Mary Cremin

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Three human breast cancer cell lines ZR-75-1, MDA-MB-436 and MCF-7 were found to contain respectively, 3.06, 2.69 and 1.86 fmol of somatostatin-like immunoreactivity (SLI) per 10(6) cells. Since SLI is undetectable in the passaging media it must, therefore, be synthesised by the cells. In the presence of fetal calf serum the cells were growth inhibited by(More)
A 62-year-old male patient presented with carcinoma of the larynx which behaved in an atypical fashion clinically. It increased in size rapidly within a period of 5 weeks and clinically presented as a dumbell-shaped neck swelling over the thyroid alae. It had features on plain x-ray, tomography and CT scan which led to the diagnosis of chondrosarcoma of the(More)
Men with prostate cancer from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities have reported many unmet information and support needs. A literature review identified the many challenges health professionals face in addressing these unmet needs, and suggested that not enough is known about the psychosocial effects of a prostate cancer diagnosis on men from BME(More)
It is estimated that approximately 100 000 Irish homes have radon concentrations above the reference level of 200 Bq m(-3). To minimise the number of new homes with this problem, building regulations require that all new homes built since July 1998 in high radon areas are installed with radon barriers during construction. Measurements on local authority(More)
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