Amanda Sica

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BACKGROUND In 2005, Uruguay initiated a series of comprehensive anti-smoking measures. We aimed to assess the effect of Uruguay's anti-tobacco campaign. METHODS We did a population-based trend analysis, using neighbouring Argentina, which has not instituted such extensive anti-tobacco measures, as a control. We assessed three key endpoints in both(More)
The idea that tumor initiation and progression are driven by a subset of cells endowed with stem-like properties was first described by Rudolf Virchow in 1855. 'Cancer stem cells', as they were termed more than a century later, represent a subset of tumor cells that are able to generate all tumorigenic and nontumorigenic cell types within the malignancy.(More)
The Second Joint Meeting of the International Cytokine Society and the International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research was held on October 25-30, 1998 in Jerusalem, Israel. The nature of this Joint Meeting dictated that it was intensive and covered topics that included receptor-ligand interactions, signal transduction, transcriptional regulation,(More)