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2012-10-18 11:24:21

The combination of shortened telomeres, a biological marker of aging associated with cancer development, and elevated depression significantly impacted bladder cancer mortality, according to data presented at the 11th Annual AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held here Oct. 16-19, 2012. "We found that patients with bladder cancer with shorter telomeres and high levels of depression symptoms have a threefold increased risk for mortality," said Meng...

Daily Multivitamins Offer Reduced Risk Of Cancer In Men
2012-10-17 12:17:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We all know that taking our daily vitamins help us maintain a healthy lifestyle. But did you known that men who take a daily multivitamin can help reduce their risk of cancer? According to new research from Brigham and Women´s Hospital (BWH), men who use a daily multivitamin over a long period have a modest, yet significant, reduction in cancer after more than a decade of treatment and follow-up. The findings are based on a...

2012-09-21 23:00:08

Young-adult book author Raymond C. Perkins, Jr., whose son battled and survived a malignant brain tumor at 5 years of age, is launching the “Read2KickCancer” campaign that will provide funds to cancer research through dollars received from book purchases. Derby Line, Vermont (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 Fifty-percent of the proceeds from Perkins´ books in the B.T. and Jimmy Adventure Series, “The Mystery of the Silver Statue,” and his newest addition to the...

Center Calling Shot To Put An End To Cancer
2012-09-21 18:57:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy made the call to put an American on the moon before the end of the decade, Houston's MD Anderson Cancer Center is making the call to significantly reduce the number of deaths from cancers by the end of the decade. The center is launching its "Moon Shots Program" as a way to rally up researchers, and put an end to cancer. "Inspired by America´s drive generations ago to put a man...

2012-08-16 00:42:15

The presence of multiple ovarian cancer genomes in an individual patient and the absence or downregulation of the gene LRP1B are associated with the development of chemoresistance in women with the high-grade serous cancer subtype of ovarian cancer whose disease recurs after primary treatment. These study results are published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. David Bowtell, Ph.D., head of the Cancer Genomics and Genetic Program at the Peter...

2012-07-02 21:38:31

Increasing the number of cups of caffeinated coffee you drink could lower your risk of developing the most common form of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "Our data indicate that the more caffeinated coffee you consume, the lower your risk of developing basal cell carcinoma," said Jiali Han, Ph.D., associate professor at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School in...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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