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2014-05-21 11:53:41

Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered an enzyme they say is tightly linked to how aggressive pancreatic cancer will be in a patient. They say the study, published in Molecular Cancer Research, provides key insights into the most aggressive form of the disease, which is one of the deadliest human cancers. It also offers a number of possible future clinical advances, such as a way to gauge outcome in individual patients, and insight into potential therapy to shut down...

2014-03-12 23:23:53

Narconon Freedom Center releases new information on colorectal cancer and drug use in observance of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in America and one of the most dangerous as well. Colorectal cancer often affects people over the age of fifty. It can affect people of any race, and whether or not it strikes you has little to do with what demographic you are from. However, early screening and...

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer May Lead To Other Forms Of Cancer
2014-03-10 07:03:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People who contract nonmelanoma skin cancer by the age of 25 face an increased risk of eventually developing melanoma or other types of cancer, researchers from the University of Melbourne and the University of Oxford report in a recent edition of the journal Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. According to HealthDay News reporter Robert Preidt, the study authors analyzed data from over 500,000 individuals with a...

2014-02-26 08:29:47

New Alcohol Justice Fact Sheet SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice released a new fact sheet today (available at AlcoholJustice.org) summarizing recent research on alcohol and cancer risk. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110727/DC41105LOGO "We looked at peer-reviewed, scientific reports which closely examined the relationship between alcohol consumption and cancer," stated Alcohol Justice Director of Research Sarah Mart. "As esteemed researchers...

Smoking Bad Not Only For Lungs, But Also For Breasts: Study
2014-02-10 13:19:11

[ Watch the Video: Smoking Can Also Give You Breast Cancer ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cigarette smoking has frequently been linked to cancers of the respiratory system, but a new study has found that smoking can also greatly increase the risk of a certain breast cancer in women. According to a study recently published in the journal Cancer, young women who smoke a pack per day for a decade or longer have a much greater risk of having the most common kind of...

2013-10-30 13:58:24

Teenagers and young adults are at increased risk of suicide after being diagnosed with cancer according to a study published in the leading cancer journal Annals of Oncology today (Wednesday). A study of nearly eight million Swedes aged 15 and over found that among the 12,669 young people diagnosed with cancer between the age of 15 and 30 there was a 60% increased risk of suicide or attempted suicide. The risk was highest during the first year immediately after diagnosis when suicidal...

2013-10-30 10:58:53

Men who spend the most time engaged in sedentary behaviors are at greatest risk for recurrence of colorectal adenomas, benign tumors that are known precursors of colorectal cancers, according to results presented here at the 12th Annual AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held Oct. 27-30. The majority of colorectal cancers arise from precursors called colorectal adenomatous polyps, or colorectal adenomas, which can be removed during a colonoscopy....

Gene-Diet Interaction Explains Beef Cancer Risk
2013-10-24 12:55:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the American Society of Human Genetics 2013 meeting in Boston say they have discovered an interaction that could explain the link between eating meat and colorectal cancer risk. The team said the newly discovered potential gene-diet interaction for colorectal cancer could shed light on the statistically significantly increased risk of the cancer that is associated with the consumption of red and processed meats. "If...

Drinking Coffee Can Reduce Risk Of Liver Cancer
2013-10-22 16:53:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal of the American Gastroenterological Association found drinking coffee could reduce the risk of the most common type of liver cancer. Researchers found coffee consumption could reduce the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) by about 40 percent. Some of the data indicates drinking three cups of coffee per day reduced liver cancer risk by more than 50 percent. "Our research confirms past...

2013-09-25 10:44:30

A simple 'traffic light' test that detects hidden liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in high risk populations could reduce harmful drinking rates and potentially prevent hundreds of alcohol-related deaths a year. Devised by Dr Nick Sheron and colleagues at University of Southampton and Southampton General Hospital, the Southampton Traffic Light (STL) test, which costs about £50, could be used by GPs in the community. Published in the October 2013 issue of the British Journal of General...


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