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2011-10-06 10:01:12

Over the next decade, the population of cancer survivors over 65 years of age will increase by approximately 42 percent.

2011-09-27 17:59:56

Recent research suggests that the modern day-day-night-night shift pattern for shift workers may not be as disruptive or as potentially carcinogenic as older, more extreme shift patterns.

2011-07-07 15:11:51

Improvements in colorectal cancer mortality rates are concentrated in the northern part of the United States, while southern states continue to fall behind.

2011-03-02 12:48:24

New findings published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, confirm the risk of breast cancer among women who are obese and not physically active, and suggests additional mechanisms beyond estrogen.

2011-02-07 14:32:05

The more allergies one has, the lower the risk of developing low- and high-grade glioma, according to data published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

2010-09-01 08:41:46

Remember when your parents made you sit at the dinner table until you finished all of your veggies? Turns out, they may have been protecting you from lung cancer.

2010-08-31 21:32:34

A common mineral may provide protection against bladder cancer.

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2010-08-31 12:55:00

According to a study released Monday, eating a variety of fruits and vegetables may decrease the risk of some kinds of lung cancer for smokers.

2010-08-10 18:56:19

A new analysis of the California Teachers Study, which analyzed hormone replacement therapy use among 2,857 women for almost 10 years, underscores the need for personalized risk-benefit discussions before women begin hormone therapy.

2010-07-08 13:11:57

A recent report in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, adds to the growing evidence that fish oil supplements may play a role in preventing chronic disease.


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