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Side population in human lung cancer cell lines and tumors is enriched with stem-like cancer cells.
Stem cells have been isolated by their ability to efflux Hoechst 33342 dye and are referred to as the "side population" (SP). In this study, we used flow cytometry and Hoechst 33342 dye efflux assayExpand
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Incidence of “never events” among weekend admissions versus weekday admissions to US hospitals: national analysis
Objective To evaluate the association between weekend admission to hospital and 11 hospital acquired conditions recently considered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid as “never events” forExpand
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Tumor-Infiltrating T Cells Correlate with NY-ESO-1-Specific Autoantibodies in Ovarian Cancer
Background Tumor-infiltrating CD8+ T cells are correlated with prolonged progression-free and overall survival in epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). A significant fraction of EOC patients mountExpand
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Independent community house hemodialysis as a novel dialysis setting: an observational cohort study.
BACKGROUND There is revived interest in home hemodialysis (HD), which is spurred by cost containment and experience indicating lower mortality risk compared with facility HD and peritoneal dialysisExpand
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Racial and socioeconomic disparities in outcomes following pediatric cerebrospinal fluid shunt procedures.
OBJECT Racial and socioeconomic disparities within the US health care system are a growing concern. Despite extensive research and efforts to narrow such disparities, minorities and economicallyExpand
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Polyfunctional T-Cell Responses Are Disrupted by the Ovarian Cancer Ascites Environment and Only Partially Restored by Clinically Relevant Cytokines
Background Host T-cell responses are associated with favorable outcomes in epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC), but it remains unclear how best to promote these responses in patients. Toward this goal,Expand
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Program and abstracts for the 2012 Joint Meeting of the Society for Glycobiology & American Society for Matrix Biology
Time 8:30 Glycobiology of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells; Steve Dalton, University of Georgia #1 9:00 Siglec-Sialoglycan Binding Regulates Cell-Cell Interactions; Ronald Schnaar, Johns Hopkins SchoolExpand
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