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2014-04-18 13:44:32

The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue was associated with high-grade, or aggressive, prostate cancer, and this association was found even in those with low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels.

2014-04-15 08:29:16

Trial Will Evaluate Investigational Compound's Efficacy and Safety as an Addition to Standard Chemotherapy in Previously-Untreated Patients NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-04-03 12:56:51

Women who took clomiphene citrate (brand name Clomid) or gonadotropins as a part of fertility treatment did not experience an increased risk for breast cancer over 30 years of follow-up, compared with women who were not treated with these medications.

Organic Foods Do Not Lower Cancer Risk In Women: Report
2014-03-31 04:29:19

Steering clear of pesticides in food won’t reduce a woman’s likelihood of developing cancer, researchers from the Oxford University Cancer Epidemiology Unit claim in a recently-published report.

2014-03-04 23:24:53

A study of more than 16,000 firefighters in five Scandinavian countries finds higher rates of mesothelioma and asbestos may not be the only culprit. Raleigh,

2014-03-04 12:25:57

Unequal access to diagnosis and treatment results in deaths of 1,710 black women annually NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national study published today found a black:

Breast Cancer Mortality Not Reduced By Annual Screening
2014-02-12 13:25:19

Canadian researchers found in a 25-year study that annual breast cancer screenings of women between ages 40 and 59-years-old did not reduce mortality rate from the condition.

Middle-Aged Adults Experiencing Increase In Skin Cancer Incidence
2014-02-05 08:18:45

The overall incidence of skin cancer, among middle aged men and women between 40 and 60 years of age, has increased nearly eightfold between the years of 1970 and 2009, according to a study from the Mayo Clinic.

WHO Report Warns Of Impending Global Cancer Disaster
2014-02-04 08:31:27

Coinciding with World Cancer Day, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IACR) released the World Cancer Report 2014, which highlights the need for health professionals around the world to strengthen prevention efforts on a disease that is quickly becoming a global health disaster.

2014-02-03 20:22:40

GENEVA, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New UN Agency report shows cancer is now the world's biggest killer - with the number of cases set to explode in coming years


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.