracy. ‪To read […]

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Cancer

93 Chemicals in Cigarettes | Tobacco Product

By now it is standard knowledge that chemicals in cigarettes and other tobacco containing products are dangerous. Due to their dangerous nature, the FDA requires tobacco producers to report the […]

Cancer

7 Carcinogens added to 14th Report on Carcinogens

On November 3, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released it’s 14th Report on Carcinogens, or RoC. This report includes 248 chemicals, agents, substances, viruses, etc, that […]

Cancer

FDA Warns Against Ovarian Cancer Screening Tests

Yesterday, the FDA issued a warning about the risks associated with testing marketed as ovarian cancer screenings and the delay in preventive treatments for women who are at an increased […]

Cancer

Immunotherapy Research and Development Studies

Immunotherapy is used to stimulate the immune system as a treatment that is often used in the fight against cancer. It works by using the body’s natural defenses, the immune […]