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2013-02-27 10:32:37

Lynch Syndrome is a heritable genetic mutation that causes colorectal, endometrial and other cancers.

No Link Between Cancer And Work-Related Stress
2013-02-08 13:27:04

Work-related stress may give you a heart attack, cause a stroke, make you more likely to consume alcohol, facilitate overeating, strain your relationships, reduce hours of sleep, and shorten your lifespan, but it probably won’t give you cancer.

9-11 Study Casts Doubt On Government’s Move To Include Cancer In Compensation Fund
2012-12-19 09:21:40

More than a decade after the World Trade Center terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, the US government added cancer to the list of sicknesses covered by a $4.3 billion fund set up to help rescue workers and others who were adversely affected by the cleanup process after the tragedy.

2012-10-22 22:47:12

Statin use is associated with protection from esophagus cancer according to a new meta-analysis of existing clinical studies exploring the cancer prevention effects of statins presented by a Mayo Clinic researcher, Dr. Siddharth Singh, at the American College of Gastroenterology 77th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas, NV.

2012-10-01 20:53:05

Those who smoke and drink heavily may develop pancreatic cancer at an earlier age than those who don't.

2012-09-28 12:30:40

The CRCgene database, which gathers all genetic association studies on colorectal cancer, allows for researchers to accurately interpret the risk factors of the disease and provides insight into the direction of further colorectal cancer research.

2012-09-24 21:38:17

People with AIDS are at increased risk for developing esophageal and stomach carcinoma as well as non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs).

2012-09-18 22:51:26

The majority of observational studies have shown that alcohol intake, especially heavy drinking, increases a number of upper-aero-digestive tract (UADT) and other cancers, and even moderate drinking is associated with a slight increase in the risk of breast cancer.

Acetaldehyde Carcinogen In Alcohol
2012-08-23 05:45:59

Evidence was revealed Wednesday at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society that alcohol could perhaps have a carcinogenic substance in it that causes cancer.

2012-08-20 11:54:35

New research examining relationships and the use of alcohol finds that while a long-term marriage appears to curb men's drinking, it's associated with a slightly higher level of alcohol use among women.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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